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Bello gives hope of early disbursement of CVFF, says committee is working on it

hassan bello, NSC

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello has once again disclosed that his agency is working with other strategic federal agencies to develop a framework for the emergence of the national carrier. Speaking recently during the inauguration of new executives of Shipowners’ Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Bello named Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian ...

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FG slashes import, export documents at ports to boost ease of doing business, but…

economy issues

The stagnation of business activities at the ports which has reached crescendo may soon begin to rise if recent directives by the Secretary of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), Dr. Jumoke Oduwole, are implemented. However, investigations by Business Hilights show that the key challenge to ease of doing business at the ports is not process of paying receipted ...

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MAN, Shippers’ Council plan roadmap for ease of doing business, flexible ports regulation

hassan bello, NSC

More federal agencies and private sector operators have realized the imports of synergy and effective partnership to drive ease of doing business and seamless service delivery. In the maritime sector, new partnership is in the air following the recent working visit to the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) by the Director General of Manufacturers’ Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr. Segun Ajayi-Kadir, ...

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Excitement at Shippers’ Council as House passes National Transport Commission bill

NSC

The recent passage of the National Transport Commission bill which will repeal and replace Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) Act by the House of Representatives has started to elicit reactions from stakeholders and top officials of the Council in Apapa, Lagos. In a brief telephone interview with Mr. Nweke, head of the Media in the federal agency, he said “Yes we ...

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One year after FG signaled plans to refloat national fleet, stakeholders begin to lose hope

NSC

Expectations of leading stakeholders in the flotation of a national shipping line to be driven by private sector investors seem to have started varnishing as the Ministry of Transportation has suddenly began to maintain sealed lips on the scheme since this year. Business Hilights recalls that among the first set of promises given to stakeholders by Mr. Rotimi Amaechi on ...

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Shippers’ Council lists merits of Abia dry port to S/East businesses, industries

Eastgate dry port deal

The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Barr Hassan Bello has said that the concept of dry port being driven by the agency will among other things help bring shipping to the door step of every Nigerian. Explaining more on the advantages of the newly sealed deal on the development of dry port at Ntigha, Isialangwa North Local Government ...

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Maritime agencies going digital to grow ease of doing business at ports—Shippers’ Council

hassan bello, NSC

The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Barrister Hassan Bello has disclosed that all agencies under the maritime division of the Ministry of Transportation are at various stages of completing the digitization of their systems. This according to him is to drive seamless access to services and deepening of ease of doing business. In an ...

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Disquiet as Shippers’ Council realizes N5bn from targeted N14bn in 9 months

NSC

The recent apparent presentation of its scorecard in the last nine months by the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has begun to elicit reactions from maritime pundits. Analysts who reviewed the performance of the federal agency linked the not-so-good result to massive drop in port business activities within the period under review, saying every sector of the economy, both the private ...

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