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MARITIME AGENCIES  TO HARMONIZE  OPERATIONS – MOGHALU

MARITIME AGENCIES TO HARMONIZE OPERATIONS – MOGHALU

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Host CEO, Dr George Moghalu The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Dr. George Moghalu has stated that all Maritime Agencies in the country are set to harmonize their operations. Dr Moghalu made the disclosure while briefing the Press at the end of All Heads of Maritime Agencies Monthly Meeting hosted by NIWA at the Authority’s Headquarters, Lokoja, Kogi State.The monthly meeting is the third in the series. All the CEOs at the meeting According to the NIWA boss , the meeting discussed issues concerning maritime Security and Safety, as briefings were presented by both NIMASA and NIWA. Dr Moghalu disclosed that efforts made so far in the area of trade, development of manpower, enforcing the protocols to reduce the carnage on our Waterways, and the rem...
Dangerous ignorance of Nigeria’s Customs Boss…Emeka Akabogu

Dangerous ignorance of Nigeria’s Customs Boss…Emeka Akabogu

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“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance…” These words of Martin Luther King Jr. echoed in my mind as I listened to the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service advise against implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and the African Continental Free Trade Agreement in a presentation before the Nigerian Senate last week. The shock of his incredulous advice is matched only by the reasons for his position – that it will negatively impact revenue generation! Colonel Hameed Ibrahim Ali  Col. Hameed Ali’s theory is that if the Trade Facilitation Agreement is implemented to ease current challenges being faced in import and export of goods, customs revenue will drop, so better not to implement the reforms. This may explain why the Nig...