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Bemas launches new mobile top-up platform

By Jerry Uwah Lagos Bemas Technology Nigeria Limited has entered the market with an innovative mobile e-Top-Up platform that would promote small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and reduce the stress encountered by rural dwellers in airtime top up. The product ...

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Underwriting sector growth rate shrinks in Q3

Stories by David Agba, with agencies Despite efforts by insurance sector operators and regulators to deepen insurance penetration in Nigeria and boost the sector’s contributions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the sector merely recorded 0.32 percent growth in third ...

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FG nets N23bn from tax amnesty scheme

By David Agba Abuja The federal government yesterday revealed that the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) has turned in the total sum of N23 billion from sundry registrations. Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde ...

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APGA not scared of APC, PDP – Ukara

By Sam Obinna Ibe Umuahia A member representing Arochukwu state constituency in the Abia House of Assembly, Hon Lukeman Ukara, has said that the All Progressive Grand Alliance, (APGA), is not scared of either the All Progressives Congress (APC) or ...

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‘Oyegun’s comment on Atiku reckless’

By Bode Olagoke Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Timi Frank, has described as uncharitable media reports credited to the national chairman of the party, Chief John Oyegun, over the recent defection of the former ...

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SARS and the untold story

By Muhammad Baba Busu There is no doubt, policing is a complex job the world over. This is because every action a police personnel takes at any point in time attracts different interpretations by different people. Police is also one ...

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NDDC board: Needless hullabaloo over tenure

By Michael Jegede Notwithstanding the lucid explanation by the Federal Government in denying an alleged extension of the tenure of the current Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, the needless raging hullabaloo over the issue has persisted. Some ...

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Privatisation: SERAP being mischievous, BPE says

By Benjamin Umuteme Abuja The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has described as ‘curious’ the call by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the allegations of corruption made against the privatisation agency. According to ...

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NAMA trains staff on safety management

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has organised two separate training workshops in Lagos for some of its critical personnel in safety management in line with its determination to build capacity for effective service delivery. Facilitated by Aviation Academy for ...

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African airlines’ passenger traffic hits 7.5%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for October, showing that African airlines’ traffic grew 7.5 per cent year-on-year in October, up from 3.6 per cent in September. IATA explained that conditions in the region’s ...

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NSCDC rescues 2 from kidnappers

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it has rescued two women who were abducted by unidentified criminals. The victims, identified as Fatima Muhammed, 18, and Hasfat Adamu, 15, were rescued at Line Supper Cinema in Lafia. Nasarawa ...

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NNPC battles to contain fuel scarcity

By Benjamin Umuteme Abuja Fuel queues have resurfaced in the federal capital territory despite assurances from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) that it has enough fuel reserve to last the country for the next one month. Blueprint correspondent who ...

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