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Fresh controversy trails N400b shortfall in aviation revenue
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Fresh controversy trails N400b shortfall in aviation revenue

Capt. Muhtar Usman A fresh controversy has emerged over the total number of passengers that travelled the Nigerian airspace and ticket fares generated in 2016 and 2017, especially the harmonised figures recently released by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The apex regulatory body disclosed 15 million international and local […]

Sanusi warns politicians on tension over 2019 elections
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Sanusi warns politicians on tension over 2019 elections

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, has raised the alarm over growing political friction ahead of the 2019 general elections. He made the observation during the Hauwa Nassarawa, a traditional Sallah homage paid by Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday. Sanusi’s […]

Lagos seeks prioritisation of children’s rights in national policies
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Lagos seeks prioritisation of children’s rights in national policies

Governor Ambode. Photo: Twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode The Lagos State Government at the weekend advocated for the prioritisation of children’s rights in national policies and programmes for sustainable socio-economic development of the country. Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Agboola Dabiri, made the request at this year’s Day of the African Child at […]

ICCN seeks restructuring of government spending
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ICCN seeks restructuring of government spending

International Chamber of Commerce Nigeria The Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce Nigeria (ICCN) and Regional Coordinator, Sub-Saharan Africa, Babatunde Savage, has reiterated the urgent need for restructuring of government’s spending in favour of capital expenditure in view of the huge infrastructure deficit confronting the nation.   Savage, who spoke […]

Cleric tasks operators on transparency, accountability in insurance industry
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Cleric tasks operators on transparency, accountability in insurance industry

Insurance Operators in insurance industry have been charged to imbibe the culture of transparency and accountability in the discharge of their respective business activities.   The Chief Imam, Magodo Central Mosque, Abdul Semi’ Olatunji Alkhelany, said this at the 2018 Ramadan Tafsir Lecture, organised by the Chartered Insurance Institute of […]

Developer revs up Fairmont Lekki scheme
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Developer revs up Fairmont Lekki scheme

Lekki- Epe Expressway. PHOTO: Rendel-ltd The Fairmont Estate on the Sangotedo axis of Lekki corridor that recently joined the ranks of residential scheme in the Lagos metropolis is being aggressively developed and offering affordable land to prospective subscribers. Developed by Propertymart, the scheme comes with an innovative and accessible payment […]

Our hope not hinged on Obasanjo, says ADC
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Our hope not hinged on Obasanjo, says ADC

Olusegun Obasanjo The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has clarified that its anticipated fortune in the 2019 general elections was not completely hinged on former President Olusegun Obasanjo. It, however, stated that Obasanjo should not be wished away by assuming that he had become less influential in the nation’s political space. […]

‘We will improve prospects of potential engineers’
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‘We will improve prospects of potential engineers’

Felicia Agubata FELICIA AGUBATA is the President, Association of Professional Women Engineers (APWEN), a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. The body is a vehicle for women professional development. In this interview with Property & Environment Editor, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM, she throws more light on engineering education, women involvement in […]

PDP says servicing Fayemi’s debts has cost Ekiti N35.34b
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PDP says servicing Fayemi’s debts has cost Ekiti N35.34b

Kayode Fayemi Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Gboyega Oguntuase, has said that servicing debts incurred by ex-governor Kayode Fayemi has cost the state N35.34 billion. He said the debts and deductions from statutory allocations, which started from 2010 to 2014, have continued till date. Oguntuase […]

NBRRI to redesign slum settlements in four states
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NBRRI to redesign slum settlements in four states

Abuja The Nigerian Building and Roads Research Institute (NBRRI) has undertaken studies to redesign slum settlements aimed at developing affordable low cost housing units in the country.   The team has taken up studies in Abuja (Jabi, Nyanya); Niger State (Suleja), Nasarawa and Plateau. Director-General of the Institute, Prof. Danladi […]

Righting the wrongs: When will it be the turn of Ndigbo?
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Righting the wrongs: When will it be the turn of Ndigbo?

President Muhammadu Buhari PHOTO: BAYO OMOBORIOWO In this column last week, I applauded and defended the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) to honour the late MKO Abiola and his vice presidential candidate, Babagana Kingibe for their victory in the June 12, 1993 elections, a victory which had been denied […]

Branch International facilitates N1 billion loan in Nigeria
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Branch International facilitates N1 billion loan in Nigeria

Head of Marketing, Branch International, Erin Renzas (left); Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Matt Flannery and Country Manager, Nigeria, Maria K. Rotilu, at the firm’s stakeholder meeting, held in Lagos, at the weekend. Branch International, an emerging digital financial platform, has facilitated about N1 billion worth of loans for users […]