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Month: July 2018

Contrary to NASS claims, contractor of 2nd Niger Bridge’ll deliver phase 4 this month

Strong realities on ground at the second Niger Bridge have shown that contrary to the claims of the National Assembly that the project has no contractor, recent tour of the construction site by select journalists with the Minister of Information…

NIMASA DG indicts FG, says ports with bad road’ll have low cargo throughput

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has technically indicted the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the federal government by extension for the low cargo throughput currently suffered by Lagos ports. It…

SAHCOL wins Air Namibia handling contract at MMIA

Indigenous aviation logistics group,  Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), has been named winner in the contract to provide aviation ground handling services for Air Namibia at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. Details made available to Business Hilights…

Ukaegbu, one of UN’s 100 most influential, African descent under 40 joins presidential race

Though he is yet to reveal his platform, a 35-year-old graduate of Biomedical Engineering and one of the UN’s 100 most influential people of African descent under 40, Chike Ukaegbu has announced his decision to contest the Presidency in 2019….

Can PDP meet conditions of nPDP if talks with APC collapse finally?

Whereas the last efforts to retain aggrieved members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) bloc in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may be made before the end of this week, political pundits have started weighing the possibility of…

Just in: End of era for Pinnick as Giwa becomes NFF boss on Supreme Court’s order

In line with a written notification by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice requesting the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports to ensure compliance to Supreme Court ruling resilient Chris Giwa on Monday afternoon, assumed duty as…


2017 NeFF Annual Report reveals rising ATM related fraud, drop in across counter

The 2017 NeFF Annual Report unveiled in Lagos weekend by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),  has shown that while the value of fraud perpetrated across counter has been on the decline over the last three years, those on Automated…

Access Bank, Africa Fintech Foundry set to hold ‘Code Nigeria Hackathon 2018’

Relying on the success of the first edition of its Fintech conference, AFF Disrupt 2017, Access Bank and Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF) have reached advanced stage in planning the hosting of Code Nigeria Hackathon 2018 known as AFF Disrupt 2018….

Holding Bay, truckers’ village panacea to ‘Lagos Logistics Ring’—Amiwero

Just as the Executive Director, Marine and Operations at Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Dr Sekonte Davies has disclosed that the implementation of the ‘Lagos Logistics Ring’; made by a commissioned consultant towards ridding the seaport access roads of traffic was…

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Withdrawn 36m redundant lines to be re-farmed, reallocated to new subscribers’—NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given an indication that telecom networks who own the withdrawn moribund 36 million redundant lines can put them in good use and activate them as soon as possible. This according to the Executive Vice…