Launch of new immigration regulations as way forward

Last Monday, the federal government unveiled a new immigration policy document known as “Immigration Regulations 2017’’ in exchange for the 1963 Immigration Act that had been in operation for 54 years. PATRICK ANDREW writes The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has gone through series of metamorphosis since its inception in 1958 when it was extracted More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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‘Backward integration in solid minerals sector, good for cement self-sufficiency’

The federal government’s confirmation that it has in the production of cement and indeed now an exporter of the commodity, is healthy for the growth of the economy. DAVID AGBA reports Minister of Solid Minerals More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Nigerian ports and need for genuine reforms

From one government to another, the problems in Nigerian ports system have remained unsolved. The recent threat of an industrial action by customs clearing agents over rampant corruption in the nation’s ports, More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Need for Nigeria to thrive on export diversification

By Bashir Wali There are indications that the Nigerian economy is on the path of recovery. Oil prices have stabilised around $55 per barrel. Government’s peace overtures in the Niger Delta have helped to raise More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Issues in Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit

Nigeria’s dismal profile in basic infrastructure and the need for cross sector partnership alternatives to bridge the gap dominated the main business session at the recent 38th edition of the Kaduna International More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Promoting saving culture through savings bond

By Amarachi Eshigu It’s unlikely that there is an adult person, man or woman, who has never borrowed money at one time or the other. It could be from one’s parents, brothers or sisters, friends or from a lending More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Zinox smartphone plan to ‘jolt market’

Zinox Technologies says it is working on a closely-guarded smartphone brand soon to hit the Nigerian mobile handset market. Chairman of the Nigerian tech conglomerate, Leo Stan Ekeh, dropped the hint recently. DAVID More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Paying NPA in dollars, big challenge to port operators – Ubogu

Michael Ubogu is the Managing Director, Micura Services Limited. The company majors in stevedores and outsourcing operations. In this interview Ubogu speaks on sundry industry issues including the contentious payment More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Senate seeks better deal in ETLS, CET implementation

The Senate has resolved to review the ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme (ETLS) and the Common External Tariff (CET), saying Nigeria was not benefiting from the two trade instruments. DAVID AGBA reports  The Senates’ More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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NESREA’s role in industrial waste, environmental hazards

Industrialisation has engendered mixed blessings to humankind. One of the negative sides of industrialisation has been pollution of the environment with telling health hazards to many nations. HELEN OJI examines More...

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