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Month: June 2021

PDP enlists five SANs against Matawalle, others, Wike chides gov

THE Peoples Democratic Party has opened talks with five Senior Advocates of Nigeria over its planned legal challenge against the defection of the Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, who defected from the party to join the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday. A highly placed member of the PDP National Working Committee who spoke on condition… …

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Shippers council shuts firm over infractions

Nigerian Shippers’ Council says it has sealed the premises of a Lagos-based cargo consolidator, Associated Port & Marine Development Company, over infractions It said in a statement on Wednesday that APMDC was issued several notices to address infractions ranging from charging clients in foreign currency to non-compliance with approved nomenclature of charges, and disregard of… …

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Insecurity, operating costs, others hampering water transportation – Experts

Experts have identified insecurity, high operating costs, bad policies and waste as major factors hampering efficient water transportation in Nigeria. The experts, who spoke to our correspondent in separate interviews, said the country had not maximised its water transportation system. A Partner at Bloomfield LP, Mr Adedoyin Afun, said, “The problems are infrastructure, insecurity and… …

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Air Peace suspends J’Burg flights over surging S’African COVID-19 cases

Air Peace Limited has announced a suspension of its Lagos-Johannesburg route due to the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa. The airline, which commenced its flight operations to Johannesburg late last year, said passengers affected by the suspension could reschedule or request for a refund. “Passengers whose flights are affected by this new development can… …

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Defaulting airlines’ passengers risk $3,500 fine, FG bans India, others’ flights

The Federal Government on Wednesday reviewed the quarantine protocols for travellers coming into the country. The protocol is expected to be effective from July 2. According to a statement by the Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, India, Turkey or South Africa within 14 days… …

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