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PenCom gives insurance compliance, submission deadline

PenCom gives insurance compliance, submission deadline

In compliance to the Pension Reform Act (PRA) 2014, the National Pension Commission (PenCom), has given employers of labour up till March 31st, to comply with the guidelines for life insurance policy for employees, and the submission of insurance certificates. ...

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Shipping firm increases freight rates to Nigeria

Shipping firm increases freight rates to Nigeria

Fifth Largest shipping company in the world, Hapag-Lloyd, has increased its freight rate with the review of Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) on all container types originating from anywhere in the world to Tin Can Island, and Apapa ports in Lagos, ...

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Oil Price Rises Above $66 on OPEC Deal, US Sanctions

Oil Price Rises Above $66 on OPEC Deal, US Sanctions

Crude oil rose for a fifth day yesterday, on track for its strongest first quarter in eight years, thanks to a growing belief among investors that the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) supply cuts will prevent a build-up in ...

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Vivacious Vanessa

Vivacious Vanessa

Mrs. Vanessa Adetola Uansohia is the Assistant Manager, Corporate Communications of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL). She is a beautiful woman with elegance, class and style. Vanessa believes that respect is reciprocal and applies it in her relationship with others, a characteristic ...

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Stock Market Sheds N196bn over Deferment of Polls

Stock Market Sheds N196bn over Deferment of Polls

The Nigerian stock market took a plunge yesterday as some disappointed investors reduced their appetite for equities while others sold to lock in profits due to apprehension over the delayed elections. The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index, which gained ...

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FG Highlights Gains of GEM, World Bank-funded Project

FG Highlights Gains of GEM, World Bank-funded Project

The project implementation Unit of the GEM Project yesterday said the $160 million World Bank-funded project, being implemented by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI), has been a success story. The Strategy Communications Adviser to the Minister ...

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Manufacturers, Importers Groan over Customs’ End User Certificate Abuse

Manufacturers, Importers Groan over Customs’ End User Certificate Abuse

Importers and manufacturers of chemical substances in the country have accused the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) of abuse of End User Certificate (EUC), leading to their loss of over N200 million monthly to demurrage on imported chemicals for paint and ...

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Economy as epicenter of elections brouhaha in 2019

Economy as epicenter of elections brouhaha in 2019

Barely 24 hours to the kick off of 2019 general elections, which were botched at the last minute, the National Bureau of Statistics said the country yearly inflation dropped to 11.37 per cent in January, down from the seven-month high ...

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Sector to lose N46 billion income to 9.2m uninsured vehicles

Sector to lose N46 billion income to 9.2m uninsured vehicles

The gale of premium losses to the nation’s insurance industry has continued with estimated N46 billion on the line from non-insurance of 9.2 million vehicles across the country.According to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics(NBS) report, out of estimated 11.7 million vehicles ...

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Illegal Port Levies: Shipping,Terminal Coys Introduce New Charges

Illegal Port Levies: Shipping,Terminal Coys Introduce New Charges

· Importers now pay NPA, cleaning charges,others · Shippers’ Council investigates Grimaldi, Maersk Line, others By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the port economic regulatory role of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), MMS Plus investigations have revealed that shipping companies and terminal ...

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BEARS: Election Palava

BEARS: Election Palava

The strange infernos at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices in Abia, Anambra and Plauteau states by unknown persons is a bothersome issue in the country; just as the widely commended national peace accord by the Presidential candidates is also puzzling. ...

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NPA’s Epitome Of Professionalism

NPA’s Epitome Of Professionalism

“The quality of person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor”– Vince Lombardi The apt sayings by Lombardi show the importance of commitment and hard work to ensuring success in ...

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THE NIGHT I MET MY HUSBAND

“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” Often when people want a new relationship, they either look for someone to complete them or they imagine sharing their life with someone just like them. So they ...

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BULLS: Hbd! Fabulous Madam!

BULLS: Hbd! Fabulous Madam!

Mrs. Ifeoma Iloh is the Assistant General Manager of Kings Communications Limited, Publishers of MMS Plus newspaper. As she marks her birthday on Wednesday, February 20th, the management as well as the rank and file at the company specially commends ...

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Transport Professionals Vs Transport Sector Deficits

Transport Professionals Vs Transport Sector Deficits

By Kenneth Jukpor Like every sector of a nation’s economy, the success of transportation can be attributed to the quality representation and contribution of the professionals to the growth and development; however, Nigerian transport experts have been guilty of been ...

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How To Minimize The Risk In Supply Chain

How To Minimize The Risk In Supply Chain

Risk is has always been part of a business and the supply chain is not excluded. A business derives strength the chain of supplier it works with and it is imperative that it takes preemptive measures to reduce the risk ...

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NPA, BPE hands over Warri Port Terminal to new concessionaire

NPA, BPE hands over Warri Port Terminal to new concessionaire

  The Managing Director, NPA, Hajia HadizaBala Usman has handed over the possession of the Warri Port Terminal B to Ocean and Cargo Terminal Services Limited. The handing over ceremony which took place in Warri, Delta had Officials of the ...

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Caverton Responsible For Osinbanjo’s Helicopter Crash- AIB

Caverton Responsible For Osinbanjo’s Helicopter Crash- AIB

Amidst ongoing investigations on the helicopter crash conveying Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo two weeks ago, the Accident Investigation Bureau, (AIB) has blamed Caverton helicopters for the crash. According to the initial reports released in Lagos by the AIB ...

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NAHCO Promises Shareholders Increased Returns

NAHCO Promises Shareholders Increased Returns

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc has promised its shareholders and customers increased returns and improved services. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, NAHCO, Mrs. Olatokunbo Fagbemi, while speaking with journalists during a visit to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, said her ...

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CVFF: Ship-owners Synergy Key To Decide Investment – Jamoh

CVFF: Ship-owners Synergy Key To Decide Investment - Jamoh

Dr. Bashir Jamoh is the Executive Director, Finance and Administration at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). After his investiture ceremony as President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administrators (CIoTA) Nigeria, he granted an exclusive interview to ...

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