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 A Culture Of Corruption, Decay In Nigerian Railway System

 A Culture Of Corruption, Decay In Nigerian Railway System

By Oyeniyi Iwakun While President Muhammadu Buhari is working assiduously towards purging the nation of corruption, the menace seems to have eaten deep into the railway system. Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) which is one of the oldest government institutions in ...

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Budget constraints force NITDA to abort scholarship process

Budget constraints force NITDA to abort scholarship process

The National Information Technology Development has aborted its 2016/2017 scholarship programme, a process of selecting candidates for specialised training in Information Technology. A statement by the Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations, NITDA, Mrs. Hadiza Umar, said the agency was ...

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FG seeks more investment from Poland, others

FG seeks more investment from Poland, others

The Federal Government has called on investors from Poland and other countries in Europe to take advantage of the reforms in the Nigerian economy by increasing their level of investments in the country. The Minister of State for Industry, Trade ...

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UN names Fowler member of global tax committee

Tax: FIRS Goes After Owners Of Undeveloped Commercial Plots

The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Antonio Guteress, has named the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Tunde Fowler, as a member of the International Experts Committee on Tax Matters. The committee has 25 members worldwide. Fowler’s appointment ...

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Arik shareholders sue FG, Ethiopian Airlines for N20bn

ECOWAS leaders call for more investment in air transport

Shareholders of Arik Air Limited have filed a N20bn suit against the Federal Government and Ethiopian Airlines over recent claims of negotiations between them for the takeover of the airline. Our correspondent gathered that the suit instituted on September 6, ...

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FG Depleting Nigerian Shippers With Ridiculous Customs Duties – Nicol

FG Depleting Nigerian Shippers With Ridiculous Customs Duties - Nicol

By Kenneth Jukpor Rev. Jonathan Nicol is the President of Shippers Association Lagos State (SALS). After a recent stakeholders seminar on the place of ethics and integrity at the ports, where he was the Chairman, he spoke to MMS Plus. ...

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The Journey On A Train

The Journey On A Train

It was a bright Tuesday morning at exactly 8:00 am, on 30th, August 2017. The streets of Lagos were busy as people were already set for work. While so many were battling with the traffic congestions on the roads, probably ...

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Export Guidelines In Nigeria You Should Know

Export Guidelines In Nigeria You Should Know

Exports from Nigeria to other countries of the world can be very lucrative and it can build the country’s economy but here are some salient steps to export you need to know. These procedures were highlighted by the Deputy Controller, ...

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BEARS: “Our Mumu Don Do”

BEARS: FG, EFCC Yahoos Whistle Blower

Last week, we reported that the Nigerian Police and NPA security men have formed a joint task force to extort over N2 billion monthly at the Apapa port gate. Mhmmmmm, the Department of State Security (DSS) has confirmed this even ...

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BULLS: Railway PRO

BULLS: Bravo NASS For NTC

  Unlike her counterpart Mr. Yakubu Mahmoud at the Nigerian Railway Corporation headquarters (NRC), the District Public Relations Officer (DPRO), Mrs. Khadija Aroyewun-Adekomaiya is very intelligent and sound. A brilliant woman who convincingly knows her job, she answers her calls ...

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Jovial Josephine

Jovial Josephine

Josephine “Joe” Obiajulu Okei-Odumakin is a Nigerian women’s rights activist. She is the Executive Director, Institute of Human Rights & Democratic Studies; Founding President, Women Arise for Change Initiative; Chairman, Task Force of the Citizen Forum; President, Centre for Change ...

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Aulic Concession Woes:  Epitome Of Reckless Governance

Aulic Concession Woes:  Epitome Of Reckless Governance

By Kenneth Jukpor As the Federal Government’s announced that it has revoked the Lagos Trade Fair complex concession through the National Council on Privatization (NCP), one begins to wonder why such cases which amount to flouting of the law should ...

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IMPORTANCE OF CAREER PLAN

IMPORTANCE OF CAREER PLAN

Almost everyone has some sort of significant goal or aspiration they hope to achieve in the future. For a significant number people, this includes some type of long-term career plan or dream job that they would like to obtain. While ...

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Get Technocrats To Manage Economy, Group Tells Buhari

We’re using recovered looted funds to finance 2017 budget – Buhari

The Centre for Social Justice on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his cabinet by getting technocrats to effectively manage key sectors of the Nigerian economy. The group said this in a statement on the Gross Domestic Product ...

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Energy Accounts For 40% Production Cost — DG MAN

Energy Accounts For 40% Production Cost — DG MAN

The Director General (DG), Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr. Segun Ajayi-Kadiri, has said that energy cost accounts for 40 percent of production cost in the manufacturing sector. Ajayi-Kadiri disclosed this at the fifth workshop of the pilot Energy Efficiency ...

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WiLAT Set To Hold 5th Annual Conference

WiLAT Set To Hold 5th Annual Conference

By Efobi Anthonia Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT), has announced plans to organize its fifth (5th) annual conference on Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lekki by 10am. WiLAT revealed this in a letter sent to MMS Plus signed ...

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Oando confirms 40th AGM holds Monday

Oando confirms 40th AGM holds Monday

The management of Oando Plc has reassured that its 40th Annual General Meeting slated for Monday, September 11, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State would hold. Following the response of the Securities & Exchange Commission to petitions raised by Alhaji Dahiru ...

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Total’s Egina To Raise Oil Output By 200,000bpd In 2018

Total's Egina To Raise Oil Output By 200,000bpd In 2018

Federal Government’s plans to increase crude oil production to four million barrels daily (bpd) will receive a boost, as the multi-billion dollar Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, currently being constructed in South is schedule to add 200,000 ...

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Nigeria Lost 773,100bpd Of Crude Oil In May’ – NNPC report

Kachikwu’s leaked memo rekindles scandal around NNPC

The Nigerian oil industry lost 773,100 barrels per day to production shut-in due to product theft and pipeline vandalism in the month of May, 2017. At the international Brent price of $52 per barrel, the country lost about $40.20million (N12.30billion) ...

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LNG Trucking To Create 7000 Jobs

Channel Blockade: LNG Demands $315.6m Refund From NIMASA

Amid reservations by some people about the recently signed 20-year  Gas Sales Aggregation Agreement (GSAA) between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Total Joint Venture and the Greenville LNG Limited, the project has been described as the greatest thing ...

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