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Nigeria Lacks Structures For Optimal Cross-Border Trade – WARTU

Nigeria Lacks Structures For Optimal Cross-Border Trade - WARTU

·   Inaccessible ports an anticlimax to closed borders – ANLCA ·   Customs should prioritize information gathering, not revenue By Kenneth Jukpor While Nigeria has blamed countries at the land borders for non-compliance to trade protocols and treaties resulting to the ...

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Managing Challenges Associated With Drone Operations

Managing Challenges Associated With Drone Operations

Drones have forced major airports to come to a complete standstill on several occasions, resulting not only in inconvenience for passengers but also in significant economic damages.  A collision between a drone and an aircraft could also have fatal consequences, especially ...

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NPA’s Modest Infrastructural Strides At Nigerian Ports

NPA’s Modest Infrastructural Strides At Nigerian Ports

By Kenneth Jukpor When President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman as the first female Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) not many Nigerians expected her to succeed at the job of manning the gateway to the nation’s ...

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BEARS: Muddy FAAN Soccer

FAAN Set To Adopt Smart Airport Concept

Last week, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) organized a interdepartmental football match to ease its workers off stress.  It was indeed an opportunity for the workers to laugh, play and enjoy themselves. It is good to know that despite ...

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BULLS: Laughter Amidst Tears

BULLS: Laughter Amidst Tears

The Night of Tributes held for late Hon. Mrs. Promise Anaroke recently carried an ambiance of mourning despite incessant pleas by the Master of Ceremony (MC) that the event was one of celebration about the achievements of Promise. Nothing could ...

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Everyone Can Develop The Requisite Skillsets For Success – Alonge

Everyone Can Develop The Requisite Skillsets For Success - Alonge

By Okuneye Moyosola Mr. Oluwakayode  Alonge is the Group Head, Human Resources, SIFAX Group. He was one of the resource persons at the 3rd Women in Leadership and Career Empowerment Program (WILCEP) Africa, Mentorship Programme. He spoke on the need for personal ...

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NPA frowns on 95% road transportation for cargoes

NPA frowns on 95% road transportation for cargoes

The Nigerian Ports Authority has said that 95 per cent of the cargoes in Nigeria was transported by road using trucks, adding that this was not efficient. The Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman, said this while receiving members of the ...

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How Airplanes Can Minimize Bird Strikes

How Airplanes Can Minimize Bird Strikes

Thousands of airplane bird strikes occur each year, but airports have many safety and conservation measures in place to minimize these potentially damaging and dangerous situations. Thanks to thoughtful airport bird control techniques, the majority of airplane scares involving birds ...

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NCC plans action on data deductions

NCC plans action on data deductions

Indications emerged on Thursday that the Nigerian Communications Commission was considering action on illegal deduction of subscribers’ data by service providers. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, had on Wednesday ordered the commission to stop the said ...

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Osun may offer airport to private operator, woos investors

Osun may offer airport to private operator, woos investors

The Osun State Government says it will be offering its airport under construction to private investors to complete, operate and transfer to the state. Governor of the state, Adegboyega Oyetola, said this in Lagos on Thursday while briefing journalists on ...

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Lagos, LCCI, NACCIMA woo Chinese textile investors, others

Lekki seaport project gets $629m Chinese loan

More Chinese investors may be on their way to Nigeria as the Lagos State Government and other leaders in the business groups are beckoning on them to be part of the new efforts at industrialising the nation. Specifically, the Lagos ...

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NUPENG accuses NEXEN Petroleum of unfair labour practices

NUPENG accuses NEXEN Petroleum of unfair labour practices

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has accused the management of Nexen Petroleum of unfair labour practices over its refusal to negotiate with the union on Collective Bargaining Agreement since 2010. In a letter signed by its ...

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FG pays N157.3bn tax arrears to states

FG pays N157.3bn tax arrears to states

The Federal Government has paid the sum of N157.35bn Pay-As-You-Earn tax liabilities owed by Federal ministries, departments and agencies to states. The Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr Babatunde Fowler, said this on Thursday in Awka, Anambra State. Fowler, who ...

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We have mobilised contractor to Enugu airport –Minister

We have mobilised contractor to Enugu airport –Minister

The Federal Government said on Thursday that it had mobilised PW as contractor handling the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the runway and other facilities at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, to site. Enugu airport was closed by the Federal ...

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CBN stops treasury bills’ sale to individuals

FG records N1.14tr deficit in three months

The Central Bank of Nigeria has given a directive to banks and other financial institutions to stop the sale of treasury bills to individuals and small firms with effect from November 29. Some bank officials who disclosed this to media ...

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Oil worth $42bn stolen in 10 years – NEITI

Oil discovery in North will aid restructuring — Afe Babalola

Crude oil and refined products worth $41.9bn were stolen from Nigeria in the last 10 years, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Initiative has said. NEITI also urged the government to embrace oil fingerprinting technology, comprehensive metering infrastructure of all facilities and ...

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NLNG makes direct gas delivery to PH

Nigeria faces competition amid global LNG supply glut

The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Limited has expressed its commitment towards providing cleaner fuel for Nigerians and globally. The NLNG Managing Director, Tony Attah, spoke on Tuesday when the company delivered its maiden domestic liquefied petroleum gas cargo from Bonny ...

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Total to sell stake in Nigerian oil block

Total Nigeria Sees Profit Fall 70% On High Financing Costs

Total Group is seeking to sell its 12.5 per cent stake in a major deepwater oilfield off the coast of Nigeria, industry and banking sources said, in an effort to adjust the energy company’s Africa portfolio amid a broad expansion. ...

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Stakeholders protest rising demurrages, seaport charges

Growing Nigeria's Supply Chain Integrity

Freight forwarders and key stakeholders in the shipping industry under the aegis of Concerned Freight Forwarders and Transporters have frowned on the rising demurrage charges and other alleged arbitrary charges imposed by shipping companies and terminal operators at the nation’s ...

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Lagos ports risk congestion as borders remain closed

Lagos ports risk congestion as borders remain closed

The AP Moeller Terminals has called attention to the rising volume of cargoes resulting from improvement in business transactions at the seaports and partly from the recent border closure. A statement from the concessionaire indicated that the success of implementation ...

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