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CRFFN Begins Full Enforcement Of POF Collection, Today, Seeks Compliance

CRFFN Begins Full Enforcement Of POF Collection, Today, Seeks Compliance

Following the expiration of a three-week grace to ensure compliance, the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) has commenced the full implementation of  collection of the Practitioners’ Operating Fee(POF) in all the nation’s seaports today, Wednesday, March ...

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Ships Should Be Quarantined At Nigerian Ports For 14 Days – YoungShip

Ships Should Be Quarantined At Nigerian Ports For 14 Days - YoungShip

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria from the seaports, YoungShip Nigeria has admonished the federal government to detain inbound ships for fourteen days in order to quarantine the crew and goods. ...

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Reps Evade Critical Issues On N50bn NIMASA Floating Dock

Reps' Evade Critical Issues On N50bn NIMASA Floating Dock

By Kenneth Jukpor The tour of the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration ended without the committee taking a position to address the challenges facing the jettisoned floating dock owned by the Nigerian Maritime Administation and ...

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Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo assemblies pass Amotekun bill

Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo assemblies pass Amotekun bill

The Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun and Ondo Houses of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps bill into law. The bill seeks to unify the proposed law guiding the security outfit  (Amotekun)  jointly established by the ...

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FG’s 330kv/132kv transmission station to improve North West’s electricity access

FG’s 330kv/132kv transmission station to improve North West’s electricity access

The Federal Government is currently constructing a new 330kv/132kv substation in Daura, Katsina State as part of its plan to strengthen and boost power supply to the North West region of the country. Speaking during a courtesy visit to the ...

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‘Mourners’ jostle for Uwajumogu’s seat in Senate

‘Mourners’ jostle for Uwajumogu’s seat in Senate

• Deceased wife, elder sister join race The jostle for the replacement of the senatorial seat hitherto occupied by the late Benjamin Uwajumogu, who on December 18, 2019 because of death, ceased to be a senator, has earnestly begun. He ...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be postponed over coronavirus

• Japan’s minister speaks Japan’s Olympic minister says the Tokyo 2020 Games could be postponed from the summer until later in the year amid fears over the coronavirus outbreak. In a response to a question in Japan’s parliament, Seiko Hashimoto ...

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Wike inaugurates 17 perm secs as Rivers Assembly clears nine commissioners

Wike inaugurates 17 perm secs as Rivers Assembly clears nine commissioners

Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday inaugurated 17 new permanent secretaries in Rivers State. This comes as the House of Assembly screened and confirmed the nine commissioner-nominees whose names were submitted on Monday for clearance. The governor, while swearing in the permanent ...

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How Ihedioha’s appeal split Supreme Court

How Ihedioha’s appeal split Supreme Court

• Six justices dismiss suit to reclaim mandate • ‘We have no power to review any application’ • You’ve inherent power to do so, Justice Nwenze insists • ‘Courts should be stripped of power to impose candidates’ The tussle over ...

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