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  •  The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Prof Isa Pantami has approved the appointment of Mr Bulus Yakubu as acting Post Master General PMG and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Postal Services NIPOST This was contained in a statement issued by NIPOST Director Corporate Communications Mr Franklyn Alao on Thursday in Abuja Until his appointment Yakubu was the Secretary to NIPOST Governing board Director Special Duties and also NIPOST Liaison Officer to the National Assembly Yakubu who holds a Bachelor in Law Degree from Ahmadu Bello University belongs to a number of professional bodies notably the International Bar Association IBA Nigerian Bar Association NBA He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria and a Fellow of the Institute for Fraud Management and Control According to the statement he joined the service of the Nigerian Postal Service in 1990 and has served in different capacities with a proven record of excellent performance NAN reports that Yakubu replaces Dr Ismail Adewusi who was appointed as NIPOST PMG in 2019 www ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    FG appoints new acting Postmaster General of NIPOST
     The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Prof Isa Pantami has approved the appointment of Mr Bulus Yakubu as acting Post Master General PMG and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Postal Services NIPOST This was contained in a statement issued by NIPOST Director Corporate Communications Mr Franklyn Alao on Thursday in Abuja Until his appointment Yakubu was the Secretary to NIPOST Governing board Director Special Duties and also NIPOST Liaison Officer to the National Assembly Yakubu who holds a Bachelor in Law Degree from Ahmadu Bello University belongs to a number of professional bodies notably the International Bar Association IBA Nigerian Bar Association NBA He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria and a Fellow of the Institute for Fraud Management and Control According to the statement he joined the service of the Nigerian Postal Service in 1990 and has served in different capacities with a proven record of excellent performance NAN reports that Yakubu replaces Dr Ismail Adewusi who was appointed as NIPOST PMG in 2019 www ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    FG appoints new acting Postmaster General of NIPOST
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    FG appoints new acting Postmaster General of NIPOST

    The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has approved the appointment of Mr Bulus Yakubu as acting Post-Master General (PMG) and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST).

    This was contained in a statement issued by NIPOST Director, Corporate Communications, Mr. Franklyn Alao on Thursday in Abuja.

    Until his appointment, Yakubu was the Secretary to NIPOST Governing board, Director (Special Duties) and also NIPOST Liaison Officer to the National Assembly.

    Yakubu, who holds a Bachelor in Law Degree from Ahmadu Bello University, belongs to a number of professional bodies, notably the International Bar Association (IBA), Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

    He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria and a Fellow of the Institute for Fraud Management and  Control.

    According to the statement, he joined the service of the Nigerian Postal Service in 1990 and has served in different capacities with a proven record of excellent performance.

    NAN reports that Yakubu replaces Dr. Ismail Adewusi, who was appointed as NIPOST PMG in 2019. www.

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  •  The Postmaster General PMG Nigeria Postal Service NIPOST Dr Adebayo Adewusi has called for an intervention from the Federal Government to save the service from shutting down Adewusi said this at the hearing on Medium Term Expenditure Framework MTEF organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Finance in Abuja on Wednesday He said that the NIPOST revenue generation has gone down drastically with the advent of COVID 19 in 2020 as it affected 60 to 65 per cent revenue of the organisation which was from exporting mails When you take half of our revenue that you are saying in essence is that we should shut down business the truth of the matter is that our cost of operation is higher than our revenue last year we had a deficit of about N1 7 billion the way we are today NIPOST is in comatose it is just a matter of time before NIPOST dies if no intervention is made he said He said that as a result reforms made in 2020 a major NIPOST source of revenue was transferred to Federal Inland Revenue FIRS saying that NIPOST was now looking for alternatives The Deputy Chairman of the Committee Rep Abdulallhi Saidu APC Niger said that he was aware of the difficulties faced by NIPOST He said that the Finance Act 2020 stated that partially funded agencies like NIPOST should pay 50 per cent of their revenue into government coffers For us not to be seen breaching the law it is expected that we make an exceptional case for NIPOST am aware you have a peculiar and difficult case but we have a law the Finance Act he said Saidu recommended that the finance committee the supervising committee and management of NIPOST should work together explore their networks to get NIPOST back on its feet again Earlier the Registrar of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board NABTEB Prof Ifeoma Isiugo Abanihe told the committee that the board was in need of a bailout She said that compared to WAEC and NECO the number of candidates who sit for NABTEB are very few and some state governments who sponsored candidates from their states are owing Isiugo Abanihe said that the exams are conducted on credit for the state governments involved out of hardship and the need to encourage them and the students to take the exams The registrar said that monies released to run the agency was barely enough for the board to mobilise and organise examinations annually The chairman of the committee ruled that NABTEB should mobilise and get more candidates to take the exams to increase income while trying to recover all liabilities before the end of September He said that if the liabilities were not recovered NABTEB s account should be blocked and monies recovered and paid into government coffers In a related development the committee resolved to carry out a status inquiry on the accounts of the National Information Technology Agency NITDA The resolution followed discrepancies observed in NITDA records and records made available by the Fiscal Responsibility Commission FRC on amount remitted into government coffers by NITDA NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NIPOST going under says Postmaster-General
     The Postmaster General PMG Nigeria Postal Service NIPOST Dr Adebayo Adewusi has called for an intervention from the Federal Government to save the service from shutting down Adewusi said this at the hearing on Medium Term Expenditure Framework MTEF organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Finance in Abuja on Wednesday He said that the NIPOST revenue generation has gone down drastically with the advent of COVID 19 in 2020 as it affected 60 to 65 per cent revenue of the organisation which was from exporting mails When you take half of our revenue that you are saying in essence is that we should shut down business the truth of the matter is that our cost of operation is higher than our revenue last year we had a deficit of about N1 7 billion the way we are today NIPOST is in comatose it is just a matter of time before NIPOST dies if no intervention is made he said He said that as a result reforms made in 2020 a major NIPOST source of revenue was transferred to Federal Inland Revenue FIRS saying that NIPOST was now looking for alternatives The Deputy Chairman of the Committee Rep Abdulallhi Saidu APC Niger said that he was aware of the difficulties faced by NIPOST He said that the Finance Act 2020 stated that partially funded agencies like NIPOST should pay 50 per cent of their revenue into government coffers For us not to be seen breaching the law it is expected that we make an exceptional case for NIPOST am aware you have a peculiar and difficult case but we have a law the Finance Act he said Saidu recommended that the finance committee the supervising committee and management of NIPOST should work together explore their networks to get NIPOST back on its feet again Earlier the Registrar of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board NABTEB Prof Ifeoma Isiugo Abanihe told the committee that the board was in need of a bailout She said that compared to WAEC and NECO the number of candidates who sit for NABTEB are very few and some state governments who sponsored candidates from their states are owing Isiugo Abanihe said that the exams are conducted on credit for the state governments involved out of hardship and the need to encourage them and the students to take the exams The registrar said that monies released to run the agency was barely enough for the board to mobilise and organise examinations annually The chairman of the committee ruled that NABTEB should mobilise and get more candidates to take the exams to increase income while trying to recover all liabilities before the end of September He said that if the liabilities were not recovered NABTEB s account should be blocked and monies recovered and paid into government coffers In a related development the committee resolved to carry out a status inquiry on the accounts of the National Information Technology Agency NITDA The resolution followed discrepancies observed in NITDA records and records made available by the Fiscal Responsibility Commission FRC on amount remitted into government coffers by NITDA NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NIPOST going under says Postmaster-General
    General news4 weeks ago

    NIPOST going under says Postmaster-General

    The Postmaster-General (PMG) Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) Dr Adebayo Adewusi, has called for an intervention from the Federal Government to save the service from shutting down.

    Adewusi said this at the hearing on Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Finance in Abuja on Wednesday.

    He said that the NIPOST revenue generation has gone down drastically with the advent of COVID-19 in 2020 as it affected 60 to 65 per cent revenue of the organisation which was from exporting mails.

    “When you take half of our revenue, that you are saying in essence is that we should shut down business; the truth of the matter is that, our cost of operation is higher than our revenue.

