Tags: Seaports

Customs, NDLEA Demand Whisky, Cigarette From Shipmasters At Ports – UK Magazine

A United Kingdom based publication, Guide to Port Entry has accused government officials of seeking bribes and gratifications before clearing vessels for berthing at Lagos seaports. The publication is the most accurate and comprehensive port information resource which assists crew in planning port calls to over 11,400 global commercial ports and terminals. The book features…

Executive Order: NDLEA Stirs Confusion Over Presence At Seaports

Few hours after the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman said only seven government agencies are authorised to operate at the nation’s seaports, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) as stired confusion as it claimed it had the mandate of the Federal Government to operate at the ports.…

Alleged Extortion: Clearing Agents Threaten To Shut Down Seaports

Clearing agents and freight forwarders operating at the nation’s seaports have stated their intention to shut down the seaports over arbitrary increase in charges by shipping companies’ agents and some frivolous charges being collected at the ports by some government agencies. The clearing agents said this became necessary following the additional cost, the hike in…

Nigeria Losing N1trillion To Inefficiencies, Corruption In Seaports Yearly – Report

A report on the performance of Nigerian Ports has revealed that the country loses over N1 trillion every year to port inefficiencies, process failures and corruption. The report titled ‘Nigeria: Reforming the Maritime Ports,’ which was commissioned by the Centre for International Private Enterprises in collaboration with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Financial…