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Mrs. Lizzie Ogodinma

Mrs. Lizzie Ogodinma

Mrs. Lizzie Ogodinma Ovbude is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ports and Terminal Operators Limited (PTOL) Port Harcourt, Rivers State. An experienced and well respected professional in the maritime industry, she obtained a Master of Science ...

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How NIFFCB Intends To Train Freight Forwarders And Customs Brokers

How NIFFCB Intends To Train Freight Forwarders And Customs Brokers

. Zebulon Ikhokide, is the President of the Nigerian Institute of Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers (NIFFCB); in this interview, he explains why the visits of the institute to the various freight forwarding and customs licensed brokers are necessary; he ...

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NNPC, Shell, Chevron Pay Fines Over Failure To Meet Gas Supply Contract To Ghana

NNPC, Shell, Chevron Sign Financing Agreements

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Chevron Nigeria Limited, owners of N-Gas, the main supplier of gas to Ghana’s Volta River Authority (VRA), through the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) are paying a fine ...

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Emirates And Arik Air Sign Memorandum Of Understanding

L-R:Chris Ndlulue, Arik Air's Managing Director, and Adnan Kazim, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Planning, Aeropolitical and Industry Affairs, sign the MoU at Emirates Group Headquarters in Dubai

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and Arik Air, West Africa’s leading airline, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and expand their existing commercial relationships and explore further areas of co-operation. Emirates and Arik Air ...

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Growth In Non-Oil Export Hits US$2.970bn — NEPC

Growth In Non-Oil Export Hits US$2.970bn — NEPC

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, has disclosed that, Nigeria realised $2.970 billion from non-oil export, in 2013 a 15.9 per cent increase over $2.561 in 2012. Disclosing this at the business meeting tagged” A New Dawn For Nigerian Export” ...

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Stakeholders Advocate Pact Between Minister And Operators

Operation Cost: Airline Operators Call For Reduction

Stakeholders in the aviation sector have suggested that the new minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka should involve operators in the sector in decision making so that there can be synergy in overcoming the enormous challenges in the sector. The ...

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Shell In The Process Of Concluding Sale Of Nigerian Oil Blocks

United Nation Environmental Protection Report

Anglo-Dutch oil multinational, Shell, is in the process of concluding the sale of some of its four Nigerian oil blocks in a $5 billion deal, as part of the company’s plan to dispose of $15 billion of its global assets ...

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MENA: Bridging The Gap In Maritime Industry

MENA: Bridging The Gap In Maritime Industry

Identification of roles and objectives in the pursuit of one’s ideals often helps to chart a lucid path in achieving such goals. Moreso, pragmatic approach at getting the desired goals and objectives forms part of the factors that determines the ...

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Customs FOU Zone ‘A’ Intercepts Vehicles Worth N186 Million

Customs FOU Zone 'A' Intercepts Vehicles Worth N186 Million

Following his determination to step up anti-smuggling fight in the country, the men and officers of the new Controller Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja, Deputy Controller Turaki Usman Adamu last week intercepted twenty two brand new vehicles, comprising ...

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Economic Palava: Shippers’ Council And Time Frame

Economic Palava: Shippers' Council And Time Frame

  Prior to the ascendancy of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council to the throne of the economic regulator of the Nigerian ports, many stakeholders had clamoured for it especially that role would best be performed  by the Council for its strategic ...

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CBN Committed To 80% Financial Inclusion By 2020 – Moghalu

CBN Committed To 80% Financial Inclusion By 2020 – Moghalu

The Deputy Governor (Financial System Stability), Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), Dr. Kingsley Moghalu last week restated the central bank’s commitment to meeting the target of attaining 80 per cent financial inclusion among the country’s adult population by 2020. Moghalu made ...

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Rebasing: Nigerian Economy Now Worth N81tn

FG Establishes Bank for SMEs

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revised the size of Nigerian economy to about N81.009 trillion following it latest final rebasing of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), using the Expenditure Approach between 2010-2013. This represented a marginal increase ...

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Nigeria Police Alerts Nigerians On Fake Auction Notices

Nigeria Police Alerts Nigerians On Fake Auction Notices

The Nigerian Police Force has raised alarm over fake car auctions notices that have taken over the various social media especially the facebook across the country. The Force warned Nigerians against falling prey of the fake auctioneers who pretend to ...

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BEARS: Empty Cannons      

BEARS: MASS INACTION!!!

It is disheartening how some people abuse their positions of authority because they think that people should always yield to their whims even when they are wrong. Bears thumbs down an incident last week involving a customs officer on mufti ...

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SMEDAN, UNDP Empower Women: Target CBN’s N220B  MSME Fund

SMEDAN, UNDP Empower Women: Target CBN's N220B  MSME Fund

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have concluded the second phase of their economic empowerment programme for women-owned Cooperative Societies drawn from selected States of the Federation, with hopes on ...

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FG To Cut Cost Of Funding For Manufacturers: Targets 15% Real Sector Contribution To GDP

FG To Cut Cost Of Funding For Manufacturers, Targets 15% Real Sector Contribution To GDP

President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday last week said the Federal Government had concluded plans to bring down the cost of funding to the real sector of the economy through its new programme called the Financing Value Chain Initiative (FVCI). The president ...

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NAGAFF Condemns SON’s Interception Of Containers On The Roads

NAGAFF Condemns SON's Interception Of Containers On The Roads

The National Association of Government Approved freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has berated the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) for arresting containers within the city roads of Lagos state. This was contained in a letter signed by the Deputy National President, Transport ...

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Kpanklemess: Rain And Lagos Roads

  The season of rain is here after a period of break but not without some trouble for road users especially in Lagos State where the roads are fraught with pot-holes and slippery in some areas. Since the rain resurfaced ...

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NCS ON A SURE FOOT PRINT:

  AN INDEPENDENT RESEARCH ON THE NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE PERFORMANCE FROM 2010 TO DATE ” Almost four (4) years as the Vice- Chairman of the World Custom Organization(WCO), West and Central African Region, there is need for the society to ...

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NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY ORDER OF MERIT AWARD

NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY ORDER OF MERIT AWARD

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