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Nigerian economy to retain N20bn annually through local C-Checks on Boeing aircraft – Minister

By Adekunle Williams and Solomon Asowata Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, on Friday said the Nigerian economy would retain over N20 billion annually through local C-Checks on Boeing 737-300, B737-400 and B737-500 aircraft. Sirika said this in Lagos after a successfully conducted Boeing B737-500 C-Check in Nigeria, …

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Customs appoints 3 officers, redeploys 8 to reposition Service for greater efficiency

By Suzzy Tolofari The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), retired Col. Hameed Ali has approved the appointment of three officers in acting capacity, and redeployed eight to reposition the Service for greater efficiency in 2018. Ali announced this in a statement signed by the Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah …

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DPR forces filling stations to sell fuel at N145 in Gombe; State NARTO Chairman: There’s no fuel at the depot; our trucks are lying idle in Lagos

The Gombe State field office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has forcefully supervised the sale of fuel at N145 per litre in filling stations, sealing six others across the State for offences bordering on selling above the official pump price as well as hoarding of products. Controller of …

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HYPREP commences implementation of UNEP Report … Says it’s not for sharing of money

David Amusa, Port Harcourt The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), an agency charged with the implementation of the UNEP report on the clean-up of Ogoni and other Niger Delta areas has commenced the implementation of the report in Ogoni land. To this end, the agency has embarked on health outreach …

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Obi seeks Government support for Innoson, other indigenous manufacturers; Calls for intervention to resolve transaction crisis between company, GTB

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has appealed to all tiers of Government to make the Innoson brand the official vehicles for the public service, especially after the recent launch of the company’s luxury brands. “It has always been my unflinching stance that Government must strive at all …

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