‘Over N22.7 billion substandard goods seized in 2018’
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has disclosed that over N22 billion worth of substandard goods have been seized so far in 2018.
Freight forwarders threaten showdown over ‘illegal fee’ by terminal operator
Crisis may be brewing at the Lagos ports complex, as clearing agents under the auspices of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), expressed dissatisfaction over ‘illegal fee’ allegedly charged by Port and Terminal Multiservices Ltd (PTML) as a condition for allowing customs agents have access into their premises.
Nigeria may lose N500 billion yearly to new cargo policy
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, had said the new import-export policy, which began on January 1, would aid manual examination of consignment, "while the country awaits the acquisition and installation of functional scanners at the seaports and land borders.
‘How to checkmate illicit trade at Nigerian borders, ports’
Apparently irked by the influx of fire arms and other dangerous materials into the country, Freight Forwarders under the aegis of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders......
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.
Why arms smuggling persists at Nigerian ports, by experts
Concerned maritime experts have expressed the possibilities of having more arms being smuggled into Nigeria, if the proper checks and inspection mechanisms are not put in place at the seaports.
Customs to sanction 61 ‘briefcase’ agents at seaports
The NSC, in a statement signed by the Acting Comptroller, Inspection, Abdullahi I.A, at the weekend, directed the 61 affected agents to appear before it or face the full weight of the law.
Freight forwarders harp on proper examination of containers
The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), has called on the management of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), to enforce due compliance to the rules of engagement by ensuring laden containers are properly examined and infractions ....