Nigeria Customs Service to host WCO

CGC, Dikko Abdullahi

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) will host the 20th edition of Conference of Directors-General of Customs in West and Central Africa of the World Customs Organisation(WCO).

Council expects competitive customs procedures following implementation of Common External Tariff

Mr Lucky Amiwero

The National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents(NCMDLCA) says it expects a more competitive customs procedure as Nigeria begins the implementation of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff(CET).

NIWA, Sea School, boat operator collaborate on safety awareness for passengers

Seacoach floating jetty at CMS

The Seacoach Ferry operators says it is collaborating with the National Inland Waterways Authority(NIWA) and the Sea School, Lagos, to create safety awareness for passengers who travel by water.

Agbakoba calls for reform of anti-corruption agencies

Dr Olisa Agbakoba, SAN

Dr Olisa Agbakoba, Human Rights Advocate and Maritime Lawyer, has called for a reform of anti-corruption agencies in the country to reduce corruption.

Expert says appointment in maritime industry should not be politicised

Capt. Fola Ojutalayo

Capt. Fola Ojutalayo, a Senior Lecturer in the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Lagos, on Wednesday said appointments of heads of maritime agencies should not be politicised.

Ajegunle, Festac, Satelite towns, others to enjoy modern ferry services soon—NIWA

L-R: Country Director, Seacoach Ferry, Prof. Adebayo Otitoloju and Lagos Area Manager, NIWA, Mr Mu'azu Sambo in one of the Seacoach boats in CMS

Residents of communities including Ajegunle, FESTAC, Satelite Town, Mile 2 and several others will soon
have the choice of travelling by ferry to CMS, to beat the long hours
of traffic gridlock suffered daily.

Maritime sector can create 1.5 m jobs, says expert

CEO Peacegate, Prince Ayorinde Adedoyin

A Shipping Practitioner, Mr Ayorinde Adedoyin on Wednesday urged the incoming adminstration to develop the maritime sector which could create 1.5 million jobs.

Agbakoba wants Nigeria's High Commissioner to South Africa recalled

Dr Olisa Agbakoba

Human Rights Lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, on Tuesday advised that the Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa be recalled over the ongoing xenophobic attacks against foreigners.

Association says vibrant arbitration system in maritime sector will attract quality investors

Dr Omogbai Omo-Eboh, President, MAAN

The Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria (MAAN) says vibrant national maritime arbitration system will attract quality investors to the industry and fast-track its development.

Apapa Customs Command hits N74.1bn revenue in Qrt1

CAC Apapa Area 1 Command of NCS, Eporwei Edike

The Apapa Area 1 Command of Nigeria Customs Service(NCS) recorded a revenue of N74.11 billion in the first quarter of 2015,up from N55.36 billion generated in the corresponding period of 2014.