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Government is fueling Corruption in CRFFN – Olanrewaju

By Innocent Orok A former Council Chairman of the Council for Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN), Fwdr Hakeem Olanrewaju has accused the Federal Government of corrupting the Council members through bogus yearly budgets figures , with nothing to show for it. Olarenwaju who was the second Chairman to administered the Council has blown hot in a press statement ...

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Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao Nigeria’s new Chief of Air Staff was born on 14th September 1965 at Enugu. He hails from Oshogbo LGA of Osun State. He attended the following academic schools: Nuhu Bamali Primary School Kaduna from 1971 –19 77, Command Secondary School, Kakuri Kaduna from 1977 –1982, Federal College of Freshwater and Fisheries Technology (FCFFT) New ...

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By Innocent Orok The Federal government has started the calibration of weighbridges used in weighing loads at the Ports, Petroleum products terminals and depots today. The exercise which is a directive from the Federal Ministry of Transport is to preserve the Nigerian roads from further destruction and give commuter respite in their daily movements for economic transactions and other needs. ...

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After barely six years of holding sway as Nigeria’s Military Chiefs, President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service, while new ones are immediately appointed . The sacked Service Chiefs are Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral ...

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Explore $3.4Trillion AfCFTA regime, Nwabunike tasks ANLCA Members

By Innocent Orok Honorable Iju Tony Nwabunike, National President, Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents ( ANLCA) has called on his members to explore the various opportunities created by the $3.4Trillion African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which kick-off in January 2020. The ANLCA President made the call during the election of the Executives of Eastern Zone Chapters of the ...

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Substandard Products: SON seeks policy to repatriate Goods

– As DG supervise destruction of substandard products By Innocent Orok The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has urged the Federal Government to consider a policy aimed at returning substandard goods to countries of origin to boost consumers’ confidence and strengthen international trade. The call was made by Mallam Farouk Salim, SON’s Director General during the destruction of substandard products ...

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2021: More daunting challenges for Nigerian Maritime industry

The Nigerian maritime industry like other sectors of the Nation’s economy is set to face more daunting challenges this year, especially with the ravaging second wave of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, reports INNOCENT OROK. With the take-off of the African Continental Free Trade Area ( AfCFTA) this January, the Nigerian maritime industry would have been a major beneficiary from ...

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Breaking: Buhari Re-Appoints Had I za Usman as NPA MD, Reconstitutes Board

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), on Thursday, reappointed Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for another five years. He also reconstituted the boards of the agency and that of the Transmission Company of Nigeria. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed these in a statement titled “President ...

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2020: PTML Customs Collects N189.3b, assures of greater feats in 2021

By Innocent Orok Through various layers of checks to curbed revenue leakages, the Ports and Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated a total sum of N189,347,565,309 in the 2020 out gone year. According to the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Festus Okun during a media chat said despite the challenges faced during the year due ...

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