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WISTA-Nig Signs Fishing Pact, Donates 2 Boats To Oshoroko Community In Lagos

By Charity Ogbu Oba Olusegun Oyiri (JP), the Oloshoroko of Oshoroko Kingdom (3rd from left), The President of Women International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria, Mrs Eunice Ezeoke while presenting the boat with an engine to women leader of …

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FG’s 10-Man Panel To Probe Foreign Airlines Over High Fares

70 airlines extinct in Nigeria, three may collapse soon – Operators

In a bid to make air travel more affordable for Nigerians, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, Chris Najomo, has set up a 10-man committee to probe foreign airlines over skyrocketing fares. This was disclosed in a press statement released to …

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Customs Seize N1.7bn Fake Drugs In Oyo/Osun

Compt. Ben Oramalugo, Ph. D, CAC, Oyo/Osun Customs Command, displaying seized items to the media. The Nigeria Customs Service Area Controller, Oyo/Osun Area Command, Dr Ben Oramalugo, said the command intercepted fake pharmaceuticals comprising Augmentin tablets, Ampiclox and Amoxycillin capsules …

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Apapa Customs Rake In N16b Daily Revenue, Set For N5trillion Target

Jaiyeoba, CAC The Apapa Command of Nigeria Customs Service on February 23, 2024, recorded another revenue collection milestone by generatingN16,021,660,412.00. This is an indication that the N5trillion 2024 fiscal year target for Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is realizable especially with …

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FG POLICIES: Over 600,000 Jobs To Go, Soon

President Tinubu OPS, experts caution on hash operating environment More businesses to close shop Over 600,000 jobs from both private and public sectors will be lost to unfavorable government policies soon this fiscal year in Nigeria, studies have revealed. Bemoaning …

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3 Dead, 11 Rescued  In Lagos Boat Accident

Three persons have been confirmed dead and 11 others rescued when a boat loaded with 14 passengers capsized on Monday along the Ibeshe/Ikorodu channel in Lagos. This sad incident is happening barely a week after a female passenger lost her …

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Exchange Rate To Determine Import Duty Rate-CBN

FG borrowed N6tn from CBN in 2022 – Report

The Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) on Friday said that the prevailing exchange rate on the date the Form M was opened for the importation of goods will be adopted for calculating duties on imported goods effective Monday, February 26.This was …

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Customs Suspend Rice Sale After Seven Die In Stampede

The Nigeria Customs Service, on Monday, announced the suspension of the sale of foodstuffs following a stampede that reportedly killed seven persons at the NCS Old Zonal Headquarters in the Yaba area of Lagos State on Friday. The Chief Superintendent …

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NIMASA, MWUN Partner ITF-UK To Build Seafarers’ Centre

L-R: President General, Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Adewale Adeyanju; Executive Director Operations,Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Engr. Fatai Adeyemi; Director General, NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, OFR;  Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, CON; Head …

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SAHCO PLC Wins Best Air Cargo Operation Handler Of The Year

L-R: Head, Corporate Communications, Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC, Mrs. Adetola Vanessa Uansohia; Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Barr. Festus Keyamo; Chairman/Chief Host, NIGAV Awards, Mr. Fortune Idu during the presentation of the award. Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) …

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Customs Rejigs Management Team As Jibo, Ogbudu Head Free Trade Zone

Adewale The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has carried out  a minor management reshufflement in a bid to rejig the system following the recent statutory retirement  within the service. Consequently, the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, has appointed two management members …

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Save Importers Avoidable Losses,  Aniebonam Tells Freight Forwarders

 Fuel Subsidy Removal Good But Hasty- Aniebonam

Dr. Boniface Aniebonam It is unfortunately disheartening that most freight forwarders have continued to inflict upon their principals avoidable additional duty payment as a result of non-disclosure of the actual content of laden containers in their transaction for customs purposesThe …

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CRFFN: Stakeholders Advise FG Against Recalling Nwakohu, Plan Mega Protest

· How ministerial committee misled the Police to usurp powers of law court over ex-Registrar ·  “Nobody can stop me” —Nwakohu reportedly said Following the report that the former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Council for the Regulation of Freight …

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Customs Cracks Down On Smuggling, Distributes Seized Items To Nigerians

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has launched a strategic anti-smuggling operation and direct food distribution initiative in response to Nigeria’s food security challenges.  The Comptroller General of Customs, Adewale Adeniyi, said the initiative aims to prevent the unlawful exportation of …

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Senate Approves Customs N5.09 trn Revenue Target, N706.4bn Budget for 2024

Customs CG, Adeniyi addressing National Assembly Committte On Revenue Nigeria’s Senate has approved the sum of N5.079 trillion naira as a revenue target and N706.4 billion as budget for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in the 2024 fiscal year.The approval …

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NIMASA Restates Commitment To Seafarers’  Mental Health

Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, OFR (left) with the President General, Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria, MWUN, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju during a courtesy visit by National Officers of MWUN to the NIMASA headquarters in …

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Oyetola Receive Port Community System Report For Increased Global Trade Benefits

The  Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, His Excellency Adegboyega Oyetola formally received the consultant’s report for the implementation of Nigerian Port Community System from the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA),last week, in Abuja. …

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Shipping And Port Economic Regulatory Agency Bill 2023 Passes Second Reading At House Of Reps

Oyetola As part of the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy,  Adegboyega Oyetola’s Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for the year 2024, as signed in the performance bond by agencies, the Bill which seeks to repeal the Nigerian Shippers’ Council Act Cap …

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FG To Adopt Alternative Energy Technologies For Transportation Challenges

Minister of Transportation, Said Alkali Poised to revolutionize the transportation landscape in the country and address its energy challenges, the Federal Government has given assurances that it will continue to implement workable and practical policy initiatives and strategies that will …

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FG To Install Biometric Gates At Int’l Airports In March

Airlines record 24 emergency returns in five years

Muritala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos The Federal Government has concluded plans to install biometric clearance gates for the Nigeria Immigration Service at the international airports in the country. The gates are expected to be ready at these airports by March …

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