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FG Declare Funtua Inland Dry Port As Port Of Origin, Destination

FG Declare Funtua Inland Dry Port As Port Of Origin, Destination

The Federal Government has declared Funtua Inland Dry Port in Katsina State as a port of origin and final destination for import and export of cargoes. This implies that the Inland Dry Port is empowered to operate shipping businesses including …

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NIMASA Seeks Private Sector Participation In Blue Economy

NIMASA Seeks Private Sector Participation In Blue Economy

  The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh has called for deeper private sector participation in the blue economy initiative to harness greater benefits from the maritime industry. Delivering a paper in Lagos …

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Transport Minister Commends Buhari On Commissioning  Of Dala Inland Dry Port

Transport Minister Commends Buhari On Commissioning  Of Dala Inland Dry Port

  The Minister Of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the commissioning of the Dala Inland Dry Port, Zawachiki, Kano. The Minister said Buhari deserves to be commended for his unwavering support of the development of …

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Compt. Oramalugo  Takes Charge In Kebbi As CAC

Compt. Oramalugo  Takes Charge In Kebbi As CAC

  Comptroller Ben Oramalugo on Wednesday assumed duty as the new Customs Area Controller(CAC) Kebbi Customs Command .He took over from Compt. Abdullahi Kazaure. Speaking shortly after taking over in a brief ceremony held at the Command Headquarters in Birnin …

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Compt Omale Assumes Duty As CAC Sokoto/Zamfara Customs Command

Compt Omale Assumes Duty As CAC Sokoto/Zamfara Customs Command

  Sequel to the redeployment of Customs Area Controllers by the management of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS Comptroller Abdulhamid Ma’aji has handed over the leadership of Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto/Zamfara Area Command to Comptroller Musa Omale PhD. Speaking at …

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New naira: Racketeering booms in Lagos, Abuja, Anambra

New naira: Racketeering booms in Lagos, Abuja, Anambra

The scarcity of the new naira notes took a worse turn on Monday as currency racketeers took advantage of the situation to exploit Nigerians who were desperate to obtain the currencies. In Abuja, the nation’s capital, Lagos, Anambra and other …

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Compt. Salefu Assumes Duty As New CAC Western Marine Customs Command

Compt. Salefu Assumes Duty As New CAC Western Marine Customs Command

The new Customs Area Controller(CAC) of Western Marine Command of Nigeria Customs Service(NCS), Compt. Salefu took office from the outgone Compt. S.D. Adamu on Wednesday, last week.  Speaking at the handover ceremony, Compt. Salefu called for the cooperation of  officers and …

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Buhari To Commission Dala Dry Port On Monday

Buhari To Commission Dala Dry Port On Monday

  At last, President Muhammad Buhari will on Monday 31st January 2023,  commission the Dala International Inland Dry Port at Zawachiki in Kumbotso local government area of Kano state. The Managing Director, Ahmad Rabiu stated this while addressing newsmen on …

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Tin Can Customs Command Generates 574bn In 2022, As Export Tonnage Tumbles

Tin Can Customs Command Generates 574bn In 2022, As Export Tonnage Tumbles

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tin Can Island Port Command, generated revenue of N574.3 billion in 2022  with a decrease in tonnage of export from 1,723,986.8 in 2021 to 336,179.5 in 2022. The Customs Area Controller (CAC), Tin Can Island …

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Banks To Shipowners: CVFF Is Not A Grant

Banks To Shipowners: CVFF Is Not A Grant

  In preparation for the disbursement of the $400m Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund(CVFF),the five selected banks called Primary Lending Institutions(PLIs) have advised indigenous shipowners to imbibe business culture while assuring prompt disbursement  as conditions are met. The Managing Director of Jaiz …

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Nigeria-Niger Republic rail project to boost trade – FG

Nigeria-Niger Republic rail project to boost trade – FG

The Federal Government has stated that the Nigeria-Niger Republic rail project would boost trade and other socioeconomic interactions between both countries. A statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Transportation, Henshaw Ogubike, said the minister …

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 Acting Registrar Appointment By CRFFN  Is Illegal – Opara

 Acting Registrar Appointment By CRFFN  Is Illegal - Opara

The decision of the Governing Council of the Council for the Regulations of Freight Forwarders in Nigeria(CRFFN) to  appoint  the Director of Regulations and Enforcement Mrs. Chinyere Uromta  as Acting Registrar has been described as a violation of CRFFN Act of 2007, therefore  amounts …

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Why Nigeria-Niger Rail Line Is Critical To Both Nations, Africa

Why Nigeria-Niger Rail Line Is Critical To Both Nations, Africa

  The Federal Government has stressed the importance of the Nigeria-Niger Republic rail line, reaffirming that the project will boost trade and other socio-economic interactions between both countries and in the continent. Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo stated this …

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Lekki Port Will Reduce Cost Of Doing Business In Nigerian Ports-Jime

Lekki Port Will Reduce Cost Of Doing Business In Nigerian Ports-Jime

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) on Monday promised to ensure efficiency at the $1.5bn Lekki Port, stating that all manners of sharp practices won’t be allowed at the new port. This is even as the nations economic regulator said it …

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SON Develops 24 Draft African Traditional Medicine Standards

SON Develops 24 Draft African Traditional Medicine Standards

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) played host to the National Mirror Committee (NMC) on African Traditional Medicine (ATM) as it recently held its 13th Technical Meeting at the Organisation’s Corporate Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. The Director General, SON, …

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NPA, ICRC Work On More Deep Seaports Amidst Fear Of Glut

NPA, ICRC Work On More Deep Seaports Amidst Fear Of Glut

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr. Mohammed Bello-Koko has said that more deep seaports are set to emerge in Nigeria in the next few years. According to him,  in his verified Twitter handle, there are several requests …

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Why No Shipowner Has Applied For CVFF – Jamoh

NIMASA Seeks Private Sector Participation In Blue Economy

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA) has said that no shipowner has applied for the Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund(CVFF) since  the Federal Government announce its readiness to disburse the funds because there was no modalities in place . However,  NIMASA …

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Buhari Commissions 13km Lagos Blue Line

Buhari Commissions 13km Lagos Blue Line

  President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday officially commissioned the first phase of the 13km Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) train popularly called the Lagos Blue Line. The rail project according to the Lagos State …

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Nnadi Resumes At Seme As Jibo Gets ACG Posting

Nnadi Resumes At Seme As Jibo Gets ACG Posting

  The new Controller of Seme Customs Command, Comptroller Dera Nnadi, on Monday resumed duties at the Command. Nnadi took over from Comptroller Bello Jibo who moves to Abuja headquarters of the Service as Acting Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) . …

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Lekki Deep Seaport, Major  Legacy  Of  PMB’S Administration – Transport Minister

Lekki Deep Seaport, Major  Legacy  Of  PMB'S Administration – Transport Minister

  The  Minister Of Transportation,  Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has described the Lekki Deep Seaport as one of the major legacies of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The Minister revealed this at the state banquet in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari by the …

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