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Clearing agents blame Nigeria Customs officers of delaying inspection

Agents lament effect of heavy downpour on cargo clearance

Clearing agents operating at the Apapa and Tin Can Island port have expressed frustration over the heavy downpour, which has persisted since Monday, saying it has slowed...

Hameed Ali

Importers, agents to pay more as Customs raises duty exchange rate to N326/$

The Nigeria Customs Service has increased import duty rate from N306 to N326 per dollar following a new foreign exchange policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)....

Buhari can proclaim self as petroleum minister- Court rules

Agents demand appointment of career officer to head Customs

Clearing agents under the aegis of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a career officer to head...

Customs to commerce electronic cargo tracking in 2019- Ali

Customs speaks on threat by agents to shut down port over multiple checks 

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has reacted to concerns raised by clearing agents operating at the nation’s ports over multiple customs checkpoint, which they said...

Mohammed-Abba-Kura

Agents seek return of monthly stakeholders meeting in Apapa 

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has urged the newly appointed area Controller, Apapa command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Comptroller...

Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Shippers' Council, Hassan Bello

What is your view on Nigerian Shippers’ Council’s plan to register importers, agents and port service providers?

Already there is a regulation that is in place for the collection of the fee and what I expect Shippers’ Council (NSC) to do is to work with Council for the Regulation...

NSC says truck transit parks solution to Lagos gridlock

Importers, agents kick as Nigerian Shippers’ Council introduces ‘registration fee’ 

Port Service Providers including shipping lines, freight forwarders have kicked against the introduction of a new registration fee by the Nigerian Shippers’...

Customs collects N140.4bn revenue in August

Car dealers, agents hail Ali’s call for reduction of levy on imported vehicles

Car dealers and clearing and freight forwarding agents have hailed the call by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, seeking a reduction in tariff on vehicles...

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Scanners: Expert advocates return of Destination Inspection Agents 

The collapse of scanning machines worth over $120 million at the nation’s seaports have been attributed to poor maintenance culture by the Nigeria Customs Service...

Hameed Ali

Agents kick as Customs slam ‘benchmark’ charges on containers 

Clearing agents operating at the Tin Can Island Port have raised alarm over the introduction of an alleged new valuation system which has led to the imposition of...

Comptroller Abubakar Bashir

Customs threatens to block agents’ license over 1,000 unused PAAR

Newly appointed Controller, Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller Abubakar Bashir, has warned clearing agents who are yet to perfect their...

Agents lament hike in haulage charges

Agents lament hike in haulage charges

Clearing agents operating at the nation’s seaports have lamented a sudden increase in haulage charges following a six-day strike embarked upon by truck drivers. The...