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POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTION OF 6,618 SENIOR POLICE OFFICERS

Innocent Orok The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior Police Officers to their next ranks. Among them are one Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), four Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGs) and three Commissioner of Police ( CPs) among others. The promotions were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission ...

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PTML COMMAND HITS ALL TIME HALF YEAR REVENUE COLLECTION OF N87.818BN

The Port and Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) Command of Nigeria Customs Service ( NCS) has collected a total of N87,818,715,427 as revenue for January to June 2020. The amount is 16% higher than N75,706,005,990 collected within same period of 2019. According to the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mohammad Yakubu, the amount collected by the Command in the first half ...

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SHOWDOWN:$1.3BN SECRET ACCOUNT: HOUSE OF REPS TO INVESTIGATE NPA

BY innocent OROK The Nigerian House of Representatives said its Committee on Public Accounts, Labour and Law will investigate the alleged secret account been operated by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to unravel the agency’s involvement as well as uncover any other accounts operated by the agency. The House also alleged that the NPA may have been operating other secret ...

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APAPA CUSTOMS HITS N227.3BN REVENUE IN HALF YEAR

– SAYS COVID19 INFECTED OFFICERS HAVE RECOVERED By Innocent Orok Despite the ravaging Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) recorded 11 per cent revenue increase to N227.3 billion in the first half of 2020, from N203.2 billion recorded in the corresponding period in 2019. This came as the Command processed over N52 billion worth ...

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BLAST:APMT COUNTRY MANAGER IS TALKING FROM A POINT OF IGNORANCE-ANIEBONAM

By Innocent Orok The Founder of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Dr Boniface Aniebonam has blasted Mr Klaus Laursen, Country Manager of APMT for saying that Freight Forwarders are the cause of congestion in the Ports. Mr Klaus Laursen has during his maiden visit to the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Executive Secretary/ CEO, Barr. Hassan Bello yesterday ...

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Customs Strike Force Recovers N1bn From Importers In Six Months

By Innocent Orok The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Cuatoms Service (NCS), Strike Force in Zone ‘A’ said it has raised a Debit Notes (DN) worth more than N1.104 billion from importers that made false declarations on cargoes at the Lagos Seaports. The DN which was raised by the NCS from importers who have paid lesser duties across the six ...

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President Buhari appionts Prof. Adesoji Adesugba as new NEPZA, MD

By Innocent Orok President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Adesoji Adesugba as the new Managing Director of the Nigerian Exports Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA). Adesugba’s appointment was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari in a letter dated Friday, June 26, 2020, signed by the Chief of Staff to the president, Ibrahim Gambari. A professor of Business Administration at the Roegate College ...

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NSC Harps on Export Trade, as APMT Accuses Freight Forwarders of Causing Congestion in the Ports

By Innocent Orok The Executive Secretary/CEO of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Mr. Hassan Bello has said Export trade is the new normal to the Nigerian economy. Bello reiterated this while receiving, Mr. Klaus Laursen, the newly appointed Country Manager of APM terminals in his office in Lagos. Welcoming Mr. Laursen to Nigeria, Bello commended APMT for its acquisition of new ...

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ELECTRICITY TARIFFS HIKE, N/ASSEMBLY LEADERSHIP SHIFTS DATE TO 2021

By Innocent Orok The leadership of the Nigerian National Assembly yesterday met with the Chief Executives of the government electricity regulatory bodies and Electricity Distribution Companies across the country. According to a statement from the Facebook Page of the Deputy Senate President (DSP), Senator Ovie Omo- Agege the focus of the meeting was to look into the planned increase of ...

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