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We Sacrificed 4Years For The Soul Of ANLCA, Yet Mustapha And Co. Wants It Dead- Mukaila

We Sacrificed 4Years For The Soul Of ANLCA, Yet Mustapha And Co. Wants It Dead- Mukaila

At the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents(ANLCA), the center can no longer hold. There is an old parable which says a house divided against itself cannot stand. That appears to be the situation at the moment for the foremost …

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Economic Costs of Traffic Congestion in Lagos

Economic Costs of Traffic Congestion in Lagos

One would think that a mega-city with the fifth largest economy in Africa would have one of the most efficient transport networks on the continent that effectively connects businesses to labor and product markets, and enables productivity increases. Call it …

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Tompolo And N4bn Pipeline Security Contract- The Social, Security Implications

Tompolo And N4bn Pipeline Security Contract- The Social, Security Implications

By Malachy Onummadu   With as much as 20 percent of Nigeria’s crude oil production stolen regularly, nobody will blame the Federal Government for adopting any measure – no matter how drastic it will be, to counter the challenge. However, …

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Ogoniland Oil Clean Up And The $1 Billion Unfinish Business

Ogoniland Oil Clean Up And The $1 Billion Unfinish Business

In the more than a quarter century since Shell Plc left Ogoniland in southern Nigeria, oil has continued to ooze from dormant wellheads and active pipelines, leaving the 386-square mile kingdom’s wetlands shimmering with a greasy rainbow sheen, its once-lush …

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OKADA COMMERCIAL MOTORCYCLE) BAN:  WHAT NEXT?

OKADA COMMERCIAL MOTORCYCLE) BAN:  WHAT NEXT?

By Professor Bamidele Badejo TRANSPORT SITUATION AND EMERGENCE OF OKADA The use of the motorcycle as a means of public transportation is a popular phenomenon across nations of the world especially in the low and middle income countries (WHO, 2004). …

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 Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, An Unassuming Achiever

Inland waterways critical to Nigeria’s prosperity – FG

By Dr. Sam Idiagbonya    Seeing him tuck his legs under his frame on a prayer mat, in utter reverence and piety to his Maker, or watch him bask in the air of conviviality amongst his kin and acquaintances, it …

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Of Revolution, Stereotypes, Fallacies And Social Media

By Richard Odusanya On Aug Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, American Spanish, was a Cuban revolutionary and politician who was the leader of Cuba from 1959 to 2008, serving as the prime minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and president …

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Mele Kyari: The Strides of an Achiever

Nigerian Fleet Implementation: NNPC Insists On Capacity To Lift Crude Oil

By Mohammed Salihu Danlami   From  all indication, Mallam  Mele Kolo Kyari, the Group Managing Director of the then Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and now the Group Chief Executive Officer of The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) is …

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Osinbajo: Changing Narrative Of Medical Tourism

Osinbajo: Changing Narrative Of Medical Tourism

By Chijioke Okoronkwo, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)   No doubt, the issue of curbing medical tourism has featured prominently in national discourse over the years. Estimates indicate that Nigeria loses between one billion dollars to two billion dollars annually …

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Kemi Badenoch: British-Nigerian PM Candidate On Verge Of History

Kemi Badenoch: British-Nigerian PM Candidate On Verge Of History

  As the contest gets keener, Kemi stands out among many other contestants. She is a strong force to be reckoned with no doubt. Beyond the pride of having a compatriot contesting the prestigious seat, she has elicited pride among …

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How Boris Johnson’s Government Finally Collapsed

How Boris Johnson’s Government Finally Collapsed

By Sam Knight In twenty-four hours, more than three dozen ministers and aides deserted the Prime Minister.  Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street. In recent weeks, Johnson has seemed increasingly out of touch. His bombast and optimism—a powerful political tonic—have …

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Owo Attack: The Shame Persists

Owo Attack: The Shame Persists

Nigerians were once again thrown into mourning last Sunday when gunmen opened fire on worshippers and detonated explosives at St Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, killing over 35 persons with dozens more critically injured. The murderers planned and executed …

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Addressing VVF-related stigma in North-Eastern Nigeria

Addressing VVF-related stigma in North-Eastern Nigeria

Fatima Mustapha, a 42-year-old divorcee, is one among thousands of women who live under excruciating life conditions due to Vesico Vaginal Fisticula (VVF) across many communities in northern Nigeria. Her condition is worsened by growing stigma against people living with …

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Air Transportation In Africa: A Quest For Rebirth

ir Transportation In Africa: A Quest For Rebirth

African States, with the assistance of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and support, are achieving significant progress in improving international civil aviation standards, setting new pace in air safety, airport security and overcoming the immediate challenges occasioned by COVID-19 …

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IWD 2022: How To Excel In A Man’s World – Braimah

IWD 2022: How To Excel In A Man's World - Braimah

  Engr. Sarat Braimah is the Lagos Area Manager at National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). As the world marks International Women’s Day today, Sarat shares her story on surviving and excelling in a man’s world. Enjoy it: I must confess …

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Capital Market: 2021 Review And 2022 Projections

Capital Market: 2021 Review And 2022 Projections

Fixed Income: Expect easing QE measures in 2022 Globally, mixed investor sentiment over the course of the year has seen bond yields rise and fall. In Q1, the reopening of global economies improved activities and spurred positive investor sentiment in …

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Comptroller Nnadi’s Leadership Masterclass, Advocacy And Engagements

Comptroller Nnadi’s Leadership Masterclass, Advocacy And Engagements

By Kenneth Jukpor   Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes —Peter Drucker While this apt saying captures the underlying factors to measure the performance of any leader, a good …

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Pantami’s Mystery Appointment At Fraudsters’ University of Technology Owerri (FUTO)

FG Bans Use of Gmail, Yahoo Mail for Official Business

In this ongoing Pantamized fraudfessorial saga, the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, which I’ve chosen to rechristen as the “Fraudsters’ University of Technology Owerri” until it rescinds its fraudulent appointment to Pantami, isn’t getting the deserved censure its fraud invites. …

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Nigerian Ports: CLTC Offers Synergized Ambience For Safety Training

Nigerian Ports: CLTC Offers Synergized Ambience For Safety Training

By Kenneth Jukpor Maritime is regarded as a serious business globally and requires top-notch training for operators and all stakeholders to ensure the sector plays its role in economic development and trade facilitation. Administratively, the manager of a port, a …

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Nigeria’s Rejected Exports: A Tale Of Regulatory Incompetence

Nigeria’s Rejected Exports: A Tale Of Regulatory Incompetence

By Yusuf Odejobi The concerns over the incessant rejection of food and agricultural commodities from Nigeria by the US and the European Union (EU) on account of poor quality and safety turned a new twist and the National Agency for …

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