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Stakeholders Urge FG To Create Maritime ‘Accidents Investigation Bureau’

Stakeholders Urge FG To Create Maritime Accident Investigation Bureau

By Kenneth Jukpor Maritime experts have admonished the Federal Government to take a cue from the aviation sector by establishing an agency to be known as ‘Accidents Investigation Bureau (AIB)’ to provide in-depth study and statistics  of accidents in the ...

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BREAKING: Ikeja Customs Intercepts, Destroys Smuggled Poultry Products Worth N5.5Million

  By Oyeniyi Iwakun Smugglers may have encountered yet another waterloo as about 917 cartons of poultry products with the Duty Paid Value of N5,502,000 suspected to be smuggled  en-route the Seme border was destroyed yesterday by the Federal Operations ...

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ANLCA To Contest CRFFN Governing Council Elections, Withdraws Court Case

ANLCA To Contest CRFFN Governing Council Elections, Withdraws Court Case

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has revealed its intention to contest in the upcoming governing council elections of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) and withdrawn its court case against the Council. ...

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FOU Ikeja Customs Impounds N1.10bn Contraband In One Month

FOU Ikeja Customs Impounds N1.10bn Contraband In One Month

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Ikeja has intercepted various contraband and other goods on detention with a duty paid value(DPV ) of One Billion, Ten Million, Two hundred and Ninety -Five  Thousand, Six Hundred and Sixty ...

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Maritime Development: African Nations Need Comprehensive Maritime Policies

Maritime Development: African Nations Need Comprehensive Maritime Policies

By Kenneth Jukpor Maritime experts have posited that a comprehensive maritime policy framework is a prerequisite for developing maritime infrastructure across the African coastal states. This position was first posited by the Former Chairman of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ...

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Arik Air Makes Inaugural Flight To Bauchi

We make N75m refund to customers weekly — Arik

Yesterday, Arik Air launched an inaugural flight to Bauchi from Lagos via Abuja. The flight landed at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Buachi, at 11.35am. Bauchi State Governor, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, commended Arik Air for extending its flight operations ...

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PTML Port Access Saga: NAGAFF Urges Freight Forwarders To Stay Calm

KLT NAGAFF & Noisemaking

The management of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has admonished aggrieved freight forwarders to remain calm over the controversial Port Access/Identity Card policy of the authorities at the PTML. The association said it was already holding ...

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NPA Management Revives NIPOSA Games

BULLS: Time Conscious Hadiza

After nearly 17 years of lull in activity, the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has revived the annual Nigerian Ports Sports Association (NIGOSA) Games which was last held in 2001. All is now set for the 2018 edition ...

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Regional Cooperation Key To African Maritime Security Development -Dakuku

Regional Cooperation Key To African Maritime Security Development -Dakuku

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that regional cooperation is key to the safety and security of inbound and outbound goods and services to Africa through the seas. Dr. ...

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Court Orders Maersk Line To Pay N5m Damages To Skelas

A.P. Moller Maersk To Split Into Transport, Energy Divisions

In a major boost to the campaign for increased efficiency in shipping operations, the Lagos judicial division of the Federal High Court has upheld the claims of a consignee, Skelas Limited, whose cargo was misplaced by the carrier, Maersk Line ...

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NAGAFF Urges Members To Explore Rail Freight Opportunities

NAGAFF Urges Members To Explore Rail Freight Opportunities

By Kenneth Jukpor Following the take-off of Inland Dry Port in Kaduna, and other imminent developments in several parts of the country, the leadership of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has admonished its members to explore ...

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ANLCA To Obtain Court Injunction To Stop CRFFN Elections

ANLCA Sets 90-day Agenda For Incoming Executives

By Kenneth Jukpor Following the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) release of its  timetable for the election of practitioners into its governing council, the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) is set to obtain a ...

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Eschew Ethnic And Religious Bias, Customs Boss Urges New ANLCA Leadership

Eschew Ethnic And Religious Bias, Customs Boss Urges New ANLCA Leadership

By Kenneth Jukpor Following the swearing-in of the new national executives of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Col. Hammed Ali (Rtd) has admonished the new leadership to eschew ethnic and ...

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ANLCA BOT Chairman Indicts President Over N35million Biometric Fund

ANLCA BOT Chairman Indicts President Over N35million Biometric Fund

By Kenneth Jukpor The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Mr. Henry Njoku has admonished the outgoing ANLCA President, Prince Olayiwola Shittu to do an audit of his administration and account for ...

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SAHCOL Begins Handling For Two Additional Global Airlines

SAHCOL Constructs Ground Support Equipment

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) has been chosen as the preferred Aviation Ground Handling partner to two international airlines operating into the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano. The airlines; Badr Airlines and Tarco Airways shall each be ...

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Police Set-up Innocent Citizens To Meet IG’s Target

Police Set-up Innocent Citizens To Meet IG’s Target

People tortured to own up crime – eyewitness ICPC gives tips to trap Police culprits As part of efforts to please the Inspector-General of Police, IG, Ibrahim Idris with revenue targets, Nigeria Police have devised new schemes to blackmail citizens, ...

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Nigeria Customs Introduces Additional Uniform

Nigeria Customs Introduces Additional Uniform

The Management of the Nigeria Customs Service has approved a new additional uniform to give officers and men variety of uniforms that can be worn depending on the weather and assignment to be executed. The additional wear which was officially ...

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MMS WoFHoF Initiative Mourns Winnie Mandela

MMS WoFHoF Initiative Mourns Winnie Mandela

It is with deep sorrow that MMS Woman Of Fortune Hall Of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative  mourns the demise of Winnie Madikizela – Mandela, a leading figure at the forefront of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. MMS WoFHoF Initiative, ...

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Freight Forwarder’s Enlightenment Guarantees Economic Growth And National Security – Princess Chi

Freight Forwarder’s Enlightenment Guarantees Economic Growth And National Security - Princess Chi

By Kenneth Jukpor Mrs. Princess Chi Ezeh is the Managing Director, Muna-Sylver Nig. Limited. Having spent decades in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, Princess recently dovetailed into the nation’s maritime sector with special interest in freight forwarding. In this interview ...

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2017 MMS Hall Of Famer Wins Young African CEO Award

MMS Hall Of Famer Wins 2018 Young African CEO Award

One of the 2017 MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Famers (WoFHoF) Dr. Amy Jadesimi has won the Young African Chief Executive Officers (CEO) of 2018 award at the prestigious Africa CEO Forum which held recently in Abidjan, Cote’d voire. ...

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