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ANLCA PRESIDENT VISITS TIN CAN CUSTOMS, CALLS FOR HARMONISE CLEARING SYSTEM

By Innocent Orok The National President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Tony Nwabunike with his National Executive Members ( NECOM) on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Customs Area Controller of the Tin Can Island Command, Comptroller Musa Baba Ahmed and his management team. The ANLCA president’s visit which attracted a mammoth crowd of supporters ...

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NANTA flags – off Housing scheme for Members in Abuja

By Innocent Orok National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has flagged off its first pilot Housing scheme of 500 Units, comprising of two and three bedroom terrace and three bedroom detached categories for its members. The first instance of this strategic and futuristic welfare scheme under NANTA Cooperative Society, nursed to fruition by the Abuja zone of the association, ...

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Nigeria, ICC Yaoundé to Tackle Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

By Innocent Orok Nigeria and the Inter Regional Coordination Centre (ICC) Yaoundé have formed a forum to galvanise regional and international efforts to ensure security in the Gulf of Guinea (GOG). Gulf of Guinea Maritime Collaboration Forum (GOG-MCF/SHADE) was floated after meetings between Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, representing Nigeria, and ...

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SON seized N600m worth of substandard Tyres, clamours to return to Ports

By Innocent Orok Importers of substandard products have resorted to operating from remote areas in their bid to avoid the eagle eyes of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON). This revelation was made by the Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim, during an enforcement exercise on Friday at Obafemi Owode area of Ogun State. The operations ...

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SON seized N600m worth of substandard Tyres, clamours to return to Ports

By Innocent Orok Importers of substandard products have resorted to operating from remote areas in their bid to avoid the eagle eyes of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON). This revelation was made by the  Director General, Standards  Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim, during an enforcement exercise on  Friday at  Obafemi Owode area of Ogun State. The operations ...

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ANLCA describes Kano Court Injunction as “Social Media Injunction”

  -Hammers , Mustapha, Oyeniyi, others for anti- association activities By Innocent Orok The Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has described the latest purported Kano Federal High Court Interim Injunction alleged to have been granted the aggrieved members of the association as only existing in the social media, saying neither the association have been served ,nor notify of ...

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Ship Pollution: NIMASA assures of availability of Sulphur Compliant Fuel

By Innocent Orok The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is determined to ensure availability of marine fuels that comply with the regulation by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) limiting the sulphur in the fuel oil used onboard ships to 0.50 percent m/m (mass by mass). Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, stated this on Wednesday in Lagos ...

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Q1: FOU ZONE ‘C’ RECORDS N1.28B SEIZURES, REVENUE RECOVERY

By Innocent Orok Federal Operations Unit, Zone C, Owerri, an anti- smuggling arm of the Customs in his first quarter report says it has intercepted various contraband goods worth N1,280, 885,001 within its areas of jurisdiction which covers the South South South and South East Zones from January to March 2021. Also, based on various interventions, the Unit also recovered ...

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RUNSEWE CALLS FOR CULTURAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NIGERIA AND BANGLADESH

By Innocent Orok The need to further establish and reinforce the mutual cultural relationship that exists between the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and the Federal Government of Nigeria that dates as far back as 1971 has been emphasized. This diplomatic relationship should be explored for the benefit of mutual cultural benefits ...

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