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Nigerian Ship Owners Disunity Robbing Gains Of Shipping

Nigerian Ship Owners Disunity Robbing Gains Of Shipping

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigeria’s maritime industry wore elegant smiles with the perceived newness of life in the nation’s shipping when Nigerian ship-owners under the aegis of Nigerian Ship-owners Association (NISA) indicated interest to work with Ship Owners Association of Nigeria ...

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How To Start Air Cargo Business In Nigeria

Air cargo demand surges amid global capacity crunch

The existence of technology, especially the coming of air cargo business has made things to be easy in life. It has also led to the evolution of so many businesses. People get things done swiftly. Goods can be sent to ...

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Most Agro Products Damages Aren’t Results Of Bad Handling – Fagbemi

Most Agro Products Damages Aren’t Results Of Bad Handling – Fagbemi

By Okuneye Moyosola Mrs. Tokunbo Fagbemi is the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO Aviance). During a media parley with the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondent (LAAC) at the Gateway forum, ...

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BEARS: LAAC’s Danger Staircase

The primary reason for railings on the stairs is safety.  A staircase without railings is risky as people could easily fall off the stairs which could lead to life threatening situations. This is the case at the press centre of ...

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BULLS: FAAN’s Mrs. ‘Honesty’

BULLS: FAAN's Mrs. 'Honesty'

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) recognized a staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mrs. Josephine Ugwu for her honesty and integrity in the discharge of her duties. In 2015,  Mrs. Ugwu while carrying ...

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Zero Gas Flare An Illusion As Nigeria Loses N243.23bn

Govt urged to raise flaring penalties

Despite promising to bring an end to the practice of gas flaring, Nigeria’s flared natural gas hovers around 218.9 billion standard cubic feet, translating to N243.23 billion. Monthly industry statistics published by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), indicated that ...

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Senate demands oil sector computerisation

NNPC swapped N3.04tn crude for refined products

The Senate on Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate the process of computerising the nation’s oil sector. This, according to the red chamber, will address the challenges associated with the oil and gas production, transportation, and sales business in ...

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Reps demand gas inclusion in petroleum sharing contract …probe IOCs over labour laws abuse

Reps demand gas inclusion in petroleum sharing contract …probe IOCs over labour laws abuse

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to include gas in the Production Sharing Contact. The House particularly urged the Federal Government to review the contract terms in the Production Sharing Contract, with a view to accommodating ...

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NNPC confirms December for $10bn NLNG Train-7 FID

FG’ll offer small oil fields for licensing –NNPC

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, on Thursday said the Final Investment Decision on $10bn Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Train-7 would be executed in December. He said this in Abuja while receiving the Chairman/Group ...

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Navy Inaugurates E-Library For Effective Learning

Navy Inaugurates E-Library For Effective Learning

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Naval Training Command, Rear Adm. Stanford Enoch, on Tuesday last week, said that the newly inaugurated e-library of the Command would make learning easy for students. The FOC said this at the inauguration ceremony which ...

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NAFFAC Corporate Membership Hits 300

NAFFAC Corporate Membership Hits 300

Despite inheriting less than thirty active corporate members at the National Association of Air Freight Forwarders and Consolidators (NAFFAC) one year ago when the President General, Prince Adeyinka Bakare assumed office, the association now boasts over three hundred corporate members. ...

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TTPs Key To Reduction Of Port Congestion- FRSC

TTPs Key To Reduction Of Port Congestion- FRSC

By Okuneye Moyosola The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has called for investment in building attractive Truck Transit Parks (TTP) in order to solve the problems of traffic and massive congestion at the ports. Corp Marshall and Chief Executive, FRSC, ...

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Nigeria To Strengthen Law Against Unruly Behavior On Aircraft With ICAO

Nigeria To Strengthen Law Against Unruly Behavior On Aircraft With ICAO

AS part of efforts by the Republic of Nigeria to support air laws against unruly behavior on board aircraft, the country has deposited Protocol to Amend the Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, done at ...

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Customs blame DPR for illegal border petrol stations

Customs get nod to spend N623.7m on computers

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), on Thursday told the House of Representatives that the closure of Nigeria’s land borders was a decision by the country’s armed forces. Ali also stated that the directive banning ...

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NAGAFF To Celebrate 20th Anniversary

NAGAFF 100% Compliance Team Gives Denca 1-Month Ultimatum To Upgrade Facilities 

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) is set to celebrate its 20th anniversary with a 5-day event to commemorate the occasion. The Chairman, NAGAFF @20 Organising Committee, Chief Tochukwu Ezisi disclosed this in a press briefing stressing ...

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Masari tells customs to caution overzealous officers

Masari tells customs to caution overzealous officers

Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari has called on the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to caution some of its overzealous officers who deploy unrestrained tactics during operations within Katsina metropolis. The governor was speaking yesterday when he received the Area Commander ...

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Revive $1.2bn Brass LNG project, Senate tells FG

Generator importation to attract 10-year jail term — Senate bill

The Senate on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to start the process of reviving the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas project. It said the project had gulped about $1.2bn as of 2011. The Senate took the decision after a debate on ...

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Nigeria exports 90% cooking gas produced, says NNPC

Cooking Gas Vendors Are Exempted From Lagos Lockdown – Marketers

Over 90 per cent of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas, also known as cooking gas, produced in the country is being exported, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Retail Limited, has said. The Managing Director, NNPC Retail, Sir ...

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Reps probe Nigeria’s deal with Russia on Ajaokuta

Reps probe Nigeria’s deal with Russia on Ajaokuta

The House of Representatives has begun investigation of the deal Nigeria signed with Russia on the resuscitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Company, alleging that details of the contract were not known to Nigerians. The House resolved to carry out the ...

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Reduce $57 budget oil benchmark, MPC tells FG

Reduce $57 budget oil benchmark, MPC tells FG

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to review downwards the 2020 budget oil price benchmark of $57 per barrel to stimulate fiscal buffers. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said ...

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