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Lagos COVID-19 Figures: Myths Or Reality?

BULLS: Dial A Plumber

Lagos State needs help, the state is literally convulsing and in the worst state of disrepair. It has never been this bad, our roads are in a deplorable state, a journey from Maryland to Ikorodu which ordinarily would take less ...

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Flights Resumption: Passengers To Arrive 3 Hours Before Take Off – FAAN

FAAN Rejects Minister’s Order On N4.2Bn Accident Prevention Funds

By Ayoola Olaitan The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has urged passengers to arrive three hours before their take-off time when domestic operations resume at airports later this month. In an update on its verified Twitter handle today, FAAN ...

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NIMASA Responsible for Seafarers Poor Earnings, Disregard of Nigerian CoCs

Revenue Generation Isn't The Core Mandate Of NIMASA - Jamoh

By Kenneth Jukpor The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been indicted for the discrimination of nation’s Certificates of Competence (CoC) and subsequent poor remuneration of Nigerian seafarers. Nigerian seafarers have also lambasted the agency for clinging to ...

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Shipowners in Nigeria Prioritize Foreign CoCs – Ikueyemi

Collaboration: ‘A Big Ask’ For Nigerian Shipowners

By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the massive investment in seafarers development by the Federal Government championed by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), indigenous shipowners have joined foreigners in prioritizing seafarers with foreign certification. This discrimination formerly popular among ...

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Awoniyi regains consciousness after head injury

Awoniyi regains consciousness after head injury

Nigerian forward, Taiwo Awoniyi, is ‘conscious and responsive’ after suffering a head injury while in action for Mainz in Sunday’s 1-0 loss at home to Augsburg, his coach Achim Beierlorzer has stated. Awoniyi was taken to the hospital on Sunday ...

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Averting looming recession through monetary stimulus

Averting looming recession through monetary stimulus

The economy was yet to fully recover from the 2014 oil price shock, followed by the 2016 economic recession, and now on the brink of another plunge on account of the effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Recession is ...

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United scouts urge Solskjaer to sign Ndidi

United scouts urge Solskjaer to sign Ndidi

Manchester United scouts are pushing for the club to sign Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi from Leicester City this summer. Ndidi’s form in the Premier League this season has left United scouts stunned, and according to Le 10 Sport, they have ...

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We have not fixed dates for Edo 2020 Sports Festival, says Okowa

We have not fixed dates for Edo 2020 Sports Festival, says Okowa

• ‘FG to decide on competition’s timeline’ The chairman of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Committee, Tonobok Okowa, has clarified the committee’s position on the timeline for the festival, saying that only the Federal Government can fix dates for the ...

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Imo uncovers 3,000 ghost workers, raises community policing panel

Imo uncovers 3,000 ghost workers, raises community policing panel

The Imo State government at the weekend said it had uncovered 3,000 ghost workers in its civil service. Governor Hope Uzodimma, who made the disclosure in Owerri, pointed out that the discovery had saved his administration of about N2 billion ...

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Obaseki, Wike hold secret talks

Obaseki, Wike hold secret talks

• Aide flays ‘unjust disqualification’ as govs caution NWC on fairness Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki yesterday held a closed-door meeting with his Rivers State counterpart and strongman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Nyesom Wike. The meeting lasted ...

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Importers ‘lose N15tr to pandemic’ in Lagos ports

Importers ‘lose N15tr to pandemic’ in Lagos ports

• Scores of cargoes stuck over infrastructure deficit, others • NPA deploys barges for evacuation • Shippers demand concession • Clearing agents decry huge, unpaid demurrages Millions of cargoes are currently wasting away at Lagos seaports owing to poor road ...

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PDP blames ‘APC mercenaries’ for incessant killings

PDP blames ‘APC mercenaries’ for incessant killings

The Peoples Democratic Party has again decried the failure of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) and his ruling All Progressives Congress to contain the incessant killings of vulnerable Nigerians by bandits in Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara, Borno, Kaduna, Kogi ...

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