Category: Economy

Immigration to strengthen border surveillance ahead 2023 elections

Comptroller-General Immigration, Isah Jere Idris By Anthony Nwachukwu To ensure a credible and hitch-free 2023 general elections, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has charged its heads of commands and formations across the country to upscale surveillance activities in all locations, including border crossing points. The Comptroller-General Immigration (CGI), Isah Jere […]

FG tackles carbon emission with CVFF disbursement, new shipping technologies, others

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Magdalene Ajani (left), Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, Minister of State for Transportation, Ademola Adegoroye, and Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, during the World Maritime Day celebration in Lagos By Anthony Nwachukwu As part of its […]

Crisis imminent at Lekki Port as operators, MWUN, ITF disagree over unionisation

By Anthony Nwachukwu The much anticipated commencement of business activities at the Lekki Deep Seaport may face crisis sooner, except the operators and the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), backed by the International Transport Federation (ITF), timely resolve their stand-off over workers’ unionisation at the facility. Both the ITF […]

High cost of diesel, others behind fewer rail trips, says NRC

Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Fidet Okhiria Standard gauge freighting to begin in Apapa Port November Astronomical operational costs, especially from diesel and security, has made the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to reduce its volume of trips on its Warri-Itakpe and Lagos-Ibadan routes irrespective of people’s increasing confidence […]

FG to tackle rail insecurity with technology, community policing, says Sambo

Minister of Transportation, Dr. Mu’azu Sambo (left), with the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mrs. Amina Mohammed, during the minister’s courtesy visit to her in New York By Anthony Nwachukwu After several submissions and recommendations, the Federal Government said it would be deploying present-day technology and rapid response by […]