Domestic production, local patronage as lessons from COVID-19 in Nigeria
While the pandemic continues to ravage the world, the organised private sector has identified major post-pandemic rescue plan for the manufacturing sector to include key incentives and support
Customs to berth new harmonised system for classification of goods globally by 2022
The World Customs Organisation (WCO), has disclosed that the “HS 2022,” which is the seventh edition of the Harmonised System (HS) nomenclature used for the uniform classification of goods traded internationally
Ogun traders protest against seizure, auction of goods by customs
Tomatoes and pepper sellers in Ogun State have kicked against the seizure of their alleged N4 million worth of goods by men of the Nigeria Customs Service.
Man nabbed for sending fake bank transfers to buy goods
A notorious fraudster, Luba Udoka Jonah, who specializes in defrauding people by sending them fake bank transactions, has been arrested by the Niger State police command. Jonah was arrested after trying to defraud a car dealer in Minna.
NSC moves to tackle under-declaration of imported goods
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) is planning to tackle the challenges of under-declaration of goods coming into the country through a security application called Cargo Tracking Note. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), NSC Executive Secretary, Mr. Hassan Bello, yesterday in Abuja said that the application had been included in the 2019 budget.…
FG to set up cashew processing plants in four states — Ogbeh
The Federal Government says it plans to set up cashew processing plants in four states of the country to add value to the produce and create employment, wealth in the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.…
Government intensifies calls for patronage of Made-in-Nigeria goods
Worried by the lack of competitiveness of local manufacturing companies as a result of low patronage among other challenges, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya A’isha Abubakar, has intensified calls for support of local industries as part of efforts to aid job creation and economic growth. Abubakar called on states and…
Africa’s art showcase to check imported luxury goods
IN order to checkmate the tendency of Nigerians, who crave after imported goods, including art works and interior designs, and entrench a culture of patronising indigenous products, Luxury Villas Group, a premium real estate service and brokerage company, is set to hold the biggest luxury event of the year. It aims to showcase distinctive arts,…