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SON Vows To Prosecute Importers Of Substandard Products

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has restated commitment to check importation and circulation of substandard products in the country. Farouk Salim (SON DG) Dr Farouk Salim, Director-General of the Organisation, told newsmen on Thursday in Bauchi that the Organisation would...
FG warns importers against dumping substandard goods in Nigeria

FG warns importers against dumping substandard goods in Nigeria

There will be no hiding place for foreign nationals and their collaborators who want to turn the country into a dumping ground for substandard products, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has said. Adebayo gave the...
Amaechi and his phantom €400m maritime security equipment

Reps summon Amaechi, NPA over ‘missing’ N166bn

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and the management of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) over the unremitted sum of N166 billion revenue generated by the agency as of December 31, 2016, but...

IMF asks CBN to harmonise FX rates for market clearance

It stated this in a statement issued after a virtual meeting with Nigerian authorities from June 1 to 8. It, however, noted that the positions “do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board”. Jesmin Rahman led...

Buhari sacks NBC chief amidst moves to stifle freedom of expression

In the midst of the furore surrounding the ban on Twitter and other moves to regulate social media, President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Armstrong Idachaba as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Mr Idachaba was appointed acting Director-General...

‘Security agents mount 30 illegal ‘toll points’ on access roads to Lagos ports’

No fewer than 30 illegal toll points have sprung up around the Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos, where bribes are being collected before trucks are allowed into the port, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has disclosed. The...

Nigeria suspends Twitter operations, says platforms undermines its corporate existence

Through its Ministry of Information and Culture today, the Nigerian government announced its decision to suspend the activities of social media platform Twitter in the country. The statement, made by Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and signed off...

SON evacuates seized substandard tyres from Ogun

To sustain the current tempo on unwholesome products across the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has evacuated substandard tyres from a warehouse located in a remote area in Ogun State. The Director General, SON, Mallam Farouk Salim, who...

Freight forwarding associations at the Ports and Terminal Multipurpose Limited (PTML) Terminal, Tin Can Island Port Complex, Lagos, have expressed support for the review of handling charges at the terminal by 50%. PTML is the biggest roll-on-roll-off (RORO) terminal in...

Nigeria moves to reform NYSC amid proposed law to scrap scheme

The Nigerian government said it has commenced moves to reform the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Nigeria’s youth and sports minister Sunday Dare Wednesday said the NYSC remains one of the country’s greatest tools for youth development. “The NYSC scheme remains...

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Nigeria Customs Impound N2bn Contraband In Two Weeks

The Nigeria Customs Service (Federal Operations Unit, Zone A), Ikeja, Lagos has announced the seizure of contraband worth N2.55bn in two weeks between July...

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