Nigeria has capacity to rake in $250b per annum on agro export – ABX Cargo boss

The chief executive officer of ABX World, Capt. John Okakpu has disclosed that Nigeria with proper adherence to export market requirements has the innate capacity to rake in $250 billion per annum on only agro export commodities. Capt. Okakpu who stated this in his paper presentation titled: Matching export to markets at the recently concluded Aviation Cargo conference in Lagos, tagged CHINET 2021, stated that one of the primary failures of the export process in Nigeria, is the country’s inability to match exports to markets, especially in the areas of…

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CHINET Aviacargo conference: NAHCO GMD calls for expansion of airport infrastructure

The group managing director/CEO of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc, Mrs. Olatokunbo Fagbemi, has has stressed the need for Nigerian airport infrastructure expansion. Mrs Fagbemi called for the expansion of the cargo ramp at Murtala Muhammed International Airport. She pointed out that the increasing e-commerce comes with more needs for airport infrastructure expansion. In her presentation on the Role of a Handling Company in Air Cargo Business at the recently concluded CHINET Conference at the Lagos Marriott Hotel, Ikeja. Mrs. Fagbemi, stated that this will in no doubt be…

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Igbo Cultural group inaugurate Runsewe’s Statue in Igboukwu, Anambra state

A life size sculpture of the image of the director general, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, was unveiled Saturday, August 28, 2021 in Etiti village, Igboukwu, the ancestral home of the Igbo nation in Anambra state, as the key agenda to herald the new Yam festival across the south east of Nigeria. The historical project and first in perpetual remembrance of any Nigerian in Public sector tourism administration in Nigeria, was inaugurated by MBIDO Igbo Association, an inter agency Committee on Culture, Arts and Tourism…

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Cargo export: SAHCO MD calls for elimination of bureaucratic bottlenecks of government inspection agencies

The managing director of SAHCO Plc, Mr Basil Agboarumi, has stressed the need for elimination of bureaucratic bottlenecks associated with government inspection agencies which often result in delays in the export of goods. Agboarumi said if this is curbed, it will encourage more exports. Speaking on the processes and challenges of warehousing your good for export at the recently concluded aviation and cargo conference in Lagos, Agboarumi stated that ground handling companies need government encouragement by making forex available for the purchase of Ground Support Equipment. He said these equipment…

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FAAN explores possibility of creating one-stop-shop in Cargo Terminal

The managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Capt, Rabiu Yadudu has disclosed that the Authority is currently exploring the possibility of creating a one-stop-shop in the Cargo Terminal pending the take-off of the National Single Window. Speaking on the role of airport Authority in the growth and development of aviacargo in Nigeria at the recently concluded aviation and cargo conference in Lagos, tagged CHINET 2021, Capt. Yadudu said the one-stop-shop would comprise of all critical border agencies working together from the same location to fast track…

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