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THE Ports Terminal Multipurpose Services Limited [PTML] Command of Nigeria Customs Service in Lagos generated N7. 120, 272, 548. 00 revenue in the month of August this year, so declared former Area Comptroller of the Command, Controller Olatunji Timothy Aremu.

This amount was generated prior to the recent posting of Controller Aremu,  from PTML to Tin-Can Island Command of the Service.

Speaking at the handing over ceremony of PTML Command to newly posted Area Comptroller to the Command, Controller JibrinZakari former Area Comptroller Aremu enjoined the incoming Area Comptroller to meet the high standard set in revenue generation.

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PARTS of Lagos metropolis are surrounded by water and yet its water potentials have not been exploited at least to move people, goods and petroleum products from petroleum jetties to other parts of the state along the coastline.

Over the years successive Lagos state governments acquired Ferries to boost water transportation but due to poor maintenance and lack of political will Ferry services in

THE increasing rate at which charges are reviewed by shipping companies and terminal operators has since the post concession era remained a controversial issue especially as regards approved charges and new charges that are introduced outside the framework of concession agreement between the Federal government and port concessionaires.

While some key players in the maritime industry are of the opinion that port concessionaires and shipping companies duplicated, reviewed and introduced new charges arbitrarily, others are of the opinion that the concessionaires got veiled approval from relevant government agencies [with fiat] without the later making it public.

IT is no longer news that Federal Government through Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have vowed to go ahead with the printing of single N5000 note despite all the oppositions by many Nigerians, the news is that Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has vowed to mobilise Nigerian workers for wage increase over the plan.

The President Abdulwaheed Omar, who made this known last week pointed out that since the organised labour has opposition is falling on deaf ear, it would not hesitate by ensuring that Nigerian workers are given higher wage if the N5000 is introduced.

AS part of efforts to facilitate trade, Comptroller-General of  Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Alhaji Dikko Inde Abdullahi,  has constituted Customs Consultative Committee (CCC).

The CCC succeeds the Customs Joint Committee on Monitoring and Compliance from which it metamorphosed.

The Customs boss made this announcement when members of defunct Customs Joint Committee on Monitoring and Compliance, led by its Chairman, and NCS Zone 'A' Zonal Coordinator, Assistant Comptroller-General Victor Osita Gbemudu, submitted a report to the Customs Management at Customs Headquarters, Abuja.

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