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Customs Distributes Food Items to 4028 Orphans in Lagos State

By Innocent Orok   Between Tuesday 12th to Thursday 21 Febuary 2019 the Nigeria Customs Service sub committee on distribution of relief items to IDPs and orphanages has continued to distribute rice, vegetable oil and bales of clothing materials to orphanage homes in lagos. The Little Saints Orphanage home, Tender Hearts Children home, Sisters of mother Theresa, Babs el salam ...

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Jubilation as Gov Udom Emmanuel Launch Ibom Airlines

By Innocent Orok   Yesterday marks another milestone of achievement as Governor Udom Emmanuel kept his promise by launching two aircrafts to kick -start the Akwa Ibom State owned airline, “Ibom Air”. The inaugural flight touch down at the Victor Attah airport yesterday in Uyo with dignitaries onboard including former governors of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, Idongesit Nkangha, the ...

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Revealed: New Trend of Smuggling at Seme border- Eye Witness

By Innocent Orok   Facts have emerge that with the recent commissioning of the new border post at Seme, built by ECOWAS and the European Union, which gave only one entrance and exit to and from Nigeria and Benin Republic, a new trend of smuggling has been uncovered. According to our source who is a critical stakeholder at the border, ...

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No Passenger died, but Friend of the Customs- NCS Spokesman

By Innocent Orok   The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has reacted to a video going viral on the social media today alleging an officer of the Customs killing a bus passenger because of refusal to pay N5000 bribe. The video which shows a white bus belonging to one of the major transports companies viewing the passengers of the bus screaming ...

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Our Blueprint for the Nigerian Maritime University…Timipre Sylva

S/W: Welcome to this interview with his Excellency Timipre Sylva, the former governor of Bayelsa state, 2007-2012 and by the special grace of God, the chairman of the Governing Council of Nigeria’s Premier Maritime University. TIMIPRE SYLVA: Thank you S/W: There was this myth about the Maritime University of Nigeria that it will never take off.How were you able to ...

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Apapa Customs honors 5 Officers

..Nets N404b Imports, $239.46m Exports in 2018   By Innocent Orok   The Apapa Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS ) inline with the CGC Hameed Ali’s reward for outstanding performance yesterday honoured five of its Officers with the World Customs Organisation (WCO) merit awards of outstanding performance. The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Abubakar Bashir had ealier received an ...

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PSC Deploys Commissioners of Police as Lagos, Kogi Others gets new Commissioners

By Innocent Orok   The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment and deployment of 37 Command Commissioners of Police for the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. Lagos, Kwara, Kogi and Other States Commissioners Of Police were affected in the new deployment. The new Lagos State police boss is now CP Mu’azu Zubairu, ...

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Maritime Senior Staff advocates quick Repairs of Ports Access Roads

..Honours NPA, MD, Others   By Innocent Orok   It was a day of celebrations and awards to deserving individuals who have carve- a- niche for themselves in the maritime industry and beyond. The Senior Staff Association Of Statutory Corporation and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC), Maritime Branch has roll out the drums to celebrate their 40 years of existence and ...

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Danger Looms at Apapa Port as NPA building near Collapse

By Innocent Orok   The lives of Officers and Men of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Port Health and the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) working at the Bullnose Terminal inside the Apapa premier port are in danger as the building is nearing collapse. Bullnose Terminal is located inside the Apapa port complex. A visit by our correspondent to the terminal ...

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