Notwithstanding the commendations that trailed the executive order signed by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to enhance the ease of doing business at the ports, concerned stakeholders have expressed...
Customs intercepts 152 contrabands, arrests 10
The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has arrested 10 suspects in connection with 152 different seizures between April and June 2017.
NIMASA targets 2018 to clear off pirates in Gulf of Guinea
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) has set a target of June 2018, to achieve zero per cent piracy in the nation’s maritime domain.
Senate intervenes in $120m deficient scanners
The Nigerian Senate may soon take a decisive action on the $120 million scanners that are currently rotting away at the ports.The Guardian gathered that the Senate Committee on Customs and Excise Duties, has launched a scoop into the possibility of restoring the electronic scanners at the ports.
Nigeria now 80% ISPS compliant
Nigeria may have achieved about 80 per cent compliant to the International Ships and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, with about 114 port facilities complied with the international convention.
Mixed feelings as Customs begin e-auction July 1
“The portal is now fully networked to designated banks to ensure money accruing from the auction gets to the Central bank of Nigeria Treasury Single Account for transparency and accountability,”
Mohammed to remodel FOU Zone A operations to tackle smuggling
The new Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit, Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Zone A, Uba Garba Mohammed, has pledged to strategically remodel its operations to curtail the menace of smugglers.
Global cargo fleet’s OPEX hits $100billion mark
Global ship operating expenses (OPEX) for the world’s cargo fleet have breached $100 billion mark for the first time in history. The maritime intelligence provider...
Freight forwarders harp on proper documentation for imports, exports
Freight Forward practitioners across the country have been urged to comply with the requirements for proper documentation and description of imports and exports in line with Customs operations.