Cybercrime: Customs agents in dilemma over cargo losses

Customs agents are at the mercy of hackers, who hack their passwords to clear containers at Tincan Island Port, culminating in suspension of 80 licences over illegal release of cargoes. BAYO AKOMOLAFE reports The Federal Government has lost revenues running into billions of naira at the ports due to activities of cyber criminals. The loss was visible in 2011 when the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)’s Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) was severally hacked several times and hundreds of containers cleared by fraudsters without payment of appropriate fees and duties.…

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Nigeria’s liquefied natural gas cargo arrive Portugal today

A fully loaded cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Nigeria would arrive Portugal today as investment on LNG contiues to yield revenues for the country. REN-operated Sines Liquefied Natural Gas (SLNG) import terminal in Portugal, LNG World News reports declared, is to receive a new cargo of the chilled fuel from Nigeria. The cargo will be delivered from Nigeria’s LNG Bonny Island liquefaction plant onboard the LNG Borno liquefied natural gas carrier. Shipping data from the port of Sines shows that the LNG carrier is scheduled to dock at…

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