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NPA moves to ease Tin Can port traffic

NPA moves to ease Tin Can port traffic

The Nigerian Ports Authority, Tin Can Island Port Complex, has assured stakeholders of better traffic situation along the port access roads. It said it had concluded plans to suspend stripping operations within the access road, as part of efforts to ...

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Rail Contractor Creates Commotion At Apapa Port, Demolishes Exit Gate 

Crisis Looms As Rail Contractor Blocks Apapa Port Terminal, Demolishes Exit Gate 

Cargo operations at the Apapa container terminal, operated by APM Terminals, were paralysed on yesterday as the contractor handling the rail project at the Apapa port mobilised to site, blocked the truck exit gate and began demolition of structures in ...

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IMO, UN To Participate In 2020 Lagos International Maritime Week

IMO, UN To Participate In 2020 Lagos International Maritime Week

By Kenneth Jukpor Delegates from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as well as other United Nation’s organizations would attend the 2020 Lagos International Maritime Week to be held virtually on December 8th and 9th, 2020. The organizers of the annual ...

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Aviation sector contribution to GDP slumps by 38.86%

Aviation sector contribution to GDP slumps by 38.86%

The Gross Domestic Product report released by the National Bureau of Statistics has shown that air transport under the transportation and storage sector contracted by 38.86 per cent in the third quarter of 2020. The subsector contracted by 57.38 per ...

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Air Peace resumes Dubai flights, begins operations to Jo’Burg, Jamaica

Air Peace resumes Dubai flights, begins operations to Jo’Burg, Jamaica

Air Peace has scheduled December for the commencement of an inaugural flight into Jamaica. It also explained that regional flights would commence into Accra, Banjul, Freetown, Dakar, Monrovia, Dubai, Johannesburg the same month. This disclosure was made by the Chief ...

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Maritime Sector Lost An Asset With Capt Biu’s Demise – Bello

Maritime Sector Lost An Asset With Capt Biu's Demise - Bello

By Kenneth Jukpor As Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and the entire maritime community in Nigeria mourns the passing on of former Executive Secretary of NSC, Capt. Adamu Biu, his demise has been described as a loss for the nation’s shipping ...

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Freight Agents Indict NPA, NSC For Gridlock At Tin Can Island Port

BEARS: Lagos Road Chaos

By Kenneth Jukpor Freight forwarders practicing at the Tin Can Island Port area have lampooned the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) for providing inadequate attention to port activities at Tin Can. A joint team of freight ...

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CRFFN Boss Exposed: Registrar  Spends N36million On Beauty Pageant, Others As CSR

CRFFN Boss Exposed: Registrar  Spends N36million On Beauty Pageant, Others As CSR

*Governing Council report indicts him over N300million  alleged misappropriation * Refuses to pay vendors for over two years *Council can’t  account for N1.6 billion in 2020 budget The  Registrar and Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Council for the Regulation of ...

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How Customs Management Keep Sharp Practices Aglow In Cargo Clearance

How Customs Management Keep Sharp Practices Aglow In Cargo Clearance

Freight Agents lament exorbitant Customs duties on ambulances, medical equipments By Kenneth Jukpor & Ayoola Olaitan The management of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has been indicted for the unending bottlenecks at Nigerian ports resulting from sharp practices by officers at ...

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ANLCA Suffered N20m Losses From Attack On Headquarters

ANLCA Suffered N20m Losses From Attack On Headquarters

By Kenneth Jukpor Freight forwarders under the aegis of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) have lost assets worth about N20million during the recent attack on the ANLCA Secretariat by hoodlums on October 6th. Mukaila Babatunde, the National ...

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SON moves to cease registration of cloned brands

SON moves to cease registration of cloned brands

With cloned brands taking a huge chunk of market share and equity from original manufacturers, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) yesterday, read the riot act to promoters of cloned brands in a bid to check fake and substandard goods ...

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Nigeria loses N2tr yearly to foreign shipping lines

Nigeria loses N2tr yearly to foreign shipping lines

• Local shipowners debunk allegation they lack the capacity • Seek change of trade terms • NIMASA promises to reverse the trend With abundant crude oil resources, Nigeria’s shipping firms are waiting endlessly to enjoy the goodies of crude oil freight ...

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Customs intercept falsely declared cargoes worth N767m

Customs intercept falsely declared cargoes worth N767m

The Comptroller-General of Customs Strike Force in Zone ‘A’ has intercepted contrabands and raised Debit Notes on under-declaration of cargoes worth N767m. While the contrabands were smuggled into the country from Benin Republic, the DN raised were from 13 containers ...

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Reps quiz firm for insuring Immigration’s grounded aircraft

Reps quiz firm for insuring Immigration’s grounded aircraft

The House of Representatives on Wednesday grilled the management of Northlink Insurance Brokers Plc for insuring two grounded aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Immigration Service. The aircraft insured for N198.5m and for which a renewal premium of N13,409,800 was paid ...

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Despite COVID-19, NIMASA’s Budget Performance Is Laudable – NASS 

The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has given thumbs up to the budget implementation status of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), saying the Agency has done creditably well, despite the coronavirus pandemic. ...

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ARSON: Terminal Operators Visit NPA, Pledge Support To Management

Terminal operators visit NPA, assure management of support

Following the attack on burning of some parts of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) headquarters by suspected hoodlums, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has visited NPA and promised to support the agency in replacing some of the items ...

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Freight forwarders seek reopening of borders

Freight forwarders seek reopening of borders

Freight forwarders under the aegis of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents have tasked the Federal Government to re-open the border in order to benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area Nigeria had closed all its land borders, ...

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Kaduna Dry Port woos Chamber of Commerce, MAN, others

Kaduna Dry Port woos Chamber of Commerce, MAN, others

The Kaduna Inland Dry Port has begun to liaise with various segments of the organised private sector within its area of operation. According to a statement by the Port Manager, Rotimi Raimi-Hassan, on Sunday, the port has deepened its relationship ...

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$500m Chinese debt sparks confusion in airport concession

$500m Chinese debt sparks confusion in airport concession

• FAAN former MDs, directors warn of hidden takeover • Reps set up sub-committee Federal Government’s plan to concession airports has run into difficulties over an existing debt and pact with China to build four new terminals at the cost ...

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Uyo Chamber of Commerce to build trade fair village

Uyo Chamber of Commerce to build trade fair village

The Uyo Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture, has proposed to build and complete a trade fair village for manufacturers in Akwa Ibom State. The President, Mr Nseyen Ebong, said this during the inaugural meeting on the formation of ...

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