Saturday, 4th December 2021
Breaking News:


20 Oct
Nigeria has continued to lose large merchant vessels to neighbouring countries as the inability to develop deep seaports among other challenges scare shipping companies...
27 Sep
When you are talking about a hub port, what is a hub? You know, within the West and Central African sub-region, we need two hub ports; and why do they call them hub ports? A centre where bigger vessels can come and drop their cargoes and you can now send...
15 Sep
The leadership of the National Council of Managing Director of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA) has lauded the efforts of the Tincan Island Port Complex (TIPC) management for the innovative measures at ensuring sanity at the port corridor.
25 Aug
The National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Agents (NCMDLCA) has called for Federal Government’s intervention over the refusal of terminal operators and shipping companies to refund the 35 days demurrage waiver.....
4 Aug
There are palpable fears in the maritime industry that the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) suspension of the sale of foreign exchange (forex) to bureau de change...
2 Jun
There are concerns among stakeholders on the rising cases of boat accidents on Nigerian inland waterways in the last year. The Guardian estimates that about 347 people have lost their lives to avoidable accidents...
18 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s import and export regulatory procedures that currently jeopardise the ease of doing business at the seaports are expected to undergo comprehensive reforms, going by the position of licensed clearing agents.
6 Nov 2020
Importers and clearing agents have continued to frown at bottlenecks affecting clearing at the ports, noting that they are causing huge financial losses.
30 Sep 2020
The future of Nigeria is here. But, it remains unstable, full of motion without advancement, unfulfilled promises, and dashed hope. The maritime sector of the nation’s economy is glaringly struggling to find its feet, even as the ‘Africa’s giant’ celebrates 60 years of independence.
23 Sep 2020
The Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) on cargoes is not backed by any existing law and not recognized for the treatment of Valuation and other Customs Matters and cannot meet up with international valuation process..
20 Aug 2020
Federal Government’s failure to provide N8.47 billion scanners, approved two years ago, for the nation’s seaports has forced the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)to resort, 100 per cent, to manual, cumbersome and inaccurate examination of cargoes coming into the country.
12 Aug 2020
Clearing agents under the aegis of the National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), have urged President Mohammadu Buhari...


1 hour ago
The Presidential Steering Committee in collaboration in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency has approved the administration of booster doses for persons that have completed 2 doses of AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer Bio-N-Tech or 1 dose of Johnson & Johnson. The administration of the booster doses will…
4 hours ago
As COVID-19 continues to ravage humanity across the world, Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has stressed the need to strengthen Nigeria’s health security architecture to ensure that the nation is prepared at all times to detect and respond effectively to new variants and other epidemics.
4 hours ago
Anna Ekeledo is the Executive Director of AfriLabs, a network organisation of over 300 technology innovation hubs spread across 49 African countries, which helps develop programmes and build partnerships that support African innovation hubs and other stakeholders...
4 hours ago
Within Nigeria’s crop of disc jockeys, Patrick Imohiosen is the gentlest one can ever meet. “Would you like something to drink,” he asked, calmly offering this reporter a seat. Across his tee shirt and baseball cap, the inscription ‘Greatness’ lay boldly.
4 hours ago
If James Okapara were to review the choice he made a month ago in a bid to bring his ailing mother back to life, there is no doubt, he will avoid anything that has to do with online loan apps and whatever it represents.