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APFFLON Decries Hardship Following Ban Of Motorcycles

The African Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON), has criticised the hardship on residents following the ban on commercial motorcycles and Keke operators in Lagos metropolis by the Lagos State Government recently. The National President of ...

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Nigeria automates ship registry, targets international trade

Nigeria automates ship registry, targets international trade

For more efficient registration and participation in the global shipping industry, Nigeria has adopted a software licence to commence the automation of the ship registry processes. The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, who disclosed this ...

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Fans go nuts for Super Eagles’ new kit

Fans go nuts for Super Eagles’ new kit

• ‘If there was a World Cup for kits, Nigeria would win every time’ Nike have revealed the new ‘Swoosh’ Nigeria kits and their designs have once again been met with widespread acclaim. The last World Cup shirt two years ...

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Senate worries over Coronavirus screening failures at airports

Senate summons AGF, CBN over N596bn ecological fund

• Upper chamber raises the alarm over strange disease outbreak in Benue • Asks health ministry to investigate • Says death toll hits 15, 104 persons infected • Chinese govt assures Nigerians of overcoming disease The Senate yesterday expressed worry ...

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NCP, others kick as INEC deregisters 74 political parties

NCP, others kick as INEC deregisters 74 political parties

Commission fixes dates for Edo, Ondo gov elections The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 out of the 92 political parties in the country. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who made the announcement at a press ...

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Buhari meets economic council, laments lack of synergy in MDAs

Buhari meets economic council, laments lack of synergy in MDAs

• Orders SGF to act fast, correct lapses • Members raise concern over slow growth rate in economy President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday frowned at lack of synergy in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government in the report submitted by ...

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Trump confirms killing of AQAP chief in Yemen

Trump confirms killing of AQAP chief in Yemen

President Donald Trump confirmed Thursday that the US had killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula days after the jihadist group claimed responsibility for a mass shooting at a US naval base. The US “conducted a counterterrorism operation ...

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Electricity tariff hike will push cost above 40%, MAN warns

Electricity tariff hike will push cost above 40%, MAN warns

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has charged the nation’s economic managers on the need to attract significant investment to encourage large scale generation and significant improvement in transmission and distribution of power supply in the country. MAN noted that ...

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Confusion over Senate’s bid to review constitution

Confusion over Senate’s bid to review constitution

• Oyebode, others fault lawmakers’ power to carry out task • ‘It is another opportunity to restructure nation’ • YCE, Ohanaeze seek return to confab report Discordant reactions yesterday trailed the move by the Senate to review the nation’s constitution. ...

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