SA drone operator issues warning as it flies across Africa

20 /October 2016

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SA drone operator issues warning as it flies across Africa
A Cape Town company, UAV Industries, has announced that it is the first drone operator in Africa to be licensed to train pilots and operate drones, receiving their Remote Operating Certificate from the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). According to a leading online platform on military reports, Defence Web, globally the drone business is […] The post SA drone operator issues warning as it flies across Africa appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
Consortium to build refinery in Ogun

20 /October 2016

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Consortium to build refinery in Ogun
A Nigerian oil firm, Petrolex Group, on Thursday said it had entered into a consortium with Wema Bank and the government of Ogun to build the second largest refinery in Odogbolu area of the state. The Chairman of the group, Mr. Segun Adebutu, in a statement by the oil firm on Thursday said that other […] The post Consortium to build refinery in Ogun appeared first on Punch... Learn more
No plan to reduce flight operations in Nigeria – Lufthansa Airline

20 /October 2016

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No plan to reduce flight operations in Nigeria – Lufthansa Airline
An international carrier, Lufthansa Airline, on Thursday said it had no plan to reduce its flight operations in Nigeria. The airline’s Media Consultant, Mr. Hakeem Jimoh, made the disclosure to aviation correspondents in Lagos. Two foreign airlines, Emirates and Kenya, recently announced suspension of their flights to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. While […] The post No plan to reduce flight operations in Nigeria – Lufthansa Airline appeared first on Punch... Learn more
Dangote seeks tax reliefs for small businesses

20 /October 2016

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Dangote seeks tax reliefs for small businesses
The Chairman, Dangote Groups, Mr. Aliko Dangote, on Thursday urged government at all levels to reduce the multiple taxes placed on small and medium businesses. Dangote said in a statement in Lagos that the small and medium enterprises would perform better if given tax holidays or seasonal exceptions. He said, “With the way the economy […] The post Dangote seeks tax reliefs for small businesses appeared first on Punch... Learn more
Insert tracking device on naira notes, Don tells CBN

20 /October 2016

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Insert tracking device on naira notes, Don tells CBN
A university don has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria to insert security chips on the nation’s currency notes for easy tracking of every naira in circulation. Prof. Sunday Adewumi made the call on Thursday in a maiden Professorial Inaugural Lecture of the Federal University of Lokoja, tagged: “Algorithms Makes Sense out of Nonsense’’. […] The post Insert tracking device on naira notes, Don tells CBN appeared first on Punch... Learn more
Kaduna to spend N3.12bn on power in 2017

20 /October 2016

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Kaduna to spend N3.12bn on power in 2017
The Kaduna State Government has earmarked N3.12bn for various electricity projects in the state in 2017. The projects would be coordinated by the State Power Supply Company. The amount, contained in the 2017 Budget document for the state, indicated that the administration would inject N1.2 billion to complete the Kudendan Power Project. The gas plant […] The post Kaduna to spend N3.12bn on power in 2017 appeared first on Punch... Learn more
Recession: CBN, Heritage Bank disburse N930m to 310 entrepreneurs

20 /October 2016

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Recession: CBN, Heritage Bank disburse N930m to 310 entrepreneurs
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in conjunction with Heritage Bank Plc, yesterday, commenced the process for the disbursement of N930 million to 310 young entrepreneurs under the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Programme, YEDP, so as to help address the rising unemployment situation in the country, empower the youths and reactivate the... Learn more

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