    “last year, we had a deficit of about N1.7 billion; the way we are today, NIPOST is in comatose, it is just a matter of time before NIPOST dies if no intervention is made,’’ he said.

    He said that as a result reforms made in 2020, a major NIPOST source of revenue was transferred to Federal Inland Revenue (FIRS) saying that NIPOST was now looking for alternatives.

    The Deputy Chairman of the Committee Rep. Abdulallhi Saidu (APC-Niger) said that he was aware of the difficulties faced by NIPOST.

    He said that the Finance Act 2020 stated that, partially funded agencies like NIPOST should pay 50 per cent of their revenue into government coffers.

    “For us not to be seen breaching the law, it is expected that we make an exceptional case for NIPOST, am aware you have a peculiar and difficult case, but we have a law, the Finance Act,’’ he said.

    Saidu recommended that the finance committee, the supervising committee and management of NIPOST should work together, explore their networks to get NIPOST back on its feet again.

    Earlier, the Registrar of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, told the committee that the board was in need of a bailout.

    She said that compared to WAEC and NECO, the number of candidates who sit for NABTEB are very few and some state governments who sponsored candidates from their states are owing.

    Isiugo-Abanihe said that the exams are conducted on credit for the state governments involved out of hardship and the need to encourage them and the students to take the exams.

    The registrar said that monies released to run the agency was barely enough for the board to mobilise and organise examinations annually.

    The chairman of the committee ruled that NABTEB should mobilise and get more candidates to take the exams to increase income while trying to recover all liabilities before the end of September.

    He said that if the liabilities were not recovered, NABTEB’s account should be blocked and monies recovered and paid into government coffers.

    In a related development, the committee resolved to carry out a status inquiry on the accounts of the National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) The resolution followed discrepancies observed in NITDA records and records made available by the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) on amount remitted into government coffers by NITDA.


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  •   Postcodes implementation to boost online trade growth By Tolu Aiyegbusi News Agency of Nigeria Postcodes Implementation to unlock online trade growth By Tolu Aiyegbusi News Agency of Nigeria Reputed to be Africa s largest economy with over 200 million people Nigeria is noted to have a poor addressing system that allows only few persons receive their parcels at home especially in remote areas The Nigerian Postal Services NIPOST has been working to advance e commerce and improve its postal system to catch up with the changing business environment and competition posed by technological advancement NIPOST is now set to introduce a digital postcode system where parcels and mails are properly addressed with the right postcodes thereby raising home deliveries within the next few years The postal agency said the new system apart from being more accurate than traditional street addresses was simpler than landmark based directions easier to remember and communicate with online Nigeria s Postmaster General Dr Ismail Adewusi said NIPOST was pleased to collaborate with the National Population Commission NPC to adopt a digital addressing solution with the huge potential to unlock opportunities Adewusi added that the digitalised postcode system would speed up economic activities and improve the ease of doing business in Nigeria He also said better addressing was key to NIPOST s agenda which aims to transform innovate and deliver more services to more people all over the country According to him NIPOST was embarking on an initiative to ensure that every street has a name and every house had a recognizable number to facilitate government operations for the community towards a digital economy This will also simplify delivery of products and services from individuals and companies when the owner of the house orders The intention is to reach out to the people everywhere in every local government and remote areas of the country Even when an individual has a problem like a fire incident then help would be easy to implement because of street names house numbers and postcodes With hundreds of parcels and couriers handled daily across the country financial analysts say the e commerce market is currently worth billions of dollars and there is still huge potential for growth Mr Oluwatoyin Dada A financial engineer said with improvements in infrastructure and investments in innovation around payment systems and a reliable addressing system Postal services have a critical role in building a strong economy Dada added that NIPOST is equally focused on the future and taking steps to modernise and grow their capacity and range of services in the e commerce ecosystem Dada also said that the use of postcodes would reduce online fraud as there were unfaithful people who abused lack of clear addresses to commit fraud since they could not be traced Mr Silvanus Tembe who trades in clothes in Lagos is one of the many owners of online businesses that rely on day to day communication with customers in many parts of the city He said he has been spending a lot of money and airtime to direct a delivery person when sending a product to a destination because most customers do not have clear addresses Once postcodes are well established a driver can deliver the product without much hassle to the home or office of the customer hence less delivery costs he said Ms Hauwa Goro a seller of aromatherapy products said the postcode development would simplify delivery of her products because most of her customers want it delivered to them at home Some of my customers addresses cannot be found easily making them cancel their orders and coming in person due to the nature of my products Implementing postal codes at this time will be right that means the businesses will grow more as deliveries will become easier Delivery charges will drop time will be saved and extra mobile costs will drop the businesswoman said She said if NIPOST were to rollout digital addresses countrywide then this would for sure help the Small and Medium Enterprises SMEs and boost online businesses The News Agency of Nigeria reports that postal code also known as postcode refers to a group of numbers or letters which are added to a postal address to assist the purpose of sorting mails and parcels The new Nigerian Postal Codes are alphanumeric web based and can be used on Geographic Information Systems GIS The code of each region in Nigeria is captured in the postcode while the second and third digits when combined with the first make up the dispatch district for easy delivery of items www NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Postcodes implementation to boost online trade, growth–By  Tolu Aiyegbusi, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 
      Postcodes implementation to boost online trade growth By Tolu Aiyegbusi News Agency of Nigeria Postcodes Implementation to unlock online trade growth By Tolu Aiyegbusi News Agency of Nigeria Reputed to be Africa s largest economy with over 200 million people Nigeria is noted to have a poor addressing system that allows only few persons receive their parcels at home especially in remote areas The Nigerian Postal Services NIPOST has been working to advance e commerce and improve its postal system to catch up with the changing business environment and competition posed by technological advancement NIPOST is now set to introduce a digital postcode system where parcels and mails are properly addressed with the right postcodes thereby raising home deliveries within the next few years The postal agency said the new system apart from being more accurate than traditional street addresses was simpler than landmark based directions easier to remember and communicate with online Nigeria s Postmaster General Dr Ismail Adewusi said NIPOST was pleased to collaborate with the National Population Commission NPC to adopt a digital addressing solution with the huge potential to unlock opportunities Adewusi added that the digitalised postcode system would speed up economic activities and improve the ease of doing business in Nigeria He also said better addressing was key to NIPOST s agenda which aims to transform innovate and deliver more services to more people all over the country According to him NIPOST was embarking on an initiative to ensure that every street has a name and every house had a recognizable number to facilitate government operations for the community towards a digital economy This will also simplify delivery of products and services from individuals and companies when the owner of the house orders The intention is to reach out to the people everywhere in every local government and remote areas of the country Even when an individual has a problem like a fire incident then help would be easy to implement because of street names house numbers and postcodes With hundreds of parcels and couriers handled daily across the country financial analysts say the e commerce market is currently worth billions of dollars and there is still huge potential for growth Mr Oluwatoyin Dada A financial engineer said with improvements in infrastructure and investments in innovation around payment systems and a reliable addressing system Postal services have a critical role in building a strong economy Dada added that NIPOST is equally focused on the future and taking steps to modernise and grow their capacity and range of services in the e commerce ecosystem Dada also said that the use of postcodes would reduce online fraud as there were unfaithful people who abused lack of clear addresses to commit fraud since they could not be traced Mr Silvanus Tembe who trades in clothes in Lagos is one of the many owners of online businesses that rely on day to day communication with customers in many parts of the city He said he has been spending a lot of money and airtime to direct a delivery person when sending a product to a destination because most customers do not have clear addresses Once postcodes are well established a driver can deliver the product without much hassle to the home or office of the customer hence less delivery costs he said Ms Hauwa Goro a seller of aromatherapy products said the postcode development would simplify delivery of her products because most of her customers want it delivered to them at home Some of my customers addresses cannot be found easily making them cancel their orders and coming in person due to the nature of my products Implementing postal codes at this time will be right that means the businesses will grow more as deliveries will become easier Delivery charges will drop time will be saved and extra mobile costs will drop the businesswoman said She said if NIPOST were to rollout digital addresses countrywide then this would for sure help the Small and Medium Enterprises SMEs and boost online businesses The News Agency of Nigeria reports that postal code also known as postcode refers to a group of numbers or letters which are added to a postal address to assist the purpose of sorting mails and parcels The new Nigerian Postal Codes are alphanumeric web based and can be used on Geographic Information Systems GIS The code of each region in Nigeria is captured in the postcode while the second and third digits when combined with the first make up the dispatch district for easy delivery of items www NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Postcodes implementation to boost online trade, growth–By  Tolu Aiyegbusi, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 
    Features1 month ago

    Postcodes implementation to boost online trade, growth–By  Tolu Aiyegbusi, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 

    Postcodes implementation to boost online trade, growth–By  Tolu Aiyegbusi, News Agency of Nigeria   Postcodes Implementation to unlock online trade, growth By  Tolu Aiyegbusi, News Agency of Nigeria Reputed to be Africa’s largest economy, with over 200 million people, Nigeria is noted to have a poor addressing system that allows only few persons receive their parcels at home especially in remote areas.

