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  • Customs To Commence Implementation Of Vehicles Duty Policy Next Week

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    There are strong indications that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) will next week lift the suspension placed on vehicles duty verification policy and begin implementation. The Customs management had suspended the policy, following the tension generated after the leadership of the National Assembly and the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) met. They both…

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  • 661 Rifles: Customs Whisk 6 Accused Officers To Abuja For Interrogation

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    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has transferred six of his officers allegedly involved in the clearance of 661 pump action rifles through the Lagos port to Abuja for more interrogations. The officers, who voluntarily surrendered to the authorities, would be subjected to rigorous interrogations to know their level of culpability. Also transferred were Mr. Oscar…

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  • Port Reforms: NIMASA Seeks Stakeholders Input

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    The Director General, DG, of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called on stakeholders in the maritime industry to make input in the ongoing Port Reform Agenda of the present administration in other to reposition the maritime industry for greater efficiency. Peterside who made the call in Lagos when…

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  • NPA, Customs To Unveil Single Window At Ports

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    To promote trade at the nation’s seaports, the Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA) and the Nigerian Customs Service ( NCS) are collaborating to introduce the much-awaited Single Window (SW) platform at the ports. The two agencies,according to the Managing Director, NPA, Ms Hadiza Balla Usman, have embarked on the establishment of SW through an intense automation…

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  • Shippers’ Council Donates Patrol Van To Marine Police

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    The Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, has donated a Toyota Hilux patrol van to the Marine Police Command to boost operations of Command at the ports. The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Council, Mr. Hassan Bello, while handing the key of the vehicle to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, Kola Sodipo…

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  • 41 Items Ban: FG Loses N455.9bn

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    The federal government of Nigeria has lost about N455.9billion, from June 2015 till date, to the foreign exchange policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). LEADERSHIP Sunday reports that the amount which should have accrued to coffers of the government as revenue, is lost following the ban placed on 41 items from accessing the…

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  • NPA To Train Staff At Lagos Business School

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    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) will partner Lagos Business School (LBS) to train its staff as well as chart a career course for new employees of the agency according to NPA’s executive director, finance and administration, Dr. Bello Koko. He said that henceforth, promotion exercise at the NPA would now be tied to training that…

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  • NIMASA Rejigs, Redeploys Directors, Others

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    As part of the effort to reposition and restructure the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the Director-General of the agency, Dr Dakuku Peterside has approved the redeployment of some senior management staff of the agency. The redeployment exercise has Mr. Ibrahim Jibril as the Director, Strategic Management in the Office of the Director…

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  • Port Operators Lose N58.9bn In 8 Years To Forex, CPI

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    Seaport terminal operators in Nigeria have lost about N58.9billion to the rising foreign exchange scarcity, Consumer Price Index (CPI) among others in eight years. According to an industry report compiled by a leading audit firm but yet to be officially released, the loss was due to a combination of factors which include rising Consumer Price…

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