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Arms Proliferation And Governance Failure

Arms Proliferation And Governance Failure

The preponderance of illegal arms milling around the country at the alarming proportion being witnessed is frightening. Nigerians should be worried that such arms are fuelling the daring spate of well-coordinated attacks on police and military commands, which is a ...

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Drug Abuse At Nigerian Port Environs

Drug Abuse At Nigerian Port Environs

“Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope, and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.” – Bob Riley The prevalence of drug abuse and trafficking is one of the most dangerous activities in the world ...

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Hydrogen-Powered Cargo Vessels: Pros And Cons

Hydrogen-Powered Cargo Vessels: Pros And Cons

Amid plans to deploy the world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel powered by hydrogen have been announced by the Flagships European innovation project, experts have described it as a more sustainable technology in inland waterway transport. The vessel, owned by ...

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Nigerian Seaports: Multiple Taxation And Regulations

Nigerian Seaports: Multiple Taxation And Regulations

The aim of every port user is to transact business with ease as well as maximize profits while rendering service. However, the cost of doing business at the Nigerian seaport is relatively high compared to ports in other countries within ...

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Oil Sector Digitisation And Risk Management

Oil Sector Digitisation And Risk Management

For the oil sector, digitization and risk management processes are top areas of focus in today’s world. Digitization is the process of converting information into a digital (i.e. computer-readable) format. The result is the representation of an object, image, sound, ...

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Bird Strikes: Managing The Aerodrome

Bird Strikes: Managing The Aerodrome

Bird strikes are a common phenomenon in the aviation industry and have  become a major threat to air safety globally. It is simply a collision between an airborne animal (most likely a bird) and an aerial vehicle, usually an aircraft. ...

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Analysing SON’s Integrity Test

Analysing SON's Integrity Test

The influx of illicit products into the country is not only  injurious to the economy but also spells doom for the citizens. Several deaths and loss of valuable properties can be attributed to substandard and fake products that are brought ...

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Demystifying Port Harcourt Narrow Gauge Rail 

BULLS: New NRC Record

President Mohammadu Buhari administration has prioritized rail transport knowing that it is one of the most dependable modes of transport in terms of safety and affordability. However, his approach towards rail development is another factor that has irked complaints of ...

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Dangote Group’s Petroleum Industry Bill Proposal

Dangote Group’s Petroleum Industry Bill Proposal

The news of last weekend’s presentation to the National Assembly’s Joint Committee on the Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) by the Dangote Group, whose members visited the company, sent shock waves to the marrows of the Nigerian oil sector. In the ...

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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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Replanting: Managing Nigerian Forests

Replanting: Managing Nigerian Forests

Several years ago, agriculture  was the mainstay of the Nigerian economy, we were used to Forest Reserve and it is controlled by the government so as to get the solid Agricultural products such as Timber, Wild Animal, Fruits of any ...

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Amazon Invites Hundreds of US Entrepreneurs to Start Delivery Business

Amazon Invites Hundreds of US Entrepreneurs to Start Delivery Business

 Amazon has introduced a new corporate policy for  a new delivery business for Amazon packages. It announced a vacancy for hundreds of the US individuals who want to join the new wing of Amazon Delivery Service Partners, as entrepreneurs delivering packages ...

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Aircraft Leasing: Managing Forex Challenges In Nigeria 

Aircraft Leasing: Managing Forex Challenges In Nigeria 

Aviation industry operators have stressed that one of the major factors making it difficult to replenish their depleting operating aircraft is the difficulty they face in remitting money to lessors due to forex scarcity. The operators also said that the ...

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Managing Nigeria’s Offshore Investments

Managing Nigeria’s Offshore Investments

International energy companies working in Nigeria are worried that proposals in the country’s long-delayed oil industry law will deter investment in new offshore projects. At least half of Nigeria’s total crude output is from offshore oilfields, helping to offset declining ...

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Managing Safe Sky 

Managing Safe Sky 

Worried by the dip in aviation safety records globally, experts have pushed for concerted efforts to deepen safer sky across the local operations. The stakeholders, who recently revisited causes of incidents and accidents in the aviation industry, said renewed efforts ...

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AfCFTA: Where Is Africa’s Dumpsite

AfCFTA: Where Is Africa’s Dumpsite

By Kenneth Jukpor Africa’s historic milestone to boost its regional trade with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has taken effect, even as it leads to Nigeria’s doomsday as the treaty is implemented with the nation at a disadvantageous ...

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The Rhetoric Of Patronising Locally Assembled Cars

The Rhetoric Of Patronising Locally Assembled Cars

Potentially, the Presidency’s recent disclosure of a plan by the Federal Government to buy locally assembled cars is one way to redeem the country’s economy from one of its self-induced drain. The plan is not new, having been touted and ...

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Entrepreneurial Growth: Managing Fiscal Challenges

Entrepreneurial Growth: Managing Fiscal Challenges

Beyond the entrepreneurial dreams of the founders and sponsors of Small, and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, the role that development banks play in the economies of nations in which they operate is critical. According to UNCTAD, formal MSMEs contribute 40 percent ...

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“Birnam Wood Coming To Dunsinane Hill” In NIMASA

Anti-Piracy War: UN Commemds Nigeria's Leadership Role

The myths of invincibility and system’s leadership performance assurance have been broken and at last, the Shakespeare’s Birnam Wood is coming to Dunsinane Hill in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) as pain turns to anger and sweet ...

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Urbanization And Real Estate Prospects In Nigeria

Urbanization And Real Estate Prospects In Nigeria

Nigeria is experiencing rapid urbanization, with an estimated annual national population growth rate of over 2% and an annual urban population growth rate of about 4%. The population is becoming more and more focused to the urban areas, towns and ...

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