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Customs to deploy drones at Seme border to check smuggling

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it will soon deploy drones at the Seme border to check smuggling activities. The Coordinator of Customs Zone A, Lagos, Assistant Comptroller-General Modupe…

7 shipbreaking workers killed in accidents in Bangladesh, Turkey 

  A string of accidents at Bangladesh’s infamous shipbreaking beach killed five workers in August, raising the annual death toll dramatically, NGO Shipbreaking Platform confirmed. Two workers were also killed…

Faster cargo clearance expected as Customs deploys scanner at APM Terminals Apapa  

  The port community is upbeat about the possibility of a much faster cargo clearance process at APM Terminals Apapa, Lagos, as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is set to…

ICRC issues ‘compliance certificate’ on N50bn idle NIMASA floating dock   

  The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has issued a certificate of compliance for an outline Business Case (OBC) for the operation of the modular floating dockyard acquired by the Nigerian…

Day of Tribute for late Capt. Adeyemo to hold on Wednesday 

  A group of maritime stakeholders including the Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM), and the Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES), among others, has concluded plans to host…

Container falls off truck in Lagos, crushes vehicle 

  Four persons cheated death in the Surulere area of Lagos on Sunday as a container fell of a truck, crushing the vehicle they were travelling in. The incident occurred…

Senate threatens to arrest NPA MD, NIMASA DG 

  The Senate has threatened the Ag. Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello Koko, and Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir…

Customs says new cargo scanner will facilitate trade at Onne Port

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Area II Command, Onne Port, Rivers State, has taken delivery of a cargo mobile scanning machine. Public Relations Officer of the command, Ifeoma Onuigbo…

Seme Customs clears 635,149mt of export in 8 months 

  The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, yesterday said it processed about 635,149.23 metric tons of agricultural produce for export between January and August 2021. It said the…

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On principled transition to next level

Elections are over. The deluge of hate speeches have receded. Tensions have largely abated. The tempestuous wind of socioeconomic uncertainties has subsided. Normalcy reigns. Gladly, the confidence of international investors…

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Benefits of developing our inland waterways

By Capt. Chris Nezianya   Nigeria is blessed with many rivers, most of which are navigable. The two major rivers are Rivers Niger and Benue. They provide livelihood for the…

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