Clearing agents’ strike grounds activities at Lagos airport
Clearing agents at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, yesterday embarked on industrial action in protest against a new policy introduced by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Lagos Airport Command.
FG’s agencies flouting Presidential Order at the ports, says NPA
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is seeking the intervention of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over non-compliance by some government agencies with the Presidential Order on the Ease of Doing Business at Ports.
‘ANLCA will partner shippers council to check arbitrary levies’
A notable clearing agent, and presidential candidate for the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Iju Tony Nwabunike, has assured that the rampant cases of imposition of arbitrary levies and charges by terminal operators and shipping companies would soon be a thing of the past...
Strict adherence to standards imperative for EODB realisation
The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, explained that to achieve this feat of the federal government, the standards body has put in place standard operating procedures to make importers and...
SON flays importation of ‘made in Nigeria’ goods
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has expressed dismay that some importers could be bold enough to import goods already branded made in Nigeria from foreign countries.
Stakeholders urge goverment to focus more on ‘blue economy’
Stakeholders in the maritime industry have urged the Federal Government to shift attention to the development of the nation’s maritime sector, in its quest for economic diversification.
Crisis looms as agents protest against new ports fee
According to one of the executives operating at Tin Can, Akande Balogun, the protest was to sensitise members not to pay the offensive operations fee, which was to commence on August 1st, but had not been successful.
Corruption, bad roads bane of businesses at Nigerian ports
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...
Clearing agents shun Nigerian ports, borders over infrastructure decay
Clearing agents yesterday embarked on an indefinite strike to protest what they termed worrisome level of corruption and infrastructure decay at the ports.