New NIMASA chief pledges to hit the ground running as Buhari names new ED 

Bashir Jamoh, newly appointed director-general, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Tuesday assumed office with a pledge to engage more deeply industry stakeholders to come up with policies that would drive the maritime sector forward. Jamoh was former executive director, finance and administration. The new  NIMASA boss, who made the pledge on his assumption of […]

Nigerian custom intercepts N2.55bn worth smuggled agric produce in March

Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ of the Nigerian Customs Service (NSC) has revealed that the agency intercepted agricukturak produce worth N2 .55 billion since the beginning of March this year. The unit said commodities including 7,201 bags of foreign parboiled rice, 1,172 cartons of frozen poultry products, 1,352 jerry cans of vegetable oil, 72 […]

Nigeria Seme customs command generates N1.07bn in two months

The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has disclosed that it generated N1.07 billion in the first two months of 2018, N28 million lower than the command’s expected revenue target of N1.35 billion. Taupyen Selchang , command’s spokesman, said this in a statement released on Thursday. It comes as Mohammed Aliyu, the command’s […]

Shipping Companies, terminal operators to face more scrutiny at Nigerian ports

Trade surplus

Shipping companies and terminal operators doing business in Nigeria are to face more scrutiny it has emerged. The increased scrutiny follows three arm seizures within eight months that had been false concealed as others goods imported into the country by individuals and companies. Only on Tuesday, the head of the Nigerian Customs service, Hameed Ali, […]