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Aspiring entrepreneurs must be focused –Olojo

Aspiring entrepreneurs must be focused –Olojo

Olojo Daniel is the managing director of TLM Travel Bureau Ltd, a company incorporated to provide diverse lines of services including booking and ticketing, overseas reservation, courier service, bureau de change and processing of e-passports among other…

Digitalisation: ADVAN urges stakeholders to prepare for analogue switchover

Digitalisation: ADVAN urges stakeholders to prepare for analogue switchover

President of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN), Kolawole Oyeyemi, has urged all stakeholders in the electronic media to step up preparations for the much awaited switch-over from analogue to…

2013: Globalcom, MTN, Guinness biggest spenders in advertising

2013: Globalcom, MTN, Guinness biggest spenders in advertising

The Nigerian print media attracted a total of N18.5 billion revenue from advertising in 2013, more than double the N9 billion it recorded in 2012. This information was contained in…

Aviation union disrupts Air France/KLM operations over salary structure

Aviation union disrupts Air France/KLM operations over salary structure

By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) yesterday disrupted operations of Air France /KLM at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed…

Dangote defends 42.5 cement grade

Dangote defends 42.5 cement grade

Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, and world richest black man, Aliko Dangote, on Wednesday in Kano, said the company went into production of the new 42.5 grade cement in the…

FG restructures NSPMC, retires directors, appoints MD

FG restructures NSPMC, retires directors, appoints MD

By Sola Alabadan  /  Senior Correspondent   In accordance with the directive of President Goodluck Jonathan, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced the restructuring of the Nigerian Security Printing…

Nigeria targets N116.5b non-oil exports to ECOWAS

Nigeria targets N116.5b non-oil exports to ECOWAS

By Philips Oladunjoye  /  Senior Correspondent   The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga, has said that Nigeria is aiming to increase the volume of its non-oil exports…

Airline operators urge FG to revive Warri refinery, pipeline-hydrant system

Airline operators urge FG to revive Warri refinery, pipeline-hydrant system

By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   As the cost of aviation fuel in Nigeria continues to skyrocket, crippling the domestic airlines in the country, the Airline Operators of Nigeria…

Stakeholders bemoan high cost of aviation fuel

Stakeholders bemoan high cost of aviation fuel

By Abel Orukpe  /  Correspondent, Lagos   Domestic airlines in the aviation industry are not finding it easy managing their businesses compared to their counterparts in other countries. This is…

Cargo throughput records 15.4 per cent increase

Cargo throughput records 15.4 per cent increase

By Andrew Airahuobhor   –  Correspondent   Cargo Throughput at Nigerian ports has increased by 15.4 per cent to 41,317,962  metric tonnes (mt)  in the first half of 2014 compared…

Nigeria’s business environment requires focus – Nestle MD

Managing Director of Nestle Nigeria Plc, Dharnesh Gordhon, says the current business environment in Nigeria requires an intense focus to maintain competitive edge in the market. He said this at…

NTDC sets landmark record in 2014 OsunOsogbo

As part of efforts to promote domestic tourism, the Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Mrs. Sally Mbanefo, has included the Osun Children’s Cultural Fiesta as a major…

AON asks FAAN to privatise tankers’ park at Lagos airport

By Abel Orukpe   /  Correspondent, Lagos   The Chairman of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Capt. Noggie Meggison, has advised the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to privatise…

South Africa Airways to increase frequencies to Nigeria despite Ebola

South African Airways (SAA), said it would increase its frequency between Lagos and Johannesburg from seven to eight services per week starting from September 2, 2014, despite the outbreak of…

Tackling corruption in Nigeria’s territorial waters

Industry experts are advocating for the creation of an electronic platform onto which agencies of government operating within the country’s maritime domain should upload transaction information as regards ships operations,…

Poor packaging, environmental laws hamper Nigeria’s U.S. exports – Experts

Experts have said Nigeria is not making progress in products’ export to the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) due to poor packaging and inability to…

Despite Ebola scare, OsunOsogbo 2014 records success

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  - Correspondent, Lagos   The 2014 Osun Osogbo Festival has come and gone but the festival will not only linger in the mind of tourists and stakeholders as…

International trade tool for poverty reduction – Bello

The Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello has said that international trade business is a tool for achieving government’s yearning for drastic reduction of poverty…

TUC accuses police over vandalisation of pipe lines

TUC accuses police over vandalisation of pipe lines

By Sylvester Enoghase   /  Senior Correspondent   Worried about the involvement of some security agencies protecting oil pipe lines thieves, the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has called…

Oil marketers drag NSE Index down 0.27%

Oil marketers drag NSE Index down 0.27%

By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Correspondent, Lagos   The Nigerian stock market yesterday further closed on the negative trajectory as activities on the shares of oil and gas major players, pulled down…

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