Month: May 2020

Federal High Court And Powers Of Nigerian Customs Service To Collect Duty On Personal Effects: A critique

May 31, 2020

BY MUSA OMALE PhD On the 13th day of May 2020, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja in the case of KehindeOgunwumiju vs. The NCS, Board & Anor declared null and void the powers of the Nigeria Customs Service to collect duty on goods/personal effects as found in passenger’s baggage. It was the judgment […]

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NIMASA Domesticates IMO Protocols freeing Seafarers, Port Personnel And Other Maritime Workers From COVID 19 Lock-down Travel Bans

May 30, 2020

bY Elizabeth Chukwuma Between February 27th, 2020, and now, the International Maritime Organisation, IMO, had been looking for ways to improve the welfare of the over 150,000 Seafarers who need changeover.  These thousands of Seafarers were said to have been trapped onboard ships across the globe due to the continued imposition of travel restrictions by […]

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ADB: Adesina Under Fire As Obasanjo and 13 Other African Leaders Throw Their Wight On Him Stating That His Works Speaks For Him Across The Continent

May 30, 2020

By Stephen Ubanna Akinwumi  Adesina, a former minister of Agriculture under former President Goodluck Jonathan, and President of African Development Bank, ADB, who is seeking re-election for another five-year term in office, next August, at the Bank’s Annual General Meeting, AGM,  appears to have played into the hands of perceived enemies  from both within and […]

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UBA: Experts Advocate Collaborations between Government And the Private Sector To Develop The African Continent

May 29, 2020

 By Our Reporter For much of last week, where two or three top government  The situation is  functionaries  or  Chief  Executives of some flourishing Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SMEs, gather in the two major cities of Lagos, the nation’s Commercial hub and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, their  discussion centered on the one […]

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Why NDDC Is An Agency OfBogus And Abandoned Projects

May 27, 2020

Elizabeth Chukwuma More facts have emerged why the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, an agency of the ministry of Niger Delta under the close watch of Godswill Akpabio, a former  governor of Akwa Ibom state., had been described as an agency of bogus and abandoned projects  by  stakeholders.  This is because the too much  money […]

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Post COVID 19:Buhari And UBA Africa roadmap To Economic Recovery

May 26, 2020

By Stephen Ubanna With barely  six weeks of the lock down  of the African economes, as  a result of the Wuhan Town in Hebei Province of the Asian country of  China emerged  coronaviru pandemic, popular , COVID 19,President Muhammadu Buhari and United Bank  For African, UBA, plc,  African Conversations Day, appear to have set a […]

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Post COVID 19: UBA Holds Second Edition Of The Bank Conversations Day To Set A Roadmap For Africa Economic Recovery And Sustainable Development

May 25, 2020

By Stephen Ubanna  Not many  were surprised that Tony Elumelu, Group Chairman, United Bank For Africa plc, and founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, popular, TEF, a philanthropist organistaion  and the Money Deposit Bank, MDB, have  taken the initiative to start the UBA  plc, a pan African bank Conversation Day to Celebrate of African Day . The […]

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COVID 19: Why President Buhari Opted to further Ease Lockdown Amidst increased cases in Nigeria

May 24, 2020

By Emmanuel Uffot, Apprehension was high, speculations were rife that President Muhammadu Buhari may reinstate total lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja, due to the increased number of Coronavirus cases and the consequent mortality rate. The fear of another looming lockdown was fueled by repeated warnings from the Presidential Task  Force Chairman Boss Mustapha, who […]

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Wellhead Fire Incident : NIMASA And NOSDRA Sign MoU Of Collaboration In Investigation

May 24, 2020

By Elizabeth Chukwuma For the first time since the establishment of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, it has stamped its foot down as a key player in the nation’s Maritime, Oil and Gas sectors of the economy by insisting on participating in the recent offshore Oil and Gas barge fire incident in […]

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Chinese Medical Experts: CECC Clears The Air On Their Invitation To Nigeria

May 23, 2020

By Elizabeth Chukwuma The Controversy surrounding the 15-man Chinese medical experts  who  had arrived the country on April 8, 2020, through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT,  appear from being over.  Osagie Ehanire, minister of Health may have started  the controversy  when he said that he does not know  the […]

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