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Clearing agents protest extortion, high handedness by Customs at Onne

Clearing agents on Tuesday withdrew their services over alleged high handedness by officials of the Nigeria Customs Service, Onne Port Command. Some of the agents, who spoke with SHIPS & PORTS, accused the Customs Intelligent (CIU) of delaying the exit...

NBC suspends Channels Television, fines station N5m

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has suspended the broadcast license of Channels Television and also imposed a N5 million fine on the station for alleged breach of the broadcast code in its live programme titled, “Politics Today”. In a letter...
Judgment on Floyd’s murder: CSOs urge judiciary in Nigeria to be independent, fearless

Judgment on Floyd’s murder: CSOs urge judiciary in Nigeria to be independent, fearless

Civil Society Organisations, CSO, weekend, reacted to a recent judgment delivered on the murder of George Floyd, by a police officer, Derek Chauvin, urged the judiciary in Nigeria to be independent and fearless in giving verdicts. Speaking with Vanguard,...
SON seizes N600m substandard tyres

SON seizes N600m worth of substandard tyres

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Friday seized N600 million worth of substandard tyres at an enforcement exercise along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. SON Director-General, Farouk Salim, said the seizure was part of SON’s efforts and commitment to safeguarding lives...

Nigeria spends $6.1bn yearly on wheat importation

The Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) says about $6.1 billion is spent yearly to import wheat into Nigeria. The President of the association, Salim Muhammad, made this known at a news conference on wheat forex in Abuja on Thursday. Muhammad...
NPA appoints four GMs, eight AGMs — Official

NPA appoints four GMs, eight AGMs — Official

“With these appointments, the Authority (NPA) has a total number of 21 GMs and 60 AGMs,” he said. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has announced the appointment of four new General Managers (GM) and eight Assistant General Managers(AGM). A statement by...
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Human face imperative for revenue drive

It does not come as a surprise that the drive by financially hard-pressed states to raise internally generated revenue is making life and business difficult for citizens, considering the many battles the average Nigerian is fighting for survival. States...
Freight forwarders alert customs to expired cargoes at Ikorodu terminal

Freight forwarders alert customs to expired cargoes at Ikorodu terminal

reight shipping containers at the docks; Shutterstock ID The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has called on the board of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to restore the Ikorodu terminal/government warehouse as expired overtime cargoes litter...

NPA moves to decongest ports

The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) has revealed that by January 2021 it will float the electronic version of its call-up system, which is expected to clear the protracted traffic around Apapa ports and decongest the terminals of bulk cargoes. The...

Nigerian Shippers’ council vows to end extortion at ports

The Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Shippers council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has vowed to put an end to extortion at the ports. He made this known after debunking reports about the withdrawal of drivers attached to the Presidential Taskforce on...

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In the last 24 hours, 12 vessels have arrived the Lagos Ports while 44 ships are expected to arrive in the next 30 days. Expected...

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