Ships & Ports

Reps lambast Dikko, describe Customs as a lawless agency

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday, summoned Comptroller General of Customs, Abdullahi Inde Dikko, over queries bothering on the...

98% of sugar consumed in Nigeria imported —FG

Ninety-eight per cent of the total amount of sugar consumed in the country is imported, the Federal Government has said. According to the government, the country is only...

CARGO DROP: PTML CAC scared Area Command won’t meet 2013 N90bn revenue target

The Customs Area Controller, PTML Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Apapa, Lagos, Comptroller Z. A. Jibrin, is scared that the command may not meet its 2013...

Customs operates only 3 ‘legal’ checkpoints along Seme route, says CAC

Amidst complaints by traders of alleged unbridled extortionate tendencies at the numerous checkpoints mounted by various uniformed and non-uniformed persons along the...

Nigeria Police tracks gun-runners on land, sea

The Nigeria Police Force is determined to check trafficking of illicit arms on both land and sea. The Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Chief Superintendent of...

NIMASA spanks Customs in opening match of Maritime Cup Competition

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) defeated defending champions of the Maritime Cup Competition, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), by a...

2013 Maritime Cup: APM Terminals, NAGAFF, Ocean Star shine

The football team of leading terminal operator, APM Terminals Apapa Limited yesterday won its first match in the ongoing 5th Maritime Cup Competition. APM Terminals...

ITF seeks presence @ ports

Towards promoting its partnership with stakeholders in the nation’s maritime industry, the Industrial Trust Fund (ITF) has said that it will soon establish its...

NIGER DELTA: Militants threaten to blow up vessels

NIGER DELTA: Militants threaten to blow up vessels … As Bayelsa’s Idiot Family leads pirates onslaught • FG sets to battle oil thieves, sea robbers • IMO...

CAPACITY BUILDING: National Maritime Centre kick-starts training programmes

Capacity building efforts received a much-needed shot in the arm, as the National Maritime Centre, owned and operated by the Trade Facilitation Centre established by the...

FG’s ‘containerisation’ policy sends agents into panic @ Seme

Clearing agents operating at Seme border have been thrown into panic following a directive from the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to move all “uncontainerised” goods...

SPECTACULAR! Ogun Customs seizes, buries 7,072 cartons of contraband poultry products

SPECTACULAR! Ogun Customs seizes, buries 7,072 cartons of contraband poultry products Relentlessly waging the anti-smuggling war of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),...