Customs Command seeks stakeholders’ cooperation on NICIS 11 for enhanced trade

CAC MMA Command, Jayne Shoboiki,

The Nigeria Customs Service, Murtala Mohammed Airport (MMA) Command has urged Stakeholders to embrace the new Customs clearing process; Nigerian Integrated Customs Information System 11 (NICIS 11) that was launched in the Command by the Technical Team Unit Abuja on the 28th of May 2018.

34 Nigerians deported from the US over immigration, other offences



A total of 34 Nigerians have been deported from the United States over alleged immigration, and related offences.

Buhari unhappy about National Assembly alteration of 2018 budget


President Muhammadu Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed displeasure over the lawmakers' alteration of the 2018 spending plan he sent to them for approval.
He said he may remedy the situation through a supplementary and/or amendment budget.

NPA Photo News

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (Middle) the General Manager, China Development Bank, Zhang Yifan (right), Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Lekki Deep Sea Port, Nann Nahata (left) during a courtesy visit to the Managing Director at the Authority’s Corporate Headquarters, Marina, Lagos

Nigeria tightens security at Border Posts, Airports over ISIS threat




The threat by the Islamic State (ISIS) to attack Nigeria has forced the federal government to tighten security at the nation’s border ports and airports throughout the country.

Western corridor rail line to complete in 36 months, says Amaechi


 
Hon. Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi
Nigeria’s rail line, which will cover the Western corridor and traverse nine States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja spanning a total of 1,402 km will be completed in 36 months as soon as the loan agreement is reached between Nigeria and china.

Grounded Tanker splits in two off Taiwan

One of two tankers that ran aground off Kaohsiung, Taiwan last week, split in two in    the morning hours of June 18.

Communiqué of Maritime Stakeholders on “The Gains And Challenges of The Ease Of Doing Business In Nigeria Maritime Sector” event

.L-R Director General , Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Mr. Muda Yusuf ,DCP Mr Adeyemi Gbola, and Miss Adaora  Nwonu From Nigerian Shippers Council  , during the 2nd Annual Lecture  and awards theme ‘the Gains and Challenges of the Presidential order on ease of doing business in the Nigerian Maritime Sector one year after’ in Lagos 


Introduction
The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday May 18, 2017 signed an executive order on transparency and improving the business environment in Nigeria. The executive order (EO1) contained far-reaching measures with direct benefits for Nigerian businesses as a proof of the Federal Government’s commitment and determination to ease the business environment. 

8 Crew evacuated from sinking Turkish Freighter off Croatia


Eight crew members of Turkish cargo ship Haksa have been evacuated after the freighter started sinking while underway in the Adriatic Sea, around 16 nautical miles off Croatia’s Jabuka Island, the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Croatia said on Sunday.

Folorunso Alakija’s Foundation celebrates 10 years of providing succour for widows and orphans


Mrs Folorunso Alakija, Founder RoSF

The Rose of Sharon Foundation, which first opened its doors to widows and orphanages exactly a decade ago on the 23rd of May, 2008 is celebrating its 10th anniversary.