    The Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST), has been working to advance e-commerce and improve its postal system to catch up with the changing business environment and competition posed by technological advancement.

    NIPOST is now set to introduce a digital postcode system where parcels and mails are properly addressed with the right postcodes thereby raising home deliveries within the next few years.

    The postal agency said the new system, apart from being more accurate than traditional street addresses, was simpler than landmark-based directions, easier to remember and communicate with online.

    Nigeria’s Postmaster General, Dr Ismail Adewusi , said NIPOST was pleased to collaborate with the National Population Commission (NPC), to adopt a digital addressing solution with the huge potential to unlock opportunities.

    Adewusi added that the digitalised postcode system would speed up economic activities and improve the ease of doing business in Nigeria.

    He also said better addressing was key to NIPOST’s agenda, which aims to transform, innovate, and deliver more services to more people all over the country.

    According to him, “ NIPOST was embarking on an initiative to ensure that every street has a name and every house had a recognizable number to facilitate government operations for the community towards a digital economy.

    “ This will also simplify delivery of products and services from individuals and companies when the owner of the house orders.

    “ The intention is to reach out to the people everywhere, in every local government and remote areas of the country.

    “ Even when an individual has a problem like a fire incident, then help would be easy to implement, because of street names, house numbers and postcodes.

    ’’ With hundreds of parcels and couriers handled daily across the country, financial analysts say the e-commerce market is currently worth billions of dollars and there is still huge potential for growth.

    Mr. Oluwatoyin Dada, A financial engineer said with improvements in infrastructure and investments in innovation around payment systems and a reliable addressing system, Postal services have a critical role in building a strong economy.

    Dada added that NIPOST is equally focused on the future, and taking steps to modernise and grow their capacity and range of services in the e-commerce ecosystem.

    Dada also said that the use of postcodes would reduce online fraud as there were unfaithful people who abused lack of clear addresses to commit fraud since they could not be traced.

    Mr. Silvanus Tembe, who trades in clothes in Lagos is one of the many owners of online businesses that rely on day to day communication with customers in many parts of the city.

    He said he has been spending a lot of money and airtime to direct a delivery person when sending a product to a destination because most customers do not have clear addresses.

    “ Once postcodes are well established, a driver can deliver the product without much hassle to the home or office of the customer, hence less delivery costs,” he said.

    Ms Hauwa Goro , a seller of aromatherapy products said the postcode development would simplify delivery of her products because most of her customers want it delivered to them at home.

    “ Some of my customers addresses cannot be found easily making them cancel their orders and coming in person due to the nature of my products.

    “ Implementing postal codes at this time will be right, that means the businesses will grow more as deliveries will become easier.

    “ Delivery charges will drop, time will be saved and extra mobile costs will drop,” the businesswoman said.

    She said, ”if NIPOST were to rollout digital addresses countrywide, then this would for sure help the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and boost online businesses.

    ” The News Agency of Nigeria reports that postal code also known as postcode refers to a group of numbers or letters which are added to a postal address to assist the purpose of sorting mails and parcels.

    The new Nigerian Postal Codes are alphanumeric; web-based and can be used on Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

    The code of each region in Nigeria is captured in the postcode, while the second and third digits when combined with the first, make up the dispatch district for easy delivery of items.

    ( www.


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  •  A logistics company SmartParcel First Innovative Logistics Company Africa on Thursday said it has entered into partnership with NIPOST on innovative logistics parcel solution This the company said was to allow Nigerians to enjoy services to be provided by parcel solution provider Smart Locker Mr Benjamin Adeyemo Co founder of SmartParcel said this during the inauguration of Lagos Island Smart Locker Adeyemo explained that innovative logistics solution was created to solve logistics and delivery challenges by providing smart lockers positioned in strategic locations where users could send and receive their items We have partnered with NIPOST to deploy these smart lockers to post offices in all 774 local government areas in Nigeria Adeyemo said He explained that the first step towards enjoying the benefits of the innovation was first download the SmartParcel app on Google PlayStore or Apple store then sign up to get a unique locker code The depositor will then use the code to deposit his or her item in the locker then we will assign a trusted rider to pick up and deliver the item at the recipient closest or preferred SmartParcel collection centre The recipient gets an instant notification after the rider drops the parcel at the SmartParcel Locker he said Adeyemo further said that the depositor would also get an alert after the parcel has been collected by the recipient adding that businesses on Lagos Island would enjoy a maximum of 12 hours delivery service With SmartParcel locker solutions users privacy are well protected because their details are not disclosed to everyone Users of the service are always relieved whenever they pick items delivered to them through the secured SmartLocker closest them which they can pick up at their convenience he said A business woman Mrs Aisha Bello while sharing her experience using the SmartParcel Locker said the logistics solution was easy to use and would make deliveries hassle free for users The worst experience that led me to SmartParcel was when my delivery man was supposed to deliver a package to a very valuable customer at a certain time but failed to do so So I downloaded the app Smartparcelng and I was signed up for the service within minutes Bello said www nannews ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Logistics company partners NIPOST on parcel delivery
     A logistics company SmartParcel First Innovative Logistics Company Africa on Thursday said it has entered into partnership with NIPOST on innovative logistics parcel solution This the company said was to allow Nigerians to enjoy services to be provided by parcel solution provider Smart Locker Mr Benjamin Adeyemo Co founder of SmartParcel said this during the inauguration of Lagos Island Smart Locker Adeyemo explained that innovative logistics solution was created to solve logistics and delivery challenges by providing smart lockers positioned in strategic locations where users could send and receive their items We have partnered with NIPOST to deploy these smart lockers to post offices in all 774 local government areas in Nigeria Adeyemo said He explained that the first step towards enjoying the benefits of the innovation was first download the SmartParcel app on Google PlayStore or Apple store then sign up to get a unique locker code The depositor will then use the code to deposit his or her item in the locker then we will assign a trusted rider to pick up and deliver the item at the recipient closest or preferred SmartParcel collection centre The recipient gets an instant notification after the rider drops the parcel at the SmartParcel Locker he said Adeyemo further said that the depositor would also get an alert after the parcel has been collected by the recipient adding that businesses on Lagos Island would enjoy a maximum of 12 hours delivery service With SmartParcel locker solutions users privacy are well protected because their details are not disclosed to everyone Users of the service are always relieved whenever they pick items delivered to them through the secured SmartLocker closest them which they can pick up at their convenience he said A business woman Mrs Aisha Bello while sharing her experience using the SmartParcel Locker said the logistics solution was easy to use and would make deliveries hassle free for users The worst experience that led me to SmartParcel was when my delivery man was supposed to deliver a package to a very valuable customer at a certain time but failed to do so So I downloaded the app Smartparcelng and I was signed up for the service within minutes Bello said www nannews ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Logistics company partners NIPOST on parcel delivery
    Economy2 months ago

    Logistics company partners NIPOST on parcel delivery

    A logistics company, SmartParcel, First Innovative Logistics Company, Africa, on Thursday said it has entered into partnership with NIPOST on innovative logistics parcel solution.

