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Uncertainty In Electricity Tariffs Scares Investors – SPE

Uncertainty In Electricity Tariffs Scares Investors – SPE

· How fiscal policies, infrastructure stifle gas sector · Nigeria found gas reserves accidentally – DPR By Kenneth Jukpor & Effi Alphonsus The perennial problem of prepaid meters across the nation and consequent harsh electricity charges via high estimated billing system has ...

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How To Do Ship Scrapping

How To Do Ship Scrapping

Ship breaking  Ship breaking or ship demolition is a type of ship disposal involving the breaking up of ships for either a source of parts, which can be sold for re-use, or for the extraction of raw materials, chiefly scrap. ...

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Nigerian Airline Owners Interference Responsible For Dearth Of Local Operators

Nigerian Airline Owners Interference Responsible For Dearth Of Local Operators

By Okuneye Moyosola Chris Aligbe is an aviation consultant and Chief Executive Officer of Belujane Konzult. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he bares his mind on the processes involved in the implementation of the national carrier and appraises ...

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Amaechi’s Abundant Antics

Amaechi Abundant Antics

The handover ceremony of the Ibadan Inland Dry Port (IIDP) and exchange of letters at the Oyo State Governor’s office, Ibadan, was one that left several humourous jokes, yet an experience worth learning from. From the Transport Minister’s teasing remarks ...

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Freight Forwarders Deserve Health Insurance, Other Perks – APFFLON President

Freight Forwarders Deserve Health Insurance, Other Perks - APFFLON President

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola Otunba Frank Ogunojemite is the National President of Africa Association Of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON). In this interview with MMS Plus he shares the unique features of APFFLON, explaining the ...

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WIMA Nigeria Lauds Hadiza On UN Appointment

WIMA Nigeria Lauds Hadiza On UN Appointment

The Nigerian chapter of African Women in Maritime (WIMAFRICA) has congratulated the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman on her election as the Vice Chairperson, United Nations Maritime Agency Committee (UNMAC). This was disclosed in a ...

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Illegal Bunkering: Nigerian Navy Arrests Indian Sailor, 17 Others

Illegal Bunkering: Nigerian Navy Arrests Indian Sailor, 17 Others

The Nigerian Navy has nabbed an Indian sailor and 17 others over an attempt to illegally export stolen crude oil to Ghana. The suspects and vessels have been handed over to the police at the naval base in Nigeria’s oil ...

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Depot Owners Demand Full Deregulation Of Downstream Oil & Gas Sector

Depot Owners Demand Full Deregulation Of Downstream Oil & Gas Sector

The Depot and Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (DAPMAN) says the rise in landing cost of petroleum products has renewed calls for full deregulation. The group therefore, called for deregulation of the downstream sub-sector of the nation’s oil and gas ...

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Nigeria Loses N163.17bn To Pipeline Vandalism In 6 Years-Navy

Nigeria Loses N163.17bn To Pipeline Vandalism In 6 Years-Navy

Nigeria has lost N163.17bn in oil revenue to the activities of pipeline vandals in the Niger Delta region between 2012 and 2017, according to statistics presented by the Nigerian Navy. The Navy said its operatives destroyed 637 illegal refineries in ...

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Aero Discloses Plans Modernize, Upgrade MRO

Aero Discloses Plans Modernize, Upgrade MRO

Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi has revealed plans by Aero to modernize and upgrade its Maintenance Repair Overhaul ( MRO) facility to go beyond maintaining the Boeing 737 classics to cater for the Next Generations (NGs) and ...

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Air Peace Awaits Reports On Boeing’s Investigations, Says It Won’t Cancel Orders

Air Peace Awaits Reports On Boeing’s Investigations, Says It Won’t Cancel Orders

  The Chairman of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema has said it is still premature for the airline to take a decision on cancelling its 737 Max 8 order stating that the airline still has time to decide. This is ...

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Amaechi’s Footprints On Transport Sector (1)

Amaechi’s Scorecard As Transport Minister

By Kenneth Jukpor Rotimi Amaechi is a man who divides opinion in the Nigerian political arena. He made some landmark achievements during his stint as the governor of Rivers state, but he triggered a national political realignment when he walked ...

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NNPC conducts tests for job applicants on June 1

NNPC To Resume Oil Search In Lake Chad Basin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to conduct Computer Based Test (CBT) for job applicants nationwide on June 1, 2019. The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, quoted the corporation’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Services, Isa ...

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FG released N470 billion for SIP out of N1.5 trillion budget in three years

FG released N470 billion for SIP out of N1.5 trillion budget in three years

• Shares $22m Abacha loot to poor Nigerians, Amnesty spends N65b on ex-militants Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments in the Office of the Vice President, Mrs. Maryam Uwais has disclosed that the Implementing Unit of the National ...

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Nigeria seeks fresh $1.8 billion Chinese loan for coastal rail line

FG Procures Two Coaches For Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project

• Yet to commence repayment of $500m counterpart fund • Amaechi offers insight into delayed take-off of national carrier Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday said the Federal Government had requested a fresh $1.8 billion from the China Exim ...

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Nigeria loses $1b to corrupt MSMEs development programmes

Nigeria loses $1b to corrupt MSMEs development programmes

Latest report by the Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Initiative (SEEDi), has revealed that Nigeria has lost over $1 billion to corruption-related Medium Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) programmes in four years. The report said the amount exceeds Nigeria’s capital ...

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Shippers’ Council Holds Anti-Corruption Walk

As part of efforts to enlighten port users on the need to kick against all forms of corruption at ports, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) recently held an anti-corruption sensitization walk. Enjoy the photos!

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Nigerian waters remain high risk for criminality, says report

Anti-piracy bill will combat maritime crime as sector creates 7,000 jobs

NIMASA disagrees, says waters are safe A new report by Protection Vessels International (VPI), has described Nigerian waters as being risky for vessels with high level of criminality perpetrated by pirates and kidnappers. The PVI in its report stated that: ...

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NPA targets revenue of N276 billion this year

WIMA Nigeria Lauds Hadiza On UN Appointment

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), is targeting revenue of about N276.75 billion from its 2019 operations. The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, who disclosed this during the 2019 budget defence before the House ...

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FG charged to priotise empowerment above financial inclusion

FG charged to priotise empowerment above financial inclusion

While acknowledging the great efforts gone into deepening financial inclusion in Nigeria, the Federal Government has been enjoined to priotise economic empowerment of Nigerians. According to software firm, Precise Financial System (PFS), with economic empowerment, it simply means giving Nigerians ...

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