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IMO Council Elections: Secret Report That Would Have Changed Nigeria’s Fortune

  Nigeria beats Morocco, Egypt on gross tonnage NTP to solve Nigeria’s transport needs—Usoro By Kenneth Jukpor & Oyeniyi Iwakun  Although Nigeria’s woeful failure to get re-elected into the ‘Category C’ of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council seat, didn’t ...

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CBN Plans Revival of Moribund Manufacturing Companies with N500bn

CBN Plans Revival of Moribund Manufacturing Companies with N500bn

GDP must grow above 4% to affect lives of Nigerians, says Emefiele Fitch cuts Nigeria’s 2017 GDP growth forecast to 1% Determined to significantly boost the contribution of the non-oil sector to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the Central Bank ...

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Bad Weather will Disrupt Flights, NCAA Warns Air Travellers

Bad Weather will Disrupt Flights, NCAA Warns Air Travellers

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned air travellers in Nigeria that flights would be disrupted due to the harmattan haze which has led to flight cancellations and delays. The regulatory body said the warning was necessary because cancellation ...

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Lilypond Customs Beats 2017 Revenue Target

Lilypond Customs Beats 2017 Revenue Target

  The Lilypond area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has experienced impressive boost in its operations as it exceeds its revenue target for the year, 2017 as early as November. The statement made available to MMS Plus by ...

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Tin Can Customs Generates N262.3bn In 11 Months

Tin Can Customs Generates N262.3bn In 11 Months

Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N262.3 billion revenue between January and November 2017. The Customs Area Comptroller (CAC) in charge of the command, Compt. Yusuf Bashar made the disclosure while receiving a delegation ...

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Nigeria Needs A National Logistics Policy

Nigeria Needs A National Logistics Policy

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to address the myriad of challenges facing Logistics and Supply Chain in Nigeria, the African Centre for Supply Chain (ACSC) has called for the development of a National Logistics Policy in the country. The ...

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Kachikwu Rolls Out Emergency Plan to End Petrol Scarcity

FG Justifies Oil Exploration in North, to Reinvest Proceeds from JV Assets

PENGASSAN threatens strike, to prolong fuel crisis Oil price rises on threat of Nigeria strike, short covering Following the directive by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, to end the ...

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Foreign rice in Nigeria smuggled, some poisonous – FG

Customs Promotes DCGs, Charges Officers To Do More.

The Federal Government on Thursday declared that all foreign brands of rice in the country at the moment were smuggled, adding that some of them were poisonous. According to the government, recent tests conducted by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture ...

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FG Orders Kachikwu to End Fuel Scarcity

FG Orders Kachikwu to End Fuel Scarcity

NNPC moves to bridge supply gap DPR orders depot owners to give priority to Lagos The federal government Wednesday in Abuja, denied insinuations that the current fuel scarcity plaguing the country is a ploy to increase the pump price of ...

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Customs Impounds 64 Vehicles, Smuggled Rice Worth N1.6bn

Customs Impounds 64 Vehicles, Smuggled Rice Worth N1.6bn

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Ikeja, Lagos, yesterday announced that it intercepted 22 truckloads of foreign parboiled rice with 64 units of vehicles smuggled into Nigeria from neighbouring countries. Customs Area Comptroller (CAC) of ...

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Customs, NAGAFF Set-Up Committee To Enhance Ease Of Doing Business

Customs, NAGAFF Set-Up Committee To Enhance Ease Of Doing Business

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to ensure expedite clearance of goods at the ports and in line with the Executive Orders on the Ease of Doing Business at the nation’s ports, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has set up ...

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99 Persons Die In Boat Mishaps In Kebbi, Niger, Lagos Submitted

99 Persons Die In Boat Mishaps In Kebbi, Niger, Lagos Submitted

Over 99 persons have died in six boat mishaps that occurred in Kebbi, Niger and Lagos states between April and September, according to a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria. The survey was conducted in the three states. The ...

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Buhari, Saraki, Dogara Meet to Fast-track Passage of 2018 Budget

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara Meet to Fast-track Passage of 2018 Budget

• N’Assembly approves MTEF, increases oil benchmark to $47/b • Appropriation Bill passes second reading Barring any unforeseen circumstances, there are indications that the legislature is set to accede to the request by the executive for the passage of the ...

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NPA: When Audit Negotiates!

NPA: When Audit Negotiates!

It is unbelievable to hear that infighting and gross insubordination is tearing NPA apart. The Public Affairs department is polarized with the new General Manager (GM) still confused and standing alof in disagreement always with his subordinates who have mastered ...

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Women Crucial to ECOWAS Development, Says Stella Oduah

Women Crucial to ECOWAS Development, Says Stella Oduah

President of ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA), Senator Stella Oduah, has said that the womenfolk is crucial in the development of the regional block. She made the assertion while speaking with journalists at the on-going Second Ordinary Session of the ...

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Dangote Crashes Cement Price Online, Partners Jumia

Dangote Crashes Cement Price Online, Partners Jumia

In a new move designed to reduce price and ease logistics inherent in the purchase of its products, the management of Dangote Cement Plc has signed a pact with the e-commerce platform Jumia Nigeria to sell its cement to customers ...

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Aero to Expand Ownership as Its MRO Attracts Investors

Aero to Expand Ownership as Its MRO Attracts Investors

Nigeria’s foremost airline, Aero Contractors, has concluded plans to sell part of its stakes to core investors in its bid to attract more money to fund its aircraft acquisition and boost its maintenance facility. Media learnt that the airline’s Maintenance, ...

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Lagos Trade Fair Complex Drama: Traders Allege N30 billion Payment To VP, Osinbajo’s Office

Lagos Trade Fair Complex Drama Traders Allege N30 billion Payment To VP, Osinbajo’s Office

Ship Owners Urge FG To Stop Collection Of Sea Protection Levy The integrity of the office of the Vice President, currently occupied by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has been subjected to serious questions over its alleged dealings with traders at the ...

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NAGAFF Commends SON On PAM Initiative

NAGAFF Commends SON On PAM Initiative

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has commended Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) on the proposed introduction of the Product Authentication Mark (PAM). This was contained in a letter of commendation sent to the SON’s Director General ...

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Nigeria loses IMO Category C Council Election, Again

Nigeria loses IMO Category C Council Election, Again

Nigeria has again lost its bid to make the Category C of the International Maritime Organisation(IMO) Council in the just concluded Council election which took place on Friday in London. Nigeria with 98 votes and Algeria, 94 votes   were the ...

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