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Customs Ban Importation Of Drones Without End User Certificate

*Generates over N4 billion in September at MMA command The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that drones will not be allowed into the country without End-User-Certificates (EUC) for security reasons. This was disclosed in a press release issued by ...

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FG may revoke Abuja, Ikeja, six Discos’ licences

FG may revoke Abuja, Ikeja, six Discos’ licences

The Federal Government may cancel the licences of eight power distribution companies as the Discos breached some provisions of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act in July 2019. According to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, the eight power firms include ...

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Senate okays oil, gas museum research centre in Oloibiri community

Senate yesterday resolved to ask the Federal Government to direct the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) to begin construction of the oil, gas and research centre in Oloibiri Community, Bayelsa State where oil was first discovered in commercial quantity in ...

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Nigeria’s Colorful Representation ICAO 40th Assemblage

Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika led a rich delegation to the 40th Assemblage of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada recently. Enjoy the photos!

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 Holds Parley With Port Stakeholders In Port Harcourt

As part of efforts to ensure all stakeholders work in unison to boost port efficiency at Rivers Port, the Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman had a fruitful interactive session with officers of the Authority and ...

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Customs continue raid, shut 272 car marts

Customs continue raid, shut 272 car marts

The crackdown by the personnel of the Nigeria Customs Service on car marts suspected to harbour smuggled vehicles has continued nationwide. Our correspondent gathered on Monday that so far, the Customs Comptroller General’s Strike Force and the Customs Federal Operations ...

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FCMB promises improved service delivery

FCMB promises improved service delivery

First City Monument Bank has restated its commitment to attain the highest level of customer advocacy by leveraging its solid business models, bespoke solutions, and excellent service delivery. It added that its  highly professional staff and technology would also be ...

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Customs-seized vehicle kills Ogun student, injures others

Customs-seized vehicle kills Ogun student, injures others

The driver of a suspected smuggled vehicle seized by the  Nigeria Customs Service in Ogun State on Monday reportedly crushed a student to death and injured two others in Ihunbo,  Ipokia Local Government Area of the state. It was learnt ...

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NAMA to install VSAT stations in 26 airports

NAMA Boosts Airways Communication In North Eastern Corridor

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency says it plans to install VSAT stations in 26 airports across the country to boost communication in the airspace. The Managing Director of NAMA, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, said the plan was in line with the ...

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Auto dealers, others battle FG over used Chinese cars

Auto dealers, others battle FG over used Chinese cars

The Federal Government has come under intense pressure to stop the planned sale of used Chinese cars in the country even as some Nigerian firms interested in marketing the low-cost vehicles are reportedly making enquiries. Already, many vehicle assemblers, car ...

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Buhari nominates Adesina for re-election as AfDB president

Buhari nominates Adesina for re-election as AfDB president

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Akinwumi Adesina for re-election as the president of African Development Bank. Adesina, confirmed this in a speech he delivered when he received Emeka-Anyaoku Life-Time Achievement Award organised by Hallmarks of Labour Foundation in Lagos on ...

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FG seeks increased forex earnings through commodities exchange

FG seeks increased forex earnings through commodities exchange

The Federal Government has identified the need to increase foreign exchange earnings and government revenue through the development of a vibrant commodities exchange trading ecosystem. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, while speaking at a roundtable conference on Nigerian Commodities ...

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How VAT Raise Will Trigger Another Economic Recession

How VAT Raise Will Trigger Another Economic Recession

· FG’s taxation drive wont solve economic woes – Experts · Manufacturers demand clarification on indefinite border closure By Kenneth Jukpor The proposed increment of Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5% to 7.5% may seem minimal but according to economic ...

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Managing Flight Delays With Technology

Managing Flight Delays With Technology

Delays are an inevitable and thus inescapable factors of air travel. Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 16,429 cases of delayed flights between January and June 2019 according to figures released by the Consumer Protection Department of Nigerian Civil Aviation ...

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BEARS: Osakwe Departs

BEARS: Osakwe Departs

Nigeria lost a great son recently, Chiedu Osakwe, who died in Geneva, Switzerland. Ambassador Osakwe’s contributions to the world trading system, to Africa’s economic integration and to Nigeria’s trade diplomacy were so hugely significant and unparalleled that his death sent ...

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BULLS: Unity In Diversity

BULLS: Unity In Diversity

As part of efforts to stress the beauty, unity and love available in the nation ‘Nigeria’ who marked her 59th Anniversary last week, MMS Plus picked this photograph of the Acting Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), ...

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Blissful Bilkisu

Blissful Bilkisu

Mrs. Bilkisu Adamu Sani is the Director of Finance and Accounts (DFA) at Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). She is a leader with administrative skills, having horned these skills while serving as a Group Head, with Skye Bank Plc, Abuja ...

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How Significant Is Airport Facility Management?

How important is airport facility management? Without a doubt, facility management is crucial to ensure operational functions around the airport works efficiently. Airports wish to maintain a positive brand image and keep their customers happy with consistent services standard to ...

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Maritime Amazons Explore Avenues To Boost Women Involvement In Maritime

Maritime Amazons Explore Avenues To Boost Women Involvement In Maritime

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to create an opportunity to raise awareness on the importance of gender equality and to highlight the important contribution of women all over the world, to the maritime sector, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ...

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Why NCAA May Not To Implement Some Safety Recommendations – Demuren

Why NCAA May Not To Implement Some Safety Recommendations - Demuren

By Okuneye Moyosola Harold Demuren is a former Director General of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). At a recent quarterly Business Breakfast Round Table meeting organized by Aviation Round Table (ART), he pointed out some of the reasons why NCAA ...

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