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SHIPPING WORLD TO HONOUR OUTSTANDING NIGERIANS

By Innocent Orok Maritime Media Limited, the publishers of Shipping World Magazine is set again to honour outstanding Nigerians who have proven their worth in their various fields of endeavours. According to a statement by the publisher of Shipping World Magazine, Elder Asu Beks , the eleven outstanding Nigerians were selected through a pool of million other Nigerians across various ...

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NARTO CAUTION HITECH CONSTRUCTION ON WORSENING TINCAN ROAD

By Innocent Orok The Branch Chairman of Nigerian Association of Road Transports Owners (NARTO), Cargo Section , Tin Can Island Alhaji Inuwa Abdullahi has caution Hitech Construction Company Limited handling the Tin Can – Mile 2 road to stop cutting the roads at both sides, hereby creating no access to the Tin can port by trucks. Inuwa who intervene with ...

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IS OUR DUTY TO PROTECT NIGERIANS -SON, DG

By Innocent Orok   The Director General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma has reiterated the organisation’s determination to protect the lives of Nigerians from consuming fake and substandard products. The SON boss make the declaration at a sensitisation workshop organized for maritime stakeholders yesterday in Lagos by the agency. Aboloma who was represented by Engineer Obiora Manafa, ...

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Nigerian Ports Needs Total Modernisation. ANLCA President

Iju Tony Nwabunike, the National President of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) since the beginning of the year has been embarking on consultations and discussions to key government officials. He has also been engaging the maritime media to champion for a better port system, as well as government effecting changes to upgrade our maritime industry. One of such ...

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FEAR GRIP MAN, ORON STAFF AS EFCC ARRAIGNS THREE FOR DIVERSION OF N17M

BY Innocent Orok At last two staff of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Oron and a company Enys International Resort and Hotel Limited has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Uyo Zonal office for illegal diversion of N17million. The trio of Yvonne Edet Effiong, Bassey Okon Bassey and Enys International Resort and Hotel Limited, were ...

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AGAIN, FOU, ‘A’ SWOOP ON SMUGGLERS, RECORDS N4O.144M SEIZURES IN TWO WEEKS

By Innocent Orok The Customs operatives at the Federal Operations Unit ( FOU ), Zone ‘A’, Lagos has again descended hard on smugglers, intercepting contraband goods and others concealed in gas cylinders worth N40,144,25O…. According to a release signed by the Unit’s Public Relations Officer, Jerry Attah said that the Ag. Controller of the Unit, Deputy Comptroller Usman Yahaya in ...

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SURPRISING: Customs CG Gives Revenue Targets to Closed Border Commands

By Innocent Orok Despite Nigeria’s closure of it borders against imports and exports activities. The Nigeria Customs Service has given its allocation of revenue targets for the year 2020 to the closed Customs commands at the various border stations across the country. The Nigeria government is yet to reopen its borders since it was closed in August 2019, even as ...

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ISSUES: CRFFN, POF AND THE TROUBLES AHEAD

By Innocent Orok At last the long awaited Council for Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) collection of Practitioners Operating Fees ( POF) has finally kick -off, though with divided voices and skepticism from stakeholders. POF is the latest tax introduced by the government, despite the high cost of doing business in Nigeria ports, which according to statistics, Nigeria ...

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NPA SHOULD HOLD STAKEHOLDERS MEETING ON PORT CONGESTION, DIVERSION OF CARGOES – NWABUNIKE

By Innocent Orok The National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Iju Tony Nwabunike has called on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to organized a critical stakeholders meeting to address the port congestion in the Lagos ports. The ANLCA president made the called while addressing maritime journalists on sundry issues affecting the maritime industry. He said ...

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MAN OF THE YEAR: SHIPPING WORLD SET TO HONOUR ALLEN ONYEMA FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE

By Innocent Orok The management of Shipping World Magazine, Nigeria’s foremost Maritime journal, published by the legendary maritime Journalist,Elder Asu Beks has nominated, Mr Allen Onyema, the Chairman and Managing Director of Air Peace Airline as its “Man of Year, 2019.” Asu Beks who led a team of senior journalists ,Emeka Okoroanyanwu and Frank Meke to present the letter of ...

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