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Indigenous Airline Operators  Stage Opposition Against Nigeria Air

Indigenous Airline Operators  Stage Opposition Against Nigeria Air

FG seeks N1.2bn for Enugu TTP Kogi donates 40 hectares, needs N4.8bn Indigenous airline operators  have risen  against the Federal Government’s idea of providing a seed fund of $300m as 5 percent equity holding  in the proposed  new Nigeria’s national ...

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Felistical Felicia

Felistical Felicia

Dr. Felicia Chinwe Mogo is the Deputy Director, Marine Environment Management Department, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). She is als the Founder and President of African Marine Environment Sustainability Initiative (AFMESI). Felicia was the Chairperson 2013 to 2016 ...

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How Nigerian Women Can Maximize Opportunities In Blue Economy- Macfoy

How Nigerian Women Can Maximize Opportunities In Blue Economy- Macfoy

By Kenneth Jukpor Mrs. Rollens Macfoy is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ocean Deep Services Limited. She was one of the speakers at the 2018 edition of MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame(WoFHoF) Initiative  mentorship programme  organized under ...

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‘A Stitch In Time’

‘A Stitch In Time’

As part of efforts to correct the unfortunate trend of boat mishaps, especially on Lagos waters, the Lagos State government has said it is procuring life-saving, quick response boats to tackle emergencies on its waterways more efficiently. The Commissioner for ...

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BULLS: HBD!!! Haastrup

BULLS: HBD!!! Haastrup

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of ENL Consortium and Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) Princess Vicky Haastrup marked her birthday in style of Tuesday, last week. The surprise party started as soon as she stepped into the office, ...

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Basic Etiquettes For Recreational Boating Safety

Basic Etiquettes For Recreational Boating Safety

This week’s edition of Shippers’ Guide examines boating, as a recreational sport that has been around for over 300 years. During this time many customs and traditions have been developed in order to help relieve the natural stress that comes ...

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BEARS: What Osinbajo Deserves

BEARS: What Osinbajo Deserves

No crisis situation in Nigeria has got more lip-service from the state and Federal Government than the appalling state of the nation’s port access roads.    And this has become the norm because the  Nigerian populace only bark, they don’t bite.   ...

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Split Of NNPC Into Two May Generate Tension – Baru

Split Of NNPC Into Two May Generate Tension – Baru

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, said on Thursday that the split of the corporation into two entities if not properly communicated to the workers could generate some tension between the unions. ...

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PenCom Orders PFAs To Return 5% Retirees’ Fund

PenCom Orders PFAs To Return 5% Retirees’ Fund

The National Pension Commission has directed the Pension Fund Administrators to pay additional 5% lump sum to retirees that were initially paid 20% of total balance in their Retirement Savings Accounts (RSA) on retirement. Those whose lump sum payment was ...

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Total To Boost Nigeria Oil Production By 200,000 Bpd

Total To Boost Nigeria Oil Production By 200,000 Bpd

French supermajor Total will increase Nigeria’s oil production by 200,000 bpd by the end of the year, a senior official from the local unit of the company said at an industry event, adding the increase will come from the development ...

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PTDF Don Invents Technology To Curb Oil Pipeline Corrosion, Save Nigeria $600m

PTDF Don Invents Technology To Curb Oil Pipeline Corrosion, Save Nigeria $600m

A Professor of Environmental Microbiology at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI) Ebonyi State, Prof. Chuma Conlette Okoro has reported from a research the potency of cow urine as a major raw material that can be used to ...

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Nigeria’s Gas Sector Development To Remain Elusive

Nigeria’s Gas Sector Development To Remain Elusive

The Nigerian gas sector outlook may remain bleak if lingering challenges, especially unfavourable regulatory framework and poor monetary policies are not addressed. Nigeria had 5,111 bcm of proven natural gas reserves as of 2014 and ranks ninth among nations with ...

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NIMASA Boss Seeks Maritime Data Bank to Spur Economic Growth

NIMASA Boss Seeks Maritime Data Bank to Spur Economic Growth

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed the need for a single data window system of all activities in the maritime sector. This, according to him would help engender economic ...

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Access Bank Raises N800m to Support Vulnerable Children

Access Bank Raises N800m to Support Vulnerable Children

Access Bank Plc has raised $2.2 million (N800 million) to support vulnerable children during the finale of the annual Access Bank’s UNICEF Charity Shield Polo tournament in partnership with Fifth Chukker held at the prestigious Guards Polo Club, Windsor, United ...

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Nigerian Owned Vessels on Cabotage Register Up 33%

Nigerian Owned Vessels on Cabotage Register Up 33%

There has been an increase in number of wholly Nigerian owned vessels on the Nigerian Cabotage register following the renewed drive by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to reverse what hitherto obtains in the maritime industry. Director ...

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Ethiopia Airlines Offers Shares to African Countries

Ethiopia Airlines Offers Shares to African Countries

Ethiopia Airlines has offered to sell its shares to African investors after several years of profitable operation. The airline, which was established in 1945 and owned 100 per cent by the Ethiopian government, said it is targeting African governments to ...

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CBN Unfolds Single-digit Loan Scheme for Agric, Real Sector

CBN Unfolds Single-digit Loan Scheme for Agric, Real Sector

· Bank CEOs upbeat over economic stabilisation policy . Nigeria Earned N77.74bn from External Reserves Management The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers’ Committee thursday agreed to offer single-digit interest rate loans to operators in the manufacturing and ...

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FG yet to decide Nigeria Air’s partners, final bidders

Indigenous Airline Operators  Stage Opposition Against Nigeria Air

Federal Government yesterday said technical partners for the new national carrier were yet undecided, as the bidding process, among others, were still ongoing.The disclosure was in response to a report that one of the bidders, Ethiopian Airlines (ET), was in ...

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Currency swap deal’ll prevent substandard products importation — CBN

Currency swap deal’ll prevent substandard products importation — CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Wednesday said it was not possible for any importer to bring in substandard products into the country under the currency swap agreement recently signed with the People’s Bank of China. The apex bank said ...

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Harmful high charges in oil, gas free zones

Harmful high charges in oil, gas free zones

The need to revive the Nigerian economy and sustain the growth momentum since the country’s exit from recession in the second quarter of 2017 appears more compelling now than ever before, state actors need to know this as they now ...

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