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NERC puts limits on Discos’ estimated billing

NERC puts limits on Discos’ estimated billing

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has placed limits on estimated bills that can be issued by electricity distribution companies to unmetered customers. It said it had cancelled the Estimated Billing Methodology Regulation as a basis for computing the consumption of ...

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Oil marketer jailed 10 years over N30m fraud

Oil marketer jailed 10 years over N30m fraud

A Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Monday convicted an oil marketer, Jideofor Akpa, and his company, International Maritime and Shipping Limited, over a fraud of N30m. Justice Kudirat Jose, in a judgment on Monday, sentenced Akpa to a ...

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Two Customs men die in Akwa Ibom crash chasing smugglers

Two Customs men die in Akwa Ibom crash chasing smugglers

Two men of the Nigeria Customs Service attached to the Oron Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, reportedly died in an auto crash on Sunday while pursuing a bus suspected to be carrying smuggled rice. Two other customs officers ...

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Army, family jostle for $376,120 linked to General

Army, family jostle for $376,120 linked to General

The Nigerian Army and the family of Major General Hakeem Otiki on Monday appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja claiming the sum of $376,120 seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission last year. The money was said ...

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APC fumes as PDP demands review of Buhari Supreme Court victory

APC fumes as PDP demands review of Buhari Supreme Court victory

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday asked the Supreme Court to review its judgment, which upheld the victory of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), in the 2019 presidential election and dismissed the appeal of the PDP candidate, Alhaji ...

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Nigeria Domesticated UNCLOS, SUA Convention With SPOMO Act – Ladan

Nigeria Domesticated UNCLOS, SUA Convention With SPOMO Act - Ladan

Prof. laden By Kenneth Jukpor Prof. Muhammed Ladan is the Director General, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS). At the 9th edition the Admiralty Law Seminar for Judges organized by NIALS in collaboration with the Nigerian Maritime Administation and ...

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BULLS: HBD! Madam Ify!

BULLS: HBD! Madam Ify!

Mrs. Ifeoma Iloh is the Assistant General Manager (AGM) at Kings Communications Limited, publishers of MMS Plus newspaper. Ifeoma means a good thing and indeed your unflinching support to the growth and stability of the company proves that you’re a ...

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Neymar sent off as PSG beat Bordeaux in seven-goal thriller

Neymar sent off as PSG beat Bordeaux in seven-goal thriller

Edinson Cavani scored his 200th Paris Saint-Germain goal and Marquinhos netted twice as the Ligue 1 leaders bounced back from their Champions League defeat by Borussia Dortmund to beat Bordeaux 4-3 on Sunday, but their victory was marred by Neymar’s ...

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Wilder lands in hospital after defeat to Fury

Wilder lands in hospital after defeat to Fury

Deontay Wilder did not attend his post-fight press conference after being taken straight to hospital after his world title defeat to Tyson Fury. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ suffered the first defeat of his professional career as Fury won the WBC heavyweight ...

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FG generates N151bn from 11.53 million e-Passport booklets

FG generates N151bn from 11.53 million e-Passport booklets

Since the Federal Government started issuing e-Passports in 2007, the project which has been implemented with a private sector partner has fetched more than N151.45bn. Since the Federal Government started issuing electronic passports, it has garnered over N151.45bn through the ...

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No ban on domiciliary accounts deposits – CBN

Emefiele assures foreign investors of funds transfer

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that it has not prohibited the acceptance of foreign currency cash deposits by Deposit Money Banks. In a statement on Sunday, the Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Isaac Okorafor, clarified the uncertainties surrounding the ...

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We’ve inaugurated landing instrument in Lagos, Abuja — NAMA

We’ve inaugurated landing instrument in Lagos, Abuja — NAMA

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency says it has inaugurated its newly installed Category 3 Instrument Landing System at Runway 18 Right of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Runway 22 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The agency also ...

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Foreign reserves drop by $1.64bn in five weeks

Nigeria attracted $10.2bn fresh investment in 2019 – Report

The country’s foreign exchange reserves continued its downward trend as it dropped by $1.64bn from $38.34bn on January 15, 2020 to $36.69bn on February 20, latest figures from the Central Bank of Nigeria has revealed. The apex bank disclosed that ...

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Labour, NBA, others flay Buhari for backing National Assembly jumbo pay

Buhari dissolves BOA management, appoints Hassan acting MD

Organised labour and the Nigerian Bar Association have  disagreed with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for saying that members of the National Assembly are not overpaid for the work they do. They said it was not only disappointing, ...

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Dangote invests N63bn in Enugu-based automaker, buys 3,500 trucks

Billionaires’ list: Dangote loses $2.5bn in one month

Dangote Group has entered into a long-term agreement with an Enugu-based automaker, Transit Support Services Limited, for the supply of Shacman trucks being assembled at the Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Limited’s factory in Emene, Enugu. Already, the group has purchased ...

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Shining Sharon

Shining Sharon

Barr. (Mrs.) Sharon Ikeazor is the Minister of State for Environment. She is a refined Nigerian lawyer, politician and management consultant. Sharon is the former executive secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate. On August 2019, Sharon was appointed the Minister ...

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Maritime Insecurity: Nigerian Judges Aided Piracy – UN Expert

Maritime Insecurity: Nigerian Judges Aided Piracy - UN Expert

· New piracy Act faulted · Wharf Landing Fees: MWUN dumps MoU as legal battle persists By Kenneth Jukpor The claim that the Nigerian judiciary lacked sufficient legal instrument prior to the passage of the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime Offences ...

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How We Have Been Managing NPA – Hadiza

Operations will continue at seaports, says NPA

By Kingsley Anaroke & Kenneth Jukpor The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman had an exclusive chat with MMS Plus newspaper recently. She recounts the highpoints and top challenges as Managing Director, reveals the goal maritime sector goal ...

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Plastic Waste: Converting Marine Litters To Wealth Creation

Plastic Waste: Converting Marine Litters To Wealth Creation

By Kenneth Jukpor Despite having numerous government agencies responsible for Nigerian waters, the marine life and bio-diversity in the nation have come under serious threats with the alarming level of plastic pollution and marine litters which has seen the country ...

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BEARS: NAGAFF’s Tardiness

BEARS: NAGAFF's Tardiness

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) have become notable for lateness. Their events begin no sooner two hours after the scheduled time. On Friday last week, this unfortunate trend eclipsed three hours as journalists invited for a ...

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