    This, the company said, was to allow Nigerians to enjoy services to be provided by parcel solution provider “Smart Locker”.

    Mr Benjamin Adeyemo, Co-founder of SmartParcel, said this during the inauguration of Lagos Island Smart Locker.

    Adeyemo explained that innovative logistics solution was created to solve logistics and delivery challenges by providing smart lockers, positioned in strategic locations where users could send and receive their items.

    “We have partnered with NIPOST to deploy these smart lockers to post offices in all 774 local government areas in Nigeria,” Adeyemo said.

    He explained that the first step towards enjoying the benefits of the innovation was first download the SmartParcel app on Google PlayStore or  Apple store, then sign up to get a unique locker code.

    “The depositor will then use the code to deposit his or her item in the locker, then we will assign a trusted rider to pick up and deliver the item at the recipient closest or preferred  SmartParcel collection centre.

    “The recipient gets an instant notification after the rider drops the parcel at the SmartParcel Locker”, he said.

    Adeyemo further said that the depositor would also get an alert after the parcel has been collected by the recipient, adding that businesses on Lagos Island would enjoy a maximum of 12 hours delivery service.

    “With SmartParcel locker solutions users’ privacy are well protected because their details are not disclosed to everyone.

    “Users of the service are always relieved whenever they pick items delivered to them through  the secured SmartLocker closest them, which they can pick up at their convenience,” he said.

    A business woman, Mrs Aisha Bello, while sharing her experience using the SmartParcel Locker said the logistics solution was easy to use and would make deliveries hassle-free for users.

    “The worst experience that led me to SmartParcel was when my delivery man was supposed to deliver a package to a very valuable customer at a certain time but failed to do so.

    “So, I downloaded the app `Smartparcelng’ and I was signed up for the service within minutes,” Bello said.

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    nannews.

    ng)
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  •  The Nigerian Postal Service NIPOST has reiterated its readiness to implement the Digital Postcode system to boost the nation s revenue generation and tackle insecurity The Director Corporate Communications NIPOST Mr Franklin Alao said this during a chat with newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja He said that plans were on top gear towards achieving a digital postcode system in Nigeria According to him the agency will not rest until Nigerians are positively impacted with the initiative The Postmaster General of NIPOST Dr Ismail Adewusi had said a digitalised postcode system would speed up economic activities and improve the ease of doing Business in Nigeria According to him the digitalisation of the postcode system will facilitate better sorting delivery of mails and better response to emergencies by security agencies Alao said this would reduce crimes such as banditry kidnapping and internet frauds He further said that the technology would enable entrepreneurs or private business owners to have effective interaction with their clients It will also facilitate easy identification of places and seamless delivery of goods and services We are not unaware of the difficulties which service providers in Nigeria face due to lack of an efficient address system With our process of enhancing the Postcode and leveraging on technology we drew up entities in a manner that ensures every part of the country is effectively captured Using a systematic framework of alpha numeric characters from the State Local Government Areas Postcode Districts Postcode Areas and Postcode Units he said NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NIPOST poised to implement Digital Postcode
     The Nigerian Postal Service NIPOST has reiterated its readiness to implement the Digital Postcode system to boost the nation s revenue generation and tackle insecurity The Director Corporate Communications NIPOST Mr Franklin Alao said this during a chat with newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja He said that plans were on top gear towards achieving a digital postcode system in Nigeria According to him the agency will not rest until Nigerians are positively impacted with the initiative The Postmaster General of NIPOST Dr Ismail Adewusi had said a digitalised postcode system would speed up economic activities and improve the ease of doing Business in Nigeria According to him the digitalisation of the postcode system will facilitate better sorting delivery of mails and better response to emergencies by security agencies Alao said this would reduce crimes such as banditry kidnapping and internet frauds He further said that the technology would enable entrepreneurs or private business owners to have effective interaction with their clients It will also facilitate easy identification of places and seamless delivery of goods and services We are not unaware of the difficulties which service providers in Nigeria face due to lack of an efficient address system With our process of enhancing the Postcode and leveraging on technology we drew up entities in a manner that ensures every part of the country is effectively captured Using a systematic framework of alpha numeric characters from the State Local Government Areas Postcode Districts Postcode Areas and Postcode Units he said NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NIPOST poised to implement Digital Postcode
    General news2 months ago

    NIPOST poised to implement Digital Postcode

    The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), has reiterated its readiness to implement the Digital Postcode system to boost the nation’s revenue generation and tackle insecurity.

    The Director, Corporate Communications, NIPOST, Mr Franklin Alao, said this during a chat with newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja.

    He said that plans were on top gear towards achieving a digital postcode system in Nigeria.

    According to him, the agency will not rest until Nigerians are positively impacted with the initiative.

    The Postmaster General of NIPOST, Dr Ismail Adewusi, had said a digitalised postcode system would speed up economic activities and improve the ease of doing Business in Nigeria.

    According to him, the digitalisation of the postcode system will facilitate better sorting, delivery of mails and better response to emergencies by security agencies.

    Alao said this would reduce crimes such as banditry, kidnapping and internet frauds.

    He further said that the technology would enable entrepreneurs or private business owners to have effective interaction with their clients.

    “It will also facilitate easy identification of places and seamless delivery of goods and services.

    “We are not unaware of the difficulties which service providers in Nigeria face, due to lack of an efficient address system.

    “With our process of enhancing the Postcode and leveraging on technology, we drew up entities in a manner that ensures every part of the country is effectively captured.

    “Using a systematic framework of alpha-numeric characters from the State, Local Government Areas, Postcode Districts, Postcode Areas and Postcode Units,” he said.


