Friday, 2nd June 2023

Hassan Bello

30 Jan
Managing Director of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Hassan Bello; Director of Reserve Management, the Central Bank of Nigeria, Nnadi Chima; Executive Director (Finance), Neimeth Pharmaceuticals Plc, Temitayo Nelson...
14 Dec
Inefficiency, primitive cargo clearance procedures, lack of transparency, manual ports operations, high cost of doing business and delays in cargo dwell time are challenges still hindering the country from reaping the benefits of the 2006 port concession reforms. These were submissions of stakeholders at the Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria (MARAN) 34th Anniversary and Awards…
21 Jan 2022
The President of the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Greg Ogbeifun, has revealed that unfavourable trade policies and obsolete tax laws were the major setbacks to the Federal Government's bid to establish a national shipping carrier in partnership with foreign private investors.
7 Dec 2021
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasarawa, Kogi, parts of Edo, Niger and Kaduna states have been thrown into darkness the following industrial action embarked upon by electricity workers.
14 Jul 2021
The immediate past Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello has called the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria...
19 Jun 2021
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello, has said that the Council has taken time to ensure that its integrity remains untainted...
12 May 2021
Facts have emerged that the Jos Dry Port will be revitalised and energised, with the hope of completion by the first quarter of 2022.
5 May 2021
To curtail the import of COVID-19 to Nigeria through the seaports, the Federal Government has begun plans to give special attention to vessels from India, Brazil and South Africa.
21 Apr 2021
For about three years now, Nigerian importers have been paying an arbitrary fee of N16 billion yearly as container deposit fees to foreign shipping companies.
9 Apr 2021
A group of licensed customs agents under the aegis of Advocacy for Maritime Development Association (AMDA) has lamented that importers and clearing agents lose about N500 million daily to the suspension of stripping activities....
4 Feb 2021
Major stakeholders in Nigerian ports have renewed synergy to entrench transparency and boost operational efficiency. The stakeholders, who gathered at the sensitization meeting for government agencies and stakeholders..
16 Dec 2020
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that effective implementation of innovative ideas in the ports would rapidly change the narrative, perception, and the ranking of Nigeria in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) of Transparency International.


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Following the recent increase in the price of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS), known as petrol, as a result of the removal of subsidy, Lagos State government on Friday advised residents of the State against panic buying and hoarding of fuel. In a statement, the Lagos State Government also urged residents to stop patronising black marketers,…
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President Bola Tinubu on Friday held a meeting with the Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, immediate past governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike and a former Delta state governor, James Ibori. The trio of Makinde, Wike and Ibori reportedly walked in to the venue of the meeting with Tinubu at around 4:25pm. Our correspondent gathered…
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Sets aside Commission's invitation to past, serving Zamfara officials A Federal High Court, sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State has declared that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not have the powers to invite (by letters, telephone calls or any other means of communication) serving and past officials of the Zamfara State Government for the…
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Maison Martell and Davido are toasting their long-standing friendship with the release of an Exclusive Blend, a prestigious, bespoke cognac created for Davido by Martell Cellar Master Christophe Valtaud, to celebrate the continuation of their partnership.
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Tein Jack-Rich, the frontline presidential aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated Sen. George Akume and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, over their appointments as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Chief of Staff (COS) to the President respectively. Akume and Gbajabiamila's appointments were announced on Friday by President…