NCAA Cautions GSM Providers, Others On High Rise Strictures, Masts

NCAA Cautions GSM Providers, Others On High Rise Strictures, Masts

By Patrick Aigbokhan The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned all operators of Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) to ensure they always obtain Aviation Height Clearance (AHC), Permits and Licences before construction of high rise structures. The warning came on the heels of the Civil Aviation Act. 2006 Part IX (30) (L), which […]

Revealed! Over 4000 Medical Doctors Applied For 250 Spaces To Work During Jerusalem Pilgrimage

Revealed! Over 4000 Medical Doctors Applied For 250 Spaces To Work During Jerusalem Pilgrimage

Chris Steven, Abuja The National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) says it received over 4000 applications from medical doctors who applied  to  work during the Jerusalem pilgrimage. But only 250 would be selected among them after a qualification examination conducted for them by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). This was revealed during the conduct […]

No Plan To Take Over Etisalat, Consortium Insists

No Plan To Take Over Etisalat, Consortium Insists

Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that the consortium of banks being owed N541 billion by Etisalat Nigeria has no intention of taking over ownership the telecoms network. Some media reports had indicated that the consortium led by Access Bank had moved to take over the telecoms form following the collapse of Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services, […]

Customs List Conditions For Speedy Cargo Clearance

Customs List Conditions For Speedy Cargo Clearance

Urges importers to comply By Ajibola Abayomi, Lagos The Controller General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Col. Hammed Ali (rtd) has expressed the agency’s readiness to ensure speedy clearance of goods at the nation’s ports. Addressing maritime stakeholders in Lagos, he strongly advised the nation’s importers not to delay the process saying that the […]

CBN Auctions $1 billion In One Week

CBN Auctions $1 billion In One Week

Ayomide, Lagos The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has in the last seven days, offered $1.01 billion at the inter-bank foreign exchange market to meet the requests of customers in the various segments of the market. This is coming just as it offered $195 million yesterday, in efforts to sustain plans to achieve rates convergence, […]

NNPC Crashes Diesel Price By 42% Nationwide

NNPC Crashes Diesel Price By 42% Nationwide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Sunday said it has in recent months successfully crashed the ex-depot and pump prices of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), also known as Diesel, to between N175 and N200 per litre at the end of May, representing about 42% drop nationwide over the last six months. A statement by […]

See Africa As Investment, Not Aid Destination- AfDB President

See Africa As Investment, Not Aid Destination- AfDB President

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, on Wednesday urged the world to look at Africa from an investment and not development mindset, given the opportunities it offers to prospective investors. Speaking at the ongoing U.S.-African Business Summit holding in Washington, DC and organized by the Corporate Council on Africa, Adesina said […]

FAAN Beams Up Security At Lagos Airport

FAAN Beams Up Security At Lagos Airport

By Patrick Aigbokhan As part of moves to boost her safety and security programs around the country’s airports, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has wounded up measures to beam up security at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The authority recently carried out a test-run on an upgraded baggage scanner machine that can […]

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