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FG to end double taxation on private jetties

Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo (middle), Minister of State for Transportation, Ademola Adewole Adegoroye (left), Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr. Magdalene Ajani (second left) and others after the meeting with the Technical Sub-Committee of the Presidential Standing Committee on Private Jetties, in Abuja…Tuesday By Anthony Nwachukwu To enhance […]

Health professionals blame worsening ill-health, brain-drain on unconducive practice environment

Seek grants, tax relief, preventive, cost-reflective care, others By Anthony Nwachukwu Practitioners under the Lagos State branch of the Association of Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP) have condemned the generally poor and discouraging environment of medical and healthcare practice in the country, including the state. The health professionals gave the […]

Disquiet in immigration as alleged manipulation delays CGI selection

Over six months since Idris Jere assumed duty as Ag. Comptroller-General of Immigrations (CGI) in September 2021 following the retirement of Muhammed Babandede, the delay in appointing a substantive head is raising discomfort and suspicion of process manipulation among the rank and file of the agency. According to insider-sources, 11 […]

BPP flays Amaechi over cargo tracking contract to medical company on direct procurement

Amaechi By Anthhony Nwachukwu In a process contrary to the Public Procurement Act 2007, the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has allegedly awarded a healthcare company, MedTech Scientific Limited, and a property developer, Rozi International Nigeria Limited, the contract for International Cargo Tracking Note (ICTN). Raising an alarm that the […]

Terminal operators condemn ‘mind-boggling’ damage at NPA, to replace lost items

Chairman of STOAN, Princess Vicky Haastrup (left), with the NPA Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman, during the terminal operators’ visit to the NPA headquarters in Lagos…Monday The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has described the extent of damage in hoodlums’ recent attack on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) […]