Ships & Ports

NPA and exemplary CSR

The road traffic situation makes Apapa not the most friendly environment in Lagos, even by the chaotic standards of road transportation in the state. Matters are...

Before we dredge Calabar Port again…

In the twilight of General Yakubu Gowon’s administration in the mid-1970s, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) was battling with the problems of ports congestion as a...

Babatunde Mukaila Abdulazeez

‘I can comfortably sit in my office and perfect seventy-five percent of my cargo delivery process’ Babatunde Mukaila Abdulazeez, who doubles as the Chairman...

Chief Dennis Ukwu

Freights differences and political influence are responsible for low patronage of Eastern ports- Ukwu Against the backdrop of low patronage of eastern ports by importers...

Mr. Kayode Collins Farinto

‘48-hr cargo clearance is attainable if …’ That he is newsman’s delight is without. Straight-talking, Mr. Kayode Collins Farinto had a brief encounter with...

ANLCA begs FG to convert NSC into commercial regulator

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) wants the federal government to enhance the powers of the Nigerian Shipper’s Council (NSC) to enable it...

Former NPA image maker, Sam Opesanwo, is dead

Former Assistant General Manager, Public Relations of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Rev. Sam Opesanwo, is dead. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by Mrs....

How Nigeria can stop rice importation by 2015

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Chief Operations Officer, Dr. Patrick Agboma, has expressed optimism that Nigeria can stop the importation of rice by 2015, if the...

Suspected Nigerian pirates attack Walvis 7

Suspected Nigerian pirates attack Walvis 7 … Kidnap Master, Engr In yet another incident in the spate of attacks in recent months signposting the West African...

INSPECTION: Dismiss foreign agents, Reps tell Customs

The House of Representatives yesterday asked the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to disengage the services of Webb Fontaine, COTECNA, SGS and Global Scan. The foreign...

Ex-Naval Officer, 2 others arrested for Navy recruitment scam

The Benue State Police Command has arrested a dismissed Naval officer and two others for allegedly collecting money from unsuspecting job seekers, especially youths,...

Customs is not at war with NESREA, says Apapa CAC

Customs Area Controller (CA) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Apapa Area One Command, Comptroller Mohammed Umar, has said that he is not aware of officials of the...