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UNITY TIMES announces Atiku Abubakar as 2017 Annual Lecture Series Keynote Speaker for October 31

ANIETIE UDOBIT, ABUJA   The Board and Management of Benthel Multimedia Ltd, publishers of UNITY TIMES, has announced the former Nigeria Vice president Alhaji Atiku as Keynote Speaker for 2017 UNITY TIMES Annual Lecture Series holding on Tuesday October 31. The announcement was made in a statement by the Company Chief Executive Officer,

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AN EFFICIENT TRANSPORT INDUSTRY WILL REDUCE UNEMPLOYMENT- ATACA Chairman

Oru Leonard,Abuja   The Chairman, Abuja Transport and Aviation Correspondents Association (ATACA), Mr. Chris Agabi has said that efficient transport industry will reduce unemployment in Nigeria. Agabi made this statement in a seminar organized by the association in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Transportation, on Wednesday on: “Forging a Resilient Transportation Industry

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Eid-El-Kabir: ‎FRSC Deploys 33, 000 Personnel, 859 Patrol Vehicles

By CHRIS EKEKE Ahead of the Eid-El-Kabir celebration on Friday, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi has approved the deployment of 33,000 personnel, both regular and special marshals, to address wrong road usage by motorists which results in high number of Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) during festivities and

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CABOTAGE IMPLEMENTATION: NIMASA Introduces New Compliance Strategy

By ORU LEONARD  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has introduced new NIMASA Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) towards the actualisation of a successful coastal and inland trade regime. This is in continuation of its quest to ensure full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003 for the benefits of Nigerians, Speaking with

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Keke Napep Operators Protest Multiple Taxation in Ebonyi

By SUNDAY AGBO, Abakliki   Hundreds of tricycle operators on Wednesday besieged the Ebonyi State Government House, Abakaliki to protest what they described as excessive taxation by the state government task force.   The protest, which halted both human and vehicular movement along the ever busy Ogoja road lasted for over 1 hour.   The  operators also protested against

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International maritime politics: Africa Wants Greater Representation on IMO Council

By ORU LEONARD … Seeks MoU on Capacity Building The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has called for increased representation of the continent on the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Council and its Secretariat. Dakuku who made the appeal when he led a delegation of some members of

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Port Efficiency: NIMASA DG Lists Game Changers to Make African Ports Competitive

By ORU LEONARD The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has listed what he termed game changers that will make Ports on the African continent to be globally competitive to include investment in world class infrastructure, strengthen Regulatory Frameworks:, Enhance Institutional Cooperation, implementation of one-stop

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