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  • NPA Assures Stakeholders Of Transparent Budget Implementation

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    The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has assured stakeholders that it would ensure a most efficient budgetary implementation in all ramifications. Executive director, finance and administration of the authority, Mohammed Bello Koko who represented the managing director HadizaBala Usman gave the assurance during the visit of members of the House of Representative Committee…

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  • Reps Seek Improved Funding Of Maritime Agencies

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    House of Representative committee on Marine Transport, Ports and Harbourhas made case for increased revenue allocation to maritime agencies insisting that such was necessary for Nigeria to become hub in West and Central Africa. The Chairman of the committee, Dr Patrick Asadu, made the call during the committee oversight visit to the Nigerian Shippers’ Council…

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  • Arms Container: Customs Released 661 Rifles Without Inspection

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    The container laden with 661 pump-action rifles intercepted by the federal operations unit (FOU) zone A Ikeja, Lagos of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) last week, was released by some officials of the Nigeria Customs Service without the mandatory inspections that ought to have been carried out, LEADERSHIP findings have revealed. Checks by our correspondent…

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  • Arms Container: Customs Released 661 Rifles Without Inspection

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    The container laden with 661 pump-action rifles intercepted by the federal operations unit (FOU) zone A Ikeja, Lagos of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) last week, was released by some officials of the Nigeria Customs Service without the mandatory inspections that ought to have been carried out, LEADERSHIP findings have revealed. Checks by our correspondent…

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  • Shippers’ Council Resolves 46 Complaints In One Month

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    The Nigerian Shippers Council said it has resolved over 46 out of the 80 complaints raised by stakeholders operating in the nation’s seaports. Executive secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council, Barr. Hassan Bello said creating the portal was a means of solving complaints in the nation’s seaports. He said, “Whatever problem you have at the ports, put…

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  • FG Rules Out Reduction Of Duty On Imported Vehicles

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    The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC); Col Hameed Ali (rtd) has ruled out any possibility of reducing Customs duty on imported vehicles. He stated this at a meeting with a delegation led by the National President of Association of Motor dealers of Nigeria (AMDN), Prince Abibola Adedoyin in Abuja. Customs acting public relations officer, Mr Joseph…

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  • Land Border Ban: Buyers Shun Auto Markets Due To Price Hike

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    The various policies of the federal government aimed at boosting economic activities at the nation’s ports and by extension, earn higher revenue for the government are clearly having negative impacts on the businesses of auto dealers.  Findings by LEADERSHIP Sunday indicates that potential buyers are deserting car markets due to the hike in prices occassioned…

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  • NAFDAC Clears The Air On Seized ‘Plastic Rice’

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    Following last year’s seizure of consignment by the Nigerian Customs suspected to be ‘plastic rice’, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) last week clear the air on the seizure, saying that the product was not fit for consumption. The Acting Director-General of NAFDAC, Mrs. Yetunde Oni said, based on laboratory…

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