Comptroller General of Nigeria Custom Colonel Hameed Ibrahim Ali
Are you job hunting? Do you want to serve in the Nigeria Customs Service? Then your prayers are answered if only you are ready to cough out N1.1m gratification to a secret recruitment syndicate now holding sway at the Customs Headquarters in Abuja.
Shipping World investigations revealed that bribes to secure plum postings to commands such as Onne, Apapa, Tin can, PTML and Airport Commands, also attract various sums ranging between N300,000 and N500,000.00. The source who confided with Shipping World on condition of anonymity explained thus, " My friend and i have been job hunting when this offer of N1.1m for an Assistant Superintendent of Customs came. My friend was able to meet the requirement. She was offered ...
President Muhammadu Buhari
A former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hammad Bello Ahmed has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately appoint a ministerial committee to carry out a comprehensive audit of abandoned containers at the Nigerian Seaports to forestall a national catastrophe as was experienced recently at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon. Mallam Ahmed who spoke Exclusively to Shipping World magazine on Monday said as a former helmsman of the Nigeria Customs Service, he has on good authority that some of the containers have been abandoned for upwards of ten years by their consignees. "We must not fold our hands and wait until the calamity in the magnitude of what happened in Lebanon happens before we act", the former Customs Chief cautioned.
By Aisha Cole
Seventeen ships conveying petrol and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said Thursday. The authority said in its daily publication, Shipping Position, that the vessels were waiting to berth with their consignments at the ports. According to it, seven of the 17 vessels are waiting to berth with petrol, while another 10 will berth with containers and general cargo.
NPA said that another 29 ships are expected in the coming weeks to sail in with general cargo, bilk sugar, bilk frozen fish buckwheat, petrol and containers, while 18 ships were already discharging gypsum, container, general cargo, petrol, diesel, butane, buckwheat and frozen fish.