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Highlights from the Abuja Round Table on Service Delivery in Nigerian Ports

Highlights from the Abuja Round Table on Service Delivery in Nigerian Ports

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The second in a series of round table sessions on service delivery in Nigerian ports took place on the 22nd of October in Abuja and was hosted by the Convention on Business Integrity (CBI) on behalf of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) and with support from the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA).

The objective of these MACN events is to launch a series of interventions aimed at promoting transparency and consistent application of Standard Operating Procedures leading to more predictable (in time and cost) vessel and cargo clearance at the Ports & Terminals.

Stakeholders at the event also have took advantage of the opportunity to be part of the ongoing collective action to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our ports and terminals.

$35m lost daily to oil theft – Confab committee

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The National Conference Committee on Energy has said that the country is losing about 350,000 barrels of oil per day, estimated at about $35m, to crude oil theft and called on the Federal Government to wake up from its slumber and tackle the menace frontally.

The Chairman of the committee, who is also a former Governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Rashidi Ladoja, stated this while presenting the report of his committee to the plenary in Abuja on Monday. Continue Reading