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The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA on Thursday holds its monitoring and compliance

Nigeria Port Authority Holds Compliance Conference

Nigeria Port Authority Holds Compliance Conference

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA on Thursday holds its monitoring and compliance conference, in Lagos. The conference, which was to assess the experience of compliance with concession agreement after eight years, was held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. While delivering the keynote address, Idris Umar, Minister of Transport who was represented by Hassan Bello, executive secretary, Nigeria Shippers Council, noted that the event came at a time when some of the

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Cost of Business No Longer High in Nigerian Ports –Sambo

  Namadi Sambo, vice president, noted today that the cost of doing business in Nigerian ports has become less compared to what used to obtain in the past. Delivering a message in Lagos to commemorate the 60th anniversary and inauguration of the permanent national secretariat of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, Sambo also said the turnaround time of ships in Nigerian ports has notably improved, as ships now spend less time at

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Okonjo Iweala’s Losing Battle at the Ports

One after the other, regulatory agencies that were driven from the ports in 2011 to decongest the ports and reduce the cycle of clearing goods are finding their way back He could hardly curtail his anger. As he walked along the corridor of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Apapa Port Command, he bemoaned the insensitivity of officials of the command over their extortionist tendencies. Not minding who was listening to his complaint, this clearing agent

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