Nigeria Customs Service is the steward of the nation’s trade and border management faced with the enlarged role to perform at the highest levels, to facilitate legitimate trade in a global environment harboring a litany of threats.
For more information visit their website – www.customs.gov.ng
The Port Health Services is deployed through a division in the Public Health Department of the Federal Ministry of Health. The Division has the responsibility of implementing the WHO International Health Regulations, the International Maritime Organiastions (IMO) laws on health matters, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) laws, the Nigeria Quarantine Act (aircraft and ship), the Public Health Laws of Nigeria and any other relevant laws.
The Nigerian Police Force is responsible for maintaining law and order in the Ports. In other words the Force helps to eradicate crime and disorder within its area.
For more information visit their website – www.npf.gov.ng
The Agency was established primarily for the administration of Maritime Safety, Seafarers Standards and Security, Maritime Labour, Shipping Regulation, Promotion of Commercial Shipping and Cobatage activities, Pollution Prevention and Control in the marine environment, the Agency also implements domesticated International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions.
For more information visit their website – www.nimasa.gov.ng
DSS (Department of State Services)
The State Security Service (SSS), also known as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence
agency of Nigeria. It is primarily responsible for intelligence gathering and protection of government concerns.
NAFDAC was established by Decree 15 of 1993 as amended by Decree 19 of 1999 and now the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Act Cap N1 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
This Act mandates NAFDAC to regulate and control the manufacture, importation, exportation, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, chemicals, detergents, medical devices and packaged water (Known as regulated products).
For more information visit their web site – www.nafdac.gov.ng
The Nigeria Immigration Services was extracted from the Nigerian Police Force in 1958 as a separate entity entrusted with core immigration duties under the headship of the Chief Immigration Officer.
Some of the functions of the N.I.S include the following:
- Detecting fraudulent travel documents
- Border Patrol and investigation techniques functions
- Operation for more effective control of the Sea Ports and the Passport offices
For more information visit their web site – www.immigration.gov.ng