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Skye Bank, Others Introduce Multi-Purpose Card

CBN takes over Skye Bank

Skye Bank Plc has introduced a Security Verified Identity Card for members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers as part of measures to build a reliable data base for the NURTW and integrating its members into the financial ...

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ELIZABETH

ELIZABETH

Ms. Elizabeth Aina Egharevba is one the two corporate nominees for the 2013 Class of the MMS Plus’ Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame. This is a feat that underscores her impact to the society and leadership delivery. A highly ...

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NCS, NDU Float PGD In Transport, Oil And Gas Technology

NCS, NDU Float PGD In Transport, Oil And Gas Technology

In its capacity building drive in the Transport and Oil and Gas sectors of the Nigerian Economy, the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping (NCS) in collaboration with the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amasoma in Bayelsa State, inaugurated a Post Graduate Diploma ...

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How Government Policies Affect Shipping Business

How Government Policies Affect Shipping Business

Chief Emmanuel Nweke is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Trading and Contracting Ltd., a group of company which is into terminal operations, ship agency and licensed customs agency. In this interview, he elucidates how irregular government policies have ...

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Addax Petroleum Sued Over Award Of Oil Well Contract To Foreigners

Addax Petroleum Sued Over Award Of Oil Well Contract To Foreigners

A firm, Hydrodive Nigeria Limited, has dragged Addax Petroleum Exploration Nigeria Limited before a Federal High Court in Lagos over award of oil well contract to foreigners in contravention of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act. The ...

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NIMASA/Air Force Union: Playing A New Rhythm For Pirates

With the recent launch of space satelite to monitor the movement of vessels within the Nigerian territorial waters and the Gulf of Guinea by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), in collaboration with the Nigerian Airforce is a ...

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Government To Create New Opportunities In Lubricant Sub-Sector

SMEs Lack Access To Finance – FG

The Federal Government has promised to help the Lubricant sub-sector to maximise its potentials to the development of the economy. This promise was made by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Mr Olusegun Aganga at an event tagged “Nigerian ...

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Ebola: NNPC Shuts Down Clinic in Lagos

Ebola: NNPC Shuts Down Clinic in Lagos

The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on recently announced the indefinite shutdown of its clinic in the Muri Okunola area of Victoria Island, Lagos, following a suspected case of Ebola virus on admission at the clinic.  It ...

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Nigeria Records 34,047 Cases Of Pipeline Breaks

Nigeria Records 34,047 Cases Of Pipeline Breaks

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that about 34,047 cases of pipeline vandalism were recorded in parts of the country between 1999 and 2013. Also, about 1.3 million metric tonnes of crude oil was said to have been ...

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Unemployment Is The Bane Of Pipeline Vandalism, Say Stakeholders              

Unemployment Is The Bane Of Pipeline Vandalism, Say Stakeholders

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Capt. Labinjo Declares For NISA Presidency

Capt. Labinjo Declares For NISA Presidency

MMS Plus Weekly can authoritatively report that the present scribe of the Nigerian Indigenous Ship-Owners Association (NISA), Capt. Dada Labinjo is among the candidates jostling for the post of the NISA in the forth-coming elections on October 9, 2014. This ...

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Ex-British council leader found dead after visiting Nigeria

Ex-British council leader found dead after visiting Nigeria

  A former British council leader, Andy Smith, who was found dead at his home, had just returned from Nigeria, sparking fears that he might have contracted the Ebola virus disease.Smith, 64, was found dead just five days after he ...

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APM Terminals records profit bump

APM Terminals records profit bump

APM Terminals delivered an increased profit of $223m $179m 2Q 2013) and a return on invested capital of 14.2 per cent (12.8 per cent) in the first six months of 2014, World Maritime News reports. Terminals becoming fully operational, as ...

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Use gas potential for development, stakeholders urge FG

Use gas potential for development, stakeholders urge FG

The operator and financier of the Uquo Joint Venture which handles the Uquo gas processing facility have said the country needs to develop its huge gas potential to drive the the economy, especially in the areas of manufacturing and power ...

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NPA Strike: Unions’ Leaderships Disagree

NPA Strike: Unions' Leaderships Disagree

The fate of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) senior and junior workers, whose union leaderships are at loggerheads seems to be hanging as no resolution was reached in the meeting held last week to advance the cause of the workers. Emerging ...

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Oil traders now storing crude for profit

Oil traders now storing crude for profit

Oil traders have begun fixing tankers to take North Sea, West African and Arab crudes to South Africa for storage, hoping for a repeat of the multi-million dollar bonanza they reaped in 2008-2009, according to Reuters. Shipping fixtures show that in ...

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Monthly Oil Revenue Declines to N630.3bn in July

FG Establishes Bank for SMEs

Excess crude account drops to $4.1bn as FG, states, LGs share N654.5bn FAAC ponders directive on first line charge for judiciary James Emejo  Production hiccups including a force majeure declared by Shell, shutdown of trunk lines and pipelines at Akpo ...

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Soldiers Rebel over Lack of Weapons to Fight Boko Haram  

Soldiers Rebel over Lack of Weapons to Fight Boko Haram

DHQ dismisses mutiny claims, to court martial desertersA group of soldiers in the North-eastern part of the country is refusing to fight Islamist sect, Boko Haram, until they receive better equipment, one of the mutineers has told the BBC Hausa ...

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Ribadu Catches the Bug

Ribadu Catches the Bug

In a rather shocking move, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, last week defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, thus altering the already fluid political scenario in the All Progressives Congress in Adamawa State, ...

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ICAN Promotes New Curriculum

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria has begun a sensitisation programme aimed at promoting a new professional syllabus it launched in May. The President, ICAN, Mr. Chidi Ajaegbu, told participants at a public enlightenment forum in Lagos that the ...

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