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The Executive Secretary, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello, has called for sound, clearer and coherent adjudication of disputes in the maritime sector as key to attracting and sustaining investments to Nigeria.
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that in order to harness the opportunities derivable from the blue economy in Africa there is a need for a proper framework and structure which will enhance the coordination of the sector.
The Nigeria Shippers’ Council has said the federal government plans create vehicle transit parks across Nigeria to engender economic growth in the host states and regional integration between states arising from increased freight movements.
The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, said the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has initiated plans to create a national policy on Blue Economy.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has urged stakeholders to initiate ideas that will elevate operations in the maritime sector to international best practices.
The Federal Government through the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with its Turkish counterpart with a view to stemming the importation of arms, ammunition and other illicit cargoes.
The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has lashed out at shipping companies in Nigeria for their roles in the importation of illicit firearms into the country.
The planned Truck Transit Park initiative of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), would gulp over N4.8 billion, even as investors are jostling to secure a stake in the project.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has signed a Memorandum of Understating with the Nigerian Shippers Council to facilitate movement of goods across the country.
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council on Thursday handed over three renovated secondary schools to the Borno state government as part of its corporate social responsibilities.
The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for an interactive session with the Commission over the July 14 governorship election in the state.
The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved a memo presented by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the construction of a rail line from Ibadan, Oyo State, to Kaduna.
Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday condemned in strong terms the attack on Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, in Yobe State by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
Anti-graft detectives at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, are questioning Azubuike Ihejirika, a former Chief of Army Staff, over his alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal, sources at the commission have said.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as baseless allegations raised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday accusing the opposition party of engaging in “destructive propaganda”.
President Muhammadu Buhari and not former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida is the most eligible to join the ‘club of retirees’, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau, alive or dead.
Akwa United head coach Abdu Maikaba insists his side will overturn their first leg deficit against Banjul Hawks of Gambia when both teams clash in the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup tie in Bakau on Wednesday.
Youths from Kogi West senatorial district on Monday drummed their support for Toyin Akanle, former director of the State Security Service (SSS), to replace Senator Dino Melaye in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Friday, met with 13 governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Daura, his country home, Katsina State.