Many in the logistics and courier business have condemned the increase in licensing fees that they view as a threat to their operations. But NIPOST says this was done as part of new regulations aimed at upping the ease of doing business, ‘rejigging’ the logistics and courier sector of the economy, and improving the efficiency of the players in that sector.
Ultimate Fighting Championship interim middleweight champion, Nigeria’s Israel ‘the Last Stylebender’ Adesanya, could not hide his joy at finally being in Nigeria, 16 years after he left his country of birth. Guardian TV caught up with the mixed martial artist and he had a whole lot to say about his love for the country, life as a champ, why he is the Stylebender, his relationship with fellow UFC champ Kamaru Usman, and so much more.
A bilateral meeting between the Foreign Affairs and Trade committees of Nigeria and Ghana is being set up. The meeting aims to address the on-going trade dispute between both countries and further strengthen their trade relations. Yofi Grant, CEO of the GIPC joins CNBC Africa for more.
The rainy season is the best time to grow rice and corn in Borno, one of Nigeria's agricultural regions. But farmers are frequently targeted by Boko Haram attacks. In a bid to improve security in the region and reassure farmers, teams of so-called "Agro Rangers" were set up a year ago by authorities. The men, who are often volunteer militia or hunters, are recruited by the Nigerian civil defence. Our correspondent Moïse Gomis went on patrol with them on the outskirts of Maiduguri and elsewhere in Borno.
On the 10th of September, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc held its 60th annual general meeting in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital. Attendance at the event was by proxy and live streaming due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions on large gathering.