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Opinions differ on how best to handle N30tn revenue loss as 11 firms own up

Hope Uzodimma

Suggestions are beginning to grow on how best to track the observed N30tn infractions believed to have perpetuated by some named mega companies following the recent indications presented by 11 of the named firms at the floor of the Senate public hearing seating on Wednesday. Whereas some experts say it’s better to transfer the files and further investigations to the ...

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NPA seeks more details from Senate Committee on claims of ‘missing’ 282 vessels

Hope Uzodimma

The last may not have been heard on the growing differences heating up between the Senator Hope Uzodinma lead Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, as the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in a terse statement faulted the claims of the Senate. NPA reaction raised fresh issues of authenticity of claims as it wants the Senate Committee to provide more ...

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Why Senate Committee differences with NPA may need political solution

Bukola Saraki

Trouble seemed to have started from Thursday last week, when the Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs, Senator Hope Uzodinma fired the first shot on the management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) when he invoked the powers of the Committee to issue an ultimatum to the Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman to produce within four days, statistics on 282 ...

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Senate mandates NPA to provide statistics on 282 vessels from 2010 to 2016

Nigerian Senate

The Senator Hope Uzodinma led Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, on Monday raised serious issues bordering on the missing statistics on the over 280 vessels that berthed at terminals across the country between 2010 and 2016 and mandated the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to furnish it with the needed figure as soon as possible. However, random checks at ...

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N30tn probe: Adeosun, CBN, Customs, others to appear before Senate tomorrow

Nigerian Senate

For alleged N30 trillion import duties infractions, the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff has summoned Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, and some involving banks. The seating will hold on Tuesday at the Committee’s hearing conference room by 10:00AM according to details gathered by Business Hilights on Sunday. Other critical bodies expected ...

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Why Sen. Uzodinma has no link with 30 rice containers seized by Customs

Hope Uzodimma

More facts have emerged showing that Senator Hope Uzodinma, the Chairman Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, has no link with the 30 containers of rice seized by the Nigeria Customs Service. Uzodinma had on Tuesday, denied having any link with the owner, Masters Energy Commodities Trading Limited, saying his committee only acted in line with the usual process ...

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