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MTN, Airtel, ntel, 13 Other Firms Scramble for 9mobile

MTN, Airtel, ntel, 13 Other Firms Scramble for 9mobile

The scramble to acquire 9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth largest network operator, promises to be very competitive, as 16 firms have submitted expressions of interest (EoIs) to Barclays to bid for 9mobile, media has learnt. Companies that have expressed interest in 9mobile, ...

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Dangote Cement consolidates pan-African operations

Dangote Cement consolidates pan-African operations

Dangote Cement says it has maintained its strong hold in the Nigerian domestic cement market, accounting for 65 per cent of the market volume, while other African plants, volumes went up by 7.5 per cent to 7.0 metric tonnes per ...

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BVN court ruling: Bank heads to meet, Nigerians in diaspora kick

BVN court ruling: Bank heads to meet, Nigerians in diaspora kick

Company secretaries and legal teams of 19 Deposit Money Banks in the country will on Tuesday hold an emergency meeting to fashion out modalities to comply with a court order directing commercial banks to freeze bank accounts without the Bank ...

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Hassan Bello, Dakuku, Usoro To Unveil  Book on Effective Leadership

Hassan Bello, Dakuku, Usoro To Unveil  Book on Effective Leadership

As the nation is charged with the expectation of the 2017 edition of the MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame, the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Nigerian Shippers’ Council(NSC), Barr. Hassan Bello and the Director- General of the ...

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Politicians, Bank Officials Plunder N300million CBN Agriculture Credit

Politicians, Bank Officials Plunder N300million CBN Agriculture Credit

*As shipping lines, terminal operators stifle ICDs in Nigeria *No official complaints from ICDs *Shipping lines introduce fresh charges By Jude Odo, Enugu & Kenneth Jukpor Over N300 million Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) agriculture credit meant for small scale ...

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Arms Influx And Customs Utopian Investigations

Arms Influx And Customs Utopian Investigations

By Oyeniyi Iwakun The influx of arms totaling two thousand, six hundred and seventy one (2, 671) in eight months this year has generated more arguments than before. The dust in the air has remained unsettled because of the fear ...

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Entrepreneurial Values

Entrepreneurial Values

Being an entrepreneur can mean a lot of different things to different people. However I believe there are some terms that all entrepreneurs can identify with:    Creative    Visionary    Bold    Determined    Problem Solver    Intrepid    Risk Taker    PassionateDid you notice that none ...

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Managing Illegal Mining Activities For Common Good

Managing Illegal Mining Activities For Common Good

By Oyeniyi Iwakun “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”― R. Buckminster Fuller Buckminster Fuller and Janet Adeyemi are of compatible ideology when it comes solving ...

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Importers Can Use SONCAP To Prevent Post-Shipping Ordeals

Importers Can Use SONCAP To Prevent Post-Shipping Ordeals

The Director General of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) Barr. Osita Aboloma was represented by Engr. Bede Obayi, Director, Inspectorate and Compliance at SON. He expounded several pertinent issues bothering on SON’s activities, challenges and the efforts towards enhancing ...

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Chinyirious Chinyere

Chinyirious Chinyere

Mrs. Chinyere Annie-Okonkwo is the Director, Topwide Ventures Limited. She has many admirable qualities such as her exceptional simplicity, humility, loyalty and diligence at work. No wonder, she is admired by all including her colleagues and her sub-ordinates. As a ...

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BEARS: SON Goofs

BEARS: SON Goofs

The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) has taken up the onus to frequently engage port stakeholders on appropriate procedures to enhance the ease of doing business at the ports in line with the recent presidential orders on ports operations. However, ...

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BULLS: Who’s The Debtor?

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

Recently Aviation Unions and Bi-Courteny Aviation Services Ltd, managers of the MMA2 Terminal have been at loggerheads over the issue of who owes what in the aviation industry. According to the aviation unions, BASL owes the Federal Airports Authority of ...

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We Contributed $29bn To Nigeria In Four Years – SPDC

We Contributed $29bn To Nigeria In Four Years – SPDC

Shell Petroleum Development Company, has said that it contributed $29bn. to the Nigerian economy in the last four years. The company’s General Manager, External Relations, Mr. Igo Weli, made this known in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, during the 2017 Swamp ...

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NPA MD Assures Investors On Ease Of Doing Business At Ports

NPA MD Assures Investors On Ease Of Doing Business At Ports

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman has assured the Business Community in Nigeria, especially the maritime sub-sector that authority has put in place appropriate measures that would enable it facilitate business activities at ...

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NPA Unveils State-Of-The-Art Modern Pollution Equipment

NPA Unveils State-Of-The-Art Modern Pollution Equipment

As part of efforts to prioritize the safety and security of the Nigerian maritime domain, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman unveiled modern pollution and environmental equipment namely Drones, Jet Skies and Booms for ...

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TROMPCON MONARCH WRITES OFF POLICE SECURITY SUMMIT IN NIGER DELTA

Sunny Edemenang – Uyo In a gesture of genuine quest for peace in the Niger Delta Region and Nigeria at large, the National Chairman of Traditional Rulers of Oil and Mineral Producing Communities of Nigeria, TROMPCON and the Paramount Ruler ...

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Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light crude

Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light crude

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, has lifted force majeure on the exports of Bonny Light crude oil, one month after it was declared. A spokesperson for Shell said the force majeure was ...

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Barclays to find new investors for 9mobile

Barclays to find new investors for 9mobile

There are indications that Barclays Bank has been saddled with the responsibility of finding investors for 9mobile based on the decision of Nigerian lenders. Reuters reported on Thursday that sources in the bank revealed that Barclays had started work on the ...

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Budget: FG to spend N1.16tn more in 2018

Budget: FG to spend N1.16tn more in 2018

The country’s national budget will rise by N1.16tn in 2018, according to projections contained in the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. The President forwarded the MTEF/FSP to the ...

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Solar power: FG attracts investors with pioneer status

Solar power: FG attracts investors with pioneer status

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said investors can now manufacture solar systems in the country following the recent review of the pioneer status incentive. Fashola stated this in Lagos on Thursday at the launch ...

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