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Cost implications of palletization can frustrate maritime industry–Experts

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Stakeholders at the nation’s maritime industry recently came up with strong opposition to the new federal government policy of cargo palletization, saying the idea will not only raise costs of doing business at the ports, but breed corruption. Experts who gathered at a Town Hall Meeting organised by leading maritime consulting firm, Ships & Ports in Lagos, expressed concerns over ...

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NPA commiserates with ANLCA on inferno, sets up investigative panel


The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has expressed sympathy to the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) over the recent fire incidents which consumed some official documents at its Tincan Island Port Complex (TCIP) locations. She assured the association that NPA management will always make sure that the security of lives and property which ...

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Group of clearing agents casts doubt on NPA’s ports infrastructure delivery

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Barely two years after the appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as the substantive managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), has rated the agency low in the ports infrastructure delivery and maintenance. However, the cliam is coming at a time several industry groups and stakeholders’ are hailing the reforms and leadership intelligence ...

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Importation of ‘Made in Nigeria’ goods current headache of SON—DG

SON Osita Aboloma

The Director General of Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Chief Osita Aboloma has revealed that the current trend of branding fake products from abroad as ‘Made in Nigeria’ is the most disturbing challenge of the agency. In his presentation during a stakeholders’ forum tagged: “Ease of Doing Business & Exports: Imperatives of Standardisation” in Lagos he said, the agency is ...

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ANLCA raises question on fresh charges by shipping firms at ports

NPA Usman

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has viewed with worry; the recent charges slammed on Nigerian importers by CMA-CGM and noted that the act is neocolonialism of licensed custom agents. In a terse statement made available to Business Hilights on Sunday and endorsed by the image maker, Dr. Farinto Kayode, ANLCA said “Just when the federal government rolled ...

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NPA, NSC in joint frantic efforts to halt truckers, agents’ strike as ports activities ground

The height of paralysis at the nation’s major seaports on Monday has forced the leadership of both the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) lead by Hadiza Bala Usman and the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello to run from pillar to post in effort to persuade striking clearing agents and truckers to call off the industrial action. Business ...

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