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FOU ‘A’ Intercepts Poultry Products Worth N20.6m in a Week

By Innocent Orok Despite the ravaging Covid19 pandemic, operations at the Federal Operations Unit , Zone ‘A’, Lagos is still in top gear as the Unit has recorded N20,678, 400 worth of seizures within a week. The goods were said to be poultry products which have since been destroyed by the Unit. Acting Controller of the Unit, Deputy Comptroller Usman ...

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ISSUES: THE FALLING POLITICAL (MARITIME) DYNASTY OF ROTIMI AMAECHI (PART II)

By Innocent Orok The 2019 presidential election came, with Rotimi Amaechi still occupying the same position as Chief Campaign Manager to President Mohammadu Buhari. Though, this time his powers were trim down by making him report to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressive Congress (APC) national leader as the Chairman of the Presidential Campaign Organisation. Political observers then have ...

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Fidelity Bank Staff Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A Fidelity Bank staff who recently returned from a trip to the United Kingdom has tested positive for COVID-19 as confirmed in a statement released by the bank. Though the Fidelity Bank staff who tested positive for coronavirus has not been at the bank’s facility as he has been self-isolating since he returned to the country, he however brought some ...

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Six New Cases Of Covid19 aboard Vessel, NPA, NCDC Disagrees

By Innocent Orok The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday, disagreed with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on fresh reported six cases of the Covid19, saying , no case of the coronavirus has been confirmed at any seaport in Lagos state. The NPA said the collaboration with officials from Port Health has not confirmed any cases to date. ...

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COVID-19: UBA Provides N5billion Relief Support to African Countries

By Innocent Orok United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) on Wednesday 26th March 2020 announced a donation of over N5 billion (USD14 million), to African Countries to tackle the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic (Covid19). According to a statement the donation was made through the UBA Foundation to catalyse a comprehensive pan-African response to the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. ...

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WAR ON SUBSTANDARD PRODUCTS, AS SON TAKES SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP TO ALABA MARKET

By Innocent Orok In its renewed efforts to fight the influx of fake and substandard products into the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is carrying out sensitisation awareness campaigns to various sectors of stakeholders in the country. The recent being its sensitisation workshop held yesterday at the International Markets Association (Electronic Section ) at the Alaba International market ...

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EXCLUSIVE: CG OF CUSTOMS TO REVERSE USE OF BARGES BAN

BY innocent OROK The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service ( NCS), Col.Hameed Ali (rtd) is likely to reverse the ban on the use of Barges to convey containers through the waterways in Nigeria ports. A credible source from the Customs had inform our Correspondent this morning. It could be recalled that , the CG few days ago had ...

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Alaba Traders Called For Reopening of Land Borders for Genuine Products

By Innocent Orok The traders at the Alaba International Market ( Electronic Section) has called on the federal government to reopen the land borders as genuine products come in through the borders. The call was made today by Evangelist Paulinus Ugochukwu, Executive Chairman International Market Association {Electronics) at Alaba International Market, Lagos State during a stakeholders sensitisation workshop in collaboration ...

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