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Drones Can Solve Lagos Port Gridlock – Global Air Media

Drone Technology And Its Benefits To Airports

By Okuneye Moyosola Drones have been highlighted as a viable solution to addressing security and traffic problems at Nigerian seaports. This was disclosed at a Drone Technology and Entrepreneurship Workshop organized by the American Embassy in partnership with Global Air ...

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Maritime Security Facelift: Buhari Signs Anti-Piracy Law

Buhari To Commission First ICD In South-South

By Kenneth Jukpor In what can be described as a breakthrough in Nigeria’s war against piracy and other crimes on the nation’s territorial waters, President Mohammadu Buhari has signed the Anti-Piracy bill.   According to the Director General of the ...

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Nigeria To Get Laws Regulating Carriage Of Goods Via Rail – NSC Boss

Nigeria To Get Laws Regulating Carriage Of Goods Via Rail - NSC Boss

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to address the numerous challenges affecting the carriage of goods in country, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has revealed that a law to regulate the carriage of goods by rail will soon be introduced ...

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Government insists on recapitalisation of insurance industry

Government insists on recapitalisation of insurance industry

Urges operators to support sector’s well-being The Federal Government has charged insurance operators not to work against the current industry recapitalisation move by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), which is aimed at taking the industry to lofty heights.President Muhammadu Buhari, represented ...

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NAQS woos EU to remove ban on export of dried beans

NAQS woos EU to remove ban on export of dried beans

The Nigeria Agriculture Quarantine Agency (NAQS), has appealed to the European Union (EU), to remove the ban placed on exportation of dried beans since June 2015. The EU had banned the exportation of dried beans from Nigeria, on grounds that ...

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‘New national fleet will create wealth, employment for Nigerians’

‘New national fleet will create wealth, employment for Nigerians’

• NSC expresses commitment to re-introduce cargo trackers at seaports The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has declared that a private sector-led national fleet will aid Federal Government’s economic diversification drive, create wealth, and provide massive employment ...

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Nigeria, others urged to leverage AfCFTA for local production of pharmaceutical products

Nigeria, others urged to leverage AfCFTA for local production of pharmaceutical products

With the African Continental Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) now in force, it was time for the continent to increase domestic production of pharmaceutical products and end over dependence on imported medicines, stakeholders have said. The AfCFTA, they agreed, provides an opportunity ...

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Experts proffer strategies for sustainable family business conglomerates

Experts proffer strategies for sustainable family business conglomerates

To achieve sustainable growth of business, experts have called for the use of suitably qualified external consultants to boost limited in-house capacity and expertise needed to carry out a thorough business transformation. Specifically, the Partner, Executive Edge Limited, Lagos, Dr. ...

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AIB gets new conditions of service

AIB gets new conditions of service

The Federal Government has approved a new condition of service for the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB). The approval, conveyed in a letter dated June 25, 2019 and sent to the Bureau from the office of the Head of Civil Service ...

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At least 45 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast

At least 45 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast

At least 45 people were killed and more than 100 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed and then exploded as people gathered fuel, emergency services said Tuesday. The truck overturned near shops while travelling through the village ...

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