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Ilaro Paramount Ruler tasks Federal Government on development of border communities

Ilaro Paramount Ruler tasks Federal Government on development of border communities

The Paramount Ruler of Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle, the Ashade Agunloye 4 of Yewa Land, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to pay attention to, and develop border…

Class Society gears up for Subchapter M

Class Society gears up for Subchapter M

(MarEx)After almost 12 years since the US Congress first recommended that the towing industry improve safety, the final Subchapter M rule has been released. It will be formally published…

Customs seeks end to clashes between operatives and Ilaro border communities

Customs seeks end to clashes between operatives and Ilaro border communities

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday sought an end to the frequent clashes between its operatives in the course of duty, and members of its host communities in Ilaro, Ogun…

Shippers Association faults import policies over diversion of 70% cargo  from Nigeria

Shippers Association faults import policies over diversion of 70% cargo from Nigeria

The Shippers Association of Lagos State has blamed the diversion of over 70 per cent of cargo from Nigeria on import policies that have not favoured trade, President of the…

For The Records:  Some key nuggets of economic policy as Nigeria struggles to survive recession

For The Records: Some key nuggets of economic policy as Nigeria struggles to survive recession

By Olisa Agbakoba– I applaud the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria concerning the potentially transformational statement on the Foreign Exchange Policy. The impact of a single foreign…

Onne Free Zone operations support local content initiative

Onne Free Zone operations support local content initiative

More Nigerians now drive the operations at the Onne Free Zone, as the zone complies with the local content initiative, thereby engaging more locals on the job. Facility Manager, Mr…

Trade Facilitation: Customs mulls pre-scanning of containers coming to Nigeria

Trade Facilitation: Customs mulls pre-scanning of containers coming to Nigeria

The Assistant Comptroller General of Customs, Zone ‘A’ Eporwei Edike visits the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Barrister Hassan Bello, to discuss collaborative efforts to…

Perspectives in making Nigeria’s ports sub-regional hub

Perspectives in making Nigeria’s ports sub-regional hub

When the Nigerian Shippers’ Council introduced the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) many operators got apprehensive, but the Council was able to convince stakeholders of the importance of the tracking instrument…

Nigeria’s Maritime Workers Union demands international standard in handling of dockworkers welfare issues

Nigeria’s Maritime Workers Union demands international standard in handling of dockworkers welfare issues

The President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) Mr Tony Nted, has said the union wants the dockworkers welfare issues to be handled as is acceptable internationally…

Intels empowers community women in sewing/entrepreneural skills

Intels empowers community women in sewing/entrepreneural skills

Intels, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, turned around the lots of women in Ogu, Onne Community, and extended to other women in Rivers State, South-South of Nigeria…