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Attaining Speedy C-19 Screening At Nigerian Airports

Attaining Speedy C-19 Screening At Nigerian Airports

By Ayoola Olaitan Following the Federal Government’s decision to reopen airports there have been a gradual increase in passenger traffic leading to demands for seamless airport procedures and speed in the COVID-19 screening exercises. While the demand for intelligent and ...

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Gas Flaring In Nigeria: Blessing or Curse?

Gas Flaring In Nigeria: Blessing or Curse?

Following the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva’s recent disclosure that the Federal Government is working with critical stakeholders in the oil and gas industry to convert the massive amount of flared gas to affordable electricity for Nigerians ...

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BEARS: Noisy NSC MC

BEARS: Noisy NSC MC

A master of ceremonies (also known as an MC or emcee) is the official host for a staged event, performance, or party. MCs introduce speakers, make announcements, and engage with the audience to keep the ceremony agenda flowing as smoothly ...

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How To Start A Successful Travel Agency Business In Nigeria

How To Start A Successful Travel Agency Business In Nigeria

Travel agencies in Nigeria have become a profitable business lately, as the industry appears to be one of the fastest developing industries in the world, and many people are curious about starting a business in this industry. If you want ...

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Hike: Electricity consumers to pay N417.09bn in four months

Hike: Electricity consumers to pay N417.09bn in four months

Following the recent increase in electricity tariffs, the 11 distribution companies in the country are allowed to collect a total of N417.09bn from their customers from September to December. The Discos had early this month announced what they called ‘new ...

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CBN grants Greenwich Merchant Bank operational licence

CBN grants Greenwich Merchant Bank operational licence

The Central Bank of Nigeria has granted Greenwich Trust Limited a licence to operate as a merchant bank in the country. An email from Greenwich Trust Limited on Thursday said the entity would be known as Greenwich Merchant Bank Limited. ...

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FG orders all bank, other account holders to re-register

FG orders all bank, other account holders to re-register

The Federal Government has ordered all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. The order was given despite the possession of the Bank Verification Number and the National Identification Number by account holders. This new ...

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FIFA ranks Nigeria 29th best, Belgium maintains number one spot

COVID-19 threatens Eagles’ friendlies as case rises in Austria

World football governing body, FIFA, has picked Nigeria as the 29th best team in the world and third in Africa. According to the latest FIFA ranking made available to media source, Belgium is still the world’s best team in 1773, ...

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Caution your supporters, Akeredolu tells Jegede after clash

Caution your supporters, Akeredolu tells Jegede after clash

As a result of the clash between supporters of the All Progressives Congress and those of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has urged his opponent in the October 10 governorship election to caution his supporters. In ...

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NIMASA, Air Force Ready To Deploy Deep Blue Project Assets 

NIMASA, Air Force Ready To Deploy Deep Blue Project Assets 

Air assets acquired under the Deep Blue Project, also called the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, domiciled with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) are set for deployment by the Nigerian Air Force in support of ...

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Nigeria eyes $10b from local content in oil sector yearly

Nigeria eyes $10b from local content in oil sector yearly

•Stakeholders seek expansion The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) yesterday said that local content in the oil and gas sector would hit 70 per cent, with hope that it would help the government to save $10 billion yearly. ...

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Banks to phase out old cheque books December 31

Banks to phase out old cheque books December 31

Deposit Money Banks have started to notify their customers that they will phase out old cheque books and will no longer honour such by December 31, 2020. They have also urged customers to request new cheque books. One of the ...

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Inventories hit N402 billion amid weakened purchasing power, forex concerns

Inventories hit N402 billion amid weakened purchasing power, forex concerns

Despite struggling to access foreign exchange to secure raw materials, local manufacturers have decried the rising level of inventory, especially for unsold manufactured goods, adding that weakened disposable income of consumers has worsened the situation. Similarly, irregular electricity supply from ...

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CBN demands details of 12 top Nigerian businessmen, others’ domiciliary accounts

CBN demands details of 12 top Nigerian businessmen, others’ domiciliary accounts

• Adebutu, family members, Bet9ja co-founder, foreign nationals on list The Central Bank of Nigeria has ordered banks to provide the domiciliary account statements of some high profile customers and other accounts linked to the customers through the Bank Verification ...

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Maritime Academy to receive first multifunctional classroom in Africa

Maritime Academy to receive first multifunctional classroom in Africa

The Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), said it has received commitment from its Indian partners, ARI, that the first multifunctional classroom simulator that contains high voltage training software, rules of the road, DP, pilotage and blind pilotage fully integrated, would ...

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Nigeria securing more sea time for cadets, despite COVID-19

Nigeria securing more sea time for cadets, despite COVID-19

Nigeria is making significant progress in securing sea time berths for cadets trained under the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), despite the limitations of the coronavirus pandemic. Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this ...

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World Shipping Council raises concern on EU’s emission plan

World Shipping Council raises concern on EU’s emission plan

The World Shipping Council (WSC), has raised serious concerns for maritime trade and global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the European Union (EU), expands its Emissions Trading System (ETS), to include international shipping. In July, the European Parliament’s ...

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Arik Air resumes flight operations

Arik Air resumes flight operations

Arik Air has resumed flight operations after the disruption of its flights. Thousands of air passengers were left stranded on Monday as workers under the auspices of the National Union of Air Transport Employees and the Air Transport Services Senior ...

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Oil price rises to $40

Oil price rises to $40

Oil prices rose more than two per cent on Tuesday, supported by hurricane supply disruptions in the United States, but demand concerns loomed as energy industry forecasters predicted a slower-than-expected recovery from the pandemic. Brent crude gained 92 cents, or ...

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Inflation hits 29-month high

Inflation hits 29-month high

• Prices spike at 13.22%, Buhari, Emefiele see hope • Imported food tops with 17.3% rate • Food inflation worst in Kogi, Kwara, Edo • CBN blames VAT regime, border closure Nigeria’s inflation rate broke a 29-month moving average to ...

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