Federal Government urged to clear stranded legitimate cargoes at borders
As the land border closure lingers, the Federal Government has been urged to clear the legitimate goods that are currently stranded at the borders, having being ordered way before the directive.
Government urged to revisit collapsed port scanners amid border closure
For the nation to optimally benefit from the border closure, the Federal Government has been urged to make the seaports more efficient and facilitate the installation of cargo scanners.
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…
Clearing agents threaten to ground Lagos ports over multiple checkpoints
Clearing agents operating in Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos have threatened to ground the facilities over alleged multiple checkpoints.
Inherent risks of faulty cargo scanners at seaports, borders
It came as a shock. Many could not believe it; even the reporters find it difficult to believe until it finally dawned on all that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), actually intercepted 661 pump-action rifles outside the port in Lagos.
Maritime stakeholders task government on import, export reforms
The Federal Government has been urged to immediately step up its reforms strategy on import and export processes to help reverse the current poor ranking by Trading Across Borders (TAB).
Clearing agents threaten to sue NPA over alleged imposition of CRFFN
Clearing agents under the aegis of National Council of Managing Directors of Customs Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), have threatened to sue the Nigerian Ports Authority...
Clearing agents threaten to sue NPA over fresh condition for port pass
Clearing agents under the aegis of National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA) have threatened to sue the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over alleged imposition of Council of Regulation of Freight Forwarders (CRFFN) requirements as condition for issuance of port pass.
Government urged to use port development levy to maintain access roads
The dilapidated nature of the ports access roads may continue to hinder Ease of Doing Business at the seaports, unless the Federal Government take a decisive step for proper maintenance of the all-important roads. Specifically, the National Council of Managing Directors of Customs Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA) has called on government to utilise part of…