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Nigeria’s sluggish economy in web of subsidy conundrum

Nigeria’s sluggish economy in web of subsidy conundrum

The nation’s economy, no doubt, has become a classical case of abused entity, literally going through the pains of maladministration, mismanagement of its resources, secret and underhand dealings, but mostly plundered and exploited. Unfortunately, it is still hostage to the ...

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FG sues for peace in Ogoniland

FG sues for peace in Ogoniland

Ahead of the proposed clean-up in Ogoniland, the Federal Government has called on the people to remain peaceful and avoid taking actions capable of delaying the exercise in oil impacted communities in the area. Dr Marvin Dekil, the Project Coordinator, ...

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Nigerian mortgage, property sector set to tap into diaspora market

Nigerian mortgage, property sector set to tap into diaspora market

Key stakeholders in the real estate and housing finance sector of the Nigerian economy are set to hold a two-day conference/exhibition in London. Tagged “Home Ownership and Property Investment in Nigeria Made Easy” for Nigerians in the United Kingdom and ...

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Government mindful of borrowings, nation safe, says minister

Government mindful of borrowings, nation safe, says minister

• Customs generated N311 billion in Q1 2019 The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said the Federal Government is mindful of the nation’s rising debt burden which eats up about 25 per cent of its yearly earnings, adding ...

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Apapa Extortion: Navy Finds Over N100 Million In Officer’s Account

Apapa Extortion: Navy Finds Over N100 Million In Officer’s Account

* Buhari’s Principal Aide, Rear Admirals get settlements * Chief of Naval Staff Reshuffles 32 Rear Admirals The leadership of the Nigerian Navy has been stunned after allegedly finding over a hundred million Naira in the bank account of an ...

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PIGB: Is The Long Wait Finally Over?

PIGB: Is The Long Wait Finally Over?

Since 2008, Nigeria has been working to improve transparency and accountability in the oil sector.  This brought about the development of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) later modified to become PIGB (Petroleum Industry Governance Bill). PIGB which has been one of the ...

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More Patrol Vessels Needed to Secure Nigerian Waters- Onyung

More Patrol Vessels Needed to Secure Nigerian Waters- Onyung

By Kenneth Jukpor Dr. Mkgeorge Onyung is the new President of the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN). In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he expresses his views as well as strategies to secure Nigerian waters, he also reveals his ...

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Q1 Report: How Customs, CRFFN, FAAN, Others Fared

Q1 Report: How Customs, CRFFN, FAAN, Others Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola MMS Plus presents the scorecard of transport sector agencies based on their performance in the first quarter of 2018 with regards to their core functions. In this week’s appraisal we x-ray the Nigeria Customs ...

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NPA Holds Training, Hosts Foreign Investment Boards

The Nigerian Ports Authority  (NPA) recently organized a critical training programme for journalists; while it also hosted the Thailand Board of Investment in another outing. Enjoy the photos:

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MMS Plus Maiden Quarterly Business Roundtable

Kings Communications Limited recently organized its first strategic quarterly roundtable to review the nation’s economy in the first quarter of 2019. Maritime veterans, finance experts and journalists graced the occasion. Enjoy the photos:

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BEARS: Nanny PRO

BEARS: Nanny PRO

One of the functions of a Public Relations Officer is to address issues from the press and the public where it concerns his or her organization. However, it will be a show of indiscipline and incompetence if a PRO deliberately ...

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Cocoa: Exploring The Huge Global Market For Chocolate Products

Cocoa: Exploring The Huge Global Market For Chocolate Products

Hundreds of years ago, the Greeks referred to chocolate as the ‘food of the gods’. Today, chocolate is a highly demanded luxury product and an impulsive treat for millions of people around the world. No wonder the global market for ...

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BULLS: Minimum Wage Victory

BULLS: Minimum Wage Victory

This week, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the N30,000 National Minimum Wage Bill into law after several delays. This makes it compulsory for all employers of labour in Nigeria to pay to their workers the sum of N30,000. The bill also ...

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Shippers’ Council Begins Investigation On Grimaldi Over Demurrage Charges

Shippers’ Council Begins Investigation On Grimaldi Over Demurrage Charges

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has started investigating Grimaldi Shipping Line over reports of excessive charges and withholding other consignments of freight forwarding companies who have any pending demurrage on a different transaction. This development comes on the heels of ...

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Bayelsa Airport To Commence Commercial Flights In Two Months

Bayelsa Airport To Commence Commercial Flights In Two Months

BAYELSA State-owned newly built International Cargo/Passenger Airport will commence commercial flight operations in about two months. Governor Seriake Dickson made the disclosure in Yenagoa when he hosted the Air Officer Commanding Mobility Command, Yenagoa, Air Vice Marshall Uburufih Peter-Uzezi and ...

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New BASL Communication Head Resigns

New BASL Communication Head Resigns

After the picketing of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos in October last year by various aviation unions, several staff has resigned while others sacked. Some months ago, the Chief Security Officer (CSO), ...

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Customs Train 40 Officers To Combat Smuggling On Waterways

Customs Train 40 Officers To Combat Smuggling On Waterways

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has boosted the activities of its marine command with the just concluded training of forty officers to intensify efforts at curtailing smuggling through the waterways. The Customs Area Controller (CAC) of the Western Marine Command ...

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Fuel To Sell For N145 Per Litre-NNPC

Fuel To Sell For N145 Per Litre-NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said that the Premium Motor Spirit will continue to sell at N145 per litre despite increased landing cost of petroleum products.  NNPC Group General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, while speaking with newsmen ...

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$1.2bn Spent So Far On Brass LNG Project – NNPC

$1.2bn Spent So Far On Brass LNG Project - NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the amount spent on the Brass LNG project from inception till date was about $1.2 billion against the allegations that it has gulped $22 billion. NNPC group general manager, Group Public Affairs ...

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India Now Nigeria’s Biggest Crude Oil Buyer – Buhari

India Now Nigeria’s Biggest Crude Oil Buyer – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that India is now the country’s biggest trade partner, especially in crude oil sales. Buhari was speaking at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, when he received Letters of Credence from the High Commissioner of India to ...

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