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MRO: Nigeria’s Quest To Dominate West African Aviation Market

MRO: Nigeria's Quest To Dominate West African Aviation Market

By Ayoola Olaitan One of the biggest challenges facing Nigerian aviation industry is the absence of  Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) centre. Nigeria with population of 18 million passengers movement, which is the largest in any airport in Africa. There ...

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Aviation Industry: Exploring Opportunities In Cargo Freight

Aviation Industry: Exploring Opportunities In Cargo Freight

By Ayoola Olaitan Having suffered losses amounting to $700million following COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s aviation sector, especially airlines would have to explore alternative sources of revenue when the air travel ban is lifted. With airliners going down as the losers as ...

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Enhancing Eastern Ports Viability With Barge Operations

Enhancing Eastern Ports Viability With Barge Operations

By Kenneth Jukpor Lagos seaports have become a burden to the city residents as well as the port users as a result of the perennial traffic gridlock. Meanwhile, it is open-secret that utilization of the ports in other parts of ...

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Maritime Experts Outline COVID-19 Lessons, Ponder Headway

Maritime Experts Outline COVID-19 Lessons, Ponder Headway

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N1million Airline Fine: Time To Review Laws

N1million Airline Fine: Time To Review Laws

By Ayoola Olaitan Some laws and punitive actions in Nigeria are laughable, giving leeway for various industry operators to flout the laws with the assurance that the punitive fines are affordable. This point of view, though ludicrous, has seen several ...

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Nigerian Seafarers Development: Exploring Sustainable Strategies

Nigerian Seafarers Development: Exploring Sustainable Strategies

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Facilitating Non-Oil Export To Salvage Nigeria’s Economy

Facilitating Non-Oil Export To Salvage Nigeria’s Economy

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Inter-State Transport Ban: Multifaceted Effects On Nigeria’s Economy

Inter-State Transport Ban: Multifaceted Effects On Nigeria's Economy

By Kenneth Jukpor & Ayoola Olaitan The ban on inter-state movement has been one of the popular strategies devised to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria; however this has had economic effects on the nation. While it has been a useful tool in curtailing the pandemic, the development has seen manufacturers, exporters and other categories of business persons.

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How COVID-19 Shelved Inter-Agency Rivalry  At Nigerian Ports

How COVID-19 Shelved Inter-Agency Rivalry  At Nigerian Ports

By Kenneth Jukpor & Ayoola Olaitan The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the globe to a standstill for over two months, economic hardship has been recorded across several nations and continents, families have been separated and many engulfed in trepidation. However, ...

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COVID-19: Economic Threats At Nigerian Airports And Seaports

Appraising Shippers' Council Activities At Ports Under COVID-19

By Kenneth Jukpor As the President Mohammadu Buharui relaxes the lockdown to allow some business operations commence, there are worrisome indications that crisis may ensue at the seaports and airports as a result of certain charges. Accumulated storage charges and ...

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Appraising Shippers’ Council Activities At Ports Under COVID-19

Shippers’ council to enforce demurrage refund

By Kenneth Jukpor Operations across most sectors of Nigeria’s economy have been suspended as part of efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus; but Nigerian ports remain operational to aid the evacuation of essential items such as food, petroleum products, ...

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Lockdown Extension: The Unpleasant Realities Of Robbery And Economic Meltdown

Lockdown Extension: The Unpleasant Realities Of Robbery And Economic Meltdown

By Ayoola Olaitan  As the increasing cases of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria forced President Mohammadu Buhari to extend the lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, the extension may spell doom for residents in Lagos, ...

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Port Concession: Sad Tales At Nigerian Airports And Seaports

Port Concession: Sad Tales At Nigerian Airports And Seaports

By Kenneth Jukpor The gains of port concession are numerous; they include expeditious and efficient service delivery, variety and consequent competition, innovation, among others. These gains have been recorded at Nigerian seaports since the concession in 2006, however, new challenges ...

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Covid-19: Why Lagos 14-Day Lockdown May Fail

COVID-19 hit MSMEs’ cash flow, sales, others – Report

By Ayoola Olaitan When President Mohammadu Buhari announced a total lockdown in Lagos State last week, Lagosians weren’t in doubt that the severity of the coronavirus pandemic in the State deserved the lockdown order. However, there were questions about the ...

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Cargo Defence Fund: An Intervention Masked In Obscurity

Cargo Defence Fund: An Intervention Masked In Obscurity

By Kenneth Jukpor Cargo Defence Fund (CDF) also known as The Fund, is an initiative of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC). It is a mutual scheme to provide cover for particular risks as agreed upon by members, focus is on Nigerian ...

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Coronavirus: How Nigeria’s Aviation Sector Fares

Coronavirus: How Nigeria’s Aviation Sector Fares

By Ayoola Olaitan Following the outbreak of coronavirus, the aviation sector has been one of the economic areas mostly affected by the virus. The ensuing fear has characterized the aviation industry with lots of airline operators cancelling flights with the horror ...

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Recession Looms As Covid-19, Dwindling Oil Prices, FX Issues Hit Nigeria

Recession Looms As Covid-19, Dwindling Oil Prices, FX Issues Hit Nigeria

By Kenneth Jukpor Following Saudi Arabia’s decision to slash its export oil prices by 10 percent at the penultimate weekend, there were devastating repercussions quickly felt, as the Brent global oil benchmark price collapsed by about $11 a barrel, or ...

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Charitable Imports: Addressing The Multifaceted Challenges

Charitable Imports: Addressing The Multifaceted Challenges

By Kenneth Jukpor There are over 17.5 million orphans in Nigeria and most of these orphans depend largely on charitable items to survive, according to the Nigerian Network of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). While this information emphasizes the need to be ...

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Single Window: Can Osinbajo Harmonize Fragmented Platforms?

Explain role in alleged N33bn NEMA fraud, PDP tells Osinbajo

By Kenneth Jukpor One of the biggest challenges facing Nigerian ports is the absence of a Single Window platform. Nigeria is the only country without this single-window platform in Africa. This has made cargo clearing process at Nigerian ports more ...

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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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