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Shittu: Why corruption thrives at Nigerian ports 

Shittu: SON’s return to ports will increase cost of cargo clearance

  The immediate past National President, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Prince Olayiwola Shittu, has faulted moves by the Standards...

Do you think the ban on okada has affected cargo clearance at the port?

Do you think the ban on okada has affected cargo clearance at the port?

It has not because every freight forwarder does not go into the port by okada. We Nigerians are very resilient, people immediately found alternatives by using the ban of...

Stakeholders kick against 0.2% levy on imports from AU countries

Agents kick as FG makes POF payment mandatory for cargo clearance 

  Clearing agents and freight forwarders have kicked against the Federal Government’s approval of Practitioners Operating Fee (POF) payment as one of the...

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NAFDAC: We’re automating our processes for quick cargo clearance

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is automating its operations at the ports to reduce human interference and...

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...

Director General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Muda Yusuf

Strike Force will slow cargo clearance, LCCI tells Customs 

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has condemned the deployment of Customs Strike Force to the nation’s ports, saying it would be harmful to investment...

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Do you think Customs can achieve paperless cargo clearance by 2021? 

They can if they really want to with the level they have attained in Information Technology. It is doable. After all, foreign countries don’t rely on paper work and...

Bala-Usman exonerates NPA, blames other agencies for delay in cargo clearance

Bala-Usman exonerates NPA, blames other agencies for delay in cargo clearance 

The Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala-Usman, has said that the Authority should not be solely blamed for lapses in cargo clearance at the...

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Who do you think is responsible for delay in cargo clearance?

The problem at the port presently is a collective problem because it originates from the operators and government agencies in the sector. On the part of the government,...

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Cargo clearance: Agents accuse Webb Fontaine of inefficiency

Clearing agents operating at the nation’s seaports have lamented delays in cargo clearance due to recurring technical hitches and network failure associated with the...

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Tin Can CAC reiterates commitment to 48-hour cargo clearance

Controller, Tin Can Island Port command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Comptroller Musa Abdullahi, has reiterated the command’s commitment to achieving 48hour cargo...

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PTML Customs maintains six hour cargo clearance, records N98bn in one year

The PTML Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has reaffirmed that vehicle clearance at the port still takes six hours while containerised cargo can be cleared within...