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BULLS: Moi Moi Joy

BULLS: Moi Moi Joy

Despite the tough times in Nigeria where unity, love and altruism is difficult to find in various public and private organizations, the Chief Executive Officer of Belujane Konzult, Mr. Chris Aligbe has been able to instill unity and togetherness among ...

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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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BEARS: Goodnight Tunde

BEARS: Goodnight Tunde

The has confirmed that a smuggler knocked down and killed A Customs officer identified as Tunde Wasiu Abdul’Azez on Palace Road, Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa State was killed by smugglers last week. The deceased Customs officer identified as ...

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BULLS: The NIMASA eXperience

BULLS: The NIMASA eXperience

As part of efforts to ensure the level of excellence is always maintained at the Nigerian Maritime Administratation and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the Director General has created a new regime of inspection an every four hours people inspect all toilets ...

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BULLS: Sacrificial Senators

BULLS: Sacrificial Senators

The Senator representing Rivers East in the Senate, Andrew Uchendu  (APC), has suggested that in order to curb crimes and prevent long-term consequences, senators should dispose three of the five vehicles they each own and use the proceeds to empower the ...

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BEARS: Murderous Security Operatives

BEARS: Murderous Security Operatives

There has been unending killings of innocent citizens by security operatives in the country. It has become the norm and the government seems to be taking the issue with levity.  Last week, a Customs officer identified as Pereto Ayabowei from ...

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BEARS: Nanny PRO

SAHCO Wins Best Ground Handling Company Award

One of the functions of a Public Relations Officer is to address issues from the press and the public where it concerns his or her organization. However, it will be a show of indiscipline and incompetence if a PRO deliberately ...

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BULLS: Minimum Wage Victory

BULLS: Minimum Wage Victory

This week, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the N30,000 National Minimum Wage Bill into law after several delays. This makes it compulsory for all employers of labour in Nigeria to pay to their workers the sum of N30,000. The bill also ...

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BULLS: Aviation Fire Fighters

  Nigerian’s aviation sector is set to change its status quo with the acquisition of automatic aircraft firefighter simulator equipment from Messrs Alpine Metal Tech Company. The simulator, the first of its kind in Africa,  a modern- multi scenario fire fighting ...

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BEARS: #ENDSARS

BEARS: #ENDSARS

This week, Kolade Johnson, a young Nigerian was reportedly shot while watching football by SARS officers who had been pursuing another man at the football viewing centre. Kolade is not the first innocent victim of reckless behaviors by SARS operatives. ...

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BULLS: Air Peace Continental strides

BULLS: Air Peace Continental strides

West and Central Africa’s biggest airline, Air Peace has set a continental record with a firm order for 10 brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft. The deal was unveiled during Embraer Business Meeting with the Aviation World in Port Louis, Mauritius, ...

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BEARS: False Declaration

BEARS: False Declaration

Recently, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) in collaboration with the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) intensified efforts to boost the ethics and integrity in shipping trade, urging the importers to comply with the standards and shun unethical practices that jeopardize ...

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BULLS: Special Nigerian Mothers!!!

BULLS: Moi Moi Joy

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate mothers and all mother figures such as grandmothers, stepmothers and mothers-in-law and everything a mother stands for in the society. In Nigeria, March 31st is the date set aside to celebrate mothers and ...

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BEARS: Ushering The Ushers

BEARS: False Declaration

Ushers are saddled with the onus of directing guests to their seats as they arrive and are usually the first to meet visitors. However, reverse was the case at the MMS Hall of Famers’ day and Night of Empowerment last ...

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BULLS: Seme Customs Gets Scanner

BULLS: Seme Customs Gets Scanner

As part of efforts to ease the operations of Nigeria Customs Service at the Seme-Krake joint-border post, the European Union has provided a scanner at the border. Here is the magnificent equipment which has been mounted for over a month ...

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BULLS: ECOWAS Biometric ID Card

BULLS: ECOWAS Biometric ID Card

As part of efforts to curb influx of foreigners into the country, Minister of Interior, said Federal Government would implement the use of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) biometric identity card. The Minister, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd),  ...

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BEARS: Bothersome Borders

BEARS: Bothersome Borders

Despite the efforts of governments across the African continents and sub-regions to create a borderless region with commendable schemes like the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) to project West Africa as a Free Trade ...

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BEARS: NIMASA, NLNG In ‘Distress Limbo’

IOCs Seek Better Incentives For Olokola, Brass Projects

Although local and international laws impose a duty on both states and vessels to facilitate assistance at sea to vessels in distress, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigeria Liquified National Gas (NLNG) reportedly failed to ...

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BULLS: Celebrating Feminism

BULLS: Celebrating Feminism

International Women’s Day was an eventful outing in Lagos on Friday last week, as women came out en masse to celebrate the dynamism, industry and numerous contributions in society by the female gender. It was a time to reflect on ...

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