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  •  Some poor and vulnerable Nigerians have receive eight backlogs Conditional Cash Transfer CCT conducted from April 25 to May 27 in Edo Ondo Enugu and Kebbi states Rev David Ugolor the Executive Director Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice ANEEJ made this known when he addressed newsmen in Abuja on Thursday Ugolor said the four states were left out of payment since 2019 owing to technical issues He said the beneficiaries in Kebbi Ondo and Edo states who were paid backlogs covering eight months from January 2020 to August 2020 received the sum of 40 000 only The executive director added that the beneficiaries in Enugu State received sum of N50 000 covering the backlogs for 10 months from January 2020 to October 2020 It is against this background that ANEEJ is holding this press conference to provide an update on a monitoring or spot check on payment to beneficiaries of the national cash transfer programmes conducted in four states Reprieve came the way of beneficiaries of the programme in Edo Ondo Enugu and Kebbi states where payments have been stalled as beneficiaries trooped out to receive their payments in designated centres across the four states The exercise started with screening of the beneficiaries on April 19 at Kokani Ward in Jaga Local Government Area of Kebbi States while payment to the beneficiaries commenced on Monday afternoon April 25 A total of N1 920 000 000 was disbursed to 46 780 beneficiaries across six local governments in the State he said Ugolor said sum of N120 544 000 was disbursed to 3 673 beneficiaries in six local government areas across Ondo the State in April 26 at Oba Ile Ward in Akure North Local Government Area He said pre disbursement meeting was held on the April 19 in Edo State while payment to beneficiaries began on Friday April 29 in Benin city According to him a total of N360 704 000 was disbursed to 8 705 beneficiaries in five local government areas across the state but payment was not done in Etsako Central Local Government Areas across the state On May 4 payment eventually commenced at Owo Development Centre Nkanu East LGA in Enugu State A total of N129560 000 was disbursed to 3 144 beneficiaries in five LGAs across the state The exercise was conducted in the designated centres between May4 to May 27 in Enugu State However we are still reviewing data from the field with upstream data as reconciliation process is ongoing We have also been notified of the online payment to beneficiaries which is currently being implemented in all the States for the completion of the disbursement of the return of 322 5 dollars Abacha loot plus the accrued interest he said The News Agency of Nigeria reports that ANEEJ and the Monitoring of Recovered Assets in Nigeria through Transparency and Accountability MANTRA partners were on the field to witness both the screening and the payment sessions accordingly the four States NAN further reports that the name of the payment Service Providers PSP that issued the payment in the four states was Nigerian Postal Service NIPOST NewsSourceCredit NAN
     4 states receive 8 months backlogs of conditional cash transfer
     Some poor and vulnerable Nigerians have receive eight backlogs Conditional Cash Transfer CCT conducted from April 25 to May 27 in Edo Ondo Enugu and Kebbi states Rev David Ugolor the Executive Director Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice ANEEJ made this known when he addressed newsmen in Abuja on Thursday Ugolor said the four states were left out of payment since 2019 owing to technical issues He said the beneficiaries in Kebbi Ondo and Edo states who were paid backlogs covering eight months from January 2020 to August 2020 received the sum of 40 000 only The executive director added that the beneficiaries in Enugu State received sum of N50 000 covering the backlogs for 10 months from January 2020 to October 2020 It is against this background that ANEEJ is holding this press conference to provide an update on a monitoring or spot check on payment to beneficiaries of the national cash transfer programmes conducted in four states Reprieve came the way of beneficiaries of the programme in Edo Ondo Enugu and Kebbi states where payments have been stalled as beneficiaries trooped out to receive their payments in designated centres across the four states The exercise started with screening of the beneficiaries on April 19 at Kokani Ward in Jaga Local Government Area of Kebbi States while payment to the beneficiaries commenced on Monday afternoon April 25 A total of N1 920 000 000 was disbursed to 46 780 beneficiaries across six local governments in the State he said Ugolor said sum of N120 544 000 was disbursed to 3 673 beneficiaries in six local government areas across Ondo the State in April 26 at Oba Ile Ward in Akure North Local Government Area He said pre disbursement meeting was held on the April 19 in Edo State while payment to beneficiaries began on Friday April 29 in Benin city According to him a total of N360 704 000 was disbursed to 8 705 beneficiaries in five local government areas across the state but payment was not done in Etsako Central Local Government Areas across the state On May 4 payment eventually commenced at Owo Development Centre Nkanu East LGA in Enugu State A total of N129560 000 was disbursed to 3 144 beneficiaries in five LGAs across the state The exercise was conducted in the designated centres between May4 to May 27 in Enugu State However we are still reviewing data from the field with upstream data as reconciliation process is ongoing We have also been notified of the online payment to beneficiaries which is currently being implemented in all the States for the completion of the disbursement of the return of 322 5 dollars Abacha loot plus the accrued interest he said The News Agency of Nigeria reports that ANEEJ and the Monitoring of Recovered Assets in Nigeria through Transparency and Accountability MANTRA partners were on the field to witness both the screening and the payment sessions accordingly the four States NAN further reports that the name of the payment Service Providers PSP that issued the payment in the four states was Nigerian Postal Service NIPOST NewsSourceCredit NAN
     4 states receive 8 months backlogs of conditional cash transfer
    General news3 months ago

     4 states receive 8 months backlogs of conditional cash transfer

    Some poor and vulnerable Nigerians have receive eight backlogs Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) conducted from April 25 to May 27, in Edo, Ondo, Enugu and Kebbi states.

    Rev. David Ugolor, the Executive Director, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) made this known when he addressed newsmen in Abuja on Thursday.

    Ugolor said the four states were left out of payment since 2019 owing to technical issues.

    He said the beneficiaries in Kebbi, Ondo and Edo states, who were paid backlogs covering eight months from January 2020 to August 2020, received the sum of 40,000 only.

    The executive director added that the beneficiaries in Enugu State received sum of N50, 000 covering the backlogs for 10 months from January 2020 to October 2020.

    “It is against this background that ANEEJ is holding this press conference to provide an update on a monitoring or spot check on payment to beneficiaries of the national cash transfer programmes conducted in four states.

    “Reprieve came the way of beneficiaries of the programme in Edo, Ondo, Enugu and Kebbi states where payments have been stalled, as beneficiaries trooped out to receive their payments in designated centres across the four states.

    “ The exercise started with screening of the beneficiaries on April 19, at Kokani Ward in Jaga Local Government Area of Kebbi States, while payment to the beneficiaries commenced on Monday afternoon April 25.

    “A total of N1, 920, 000, 000 was disbursed to 46,780 beneficiaries across six local governments in the State,“ he said.

    Ugolor said sum of N120, 544,000 was disbursed to 3, 673 beneficiaries in six local government areas across Ondo the State in April 26 at Oba-Ile Ward in Akure North Local Government Area.

    He said pre-disbursement meeting was held on the April 19, in Edo State, while payment to beneficiaries began on Friday April 29, in Benin city.

    According to him, a total of N360, 704,000 was disbursed to 8,705 beneficiaries in five local government areas across the state but payment was not done in Etsako Central Local Government Areas across the state.

    “On May 4, payment eventually commenced at Owo Development Centre, Nkanu East LGA in Enugu State. A total of N129560, 000 was disbursed to 3,144 beneficiaries in five LGAs across the state.

    “The exercise was conducted in the designated centres between May4 to May 27 in Enugu State. However, we are still reviewing data from the field with upstream data as reconciliation process is ongoing.

    “We have also been notified of the online payment to beneficiaries which is currently being implemented in all the States for the completion of the disbursement of the return of 322.5 dollars Abacha loot plus the accrued interest, “ he  said.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that ANEEJ and the Monitoring of Recovered Assets in Nigeria through Transparency and Accountability (MANTRA) partners were on the field to witness both the screening and the payment sessions accordingly the four States.

    NAN further reports that the name of the payment Service Providers (PSP) that issued the payment in the four states was Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).

    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •   The Federal Government said on Monday that everything is ready to launch two additional satellites by Nigeria Communication Satellite NIGCOMSAT Limited The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Prof Isa Pantami revealed this during a tour of the facilities and an interaction with the NIGCOMSAT management team in Abuja The Nigerian News Agency reports that the satellites are NigComSat 2 and NigComSat 3 As I said before 2022 has been dedicated to NigComSat and NIPOST and I want to do my best to improve on what we have achieved in the previous years I recently approved two subsidiaries of NIGCOMSAT LTD and I am here to monitor what they have been doing I have discovered some areas where we need to work to significantly improve their performance he said Pantami also said that for the agency not to be considered for privatization again it must provide quality service and generate good income The efforts made to stop the privatization of NIGCOMSAT are for the good of the company and for the good of the country It needs to change things through the unique and effective service it can provide and the revenue it generates for the government It is a difficult task to revive an institution and make it very successful The challenge of reviving NIGCOMSAT is not just a necessity but an obligation for all staff he said The Minister also said that the purpose of his visit was to address the great challenges that required the attention of the Federal Government Mr Pantami said the visit was to motivate and encourage staff members on the core values which were the guiding principles that must be embraced without compromise to ensure the success of the organization NIGCOMSAT Director General Abimbola Alale appreciated the Federal Government s efforts to ensure that NIGCOMSAT was operating at its full capacity We thank the Minister for the increase in the budget allocation for the company that needs capital after general expenses He defended us and insisted that there must be something good in NIGCOMSAT Because he is a man who believes that we can actually turn NIGCOMSAT on its head he said The Director General also promised the Minister the willingness of the agency to provide quality service and generate revenue to justify his efforts to revitalize the agency This year the Minister has given us many challenges and I know that we are ready to meet the challenges The subsidiaries are self financing and sustaining This year Nigerians need new significant changes to let them know that NIGCOMSAT is a new company he said NAN informs that some of the places visited included in the Facility Tour were the Satellite Control Center SCC Network Operations Center NOC and others YAYA
    Nigeria set to launch 2 additional Satellites
      The Federal Government said on Monday that everything is ready to launch two additional satellites by Nigeria Communication Satellite NIGCOMSAT Limited The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Prof Isa Pantami revealed this during a tour of the facilities and an interaction with the NIGCOMSAT management team in Abuja The Nigerian News Agency reports that the satellites are NigComSat 2 and NigComSat 3 As I said before 2022 has been dedicated to NigComSat and NIPOST and I want to do my best to improve on what we have achieved in the previous years I recently approved two subsidiaries of NIGCOMSAT LTD and I am here to monitor what they have been doing I have discovered some areas where we need to work to significantly improve their performance he said Pantami also said that for the agency not to be considered for privatization again it must provide quality service and generate good income The efforts made to stop the privatization of NIGCOMSAT are for the good of the company and for the good of the country It needs to change things through the unique and effective service it can provide and the revenue it generates for the government It is a difficult task to revive an institution and make it very successful The challenge of reviving NIGCOMSAT is not just a necessity but an obligation for all staff he said The Minister also said that the purpose of his visit was to address the great challenges that required the attention of the Federal Government Mr Pantami said the visit was to motivate and encourage staff members on the core values which were the guiding principles that must be embraced without compromise to ensure the success of the organization NIGCOMSAT Director General Abimbola Alale appreciated the Federal Government s efforts to ensure that NIGCOMSAT was operating at its full capacity We thank the Minister for the increase in the budget allocation for the company that needs capital after general expenses He defended us and insisted that there must be something good in NIGCOMSAT Because he is a man who believes that we can actually turn NIGCOMSAT on its head he said The Director General also promised the Minister the willingness of the agency to provide quality service and generate revenue to justify his efforts to revitalize the agency This year the Minister has given us many challenges and I know that we are ready to meet the challenges The subsidiaries are self financing and sustaining This year Nigerians need new significant changes to let them know that NIGCOMSAT is a new company he said NAN informs that some of the places visited included in the Facility Tour were the Satellite Control Center SCC Network Operations Center NOC and others YAYA
    Nigeria set to launch 2 additional Satellites
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    Nigeria set to launch 2 additional Satellites

