Nigeria’s shipping traffic in downward trend
The critical issues at Nigerian ports appear to be impacting negatively on the seaports’ activities as recent statistics indicate that the shipping traffic is nose-diving.
Vehicles at ports to face strict screening from March 1
Owners and drivers of rickety vehicles plying the Nigerian ports routes will no longer have a smooth sail, as the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) brace up to clamp down and restrict their movements around the seaports from March 1st.
Tin –Can Island Port 2 Customs revenue jumps by N274.9m in January
Mr Godwin Andishu, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the command, gave the figure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
Beyond the seizure of 661 pump-action rifles
The seizure exposed the many challenges that the customs has to contend with, particularly the level of corruption, lack of scanners and adequate technologies at the ports.
Nigeria jostles to join 20 other nations on single window platform
The much anticipated single window platform appears to be on the verge of becoming a reality as the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), take a giant stride...
‘Why FG must pay close attention to shipping sector’
The Federal Government has been urged to pay a closer attention to the revival of the ailing maritime sector, in its quest to urgently survive the prevailing economic recession and further boost the nation’s economy.
NIWA to concession four river ports
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is inching closer to the final concessioning of the Onitsha, Lokoja, Baro and Oguta River ports.
‘Ban on importation of vehicles through land contravenes global best practices’
The National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), has said the restriction of vehicle importation through the land borders came at a very short notice.....