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Importers Lose Billions As Nigeria Ports Records Highest Dwell Time

The cargo dwell time in Nigeria Seaports have remained high despite government intervention through the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC). Cargo dwell time is the time cargo spends within the port or its extension awaiting clearance for transportation to owners warehouse. And after three days cargo is discharged at the port from the vessels,…

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…

Respite for importers, agents as Customs set to replace obsolete scanners at  Ports

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it is contemplating the replacement of obsolete scanners to reduce delay in cargo clearance at the ports and land borders. This was disclosed by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd). According to him, the fund for the procurement of new scanners has been captured in the 2016…