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FG To Establish 37 Small Businesses Clusters

FG To Establish 37 Small Businesses Clusters

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government has commenced the process of establishing clusters for small businesses in the 36 states of the federation and the FCT. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said ...

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‘Manpower development germane for critical skills in maritime industry’

‘Manpower development germane for critical skills in maritime industry’

Having identified shortage of manpower in the Nigeria maritime industry, the agency has introduced new investments to harness the full potential of the industry. It should be noted that a full-scale training and career development in the industry is very ...

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Emirates to retire A380 planes, cut fleet size

Emirates to retire A380 planes, cut fleet size

Emirates airline is at the verge of retiring A380 fleet as its manufacturer, Airbus, is also set to wind down its production in 2020. The move is expected to result in the reduction of the number of Emirates’ aircraft to ...

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Olusinde Emerges New Executive Director, Legal Services At SIFAX

Olusinde Emerges New Executive Director, Legal Services At SIFAX

SIFAX Group, one of Africa’s fastest growing multinational corporations with diverse interests in maritime, aviation, haulage & logistics, oil & gas and hospitality, has appointed Olutunji Olusinde as the new Executive Director, Legal Services and Company Secretary. Until his appointment, ...

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VAT increase will neutralise minimum wage benefits, OPS insists

VAT increase will neutralise minimum wage benefits, OPS insists

Moves by the Federal Government to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) from five per cent to 7.2 per cent would neutralise the benefits of the recently signed national minimum wage of N30,000, the Organised Private Sector (OPS) has said. Nigeria ...

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Border closure: Customs acquire gunboats, comb waterways

Border closure: Customs acquire gunboats, comb waterways

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday inaugurated two seagoing gunboats to boost its anti-smuggling capacity on waters. This followed the news that most of the smugglers that were prevented from entering Nigeria through the border by the joint security enforcement ...

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Communications commission woos 5G investors to Nigeria, others

Communications commission woos 5G investors to Nigeria, others

Mulls 26GHz, 38GHz and 42GHz spectrum bands to drive new network The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has told global investors to invest in 5G development in Nigeria, cum Africa. The NCC noted that with a large number of the 3.7 ...

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OPEC may need more cuts amid unchanged demand

OPEC may need more cuts amid unchanged demand

Oil producers’ output hits 136,000 b/d in August 29.74 million b/d The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) yesterday, held its forecast for the world’s reliance on its oil next year unchanged, despite a weaker demand outlook, ahead of ...

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Private Armed Guards Not Allowed Onboard Vessels In Nigeria – Navy

Private Armed Guards Not Allowed Onboard Vessels In Nigeria – Navy

Despite several ship owners and fishing trawler operators engaging the services of private armed guards as for security, the Nigerian Navy has reiterated that it is illegal to have private armed guards onboard vessels in Nigeria. While speaking at  the ...

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‘Ports concessions buoyed shipping growth, revenue in 13 years’

‘Ports concessions buoyed shipping growth, revenue in 13 years’

For the past 13 years, the ports concession deal struck by the Federal Government with the private Terminal Operators have yielded massive growth and generated huge revenue into the government’ coffers, the Bureau for Public Enterprise (BPE) has said. The ...

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Onne Port to reduce ship turnaround time

Onne Port to reduce ship turnaround time

The Onne Ports Complex in Rivers State is currently undergoing massive transformation to further reduce the ship turn around time. Turn around time is the amount of time it takes to unload a ship or plane at the end of ...

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Leadership: Do We Need Saints Or Performers?

Leadership: Do We Need Saints Or Performers?

Nigeria has never been at crossroads than it is now. A country that was the pride of Asians, other Africans, especially Gambians, Ghanians and whites of different origins in the 70s and 80s has gradually become “coffee dregs” in the comity ...

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Stock market still depressed after ministerial appointment

Stock market still depressed after ministerial appointment

Hopes that the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet would spur activities and restore the nation’s bourse on a path of sustainable gains have been dashed, as investors’ wealth depreciated by N151 billion 14 days after their inauguration.The development has ...

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Mobile network operators’ assets in Nigeria hit N1.95 trillion

Mobile network operators’ assets in Nigeria hit N1.95 trillion

Total assets base of mobile operators in Nigeria increased by 130 per cent between 2017, and 2018, hitting N1.95 trillion last year, from N847.97 billion.These assets include all facilities that make communications seamless in Nigeria, like the base transceiver stations, ...

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‘Strong political will, legislative intervention key to tackling oil bunkering’

‘Strong political will, legislative intervention key to tackling oil bunkering’

The growing rate of crude oil bunkering, especially in the Niger-Delta region may persist unless the Federal Government develops the political will and encourages legislative intervention, industry experts said in Abuja. Speaking on Wednesday at an advocacy seminar against crude ...

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Pilots’ strike forces BA to cancel Lagos, Accra, over 200 other flights

Pilots’ strike forces BA to cancel Lagos, Accra, over 200 other flights

British Airways (BA) yesterday cancelled all flights for Monday and Tuesday after its pilots went on strike for the first time in the airline’s history. The development, which was felt across the entire network of over 200 flights, also trickled ...

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Nigeria loses N2 billion daily to petrol smuggling

Nigeria loses N2 billion daily to petrol smuggling

• Confirms drop in product demand over border closure • NNPC makes $4.3b as CSOs oppose $9.6b judgment debt The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has confirmed that the nation’s economy loses N2 billion daily to fuel smuggling. This comes ...

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Olacious Olajumoke

Olacious Olajumoke

Olajumoke Adenowo is an award-winning African architect, entrepreneur and philanthropist. She is also a public speaker, radio host and author. Jumoke is the founder of the boutique architecture and interior design firm AD Consulting, based in Lagos, Nigeria. CNN described ...

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Xenophobic Attacks: AirPeace Benevolent Intervention

Xenophobic Attacks: AirPeace Benevolent Intervention

Following the xenophobic attacks in South Africa in recent times, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced, last week that Air Peace Airline volunteered to send an aircraft to South Africa to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to the country, ...

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BULLS: SIFAX Blind CSR

BULLS: SIFAX Blind CSR

SIFAX Group, a group of companies with investment in Maritime, Aviation, Oil & Gas, Haulage & Logistics, Financial Services and Hospitality, may have most of its companies in Lagos but it has continued to expand its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ...

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