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Osinbajo, Governors Meet To Encourage Youths’ Involvement In Agriculture

Osinbajo, Governors Meet To Encourage Youths’ Involvement In Agriculture

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osibanjo on Tuesday has met with some state governors and government officials towards facilitating youth’s involvement in agriculture. Addressing journalists at the end of the closed door meeting, Jigawa State Governor, Abubakar Badaru, said the ...

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Adeosun emerges new chairman of ECOWAS Investment Bank

FG approves N2.7tn for pensioners, contractors, fuel marketers

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has emerged as the new Chairman of the Board of Governors of the ECOWAS Investment Bank. She was named as the new Chairman on Tuesday in Abuja at the 15th Annual General Meeting ...

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Nigeria Records Three Years Of Zero Airplane Crash

Nigeria Records Three Years Of Zero Airplane Crash

 …As US FAA conducts safety Audit The Nigerian Aviation Industry said it has recorded a three year period of zero accidents in airline operations, according to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). This is coming as officials from the United ...

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AMATO, Shippers’ Council To Set Uniform Freight Rates

AMATO, Shippers' Council To Set Uniform Freight Rates

 By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to enhance the ease of doing business at the nation’s ports, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is set to agree uniform freight rates for truck haulage across the country in collaboration with the ...

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Mass promotion, redeployment in aviation agencies

Mass promotion, redeployment in aviation agencies

The Federal Government on Monday approved a backlog of promotion in agencies under the aviation arm of the Federal Ministry of Transportation. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the move was part of efforts to reposition the ...

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NIMASA expresses concerns about carbon emissions from ships

NIMASA expresses concerns about carbon emissions from ships

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has raised concerns about carbon emissions from ships and other sources in the maritime sector and has convened a forum to tackle the issue. This is in line with the global initiative to ...

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Dangote to engage Nigerian vendors in building refinery

Dangote to engage Nigerian vendors in building refinery

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, on Monday, said the management of Dangote refinery had agreed to select competent Nigerian vendors that would participate in the construction of the plant from the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Joint Qualification ...

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Allocate 40% of budget to infrastructure, groups urge FG

Allocate 40% of budget to infrastructure, groups urge FG

The Federal Government has been urged to allocate 40 per cent of the 2018 budget to capital projects in order to boost development in critical sectors of the economy. The Centre for Social Justice and the United States Agency for ...

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W’Bank, others may not fund Nigeria’s coal-to-power projects – Report

W’Bank, others may not fund Nigeria’s coal-to-power projects – Report

The development of coal deposits for power generation will not qualify for funding from the World Bank and many multilateral financial institutions despite the abundance of the mineral resources in Nigeria. Analysts on Monday stated that the Federal Government had ...

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FG Orders Use Of Identity Card For Abuja-Kaduna Train Ticket

FG Orders Use Of Identity Card For Abuja-Kaduna Train Ticket

The Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has directed that every prospective train passenger must present identity cards before obtaining tickets at ticket sales points for the Abuja-Kaduna railway transport. According to him, each passenger on presentation of ID ...

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FAAN Rejects Minister’s Order On N4.2Bn Accident Prevention Funds

FAAN Rejects Minister’s Order On N4.2Bn Accident Prevention Funds

 *Allegedly sponsors aviation unions to resist compliance * “NRC MD can’t walk, not fit for work”- PRO  By Nkem Osuagwu & Oyeniyi  Iwakun Three months after the Federal Ministry of Transportation gave the directive for five percent Passenger Service Charge ...

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Developer to showcase Eko Atlantic City in UK

Developer to showcase Eko Atlantic City in UK

 South Energyx Nigeria Limited, developers of Eko Atlantic City and real estate investment firm, Fine and Country, as well as other stakeholders are partnering to woo investors to Nigeria’s real estate market. The Vice-Chairman of South Energyx Nigeria Limited, Mr. ...

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Raw materials’ imports gulp N19.5tn in seven years

Raw materials’ imports gulp N19.5tn in seven years

Although Nigeria and many of the African countries are admired for being commodity markets, a study of importation in the country shows that Nigeria has spent as much as N19.5tn on the importation of primary raw materials into the country ...

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FG, states, LGs share N2.8tn in six months

FG, states, LGs share N2.8tn in six months

The federal, state and local governments shared N2.788tn between January and June this year, representing a 38 per cent increase over the N2.019tn shared in the first half of 2016. According to the Quarterly Review of the Nigeria Extractive Industries ...

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Calabar traders shut down market over high levies

Calabar traders shut down market over high levies

Traders under the aegis of Henshaw Town Beach Market Traders’ Union on Saturday shut down the popular Marina Beach Market in Calabar, Cross River State over an alleged imposition of high levies by government agents. The aggrieved traders, protesting against ...

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Shippers Council Partners Customs on Dry Ports

Shippers Council Partners Customs on Dry Ports

In a bid to synergize with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council for smooth take-off of dry ports in Nigeria, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) paid a recent working visit to the Council. The Comptroller General,Col. Hammed Ali (Rtd.) was represented by the Apapa ...

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FRSC, Shippers’ Council Synergize On Road Haulage

FRSC, Shippers’ Council Synergize On Road Haulage

Pictorial effects of the courtesy visit of the management team of Nigerian Shippers’ Council to Federal Road Safety Corps head office in Abuja recently.

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Private Monopoly Is Killing Nigeria’s Economy- Prof. Oditah

By Kenneth Jukpor Professor Fidelis Oditah, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and legal counsel to Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), gives a heart-felt interview with MMS Plus on the maritime sector under President Buhari’s administration, highlighting the failures ...

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BULLS: Kpalakpalaprokototo

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

While the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) gatemen continue show ‘kpalakpalaprokototo’ to their visitors, the security operatives at the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) have introduced modern electronic state-of-the-art security screening exercise including biometrics such as; finger print and camera. You ...

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Exploring Measures To Solve Apapa Gridlock

Exploring Measures To Solve Apapa Gridlock

 By Kenneth Jukpor The efficiency of port operation is a major driver of trade and economic activities across countries. Unfortunately, over the years, users and operators at the Nigerian Ports have been facing lingering challenges and bottlenecks namely, infrastructure shortcomings, ...

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