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FG Launches App To Boost Ease Of Doing Business

How To Diversify Africa’s Largest Economy

As part of efforts to enhance the ease of doing business in Nigeria, the Federal Government has launched a mobile app, ‘REPORTGOV’ to receive feedback and complaints from the general public regarding the quality of services from government agencies. Minister of ...

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Delays In Form M, PAAR Caused By Internal Auditing – Customs

Customs intercepts bales of illegal police uniforms, tear gas canisters

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has attributed the recent delays observed by port users in the approval of Form M’s and Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) to its internal auditing of Fast-Track beneficiaries. Customs revealed this in a press release signed ...

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AIB Investigates NCAT Aircraft Accident

Global air accident reduces, says US agency

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has commenced investigations into the accident involving  a Tampico (TB9) aircraft marked 5N-CBP belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria. General Manager, Public Affairs, AIB,Tunji Oketunbi gave the hint in a statement ...

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NAHCO, FAAN To Improve Cargo Operations In Lagos, Abuja

Correct MMA2 concession anomalies, FAAN tells ICRC

Management of NAHCO aviance has partnered with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to improve airports operations especially with regards cargo handling around the nation’s airports. The Managing Director of NAHCO, Mrs. Olatokunbo made this known while speaking to the ...

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Sirika Speaks On Airport Development Under Buhari

National carrier on course, says Sirika

Minister of State (Aviation), Sen. Hadi Sirika has applauded President Muhammed Buhari’s administration for the improvement in safety and infrastructural development of airports as well as the part payment of Ex-staff of the now liquidated Nigeria Airways. The Minister expressed ...

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Elections: Gunboats To Escort Materials On High Seas — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said it had enlisted the support of the marine police and the Nigerian Navy to escort election personnel and materials moving to riverine communities through the high seas with gunboats. The INEC ...

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Presidential Polls: Aviation Minister Dismisses INEC Logistics Claims

FG To Commence Military Queues At Nigerian Airports

By Okuneye Moyosola The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika has debunked claims by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), that bad weather prevented the transportation of election materials. The Minister gave the indication on his twitter handle yesterday, ...

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Caverton Reassures Nigerians Of Safe Flight Services

Caverton Responsible For Osinbanjo’s Helicopter Crash- AIB

Following the preliminary report by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) over the helicopter accident involving the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Caverton Helicopter Nigeria Limited has assured the public of the organization’s safe and reliable air transport service in Nigeria. ...

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New CIoTA Leadership Tasked With Addressing Nigeria’s Transport Deficits

New CIoTA Leadership Tasked With Addressing Nigeria’s Transport Deficits

By Kenneth Jukpor Political and economic experts have admonished the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIoTA) Nigeria to correct the transport deficits in country. The experts were speaking during the Investiture Ceremony of the newly elected President of CIoTA, Dr. ...

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AIB Wins MMS 2018 Transport Agency’s Rating

AIB Wins MMS 2018 Transport Agency’s Rating

By Okuneye Moyosola The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) emerged as the best agency in the Nigerian transport sector in 2018, according to the Money Management Series (MMS) Transport Agency’s ratings for 2018. AIB pulled the highest percentage with 55% in the fiscal ...

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NAHCO Gets N3.6bn Equipment, Persuades Shareholders To Invest

NAHCO Promises Shareholders Increased Returns

In a bid to boost operations, the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc. (NAHCO) said it has invested the sum of 3.6 billion naira to purchase new equipment. The aviation ground handling company also persuaded members of the public to invest ...

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Apapa Customs Hit 95% Revenue Target, Generates N404.0bn In 2018

Apapa Customs Hit 95% Revenue Target, Generates N404.0bn In 2018    

By Kenneth Jukpor   The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Apapa Area Command has revealed that it generated N404. 0 billion in 2018, a figure which accounts for 95% of its annual revenue target.   The revenue for 2018 is an ...

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Osinbajo’s Helicopter Crash- AIB Calls For Masses’ Support

Caverton Responsible For Osinbanjo’s Helicopter Crash- AIB

By Okuneye Moyosola The Accident Investigation Bureau has urged the public to support the ongoing investigation process on the circumstances that led to the crash of a helicopter conveying the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other passengers to Kabba, Kogi ...

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Marine Customs Lament Over 5,600 Expired Bags Of Rice At Warehouse

Displays cannabis, clothing, shoes, other seizures worth N197million By Kenneth Jukpor The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has expressed dissatisfaction at the wastage of 5,646 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice worth N124, 776, 600 which ...

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Cross Border Crime: Seme Customs Arrests Four Armed Robbers

Cross Border Crime: Seme Customs Arrests Four Armed Robbers

By Kenneth Jukpor   Four armed robbers have been arrested by officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) from the Seme Border Command as Customs intensifies efforts to reduce cross border crimes within the Seme Border area.   The Customs ...

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2019: FG Expects Maritime Sector To Contribute 10% GDP

2019: FG Expects Maritime Sector To Contribute 10% GDP

As NIMASA launches 2019/2020 maritime forecast As part of efforts to correct the abysmal representation of the nation’s maritime sector in the past, the Federal Government has projected a 10% growth in the Nigerian maritime industry in 2019. This was ...

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FG Floats Manual Truck Call-Up System At Lagos Ports

FG Unveils Standard Operating Procedures For Trucks

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to curb the haphazard movement of trucks along the port access roads in Lagos, the Federal Government has decided to refloat a manual truck call-up system that would see only trucks with specific ...

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SIFAX Group Consortium Pledges World Class Service At Warri Port

SIFAX boss explains investment in The Gambia

The SIFAX Group-led consortium, Ocean and Cargo Terminal Services Limited, has assured the Federal Government and other stakeholders that it would turn around the fortunes of the Terminal B, Warri Old Port with services that meet global best standards. This ...

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League Of Maritime Editors Indict NIMASA Over Lavish N500million Corporate Dinner

League Of Maritime Editors Indict NIMASA For Lavish N500million Corporate Dinner

By Kenneth Jukpor The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP) yesterday, lampooned the Nigerian Maritime and Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) over the lavish N500 million on the Corporate Dinner and Merit Award organized recently by the agency at ...

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Efficient Dispute Resolution Critical To Growth Of Maritime Sector – Dakuku

NIMASA raises hope on disbursement of N44b cabotage fund

* As NIMASA Organizes Admiralty Law Seminar for Judges The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged the Nigerian judicial system to ensure efficiency and timely dispensation of justice in maritime ...

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