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ANWBN Calls For Gender Balance In Governance

ANWBN Calls For Gender Balance In Governance

By Okuneye Moyosola The Association of Nigerian Women Business Network (ANWBN) has urged the federal government to ensure gender balance in government and politics in the country. The association made the call during a walk from Awolowo road, Ikeja to ...

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How To Start Dried And Smoked Catfish Business In Nigeria

How To Start Dried And Smoked Catfish Business In Nigeria

Smoked catfish business is an opportunity waiting to be tapped. How to start dried and smoked catfish business in Nigeria. Venturing into dried and smoked catfish business is indeed a big business with unimaginable potentials as those doing it are ...

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Water Transport Has Immense Potentials In Lagos State – Omojoye

Water Transport Has Immense Potentials In Lagos State - Omojoye

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Felix Omojoye is the Operations Manager for SIFAX Group Ferry Terminal at Ojo. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper he shares his perspective on the challenges as well as opportunities  for waterways transportation in Lagos ...

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Shippers’ Council, Borderless Alliance To Host Workshop On ETLS Handbook

Shippers’ Council Seals PS Maritime, Reopens Cosco Shipping

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in collaboration with the Borderless Alliance would organize a one-day workshop on the dissemination of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalization Scheme ‘ETLS’ handbook on March 14th, 2019.   ...

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CBN, EFCC Meet To Strengthen Fight Against Economic Crimes

Economy as epicenter of elections brouhaha in 2019

Officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have met to strengthen the country’s fight against economic crimes including violation of the foreign exchange restrictions on the 42 items.  The meeting, which ...

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NECA Condemns Regulatory Barriers Under Buhari

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has condemned what it termed ‘regulatory gangsterism’ by some regulatory agencies which it claimed led to job losses in the first four years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The body further stated that the situation ...

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Investigation Of NCAT Aircraft Accident Disrupted As Bandits Burn Aircraft

Investigation Of NCAT Aircraft Accident Disrupted As Bandits Burn Aircraft

Armed bandits operating in North-West axis have set the TB-9 Tampico aircraft belonging to theNigerian College of Aviation Technology(NCAT), Zaria,   on fire after riddling its hull with bullets. MMS Plus gathered that the armed bandits thought the aircraft was one ...

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MAKIA To Become Operational In 2 Months- FAAN

Managing Bi-Courtney, FAAN Rift

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that the new Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) may come on stream in the next two months, attributing the delay in commissioning and putting to use, the new Murtala Muhammed International ...

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Dakuku lauds women, urges active involvement in blue economy

Dakuku lauds women, urges active involvement in blue economy

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has praised women in the country for their contributions and achievements in the typically male-dominated maritime sector, albeit calling for the involvement of more women to ...

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Shareholders of Access Bank endorse merger deal with Diamond Bank

Shareholders of Access Bank endorse merger deal with Diamond Bank

Sequel to a court-ordered meeting in Lagos, shareholders of Access Bank Plc, on Tuesday, endorsed the merger deal with Diamond Bank Plc. From the special resolutions, following the scheme of arrangement dated January 24, 2019, the shareholders approved that all ...

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Reckless Driving: Truck crushes three to death in Ogun

Reckless Driving: Truck crushes three to death in Ogun

• LASEMA rescues two in Lagos accident, warns against reckless driving Three persons were yesterday crushed to death in a ghastly auto-crash, which occurred on the Abeokuta-Sagamu highway in Ogun State. It was learnt the accident occurred by Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Oil sector’s ranking to boost FDIs, GDP, says NEITI

Oil sector’s ranking to boost FDIs, GDP, says NEITI

• NNPC harps on respect for procurement law The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has said the satisfactory validation by the international board of the organisation would attract investments and boost the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Nigeria and ...

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Our IPPs are close to completion, says MAN

Our IPPs are close to completion, says MAN

With most production firms lamenting the high cost of production due to inadequate power supply, poor infrastructural facilities, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has assured its members that electricity shortage will soon be addressed, as most of its Independent ...

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Anxiety builds over IMO 2020 ship content directive

Anxiety builds over IMO 2020 ship content directive

. As refiners stake $1 billion for low sulphur fuel for vessels Take-off of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO’s) low sulphur content for ships effective January 1, 2020, might begin on a slow pace, as fuel refiners are far behind ...

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NIMASA raises hope on disbursement of N44b cabotage fund

NIMASA raises hope on disbursement of N44b cabotage fund

Succour is underway for the indigenous ship owners, as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), raised hope on the disbursement of the much-delayed Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund (CVFF). The CVFF, a two per cent contribution by indigenous ship-owners ...

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Stocks market extends gains as indices appreciate further by N16b

Stocks market extends gains as indices appreciate further by N16b

Transactions on the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) continued in an upbeat yesterday, following price gains recorded by some blue-chip companies, especially McNichols and Dangote Flour Mills, as market capitalisation increased further by N16 billion. The All ...

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‘More off-grid solutions needed to check high energy costs, poor supply’

‘More off-grid solutions needed to check high energy costs, poor supply’

Citing complaints by many businesses about high energy costs especially in relation to expenditure on diesel, as well as poor distribution of energy to consumers, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has urged the Federal Government to deploy ...

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Apapa ports, infrastructure, taxes take centre stage as Lagos decides

Apapa ports, infrastructure, taxes take centre stage as Lagos decides

Issues bordering on the quality of the business environment in Lagos, especially those relating to Apapa ports, parlous state of infrastructure and multiple taxation will form the bedrock of private sector’s decision on who becomes the next governor of the ...

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NSE set to list 30-year FGN Eurobond

NSE, Meristem partner on indices focused on value investment strategies

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), will on Thursday, March 7, list 5 tranches of the Federal Government (FGN) Eurobond. They include; 7.143%, 12-Year, $1.25billion FGN Eurobond; 7.696%, 20-Year, $1.25billion FGN Eurobond; 7.625%, 7-Year, $1.118billion FGN Eurobond; 8.747%, 12-Year, $1billion FGN ...

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Nigerian, Canadian firms in N7.2b telecoms infrastructure deal

Nigerian, Canadian firms in N7.2b telecoms infrastructure deal

Nigerian firm, Pan African Towers (PAT) Limited, has entered into a N7.2 billion ($20 million) telecoms infrastructure investments deal with Canadian firm, Watt Renewable Corporation. Under the terms, Watt Renewable will provide alternative energy solutions like solar and other renewable ...

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