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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

Managing Flight Delays With Technology

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

Xenophobic Attacks: AirPeace Benevolent Intervention

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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Managing Lagos Ports

Managing Lagos Ports

As the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, described the two Lagos Port Complexes of Apapa and Tin Can Island as “overwhelmed and attained breaking points”, last week, it brings to fore the growing need to dissipate the ...

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Maximizing AfCFTA Opportunities

FG bans forex for food importation

Nigeria became the 53rd country to sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) the world’s largest single market, when President Muhammadu Buhari signed last month. The agreement will be the largest trade agreement in history since the creation of ...

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Competitive Airline Management Strategies

Policy Makers Harp On The Need To License ATSEP

Airlines provides the only transportation network across the globe and it is crucial for  global business  development  and  tourism enrichment.  Air transportation is one of the most important services to offer both significant social and economic benefits.  By serving tourism and trade, ...

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Rail Track Vandalism: Managing Moral Decadence

Rail Track Vandalism: Managing Moral Decadence

A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves – Grover Cleveland As the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) decries the high rate of theft and ...

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Beyond ‘Insanity’: Dalhatu As A Hero

Beyond ‘Insanity’: Dalhatu As A Hero

Beyond the assertion that Nura Dalhatu has been confirmed mentally ill, certain aspects of his drama still beggars belief and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) remains far from unraveling the mystery which transpired at the Customs headquarters in Abuja, recently. ...

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‘Beyond Insanity’ Dalhatu’s Derogatory Drama

Beyond ‘Insanity’: Dalhatu As A Hero

The bizarre drama which played out last week at the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) headquarters, Abuja, when an Assistant Superintendent of Customs (ASC1), Nura Dalhatu, promoted himself to the rank of Deputy Comptroller General and then invaded the office of ...

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Lagos- Badagry Expressway- An Unending Dilemma

Lagos- Badagry Expressway- An Unending Dilemma

The state of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway has become a bothersome issue for citizens who ply the road on a daily basis. The road which has been totally neglected for years by both the Federal and State Governments has been a ...

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Women In Shipping: Problems and Prospects

Women In Shipping: Problems and Prospects

Most people still perceive the shipping industry as a male dominated industry and this is the reason why women refrain from choosing it as a career. Other women also avoid the industry because of physical harassment and violence or severe ...

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AIB, Air Peace Rift: A Tale of Two Halves

Air Peace Begins Dubai Flight

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) recently accused Air Peace of failure to report accidents or serious incidents to the bureau at the exact time the incidents had occurred. However, Air Peace disagreed with the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), over allegations ...

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Perils Of Illegal Oil Refining

Perils Of Illegal Oil Refining

“When you have bad governance, of course, resources are destroyed: The forests are deforested, there is illegal logging, and there is soil erosion. I got pulled deeper and deeper and saw how these issues become linked to governance, to corruption, ...

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Lagos-Ibadan Rail: Can Amaechi, NRC Meet December Deadline?

West Africa targets $57b investment, integrated ports, rail sector

Although the Minister of Transport, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has reiterated his determination to deliver the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge lines under the construction of the Chinese construction companies at the end of the month of December 2019, there ...

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