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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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There Are Benchmarks To Evaluate Accidents Reports – Udoh

There Are Benchmarks To Evaluate Accidents Reports – Udoh

By Okuneye Moyosola Engr. Nnamdi Udoh is a former Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).  In this Interview with MMS Plus, he appraises the credibility of accidents reports and recommendations can be evaluated. Enjoy it: What necessary steps ...

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Confusion over customs’ clampdown on auto dealers

Confusion over customs’ clampdown on auto dealers

• $8 billion market threatened • Anxiety over prices of vehicles The nation’s automobile industry is currently in the grip of confusion as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) begins a major clampdown on car dealers in search of smuggled vehicles. ...

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Operators protest against tax on GSM, cable TV subscriptions

Operators protest against tax on GSM, cable TV subscriptions

• Claim plan will impact subscribers, economy negatively Telecommunications operators have kicked against plans by the National Assembly to impose taxes on global system for mobile (GSM) and cable television subscriptions and services in the country. Under the aegis of ...

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Senate raises 2020 budget from N9.12tr to N10.729tr

Budget: Buhari plans massive development, works gets lion’s share

• Approves medium-term expenditure framework • Reps okay 2.18mbpd, $57/barrel as crude oil benchmark The Senate yesterday invited President Muhammadu Buhari to present the 2020 budget as it increased it from N9.12 trillion to N10.729 trillion. It also adopted the ...

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Stakeholders downplay Ecuador’s exit from OPEC

Stakeholders downplay Ecuador’s exit from OPEC

Stakeholders have said Ecuador’s intention to exit the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), may not have significant impact on the outlook of the oil market as well as the cartel. While Ecuador had said it would leave in ...

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Youths Make Case For Onitsha River Port As Muoghalu Emerges NIWA Boss

Youths Make Case For Onitsha River Port As Muoghalu Emerges NIWA Boss

By Kenneth Jukpor   Barely 24 hours after the National Auditor of the All Progressives Congress (APC) George Muoghalu has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), he has been tasked with transforming ...

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