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Challenged by dwindling revenue and crippling debt amid the COVID-19 pestilence, the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF) on Tuesday began a training programme for treasury officers who will be deployed to strategic Federal Government Owned Enterprises (FGOEs) as Revenue Directors to help swell government’s purse.
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.
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.
Prof. Attahiru Jega, ex-chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) needs to show that there are no ”sacred cows” in the fight against corruption.
The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega, has advised African countries to restrategise their approaches in fighting corruption.
A representative of the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers’ Council, Mr. Nanle Nanbol, in his paper titled “Inland container deport and the hinterland connectivity: Shippers council experience, called for all hands to be on deck in the quest for a better connectivity in the transportation systems across board.
The House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, Director-General, Department of the State Security Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Ali Hameed (rtd).
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 Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said that the new task team to clear Apapa gridlock were making progress as measures were also being put in place to ensure sustainability in accordance with the recent President Muhammadu Buhari’s ultimatum.
The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government will ensure due process in the construction of the Ibadan Inland Dry Port.
Mr Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers’ Council (NSC), has said that the construction of $134million new Ibadan Inland Dry Port (IDP) would commence soon.
Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government is set to convert Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) to National Transport Commission (NTC).
President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate Edo Inland Container Dry Port (Edo-ICD) in December.
President Muhammadu Buhari will commission the Inland Dry Port in Kakuri, Kaduna, on January 4.
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.
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The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has urged youths in the state to embrace peace by availing themselves of opportunities for dialogue and avoid acts of hooliganism and vandalism following in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests.
The land and air components of Operation Thunder Strike have neutralised scores of armed bandits during a joint offensive operation on identified bandits’ camps in the Yadi and Kufai Shantu areas of Giwa Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
Spurs have scored 31 goals in their last nine games in all competitions with Harry Kane and Heung-min Son leading their attack. Mourinho’s La Liga-winning Real Madrid side scored 121 goals on their way to the title in 2011/12, accumulating 100 points and conceding 32 goals.
Manchester City chiefs are monitoring RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann as a potential successor to Pep Guardiola.
Nigeria’s 36 governors have denied hoarding the food items donated by the organised private sector to ease the economic hardship imposed on the poor by the COVID-19 lockdown.
Hoodlums, masquerading as EndSARS protesters, attacked the Kwara Command warehouse of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in Ilorin on Saturday with the intention to loot.
The European Union and the Swedish Embassy in Nigeria are among the latest international bodies to condemn the killings of unarmed protesters by the Nigerian soldiers.
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong on Monday appealed to the protesters of EndSARS in the state to vacate roads and streets and register their complaints to the just inaugurated Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the state government.
The mostly angry youth looted several new motorcycles at the Oluyole home of the lawmaker. Other materials carted away are freezers, grinding machines and other valuables.
Pep Guardiola hopes he can convince Eric Garcia to stay at Manchester City after handing the Spain international a start in Wednesday’s Champions League victory over Porto.