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Port Agencies Mull Joint Inspection Of Vessels At Seaports

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), the Department of State Security Service (DSS)and other relevant agencies on Thursday harped on the need for collaboration on boarding, inspection of vessels calling at Nigeria seaports. This proposal was among the key considerations during the agencies’ meeting […]

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Customs Service Rues Rot Of Ports’ Scanners, Reps To Investigate

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)on Wednesday expressed its displeasure over the rotting of three calibre mobile scanning machines worth millions of Naira at the TinCan and Apapa Ports and urged the National Assembly to assist in ensuring that the machines are installed for use at the ports. A Comptroller of Customs, Mohammed Abba-Kura, gave this […]

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LCCI Charts Roadmap To Effective Border Closure For Economic Growth

The Lagos Chamber of Industry and Industry (LCCI)  has described the current closure of Nigerian land borders as coming with attendant benefits and costs, the latter which require urgent measures to be addressed by the government. The Director General of the organized private sector group, Mr. Muda Yusuf, on Tuesday stated that   reports on the […]

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Closed Borders Will Be Re-Opened Soon – Ahmed

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians whose legitimate businesses are being adversely affected by the closed borders between Nigeria and the neighbouring countries that plans are ongoing to consider the re-opening of the borders. The Minister of Finance, Budget and Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, who gave the assurance on Monday during her briefings on the […]

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Customs’ Tin-Can Island Port Command Generates N303.5Bn

The Tin-Can Port Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has generated about N303.5 billion between January till date, representing about N50.5 billion higher than theN253 billion it collected in the corresponding period of 2017. This is just as it disclosed that another 13 containers of Tramadol, dangerous drugs with other contraband items worth […]

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Nigeria Customs To Commence Electronic Cargo Tracking

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Wednesday hinted on its  plans to introduce Electronic Cargo Tracking System in 2019 as part of its initiatives to enhance its operations at various border posts in the country. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd),  who disclosed this during a joint press conference with his counterpart from […]

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Customs’ Tin Can Island Command Generates N31.8Bn In August

The Tin Can Island Port Customs Command generated N31.8 billion in August 2018, representing about N3.24 billion higher than the N28.6 billion it generated in the corresponding period of 2017. The Customs Area Controller (CAC) of the command, Comptroller Musa Abdullahi, made the disclosure on Wednesday while conducting the Zonal Coordinator Zone “A” Assistant Comptroller […]

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Egina FPSO: LADOL Terminates Pact With Samsung Heavy Industries

Barely two weeks after deploying the Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) unit for operations, LADOL, one of the builders of the vessel, has terminated its agreements with the foreign partner, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), over allegations of untoward activities, including contractual and ethical breaches. Specifically, LADOL, a logistics company and operator of the Free […]