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NPA’s Call To Revoke Secure Anchorage Contract Is Wrong – OMSL

Managing Lagos Ports

  In a swift reaction to Nigerian Ports Authority’s (NPA) recent call for the termination of Secure Anchorage Area (SAA), the management of Ocean Marine Solutions Limited (OMSL), has faulted NPA’s reasons for such call, even as it rebuked NPA ...

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Sealed marts: Car dealers demand N10bn, LCCI berates customs

Sealed marts: Car dealers demand N10bn, LCCI berates customs

An association of car dealers in Lagos State has asked the Nigeria Customs Service to immediately open their sealed car marts and pay them N10bn compensation within 30 days or be ready to face a court action. The NCS had ...

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‘Why Customs created Kebbi border points’

‘Why Customs created Kebbi border points’

The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (retd.), said the Nigeria Customs Service created the Kebbi State Area Command to improve revenue generation opportunities from the eight border stations in the state. The Comptroller General, who made the ...

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Africa To Lose Colossal Freight Earnings Despite Regional Trade Agreement

Africa To Lose Colossal Freight Earnings Despite Regional Trade Agreement

·  Shipowners, Freight Agents, others urged to form influential groups By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) estimated to boost intra-African trade by 52% by 2022, African shipowners have expressed concern that the region would miss out ...

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Riders Permit Isn’t National Drivers’ License -FRSC

Riders Permit Isn't National Drivers' License -FRSC

Owing to the growing rate at which tricycle and motorcycle operators mistake Riders Permit issued in their respective states for the National Drivers License (NDL), the Federal Road Safety Corps has clarified that they are two different documents and permit ...

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FG Urged To Formulate Policies To Support Women In Maritime

FG Urged To Formulate Policies To Support Women In Maritime

Maritime industry stakeholders have admonished the Federal Government to encourage more women participation the maritime sector by initiating policies that support women in the industry. This was the crux of the maiden annual conference of African Women in Maritime (WIMA)– ...

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FG approves N10 billion for Enugu airport repairs

FG approves N10 billion for Enugu airport repairs

The Federal Government yesterday approved the sum of N10 billion for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. President Muhammad Buhari, via his twitter handle, disclosed the approval on Thursday. Buhari in his tweet stated: “I have approved ...

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Border closure reduced fuel consumption by 8m litres – FG

Border closure reduced fuel consumption by 8m litres – FG

The Federal Government has said the closure of the land borders by the Nigeria Customs Service has cut down the consumption of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, from 60 to 52 million litres per day. This represents a ...

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LCCI partners Oxford Group to drive non-oil exports

LCCI partners Oxford Group to drive non-oil exports

the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has signed a memorandum of understanding with Oxford Business Group on its plans to drive Nigeria’s non-oil growth. The OBG, an advisory and research firm, will capture the concrete efforts of the government ...

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FEC approves N5.4bn for gas parks, airport security

FEC approves N5.4bn for gas parks, airport security

The Federal Executive Council has approved N5.4bn for the construction of oil and gas parks and indoor shooting range for aviation security. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, spoke on the oil and gas project while the ...

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NAF wings first female fighter pilots

NAF wings first female fighter pilots

The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday inducted 13 new fighter pilots including two women, Kafayat Sanni and Tolulope Arotile. They were trained in the United States and South Africa. The new pilots were inducted at the NAF Headquarters, Abuja, on ...

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Customs ban exports, imports via land borders indefinitely

Customs ban exports, imports via land borders indefinitely

NIS denies 1,111 foreigners entry into Nigeria The Nigeria Customs Service on Monday announced an indefinite ban on importation and exportation of goods through the land borders. Comptroller-General, NCS, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), who stated this at a press conference ...

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Increased Customs Revenue Spells Doom For Nigeria’s Economy–PEBEC

Increased Customs Revenue Spells Doom For Nigeria’s Economy--PEBEC

· Armed Robbers attack our vessels at berth bimonthly in Apapa – Dangote By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the federal government’s tendency to set revenue targets for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), fresh reports have emerged that increased Customs revenue generation ...

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Lagos Road Construction Would Speed Up When Rain Stops – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Road Construction Would Speed Up When Rain Stops - Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor,  Babajide Sanwo-Olu has, for the umpteenth time, pleaded with the residents of the state to bear with the government over deplorable state of many roads in the metropolis. The governor reiterated that most of the roads would ...

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MWUN Issues 14-Days Ultimatum To Terminal Operators On Illegal Employees

MWUN Issues 14-Days Ultimatum To Terminal Operators On Illegal Employees

Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to terminal operators to identify and fish out illegal employees hanging around their terminals, the union says that these are the elements perpetrating acts of pilfering inside Nigerian Ports ...

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MMS, Maritime Industry Mourns Promise Anaroke’s Demise

The Un-promised Exit Of Mrs. Promise Sends Shocks

Mrs. Promise Anaroke, Founding Member of Kings Communications Limited and wife of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kingsley Anaroke has passed on. Kings Communications Limited, publishers of MMS Plus newspaper announced the death of the company’s jewel on Thursday, although ...

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FAAN To Deploy K9 Dogs To Enhance Safety, Security At The Airports

FAAN To Deploy K9 Dogs To Enhance Safety, Security At The Airports

Security of the nation’s airports and in particular, surveillance of the perimeter fence will soon be stepped up with the deployment of well trained K9 dogs. In safety and security standard practice, K9 security detection dogs are trained to screen ...

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NAMA Boosts Airways Communication In North Eastern Corridor

NAMA Boosts Airways Communication In North Eastern Corridor

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has completed the installation of a Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) station at the Jos airport in Plateau State successfully integrating the VHF radio into the network in an effort to eliminate blind spots in ...

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SAHCO Acquires New Fleet Of Ground Handling Equipment, Expands Warehouse

SAHCOL Constructs Ground Support Equipment

Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has acquired a fleet of brand new Ground Handling Equipment and expanded its cargo warehouse to boost its operations to accommodate its growing activities. It was also presented an award as the Most Impactful ...

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FG worries over drop applications for mining licences

FG worries over drop applications for mining licences

The Federal Government on Thursday expressed concern over a decline in the number of applications for mining licences in the country. Records presented by the Nigerian Mining Cadastre Office, an agency in the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, during ...

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