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  • SHIPPING - NSC

    Illegal charges: NSC recovers N80m from shipping firms

    Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has said that it has recovered over N80 million between January and June 2018 from illegal demurrages and charges by shipping companies. Making this declaration during a one-day seminar organised for journalists in Lagos, Deputy Director, Monitoring and Compliance, Chief Cajethan Agu disclosed also that $23, 000 million was recovered from…

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  • NIMASA - SEA - WORLD TRADE

    90% world trade transported via sea, says Okowa

    About 90 per cent of world trade is transported through the sea whereas the efficiency and effectiveness of the Nigerian economy depends largely on the maritime sector. Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, stated this in Warri, Delta State, during the 2018 Day of the Seafarers with the theme, “Seafarers’ Wellbeing” organised by the…

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  • TRAVEL AGENTS

    Time to outsmart fraudulent travel agents

    Louis Ibah Travel agents play a critical role in the downstream sector of the aviation sector industry which cannot be ignored by anyone. They act as brokers not just between passengers and airlines but also between passengers and hotels/tourists sites and they also facilitate the acquisition of passports and visas for the intending travellers. In…

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  • INEC CHAIRMAN MAHMOOD YAKUBU

    INEC: Forum’s push for Yakubu’s sack and CSOs’ intervention

    Iheanacho Nwosu, Abuja Key Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) recently took up an unusual task. They elected to weigh in for the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mamood Yakubu whose job was recently called to question by Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum. In fact the leaders in their parley in Abuja asked…

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  • MIGRANT CRISIS

    Migrant crisis: Africa in eye of the storm

    Emma Emeozor Europe’s far right groups may have thrown a challenge to African governments as they mobilise to halt the influx of migrants into the region. The recent decision by Italy’s new government to refuse a migrant ship entry into its port was an offshoot of the wave of nationalism that is sweeping across Europe….

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  • SAUDI ARABIA LIFTS DRIVING BAN - Aseel Al Hamad

    Freedom as Saudi Arabia ends women driving ban

    Moses Akaigwe Female racing driver Aseel Al Hamad celebrated the end of the ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia with a lap of honour in a Jaguar F-TYPE recently. Aseel, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, had never driven on a track in her home country before. With effect…

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  • AYUBA WABBA - NLC - SECURITY AGENCIES MUST DO MORE

    Plateau killings: Security agencies must do more – NLC, PENGASSAN

    Bimbola Oyesola Against the backdrop of the recent killings in Plateau State, labour has called for more vigilance from the nation’s security agencies. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), in separate statements condemning the incident, said the nation’s security, though stretched, must be seen…

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  • AFDB - CHRIS NGIGE

    FG partners AfDB on youth employment/skills devt

    The efforts of the Federal Government at reversing youth unemployment in Nigeria has received a boost, as the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB), has commenced work on a programme plan termed Youth Employment and Skills Development in Nigeria, Public-Private Roundtable. Addressing a team of experts from…

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  • Andrés Manuel López OBRADOR

    Andrés Manuel López Obrador wins Mexican presidency in landslide

    NYTimes Riding a wave of populist anger fueled by rampant corruption and violence, the leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected president of Mexico on Sunday, in a landslide victory that upended the nation’s political establishment and handed him a sweeping mandate to reshape the country. Mr. López Obrador’s win puts a leftist leader at…

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