Sometimes ago, Government placed a 110 per cent duty on rice in order to discourage their importation and encourage local cultivation.
The National Council on Transport (NCT), at the weekend, advised National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) by the reported littering of wrecks on Nigerian waterways, such menace, if not tackle can cause danger and environmental hazard.
The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has resolved to intensify surveillance at borders and creeks within its jurisdiction which led to the interception of 3,000 bags of smuggled rice.
The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved the verification for its 2008 disengaged employees leaving behind the 2006 and 2007.
Taking over PTML yesterday from outgoing Comptroller Tajudeen Olanrewaju who was appointed barely six months ago as the helmsman, the new area controller promised to hit the ground running and to surpass the achievements of his predecessor.
I won’t be surprise that the activities are picking up now and smugglers are more daring but I want to assure them that we too are more daring and we will face them face to face on the waters and on the beaches