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NAGAFF not aware of injunction stopping POF collection—Aniebonam


Leading maritime analyst, stakeholder and founder of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders’ (NAGAFF), Dr. Boniface Aniebonam has claimed that his group was not aware of last week’s court injunction restraining the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi and terminal operators from collecting the controversial Practitioners Operations Fee (POF), saying he is not aware of the development. In a ...

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Customs agents’, Truck owners suspend strike action at seaports with conditions

Apapa port access

Indications have emerged that activities will resume at the Lagos ports from today, Thursday, following the announcement of the suspension of the two-day old strike action embarked upon by two leading stakeholder groups at the ports. Whereas the Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) said on Tuesday that it has relaxed the withdrawal of service it embarked upon on Monday, ...

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Aniebonam, NAGAFF founder hints on fresh moves to amend CRFFN Act


Leading analyst and founder of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Dr Boniface Aniebonam has given hints that plans are underway to amend the Act establishing the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN). Before now, the Council had been locked down in council membership election which some stakeholders say was done in bad ...

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Don’t go on strike, FG begs NAGAFF, ANLCA as they extend ultimatum

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has called on the leading associations of licensed customs agents and freight forwarders to shelve their proposed withdrawal of service from the nation’s seaports and land border due to what they described as irregularities in the cargo clearing processes by the Nigeria Customs Service and related agencies of the government. The bodies are National Association ...

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Customs CG, Ali finally bends, seeks collaboration with clearing agents, unions in Lagos

More than one year and seven months of his appointment as the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has made a U-Turn and visited Lagos clearing agents’ associations to seek partnership and speed his gospel on anti corruption. He visited the leaderships of both the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) and the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents ...

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Expert raises issues on Senate, Customs positions on VDT/VEP dichotomy


More stakeholders have continued to join in the trending differences on Vehicles Duty Tariff (VDT)/Valuation ex-factory Price (VEP). This time, former chairman of NAGAFF, Dr. Eugene Nweke has given thought-provoking explanations and questions arising from the controversy. In an addendum format, NAGAFF’s Nweke said in parts: “Having listened to Senator Dino submissions, I want to make the following addendum: I ...

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Lift ban on Customs auctions to limit value loss of seized vehicles–Aniebonam

Ali Customs boss

Leading maritime stakeholders, analyst and founder of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders’ (NAGAFF), Dr. Boniface Aniebonam has called on the Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali to lift ban on official auctioning of impounded vehicles so that the revenue so generated can add value to the economy. He also noted that such review will further free up spaces ...

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