Nigeria earns N43.2b from solid minerals as government, others share N9.9b
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) yesterday in Abuja said Nigeria’s solid minerals sector contributed a total of N43.22billion to government revenue in 2016.
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.
Stakeholders seek complete reforms in shipping sector
Concerned stakeholders, including clearing agents and industrialists in the country have called for complete reforms in the maritime sector in order to restore its lost glory.
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…
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.
Reducing government’s stake in port operations - the options
Private participation in business enterprises is considered the lifeline of industries across the world, but the reverse seems to be the case in the country.
Amiwero: Government right to seek private capital, expertise to sustainably manage ports
President, National Council of Managing Directors of Customs Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), and Managing Director, Eyis Resources, Lucky Amiwero, throws more light on controversies...