    The Federal Government said on Monday that everything is ready to launch two additional satellites by Nigeria Communication Satellite, NIGCOMSAT, Limited.

    The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, revealed this during a tour of the facilities and an interaction with the NIGCOMSAT management team in Abuja.

    The Nigerian News Agency reports that the satellites are: NigComSat-2 and NigComSat-3.

    “As I said before, 2022 has been dedicated to NigComSat and NIPOST and I want to do my best to improve on what we have achieved in the previous years.

    “I recently approved two subsidiaries of NIGCOMSAT LTD and I am here to monitor what they have been doing.

    “I have discovered some areas where we need to work to significantly improve their performance,” he said.

    Pantami also said that for the agency not to be considered for privatization again, it must provide quality service and generate good income.

    “The efforts made to stop the privatization of NIGCOMSAT are for the good of the company and for the good of the country.

    “It needs to change things through the unique and effective service it can provide and the revenue it generates for the government.

    “It is a difficult task to revive an institution and make it very successful. The challenge of reviving NIGCOMSAT is not just a necessity, but an obligation for all staff,” he said.

    The Minister also said that the purpose of his visit was to address the great challenges that required the attention of the Federal Government.

    Mr. Pantami said the visit was to motivate and encourage staff members on the core values, which were the guiding principles that must be embraced without compromise to ensure the success of the organization.

    NIGCOMSAT Director General Abimbola Alale appreciated the Federal Government's efforts to ensure that NIGCOMSAT was operating at its full capacity.

    “We thank the Minister for the increase in the budget allocation for the company that needs capital after general expenses.

    “He defended us and insisted that there must be something good in NIGCOMSAT. Because he is a man who believes that we can actually turn NIGCOMSAT on its head,” he said.

    The Director General also promised the Minister the willingness of the agency to provide quality service and generate revenue to justify his efforts to revitalize the agency.

    “This year, the Minister has given us many challenges and I know that we are ready to meet the challenges. The subsidiaries are self-financing and sustaining.

    “This year, Nigerians need new significant changes to let them know that NIGCOMSAT is a new company,” he said.

    NAN informs that some of the places visited included in the Facility Tour were the Satellite Control Center, SCC, Network Operations Center, NOC and others.

    YAYA

  •   The Nigerian Postal Service NIPOST has signed a partnership with the Egyptian company e Gate Egypt on the digital transformation of logistics and last mile delivery chain services Post Director General PMG NIPOST Dr Ismail Adewusi said this in Abuja on Monday when e gate Egypt CEO Essam Alsaghir visited NIPOST headquarters to consummate the partnership Last mile delivery is the movement of goods from the warehouse the shelf or the transportation hub to their final delivery destination or the customer s door professionally known as the last mile Adewusi who said the partnership would help address infrastructure gaps at the agency added that it would also help job creation According to the PMG the digital transformation of mail implies that from one end to the other the customer can track the movement of his mail and his packages I think this is an area where we have really lacked some form of competitive advantage The signing of this agreement will also help us contribute to the vision of President Muhammadu Buhari s administration of lifting 100 million people out of poverty in the next 10 years He said that with the agreement NIPOST could involve many young people thus increasing job opportunities in the country Mr Alsaghir explaining the importance of the agreement said that the digital transformation of NIPOST s operations would fundamentally change the way postal services are delivered in Nigeria When the agreement is implemented the entire mail delivery system will be automated through the controller s mobile app Customers can track the movement of their packages through a mobile application Our partnership with NIPOST will provide our customers with new technology and mobile application for a safe easy and fast way to reach their customers not only for the postal service but for other transactions said Mr Alsaghir In addition he said that the association would help generate money making opportunities for many Nigerians particularly young people It is an income generating opportunity where citizens vehicles will be used Now every citizen with a vehicle will be a potential courier for the POS and the private company he said The framework agreement aims to enable the Pan African Postal Union PAPU and stakeholders to explore and execute business opportunities for registered communications and digital postal services YAYA
    NIPOST partner Egyptian firm on logistics, job creation
      The Nigerian Postal Service NIPOST has signed a partnership with the Egyptian company e Gate Egypt on the digital transformation of logistics and last mile delivery chain services Post Director General PMG NIPOST Dr Ismail Adewusi said this in Abuja on Monday when e gate Egypt CEO Essam Alsaghir visited NIPOST headquarters to consummate the partnership Last mile delivery is the movement of goods from the warehouse the shelf or the transportation hub to their final delivery destination or the customer s door professionally known as the last mile Adewusi who said the partnership would help address infrastructure gaps at the agency added that it would also help job creation According to the PMG the digital transformation of mail implies that from one end to the other the customer can track the movement of his mail and his packages I think this is an area where we have really lacked some form of competitive advantage The signing of this agreement will also help us contribute to the vision of President Muhammadu Buhari s administration of lifting 100 million people out of poverty in the next 10 years He said that with the agreement NIPOST could involve many young people thus increasing job opportunities in the country Mr Alsaghir explaining the importance of the agreement said that the digital transformation of NIPOST s operations would fundamentally change the way postal services are delivered in Nigeria When the agreement is implemented the entire mail delivery system will be automated through the controller s mobile app Customers can track the movement of their packages through a mobile application Our partnership with NIPOST will provide our customers with new technology and mobile application for a safe easy and fast way to reach their customers not only for the postal service but for other transactions said Mr Alsaghir In addition he said that the association would help generate money making opportunities for many Nigerians particularly young people It is an income generating opportunity where citizens vehicles will be used Now every citizen with a vehicle will be a potential courier for the POS and the private company he said The framework agreement aims to enable the Pan African Postal Union PAPU and stakeholders to explore and execute business opportunities for registered communications and digital postal services YAYA
    NIPOST partner Egyptian firm on logistics, job creation
    Headlines10 months ago

    NIPOST partner Egyptian firm on logistics, job creation

    The Nigerian Postal Service, NIPOST, has signed a partnership with the Egyptian company, e-Gate Egypt, on the digital transformation of logistics and last-mile delivery chain services.

    Post Director General PMG NIPOST Dr. Ismail Adewusi said this in Abuja on Monday when e-gate Egypt CEO Essam Alsaghir visited NIPOST headquarters to consummate the partnership.

    Last-mile delivery is the movement of goods from the warehouse, the shelf, or the transportation hub to their final delivery destination or the customer's door, professionally known as "the last mile."

