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Peterside seeks greater role for African women in Maritime

Peterside seeks greater role for African women in Maritime

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, has announced the Agency’s readiness to support initiatives aimed at getting more African women involved in the industry. He made this known while receiving the president of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), Ghana, Jemilat Mahamah, in his office, last […] …

NCC seeks UK’s collaboration on digital inclusion, others

NCC seeks UK’s collaboration on digital inclusion, others

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the United Kingdom (UK) government, have agreed to collaborate on digital inclusion, cyber security, capacity building and bridging the  yawning access gap in the nation’s information communication technology (ICT) space. NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, spoke on the collaboration after meeting with […] …

NAMA seeks local refining of aviation fuel

NAMA seeks local refining of aviation fuel

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Managing Director (MD) Captain Fola Akinkuotu has charged stakeholders in the oil and gas sector to consider the production of aviation fuel (Jet A1) in line with the content development initiative of the Buhari administration. Akinkuotu, guest speaker at the yearly Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) forum organised byRead More …

NCC seeks interconnectivity among data centres for e-health

NCC seeks interconnectivity among data centres for e-health

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged all data centres in the country to a central data centre domiciled at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) for the promotion of electronic or e-health. It strongly believes the country would in the near future, join the league of nations where e-health thrives. Its Executive Vice-Chairman, ProfRead More …

LCCI seeks liberalised forex regime

LCCI seeks liberalised forex regime

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has advised the Federal Government to allow a liberalised exchange regime to stop multiple exchange rates in the country. Its Director-General, Muda Yusuf, gave the advice during a  forum organised Business Editors in Lagos at the weekend. Represented by the Director of Research at LCCI, Dr. VincentRead More
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Shippers’ Council boss seeks efficiency at ports

Shippers’ Council boss seeks efficiency at ports

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) is determined to make the ports more efficient to enable them compete with those of neighbouring countries, its Executive Secretary, Mr Hassan Bello, has said. He told The Nation that operators and other stakeholders should collaborate with the government to make the ports attractive, competitive and to be the sub-region’sRead More
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Fowler seeks autonomy for state tax agencies

Fowler seeks autonomy for state tax agencies

THE Chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB), Mr. Tunde Fowler, yesterday, advised state governors to empower State Internal Revenue Services (SIRS) by making them autonomous. Fowler who is also the chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), gave the advice at the 137th meeting of the JTB in Ilorin, according to a statement endorsed by Director ofRead More
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