Recession: We’re Open To New Ideas — ICT Minister, Adebayo Shittu

Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, has said the present administration is open to ideas that would move the nation forward and enhance the living conditions of the citizenry. Shittu stated this in Abuja when the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), South-West zone, led by its President, Okikiola Ogunsola, paid him a courtesy visit in…

EKSU slashes screening fees for admission seekers

Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti has reduced the fees for the second screening of candidates seeking admission into the institution for the 2016/17 academic session. The Vice Chancellor, Prof Samuel Bandele, said the fee earlier put at N5,000 had been slashed to N2,500. Bandele said the university considered the country’s economic situation, particularly that…

Aviation unions react to suspension of operation by Aero

eaders of some aviation workers’ union have expressed divergent views on the decision by the management of Aero Contractors to suspend scheduled flight from Sept. 1. Mr Isaac Balami, President, National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has applauded the decision of Aero management to suspend its flight operations in the country. Balami, while…

Aviation unions express divergent views over suspension of operation by Aero

Leaders of some aviation workers’ union have expressed divergent views on the decision by the management of Aero Contractors to suspend scheduled flight from Sept. 1. Mr Isaac Balami, President, National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has applauded the decision of Aero management to suspend its flight operations in the country. Balami, while…

EFCC will not tolerate rogue lawyers frustrating anti-corruption fight – Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has lamented the negative role of some lawyers, whom he described as “rogue elements,” in frustrating the current anti-corruption fight. He made the remark at a lecture organised by the National Association of Democratic Lawyers, NADL, in Lagos, with the theme, “The…

Police interception of containers outside Ports is legal — Police

THE new Area Commander, Western Ports Police Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Assistant Commissioner Presley Dode has said that his officers have the right to check, stop and detain any truck with containers that they suspect ‘is carrying illegal goods even after it has gone through clearance processes at the port. Dode said…

CGC Ali calls for codification of all clearing agents into ANLCA

By RICHARDS ADENIYI COMPTROLLER-General of Customs (CGC), Hameed Ali has strongly made a passionate appeal to all factions of the freight forwarding associations including the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders, (NAGAFF), AREFFN and the National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents to return to the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA)….