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Managing Evacuation Of Covid-19 Infected Foreigners

Managing Evacuation Of Covid-19 Infected Foreigners

Despite ban on flights operations in the country by President Muhammad Buhari to curb the spread of the coronavirus, several nations have breached the lockdown by arranging for evacuation of their citizens from Nigeria. The United States of America (USA) ...

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Covid-19: Could ‘Nigeria Air’ Have Mattered Now?

Covid-19: Could ‘Nigeria Air’ Have Mattered Now?

Despite the numerous unanswered questions that characterized the project ‘Nigeria Air’, the outbreak of Coronavirus has highlighted national air travel gains lost as the project remains suspended. It is true that there were puzzling questions than answers on Federal Government’s ...

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Understanding The Basics About COVID-19

Coronavirus Update: We may be heading the way of China, Italy, FG warns

By Ayoola Olaitan The outbreak of coronavirus disease also known as COVID-19 has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) as the virus continues to spread to many countries. Despite the virus being in existence for almost ...

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Nigeria’s Borrowing: Economic Boost or Bane

Nigeria’s Borrowing: Economic Boost or Bane

There is growing concern on how Nigeria’s economy can survive the economic dip at this crucial time as global oil price is crashing following trade challenges occasioned by the outbreak of coronavirus. There is need for critical thinking and implementation ...

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Managing NACHO, SAHCO War

Managing NACHO, SAHCO War

Last week, crisis erupted at the cargo handling shed of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) as ground handling companies battled over consignments which arrived via Ethopian airlines. The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc seized cargoes of Ethiopian Airlines ...

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Beyond NIMASA’s Action Plan On Litters

Why Dakuku Lost The Bid To Return As NIMASA DG

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) recently launched a Maritime Action Plan on Marine Litter and Plastic (MAP-ML+P) Management in Nigeria as part of efforts to address the menace of marine litters and plastics on Nigerian seas and ...

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WISTA Nigeria Elections: Lessons For Leaders

WISTA Nigeria Elections: Lessons For Leaders

The much talked about Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association(WISTA) Nigeria elections  have come and gone but not without lessons for the new executive members and leaders in general. However, I crave your indulgence to use the first person singular, “I” ...

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Singe-Hull Vessel Ban: Unanswered Questions

Singe-Hull Vessel Ban: Unanswered Questions

As part of efforts to comply with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) international International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) in Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that it wouldn’t allow the ...

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Improving Service Delivery At Airports

Improving Service Delivery At Airports

Customer service is playing a larger role in the management of airports and has become the core value for airports. Understanding and meeting customer needs and expectations are the key to operating and managing an airport successfully. The new realities ...

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Managing the Effects of Okada Ban”

Managing the Effects of Okada Ban”

Lagos has become the busiest and most populated city as a result of economic growth and business opportunities that span through every part of the city. Despite the huge potentials in Lagos, moving from one place to another has become ...

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Growing Nigeria’s Supply Chain Integrity

Growing Nigeria's Supply Chain Integrity

Nigeria’s maritime sector has lost significant revenue and also suffered a major set back in terms of the ease of doing business because of lack of integrity in the supply chain process. If not mitigated, the nation will continue to lose ...

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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

Shipping Lines Introduce N19,000 Export Fee, Shippers Endorse Container Insurance

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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