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Customs hinders 227 smuggling assaults on Kebbi

Operatives of Nigeria Customs Service, Kebbi state, seized N320 million worth of contraband between January and December 2020. Speaking to Journalists on Wednesday in Birnin Kebbi, the Customs Area Comptroller, Hafiz Kalla, revealed that the activities of the command in...

Boat operators to Sanwo -Olu, name Falomo, Ikorodu ferry terminals after Jakande

The Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON) has advised Lagos State Government to rename either Falomo or Ikorodu ferry terminals after the late Lateef Jakande, first civilian governor of Lagos State. The President of the...

Apapa gridlock: Freight forwarders, truckers blames shipping firms 

Freight forwarders, truckers have accused shipping companies of causing gridlock at Apapa ports. They attributed some of the blame to extortion from security agencies and poor access roads. Concerned maritime stakeholders deliberated at the second series of a stakeholder forum focused on resolving...

Maritime stakeholders condemn unfavourable government policies at ports

Maritime stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to address the anti-export policies of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other hiccups affecting clearing at the ports. The call was made last week, the stakeholders lamented that hundreds of...

Maritime firm plans $2.9 billion deep seaport project in Delta

Mercury Maritime Concession Company (MMCC) has revealed plans to set up a $2.9 billion Escravos Seaport Industrial Complex (ESIC) in Delta State in partnership with the Port of Antwerp international. While speaking to newsmen about the project at the Navy...

Nigeria Customs warns smugglers against economic sabotage

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has warned the smugglers in the Southsouth and southeast parts of the country to desist from economic sabotage or face the full weight of the law. The Controller, FOU, Zone C, Comptroller Yusuf...

Nigerian Navy will create a conducive environment for maritime business – Rear Adm. Awwal Gambo

The Nigerian Navy has reaffirmed its commitment to restore normalcy in the nation’s maritime zone and entrench a conducive environment for maritime business to flourish. The above statement was made by the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Rear Adm. Awwal...

Kidnapped Sailors Return to Turkey, speaks on Death Threats and Forest Captivity

Fifteen Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates last month in the Gulf of Guinea arrived back in Turkey on Sunday and the ship’s captain described how they faced death threats and were held in a forest during their three-week ordeal. The...

The era of fraudulent activities has come to an end, NAFDAC warns clearing agents, importers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC), has warned clearing agents and importers operating at the nation’s ports to desist from fraudulent activities, stressing public health must be safeguarded. The warning was gave by the Director-General of NAFDAC,...

#EndSARS protests delayed reopening of Third Mainland Bridge – FG

The Federal Government has announced that the recent #EndSARS protest that took place on October 2020 is the major reason the Third Mainland Bridge will not be opened on Monday as initially scheduled. The announcement was made by the Federal...

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Appeal Court upholds N3.8b, $4.9m judgment against Customs

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld a N3.82 billion and $4.95 million monetary judgment against the Nigerian Customs Service Board (NCSB)...

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