Friday, 22nd September 2023

Hassan Bello

22 Apr 2020
Import and export of goods in the country will soon suffer a major setback if the Federal Government does not urgently address the issue of scarcity of foreign exchange that has confronted importers in recent times.
22 Apr 2020
Port operations are not perfect at this critical period, as inefficient service delivery by terminal operators and shipping companies have been identified as bane for smooth operations. Besides, skeletal operations by banks is also posing a challenge to shippers and clearing agents in a bid to take delivery of cargoes.
14 Jan 2020
Amidst claims that Nigeria operates the costliest ports in the West African sub-region, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), said it is negotiating with shipping lines to cut down cost of freight forwarding by as much as 30 per cent.
8 Jan 2020
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has directed the Terminal operators to stop imposing charges on containers landed at the ports during yuletide.
6 Dec 2019
Nigeria shippers Council (NSC), has hinged the loss of up to 50 per cent manufacturers produce to high cost of haulage, poor infrastructure and connectivity of the Nigerian transport system.
23 Oct 2019
Expectations are high that the Jos and Funtua dry ports estimated at about N16.7 billion will soon be ready for inauguration and contribute significantly to the economy of Northern states.
5 Oct 2019
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC)recently achieved the feat of getting shipping companies in Nigeria to sign a landmark agreement to reduce charges by 35 per cent.
24 Sep 2019
The Yobe State Government is partnering the Federal Government’s Youth Employment and Social Operation (YESO) recovery scheme for the vulnerable and unemployed youths, targeting 2,000 youths...
14 Sep 2019
After many years of a barrage of surcharges by foreign ship owners hiding under a number of excuses, shippers in the West and Central Africa are now crying out loud over the excesses of the ship owners. They had endured the rip-off for years just to remain in business
13 Sep 2019
The Vice-Chairman of SIFAX Group, Dr Taiwo Afolabi, on Friday, said that piracy attacks on ships at various terminals had led to the introduction of war risk surcharges on consignments heading to Nigeria by many shipping lines.
7 Sep 2019
Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), in collaboration with its African counterpart, has initiated steps to address exorbitant charges imposed on shippers by foreign ship-owners and their agents.
28 Aug 2019
There are indications that the projected increase in bunker fuel oil may cause significant increase in freight charges, and Nigeria, among other countries, may lose about $240 billion to the varying cost.


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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on India Friday to cooperate with Canada and ensure "accountability" over the killing of a Sikh separatist, after Ottawa accused New Delhi of involvement.
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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, on Friday, assured the people of Kogi State, and Nigerians in general, that the governorship election billed for November 11, 2023, would be the most peaceful ever held in the state.
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Barcelona coach Xavi has extended his contract with the Spanish champions by one season until June 2025 with the option of an additional year, the club confirmed on Friday.
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In his recent visit to Nigeria, the United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, Wally Adeyemo, engaged in a dynamic roundtable discussion with key stakeholders from the VGG ecosystem.
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, have released their second digital art drop as part of their partnership with Oracle Red Bull Racing. The limited-edition collection of 200 NFTs were sold via Dutch auction on Sept. 20, and sold out within one hour…