The Convention on Business Integrity (CBI) implementers of Business Action Against Corruption (BAAC), Nigeria project has called on the Integrity Alliance Steering Committee to strategically place the Integrity Alliance at the forefront of supporting reforms. The group also canvassed the committee to build the collective voice and action required to improve transparency, accountability and operational efficiency at Nigerian Ports […]
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Tuesday outlined most of the challenges confronting ship owners in Nigeria. The Chamber decried the multiple approval processes required to bring in cargoes from other parts of the world. It added that the menace among others are constituting delay and losses to the ship owners as […]
On the 13th – 15th August, 2021, CBi hosted a training program for Immigration Officers, in partnership with Minerva Legal and DCSL Corporate Services.
This bulletin provides updates on the activities of MACN in Nigeria, in partnership with CBI and other maritime stakeholders
To share lessons learned from its interventions in Nigeria’s maritime sector, MACN, through CBi will host a Stakeholders Roundtable.
The integrity radio started broadcast on the 25th of August 2020 with an interview with Mr. Soji Apampa which highlighted the vision of the radio, which is to focus on discussions around issues of corruption as it affects the lives and livelihood of individuals, the economy and society at large. For now, Integrity Radio Broadcast […]
NSC Brokers Truce Between PIL and Unilever Nig. Ltd, Directs Consignee to Pay Outstanding Demurrages
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has intervened in the business dispute between the PIL Shipping Company and Unilever Nigeria Limited over the seizure of the consignee’s consignments for non-payment of 4 – year outstanding demurrage to the shipping company recently in Lagos. In a complaint letter to the Council by the Unilever Procurement Operations Director Mr. […]
Advices All Parties to Comply with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to Ensure Trade Facilitation The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has recovered the sum of N1,047,300.00 container deposit from MSC Shipping Company for Great Creative Deal Services. In a letter of complaint titled ‘Refusal to pay container deposit refund on Great Creative Deal Services’, signed by its […]
Orders a Stop to Arbitrary Charges on Groupage Cargo The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has ordered Sharaf Shipping Company to re-issue a fresh invoice of Three Hundred and Thirty-Three Thousand Naira (N333,000.00) to Lee Look Nigeria Limited, being the excess charged to the tune of N1,547,688.13 (One Million, Five Hundred and Forty-Seven Thousand, Six Hundred and […]
Cautions Consignees to Obtain Proper Documentation before Importation The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has saved Valenz Holdings Limited the sum N56,000,000.00 (Fifty-Six Million Naira) being part of the amount of N96,000,000.00 (Ninety-Six Million Naira) accrued as demurrage and Storage to Grilmadi Agency Nigeria Limited and APMT, on 4X40FT and 3X20FT containers of power equipment recently in […]
Shippers Council Seals APMDC for Duplication of Demurrage Charges, Bans Charging Nigerians in Foreign Currency
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has sealed off the premises of Associated Port and Marine Development Company Limited (APMDC) recently in Lagos for its constant disregards to the Council’s directives on dual, illegitimate, excess demurrage, frivolous charges, and charging Nigerians consignees on foreign currencies on groupage cargo charges. The clamped down was as a result of […]
EU Water Assisted Cargo: NSC Saves Over 18M for 3 State Governments & Recovers 9 SUV vehicles donated by EU
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council through its Complaints Unit has saved the sum of N18,637,188.00 (Eighteen Million, Six Hundred and Thirty-Seven Thousand, One Hundred and Eighty-Eight Naira) only for Adamawa, Ekiti and Plateau states as accrued shipping demurrage to Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Denca Bonded Terminals on six (6) Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), donated by […]
The webinar was organized by The Convention on Business Integrity and the Maritime Anti-corruption network with support from DANIDA. The objective of the webinar was to Underscore the grievance reporting mechanism and its importance in the reformation process of the maritime sector Experience sharing on past consequence management within the industry with the intent to […]
BACKGROUND The Convention on Business Integrity is a Not-for Profit Organisation. The Convention on Business Integrity (CBi) was formally launched in 1997 to empower business transactions in and within Nigeria against corruption and corrupt practices. The vision is to move the society towards a visible zero tolerance for corruption, which could alter the idea that […]
The webinar was organized by The Convention on Business Integrity and the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network to provide a platform for Stakeholders to share their experiences, explain a tool to document their experiences through the User Experience Diary and Make the case for an Alliance group in the Private sector to monitor reforms in the Maritime […]
What do you do when you hit a snag during cargo clearance at a Nigerian port/terminal? The scheduled webinar will address these issues.
The 8th Christopher Kolade Lecture sought to examine the impact of integrity on business resilience during crises, like we’ve seen recently.
These. Are. Interesting. times. Never has the world, at least not in recent times, witnessed such a huge disruption to our social and economic life. The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill for a few months; dealt a huge blow to individuals and businesses all around the world. A major challenge has been […]
Soji Apampa of Integrity Organization declares support for the #EndSARS movement & gives tips on how the movement can reach its stated goals.
MACN and CBi Launch Help Desk to Improve Efficiency & Reduce Corruption in Cargo Clearance at Nigerian Ports and Terminals
MACN & CBi launch Help Desk to Reduce Cargo Clearance Corruption at Nigerian Ports & Terminals