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Nigeria and benefits of air travel agreements

The over 32 foreign airlines operating into Nigeria will no doubt continue to milk the entire country until the federal ...
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The effects of Coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy

When the novel Coronavirus hit Chinese port city of Wuhan in December 2019, many never saw a virus with the ...
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COVID-19 and economic diversification

HE came into office in 2014 when commodity prices globally collapsed. International prices of crude oil, Nigeria’s economic mainstay, crashed ...
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rice

Why Nigeria needs more investment in rice

Before the massive revolution in food production through the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), Nigeria spends an average of $22 billion ...
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AFANv Stakeholders, NSPRI

NSPRI trains NYSC members on agriculture value addition

THE Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), has trained National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members within Ibadan metropolis on value ...
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NIRSAL reveals plan to lift 8 million farmers out of poverty

THE Nigeria Incentive- based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has said that it will improve livelihood of 8 ...
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crisis

Leading in times of crisis

The current COVID-19 has thrown the world into a major crisis. From the United States of America to Germany to ...
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Leadership, Sanusi

Leadership lessons from Emir Sanusi’s dethronement

After a little over five years, the reign of His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Emir of Kano was ...
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extraordinary leaders

The making of extraordinary leaders

Leaders come in two basic types; those whose memory sparks indifference or anger and those whose memory elicits joy. The ...
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business

How I pioneered automotive auction business in Nigeria —Etop Ikpe, CEO Cars45

Etop Ikpe a graduate of University of Lagos, Lagos State, is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cars45 ...
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cryptocurrency in Nigeria

Cryptocurrencies can help Nigeria achieve cashless policy plan — Maurice

WHAT is your business about? I am Chris Maurice, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yellow Card. Yellow Card is ...
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entrepreneurs, female

How female entrepreneurs are unlocking Nigeria’s greatness

According to a BBC report, Nigeria has the highest number of female entrepreneurs in the world, with 40 per cent  ...
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oil

COVID-19: Is Nigeria ready for long term low crude price regime?

The world is waging two major wars that will define the global economy for a long time. The first being ...
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Ikeja Electric commissions new 33Kv feeders to boost supply

PERSISTENT in the drive to optimise its services in the sector, Ikeja Electric, has commissioned two new feeders, Igando 33KV ...
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Crude oil

FG decries 400,000 barrels daily theft Nigeria’s crude oil

THE Federal Government has decried the daily theft of about 400,000 barrels of Nigeria’s crude oil. The Speaker of the ...
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Ekiti State inaugurates Project BREKIT in Rio de Janerio

The team takes campaign to Sa Paulo In order to ensure a seamless sustainable socio-cultural and economic relationship between Ekiti ...
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Zimbabwe

Once upon a time in Zimbabwe

Harare. August 1999. Night. I am inside The Queens Dale Sports Club, a smoky writers’ and journalists’ hang-out located on ...
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Nigeria @ 59: Enugu residents call govt to develop tourist sites for job creation

Some Enugu residents on Friday called on Enugu State Government to develop tourist sites in the state for the creation ...
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NCC

Subscriber group seeks NCC’s collaboration to strengthen consumer protection

The Association of Telephone, Cable TV and Internet Subscribers (ATCIS) has assured of its readiness to collaborate with the Nigerian ...
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africa

African Tech, Creative Group launch ten MyAfCFTA Nodes across Africa

THE African Tech and Creative Group (ATCG) have announced the launch of ten MyAfCFTA nodes located across Africa in CcHUB ...
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Jumia Nigeria announces Tech Week 2020, Stay Safe campaign

Jumia Nigeria has announced a price slash offer for customers in its upcoming Tech Week campaign, which is scheduled to ...
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AUCPTRE, NIC

SSASCGOC-AUCPTRE: NIC finally settles crisis

The National Industrial Court (NIC) gave a landmark judgment recently to resolve the crisis over jurisdictional scope of trade unions ...
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Maritime workers, terminal benefits

Maritime workers threaten to shut down operation at ports

Workers in the maritime sector have threatened to shut down operation at ports over poor remuneration and terminal benefits of ...
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JOHESU wants Buhari’s quick intervention over victimized workers at FMC, Owerri.

