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NIMASA Seeks Collaboration, Poised to Safeguard Dockworkers’ Welfare, Rights

By Innocent Orok Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has declared a renewed commitment towards furthering the interest of stevedores as captured in the 2014 Stevedoring Regulation. While also seeking for collaboration, promising protection of their rights and welfare. This assurance was given by the Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh in Lagos during a courtesy visit by ...

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ANLCA PRESIDENT FELICITATES WITH MUSLIMS ON EID- EL- KABIR CELEBRATIONS

By Innocent Orok The National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Hon. Iju Tony Nwabunike has sent a goodwill message to Nigerian Muslim faithfuls during the 2020 Eid-el-kabir celebrations. According to his message, Nwabunike commended them for their selfless services, especially in the Nigerian Maritime industry and advised all to observed safety precautions as laid down ...

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RUNSEWE COMMENDS KOGI, PLATEAU, GOMBE, ABIA STATES FOR OFFICE DONATIONS

By Innocent Orok The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has commended the governments of Kogi, Plateau, Gombe and Abia States for donating office accommodations to the Council. Runsewe who made this commendation in Abuja recently stated that the donation of office accommodations to the council is an indication of commitment of the ...

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YOUR PROMOTIONS IS ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITY- COMPT. PETERS

By Innocent Orok The Customs Area Controller of the Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),Comptroller Olugboyega Peters has said that the newly promoted Senior Officers in his Command have to justify their promotions as its comes with additional responsibilities. Peters said this yesterday during the decoration of fifteen officers of the command with their various ranks reminding ...

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THIRD MAINLAND BRIDGE CLOSURE: NIWA DEPLOYS FLOATING JETTIES FOR WATERWAYS TRANSPORTATION

By Innocent Orok The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Lagos Area Office, in a strategic response to the partial closure of the iconic third mainland bridge for repairs in Lagos State, has deployed forty feet floating jetties to help bring water transportation services closer to commuters through out the six months repairs duration of the bridge. The floating jetties are ...

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SENT TO JAIL: SON SECURES TWO YEARS JAIL SENTENCES FOR TWO MEN INVOLVED IN ENGINE OIL ADULTERATION

By Innocent Orok The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has secured the conviction of two men for the production and distribution of substandard engine oil in Nigeria. The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday convicted two men, Uche Johnson and Kingsley Meteke, for producing and distributing substandard engine oil. Justice Oluremi Oguntoyibo convicted the two men after pleading guilty ...

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MARITIME AGENCIES COLLABORATION: NIMASA, CUSTOMS TO CHECK TEMPORARY IMPORT PERMIT ABUSES

By Innocent Orok The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in its continuous collaboration and synergy with various agencies operating in the Nigerian Maritime industry takes another level when, the Director General, Dr Bashir Jamoh paid a courtesy visit to the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) recently in Abuja. At the meeting ...

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NDDC PROBE: OGONIS IN LAGOS CONDEMNS POLICE INVASION OF JOI NUNIEH’s RESIDENT

By Innocent Orok The Ogoni Welfare Association, (OWA), Lagos State Chapter has condemned the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over the invasion of the former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC),Dr Joi Nunieh resident in Port Harcourt ,Rivers State. The association says the invasion of the Dr Nunieh’s resident in the morning of Thursday 16th of ...

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NCS Releases 2019 Promotions, 5 ACGs, 2,634 Officers wear new Ranks

By Innocent Orok The Nigeria Customs Service Board (NCSB) at its 52nd Regular meeting approved the appointment of five Assistant Comptrollers General of Customs, promotion of 2,634 Officers, dismissal of One ACG and compulsory retirement of another ACG. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning and Chairman, NCS Board, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed who presided over the meeting said decisions taken ...

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