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  • NIMASA Restructuring, Staff Redeployment Raises Stakeholders’ Hope

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    Recently, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) promoted and redeployed top management staff of the agency. YUSUF BABALOLA x-rayed how this will promote efficiency and achievement of core mandates of the apex maritime regulatory agency. More than it  used to be, there is increased industry operators confidence in the maritime sector as the…

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  • Customs N898bn 2016 Revenue Lowest In 2yrs

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    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N898 billion as revenue in 2016, including Value Added Tax (VAT)as against the N937 billion revenue target the service set for itself in the year under review. But LEADERSHIP Friday’s investigation had shown that the revenue generated was the lowest in two years as the service had generated…

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  • ‘Huge Investments In Agriculture, Infrastructure Panacea For Recession’

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    Economic analysts have urged the federal government not to relent in its determination to formulate policies that will boost the agriculture sector and ensure massive investment in infrastructure, if the country is desirous of exiting recession this year. In chats with LEADERSHIP, the analysts commended the federal government’s efforts in making the agricultural sector of…

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  • Aviation In 2016: One Characterised By Fuel Scarcity, Dwindling Operational Capacity

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    Nigeria Aviation in the year 2016 was characterised by difficulties, surprises and low operational capabilities due to recession, scarcity of aviation fuel, government policies amongst others. With new government in place and a new Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika on board, the year was even more demanding in terms of  policy making and other…

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  • Customs Intercepts Cache Of Arms At Lagos Port

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    The Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Monday uncovered cache of arms at the Lagos Port Complex. The ammunition uncovered included two pump action riffles and 7,500 air gun pallets. Other items found among other absolutely prohibited item in the personal effects coming from the United States of America included…

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  • Auto Policy: Shipping Company Seeks Reduction Of Customs Duty

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    The managing director of a frontline vehicle importing terminal in Nigeria, Mr Asconio Russo, has welcomed the decision of the federal government to ban the importation of vehicles through the land borders while at the same time saying that government should reduce the duty for imported vehicle through the seaports to Nigeria. The federal government,…

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  • LCCI Extols Shippers’ Council As Economic Regulator

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    The appointment of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) as the ports economic regulator received a big boost as the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) applauded the federal government’s elevation of the council to regulate the activities of operators at the ports. This was disclosed by the president of the chamber, Mrs Nike Akande,…

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  • House Of Reps Declares Support For NIMASA’s Rebuilding Process

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    The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education, and Administration has resolved to support the rebuilding efforts of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in its quest to reposition, reform, and restructure for the benefit of the nation. In a statement made available by the deputy director, Public Relations, Hajia Lami Tumaka,…

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