    Adewusi, who said the partnership would help address infrastructure gaps at the agency, added that it would also help job creation.

    According to the PMG`, the digital transformation of mail implies that from one end to the other, the customer can track the movement of his mail and his packages.

    “I think this is an area where we have really lacked some form of competitive advantage.

    "The signing of this agreement will also help us contribute to the vision of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration of lifting 100 million people out of poverty in the next 10 years."

    He said that with the agreement, NIPOST could involve many young people, thus increasing job opportunities in the country.

    Mr. Alsaghir, explaining the importance of the agreement, said that the digital transformation of NIPOST's operations would fundamentally change the way postal services are delivered in Nigeria.

    “When the agreement is implemented, the entire mail delivery system will be automated through the controller's mobile app. Customers can track the movement of their packages through a mobile application.

    "Our partnership with NIPOST will provide our customers with new technology and mobile application for a safe, easy and fast way to reach their customers not only for the postal service but for other transactions," said Mr. Alsaghir.

    In addition, he said that the association would help generate money-making opportunities for many Nigerians, particularly young people.

    “It is an income-generating opportunity, where citizens' vehicles will be used. Now, every citizen with a vehicle will be a potential courier for the POS and the private company, ”he said.

    The framework agreement aims to enable the Pan African Postal Union, PAPU and stakeholders to explore and execute business opportunities for registered communications and digital postal services.

    YAYA

  •   The Nigerian Postal Service NIPOST said it had taken advantage of new technological innovations that would enable it meet customers expectations and serve their needs Dr Ismail Adewusi the postmaster general made the assertion during the Special Day of the Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS at the 2021 Lagos International Trade Fair LITR in Lagos The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the fair holding from Nov 5 to Nov 14 has as its theme Connecting Businesses Creating Value Over 200 000 visitors are expected while about 1 500 exhibitors from 16 countries are participating in the 35th edition of the fair Adewusi said Having embraced innovation NIPOST has taken advantage of the new technology developed new business models and new products and services that meet the needs and expectations of the current dynamic markets Aside the full automation of NIPOST Counters the International Postal System IPS and integrated postal management system IPMS now in place in NIPOST are some of the audacious steps in appropriating the availability of ICT to adequately serve the needs of our army of technologically driven customers Our E commerce and haulage Logistic ventures are gradually taking centre stage in business networking while SMEs and MSMEs constantly take advantage of our competitive rates to deliver goods and services he said He was represented Oladapo general manager NIPOST e Commerce and Logistics Furthermore the postmaster general said that NIPOST was currently providing ficial services to its customers He said NIPOST in a bid to support sustainable development goals banking to the unbanked is currently providing ficial services such as cash and other International fund transfer like Western Union on our counters Adewusi said also that NIPOST is in partnership with NIRSAL Microfice Bank and urged customers that they could access the bank in various NIPOST offices Besides he said NIPOST s awareness campaign at this year s Fair is stamp denotation EMS and Parcel Address Verification System Bulk post and Courier and Logistics Regulatory Department Philately etc He assured customers of the organisation s commitment to effectively and efficiently provide them with quality services He added that handling of their items was currently in line with the global best practices as quality bubble wraps had been introduced and used to protect and safeguard their items from moisture and breakage Earlier MrsToki Mabogunje President Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that the Trade Fair was specially packaged to showcase innovation in goods and services of indigenous businesses and enterprises in Africa According to her the aim of LCCI is to connect businesses and create value between manufacturers customers major sector companies and consumers products and services at the Fair This year s Trade Fair is specially packaged to showcase innovation in goods and services of indigenous businesses and enterprises in Africa there a platform for connecting with partners that is best served across the world she said Source NAN
    NIPOST embraces technology to serve customers’ needs – Adewusi
      The Nigerian Postal Service NIPOST said it had taken advantage of new technological innovations that would enable it meet customers expectations and serve their needs Dr Ismail Adewusi the postmaster general made the assertion during the Special Day of the Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS at the 2021 Lagos International Trade Fair LITR in Lagos The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the fair holding from Nov 5 to Nov 14 has as its theme Connecting Businesses Creating Value Over 200 000 visitors are expected while about 1 500 exhibitors from 16 countries are participating in the 35th edition of the fair Adewusi said Having embraced innovation NIPOST has taken advantage of the new technology developed new business models and new products and services that meet the needs and expectations of the current dynamic markets Aside the full automation of NIPOST Counters the International Postal System IPS and integrated postal management system IPMS now in place in NIPOST are some of the audacious steps in appropriating the availability of ICT to adequately serve the needs of our army of technologically driven customers Our E commerce and haulage Logistic ventures are gradually taking centre stage in business networking while SMEs and MSMEs constantly take advantage of our competitive rates to deliver goods and services he said He was represented Oladapo general manager NIPOST e Commerce and Logistics Furthermore the postmaster general said that NIPOST was currently providing ficial services to its customers He said NIPOST in a bid to support sustainable development goals banking to the unbanked is currently providing ficial services such as cash and other International fund transfer like Western Union on our counters Adewusi said also that NIPOST is in partnership with NIRSAL Microfice Bank and urged customers that they could access the bank in various NIPOST offices Besides he said NIPOST s awareness campaign at this year s Fair is stamp denotation EMS and Parcel Address Verification System Bulk post and Courier and Logistics Regulatory Department Philately etc He assured customers of the organisation s commitment to effectively and efficiently provide them with quality services He added that handling of their items was currently in line with the global best practices as quality bubble wraps had been introduced and used to protect and safeguard their items from moisture and breakage Earlier MrsToki Mabogunje President Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that the Trade Fair was specially packaged to showcase innovation in goods and services of indigenous businesses and enterprises in Africa According to her the aim of LCCI is to connect businesses and create value between manufacturers customers major sector companies and consumers products and services at the Fair This year s Trade Fair is specially packaged to showcase innovation in goods and services of indigenous businesses and enterprises in Africa there a platform for connecting with partners that is best served across the world she said Source NAN
    NIPOST embraces technology to serve customers’ needs – Adewusi
    General news11 months ago

    NIPOST embraces technology to serve customers’ needs – Adewusi

    The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), said it had taken advantage of new technological innovations that would enable it meet customers’ expectations and serve their needs.

    Dr Ismail Adewusi, the postmaster general, made the assertion during the Special Day of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the 2021 Lagos International Trade Fair (LITR) in Lagos.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the fair, holding from Nov. 5 to Nov. 14, has as its theme: “Connecting Businesses, Creating Value”.

    Over 200,000 visitors are expected while about 1,500 exhibitors from 16 countries are participating in the 35th edition of the fair.

    Adewusi said: “Having embraced innovation, NIPOST has taken advantage of the new technology, developed new business models and new products and services that meet the needs and expectations of the current dynamic markets.

    “Aside the full automation of NIPOST Counters, the International Postal System (IPS) and integrated postal management system (IPMS) now in place in NIPOST are some of the audacious steps in appropriating the availability of ICT to adequately serve the needs of our army of technologically-driven customers.

    “Our E-commerce and haulage/Logistic ventures are gradually taking centre stage in business networking while SMEs and MSMEs constantly take advantage of our competitive rates to deliver goods and services,” he said.

    He was represented Oladapo, general manager, NIPOST e-Commerce and Logistics.

    Furthermore, the postmaster general said that NIPOST was currently providing ficial services to its customers.

    He said: “NIPOST in a bid to support sustainable development goals banking to the unbanked is currently providing ficial services such as, cash and other International fund transfer like Western Union on our counters”.

    Adewusi said also that NIPOST is in partnership with NIRSAL Microfice Bank and urged customers that they could access the bank in various NIPOST offices.

    Besides, he said NIPOST’s awareness campaign at this year’s Fair is stamp denotation, EMS and Parcel, Address Verification System, Bulk post and Courier and Logistics Regulatory Department, Philately etc.

    He assured customers of the organisation’s commitment to effectively and efficiently provide them with quality services.

