How to overhaul ports, land borders, by experts
As Nigeria wades through the current economic recession, its recent poor ‘Ease of Doing Business’ rating has emphasised fact that critical sectors of the economy ...
NCAA defends five per cent ticket sales charge
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has defended the mandatory five per cent Ticket Sales Charge (TSC) it collects through the operators, saying it has no connection ...
NAGAFF hails Customs’ N95.7bn revenue in August
The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) on Friday commended the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) for generating a record revenue of N95.7 billion in August.
Freight forwarders groan under inefficiency of Shippers’ Council
The need for complete overhaul of the operations of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has been brought to the fore with the freight forwarders lamenting poor enforcement by the agency.
Freight forwarders petition Presidency over import guidelines
The group in a petition signed by the Secretary General, NAGAFF, Arthur Agwilo, and obtained by The Guardian, chided the authorities for ignoring a letter issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all authorised dealers
Customs agents, freight forwarders lock horns over operational issues
The National Publicity Secretary of NAGAFF, Stanley Ezenga, in a statement made available to The Guardian said the corporate veil has been a huge source of revenue leakage, hence the reviewed Customs law should do away with it.
Freight forwarders groan under foreign domination, inconsistent government policies
The Freight Forwarders in the country have bemoaned the pangs of foreign domination and inconsistent government policies on their operations, describing them as inimical to trade flow into the country.
New customs duty: Shippers threaten to abandon goods at ports
The Shippers Association Lagos State has said that importers and exporters may abandon goods at the ports as a result of increase in Customs duty exchange rate.