CGC Tours Huawei HQ, Lantan Port To Boost Customs Modernization Efforts

By Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, recently led led his team to the Headquarters of Huawei, a famous information and communications technology company in Shenzhen, China, where he discussed opportunities embedded in  Nigeria Customs Service Trade Modernisation Project. His visit to Huawei Headquarters was part of his official…

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Adeniyi Attends WCO Conference On AEO In China, Discusses Ways To Enhance Trade

By Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, has expressed optimism that the recently launched Pilot Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program in Nigeria is designed to contribute to the broader objectives of the WCO in promoting border security and fostering sustainable economic development globally. CGC Adeniyi made this known…

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‘Are Nigerian Seafarers Amongst Highest Paid Globally?’, Ogunsakin Queries MWUN’s Claims

By Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos A renowned seafarer and merchant navy captain, Ogunsakin William has added his voice to counter the statement made recently by the Maritime Workers Union Of Nigeria, claiming that Nigerian Seafarers are one of the best paid in the world. In response to the MWUN’s claim, Capt Ogunsakin responded with an article…

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Customs CG Collaborates ASR Africa On Humanitarian Intervention

Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Bashir Adeniyi, on Monday 29 April 2024, in Abuja, collaborates with the Abdulsamad Rabiu Initiative Africa (ASR Africa) to actualise humanitarian intervention projects in Africa. During a meeting with the ASR Africa team at the Nigeria Customs Service Headquarters, CGC Adeniyi commended the organisation for…

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Nigeria Customs Reiterates Commitment To Gender Inclusiveness

By Sylvanus OBASI, Abuja The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has reiterated its dedication to promoting gender equality in decision-making processes as part of its efforts to combat gender discrimination and gender-based violence. At a capacity-building workshop on gender inclusivity, co-organized by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the NCS in Abuja on Monday, the Comptroller-General…

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MESAN Counters MWUN’s Claim Of Nigerian Seafarers Being Among Highest Paid Globally

By Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos The Merchant Seafarers Association of Nigeria (MESAN) has strongly countered the assertion made by the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), saying that the Nigerian seafarers are among the highest paid globally. Recall that while receiving the Coordinator of International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), Barning Annica Marie who paid a working…

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European Union Proposes ‘Getaway Corridor’ Project To Combat Illicit Trafficking

By Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos In a bid to tackle the rampant issue of illicit trafficking and smuggling across borders, the European Union (EU) unveiled a groundbreaking initiative aimed at enhancing law enforcement and trade facilitation at the Nigeria Customs Service Headquarters in Abuja on 16 April 2024. The project, titled “Getaway Corridor,” according to EU…

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Nigeria Customs Strengthens Collaboration With Benin Republic Counterpart

  By Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos. In an effort to strengthen the longstanding partnership between the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and its counterpart in the Republic of Benin, a high-powered delegation led by the Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, embarked on a crucial mission to meet with the Director-General of the Customs Administration…

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IMO Scribe Congratulates New NIMASA DG, Assures Mobereola Of Support

The Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Arsenio Dominguez has congratulated the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dayo Mobereola on his appointment by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR. In a conveyance letter personally signed by him, the IMO Secretary General recognized the strides of the Agency…

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