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Tincan port maps strategies to meet N306.8bn target

THE Customs Area Controller, CAC, Tincan Island Command, Comptroller Bashar Yusuf, has mapped out new strategies of revenue generation to meet the target of N306.8billion. The Public Relations Officer of the Command, Ejesieme Uche, disclosed this in a document signed and made available to Sunday...

AACSB Celebrates LBS Alumni as He Gets International Appointment

AACSB International–The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world’s largest business education network, has celebrated Lagos Business School’s alumnus Mr. Paul Orajiaka on the positive impact business school graduates are making in communities around the globe as part of...

8000 small businesses accessed Lagos State N6 billion credit facilities

The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Akintunde Oyebode has disclosed that no fewer than 8,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and businesses have accessed approximately N6 billion since the Fund earmarked. Oyebode who made the disclosure in Lagos, said...

Union threatens Aero Contractors’ over mass sack

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has threatened to disrupt Aero Contractors’ operations by Monday, if the airline refuses to recall over 700 workers sacked recently. Mr Olayinka Abioye, General Secretary, NUATE, issued the warning in an interview with the News Agency of...

RMAFC Endorses New National Tax Policy

The Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has endorsed the new National Tax Policy recently announced by the Federal Government to shore up Nigeria’s dwindling revenue base which suffered decline as a result of the shortfall in international oil prices and activities of...

GTBank sponsors 2020 Lagos International Polo Tournament

Lagos will play host to some of the most prestigious teams for Africa’s premier polo competition – the 2020 Lagos Int From February 4th to 16th, 2020, Lagos will play host to some of the most prestigious teams for Africa’s premier polo competition – the...

Afreximbank partners AfDB to provide $500,000 grant to SMEs

Good times are here for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa as African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) partners the African Development Bank (AfDB) to provide a $500,000 grant scheme through the AfDB’s African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) programme. The grant would enable the advancement...

NPA’s new spokesman resumes office

The newly-appointed General Manager, Public Affairs of the Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA), Mr Effiong Nduonofit, has assumed office. The Principal Manager, Public Affairs of NPA, Mr Ibrahim Nasiru, said on Friday that Nduonofit took over from Chief Michael Ajayi, who retired and handed over the...

Buhari appoints Saleh Dunoma as MD of FAAN

The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed Saleh Dunoma as the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. The appointment was ratified by the presidency in a statement released on Thursday. A recipient of the highly coveted National Productivity Order of Merit Award, NPOM,...

U.S. Embassy partners Nigerian media to connect African Journalists

Working in partnership with some Nigerian and Ethiopian media organizations, the U.S. Embassy in Abuja Nigeria and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, have initiated an exchange programme to promote connections between journalists in Africa especially between Ethiopian and Nigerian journalists. The programme entitled “Uniting African Journalists” is...