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NNPC, DPR, stakeholders mull new measures to sanitise oil sector

NNPC, DPR, stakeholders mull new measures to sanitise oil sector

•Govt to clampdown on illegal operators in sector Stakeholders in the nation’s oil and gas sector yesterday in Abuja, called for collaborative measures to end sharp practices that could undermine safety of lives, investments and properties in the country. The ...

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Commercial airlines record more fatalities

Commercial airlines record more fatalities

Nigerian carriers still safer The fatality rate on passenger jets worldwide, jumped in 2018, after airlines recorded zero accident deaths on commercial planes in the prior year, according to an annual report. Dutch aviation consulting firm, To70, and the Aviation ...

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Cheque transactions fall 5% as BVN-linked accounts hit 36m

Cheque transactions fall 5% as BVN-linked accounts hit 36m

•PoS deals rise by 39.2% Transactions carried out through cheques fell by 5.02 per cent in 2018, against 2017 levels, indicating that more customers are embracing other payment alternatives, especially electronic. Statistics obtained from the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), showed ...

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