Airports concession: FG bars states, allays fear of job loss

August 11, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The federal government has declared that the current effort by the administration to concession four lucrative airports in the country is geared toward attracting private equity investments into the development and management of terminals and thus affirmed no state government will be allowed to take part in the exercise. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, who made the declaration at Read More

NAICOM boss laments absence of insurance to safeguard MSMEs

August 6, 2021 David Agba 0

COMMISSIONER FOR INSURANCE/CEO, NATIONAL INSURANCE COMMISSION (NAICOM) Mr. Sunday Thomas has expressed dismay at the near absence of insurance cover that would safeguard and word off failure of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Speaking at the sensitization workshop on Insurance for MSMEs and Stakeholders in Lagos Thursday, Thomas explained that, “In Nigeria, all development interventions of the current administration Read More

Covid-19 pandemic: FG assures of job safety in aviation sector

August 4, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

  With an estimated 125,370 jobs at risk in the Nigerian aviation industry following the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector, the federal government has assured it will put measures in place to mitigate job losses in the industry.  Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, gave the assurance that despite the loss of $885 million contribution to Read More