    He added that handling of their items was currently in line with the global best practices as quality bubble wraps had been introduced and used to protect and safeguard their items from moisture and breakage.

    Earlier, MrsToki Mabogunje, President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said that the Trade Fair was specially packaged to showcase innovation in goods and services of indigenous businesses and enterprises in Africa.

    According to her, the aim of LCCI is to connect businesses and create value between manufacturers, customers, major sector companies and consumers products and services at the Fair.

    “This year’s Trade Fair is specially packaged to showcase innovation in goods and services of indigenous businesses and enterprises in Africa, there a platform for connecting with partners that is best served across the world,” she said.

    Source: NAN

  •   By Tolu Aiyegbusi The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Isa Pantami said the Federal Government would soon unveil policies to unbundle the Nigerian Postal Services NIPOST Pantami stated this on Tuesday in Abuja at the unveiling ceremony of NIPOST revenue stamp The Minister described NIPOST as one of the most important institutions of government adding that policies that would transform its operations and make it innovative would soon be unveiled We have so many policies of transforming NIPOST in the pipeline and part of it will unbundle NIPOST We also have the ACT of NIPOST going into amendment We have a plan with a property and development company the company will bring together all the properties of NIPOST develop them and make sure that the government generates revenue from them All generated revenue will go into developing sectors like health education agriculture security and other social developments he said He disclosed that other aspects of NIPOST unbundling to take place before end of the year include NIPOST transport and logistics courier services and microfinance bank Pantami who was hopeful of NIPOST becoming a world class outfit praised stakeholders for their unrelenting efforts in remodeling and recording modest achievements recently The Postmaster General PMG of NIPOST Dr Ismail Adewusi earlier stated that over the years Nigeria s history had been documented through stamps Through stamps NIPOST has documented Nigeria s history educating and preserving our national heritage among others Stamps have served as objects of visual communication and dependable recorder of events for prosperity he said Going down memory lane the PMG said revenue stamps were first issued when the Niger coast and southern Nigerian protectorates merged into the colony and protectorate of Nigeria in 1938 According to him after the time of the merger series of rare revenue stamps were produced However he urged the public to avail themselves the new revenue stamps for the authentication and validation of documents and denotation of duties or fees We have about 25 million copies of the stamp unveiled today for sale at the rate of N50 each and it is available for sale in all our postal outfits nationwide We are hopeful it will be sold out in the next two weeks and then we commence reproduction he said In her remarks the chairman NIPOST Governing Board Maimuna Abubakar said the unveiling of stamps marked a milestone in the effort towards institutionalising a culture of excellence in NIPOST public service delivery According to her NIPOST is back to its legal position of administration of stamps and effectively contributing to the socio economic development of Nigeria We are thankful with the signing into law of the amended Finance Act 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari There is no need over stating the obvious that NIPOST stamps have been unquestionably used since time immemorial as the only instrument for denoting duty and today s event is a testament I strongly believe that NIPOST can thrive on revenue generation considering the massive network infrastructure and opportunities around it she said NAN
    FG to unveil NIPOST unbundling policies
      By Tolu Aiyegbusi The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Isa Pantami said the Federal Government would soon unveil policies to unbundle the Nigerian Postal Services NIPOST Pantami stated this on Tuesday in Abuja at the unveiling ceremony of NIPOST revenue stamp The Minister described NIPOST as one of the most important institutions of government adding that policies that would transform its operations and make it innovative would soon be unveiled We have so many policies of transforming NIPOST in the pipeline and part of it will unbundle NIPOST We also have the ACT of NIPOST going into amendment We have a plan with a property and development company the company will bring together all the properties of NIPOST develop them and make sure that the government generates revenue from them All generated revenue will go into developing sectors like health education agriculture security and other social developments he said He disclosed that other aspects of NIPOST unbundling to take place before end of the year include NIPOST transport and logistics courier services and microfinance bank Pantami who was hopeful of NIPOST becoming a world class outfit praised stakeholders for their unrelenting efforts in remodeling and recording modest achievements recently The Postmaster General PMG of NIPOST Dr Ismail Adewusi earlier stated that over the years Nigeria s history had been documented through stamps Through stamps NIPOST has documented Nigeria s history educating and preserving our national heritage among others Stamps have served as objects of visual communication and dependable recorder of events for prosperity he said Going down memory lane the PMG said revenue stamps were first issued when the Niger coast and southern Nigerian protectorates merged into the colony and protectorate of Nigeria in 1938 According to him after the time of the merger series of rare revenue stamps were produced However he urged the public to avail themselves the new revenue stamps for the authentication and validation of documents and denotation of duties or fees We have about 25 million copies of the stamp unveiled today for sale at the rate of N50 each and it is available for sale in all our postal outfits nationwide We are hopeful it will be sold out in the next two weeks and then we commence reproduction he said In her remarks the chairman NIPOST Governing Board Maimuna Abubakar said the unveiling of stamps marked a milestone in the effort towards institutionalising a culture of excellence in NIPOST public service delivery According to her NIPOST is back to its legal position of administration of stamps and effectively contributing to the socio economic development of Nigeria We are thankful with the signing into law of the amended Finance Act 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari There is no need over stating the obvious that NIPOST stamps have been unquestionably used since time immemorial as the only instrument for denoting duty and today s event is a testament I strongly believe that NIPOST can thrive on revenue generation considering the massive network infrastructure and opportunities around it she said NAN
    FG to unveil NIPOST unbundling policies
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    FG to unveil NIPOST unbundling policies

    By Tolu Aiyegbusi

    The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, said the Federal Government would soon unveil policies to unbundle the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST).

    Pantami stated this on Tuesday in Abuja at the unveiling ceremony of NIPOST revenue stamp.

    The Minister described NIPOST as one of the most important institutions of government, adding that policies that would transform its operations and make it innovative would soon be unveiled.

    “ We have so many policies of transforming NIPOST in the pipeline and part of it will unbundle NIPOST.

    “We also have the ACT of NIPOST going into amendment.

    “ We have a plan with a property and development company, the company will bring together all the properties of NIPOST, develop them and make sure that the government generates revenue from them.

    “ All generated revenue will go into developing sectors like health, education, agriculture, security and other social developments,’’ he said.

    He disclosed that other aspects of NIPOST unbundling to take place before  end of the year include NIPOST transport and logistics, courier services and microfinance bank.

    Pantami who was hopeful of NIPOST becoming a world class outfit praised stakeholders for their unrelenting efforts in remodeling and recording modest achievements recently.

    The Postmaster General (PMG) of NIPOST, Dr Ismail Adewusi, earlier stated that over the years, Nigeria’s history had been documented through stamps.

    “ Through stamps, NIPOST has documented Nigeria’s history, educating and preserving our national heritage among others.

    “Stamps have served as objects of visual communication and dependable recorder of events for prosperity, ” he said.

    Going down memory lane, the PMG said revenue stamps were first issued when the Niger coast and southern Nigerian protectorates merged into the colony and protectorate of Nigeria in 1938.

    According to him, after the time of the merger, series of rare revenue stamps were produced.

    However, he urged the public to avail themselves the new revenue stamps for the authentication and validation of documents and denotation of duties or fees.

    “ We have about 25 million copies of the stamp unveiled today for sale at the rate of N50 each and it is available for sale in all our postal outfits nationwide.

    “ We are hopeful it will be sold out in the next two weeks and then we commence reproduction,’’ he said.

    In her remarks, the chairman, NIPOST Governing Board, Maimuna Abubakar, said the unveiling of stamps marked a milestone in the effort towards institutionalising a culture of excellence in NIPOST public service delivery.

    According to her, NIPOST is back to its legal position of administration of stamps and effectively contributing to the socio economic development of Nigeria.

    “ We are thankful with the signing into law of the amended Finance Act 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

    “ There is no need over stating the obvious that NIPOST stamps have been unquestionably used since time immemorial as the only instrument for denoting duty and today’s event is a testament.

    “ I strongly believe that NIPOST can thrive on revenue generation, considering the massive network, infrastructure and opportunities around it,’’ she said. (NAN)