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150,000bpd oil pipeline shut for 61 days –Aiteo

150,000bpd oil pipeline shut for 61 days –Aiteo

Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Development Company Limited has decried the attacks on its facilities, saying the Nembe Creek Trunk Line had been shut down for 61 days this year. The oil firm said in a statement that it was constrained ...

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New landing equipment for airports to gulp N7.58bn

New landing equipment for airports to gulp N7.58bn

The Federal Government may be required to spend N7.58bn on new landing equipment at seven airports to improve aircraft movement in adverse weather conditions. Following the high number of delayed and cancelled flights during the harmattan season, the Federal Government ...

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Reps to address improper funding of maritime academy

Reps to address improper funding of maritime academy

The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has said it will liaise with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency to address all issues of improper releases to the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, in Akwa ...

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FG okays $1.6bn new PH, Warri ports

FG okays $1.6bn new PH, Warri ports

Two new seaports costing $1.6bn are to be developed by the Federal Government in the South-South as part of efforts to decongest the Lagos ports, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said. He said the two ports would be ...

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Air Peace, Embraer seal three $212.6m aircraft deal

Air Peace, Embraer seal three $212.6m aircraft deal

Air Peace and Brazilian aerospace conglomerate, Embraer, have signed a contract for three additional E195-E2 confirming purchase rights from the original contract, signed in April this year. With the new signing at the Dubai Airshow, Air Peace has made a ...

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What You Should Know About Aircraft Emergency Exit Row Seats

What You Should Know About Aircraft Emergency Exit Row Seats

In the past, before airlines began charging fees for some seat selections, travelers looking for some extra legroom could book the exit row seat. In exchange for that extra room, you had to listen to a flight attendant explain how ...

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Port Access Roads: Ministry of Works, Contractors In N40,000 Govt Rubbles Scandal

Port Access Roads: Ministry of Works, Contractors In N40,000 Govt Rubbles Scandal

· Truckers accuse Ministry of Works of complicity · Contractors sell rubbles at N40,000 per tipper By Kenneth Jukpor Officials of the Ministry of Works and the contractors of the ongoing road construction for Mile 2/ Tin Can Port access roads have ...

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Amazing Amina

Amazing Amina

Hajiya Amina Ozi-Salami is the Airport Manager, Kaduna International Airport. Amina is a smart and dedicated career woman. She is also an avid reader and an ardent music lover. Amina wishes you an amazing week.

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Why Terminal Operators, Shipping Companies Flout FG Directives On Cargo Evacuation – Uche

Why Terminal Operators, Shipping Companies Flout FG Directives On Cargo Evacuation - Uche

By Kenneth Jukpor Chief Increase Uche is the President of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF). In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper he appraises the impact of recent government directives for efficient operations at seaports. He ...

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BEARS: Isheri Debris Mountain

BEARS: Isheri Debris Mountain

The photo above is the dump site located at Isheri-Igando, Lagos. It is sad that this site and many other locations in Lagos state have become debris mountains. Environmental hazards as well as other health issues have become huge threats ...

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Emission Control: Managing Air pollution In Nigeria

Emission Control: Managing Air pollution In Nigeria

Air pollution has been recognized as an environmental hazard posing health challenges around the world but West Africa has been reputed to be the biggest violators in the 21st century. Around the world there has been significant technological efforts towards ...

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BULLS: Sporty Tin Can Customs

Sporty Tin Can Customs

Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is known for many things but sports would standout as new side to its prism. The Service has a star-studded football team at Tin Can Island Command known as Tin Can Strikers. The team was caught ...

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FG Charges N50 For Multi-billion Pipelines Licences

FG Charges N50 For Multi-billion Pipelines Licences

Sixty-three years after the Oil Pipelines Act came into force, the country has continued to charge a meagre N50 for licences to operate pipeline networks worth $4.6 million. Verification from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) showed that over 85 ...

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Emerging Cyber Threats In Nigeria’s Aviation Sector (1)

Emerging Cyber Threats In Nigeria’s Aviation Sector (1)

By Okuneye Moyosola More than most sectors, aviation has embraced digital transformation. Airports are turning to connected technologies such as the internet of things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), cloud computing, among others. SITA,  a multinational information technology company providing IT and ...

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CBN Stabilises Naira With $25.68bn In Eight Months

CBN Stabilises Naira With $25.68bn In Eight Months

The Central Bank of Nigeria injected about $25.68bn to stabilise the nation’s currency in the foreign exchange market between January and August this year. The $25.68bn was arrived based on analysis of the monthly economic report released by the apex ...

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Operator Seeks $50m For Lagos Cable Car Project

Operator Seeks $50m For Lagos Cable Car Project

Transactions worth $40.1bn were secured at the second edition of the African Investment Forum, President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has said. Ropeways Transport, promoter of Lagos Cable Car Project, also sought $50m from financiers to make ...

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FG To Employ 75,000 Agric Workers

FG To Employ 75,000 Agric Workers

The Federal Government has announced that it would employ 75,000 agricultural extension workers to motivate farmers in the production of agro commodities. It also inaugurated the National Fish Association of Nigeria with the aim of boosting domestic fish production following ...

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NNPC Secures US Grant For 1,350MW Power Plant

NNPC Secures US Grant For 1,350MW Power Plant

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has announced that it had concluded arrangements with the United States Trade and Development Agency to sign a $1.16m grant as part funding for the NNPC-Abuja Independent Power Project. It said the plant was modelled ...

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Petroleum Minister Laments Ambiguity In Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Laws

Petroleum Minister Laments Ambiguity In Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Laws

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has expressed discomfort with Nigeria’s legislations affecting the oil and gas industry. Sylva explained that clarity in the drafting of the laws would eliminate the many disagreements and lawsuits currently witnessed ...

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Nigeria Losing Billions To Gas Flaring – Reps

Nigeria Losing Billions To Gas Flaring – Reps

The House of Representatives has expressed concern about the huge financial loss the nation is incurring as a result of gas flaring by oil companies operating in the Niger Delta. Consequently, the House has directed its committees to investigate the ...

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