Shippers’ Council targets 30% reduction in cost of clearing goods

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, has said that it is working towards a 30 percent reduction in the cost of clearing goods in the Nigerian ports following an agreement to this effect with terminal operators and shipping companies operating in Nigeria. Speaking at a one day enlightenment seminar organized by the Council in collaboration with…

CBN projects 3% GDP growth in 2019

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, projected that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic (GDP) growth will rise to three percent in 2019 as against 1.93 percent recorded in 2018. In a keynote address delivered at the BusinessDay Post Election Economic Agenda conference in Lagos, Emefiele also said the apex bank will maintain its…