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BDC operators seek cut in cashless processing fees

BDC operators seek cut in cashless processing fees

The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria has called for a downward review of the cash processing fees introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria under the cashless policy. In ABCON’s quarterly economic review for third quarter of ...

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Increased Customs Revenue Spells Doom For Nigeria’s Economy–PEBEC

Increased Customs Revenue Spells Doom For Nigeria’s Economy--PEBEC

· Armed Robbers attack our vessels at berth bimonthly in Apapa – Dangote By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the federal government’s tendency to set revenue targets for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), fresh reports have emerged that increased Customs revenue generation ...

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Harnessing Problem Solving Skills

Harnessing Problem Solving Skills

At times, workplace can be a maze. You are not sure whether what you are doing is politically correct or not, and many times you make mistakes. One of the areas where the top management scores the least marks is ...

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Analyzing Nigeria’s 2025 Quest For Gender Balance In Aviation

Analyzing Nigeria's 2025 Quest For Gender Balance In Aviation

  By Okuneye Moyosola Aviation has been associated with men for decades despite women’s significant contributions from the beginning but now, aviation leaders globally have sued for more leading roles for women. Women have played a pivotal role in the ...

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BULLS: Dial A Plumber

BULLS: Dial A Plumber

Today, there are several websites and applications that link technicians such as Plumbers, Electricians, Engineers, among others but almost 30 years ago, this was Lagos State Governor’s dream. Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed this last when at the Lituation sub-national conference where ...

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BEARS: Dangerous Delays

FG approves N10 billion for Enugu airport repairs

The runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja was fixed in less than six weeks while Enugu Airport, the only international airport in the south east has been shut down for 7 weeks without a single action on ground. Although, ...

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How to Become an Aircraft Mechanic

How to Become an Aircraft Mechanic

Major aircraft manufacturers are predicting a need for thousands of aircraft maintenance technicians each year over the next several years as more and more airplanes are produced. So the career as an aircraft mechanic is still up-and-coming. There is the ...

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Som-som Somachi

Som-som Somachi

Somachi Chris-Asoluka is the Head of Policy and External Relations for the Tony Elumelu Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Somachi worked with the Corporate Governance and Finance division of Phillips Consulting Limited and she served as a research assistant ...

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Nigeria Needs Well-Structured Trade, Industrial Policies – Chukwu

Nigeria Needs Well-Structured Trade, Industrial Policies – Chukwu

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Johnson Chukwu is the Managing Director of Cowry Assets Management Limited. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper he shares his thoughts on the proposed increment in Value Added Tax (VAT), appraises the government’s excessive taxation ...

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Lagos Road Construction Would Speed Up When Rain Stops – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Road Construction Would Speed Up When Rain Stops - Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor,  Babajide Sanwo-Olu has, for the umpteenth time, pleaded with the residents of the state to bear with the government over deplorable state of many roads in the metropolis. The governor reiterated that most of the roads would ...

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MWUN Issues 14-Days Ultimatum To Terminal Operators On Illegal Employees

MWUN Issues 14-Days Ultimatum To Terminal Operators On Illegal Employees

Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to terminal operators to identify and fish out illegal employees hanging around their terminals, the union says that these are the elements perpetrating acts of pilfering inside Nigerian Ports ...

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MMS, Maritime Industry Mourns Promise Anaroke’s Demise

The Un-promised Exit Of Mrs. Promise Sends Shocks

Mrs. Promise Anaroke, Founding Member of Kings Communications Limited and wife of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kingsley Anaroke has passed on. Kings Communications Limited, publishers of MMS Plus newspaper announced the death of the company’s jewel on Thursday, although ...

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FAAN To Deploy K9 Dogs To Enhance Safety, Security At The Airports

FAAN To Deploy K9 Dogs To Enhance Safety, Security At The Airports

Security of the nation’s airports and in particular, surveillance of the perimeter fence will soon be stepped up with the deployment of well trained K9 dogs. In safety and security standard practice, K9 security detection dogs are trained to screen ...

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NAMA Boosts Airways Communication In North Eastern Corridor

NAMA Boosts Airways Communication In North Eastern Corridor

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has completed the installation of a Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) station at the Jos airport in Plateau State successfully integrating the VHF radio into the network in an effort to eliminate blind spots in ...

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IMF Advises Nigeria On Reducing Vulnerabilities, Boosting Growth

Nigeria must end reliance on oil to fight poverty – IMF

 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the federal government to take action on a coherent and coordinated set of policies to urgently reduce vulnerabilities and increase growth over the medium term. The advice was contained in the report of ...

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FG Advises State Governments To Key Into CBN’s AADS

FG Advises State Governments To Key Into CBN’s AADS

Ministry of Budget and National Planning, has urged State Governments to key into the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Accelerated Agriculture Development Scheme AADS as part of the effort towards the diversification of the country’s economy through agriculture. CBN Permanent ...

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Budget: 85% VAT Going To States, LGAs

Budget: 85% VAT Going To States, LGAs

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that 85 per cent of the Value Added Tax to be raised in the 2020 budget will go back to the states and local governments areas to take care of ...

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13 States Raise N346bn From Bonds

A total of 13 states raised N346bn revenue from bonds between 2013 and 2017, data obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commission showed. An analysis of the data revealed that Lagos State Government topped the list with a total of ...

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Russia’s Lukoil Plans Stakes In Nigerian Oilfields

Russia’s Lukoil Plans Stakes In Nigerian Oilfields

Russia’s second-largest crude producer, LukOil, is finalising its investment decision towards acquiring stakes in Nigerian oil fields. This came as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday announced a 115 per cent increase in pipeline vandalism on its network. A ...

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NNPC Sees N4.26bn Trading Surplus In July

NNPC Sees N4.26bn Trading Surplus In July

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC recently, declared a trading surplus of N4.26 billion in its operations for the month of July 2019. In a statement on its Monthly Financial and Operations Report for July 2019, the NNPC disclosed that ...

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