Business Slider 

NIMASA DG: Maritime Tourism Can Grow Nigeria’s Economy

…….  Tasks Stakeholders on Opportunities ………Agency Wins Maritime Regulator of the Year Award Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for concerted effort by stakeholders towards the development of coastal and maritime tourism in Nigeria, saying when fully harnessed, the sector can contribute greatly to the economy. Dakuku said this while receiving an award at the Second Edition of the National Tourism and Transport Summit held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, with the theme, “Tourism and Transportation Inter-dependencies for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable…

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Shettima: ‘Why I Couldn’t Take Side In Ganduje, Sanusi’s Rift’

… Says while Ganduje adopted 200 Borno orphans, Emir Sanusi brought Dangote to Borno  Governor, Kashim Shettima on Friday in Kaduna clarified media reports attributed to him over the split of Kano Emirate. The Governor spoke in response to question by a journalist at the end of the northern Governors meeting. The journalist had asked if media reports were true, that he spoke in support of the creation of four additional Emirates in Kano State by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to downsize the influence of Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi. Shettima…

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UNN Confers Honorary Doctorate Degree On CBN Gov, Emefiele

The Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has been conferred with a Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). Emefiele was honoured on Friday in Nsukka at the Special Convocation of the institution, where 50 people were also conferred with doctoral degrees in different fields of studies. On the occasion, Emefiele gave a lecture entitled “From Recession to Growth: The Story of Nigeria’s Recovery from the 2016 Economic Recession.” He spoke on the actions the CBN took to address recession, which included a combination…

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EFCC Nabs Herbalist Posing As Baru, Adesina, To Dupe South Korean N30m

The Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has paraded a 31-year-old man in Ilorin, Kwara state, who claimed to be an Islamic scholar and herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka who duped a South Korean impersonating prominent public officials. Among those impersonated by Isiaka were the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) Dr Maikanti Baru and the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade, said the suspect with others who are still at large allegedly used the names of the…

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Foreign Slider 

Brexit Talks Collapse As May’s Premiership Crumbles

Britain’s tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May’s crumbling government. Nearly three years after the United Kingdom voted 52% to 48% in a referendum to leave the EU, it remains unclear how, when or even if it will leave the European club it joined in 1973. The current deadline to leave is Oct. 31. Brexit talks between May’s Conservative Party and Labour collapsed hours after May agreed on Thursday to…

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4 Killed In Dubai Plane Crash, Airport Closed

Three Britons and a South African have been killed after a small plane crashed near Dubai International Airport. The four-seat plane came down at about 19:30 local time, killing the pilot, co-pilot and two passengers. The flight was owned by United Kingdom-based Flight Calibration Services. It flies staff around the world to inspect and calibrate navigation aids, which include radars and landing systems for airports and airfields. Flights were delayed and diverted as the airport – one of the world’s busiest was closed for 45 minutes. The United States engineering…

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