Truckers, customs brokers accuse presidential task team of exhortation
The Committee of Freight Forwarders and Maritime Truck Owners (COFFAMAT) has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the Presidential Task Team to vacate ports access roads in Lagos State.
Fresh crisis looms in Nigerian ports over demurrage on trapped cargoes
Indications have emerged that if urgent steps are not taken, Nigerian ports might witness fresh crises over shipping companies and terminal operators’ plans to slam demurrage and storage charges on cargoes trapped at the ports during the #EndSARS protests.
Freight forwarders criticise ‘secrecy’ in Customs valuation
Freight Forwarders under the aegis of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), have criticised the lack of transparency in the valuation of vehicles by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).
National security threatened as N 8.4b scanner project stalls
Federal Government’s failure to provide N8.47 billion scanners, approved two years ago, for the nation’s seaports has forced the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)to resort, 100 per cent, to manual, cumbersome and inaccurate examination of cargoes coming into the country.
NAGAFF flays attack on compliance team
The Head of 100 per cent Compliance Team of the National Association of Government Approval Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Ibrahim Tanko...
Freight forwarders set up compliance team to check corruption at seaports
The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Western Zone, has begun a strategic arrangement to check corruption, promote compliance, and facilitate trade at Nigerian seaports.
Freight forwarders threaten strike over poor access to seaports
Freight forwarders have issued a threat to down tool in the next 21 days, if the Federal Government failed to resolve the bottlenecks associated with accessing the seaports.
How economy may suffer under total border closure
Stakeholders yesterday warned the Federal Government that the complete closure of the nation’s land borders portends danger to the economy.