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Border closure: Customs now rakes in N5.8bn a day — Ali

COVID-19: Factories unable to pay excise duty – Customs 

  Many factories liable to payment of excise duties have been unable to meet their obligations since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, an official of...

FG reopens Leventis Bridge

Apapa Bridge will be closed for 5 months — LASG 

  The Marine Beach Bridge, Apapa will be shut for repairs for five months starting on Wednesday, the Lagos State Government has said.  Lagos State Commissioner for...

UN urges action against $50bn illegal funds from Africa

Crew change: Humanitarian crisis looms, ICS, others tell Guterres

  The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, has been urged by global industrial and shipping leaders to persuade his 193 member states to act...

Abu Sayyaf 'likely' behind Vietnam freighter attack

Abu Sayyaf planning attack in Malaysian waters, ReCAAP warns 

  ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre on Friday said it had received information from the Philippine Coast Guard that five Abu Sayyaf Group members armed with...

Customs law outdated, says Comptroller-General

Eld el Fitr: Customs boss charges officers on modesty 

  The Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has urged officers of the Nigeria Customs Service to be modest and resolve render service that will add value to...

Ensure harmony with mgt, Amaechi tells new NPA, NIMASA boards 

Ensure harmony with mgt, Amaechi tells new NPA, NIMASA boards 

  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has inaugurated the boards of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian...

Navy destroyed 2,287 illegal refineries in 5 years 

Navy destroyed 2,287 illegal refineries in 5 years 

  The Nigerian Navy said it has destroyed a total of 2,287 illegal refineries in the last five years. Making the disclosure, during a press briefing to mark the...

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 407 

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 7,526 

  Nigeria on Saturday reported 256 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), taking the total number of infections in Africa’s most populous country to...

Customs seizes N1bn cannabis in Lagos 

Customs seizes N1bn cannabis in Lagos 

  Operatives of the Western Marine Command, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have intercepted drugs suspected to be cannabis sativa valued at N1,002,050,000 during a...

FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

  The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday as public holidays to mark Eid el Fitri celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the...

Zainab Ahmed

Economic recession is certain, says Finance Minister

  Nigeria’s economy will go into a recession at an average of -4.4 per cent, the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said. Ahmed stated this on Thursday while...

House committee wants FAAN unbundled 

FAAN backtracks on staff salary cut 

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reversed its decision to reduce the salary of its staff from this month.  SHIPS & PORTSreported on Wednesday...