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WISTA Nigeria Commends FG On Measures To Tackle Covid-19

How Women Can Align Themselves For Leadership Positions - Ezeoke

Advocates for gender responsive maritime industry after pandemic By Kenneth Jukpor Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria has commended the Federal Government, maritime agencies as well as private companies for their efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 ...

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Covid-19: Flour Mills Donates Food Products, Medical Equipments

Covid-19: Flour Mills Donates Food Products, Medical Equipments

By Kenneth Jukpor One of Nigeria’s leading integrated food business and agro-allied Group, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN), has extended a helping hand to several states across the country with an initial 100,200 food products to quell the effects of COVID-19. The ...

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COVID-19: FRSC Shutdown Driver’s License Capturing Centres Nationwide

TTPs Key To Reduction Of Port Congestion- FRSC

By Kenneth Jukpor Following the lockdown directive by President Mohammadu Buhari on the COVID-19 pandemic, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s License database in Abuja with immediate effect, in ...

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Lockdown: SGF Warns Security Agencies Not To Arrest Freight Forwarders

NIWA Gets New MD

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to encourage freight forwarders to resume their activities at Lagos seaports, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha has instructed security agencies not to arrest or victimize freight forwarders. ...

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Customs impound seven vehicles of N20.7m poultry

Managing Customs Import-Export Dilemma

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit in Zone A, say they have intercepted and destroyed poultry worth N20.7m. The acting Controller of the unit, Usman Yahaya, who confirmed this, said the seizures were made in two separate ...

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UEFA postpone all international matches scheduled for June

UEFA postpone all international matches scheduled for June

UEFA have made a move towards clearing the decks for the return of club football by announcing on Wednesday that all international matches that had been pushed back to June have now been postponed until further notice. “This includes the ...

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Operations will continue at seaports, says NPA

Operations will continue at seaports, says NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority has announced that it has no intention of shutting the seaports in view of the coronavirus spread. The agency said in a statement signed by its General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communication, Mr Adams Jatto, that ...

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Nigeria’s total public debt rises to N27.4tn –DMO

FG April bonds oversubscribed by N215.67bn

The Federal Government and the 36 states, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, owed a total N27.4tn as of December 2019, according to latest figures released by the Debt Management Office on Wednesday. The development marked an increase in ...

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Ignore new fuel price, IPMAN tells marketers

FG retains N125/litre petrol price despite crude oil crash

Following the reduction of pump price of petrol from N125 per litre to N123.50 per litre, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association in Kano State has directed its members to ignore the directive on new price and sell the product at ...

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Nigeria, South Africa, others seek debt relief from World Bank

FG adjusts 2020 budget to N10.52tn, adopts $25 oil benchmark

The ministers of finance from African countries have called for debt relief from bilateral, multilateral and commercial partners to cushion the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economies of countries within the region. They said the debt relief ...

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FG reviews lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise by 35

FG reviews lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise by 35

• Food markets to open 10am to 2pm every other day • Nine cases surface in Osun, seven in FCT, hit 174 the Federal Government has relaxed total lockdown it imposed on the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun states ...

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