Category: Maritime

Operator Warns Of Grave Consequence If Palettisation Policy Is implemented

Eventhough the government has maintained its stand implementing the palletization policy against stakeholders’ advice, Sifax Shipping, a subsidiary of Sifax Group has joined the growing list of stakeholders warning against implementation of the policy. In a press statement by the Corporate Affairs Manager of the Group, Muyiwa Akande, the group warned against grave consequence should…

Ms Usman Bows To Pressure, Releases ‘Hidden’ Revenue To Public

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has declared N299.56billions as revenue generated in 2017. This was coming one week after stakeholders in the maritime industry called on the management of the authority to release the revenue profile of the agency. But in a statement by the General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Abdullahi Goje said the…

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…