NIMASA, MWUN Partner ITF-UK On Infrastructural Development

NIMASA, MWUN Partner ITF-UK On Infrastructural Development

The International Transport Workers’ Federation UK has approved a grant to Nigeria through the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) to build a Seafarers Recreation Centre in partnership with the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The Head ITF, Seafarers...
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ECOWAS Lifts Sanctions On Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso

ECOWAS Lifts Sanctions On Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Saturday in Abuja lifted sanctions it imposed on Niger over the unconstitutional takeover of government in that country on July 26, 2023. The July 2023 military putsch was the fifth successful one...
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FG, States, LGs Share N1.15trilion 

FG, States, LGs Share N1.15trilion 

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total sum of N1,149.816 trillion January 2024 Federation Account Revenue to the Federal, States and Local Governments. The revenue was shared at the February 2024 meeting of the Federation Account...
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Smuggling: FG Uncovers 32 Illegal Routes

Smuggling: FG Uncovers 32 Illegal Routes

The Federal Government has uncovered 32 routes through which food items are smuggled out of Nigeria. The Vice President, Kashim Shettima, made the revelation on Tuesday while presenting his address at a conference on Public Wealth Management held in Abuja....
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Customs To Distribute Seized Food Items 

Customs To Distribute Seized Food Items 

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is to distribute some seized food items nationwide as the biting food crisis continues in the country.  According to the National Public Relations, CSC Abdullahi Maiwada, the food items will be distributed after they...
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NARTO Suspends Strike

NARTO Suspends Strike

The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) has suspended its planned nationwide strike. National President of NARTO, Othman Yusuf, directed members to immediately resume petroleum loading activities after a meeting held in Abuja. The meeting was...
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FG, Cement Manufacturers Peg Price At N7,000-N8,000 Per Bag

FG, Cement Manufacturers Peg Price At N7,000-N8,000 Per Bag

The Federal Government and major cement manufacturers have pegged the price of 50kg bag of cement at between N7,000 and N8,000 depending on the location nationwide.Briefing Journalists on Monday in Abuja after a meeting with major cement manufacturers, Ministe...
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Tanker Drivers Begin Strike

Tanker Drivers Begin Strike

The Petroleum Tanker Drivers arm of the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) has directed all its members to withdraw their petroleum trucks from product-loading activities starting Monday, February 19, 2024. The development follows the associ...
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Scrap NSCDC, FRSC, Enang Tells Tinubu

Scrap NSCDC, FRSC, Enang Tells Tinubu

To successfully establish State Police, Senator in the 7th National Assembly, Senator Ita Enang, has advised President Bola Tinubu to abolish the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and incorporate the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) with the Nig...
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FG Harps On Renewable Energy Transport System  

FG Harps On Renewable Energy Transport System  

The Federal Ministry of Transportation has made significant technological advancements aimed at promoting environmentally and economically sustainable transportation solutions nationwide.  The Minister of Transportation, Saidu Alkali, made this declaratio...
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DMO Offers N2.5trillion FGN Bonds For Subscription

DMO Offers N2.5trillion FGN Bonds For Subscription

The Debt Management Office has offered two Federal Government of Nigeria bonds valued at N2.5 trillion for subscription at N1,000 per unit. The first offer is a seven-year bond valued at N1.25 trillion and expected to mature in February 2031....
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Nigerian Shipping And Port Economic Regulatory Agency Bill 2023 Passes Second Reading

Nigerian Shipping And Port Economic Regulatory Agency Bill 2023 Passes Second Reading

As part of the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, His Excellency Adegboyega Oyetola’s Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for the year 2024, as signed in the performance bond by agencies, the Bill which seeks to repeal the Nigerian Shippers’ Council...
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Senate Passes N5.079trn 2024 Customs Budget

Senate Passes N5.079trn 2024 Customs Budget

The Senate on Thursday, February 15, passed the sum of N5.079 trillion as the 2024 budget for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). The approval followed the adoption of recommendations of the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise, and Tariffs at plenary....
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Reps Probe N6.57trillion Allocation To States, LGAs In 2023

Reps Probe N6.57trillion Allocation To States, LGAs In 2023

The House of Representatives has urged its Committees on Special Duties, National Planning, and Economic Development to investigate the utilization of increased allocations disbursed to state governments by the Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC). This...
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