No Going Back On AIM Implementation – Akinkuotu

No Going Back On AIM Implementation – Akinkuotu

By Patrick Aigbokhan Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said the agency will not relent in its commitment to accelerating the digitalization of Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) in the country. The move, according to NAMA, is in view of the centrality of data automation to the overall safety of civil […]

UBA Eyes Operations In Six More African Countries

UBA Eyes Operations In Six More African Countries

Says 2016 Forex Revaluation Gains Sustainable Apparently encouraged by results of its diversification into African countries in recent years, the management of United Bank for Africa Plc says it plans to forage into six more nations across the continent as competition from its home base- Nigeria becomes keener by the day. With operations in 18 […]

Illegal Refinery: Tell Military To Stop Destroying Our Facilities, Local Operators Beg FG

Illegal Refinery: Tell Military To Stop Destroying Our Facilities, Local Operators Beg FG

Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt Operators of illegal refineries in the Niger Delta region have pleaded with the Federal Government to caution the military to stop every form of attack on their facilities. The operators of the refineries popular called Kpo-fire refineries noted that the continuous destruction of their facilities brings to question the sincerity of […]

AMCON Rescues Ailing Arik Airline

AMCON Rescues Ailing Arik Airline

Chris Steven, Abuja To avoid a total collapse of one of the major airlines in the country, the Federal Government said it has taken over the operations of Arik Air to save it from total collapse. The airline has been confronted with a number of difficulties in recent time most of which have plagued its […]

Nigeria’s Telecom Subscriber Base Hits 154.529m

Nigeria’s Telecom Subscriber Base Hits 154.529m

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on Monday released the Nigerian telecom sector report showing that the country recorded 154,529,780 subscriber base at the end of December 2016, representing an increase of 0.8% over the 153,299,535 level recorded in September 2015. The report said GSM remained the most popular telecom technology type with a much […]

TUC, PENGASSAN To Indigenous Firms: Stop Violating Terms Of Engagement

TUC, PENGASSAN  To Indigenous Firms: Stop Violating Terms Of Engagement

Accuse companies of enslaving workers   Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt The Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigerian (PENGASSAN) have expressed regrets over the conducts of Companies owned by Nigerians toward the employment and engagement of fellow indigenes. The union said that companies owned and managed by Nigerians […]

Aviation: Take Steps To Protect Rights Of Nigerians, Senate Tells CPC

Aviation: Take Steps To Protect Rights Of Nigerians, Senate Tells CPC

The Senate on Tuesday mandated the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) to immediately everything possible to protect the rights of privileges of the nation’s consumers in the economy as a whole. This followed complaints and petitions by consumers on the abysmal services provided and poor treatment of Nigerians by the various domestic airline operators, as well […]

London Court To Decide On Shell Trial Over Bille, Ogale Oil Spill

London Court To Decide On Shell Trial Over Bille, Ogale Oil Spill

A London court will decide in the coming weeks, the objection by Royal Dutch Shell on whether it can be tried in the UK over allegations of oil spill in Bille and Ogale, two communities in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger-Delta region in Nigeria. Allowing the case, some legal experts reason, could attract more cases against multinationals […]

Okomu, Presco, Conoil In, Diamond, Sterling Fidelity Out

Okomu, Presco, Conoil In, Diamond, Sterling Fidelity Out

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), on Tuesday announced the first bi-annual review of its blue-chip NSE-30 index, along with the seven sectoral indices, namely: Consumer Goods, Banking, Insurance, Industrial, Oil & Gas, Pension and the NSE Lotus Islamic Indices for 2017. The indices, except for NSE Pension that is reviewed only in December, are normally […]

Coca-Cola Trails Apple, Google In 2016 Most Valuable Brands List

Coca-Cola Trails Apple, Google In 2016 Most Valuable Brands List

Technology giant- Apple emerged the world’s most valuable brand in 2016 according to the latest Interbrand ranking, which considers value across three components: financial performance; the role of the brand in purchasing decisions; and the brand’s competitive strength. To be included, a brand must be “truly global, having successfully transcended geographic and cultural boundaries,” explains […]

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