Daily Archives: September 3, 2019

Africa Unites Against Unfair Surcharges, Others (1)

It is a struggle on course like the slave trade and colonialism, that ended in their due time. For the Umpteenth  time, Union of African Shippers’ Council (UASC) and this time, the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) organised a summit in ...

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Amaechi’s Songs of Honour (1)

Recently, the transport industry stakeholders and the business community as well as the trending political power brokers in Nigeria’s political space converged in Lagos to honour Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, shortly before his reappointment as the Minister of Transportation. Oh! ...

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Smugglers conceal foods alongside poisonous substances, customs alleges

Smugglers conceal foods alongside poisonous substances, customs alleges

Sequel to joint action at the nation’s border posts, smugglers have devised another means of concealing contrabands, mostly food items with poisonous substances. Area Controller, Federal Operations Unit, (FOU), Zone A, Ikeja of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Compt. Muhammed ...

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Experts want increased participation in debt capital market

Indices rebound by improved H1 bank earnings, materials sub-sector

With only three per cent adult patronage in the capital market, stakeholders have urged retail investors to patronise the debt capital market that offers guaranteed higher returns and less investment risks. Besides, they stressed the need to ensure that proper ...

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New calibration aircraft to save Nigeria N305 million yearly

New calibration aircraft to save Nigeria N305 million yearly

The newly acquired equipment calibration aircraft has been estimated to save Nigeria at least N305 million yearly. The aircraft, a Beechcraft Super King Air 350 (B350) for the calibration of navigational aids at airports nationwide, ends the era of hiring ...

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200 graduate farmers to share N74.4m in Ogun

200 graduate farmers to share N74.4m in Ogun

About 200 unemployed youths in Ogun State have received N74.4million under the Fadama III agricultural programme of the Federal Government. The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun issued the cheques to the youths trained under the scheme in Abeokuta recently, while ...

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Governor Wike offers solution to oil theft

Governor Wike offers solution to oil theft

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has charged the Federal Government to collaborate with oil producing states to tackle economic sabotage being perpetrated by oil thieves. Blaming collusion between oil thieves and security agencies for huge oil losses in the country, ...

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Airlines divert to PHIA, Owerri as Enugu airport closes for repairs

Airlines divert to PHIA, Owerri as Enugu airport closes for repairs

Airlines’ operators may have settled for the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, Imo State, and Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) in Rivers State, as alternative to the Akanu Ibiam Airport, Enugu, currently closed for repairs. The move follows the ...

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