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1,500 MSMEs To Benefit From Shared Facility Scheme — Osinbajo

FG To Establish 37 Small Businesses Clusters

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that over 1,500 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) will benefit directly from the first phase of the shared facility scheme being facilitated by the federal government. Osinbajo stated this at the ...

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Obaseki, Institute Of Taxation Fine-tune Strategy To Widen Tax Net

Obaseki, Institute Of Taxation Fine-tune Strategy To Widen Tax Net

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government will partner with the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to drive advocacy campaigns so as to widen the tax net in the state. Edo State ...

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AfDB Seeks More Chinese Agric Investments In Africa

AfDB Seeks More Chinese Agric Investments In Africa

The African Development Bank has met a private sector consortium from China in a bid to attract investment through partnerships in the development of Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones across Africa. A statement from the AfDB, last week further disclosed that ...

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First Bank To Support SMEs

First Bank To Support SMEs

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has expressed its support for the Small and Medium Enterprises in the country. A statement from the bank said that as part of its activities for this segment of the economy, it would introduce its ...

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 AfCFTA: The Relationship Between Prosperity And Imperfect Contemporary Implementation Of A Free Trade Agreement

  AfCFTA: The Relationship Between Prosperity And Imperfect Contemporary Implementation Of A Free Trade Agreement

By Dr. Eugene Nweke. In my Global Trade Review, released last quarter October,2018, I did raise issues and concerns of note having gone through the proposed Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). I also requested the management of the Council ...

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How To Save Air Freight Cost With Right Packaging Solution

How To Save Air Freight Cost With Right Packaging Solution

As air shipping becomes more affordable and more widely available, many companies have turned to it as a fast and reliable option. Air shipment can move your products much more quickly than land or sea freight, but there are some ...

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NAMA To Reduce Pilots, Controllers’ Hitches

Harmattan: NAMA begins test run of landing equipment

The Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said the sectorisation of the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) into two will reduce radio airspace communication challenges faced by pilots and air traffic controllers over congestion. Its Managing Director, Captain Fola Akinkuotu, ...

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Policy Makers Harp On The Need To License ATSEP

Policy Makers Harp On The Need To License ATSEP

The need for urgent license Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel (ATSEP) to further enhance safety in the country and the region has become topmost on the agenda of the Ministry of Aviation. Permanent Secretary, ministry of transportation Sabiu Zakari made ...

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IMO Council Elections: Improved Ship Registry To Boost Nigeria’s Chances

Maximizing Potentials For Nigeria’s IMO Council Bid

NIMASA receives report from Ilori-led committee on ship registry By Kenneth Jukpor As the December 2019 elections into the Governing Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) draws near, experts have tipped an improved ship registry as a factor that ...

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Over 100 Women To Benefit In MMS WILCEP Training

No fewer than one hundred Nigerian women are set to receive free empowerment, skill acquisition and career mentoring, as MMS Plus Woman Of Fortune Hall Of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative holdS its 3rd WILCEP Africa mentorship programme, this week. The event ...

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Women Inclusion: APM Terminals Apapa Employs Six Female Crane Operators

Lagos ports risk congestion as borders remain closed

Jacob disclosed this when the executive members of the Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica) Nigeria branch, visited him in Lagos on Thursday. The team also visited ENL Consortium and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), both in Apapa, ...

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