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IMAN sets to Collect Dues from Importers

The Importers Association of Nigeria (IMAN) is set to enforced the collection of all fees and levies from its members in the South West zone of the country. This was contained in a letter of appointment assigning Prosper Integrated Logistics Limited (PINTELS) as IMAN revenue coordinator for the South West zone. The letter reads ‘I am pleased to inform you ...

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We have implemented 60 % of the reforms at MAN, Oron- Rector

The rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron in Akwa Ibom State Commodore Duja Effedua (Rtd) has said that his administration has already implemented 60% of the reforms recommended by the Interim Management Committee to repositioned and restructured the academy. He also revealed that the institution will reduce the number of cadets intake to ensure quality instead of quantity ...

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Revenue Boom: Apapa Customs nets N101b in two Months

The flagship command, Apapa customs has collected over N310,439,460,917.51 in the first nine months of 2018. The command breaks its revenue records in August 2018 when its generated an unprecedented sum of N68,668,095,723.16 followed by N33,113,258,042 in September making a total of N101,781,353,765.23 ( for the two months. Meanwhile, Comptroller Abubakar Bashir has held several stakeholders meetings with relevant groups ...

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SEME Customs Generates over N 1.06B in two Months

By Innocent OROK The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Area Command has generated the sum of N1, 050, 868, 570.20 for August and September, 2018. The anti- unit of the Command also made a total of 120 seizures with a Duty Paid value of N95, 070, 005.00 for the months under review. The Enforcement unit recorded the seizures of 14 exotic ...

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Customs redeploys Senior Officers, promotes 4 others

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the appointments of four Officers in acting capacity and redeployment of 13 others in order to rejig the Nigeria Customs Service for optimum performance. According to a press statement by tje national Public Relations Officer of the Service, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah those appointed in acting capacities are: Assistant ...

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FOU A Records N2.2b Seizes in one Month

It was another show of anti smuggling feats in the last 30 days as smugglers count their loses in the hands of the  Federal Operations Unit ,Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) . The Unit`s Customs Controller, Aliyu Mohammed on Thursday  in Lagos announced the  various seizures of contraband  goods which Duty Paid Value was put at N2.2billion. ...

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NIMASA has failed Us– NSDP Cadets As Dakuku Entices  Cadets With N400,000

By Innocent OROK The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)has failed in its responsibilities to secure sea time for its over 1000   graduates under the National Seafarers Development Programme(NSDP). The sad news was given by angry protesting cadets numbering over 50 who took over the NIMASA Lagos headquarters office  to protest their abandonment by the agency for over three ...

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Lagos Police arrests Child Buying, Selling Syndicates

T he Lagos State Police Command has smashed a syndicate specialising in trafficking and trading in children. According to a release by CSP Chike Oti, Police Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command, `On the first day of May 2018, the Command received a complaint from one Nwoagbo Ekene of 27 Test Oluwale street, Olodi Apapa, that on ...

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