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Shippers’ Council, NIWA Inaugurate Technical Committee To Boost Waterways Transport

Shippers' Council, NIWA Inaugurate Technical Committee To Boost Waterways Transport

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to boost the contribution of waterways to the nation’s cargo distribution and address the factors mitigating against the development of inland waterways transport in the nation, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and the National ...

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Skill mismatch worsening unemployment crisis, says LCCI

Skill mismatch worsening unemployment crisis, says LCCI

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry says skill mismatch contributes to persistent worsening of the Nigeria’s unemployment situation, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. LCCI President, Mrs Toki Mabogunje, said this on Tuesday at a news conference organised in ...

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International flight resumes in Kano airport after one year

International flight resumes in Kano airport after one year

International flight operations resumed at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport on Tuesday after over one year of its closure due to COVID-19 pandemic. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, had in March said the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport ...

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NSE resumes from Easter holidays with N78bn loss

NSE resumes from Easter holidays with N78bn loss

The Nigerian stock market resumed after the Easter public holidays on Tuesday with a loss of 0.39 per cent due to persistent bearish trend, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Specifically, the All-Share Index lost 150.13 points or 0.39 per ...

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Shoprite concluding arrangements to exit Nigeria 2021 – CEO

Shoprite concluding arrangements to exit Nigeria 2021 – CEO

South African Company, Shoprite Holdings Limited, has announced that the sale of its Nigerian outlets was being concluded. The company said it would shut down operations in the country by disposing a 100 per cent equity stake in its Nigerian ...

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Eight months pregnant taekwondoist wins gold as 20th National Sports Festival opens

Eight months pregnant taekwondoist wins gold as 20th National Sports Festival opens

• Team Delta extends lead • Edo triumph in Badminton event • Taxi drivers, hoteliers increase prices The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, yesterday, declared the 20th National Sports Festival, Edo 2020, open with a message to Nigerian youths to be ...

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Billionaires list: Dangote, Adenuga, Rabiu’s wealth rises by $5.7bn

Billionaires list: Dangote, Adenuga, Rabiu’s wealth rises by $5.7bn

The combined net worth of three of Nigeria’s richest persons increased by $5.7bn in one year to $22.5bn, according to Forbes’ 2021 World’s Billionaires list. The list, which was released on Tuesday, includes 14 African billionaires, with the President/Chief Executive ...

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NNPC targets 18-month completion, signs $1.5bn Port Harcourt refinery repair contract

NNPC targets 18-month completion, signs $1.5bn Port Harcourt refinery repair contract

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Tuesday officially signed the contract with Tecnimont SPA for the $1.5bn rehabilitation programme of the Port Harcourt Refining Company. Parties in the agreement also announced the commencement of the project following the signing of ...

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