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Breaking NewsWar on Smuggling:Customs Strike Force to Seize Containers inside the Ports

…Non Compliance CACs to face Sanctions By Innocent Orok Henceforth the Customs Strike Force has been empowered by the Comptroller General of the Service, Col Hameed Ali (rtd) to be involve in Cargo examinations in the ports and to make seizures inside the ports without hindrance were necessary. The Management of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that the ...

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IBOM AIR TO FLY BEFORE MAY 29–AKS INFO BOSS, CHARLES UDOH

By Innocent Orok   Ibom Air, the Akwa Ibom State owned airline will commence commercial flights across Nigeria before the swearing-in of Governor Udom Emmanuel for his second term administration on May 29, 2019. Also, the General hospital Equita in Oron, LGA, Immanuel General hospital, Eket, Awa Cottage hospital and some roads under construction are also billed for commissioning before ...

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Maritime University in Dire Need of Funding -NIMASA DG Hypocrite Cry Part I

By Innocent Orok   The headline ‘Maritime University in Dire Need of Funding’ recently hits major maritime newspaper pages, both online and the conventional media and was accredited to the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Admistration and Safety Agency (NIMASA, Dr Dakukku Peterside during the first matriculation ceremony of the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, South South region ...

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PREFERRED BIDDER FOR IBOM DEEP SEAPORT SELECTED

Bolloré Africa Logistics–PowerChina International Group Limited Consortium (the “BolloréPowerChina Consortium”) has emerged the preferred bidder for the Ibom Deep Seaport Project (IDSP). This selection followed a rigorous evaluation process conducted by the Evaluation Committee convened by the IDSP Ministerial Project Development and Steering Committee (MPDSC) on competing bids received in response to the IDSP Request for Proposal (RFP). China Harbour ...

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Onne Customs Nets N25.561bn revenue, $1.126bn Exports proceeds in Q1

By Innocent Orok   The Onne Customs Command has started the year 2019 on a promising note, has collected a total sum of ₦25,561,932,417.78 in the first quarter of 2019. When compared to ₦18,857,668,490.00 generated in the first quarter of 2018, a 26.2 percent increase was recorded .Also, nine containers comprising 57,300 pieces of machetes without end-user certificates; 2,000 Jerry ...

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NIWA TO PROSECUTE BOAT OPERATOR FOR NON USAGE OF LIFE JACKET

BY INNOCENT OROK   The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) said it will charge a boat operator in the Lagos area to court for non usage of life jackets by his passengers, who were school children. NIWA on the 28th of March 2019 said it has impounded a boat conveying School Children along the Lagos waterways without life jackets or ...

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Akwa Ibom Gets another Commissioner of Police

In barely four months, the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has gotten another Police Commissioner. He is CP Zaki Ahmed. Ahmed took over from CP Bashir Makama who barely spent four months in the State. CP Makama has been redeployed as Commissioner of Police Ogun State. Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa State is known in recent times to have gotten a ...

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