Month: April 2020

COVID 19: Nigeria Begins Gradual reopening Of The Economy As CBN Resumes Sales Of Foreign Exchange To Banks With An Initial Provision of $100 million

April 30, 2020

By Suleima Umaru  When the Asian country of Iran reopened its  economy  for business as there was  no end in sight to the Wuhan town in Hebei Province of China erupted Coronavirus last December, it set the stage for other countries to follow suit. One of such countries was   United  Kingdom , UK .others are […]

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Killer Rice Who Is To Blame: Customs or NAFDAC?

April 30, 2020

By Sphen Ubanna When  Hameed Ali, a retired Army Colonel and Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, approved 1.1 million ‘’50’’ bags of rice, equivalent of about  158 trucks load, and other food items, valued at about N3,2 billion,at the instance of President Muhahammadu Buhari, to be distributed to the poor  and vulnerable Nigerians […]

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COVID 19:Hajia Ahmed heaves A Sigh Of Relief As WHO Says The Number Of Infected Persons Have Hit 3,151,603

April 29, 2020

  By Stephen Ubanna Hajia Zainab Usman, minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning who has been on the neck of the Board members  of the International Monetary Fund, IMF,  to approve a $3.4 billion loan facility for the country   to support the fight against   the Wuhan  town, in Hebei Province of the Asian country […]

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Shoals Of Dead Fish: NIMASA Commences Investigation To unravel What Necessitated the Cause Of The Problem In Delta And Four Other States In The Niger Delta Region

April 28, 2020

By Stephen Ubanna Tit is not unexpected that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has put down, its scientific knowledge and expertise to investigate the cause of recent shoals of dead fish washed ashore  along  the Niger Delta coastline states of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross river, Delta and Rivers  and other places within […]

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COVID 19: A Collective Fight

April 27, 2020

By President Muhammadu Buhari 2. I will start by commending you all for the resilience and patriotism that you have shown in our collective fight against the biggest health challenge of our generation. 3. As at yesterday, 26th April 2020, some 3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been recorded globally with about 900,000 recoveries. […]

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COVID 19: No Staff Of NPA Has Been infected – Jatto

April 27, 2020

By Stephen Ubanna In spite of the news that has been making the rounds  in maritime circles in the last one week that a Staff of the Nigerian Ports Authority , NPA, under the close watch of Hajia Hadiza Bala Usman, had contacted the Dreaded Wuhan of China emerged Coronavirus, Jatto Adams, a General Manager […]

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COVID 19: Buhari Feels Sad Over Risisng Cases In The Country As Enahire Says He Will Announce The Lifting Of The Lock Down In Lagos, Ogun And Abuja, At His Own Time

April 27, 2020

By Suleima Umaru Between February , 27, 2020, when the Wuhan Town, in hebei Province of China, emerged Coronavirus, broke out in  Nigeria and now, there appear to have been an explosion of the disease in the country. From an index case of an Italian  who came into the country through the Murtala Muhammed International […]

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Why ANLCA Rejected NAGAFF N0.1million COVID 19 Palliative

April 25, 2020

By Elizabeth Chukwuma The long drawn battle line  between the Association of  Nigerian Licensed Customs  Licensed Customs Agents ANLCA, and,  National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders, NAGAFF, appears to have taking a turn for the worse. This is because Tony nwabunike, President, ANLCA, had rubbished the N100,000.00 COVID 19 Palliative, which to sources was […]

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Fear Of Congestions At The Ports

April 24, 2020

By Elizabeth Chukwuma  fears of Congestions at Lagos ports of Apapa, Tin can Island Port, portmultiservices Terminal Limited, PTML,brigtens. This is   because of the reluctance of the importers with their to  take delivery of their Containers. The Vaue News findings  findings shows that the agents refusal to take their  Clients  cargoes may not be unconnected […]

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COVID19: Seme Command Crackdown On cross-Border Smugglers Yielding result

April 20, 2020

By Stephen Ubanna In spite of the low economic activities and large presence of Border Drill, Lagos Zonal office, sector I, and the  Comptroller General of Customs, CGC, Strike Force, at the Seme-Krake joint border between Nigerian and Republic of Benin battling to contain the activities of smugglers,  Wada Cheldi  Dalha, acting Comptroller, Seme Command, […]

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