African Transport Ministers to Attend International Railway Conference in Abuja On Tuesday

Ministers of Transport from African nations Nigeria inclusive alongside top railway firms are billed to attend an international railway conference between November 15th and 16th at the Abuja Convention and Trade Centre. The second railway conference to be hosted by the Nigerian Ministry of Transportation in partnership with the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and African […]

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PHOTO STORY: NACCIMA & ACCI Visits Autodex Nigeria Ltd

The factory is into fabrication and assembling of agricultural and automobile machineries such as; tractors, diesel hand steelers, grain driers, buses, tricycles, motorcycles, others. The Director of the factory, Mr Tony Efekandu who took the visiting team on a tour to different units of the factory (including grain drying, juice processing/packaging, rice mill, tomatoes processing […]

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Addressing Climate Emergency in Africa: Balancing Global and Domestic Resources

By Tshepidi Moremong Climate finance has mostly focused on mitigation measures – new investments that will keep the world below 1.5 degrees of warming. But as extreme weather events devastate countries and regions ever more frequently, there must be an equal focus on adaptation and resilience in dealing with the climate crisis that is unfolding […]

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Integrating Alternative Dispute Resolution (Adr) In The Management Of Tax Disputes In Nigeria: Challenges And Way Forward (Series Two)

By Edim Effiong Edim DISPUTE RESOLUTION CHANNELS The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Internal ADR Companies Income Tax Act (CITA)[1] empowers the taxpayer to explore an administrative option in resolving a potential conflict where he disputes an assessment raised on his taxes through an objection raised against such an assessment. Similarly, the Personal Income […]

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Côte d’Ivoire: African Development Bank Financed ‘4th Abidjan Bridge’ nears Completion

Work on the African Development Bank-financed ‘4th Abidjan bridge’ is 62% complete. This majestic structure, laid out on the right flank of the Attécoubé commune in central Abidjan, is gradually taking shape and its future users can now see it from a good distance. The “fourth bridge” of the Ivorian economic capital, currently under construction, […]

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Flooding :Ex-Militant Generals Pass Vote Of Confidence In Amnesty  Interim Administrator

BY AMOS OKIOMA, YENAGOA. Scores of ex-militant generals in the Niger Delta region have passed a vote of confidence in the Interim Administrator (IA) of the Presidential Amnesty Program, PAP, Major General B. T. Ndiomu (Retd) for his decision to provide palliatives for the victims of floods in the region. The decision of the new […]

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Integrating Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) In The Management Of Tax Disputes In Nigeria: Challenges And Way Forward (Series One) By Edim Effiong Edim

ABSTRACT Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has come to stay in the Nigerian polity and has now been widely accepted as a quicker and more effective route to the settlement of commercial disputes. ADR has rightly been described in various quarters, as a surrogate to litigation in the Nigerian Judicial System. This description is not strange […]

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Nigeria: African Rail Group Chides Labour for Opposing Unbundling of Rail Corporation

A regional railway advocacy group, the African Railway Roundtable has defended the need for the unbundling of Nigerian Railway Corporation, declaring that breaking the corporation into relevant sub-agencies is not the same as privatisation. In a statement by its Director, Olawale Rasheed, the group said the recent statement of the Nigerian Transportation Minister was largely […]

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Chad Killings: Human Rights Watch Demands Independent Investigation

Lewis Mudge, Central Africa director for Human Rights Watch, said an investigation is needed to know how the protestors were killed. “It’s clear that an impartial investigation is going to be needed to determine whether according to the prime minister, protestors did resort to violence”, said Mudge. “But more importantly, to determine whether the security […]

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