Tag Archives: Apapa

Customs Apapa Command generates N65.5,bn in April

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Apapa Command has announced a revenue of N65,463,398,355.85 for the month of Apri, 2021. This is an increase of N25,585,561,139.92 compared to the same period last year. This was made known by Comptroller Ibrahim Yusuf, Area Controller of Apapa command, in a press briefing. He said: “This indicates a 64% increase in collection and an ...

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Lagos bridges: Navy enforces quit order on tanker drivers

Truck drivers on bridges around Apapa area of Lagos were on Monday forced to make U-turn after the Nigerian Navy commenced enforcement of the quit order. The military and state government had last Wednesday issued a 48-hour ultimatum to truck drivers to vacate all bridges in the state, citing security and safety concerns. Although some of the drivers immediately adhered ...

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12 ships arrive in Lagos ports with petrol, others

A total of 12 ships laden with various products,including petrol, are at the Lagos ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday. The NPA disclosed in its daily “Shipping Position”, made available in Lagos, that eight of the vessels were waiting to berth with petrol. It said that another two ships each (4) would berth with ...

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Recession, gridlock compound port users’ loss

The Nigerian port users are counting their losses occasioned by a variety of factors, especially the recession that has hit the economy, as well as the deplorable road that has practically rendered maritime activities comatose in the last one and half years. As at the last count, truck owners, who are, unarguably, the hardest hit, as they still find it ...

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Five out of eight ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports contained petrol, says NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said five out of eight ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports contained petrol. The NPA stated this in its daily `Shipping Position’ released in Lagos. The document indicated that the remaining three ships were laden with diesel, bulk fertiliser and general cargo. It said that 26 other ships with petroleum products, food ...

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