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) have called in President ...
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NAMA pensioners form new association

retirees of the Nigerian airspace Management Agency (NAMA) have come together to form a welfare association that they said will ...
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Lagos Airport 2019, International flights to Lagos

Lagos airport toll gate to generate N100m March

IT has been projected that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) will rake in an income of about N100 ...
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Emirates invests $1bn customers entertainment

The present frontline position being enjoyed by Emirates airlines is no doubt traced to its ability to go to any ...
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tax, JUMIA

Coronavirus: JUMIA delists 390 protective products over price hike

JUMIA Nigeria has announced the delisting of 390 products, belonging to 168 sellers of hand sanitisers and face masks, from ...
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FCCPC

Why we set up public inquiry on late Moradeun Balogun —FCCPC

The Federal Competition  and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has explained that its decision to set up public inquiry on December ...
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CAFSANI

Why consumer advocacy for food safety is key in Nigeria —Dr Oluwatola

Dr Olatunde Oluwatola, a board member of Consumer Advocacy For Food Safety and Nutrition Initiative (CAFSANI), in this chat with ...
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Focus on trust: Successful leadership in times of crisis

On good days, a leader’s job is simple: Keep the company running, employees productive, and customers happy. What distinguishes a ...
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Leadership Issues You Can’t Ignore As We Enter A New Decade, Part 1

By Michael Gale It is effortless to put out words or ideas about what could happen in the next ten ...
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10 leadership qualities to boost career growth

Honesty Whatever ethical plane you hold yourself to, when you are responsible for a team of people, it’s important to ...
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seplat

Seplat proposes N18/share final dividend

SHAREHOLDERS of leading indigenous oil firm, Seplat Petroleum Development Company, listed on both the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the ...
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NSE

Covid-19: NSE gives guidelines for AGM

THE Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has advised all listed companies that plan to hold their Annual General Meetings to put ...
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SEC

Mutual funds: SEC advocates retail participation, projects N1.5trn growth

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has expressed optimism that Collective Investment Scheme (CIS) or Mutual funds in the capital ...
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plastic

Lagos to introduce policy on plastic waste management

In view of the increasing prevalence of plastic waste and its negative effect on the environment in recent years, the ...
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Benin City hosts maiden Green Hangout

Environment enthusiasts gathered for the maiden Green Hangout to be held in Benin City to create a working synergy amongst ...
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HOMEF

HOMEF, CSOs, farmer groups stage anti-GMO foods protest in Lagos

Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), civil society organisations (CSOs), women farmer groups converged in Lagos for an anti-GMO food ...
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Pirates

Pirates attack, shoots vessel in Nigerian waters

Pirates on Friday fired shots at a vessel, MV LANA 30 nautical miles South East Egina Terminal, exactly 99 nautical ...
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Covid-19, Maritime Academy

Maritime Academy denies rift with ship-owners, lauds sea time engagement

The Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) has revealed that some ship-owners like Starzs Investment Company and others have already refunded ...
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COVID-19

Haastrup: it is important ports remain open during COVID-19 crisis

THE Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haastrup, has emphasised the need for the nation’s seaports ...
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Rates to moderate on anticipated boost in financial system liquidity

In the new week, treasury bills worth N76.22 billion will mature via Open Market Operation (OMO); hence it is expected ...
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first bank

COVID-19: First Bank embarks on proactive measures to control spread

Nigeria's leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced proactive measures it has taken to control ...
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CBN, MPR

Nigeria begins transitioning to uniform exchange rate regime

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has taken step that indicates a collapse of the multiple exchange rate policy that ...
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Lagosians, Lagos, state world's worst cities

UNILAG seeks to improve artisans’ competitiveness

C ONCERNED over heavy reliance on foreign artisans in the sector of the Nigeria’s economy, owing to the  dearth of ...
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Legislator tasks corporate bodies on rejuvenation of Lagos’ Ajegunle slum

APPARENTLY dissatisfied with the quantum of infrastructure deficits, including the absence of basic amenities that has been the portion of ...
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Safety Standards

Experts laud impact of technology in reshaping estate agency practice

AS a way of doing things faster, better and quicker, technology  is making today’s reality of global economy/village  possible and ...
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NANTA

COVID-19: NANTA sends SOS to FG, CBN on interest free loan bailout

Seriously overwhelmed by the negative effect of the COVID-19 on the travel industry and its value chain, the National Association ...
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Park Vega set to open largest water park in West Africa

Park Vega, a member of International Association of Amusements & Attractions (IAAPA) and World Waterparks Association (WWA) is set to ...
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NAFEST2020

NAFEST 2020: Plateau to make history with world class cultural centre

The Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon Simon Bako Lalong, has promised to thrill guests with a world class cultural ...
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