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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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Digitalizing Nigeria’s Asset Declaration System

Digitalizing Nigeria's Asset Declaration System

Nigeria’s asset declaration system, which is domiciled within the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), is currently operated manually despite the obvious advantages of an online asset declaration system. Considering the fact that Nigerian public officials are bound by law to ...

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Airlines’ COVID-19 Losses And Controversies

Airlines’ COVID-19 Losses And Controversies

The actual financial status of operating local airlines and how much they lost to the COVID-19 pandemic disruption is a subject of controversy among stakeholders. While some of the operators claimed to have lost over N180 billion as an industry ...

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Managing Pipeline Vandalism In Nigeria

Managing Pipeline Vandalism In Nigeria

As the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) revealed last week that only 38 percent of the over 5,120 kilometre owned by the state oil company is functioning, ithas become more glaring that the downstream infrastructure challenges in the country have ...

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Independence Day, #EndSARS top Google search

Independence Day, #EndSARS top Google search

The top trending search term on Google in Nigeria over the past 30 days is ‘Independence Day’ followed by #EndSARS. According to a statement by Google on Wednesday last week, state election results were also among the top trending Google ...

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WFD: Attaining Food Security

WFD: Attaining Food Security

The World Food Day is a day set aside by the United Nations through one of its agencies, Food and Agriculture Organisation, on October 16 of every year to celebrate and advance the cause of food security globally especially in ...

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Managing Nigeria’s Import-Dependency Disorder

Managing Nigeria’s Import-Dependency Disorder

Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye’s recent disclosure that 70 percent of medicines used in Nigeria are imported while only 30 per cent are produced locally is another disclosure that ...

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Managing Nigeria’s Scarce Resources

Managing Nigeria's Scarce Resources

Recently, a new bill was passed by the Nigerian Senate to scrap one of the key agencies in the aviation industry, the Accidents Investigation Bureau (AIB) and merging its functions with other related agencies in other aspects of the transport ...

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Nigeria @60: Time For Sober Reflection

Nigeria @60: Time For Sober Reflection

As Nigeria clocks 60 years of independence; this should be a good time for sober reflection. It is a time to take stock of the nation’s multiple failures and ponder solutions to address the myriad of challenges and looming economic ...

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Gas Flaring In Nigeria: Blessing or Curse?

Nigeria loses N189.90bn to gas flaring in 11 months

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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Aniebonam At A Year Older: When Failure Is Success

Aniebonam At A Year Older: When Failure Is Success

  By Okey Mark One subject matter that has been a subject of controversy in Philosophy is whether man is a by-product of luck, destiny or hard work. It has created different schools of thought. Dr. Boniface Okechukwu Aniebonam is ...

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