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COVID-19: Managing Face Mask Misconception

COVID-19: Managing Face Mask Misconception

Over 50 countries across the world have mandated wearing face masks in public. People wear them to protect themselves and others from catching the coronavirus that spread across nations of the world. As the pandemic continues, the face mask looks ...

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Pangs Of Inconsistent Policies: Opay Bows Out

Pangs Of Inconsistent Policies: Opay Bows Out

Over the years, the uncertainty and irregularity of government policies has destroyed many Nigerian businesses and emerged a major impediment to Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) in the country. While foreign investors who came into the country have pulled out in ...

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Managing Nigerian Roads Via Concession

NUPENG gives FG two-week ultimatum over bad roads

 The problem of inadequate funding and maintenance of highway infrastructure in Nigeria has been of great concern to both the government and citizens. To address this challenge as well as the government’s persistent claims of paucity of funds to fix ...

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Managing Floods In Lagos

Managing Floods In Lagos

Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) in its year 2020 annual Seasonal Rainfall Prediction, (SRP), predicted heavy rainfall with flooding in most parts of the country, particularly, Lagos State in June. Rightly so, the state has witnessed heavy downpour with last week’s ...

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Usoro, A Pride Of Mobility industries, Hits Diamond Jubilee

Usoro, A Pride Of Mobility industries, Hits Diamond Jubilee

In the transport and maritime sector, there are few women who can boast of a career as colourful as Mrs. Mfon Usoro. She clocked 60 years on Friday, June 12, 2020 and MMS Plus joins the entire maritime community in ...

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Managing Lagos T-Fare Hike

Managing Lagos T-Fare Hike

A new norm has taken over in Lagos, as transportation cost has increased by about 200 percent. However, commuters are left with no choice as transportation is essential despite the increasing cost. Transporters claim that the vehicles carry just 60 percent ...

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Addessing Flaws In Nigerian Aviation Laws

No Airline Authorised To Test-run Flights - NCAA

As we look forward to a future of boundless opportunities after the COVID-19 pandemic, there is need to reflect on how to strengthen the nation’s aviation laws, especially the Civil Aviation Act of 2006 act, to achieve a better regulatory ...

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Managing Customs Import-Export Dilemma

Customs generate N573bn in five months

Since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which originated in China, spread to several countries and territories; many economies around the globe have witnessed reduced economic activities since February 2020. Industrial facilities have shut down in several countries as the global supply ...

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COVID-19: Nigerian Businesses In Dire Need Of Tax Holiday

COVID-19: Nigerian Businesses In Dire Need Of Tax Holiday

The recent downward trend in the nation’s economy following the outbreak of Coronavirus across the globe may require a strategic fiscal intervention with the provision of tax holidays across several sectors. The implications of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the ...

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COVID-19: Maintaining Sanity, Affordable Fees On Waterways

COVID-19: Maintaining Sanity, Affordable Fees On Waterways

For several years, residents of riverine areas have had to contend with their worst fears using waterway transport. The need for hygiene and sanity has always been paramount and it has become more sacrosanct with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With ...

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Managing Social Distancing: Health And Economic Implications

Managing Social Distancing: Health And Economic Implications

In the face of increasingly widespread of COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria with population of over 200 million people gradually easing down the lockdown in  the country after five weeks of lockdown in the country. The coronavirus brought life to a near ...

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Lessons For African Leaders

COVID-19 Lockdown: Lessons For African Leaders

Covid-19 caught the world totally unprepared, and with no proven and available medical response. Ad-hoc cocktails and learning-by-doing constitute the strategic package. In most western countries, the cocktail of response has included a coterie of defensive measures including: border closure; ...

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Managing Deaths Amid Covid-19 Lockdown

Managing Deaths Amid Covid-19 Lockdown

With the increased number of the COVID-19 cases in Nigeria 12 deaths rate have been inflicted by the virus, the law enforcement agents has killed more persons than the virus, the agents killed 18 persons while enforcing the lockdown ordered ...

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Managing COVID-19 Palliative Funds Usage 

Managing COVID-19 Palliative Funds Usage 

Despite the government commitments to help cushion the effects of the lockdown, the federal legislature has faulted the process for disbursement of the  palliative funds and items by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to the ...

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Managing Evacuation Of Covid-19 Infected Foreigners

Managing Evacuation Of Covid-19 Infected Foreigners

Despite ban on flights operations in the country by President Muhammad Buhari to curb the spread of the coronavirus, several nations have breached the lockdown by arranging for evacuation of their citizens from Nigeria. The United States of America (USA) ...

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Covid-19: Could ‘Nigeria Air’ Have Mattered Now?

Covid-19: Could ‘Nigeria Air’ Have Mattered Now?

Despite the numerous unanswered questions that characterized the project ‘Nigeria Air’, the outbreak of Coronavirus has highlighted national air travel gains lost as the project remains suspended. It is true that there were puzzling questions than answers on Federal Government’s ...

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Understanding The Basics About COVID-19

BEARS: COVID-19 Shivers

By Ayoola Olaitan The outbreak of coronavirus disease also known as COVID-19 has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) as the virus continues to spread to many countries. Despite the virus being in existence for almost ...

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Nigeria’s Borrowing: Economic Boost or Bane

Buhari dissolves BOA management, appoints Hassan acting MD

There is growing concern on how Nigeria’s economy can survive the economic dip at this crucial time as global oil price is crashing following trade challenges occasioned by the outbreak of coronavirus. There is need for critical thinking and implementation ...

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Managing NACHO, SAHCO War

Managing NACHO, SAHCO War

Last week, crisis erupted at the cargo handling shed of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) as ground handling companies battled over consignments which arrived via Ethopian airlines. The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc seized cargoes of Ethiopian Airlines ...

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Beyond NIMASA’s Action Plan On Litters

Why Dakuku Lost The Bid To Return As NIMASA DG

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) recently launched a Maritime Action Plan on Marine Litter and Plastic (MAP-ML+P) Management in Nigeria as part of efforts to address the menace of marine litters and plastics on Nigerian seas and ...

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