Successful MDA collaboration in return from Ukraine

By Chido Nwakanma– One thousand and seventy-six (1076) compatriots hitherto based in Ukraine returned to Nigeria on 4 and 5 March 2022 courtesy of a coordinated effort by Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs)of the Federal Government. Max Air and Air Peace were the carriers. Nigeria airlifted them from Romania, Poland, and Hungary, where they ran to on the outbreak of war in Ukraine. Abuja registered their relief.

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World Cancer Day 2022: Towards equitable cancer care

By Dr Abia Nzelu– On February 4 every year, the global cancer community commemorates World Cancer Day (WCD) to inspire greater awareness of cancer and action to better prevent, detect and treat the disease. WCD 2022 marks the first year of a new three-year campaign centred on the issue of equity with the campaign theme ‘Close the care gap’. This year’s campaign raises awareness about the lack of equity in cancer care.

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Oil is owned by Niger Delta, not Nigeria

By Michael Owhoko, Ph.D– For the record and for posterity, it is imperative to state that oil found in the Niger Delta region belongs to the people of the area.  It is not owned by Nigeria.  God provided every habitat with natural resources, including agricultural crops for subsistence.  Oil, among others, is one of the natural deposits God provided for Niger Delta people for existence. 

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Chevron Nigeria: A model for other multinationals

By Eniola Otun Ade-Bisiriyu– Since I departed Nigeria over 17 years ago for further studies and subsequently settled in the United States of America, one irony that has never ceased to amaze me is the failure of the government in Nigeria to match its public statements with action, especially in local content promotion, patronage and development.

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Customs: A perspective on import valuation – Timi Bomodi

International trade is often conducted under globally accepted processes and procedures. These processes are hinged on protocols adopted via conventions and treaties. The World Customs Organisation, being the international body for the regulation of local Customs authorities worldwide, has come up with guidelines for the application of rules adopted by its members and other international organisations.

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