Category: Maritime

NPA Workers Petition Buhari, Say MD Breaches Federal Character In Recruitment Process

Apparently dissatisfied by the alleged back door recruitment embarked upon by the Management of the  Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), some concerned workers of the organisation have called for Federal Government’s intervention in the controversial employment process. The petition, dated 28th December, 2017, and copies made available to journalists was tagged, “Request for investigation into the allegations…

Customs FOU Generates N5.9bn In 2017, Warns Importers Against Smuggling

The Customs Area Controller (CAC) of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Compt Mohammed Uba Garba has warned Importers and smugglers to desist from bringing banned items into the country. He stated this yesterday in a press statement made available to journalists yesyetday by the Public Relations Officer Of the unit, Jerry Attah saying…

FG’s Trade Policies Fuelling Smuggling – Don

A university don has expressed disappointment at the Federal Government trade policies placing ban on importation of  items without viable alternative. Speaking over the weekend, Dr Austin Nweze, disclosed that Nigeria government banning import without viable alternative only improves the economy of neighboring countries. Dr Nweze, a university lecturer with Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos said banning…

Customs Seizes Two Containers Of Fake Cables In Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday said it intercepted two containers load of fake electric cables imported from China. Speaking yesterday, at a press briefing, the Customs Area Controller Of the unit, Compt. Muhammed Uba said the two containers worth over N18.5million were declared as electric distribution board…

Breaking: Fresh Container Of Arms Uncovered At Tin Can Port

Barely one week after it intercepted a 20-foot container load of 1,100 pump action riffles, the Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday uncovered yet another set of 475 riffles. It was gathered at the port yesterday that the pump-action rifles were discovered after the Customs Area Controller of the Command; Compt…