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CRFFN: A Burden Of Leadership In Africa

CRFFN: A Burden Of Leadership In Africa

Leaders must cultivate an organizational culture that embraces flexibility, adaptability and rigorous scenario planning. ——-Greek Philosopher, Aristotle on Leadership and Modern Management Leadership in Africa laterally, means opportunity to abuse a collective trust; appropriate collective wealth for personal gains; redefining ...

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How I Managed Fears, Disadvantage To Advantage To Break Barriers  – Hadiza

How I Managed Fears, Disadvantage To Advantage To Break Barriers  – Hadiza

  Woman!  To be a complete woman is not an easy task. But who, indeed, is a complete woman? Hadiza Bala-Usman has the answer,I guess and has graciously availed us. Well, what resonates in every working woman’s mind,especially mothers, is ...

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BEARS: Police Excesses

BEARS: Police Excesses

Several women’s rights groups and civil society organizations protested in Abuja on Friday, demanding an end to police impunity, after officers were accused of carrying out a string of sexual assaults. Dozens of women were dragged out of nightclubs, hotels ...

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BULLS: ‘Mr. Integrity’

BULLS: 'Mr. Integrity'

There is a man worthy of commendation who has been duly nicknamed “Mr. Integrity” by his peers. He is the President of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Multipurpose Staff Cooperative Society, Alhaji Bashir Ambi Mohammed. Bashir has displayed high level ...

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How To Report Corrupt Practices At Nigerian Ports – Vongtau

How To Report Corrupt Practices At Nigerian Ports - Vongtau

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Samuel Vongtau is the Chairman of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit (ACTU) at Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC). He is also the Director, Legal Services at the Council. After a sensitization walk in Apapa, organized by ...

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Truckers Identify 53 Truck Parks To Decentralize NPA Call-Up

Truckers Identify 53 Truck Parks To Decentralize NPA Call-Up

By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the claims by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to singlehanded own and operate a centralized truck call-up system, trucking groups in Lagos have urged the Authority to register other parks having identified 53 other truck parks. ...

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FG, Group Sign MOU On Aviation Safety

FG, Group Sign MOU On Aviation Safety

The  Federal Government has signed a hosting agreement with  Banjul Accord Group Aviation Safety Oversight Organisation (BAGASOO) to enhance aviation safety among  member states. Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama in Abuja signed the agreement on behalf of the federal government ...

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DPR, FAAN Enter Partnership On Aviation Fuel Quality Control

DPR, FAAN Enter Partnership On Aviation Fuel Quality Control

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said it is collaborating with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to address the gaps in the supply chain of Aviation Turbine Kerosine, also known as aviation fuel. DPR said the agencies, ...

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Udoma Inaugurates NBS Board, Warns Against Interference

Udoma Inaugurates NBS Board, Warns Against Interference

The Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated the governing board of the National Bureau of Statistics. The inauguration was done by the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma. Udoma told the board members that they should see their ...

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Flour industry generates 10 million jobs annually – Olam

Flour industry generates 10 million jobs annually – Olam

The flour mill industry in Nigeria generates about 10 million jobs annually and has the potential to further diversify the country’s economy, the Managing Director, Olam Grains, owners of Crown Flour Mills Limited, Anurag Shukla, has said. Speaking on the ...

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SIFAX Group Donates Community Clinic, Hall In Ogun State

SIFAX Group Donates Community Clinic, Hall In Ogun State

As part of efforts to boost its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) drive, SIFAX Group has donated a modern and well-equipped clinic and civic hall to the Isade-Ijebu community in the Ijebu North East Local Government Area of Ogun State. The ...

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Investors lose N113b in four trading days

Investors lose N113b in four trading days

The reign of the bears yesterday continued unabated on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), just as virtually as the blue-chip stocks depreciated in price, as investors’ wealth plunged further by N113 billion in four trading days. Specifically, the ...

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Wema Bank shareholders approve N1.157m dividend after 14years

Wema Bank shareholders approve N1.157m dividend after 14years

Shareholders of Wema Bank Plc have applauded the management for improved performance in 2018, and enhancing their return on investment through dividend payout after 14 years of non-payment. The shareholders, who spoke at the yearly general meeting, in Lagos, on ...

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Nigeria’s April production below budget benchmark

Nigeria’s April production below budget benchmark

Notwithstanding its increased production output of 1.95 million barrels daily (mbd) for April, according to the latest S&P Global Platts survey, Nigeria’s output remains below the 2019 budget benchmark of 2.3mbpd at $60 per barrel. Although OPEC and 10 non-OPEC ...

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NPA Calls For Review Of Border Posts Regulation

NPA Calls For Review Of Border Posts Regulation

The Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) has called on the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS) to review  its border posts regulations to fast track trade facilitation in order to help consummate the port reform process. The General Manager, Security of NPA, Capt. Iheanacho Ebubeogu who ...

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NSC Cooperative Grows Fund By N150 Million In Two Years

BULLS: 'Mr. Integrity'

By Kenneth Jukpor The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Multipurpose Staff Cooperative Society has grown its fund to N185,481,844 as at December 2018 from N30,442,770 when the current administration took over on April 2017. The President of the Cooperative Society, Alhaji ...

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AIMAN Laments Over Non Implementation Of AIS Automation

AIMAN Calls On FG To Approve Special Intervention Fund

Over a decade after conception, members of Aeronautical Information Management Association of Nigeria (AIMAN ) have flayed the non implementation of AIS automation. President of AIMAN, Mr Williams Ngerem expressed the displeasure in a statement. He said the automaton remained ...

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FG Appoints Bayero As DG Of NITT

 The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Dr. Bayero Salih Farah as the Director General/Chief Executive of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria in acting capacity.  This followed the retirement of Dr. Abimbola O. Odumosu who had ...

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Union Bank announces decline in NPL ratio to 8.1%

Union Bank announces decline in NPL ratio to 8.1%

•Assures shareholders of long-term value enhancement Union Bank Plc has announced a decline in its Non-Performing Loan (NPL) ratio to 8.1 per cent in December 2018, from 20.8 per cent as at December 2017. In addition, the bank’s Return on Tangible ...

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Glut, price volatility force cashew exporters into processing

Glut, price volatility force cashew exporters into processing

With global supply outstripping demand, thus leading to decline in the price of raw cashew nuts (RCN), the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has tasked exporters to explore local processing rather than hoarding, with expectations of improved prices. Indeed, the ...

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