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Federal government compels shippers to open disbursement accounts with foreign principals

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.

NSC boss tasks shipping lines on govt directives on trade

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.

Shippers council seeks ICAN’s support in auditing of accounts

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 stakeholders call on Super Eagles to win Poland friendly

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.

Governor Masari urged to facilitate Funtua dry port’s completion

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.

Shippers Council call for clearer judgements in maritime cases

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.

NIMASA chief Dakuku Peterside gives recipe for blue economy

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.

Federal govt plans N32 billion vehicle transit parks across Nigeria – NSC

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.

Minister Rotimi Amaechi spearheads national policy on blue economy – Dakuku Peterside

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.

Minister Rotimi Amaechi tasks stakeholders on improving Nigerian maritime industry

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.

Federal govt, Turkey sign MoU on illicit imports

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.

How shipping companies import illicit firearms into Nigeria – Hameed Ali

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.

Federal govt’s truck transit park to gulp N4.8 billion

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.

FRSC, NSC sign MoU to facilitate free movement of goods

The Federal Road Safety Corps has signed a Memorandum of Understating with the Nigerian Shippers Council to facilitate movement of goods across the country.

Shippers’ Council renovates Borno schools destroyed by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council on Thursday handed over three renovated secondary schools to the Borno state government as part of its corporate social responsibilities.

I resigned as Kogi Speaker to save my life – Imam

Former Kogi State House of Assembly Speaker, Umar Imam Ahmed, has admitted he resigned from the position to avert plunging the state into another round of crisis and save his life, which has been under death threats.

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