‘Fleet mgt firms rake in N1.7bn yearly’

The management of Rosabon Financial Services has said that fleet management and other corporate lease solutions made on average return of about N1.7 billion annually from companies in the country. Head, Communication, Kehinde Ruth Onasoga, in a statement, said: “Recent statistics have shown that companies in Nigeria, on the average, spend at least N1.7 billion annually on fleet management and other corporate lease solutions just to be able to address their logistical challenges. “Even at that, combining daily business activities with fleet management operations is becoming an increasingly difficult task…

Read More

Bundesliga: Reus nets as Dortmund bounce back

    Borussia Dortmund players paid tribute to injured defender Marc Bartra as they beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 on Saturday in their first Bundesliga match since the bomb attack on their team bus. Germany winger Marco Reus scored on his return after six weeks out on an emotional afternoon for the club. Sokratis Papastathopoulos and leading scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were also on target in a home victory which let Thomas Tuchel’s side to all but wrap up a top-four finish and boost morale at the end of a traumatic week.…

Read More

Kidnapping: No going back on execution of culprits – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday insisted that the state government would enforce the state anti-kidnapping law to the letter, saying kidnappers will die if they kill anyone during the course of such criminal acts. Speaking at a sensitisation awareness programme on the law prohibiting kidnapping in the state, Ambode, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Civic Engagement, Kehinde Joseph, said state would not condone the act of forcefully holding innocent people with the intention of extorting them and their relations. The governor, who expressed worry that several lives…

Read More

EPL: Zlatan saves United, Foxes surge on

Zlatan Ibrahimovic marked his return from suspension with a 94th-minute penalty to earn Manchester United a 1-1 draw against Everton at Old Trafford on Tuesday. A deliberate handball by Ashley Williams, who was sent off, allowed Ibrahimovic to cancel out Phil Jagielka’s opener and extend United’s unbeaten run in the Premier League to 20 matches. But it remained an unwelcome result for Jose Mourinho’s side, who have now drawn nine games at home this season and trail fourth-place Manchester City by four points. “The performance from a football point of…

Read More

EPL: Late Ibra strike saves United, Foxes continue winning

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored an injury-time penalty but Manchester United drew at home again in the Premier League against Everton. The 94th-minute spot-kick was awarded after Luke Shaw’s goal-bound shot was handled on the line by visiting defender Ashley Williams, who was given a red card. But the point meant United have now drawn nine games at home in the league and 12 overall, while opponents Everton’s missed the chance to leapfrog them in the table. Everton’s opener came through Phil Jagielka’s clever, flicked finish from close range when he had…

Read More

Nigeria saves N320bn yearly from shipping surcharge –Report

Port concession has saved importers and exporters $800 million (N320 billion) paid annually to shipping companies as congestion surcharge in Nigeria, New Telegraph has learnt. The amount was paid every year to shipping companies before the ports were concessioned to 25 terminal operators at the seaports in 2006. A study by an accounting firm, Akintola Williams Deloitte, revealed this in its industry report titled: “Public Private Partnership (PPP) as an anchor for diversifying the Nigeria economy: Lagos Container Terminals Concession as a Case Study. The firm blamed high cost of…

Read More