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Smuggling, Textile Importation Killed Sector – Textile Union

Smuggling, Textile Importation Killed Sector - Textile Union

The National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, (NUTGTWN) has attributed the current meltdown of the textile industry to the activities of smuggling and wholesale importation of textiles and other clothing in the country. Comrade lssa Aremu, ...

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African Circle gets new patrol boats to curtail pollution

African Circle gets new patrol boats to curtail pollution

Poised to continuously control plastic pollution on Nigerian waters, African Circle Pollution Management Limited (ACPML) has procured two more patrol boats, making five in its fleets. The procurement of the new boats named MV Aderinsola and MV Hadiza, in addition ...

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FAAN targets revenue boost for airport infrastructure

FAAN targets revenue boost for airport infrastructure

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has set up a committee to map out plans to boost non-aeronautical revenue, to upgrade airports’ infrastructure nationwide. This is as the agency said that it was going through some processes that would ...

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U.S. navy, others to tackle illegal maritime activities

U.S. navy, others to tackle illegal maritime activities

Top leaders from the United States Africa Command, Nigerian Navy, representatives of maritime forces from the Gulf of Guinea, Europe, North and South America as well as regional and international organisations gathered in Lagos yesterday for the opening ceremony of ...

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FG Urged To Revoke Export Ban On Maize

FG Urged To Revoke Export Ban On Maize

· As NSC, Borderless Alliance launch ETLS handbook By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to grow the agro-export sector of the Nigerian economy and the West African sub region, the Federal Government of Nigeria has been urged to revoke the ...

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FG Bans Boeing 737 Max Airplanes In Nigeria

ICAO Urges Nigeria To Upgrade Airport Infrastructure

The Federal Government has  announced a ban on all Boeing 737 Max airplanes from flying in Nigeria’s airspace until further notice. Nigeria’s Minister of State, Aviation, Heidi Sirika, spoke to State House Correspondents after a meeting of the Federal Executive ...

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NCAA To Monitor Investigation Of The Ethiopian Airline Crash

NCAA Cautions Pilots, Airlines Over Bad Weather Conditions

Following Sunday’s crash of an Ethiopian Airline flight, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said it was closely monitoring investigations into the safety of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Mr Sam Adurogboye, General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, said this ...

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‘Nigerian ports may lose 40% of cargoes this year’

Reforming Infrastructural Facilities At Nigerian Airports

Barring any urgent intervention to tackle numerous challenges bedeviling Nigerian seaports, the country may lose over 40% of its cargoes before the end of the year. Clearing Agents under the argues of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), warned ...

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Comprehensive Shipping Policy Can Reposition Maritime Sector – Experts

Comprehensive Shipping Policy Can Reposition Maritime Sector – Experts

By Kenneth Jukpor Maritime experts have called for a comprehensive shipping policy as a critical factor to transform the fortunes of the nations shipping sector, especially the Eastern ports. The shipping veterans who converged at a meeting organized by the ...

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2019 International Women’s Day: Women, Victims of FG’s ‘Trader Moni’ Scheme, But Don’t Suspend -MMS WoFHoF

International Women’s Day: MMS Celebrates Maritime Amazons, NPA Prioritizes Nursing Mothers/ Child Welfare

* Introduces grant to empower 250,000 women * Campaigns for 40% gender inclusiveness for women MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative has condemned Federal Government’s suspension of ‘Trader Moni’ scheme which has seen traders, mostly women fleeced ...

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ANWBN Calls For Gender Balance In Governance

ANWBN Calls For Gender Balance In Governance

By Okuneye Moyosola The Association of Nigerian Women Business Network (ANWBN) has urged the federal government to ensure gender balance in government and politics in the country. The association made the call during a walk from Awolowo road, Ikeja to ...

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Shippers’ Council, Borderless Alliance To Host Workshop On ETLS Handbook

Shippers’ Council Seals PS Maritime, Reopens Cosco Shipping

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in collaboration with the Borderless Alliance would organize a one-day workshop on the dissemination of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalization Scheme ‘ETLS’ handbook on March 14th, 2019.   ...

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Investigation Of NCAT Aircraft Accident Disrupted As Bandits Burn Aircraft

Investigation Of NCAT Aircraft Accident Disrupted As Bandits Burn Aircraft

Armed bandits operating in North-West axis have set the TB-9 Tampico aircraft belonging to theNigerian College of Aviation Technology(NCAT), Zaria,   on fire after riddling its hull with bullets. MMS Plus gathered that the armed bandits thought the aircraft was one ...

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MAKIA To Become Operational In 2 Months- FAAN

Managing Bi-Courtney, FAAN Rift

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that the new Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) may come on stream in the next two months, attributing the delay in commissioning and putting to use, the new Murtala Muhammed International ...

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Dakuku lauds women, urges active involvement in blue economy

Dakuku lauds women, urges active involvement in blue economy

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has praised women in the country for their contributions and achievements in the typically male-dominated maritime sector, albeit calling for the involvement of more women to ...

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Reckless Driving: Truck crushes three to death in Ogun

Reckless Driving: Truck crushes three to death in Ogun

• LASEMA rescues two in Lagos accident, warns against reckless driving Three persons were yesterday crushed to death in a ghastly auto-crash, which occurred on the Abeokuta-Sagamu highway in Ogun State. It was learnt the accident occurred by Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Our IPPs are close to completion, says MAN

Our IPPs are close to completion, says MAN

With most production firms lamenting the high cost of production due to inadequate power supply, poor infrastructural facilities, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has assured its members that electricity shortage will soon be addressed, as most of its Independent ...

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Anxiety builds over IMO 2020 ship content directive

Anxiety builds over IMO 2020 ship content directive

. As refiners stake $1 billion for low sulphur fuel for vessels Take-off of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO’s) low sulphur content for ships effective January 1, 2020, might begin on a slow pace, as fuel refiners are far behind ...

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NIMASA raises hope on disbursement of N44b cabotage fund

NIMASA raises hope on disbursement of N44b cabotage fund

Succour is underway for the indigenous ship owners, as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), raised hope on the disbursement of the much-delayed Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund (CVFF). The CVFF, a two per cent contribution by indigenous ship-owners ...

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Apapa ports, infrastructure, taxes take centre stage as Lagos decides

Apapa ports, infrastructure, taxes take centre stage as Lagos decides

Issues bordering on the quality of the business environment in Lagos, especially those relating to Apapa ports, parlous state of infrastructure and multiple taxation will form the bedrock of private sector’s decision on who becomes the next governor of the ...

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