Nigeria: NUATE petitions Keyamo over mismanagement of Aero Contractors by AMCON

Posted by - September 29, 2023

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has petitioned the Minister of Aviation, Festus Keyamo over what it called mismanagement of assets belonging to Aero Contractors by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) . The immediate past General Secretary of the union, Olayinka Abioye in an open letter to the Minister dated September

Nigeria: Stakeholders raise the alarm over threat of plastic waste to sea activities

Posted by - September 27, 2023

Stakeholders are worried about rising plastic and non-degradable wastes generated yearly in the country, stressing that they are threatening marine transportation and life at sea. They lamented that despite the enactment of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) 50 years ago with Nigeria ratifying and domesticating it, there have been

Nigeria: Experts charge new CBN management to work with fiscal authorities

Posted by - September 27, 2023

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Olayemi Cardoso takes over the daunting job of breathing fresh life into the monetary system, experts have charged him to work closely with the fiscal authority. A professor of capital market at the Nasarawa State University, Prof. Uche Uwaleke said the CBN governor should work closely with

Nigeria: Tin Can customs targets N384b revenue in three months

Posted by - September 20, 2023

Customs Area Controller of Tin Can Island Port command, Dera Nnadi says the command is faced with the big task of achieving 48 per cent of the N800 billion revenue target for the year in the remaining months to the end of 2023. Nnadi stated this as he assumed duty as the 20th area controller

Nigeria, Cuba Partner for Food Security, Agriculture Advancement

Posted by - September 18, 2023

The  Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Senator Abubakar Kyari has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Federal Government with Cuba on food security and agriculture advancement at G77 + China Leaders’ Summit. The Expression of Interest (EOI) is a historic journey to strengthen the ties between Nigeria and Cuba in the

Nigeria: Air Peace to commence Jeddah Operations,October

Posted by - September 15, 2023

West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, Air Peace airline has announced the commencement of direct flights from Lagos and Kano to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on October 31, 2023. The airline disclosed this during an engagement session with travel agents in Kano on September 12, 2023. According to the airline, the Lagos-Abuja and Kano-Jeddah will

Flutterwave eyes $50m new investment in Kenya

Flutterwave eyes $50m new investment in Kenya

Posted by - September 13, 2023

Nigerian fintech company Flutterwave have planned a $50 million (Ksh7.3 billion) investment in Kenya as it pushes for a payments and remittances licence in the country. Flutterwave Chief Executive and Co-founder Olugbenga Agboola said in an interview in Nairobi that the firm has received first-name approval from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and stands