Tinubu appoints new CEOs for Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NIWA

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new Chief Executive Officers for the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). A statement by the President’s spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, issued on Wednesday stated that in line with the recommendations of the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Tinubu approved the appointment…

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Eliminate bottlenecks in maritime ecosystem, stop endless borrowing, experts counsel Tinubu

The financial crunch currently hitting hard on the country can be eased with domestic solutions, provided President Bola Ahmed Tinubu could wade into the port downsides and rejuvenate the nation’s trade gateways. Investigations by The Guardian revealed that the current situation at the nation’s seaports largely fall short of the level of infrastructure and standard…

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Stakeholders oppose the NCS Act, citing its contradiction with international trade practices and norms.

Months after the Nigeria Customs Service Act (NCSA) 2023 was assented to by ex-President Muhammadu Buhari, the legislation has again been rejected by stakeholders who claim their inputs were not accommodated in the final draft. The NCS Act, which they said comes with clauses that hinder import, export, manufacturing as well as other international trade…

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The customs division responsible for Tin Can has set a revenue target of N384 billion to be achieved within a period of three months.

Customs Area Controller of Tin Can Island Port command, Dera Nnadi, said the command is faced with the big task of achieving 48 per cent of the N800 billion revenue target for the year in the remaining months to the end of 2023. Nnadi stated this as he assumed duty as the 20th area controller…

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