Month: 11 months ago

BokoHaram: Another Senseless Killings As Food Crisis Looms

11 months ago

By Stephen Ubanna The prediction of Hajia Zainab Ahmed, by the Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning  that Nigeria will go out of recession by the end of this year or latest by the first quarter of 2021 which will consequently force down the high price of food stuffs especially locally produced  rice as […]

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BAFI Awards: UBA Beat Them All

11 months ago

By Stephen Ubanna  Between 2014 and now , the United Bank of Africa, UBA, popular, Pan African Bank For Africa, UBA plc, under the close watch of Kennedy Uzoka, had won various  awards from different  organisations : This Day, The SUN, and the  Nigerian Tribune. The latest to give such awards to the Pan African […]

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Maritime: Why Jamoh Is Committed To Capacity Building In NIMASA, By Launching The e-Library

11 months ago

By Stephen Ubanna The dearth of knowledge based  reference  materials and periodicals for research works in the knowledge  based Nigerian maritime   industry to properly tackle the  Security, Maritime development, Shipping development and other  challenges  within the next four years may have informed  why Bashir Jamoh, Director General, Ngerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency , NIMASA, […]

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Bank: Zenith , UBA And others Record Significant profit In 2019, Despite COVID 19, Lockdown

11 months ago

By Emmanuel Ufot The growing fears among bank stakeholders that the over 5 months lockdown in Nigeria which crippled businesses will have an adverse effect on the banking sector has been allayed if the financial results posted by the banks are anything to go by. The 9 months results posted by most of the prominent […]

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Why Nigerian Economy Is In A Mess As Emefiele Gives Hope Of Coming Out Of The Recession In The First Quarter of 2021

11 months ago

 Why Nigeria Economy Is In A  Mess By By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, appears to have left the Nigeria’s economy  worse  than he met in May 29, 2015.  The situation is made worse with the  country’s external debt rising to N33 trillion as  the World Bank raises […]

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Customs: Fear Grips Releasing Officers At The Ports As Smugglers Become More Daring Despite Border Closure

11 months ago

 By Stephen Ubanna This is not the best of times for Customs  Releasing officers  and other officers stationed at the exit gatesat the Lagos ports of Apapa, Tin can Island, Port  multi-services Terminal Limited, PTML and Kirikiri Lighter Terminal ,KLT, phase  1&2 to monitor the movement of goods and srvices. This is because of the […]

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Seme: No Hiding Place For Smugglers AS Task Force Moves To Dismantle Illegal Checkpoints To Facilitate Trade

11 months ago

By Stephen Ubanna For  Years, Seme/Krake  , a joint border  Community between Nigeria and the Benin Republic, had been described as a home ofor vehicle, foreign parboiled rice,  drug  and petrol smuggllers. The situation was so bad in 2017  that Muhammed Uba Garba, a one-time Comptroller of the Seme Command and now an acting Assistant […]

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Security: More Troubles For Pirates Operating In Nigerian Waters And the Gulf Of Guinea As NIMASA Plans to Deploy Maritime Assets

11 months ago

By Stephen Ubanna, When Bashir Jamoh, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, initiated a three –  pronged  agenda: Security, Maritime development and shipping development, on assumption of duties  last March to be addressed while in office,  industry stakeholders took  him very seriously. This is because of his deep understanding of the industry. […]

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Hospitality: Why Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Is The Leading Africa’s Business Hotel, Wining Four Awards At This Year’s World Travel Event

11 months ago

By Stephen Ubanna More facts have  emerged why  Transcorp Hilton Hotel, located in  Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, which is  owned by Transcorp  Hotels, plc, a subsidiary  of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, plc, is one of the country’s’s leading  business hotels with the  best Presidential Suites in Africa is swimming in  hospitality awards of […]

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Education: Hope Brightens For ASUU Members To Return To The University Classroom As Government Makes Mouth Watery Offers To The Union

11 months ago

By Adegbite Lateef The Federal government Negotiating Team with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of  Universities, ASSU, may have known that the University Lecturers are not ready to shift ground  because of their plan to collapse the nation’s University system that they have  agreed to shift ground  for normal Academic programme to resume. […]

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