Category: Interview

How Nigeria fared at 2017 offshore technology conference

Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu [Photo credit: Pulse.ng] By  Bisi Daniels Closing his 14-page speech at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, United States of America, the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, said, “NNPC is here and we are open for business.” That tone typified…

10 years after MMA2 concession; controversy lingers

Advertisement The privately operated Murtala Mohammad Airport (MMA) Terminal Two is basking in the euphoria of clocking 10 years amidst unresolved issues relating to the concession. For operating successfully for 10 years, the MMA2, managed by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), incontrovertibly deserves a pat on the back. The MMA2 is the first Public Private…

Telecoms Operators Breaching National Security says George

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and aspiring national chairman of the party, Chief Olabode George has alerted the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) about alleged brazen breach of national security by many of the telecoms operators in the country, a development he said the commission might not be aware of. Speaking…

How Transport Ministry betrayed us over CRFFN Act amendment—Aniebonam

Dr Boniface Aniebonam is the founder of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), a leading freight forwarding group in Nigeria. He is a leading voice among freight forwarders in the country. Advertisement In this interview with journalists during the last edition of the Association of Maritime Journalists of Nigeria (AMJON’s) monthly news event…

How MTN sacked 63 employees, barred them from related employment for four years

MTN Nigeria office Advert The telecommunication giant, MTN Nigeria, sacked 63 of its employees in 2009 and barred them from securing a job in the sector for four years, court documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES have shown. Last year, the National Industrial Court in Lagos, in a 2013 suit filed by the dismissed employees, delivered…