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The Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) on Tuesday revealed collaboration with National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on how to reduce the cost of doing business through the introduction of insurance cover on Containers regime and risk management at the various Ports.
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), has donated protective gears for port users worth N5 million and an additional N5 million to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos and FCT respectively.
Mallam Abubakar Ya’u from Augie Local Government Area of Kebbi on Saturday got N10 million, two new cars and two Hajj seats for catching the biggest fish weighing 78 kilogramme at the 2020 Argungu fishing festival.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated that Nigerian ports system is challenging, identifying the absence of National Single Window platform, absence of scanning machines for Customs operations, poor logistics and road infrastructures as the bane of Nigerian Ports system.
Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is collaborating with agencies under the Ministry of Transportation to develop strategies to curb corruption in Nigeria and Africa.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said that the Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki would personally be in charge of all maritime agencies.
Following increased vessel traffic experienced at eastern ports due to the recent diversion of cargoes due to the Apapa gridlock in Lagos port, the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), has launched two new Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHCs) worth $10million (N3.6billion) for discharge of cargoes at the terminal.
The contributions of the former Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi to the nation’s economy were relived in Lagos at the weekend, by some political elites and stakeholders in the maritime/transportation industry.
Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday joined participants at a seafarers conference to call for more women participation in the maritime sector.
Members of the Kogi State House of Assembly on Thursday reelected Prince Matthew Kolawole as the new speaker of the 7th Assembly.
The Federal Government appears set to address the issues and proffer solutions to challenges identified to be causing low air freight activities at the Kano International Airport.
The Federal Government on Thursday said it was set to proffer solutions to the challenges identified to be causing low airfreight activities at the Kano international airport.
Mallam Nasiru Gawuna, Deputy Governor, Kano State, says the state has secured 95 million dollar loan from the Islamic Development Bank in Saudi Arabia to improve irrigation in the state.
The code also contains the Antitrust provision aimed at boosting local content and local industry due to laws prohibiting exclusive use of rights by broadcasters who, according to the minister, intend to create monopolies and hold the entire market to themselves.
Two secondary schools in Ondo State have been closed by the state government for violating COVID-19 protocols as schools resumed across the state.
The Akwa Ibom state government has announced the reopening of hotels and leisure centers even as the curfew hours have been reduced from 8 pm to 10 pm to 6 am daily.
Bristow Helicopters has announced the sack of about 100 pilots and engineers following the devastating effect of the coronavirus pandemic on its operations and finances. The announcement comes barely 24 hours after Air Peace announced the sack of about 70 pilots citing the pandemic’s effect on its finances.
Following the call by an elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakassi, for Igbo presidency in 2023, the former national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, has declared that Ndigbo would join Nnamdi Kanu, to seek Biafra secession from Nigeria if South-East does not produce the president of the country in 2023.
Youths, suspected to be Yahoo Boys, Monday, went on a rampage in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, protesting their alleged brutality and extortion by the police in the area.
The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mrs Janet Agbede, has ordered investigation into the activities of Insp. John Onunaku, a police officer recently harassed over alleged illegal arrest.
Maduka Okoye is elated to step out on the pitch for the first time in the colours of Dutch club Sparta Rotterdam.
A former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has dismissed the claim made by Niger Delta Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio, linking him to a road contract in the NDDC.
Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan had all made inquiries about Reguilon this summer, but multiple sources have told ESPN that Chelsea are now favourites to land him.