TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES TODAY: 19TH AUGUST 2021

Shippers Council to review shipping documents

THE Management of the Nigerian Shippers Council, NSC, has concluded plans to commence review of international shipping document with a view to curbing excessive charges by shipping companies operating in Nigeria.

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES TODAY: 16TH AUGUST 2021

Domestic borrowing jumps 20.6%

THERE are indications that the Federal Government’s domestic borrowing will further escalate in the second half of the year, H2’21, as records show additional N680 billion, a huge 20.6 percent jump to N3.98 trillion from first half, H1’21

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES TODAY: 9TH AUGUST 2021

The Federal Government weekend gave conditions under which companies and start-up businesses can access the N250 billion National Gas Expansion Fund set up by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to boost gas usage in the country.

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES TODAY: 2ND AUGUST 2021

Shippers Council to review shipping documents

Importers have incurred huge demurrage and storage charges running into several millions of naira as several cargoes are trapped at the Lagos seaports over recurring server failures of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES: 30TH JULY 2021

Cargo conference 2021

Marriott to Host Aviation, Cargo Conference in Nigeria
The Lagos Marriott Hotel has announced that it will play host to the first AviaCargo event in Nigeria. The upscale Marriot was opened to the public in May 2021. Located in the heart of Ikeja GRA near the airport, it is well positioned to host aviation events.

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES: 26TH JULY 2021

FGN Bonds Record N11.75trn Combined Market Capitalisation —Research

FGN Bonds Record N11.75trn Combined Market Capitalisation —Research
Although the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds are not the only game in town but they dominate the fixed-income space with a combined market capitalization of N11.75 trillion, according to FMDQ data.

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES: 28TH JUNE 2021

FG will tax profits made by global tech, digital giants in Nigeria — Osinbajo

FG will tax profits made by global tech, digital giants in Nigeria — Osinbajo
Legal provisions will be utilised to collect taxes on profits made locally by global technology and digital firms not based in Nigeria, but with significant economic presence in the country. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this during an interaction with a delegation from the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), led by its President, Mr Adesina Adedayo, at the Presidential Villa.

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES: 11TH JUNE 2021

CBN may launch digital currency end of 2021 Official

CBN may launch digital currency end of 2021 Official
The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday said that its digital currency might be launched by the end of 2021. This was disclosed by an Information Technology Specialist at CBN, Rakiyat Mohammed, during a news briefing at the end of the Bankers Committee meeting held in Lagos.

TOP 10 NEWS HEADLINES: 31ST MAY 2021

Buhari appoints Muhammad as Senior Citizens Centre board chair, Habib is new NEMA DG

Buhari appoints Muhammad as Senior Citizens Centre board chair, Habib is new NEMA DG
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the take-off of the National Senior Citizens Centre and the constitution of a 12-member board. The Centre was passed into law as the National Senior Citizens Centre Act, 2017 to cater for the needs of senior citizens (70 and above) in the country.

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES: 21ST MAY 2021

FG approves Lagos, Abuja, 2 other international airports as Special Economic Zones

FG approves Lagos, Abuja, 2 other international airports as Special Economic Zones
The Nigerian Government announced it has approved four international airports in Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Port Harcourt as Special Economic Zones. This was disclosed in a statement by Aviation Minister, HadiSirika on Thursday morning