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NPA: How The Contract-Bribe Syndicate Operates

TSA: $21.3m trapped in Heritage Bank, NPA tells Reps

It is no longer news that some officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) are on the “fast lane” by always eating from where they work. What is news is that they don’t just do it but have now thrown ...

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How Multiple Designation Policy kills Domestic Airlines’ Operations

How Multiple Designation Policy kills Domestic Airlines’ Operations

As foreign airlines continue to gain additional entry points to destinations in Nigeria, industry analysts have said the cost and impact of such a policy on the operations of domestic airlines and the industry at large is unquantifiable and capable ...

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MRO Prospects And Challenges In Nigeria

MRO Prospects And Challenges In Nigeria

  As the country’s aviation industry continues on the part of growth, the industry is long overdue for a world class Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility to serve the domestic and regional maintenance requirements of the aviation industry and ...

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Harmattan Season: Managing Flight Cancellations, delays

Operation Cost: Airline Operators Call For Reduction

There are a lot of parallels between what we’re doing and an expensive watch. It’s very complex, has a lot of parts and it only has value when it’s predictable and reliable.—Gordon BethunePredictability here in the words of Gordone is ...

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Managing Nigerian Deaths In Diaspora

Managing Nigerian Deaths In Diaspora

Over the years Nigerians have been victims of strange events resulting in deaths or near-death experiences but the government have seldom acted or carried out detailed investigations on these cases, however, the mysterious death of 26 young Nigerian girls found ...

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Airport Concession: Resolving FAAN/BASL Impasse on MMA2 Terminal

Airport Concession: Resolving FAAN/BASL Impasse on MMA2 Terminal

By Nkem Osuagwu I think it’s inevitable that aviation is a part of the economic growth that surrounds airports – Trim Griffin According to Tim, whenever there is uncertainty or crisis among major aviation stakeholders with effects on their activities, ...

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Managing BVN Challenges On Nigerians

Managing BVN Challenges On Nigerians

“The challenge for banks isn’t becoming digital, it is providing values that is perceived to be in line with the cost or better yet, providing values that consumers are comfortable paying for”-Ron Shevlin   The position of Shevlin above describes ...

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Managing Illegal Mining Activities For Common Good

Managing Illegal Mining Activities For Common Good

By Oyeniyi Iwakun  “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”― R. Buckminster Fuller Buckminster Fuller and Janet Adeyemi are of compatible ideology when it comes  to ...

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Sokoto Oil Venture: Epitome Of Misplaced Priority

Sokoto Oil Venture: Epitome Of Misplaced Priority

 “Nothing leads so straight to futility as literary ambitions without systematic knowledge”- H.G Wells Like H.G Wells rightly posit “futility” is nothing far from a mission without direction. A journey without definite destination is nothing but a waste of time and ...

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Recognizing Citizens’ Welfare For  Smuggling Suppression.

Recognizing Citizens' Welfare For  Smuggling Suppression.

By Oyeniyi Iwakun “Injustice arises when equals are treated unequally and unequals treated equally.” Government introduces harsh tax and tariff policies on daily basis, they claim the nation is in recession, hence the shortage of funds and necessary resources to ...

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Managing Railways For Seaport Development

By Oyeniyi Iwakun “The developments process that took place in the Nigerian ports did not put rail connections into consideration as an integral part of port infrastructure from the onset. This is in contrast with the global perspective and thus ...

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Tank Farms And The Apapa Traffic Menace

BEARS: BEWARE! Apapa Fire!!!

The issue of traffic jams at the Apapa road has become endemic and it seems it has come to stay. Tanker drivers feel they own the road and usually defy all attempts by the Lagos State Government to force them ...

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Arms Smuggling: Issues Beyond The Seizures

Arms Smuggling: Issues Beyond The Seizures

“I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within” – Douglas MacArthur Douglas MacArthur concern can be related to the Nigeria situation ...

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The Journey On A Train

The Journey On A Train

It was a bright Tuesday morning at exactly 8:00 am, on 30th, August 2017. The streets of Lagos were busy as people were already set for work. While so many were battling with the traffic congestions on the roads, probably ...

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Oshodi-Apapa Road Conundrum

Apapa gridlock: Export cargoes rot away in warehouses

“Politics is not an end, but a means. It is not a product, but a process. It is the art of government. Like other values it has its counterfeits. So much emphasis has been placed upon the false that the ...

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Adhering To Safety Measures On Nigerian Waterways

Adhering To Safety Measures On Nigerian Waterways

By Oyeniyi Iwakun Last week Sunday was another black day for Nigeria as some residents  of Lagos were thrown into mourning. A boat which reportedly took off from an illegal Jetty conveying  worshippers  (mainly children) capsized around Ilashe area  as ...

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Revitalizing The Nigerian Railway Industry

Revitalizing The Nigerian Railway Industry

 By Oyeniyi Iwakun States get to improve transportation infrastructure; that creates economic development, puts people back at work and, most important, enhances safety and improves local communities –Corrine Brown Transportation infrastructure improvement as advanced by Corrine Brown is crucial to ...

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Exploring The Benefits Of Railway Concession

Exploring The Benefits Of Railway Concession

By Oyeniyi Iwakun Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.—Ban Ki-Moon Sustainable development as enunciated by Ban-Ki-Moon has ...

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Managing The Brand ‘NIMASA’: It Needs Your Help! Somebody Help!

Managing The Brand 'NIMASA': It Needs Your Help! Somebody Help!

 Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do it beautifully- Anonymous Integrity is everything. Any organization operated on deceit is capable of falling abruptly as it is often said “you cannot put something on nothing and expect ...

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Reducing Accidents On Nigerian Roads

Reducing Accidents On Nigerian Roads

By Oyeniyi Iwakun “Accidents happen. Our bones shatter, our skin splits, our hearts break. We burn, we drown, we stay alive” –Moïra Fowley-Doyle. Only those hit by the tragedy of an accident can understand the pains Moïra Fowley-Doyle illustrates in the ...

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