National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders
‘Transport sector contributes only two per cent to GDP’
Founder of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Dr. Boniface Aniebonam, has described the transport sector as a goal-mine, but with the abysmal low contribution to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
How customs’ new digital technology triggers earnings
The deployment of new digital technology by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has tremendously increased compliance by the clearing agents and triggered revenue generation from duties and taxes on imported goods. Indeed, the NCS ‘Zone A’, which covers the South-West geopolitical zone generates about N5.5 billion into the Federal Government coffers on daily basis. Customs…
8,000 Nigeria-bound trucks stranded at Seme border
No fewer than 8,000 trucks conveying imported goods into the country have been stranded at Seme border owing to the establishment of a new order of operations and stringent clearing process. A visit to the nation’s busiest border revealed that the subsisting congestion was caused majorly by the closure of the popular Atlas Park previously…