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  • Practicing fees threatens port operations

    The controversy surrounding the issue of practicing fees, which caused bad blood between freight forwarding associations and the regulatory council over the years, has refused to go away. The recent announcement by Council for the Regulation of Freight...

    • Posted September 21, 2013
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  • Zamfara to invest N1.5bn in Jaiz Bank – Governor Yari

    The Zamfara government will invest N1.5 billion in Jaiz Bank to ensure its sustainable operation in the state and encourage interest-free banking, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari, has said. The governor made the disclosure on Thursday in Gusau while...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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  • Onitsha, Lokoja, Baro River ports to be concessioned next year – Minister

    THE Minister of Transport, Idris Umar, has said that the Onitsha, Oguta, Baro and Lokoja River Ports would be concessioned by 2014. Mr. Umar stated this in an interview with the Europe correspondent of the News Agency...

    • Posted August 23, 2013
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  • FEC approves N420 billion for phase 4 of Onne Port

    The Federal Executive Council,FEC, on Wednesday approved $2.9 billion, about N420 billion, for the construction of Phase 4 of the Onne Oil and Gas Port in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Following a memo presented by the Minister...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Nigeria seeks Japan’s support on power supply, transportation

    The Federal Government has sought Japan’s assistance to develop infrastructure in the country. Specifically, the government wants Japan’s support in the areas of power supply, transportation, health, agriculture as well as Information and Communication Technology. Vice-President Namadi...

    • Posted June 3, 2013
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