Ships & Ports

ANLCA, NAGAFF boycott freight forwarders meeting

Members of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) and the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) were yesterday...

Using God to cover-up non-performance

It was Mrs. Margaret Onyema-Orakwusi, Chairman of the Nigeria Maritime Expo (NIMAREX) Planning Committee that invited me to the formal launch of the autobiography of...

Of parochial interests and the Nigeria Customs

The story is told of a then Minister–to-be-of-the Federal Republic of Nigeria, who took a “night flight” (night luxury bus service) to Abuja to meet up with the...

EMERGENCY FEC MEETING: Transport Minister, others retain positions

EMERGENCY FEC MEETING: Transport Minister, others retain positions … As Jonathan fails to announce cabinet shake-up There is hope of continuity at the Bukar...

Corruption Risk Assessment Report throws ports into panic

Corruption Risk Assessment Report throws ports into panic …Agents flee Nigeria The Corruption Risk Assessment Report in Nigerian Ports presented at a stakeholders...

Concessionaire pulls out of Lilypond terminal over poor business

Bonded terminal operations in the country, which had been faced with survival struggles owing to bad business, may have suffered yet another major setback at the...

AREFFN chief bemoans Customs policy on auction

National President of the Association of Registered Freight Forwarders of Nigeria (AREFFN), Dr. Frank Ukor, has condemned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) policy on...

CRFFN threatens to arrest Amiwero over illegal training, practice

CRFFN threatens to arrest Amiwero over illegal training, practice • To shut premises of unregistered freight forwarders The Council for the Regulation of Freight...

4 YEARS ON: NIWA’s website construction ‘hangs’

Except there is renewed effort to conclude the construction, the proposed website of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), niwa.gov.ng, may end up abadoned and...

Reps blame import waivers for Customs’ declining revenue

The House of Representatives has blamed the decline in the revenue collections by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on the import waivers and concessions approved for...

Q1: Nigeria’s non-oil exports hits N305bn

Nigeria recorded the princely sum of N305 billion from non-oil exports in the first quarter of 2013, indicating that the Federal Government’s effort to diversify from...

How religion will make or mar Nigeria’s implementation of ISPS Code

Undue influence of matters of religion in official conduct may be a major factor that determine if Nigeria’s implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility...