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Addressing obstacles to domestic gas optimisation for power generation

Addressing obstacles to domestic gas optimisation for power generation

Despite Nigeria’s potential of being a key player in the global natural gas market due to its huge gas reserves, not much has been accomplished with respect to the effective exploitation and utilisation of these reserve. While some of the ...

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NAPTIN trains 600 TCN engineers for improved service delivery

NAPTIN trains 600 TCN engineers for improved service delivery

The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) on has commenced the training of 600 engineers of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), under the joint collaboration between NAPTIN and TCN.The training of the TCN engineers is scheduled to hold ...

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Combating piracy on Nigerian waters

Combating piracy on Nigerian waters

Globally, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre, based in Singapore, recorded 201 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery in 2018, up from 180 in 2017. The Gulf of Guinea remained increasingly dangerous for seafarers as reports of ...

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Cereals import, export challenges worry stakeholders

Cereals import, export challenges worry stakeholders

Shippers’ Council tackles issues in new guide Stakeholders in the industry are worried that barriers to trade in the region have triggered increase in cost, particularly the import and export of processed cereals in the country. Concerned by these challenges, ...

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MOSOP, others warn against planned resumption of oil exploration in Ogoni

MOSOP, others warn against planned resumption of oil exploration in Ogoni

Group demands prosecution of Gberegbe’s killer The presidential directive to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to take over OML 11 from Shell to pave way for resumption of oil activities in Ogoni has irritated some groups in the region. Describing ...

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FG yet to remove 5% VAT in air transport

FG yet to remove 5% VAT in air transport

About nine months into the Federal Government’s suspension of mandatory five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) in air transport, airlines are yet to see the implementation.Airlines operators Monday, said their unrelenting pressure on relevant ministries notwithstanding, “nothing has changed” ...

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Majestic Modupe

Majestic Modupe

Modupe Mujota has just been elected as a House of Representative member representing Abeokuta North. She had also served as the Ogun State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology. Modupe was also Managing Director at UBA Asset Management Limited, a ...

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Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft: From Best Seller To Bad Business

Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft: From Best Seller To Bad Business

By Okuneye Moyosola Following the recent Ethopian airline crash, Boeing 737 the world’s best-selling aircraft Next-Generation 737 has become a dreaded death-trap for the flying public rather than a tool that guarantees aviation safety. Over the years, the aircraft manufacturer, Boeing ...

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New Apapa CAC Vows To Grow Compliance To Customs Processes

New Apapa CAC Vows To Grow Compliance To Customs Processes

By Kenneth Jukpor The new Area Controller at the Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller Mohammed Abba-Kura has promised to grow the compliance level of port stakeholders to Customs processes and procedures at the Command. Compt. Abba-Kura ...

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Maritime Security: Why Piracy Thrives On Nigerian Waters

Maritime Security: Why Privacy Thrives On Nigerian Waters

· Navy is helpless — Senior Officer · Experts query NIMASA’s endless security contracts · Navy deploys 15 warships to combat piracy By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the efforts of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy, the problem ...

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Managing Bi-Courtney, FAAN Rift

Managing Bi-Courtney, FAAN Rift

“When you have a conflict, that means that there are truths that have to be addressed on each side of the conflict. And when you have a conflict, then it’s an educational process to try to resolve the conflict. And ...

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BULLS: ECOWAS Biometric ID Card

BULLS: ECOWAS Biometric ID Card

As part of efforts to curb influx of foreigners into the country, Minister of Interior, said Federal Government would implement the use of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) biometric identity card. The Minister, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd),  ...

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BEARS: Bothersome Borders

BEARS: Bothersome Borders

Despite the efforts of governments across the African continents and sub-regions to create a borderless region with commendable schemes like the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) to project West Africa as a Free Trade ...

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Why Importers Should Adopt Transit Insurance – Chikezie

Why Importers Should Adopt Transit Insurance – Chikezie

By Kenneth Jukpor Hon. Kingsley Chikezie is the National Secretary of the Importers Association of Nigeria (IMAN). After the launch of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalization Scheme ‘ETLS’ handbook by Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in ...

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Exploring Opportunities In Honey Export Business

Exploring Opportunities In Honey Export Business

“Bee keeping/honey production is one agricultural business that you don’t wait to sell your product; before you produce buyers are already queued up to pick it off you. And wild honey does not get spoilt; it can stay for years ...

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International Women’s Day: MMS Celebrates Maritime Amazons, NPA Prioritizes Nursing Mothers/ Child Welfare

International Women’s Day: MMS Celebrates Maritime Amazons, NPA Prioritizes Nursing Mothers/ Child Welfare

As part of activities to mark the 2019 United Nation’s International Women’s Day (IWD), MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative  is set to organize MMS Hall Of Famers’ Day on the theme;“Innovating  Passion For Sustainable Living: A Night Of Empowerment ...

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$4.3bn NLNG Train 7 FID still surrounded by uncertainty

$4.3bn NLNG Train 7 FID still surrounded by uncertainty

Eight months after the signing of the Front End Engineering Design contract for Train 7 of the Nigeria LNG Limited, there is still uncertainty as to when the shareholders will take the final investment decision on the project. The Nigeria ...

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Smuggling, Textile Importation Killed Sector – Textile Union

Smuggling, Textile Importation Killed Sector - Textile Union

The National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, (NUTGTWN) has attributed the current meltdown of the textile industry to the activities of smuggling and wholesale importation of textiles and other clothing in the country. Comrade lssa Aremu, ...

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Nigeria Yet To Tap Over 41 Barrels Of Crude Oil Reserves– NNPC

Nigeria Yet To Tap Over 41 Barrels Of Crude Oil Reserves– NNPC

 The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has disclosed that Nigeria still has over 41 billion barrels of crude oil reserves untapped, after more than six decades of production. The NNPC GMD Said this ...

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Movements In Prices Of Cooking Gas Divergent As Petrol Price Drops

Movements In Prices Of Cooking Gas Divergent As Petrol Price Drops

The National Bureau of Statistic (NBS) has reported a mixed development in average prices of Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG, across the country but a decline in average price of premium motor spirit (petrol) in its survey for the month of ...

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