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Preventing Building Collapse In Lagos

Preventing Building Collapse In Lagos

It has become the norm to find buildings collapse in Lagos. Unfortunately, not all these buildings are old or abandoned, there are increasing cases of relatively new and uncompleted buildings collapsing. On Friday last week, a two-storey building collapsed around ...

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Dispute Resolution: Managing Banking Excesses

Dispute Resolution: Managing Banking Excesses

The objective of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to have 70 per cent of its adult population in the formal financial services sector by 2020 through its financial inclusion initiative is suffering hitches as agency banking operators are faced ...

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Effective Funds Management

Effective Funds Management

Funds management is the overseeing and handling of a financial institution’s cash flow. The fund manager ensures that the maturity schedules of the deposits coincide with the demand for loans. To do this, the manager looks at both the liabilities ...

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Adopting ‘Smart’ Airport Concept In Nigeria

Adopting ‘Smart’ Airport Concept In Nigeria

The smart airport concept has become a buzz word in the aviation industry. The concept includes comfort, advanced security for passengers, enhanced overall airport experience and optimization of the operational efficiency of airports.  It involves creating passenger-oriented, technology-driven airport experience ...

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If you want to be successful, your first job is to learn what you need to learn in order to achieve the success you desire. Learn from the experts. Read their books. Listen to their audio programs. Attend their seminars. ...

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Managing Harmattan Haze during Flight Operations

Managing Harmattan Haze during Flight Operations

Air travel in Nigeria is usually at its peak during the Yuletide season. However, the harmattan haze during this period has led to so many flight delays, cancellations for passengers and also losses on the part of airline operators. Usually, ...

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NIMPORT: Harnessing Nigeria’s Blue Economy Ideals

2020: Freight Agents, Agents To Begin Indefinite Strike In January

A ports and terminals promotion body, the Nigerian International Maritime Ports and Terminals (NIMPORT) has called for caution by the Federal Government before actualizing the ideals of the Blue Economy in the nation’s maritime sector. The NIMPORT Chairman, Mr Fortune ...

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Emission Control: Managing Air pollution In Nigeria

Emission Control: Managing Air pollution In Nigeria

Air pollution has been recognized as an environmental hazard posing health challenges around the world but West Africa has been reputed to be the biggest violators in the 21st century. Around the world there has been significant technological efforts towards ...

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Managing Challenges Associated With Drone Operations

Managing Challenges Associated With Drone Operations

Drones have forced major airports to come to a complete standstill on several occasions, resulting not only in inconvenience for passengers but also in significant economic damages.  A collision between a drone and an aircraft could also have fatal consequences, especially ...

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Seven Managerial Principles Of Leadership

To be an effective leader, there are seven principles you must incorporate into your leadership behaviour and activities. * Clarity – This is perhaps your most important responsibility. You must be absolutely clear about who you are and what you stand for. ...

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Managing The Burden Of Overzealous Nigerian Military Personnel

Managing The Burden Of Overzealous Nigerian Military Personnel

In recent times, there has been constant harassment of citizens in the country by military officers particular the police and the Department of State security Services (DSS) officers over irrelevant issues. This has become bothersome as people, especially techpreneurs and ...

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Improving Aircraft Reliability And Safety

Improving Aircraft Reliability And Safety

If there’s one situation where we expect total reliability, it’s when we’re about to board an airplane. Aircraft reliability is a function of an organizational culture that supports people working in a disciplined way to perform many different activities: preventive, ...

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Harnessing Problem Solving Skills

Harnessing Problem Solving Skills

At times, workplace can be a maze. You are not sure whether what you are doing is politically correct or not, and many times you make mistakes. One of the areas where the top management scores the least marks is ...

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Managing Flight Delays With Technology

Imported personal item above N50,000 attracts duty, says Customs

Delays are an inevitable and thus inescapable factors of air travel. Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 16,429 cases of delayed flights between January and June 2019 according to figures released by the Consumer Protection Department of Nigerian Civil Aviation ...

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Harnessing Tourism In Nigeria Via Air Transport

Harnessing Tourism In Nigeria Via Air Transport

Nigeria has great prospects when it comes to tourism. A country with diverse landscape, beautiful scenery and many destinations with historic significance should have a thriving tourism sector. Tourism is a vital sector to every nation in the world as ...

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New Dawn For Nigeria’s Cashless Policy

New Dawn For Nigeria’s Cashless Policy

  Following the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) circular which stipulated imposition of charges on deposits in addition to already existing charges on withdrawals, Nigerians have been in awe, just as economic experts have been singing varying tunes in interpretation ...

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Managing Inter-Agency Rift At Nigerian Ports

Managing Inter-Agency Rift At Nigerian Ports

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Mr. Hassan Bello were sat next to each other at the 3rd Maritime Stakeholders Forum last week, when the NSC boss stood up ...

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Xenophobic Attacks: AirPeace Benevolent Intervention

Air Peace set to begin flights to Ibadan

Following the xenophobic attacks in South Africa in recent times, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced, last week that Air Peace Airline volunteered to send an aircraft to South Africa to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to the country, ...

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Taxation And The Excesses Of Revenue Agencies

Taxation And The Excesses Of Revenue Agencies

Tax is the return due to society on its investments – the roads, educated workforces, courts and so on – from which companies benefit. If they avoid or evade tax, they are free-riding off benefits provided by others. It is ...

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Suwaid: A Metaphor For Red-Tapeism In Civil Service

Managing Inter-Agency Rift At Nigerian Ports

Sometimes one wonders what kind of legacy the civil servants want to leave in the course of their career in civil service when one considers the enormity of damage some of them create in the system. Some are not worth ...

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