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Combat Terrorist Financing: CBN Urge Banks, Security Agents, Others

Combat Terrorist Financing: CBN Urge Banks, Security Agents, Others

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, called on banking institutions, security agencies and other relevant stakeholders in the financial system to redouble their efforts towards combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF). Emefiele stated ...

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TICT Extorts N8m Weekly Bribe From Shippers For Debit Notes

Aren't We Demarketing Nigeria’s Maritime Industry?

Fresh facts have emerged on how Tincan Island Container Terminal (TICT) Apapa extorts shippers at the invoicing office of the terminal through the corrupt practice of coercing shippers and their representatives to part with as much as N2,000 to obtain ...

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SON Sensitizes NAGAFF And ANLCA Members

SON Sensitizes NAGAFF And ANLCA Members

Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) has begun sensitizing members of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) and the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) to ensure the freight forwarders fully understand SON’s activities and comply with ...

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Oil Price Rises Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

Stakeholders Advocate Reforms in Nigeria’s Oil Sector

Crude oil prices rose on Tuesday as the dollar eased slightly, but with OPEC widely expected to stick to its output target this week, concern about oversupply remained in focus. The European Central Bank is set to announce its latest ...

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Nigeria To Assist South Sudan In Debt Management – Nwankwo

External debt servicing gulps $1.62bn in five years

Nigeria will assist South Sudan in managing its huge debt profile and develop its bonds market, Dr Abraham Nwankwo, Director-General, Debt Management Officer (DMO), has said. Nwankwo, speaking on Tuesday when he received a South Sudan delegation on a study tour, ...

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Firm To Build Refineries In Lagos, Ondo

Firms to build mini refineries in Nigeria

Ode-Aye Refinery Limited has concluded plan to establish Greenfield and modular refineries in the country in the next 18 months. The company’s Director, Prince Bayo Otulana, said in Uyo on Monday that the refineries would be located in Ondo and ...

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Okowa Charges Navy On Effective Maritime Security

Maritime Security: Managing the Nigerian Navy 

As Nigeria faces financial crisis as a result of dwindling revenue from oil resources, the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has challenged the Nigerian Navy to ensure effective maritime security. Speaking at the opening ceremony of a two-day retreat ...

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RMAFC Recovers N704bn From NNPC, FIRS, CBN, Others

RMAFC Recovers N704bn From NNPC, FIRS, CBN, Others

Periodic checks on revenue-generating organisations have led to the recovery of over N704.2bn into the Federation Account, the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission has disclosed. The Chairman, RMAFC, Mr. Elias Mbam, gave this information at a valedictory press briefing ...

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Lagos Produces 2,063MT Of Rice In Six Years

FG stops 571,000 tonnes of rice from entering Nigeria

The CADP project funded by World Bank is aimed at strengthening Nigeria’s agricultural production systems and facilitating access to the market for targeted value chains among small and medium-scale commercial farmers in Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, Enugu, and Cross River states. ...

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VP Osinbajo To Inaugurate MSMEs Summit

VP Osinbajo To Inaugurate MSMEs Summit

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will set the ball rolling at the second annual Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) summit and awards ceremony on Tuesday in Abuja. A statement by Alhaji Bature Masari, the Director-General, Small and Medium Scale ...

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British Govt. To Help Develop Niger Delta Region

minister of Niger Delta Affairs Pastor Usani Usani

The British Government, weekend expressed readiness to collaborate with the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s to urgently fast tract the development of the Niger Delta Region. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Paul Arkwright gave the assurance when he ...

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Bears: Nigeria Missing At IMO Elections

BEARS: Fearful Inspector

Nigeria was missing in action during last week’s election into the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council, yet she continues to pride herself as the hub of maritime in Africa.  Five African countries- Egypt, South Africa, Kenya and even Liberia were ...

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CIU- The Hub Of Corruption In Nigeria Customs

2017: Customs Generate N486Bn In First Half

The President of African Federation of Freight Forwarders, Mr. Lexzy Nwangwu has urged the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC) Col. Hammed Ali (Rtd) to pip into the activities of the Customs Intelligent Unit which he described as the fulcrum of ...

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Bulls: MMS Boss Gets Another Laurel

BULLS: Hadiza It!

Mr. Kingsley Anaroke, CEO, Editor-In-Chief/ Publisher of MMS Plus Weekly, recently fetched another award in recognition of his encouragement towards girl-child and professional women in Leadership in Nigeria from Reading Hamlets, a non-profit organization led by women dedicated to ending the ...

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Nigeria Requires $7.5bn For Transmission Upgrade

Nigeria requires $7.5bn for transmission upgrade

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) would require about $7.5 billion to improve on its ageing transmission infrastructure across the country. Managing Director, Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC), Mr. James Abiodun Olutu, stated this at the PwC Annual ...

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Customs Intercepts 576kg Of Narcotics Intercepted At Apapa Ports

Customs Intercepts 576kg Of Narcotics Intercepted At Apapa Ports

The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has impounded 576 kilograms of narcotics concealed with food items that were destined for South Africa, but intercepted at APM terminal Apapa. The Acting Zonal Coordinator in charge of Zone ...

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Transport Minister Orders Probe Of N13billion MAN Allocation

Transport Minister Orders Probe Of N13billion MAN Allocation

Amaechi to Rector: “I will remove you, I will sack you” Scandals, allegations trail Okpo 5 African Countries Make IMO Council The new Transport Minister, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has swung into action to effect changes in the transport sector, ...

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Marriage Is Not A Tuzzle Of Power

Marriage Is Not A Tuzzle Of Power

Marriage is a beautiful experience at the level of thought. The thought of a man and a woman in love sharing the rest of their lives together is indeed a pleasurable experience. Living together, talking together, laughing together, sharing together, ...

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Maritime Agenda for Transport and Finance Ministers

Maritime Agenda for Transport and Finance Ministers

Nigeria’s maritime industry has suffered poor policy implementation, inconsistent administrators, lack of skilled manpower, corruption, among other factors; these have resulted to failure in actualizing the enormous potentials available in our maritime sector. After the appointment of the long awaited ...

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Freight Forwarders Must Think Outside Containers!

Freight Forwarders Must Think Outside Containers!

Chief Lexzy Nwangwu is the president of African Federation of Freight Forwarders. In this interview he shares the vision of the association and tells us how freight forwarding could transform Nigeria’s economic fortunes. Excerpt… African Federation of Freight Forwarders what ...

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