Customs generates N20.1b at MMIA

Customs generates N20.1b at MMIA

BETWEEN January and July, the  Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport  (MMAI) Command generated N20.111 billion revenue. Also within the period, the command the Lagos airport command of NCS  said it collected over N5.209 billion in...
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Dangote cement targets 100 tonnes by 2020

Dangote cement targets 100 tonnes by 2020

THE President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has  announced plans to increase his cement plants’ capacity to 100 million tonnes by 2020. Dangote explained that  Africa needs to deliberately improve its per capita consumption of cement in order to aid...
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FG puts food imports under scrutiny

FG puts food imports under scrutiny

IMPORT policy of staple food such as rice, wheat and fish is to be reviewed by the Federal Government as part of measure to ensure self-sufficiency in food production. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr....
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‘$18.5 b Centenary City Project to create 250,000 jobs’

‘$18.5 b Centenary City Project to create 250,000 jobs’

CITING skill acquisition, job creation and economic development, President Muhammadu Buhari has backed the $18.5 billion Centenary City Project. Recently, Buhari summoned the Governing Board of the Project, chaired by the former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami...
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Police appoints first female spokesperson

Police appoints first female spokesperson

NIGERIA POLICE GETS FIRST FEMALE FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER *As IGP Appoints New Principal Staff Officer In his determination to advance change over stasis, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc, NPM has appointed Acting ACP Olabisi...
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NIMASA UNVEILS NEW SEAFARER’S MEDICAL CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTS

NIMASA UNVEILS NEW SEAFARER’S MEDICAL CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTS

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has introduced new Seafarer’s Medical Certification Documents in compliance with extant requirements of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 and Standards of Training, Certification and Wat...
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Buhari appoints SSG, Customs boss, others

Buhari appoints SSG, Customs boss, others

President  Muhammadu Buhari has approved the following appointments: Engr. Babachir David Lawal     –        Secretary to the Government  of the Federation Alhaji Abba Kyari     –        Chief of Staff to the President Col. Ha...
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NNPC cancels  crude oil delivery contract  to refineries

NNPC cancels crude oil delivery contract to refineries

AS part of measure to boost operational efficiency, the  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has cancelled contracts for supply of  crude oil to refineries. In a statement issued by General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ohi Alegbe, NNPC ...
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FIRS pledges to boosts tax revenue

FIRS pledges to boosts tax revenue

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has pledged to raise the nation’s tax revenue. Speaking in Abuja on assumption of office, the Acting Chairman, Mr  Babatunde Fowler said the agency would work with all relevant stakeholders. A statement issued by...
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Dangote Cement, FBN Holdings, others join NSE premium index board

Dangote Cement, FBN Holdings, others join NSE premium index board

Foremost listed firms, Dangote cement Plc, FBN Holdings Plc and Zenith International Bank Plc  have  joined new Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Premium Board and the associated Premium Board Index. The firms were cleared based on  market capitalisation of N2....
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Customs redeploys Comptrollers

Customs redeploys Comptrollers

PRESS STATEMENT As part of the new resolve to tighten border security and pursue vigorously the achievement of 2015 revenue target, the Acting Comptroller-General of Customs, Dr. John Atte MFR has approved the redeployment of 5 Customs Comptrollers. The affect...
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