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Burning ferry runs aground, hundreds rescued

Burning ferry runs aground, hundreds rescued

On Wednesday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard and local police evacuated 512 passengers and crew from the American Cruise Ferries ro/pax Caribbean Fantasy,which caught fire about two…

Banks to allow Bureaux de Change access up to $50,000 weekly

Banks to allow Bureaux de Change access up to $50,000 weekly

Banks are now to allow Bureaux de Change(BDC) access up to $50,000 weekly, as against the former $30,000 that they were allowed to before now. This was…

NPA charges underground cable owners to move them ahead of road reconstruction

NPA charges underground cable owners to move them ahead of road reconstruction

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said that there is need to move all underground cables ahead of the proposed reconstruction of the Apapa Wharf Road. A statement in Lagos…

Economic recession affects customs half year generated revenue

Economic recession affects customs half year generated revenue

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has disclosed that it generated N385.7 billion revenue from January to June 2016. This amount was against the N438.2 billion generated in the…

Terminal operations: Edike warns against unnecessary delays

Terminal operations: Edike warns against unnecessary delays

The Assistant Comptroller- General of Customs, Zone ‘A’, Eporwei Edike, has tasked terminal operators on the need to be timely in attending to customs agents as he said: “Time is…

Port of Coos Bay Celebrates 100 Years of Rail

Port of Coos Bay Celebrates 100 Years of Rail

On August 5, the Port of Coos Bay, Oregon, celebrated the centennial of its Coos Bay Rail Link, which connects the coastal port with the North American freight rail system…

NPA plans recruitment of young professionals

NPA plans recruitment of young professionals

The Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) has disclosed plans to recruit young professionals into the system soon. The Managing Director of the NPA, Ms Hadiza Usman made this known during her…

Nigeria spends N1 trl annually on rice, fish, wheat import- FG

Nigeria spends N1 trl annually on rice, fish, wheat import- FG

The Federal Government has disclosed that Nigeria spends at least N1 trillion in the importation of rice, wheat, fish and sugar annually. The Executive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria…

Service Delivery: Customs welcomes CCCIS to check mid-stream discharge

Service Delivery: Customs welcomes CCCIS to check mid-stream discharge

The Comptroller General of Customs, Col Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd.) has expressed his delight with automation efforts by agencies of the Federal Government, desirous of perfecting operational processes in line…

Maritime is ‘next big thing’ to happen in Nigeria–Peterside

Maritime is ‘next big thing’ to happen in Nigeria–Peterside

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has observed that the maritime industry is the next big thing that will happen to…