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Gridlock: Truck drivers sleep on the road

Following the bad spots on the roads leading to the Apapa and Tin Can ports, maritime truck drivers and conductors have turned the access roads to their second home.

Why NPA boss banned SON, NAFDAC officials at ports

Customs auctions seized goods

How FG attracted new fertilizer, petrochemical plant in Brass —Dickson

The Federal Government has attracted a multi-billion dollar, private sector-driven fertilizer and petrochemical plant in Brass, Bayelsa.

Osinbajo makes first appointments

 Appoints new heads for BOI, PenCom

 The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of Olukayode Pitan as the Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, BoI, with Dikko AbdulRahman appointed chairman of the bank’s governing board.

Group flays shipowners over discriminatory wages

National President, Nigeria Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association (NMNOWTSSA), Matthew Alalade, has accused indigenous ship owners of having discriminatory conditions of service skewed against local seafarers.

Ghana, Togo, Benin, others boycott Niger trade fair over insecurity

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Traders and business outfits from neighbouring countries and south of Nigeria have shunned the 15th Niger State domestic trade, alleging insecurity.

JCOSTO spends N4m on Apapa-Tin Can road

A group operating in the maritime sector said they had spent over N4 million to assist the government in fixing the bad seaports access roads within the Tincan and Apapa axis.

CBN lists items valid for Forex

 The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released a list with 36 categories of items that can source foreign exchange (forex) from the market.

The list, endorsed by Director, Trade and Exchange, W.D Gotring, was sent to all authorised dealers, Nigeria Customs and the public.

Africa's richest man idles factory as Grubs devour tomatoes

Farmers avoiding crop after pests ravaged last year’s produce

.Factory expected to resume in July when tomato supply improves

 

By Bloomberg

 

Thousands of farmers in northern Nigeria contracted to grow tomatoes for a set 

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