Wednesday, 20th October 2021
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Shippers’ Council

11 Sep
The Federal Government says Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) mandate, is not to generate revenue.
23 Apr
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) are to implement joint measures to curb delay and corrupt practices at the ports. The Director General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this in a statement by Mr Philip Kyanet, Head Corporate Communications, NIMASA, on Thursday in Lagos. He said…
27 Oct 2020
Following clearing agents outcry against the imposition of demurrage on cargoes that were trapped at the ports during the EndSARS protests, the Shippers Council (NSC), has called on shipping companies to ease the hardship on importers. The Head, Public Relations, NSC, Rakiya Zubairu, in a statement, said: “Nigerian Shippers Council is working with shipping companies…
22 Aug 2020
With the problem of ports congestion in Nigeria becoming almost intractable, stakeholders in the sector are pushing for automation of all port services as the way out.
3 Apr 2020
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) and Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) yesterday assured that some banks have resume operations in Apapa area of Lagos
21 Feb 2020
To boost Federal Government’s revenue drive, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), have partnered to ensure shippers complied with procedures at the seaports
25 Oct 2018
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and the Nigeria Shippers Council are partnering to establish a dry port and truck transit terminal valued at over $150 million.
27 Jun 2018
The Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) has recovered about N80 million from the excessive charges imposed on importers by shipping companies between January and June this year...
16 May 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), plans to collaborate with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), to compel all shipping agencies to open Disbursement Accounts (DAs) from where they will carry out operational costs for their multinational principals overseas. The apex bank and the ports regulator said this was in line with Article 4 of the…


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Nigerian singer-songwriter and producer, Okwudili Okoli, professionally known as 6UFF, has said songwriters, and producers deserve more credit than they receive. The Anambra-born producer stated this while addressing some major challenges confronting the Nigerian music industry. According to him, a song will be a fruitless effort without the contributions of producers, songwriters, and engineers. "A…
24 mins ago
Recent findings by McKinsey shows that many organizations are experiencing one or more failure modes as part of their cloud journey. The reason for these failures were attributed to lack of flexibility and cost optimisation benefits despite migrating to public cloud platforms, and chaotic on-premise cloud environments leading to security risks. As organizations continue to…
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Financial commitment aims to secure dedicated, low-cost supply of molnupiravir, if the drug is authorized by regulators; builds on long-term efforts to increase access to tests, treatments, vaccines SEATTLE, October 20, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced today a commitment of up to $120 million to accelerate access to the investigational…
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LUANDA, Angola, 20 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) has seen a considerable increase in traffic as major telco players look for direct access to markets in the US and South America.When the 6 156 km intercontinental subsea cable came on stream in September 2018, latency between Africa and the Americas was almost…
36 mins ago
French far-right presidential hopeful Eric Zemmour pointed a sniper's rifle at journalists at an arms fair on Wednesday, a stunt that reinforced his anti-media populist credentials but that drew condemnation from opponents. Zemmour, who has emerged as a front-runner for presidential elections next year, turned the weapon on reporters at the Milipol arms fair in…