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Buhari To Flag Off Eastern Rail Corridor Next Week

Insecurity: FG Directs Shippers’ Council To Refloat CTN At Ports

In a bid to boost trade and ease logistics constraints in the Eastern region, President Muhammadu Buhari would perform the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eastern rail corridor on March 9, 2021. The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this ...

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Police Partner Terminals To Extort Nigerian Importers

Police Partner Terminals To Extort Nigerian Importers

·  NPPM can end Police excesses, other corrupt vices – Freight agents ·  Shippers’ Council has facilitated release of over 100 containers – Bello By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the port industry stakeholders’ efforts to enhance the ease of doing business ...

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ECONOMY: FG, Siemens Sign Pre-engineering Contract to Boost Power Generation to 25,000MW…

ECONOMY: March 2021 Inflation Rate Soars to 18.17% amid Insecurity, Structural Challenges…

CWR, Cowry Weekly Financial Market Review Outlook Friday, February 26, 2021

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Amazing Ayo

Amazing Ayo

Ayodeji Osowobi is the Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER). She is passionate about teaching men to respect women’s rights and she is responsible for conducting advocacy and project implementation and ensuring survivors of gender-based violence receive ...

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BULLS: The Great Commission

BULLS: The Great Commission

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, announced the commissioning of Airport Allied Air newly Acquired B737-800 Freighter Conversion, last week. The commissioning had the presence of the Hon. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, ...

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Fish Export: Addressing Nigeria’s Challenges

Fish Export: Addressing Nigeria’s Challenges

Frozen seafood is Nigeria’s most affordable source of animal protein and with the growing population estimated to over 200 million, consumption is increasing. Atlantic mackerel, horse mackerel, herring, and croakers are the main species consumed. Domestic catches and aquaculture production ...

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How Pilot Killed Self, 6 Others In Military Plane Crash

How Pilot Killed Self, 6 Others In Military Plane Crash

Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts. – Adrienne Rich The military’s manner of conduct may not agree with ...

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BEARS: Missing Cutter And Marwa Boys

CREFFPON Demands Dismissal Of Trigger Happy Customs Officer

It took almost seven minutes for the personnel with the cutter to come forward to enable the Customs Area Controller (CAC), Apapa Command, Comptroller Yusuf Malanta open the container of used clothing when he addressed the press last week. According ...

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FRSC Clarifies Rickety Vehicles To Clampdown

FRSC Clarifies Rickety Vehicles To Clampdown

By Yusuf Odejobi The  Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corp  (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi on Tuesday  gave its officers an express order  to commence a nationwide arrest, impoundment, and prosecution of owners or operators of rickety vehicles plying the nation’s ...

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How Customs, Immigration, Others Aid Smuggling At Idiroko Border

Smuggling: Idiroko Joint-Border Security Business

By Kenneth Jukpor Recently, our correspondent visited the Idiroko Border community to observe firsthand the modus-operandi of smuggling and other illicit activities in the area as well as the unique role of security operatives. Idiroko is a town in Ipokia ...

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Why Access To NHF Loan Is Cumbersome – Hamman

Why Access To NHF Loan Is Cumbersome – Hamman

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Mr. Madu Hamman is the Managing Director of Abbey Mortgage Bank. In this interview, he speaks elaborately on mortgage banking, bringing to bare his 35 years of banking experience across commercial, merchant and mortgage ...

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How To Start Mini Importation Business In Nigeria

How To Start Mini Importation Business In Nigeria

The first step to starting a mini-importation business is to learn about it. A lot of people think mini-importation is just a business you jump on and start making money from. As a result, many have lost their hard-earned money. ...

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Escravos-Lagos pipeline set to move 2.2 billion scf of gas – NNPC

Petrol price hike imminent as NNPC declares N120bn subsidy unsustainable

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said it has completed the looping of the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System with a capacity to add 2.2 billion standard cubic feet of gas into the market. The Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mele Kyari, disclosed ...

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Shut down depots selling petrol above approved price – Marketers

Shut down depots selling petrol above approved price – Marketers

The Federal Government should close down depots that are selling petrol above the approved price, oil marketers said on Thursday. National President, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Sanusi Fari, said the sale of petrol above government approved price by ...

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Apapa Customs Intercepts Tramadol, Used Clothing, Others Worth N223m

Apapa Customs Intercepts Tramadol, Used Clothing, Others Worth N223m

By Yusuf Odejobi Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Apapa Area Command, has intercepted a container with tramadol capsules concealed with ceramic tiles and other items falsely declared with total duty paid worth over N223million. The Command’s Area Controller, Comptroller Yusuf Malanta, ...

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Vessel Inspection: NPA, Shippers’ Council, Others Collaborate On Joint Exercise

Vessel Inspection: NPA, Shippers' Council, Others Collaborate On Joint Exercise

Port agencies inaugurate task team on NPPM By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to shorten the turnaround time of vessels calling at Nigerian ports, government agencies responsible for inspecting ships have agreed to collaborate for simultaneous joint vessel inspection ...

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Amaechi Inaugurates Committee On Edo Dry Port As Obaseki Inspects Project

2021 Budget: Transport Ministry To Spend N100m On Performance Audit

Determined to see the Edo Inland Dry Port(IDP) take off soon and contribute its quota to national development, the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has directed that the project be incorporated into the existing national IDP project steering ...

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Messi scores twice as Barcelona dispatch Elche

Messi scores twice as Barcelona dispatch Elche

Lionel Messi soared past Luis Suarez to become La Liga’s top scorer on Wednesday by adding his 17th and 18th goals of the season in a much-needed 3-0 victory for Barcelona over Elche. Barca had followed up last week’s crushing ...

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Concessionaire will pump N28bn into Asaba airport – Okowa

Concessionaire will pump N28bn into Asaba airport – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said that over N28bn is expected to be pumped into Asaba airport by the consortium over the concession period of 30 years. Okowa stated this at the agreement signing ceremony between the Delta ...

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Nigeria’s revenue prospects brighten as oil hits $67

Nigeria’s revenue prospects brighten as oil hits $67

The international oil benchmark, Brent crude, rose further on Wednesday to $67 per barrel, compared to Nigeria’s budget benchmark of $40 per barrel. For Nigeria, which relies on crude oil for about 50 per cent of government revenues and over ...

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