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INEC Seeks NCC, Telecom Operators Collaboration for 2019 Polls

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has solicited the collaboration of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and telecommunications operators for deployment of electronic devices in the conduct of 2019 general elections. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the appeal when he led management of the commission on a visit to NCC …

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MAERSK, GAC, CHARKINS Others Bag NIMASA Achievement Awards

Stories By Yemi Akinsuyi In recognition of the numerous contributions of Stakeholders to the growth and development of the maritime sector in Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) bestowed awards on outstanding maritime companies; Maersk Nigeria Limited, Gulf Agency Company (GAC) Nigeria Ltd, Charkins Maritime and Offshore …

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Heritage Meets the Future as Lufthansa Presents a New Brand

The world’s biggest airline group and the market leader in Eu-rope’s airline sector, Lufthansa has officially presented a Boe-ing 747-8 and an Airbus A321 with a new design, which in-cludes the traditional yellow tone that will receive a specific function to serve as a means of orientation and differentiation. Chairman …

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MD FAAN Bags CRIMEWATCH Exemplary Leadership Award

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Engr. Saleh Dunoma has won the 2017 National CrimeWatch Exemplary Leadership Award. He was said to have been adjudged the winner of the award, which was keenly contested in recognition of his exemplary ef-fort at repositioning FAAN for quality service …

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FG Holds International African Cotton Congress in March

By Yemi Akinsuyi Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar has disclosed the hosting of International African Cotton Congress scheduled to hold in March, 2018. The Minister made this disclosure at a follow-up press confer-ence to the earlier one where she disclosed the readiness of her Ministry …

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Judiciary Key to Developing Blue Economy – Peterside

By Yemi Akinsuyi Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency is taking deliberate steps to work with the Judi-ciary and other arms of government to reposition Nigeria’s mar-itime industry, by providing necessary updates on information and law in …

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Nigeria Loses N15bn Annually to Fake Products – SON

From Muhammed Umar Muktar,  Bauchi The Director General of Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mr. Anthony Osita Aboloma, has warned that substand-ard tyres cause economic losses when they result to accidents leading to destruction of goods and loss of human lives, just as he urged the tyre dealers to be …

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StarTimes Invests $220m in Nigeria

StarTimes a Chinese firm which offers a direct-to-home pay-TV service said it has invested over $220 million in Nigeria in the last nine years to boost entertainment and enrich the country’s television viewers’ experiences. The Vice President of StarTimes, Ms Guo Zi Qi, said this in Abuja at the formal launch …

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FG Assures Scientists on Use of Research Findings

Federal Government has expressed its readiness to give massive support to Nigerian Scientist to convert research and innovation findings into products and services so as to enhance economic development of the nation.  The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu disclosed this when a delegation from the Chemical Society …

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