The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA has banned all irrelevant government agencies from operating at the seaports. NPA’s Managing Director, Hadiza Usman, who issued the order, said it was in line with the executive order by the Federal Government.
The bill to establish the South East Development Commission, sponsored by Senators Stella Oduah and Samuel Anyanwu, has passed second reading in the Senate.
The Senate has confirmed the nomination of 82-year-old retired judge, Sylvanus Nsofor as an ambassador, after he was initially rejected in March.
National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has waived 50 per cent on the registration fee for locally manufactured products to promote Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SMEs.