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In keeping with Article 4 of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) minimum standards for shipping agents all over the world, the Federal Government has now compelled all shipping agencies to open Disbursement Accounts (DAs) from where they will carry out operational costs for their multinational principals overseas.
Mr Hassan Bello, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has urged terminal operators to comply with the Presidential Directive on Ease of Doing Business to make Nigerian ports more attractive to shippers.
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has sought for continuous collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) for proper auditing of the council’s accounts.
Football enthusiasts in Abuja have called on the Super Eagles to win the Polish national team in an international friendly match scheduled for Poland on March 23.
Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, has been urged to emulate his Kaduna State counterpart, Nasir El-Rufa’i’s role in the completion and commissioning of Kaduna Dry Port by providing all the necessary assistance for the completion and takeoff of the Funtua Inland Dry Port in Katsina State.
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 Borno state Police Command has confirmed the twin suicide attacks by suspected female terrorists onboard a tricycle (Keke Napep) on Wednesday in an attempt to infiltrate defunct 333 Artillery Mammy Military Market in Maiduguri, the state capital.
The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, on Wednesday said the state police command discovered an ‘explosive device’ suspected to be a bomb at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Secretariat along Abakaliki Enugu Expressway.
The former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Kaduna State governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, on Wednesday stormed Jos to drum support of Plateau PDP Stakeholders towards his presidential ambition to take over power from the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly has backed Maurizio Sarri to succeed at Chelsea if he is appointed as the Premier League giants’ new manager.
A 45-year-old native doctor, Adelogba Ademuyiwa, was allegedly beaten to death by his In-law for having the effrontery to beat up his wife, Itunu, in Ifira Akoko area of Ondo state.
Television personality Oprah Winfrey has agreed to produce shows for Apple as the iPhone maker prepares to make a push into original content.
Switzerland battled back from a goal down to earn a point in a 1-1 draw with Brazil as the two teams opened Group E play at Rostov Arena on Sunday.
“It was an eyesore with miscreants and hoodlums freely smoking and selling Indian hemp, including prostitution by under aged boys and girls around the area,” the police image maker said.
Super Eagles duo Oghenekaro Etebo and Shehu Abdullah have expressed confidence ahead of Saturday’s Group D clash against Croatia at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
They suspects were apprehended in different locations in Kaduna metropolis as security agencies investigate last weekend’s outrage by hoodlums in parts in the town.