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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.

Argungu festival: Man with biggest catch gets N10 million, two cars, hajj seats

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.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs chief says non-compliance challenge to Nigeria’s trade

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.

EFCC needs to show there are no ‘untouchables’ in fight against corruption – Ex-INEC...

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.

Former INEC chief advises Africans to restrategise on corruption fight

The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega, has advised African countries to restrategise their approaches in fighting corruption.

Stakeholders canvass connectivity of transportation systems

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.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Reps summon NNPC, DSS, Customs, CBN chiefs over ports

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).

WACT commissions $10 million mega cranes at Onne port

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.

Work begins at Abia dry port site after 15 years

After 15 years, work has begun at the Isiala Ngwa Inland Container Depot (ICD), with Abia Government deploying excavators to clear port site.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected to visit Apapa today.

VP Osinbajo to visit Apapa today

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to visit Apapa today.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Apapa gridlock: We’re making progress — FRSC

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.

Minister Amaechi: Federal government will observe due process on Ibadan dry port construction

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government will ensure due process in the construction of the Ibadan Inland Dry Port.

Shippers Council: $134 million Ibadan Inland Dry Port project begins soon

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.

Federal government to covert shippers council to transport commission

Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government is set to convert Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) to National Transport Commission (NTC).
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President Buhari to inaugurate Edo inland port in December

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate Edo Inland Container Dry Port (Edo-ICD) in December.

President Buhari to commission Kaduna inland dry port

President Muhammadu Buhari will commission the Inland Dry Port in Kakuri, Kaduna, on January 4.

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.

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.

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.

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