Experts seek review, sustainability measures as airports reopen Friday
Aviation stakeholders have urged the Federal Government to constitute a committee to review the aviation sector and its sustainability in the coronavirus era. The experts, under the aegis of the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI),...
By utaka1596 May 27, 2020 6509
150,000 seafarers sign virtual global petition on crew stagnation
There is an ongoing global petition aiming to draw the attention of the general public to the problems of over 150,000 seafarers that cannot leave or cannot join ship crews due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The initiative is from the...
By utaka1596 May 27, 2020 6261
New Access Bank new mobile app facilitates easier, faster transactions
Access Bank is a financial institution whose desire to keep giving its customers a more than banking experience is unrivalled. This has no doubt earned them a place in the hearts of their customers and the international community. Recently,...
By utaka1596 May 26, 2020 7737
Airlines, airports’ council seek harmonised measures for air travel restart
World airlines and airports’ council yesterday, sought a harmonised and globally acceptable safety and security measures ahead of air travel restart is many parts of the globe. The bodies were worried by selective safety...
By utaka1596 May 26, 2020 8709
PenCom plans investments diversification post-COVID-19
Acting Director-General, PenCom, Aisha Dahir-Umar • To focus on stocks, infrastructure, housing assets As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to ravage economies globally and impacting businesses negatively, the National...
By utaka1596 May 26, 2020 8054
Insurers offer customers free cover to deepen market penetration
Determined to regain consumers’ confidence in the nation’s insurance industry, especially during the lockdown, operators have begun to offer of a two-week free insurance cover on all renewals under comprehensive motor insurance policy. The...
By utaka1596 May 25, 2020 7626
Oil price rebound improves investors' patronage, lifts index by 5.59%
NSE market floor PHOTO. FEMI ADEGBESIN-KUTI • Analysts predict gloomy outlook,blame rising pandemic,weak economy The rebalancing in the oil market, which has resulted in a 94 per cent rebound in crude prices, added to enhanced...
By utaka1596 May 25, 2020 7171
Sophia Chukwudalu Dennis: Passionate makeup artist
Sophia Chukwudalu Dennis All About Me MY name is Sophia Chukwudalu Dennis. I am nine years old. I am in Basic four. I am a makeup artist by profession. I would like to share my entrepreneurial skill and “Makeup story” with you. Makeup...
By utaka1596 May 24, 2020 7581
World airlines issue safety guidelines for restart
*Regulators, local carriers meet, review operations World airlines have proposed new safety guidelines to governments toward re-starting passenger flights amid the coronavirus crisis.The airlines, under the aegis of International Air...
By utaka1596 May 22, 2020 6110
Oil marketers demand pricing formula, legislation to sustain monthly adjustments
Operators in the downstream sector of the oil and gas sector have asked the Federal Government to unveil a pricing formula that will guide the monthly adjustments in the pump price of premium motor spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol...
By utaka1596 May 22, 2020 6233
Monarch rallies private sector to COVID-19 preventive measures
Oba Enitan Ogunwusi The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has urged banks and other private sectors to fumigate their premises among other preventive measures to contain the spread of coronavirus disease. The monarch, while donating a...
By utaka1596 May 22, 2020 5599
Traders, speculators may suffer losses as BDCs resume operations
ABCON President, Aminu Gwadabe The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), has warned its members and forex speculators mounting pressure on the naira to stop such activities or risk losing their money. ABCON...
By utaka1596 May 22, 2020 5649
Telcos hopeful of economic growth, revenues in states with RoW cut
Telecommunications operators are upbeat about new wave of economic development and revenue growth in states that have slashed Right of Way (RoW) tariffs in the country. Reacting to the development in Imo State, where Governor, Hope...
By utaka1596 May 22, 2020 5660
Investors’ fortune soars further by N426 billion in four trading days
…Analysts link upturn to oil price rebound, eased lockdown The dominance of the bulls have continued unabated, as the equities market sustained positive sentiments for four consecutive trading days, causing investors’ wealth to rise...
By utaka1596 May 22, 2020 5866
How efficient public finance will address post-Covid-19 challenges
Disturbed by the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly its implications for Nigeria’s economy, stakeholders, Tuesday highlighted priority areas where government’s spending should focus majorly on. They noted that there...
By utaka1596 May 21, 2020 6389
FG inaugurates committee to revitalise extension services
The Federal Government has inaugurated a technical committee to revitalise extension services in Nigeria, aimed to stimulate technology adoption and embed Good Agricultural Practice (GAP), towards improving food requirements and industrial...
By utaka1596 May 21, 2020 7194
Food, beverages manufacturers groan as lockdown affects demand, production
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing Nigerian bars, restaurants, hotels and event centres to shut down or maintain partial operation in some cases, operators in the food and beverages sector may have to contend with newer challenges of...
By utaka1596 May 20, 2020 6159
Too early to rejoice as oil price hits $35
Energy experts in Nigeria are uncertain of the sustainability of current increase in the prices of crude oil, as Brent rose to $35.14 per barrel, while Bonny Light traded for $33.92 gaining about $4.11. While the other grades of...
By utaka1596 May 20, 2020 6638
Mojec donates relief materials, targets 20,000 households in Nigeria in fight against COVID-19
L-R: A beneficiary of the Mojec Food Bank Drive initiatve receiving palliatives from Ms. Chantelle Abdul, Group Managing Director, Mojec Holdings International; and Ms Abolore Oladiti, Accountant, Mojec Meter Assets Management Company(M3AC)...
By utaka1596 May 19, 2020 263
Fuel pump price may rise in June as oil heads towards $40 per barrel
If the Federal Government’s pricing template is anything to go by, Nigerians may have to brace for an increase in the pump price of fuel as oil prices begin to head towards the $40 region, following countries’ eased lockdown measures, showing...
By utaka1596 May 19, 2020 309
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