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Okowa Condemns Nigeria’s Transport System, Demands Global Best Practice

Four Shippers’ Council Staff Bag CILT Fellowship By Kenneth Jukpor   Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has decried the country’s poor freight transport system which allows goods to be hauled in a manner not consistent with efficient and ...

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Customs, Minister Trade Blame Over 33 Containers Of Expired Rice

Tin Can Customs Generates N287bn In 10 Months

Containers arrived in 2016, unconnected to border closure – Masters Energy They weren’t declared, we discovered them two months ago – Customs By Kenneth Jukpor Few hours after the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) showcased 33 containers of rice, as part ...

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AIB Commences Investigation On Bristow Helicopter’s Incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has commenced investigation following the serious incident involving a Sikorsky 92 aircraft operated by Bristow Helicopters, with registration marks, 5N-BOA . This was made known in a statement released by the spokesperson of the Bureau, ...

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Tin Can Customs Generates N287bn In 10 Months

Tin Can Customs Generates N287bn In 10 Months

Impounds 54 containers of contraband   Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated approximately N287billion in 2019 at the Tin Can Island Customs Command, even as the Service impounded 54 containers of rice, unregistered pharmaceutical products, used tyres, used clothing and ...

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NNPC Isn’t In Competition With DAPPMA – Okoye

Pipeline Vandalism: NOSDRA Considers Drone Surveillance

By Kenneth Jukpor Following complaints that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has become monopolistic in the downstream oil sector as sole distributor and importer of petroleum products, the Corporation has stated that it wasn’t in competition with Depots and Petroleum ...

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Pipeline Vandalism: NOSDRA Considers Drone Surveillance

Pipeline Vandalism: NOSDRA Considers Drone Surveillance

By Kenneth Jukpor The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has indicated interest to begin surveillance of pipelines in Nigeria using drones as part of efforts to curb pipeline vandalization.   The NOSDRA Director-General, Musa Idris made this ...

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ANLCA To Engage NASS To Pioneer Institute of Customs Brokers

ANLCA To Engage NASS To Pioneer Institute of Customs Brokers

By Kenneth Jukpor The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) is set to engage the National Assembly as it steps up plans to establish a Chartered Institute of Customs Brokers in Nigeria.   The Institute would enable practitioners raise ...

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Shipping Is Nigeria’s Viable Tool For Massive Employment – Onyung

Gulf of Guinea Piracy: A Reality Or Farce?

Describing the shipping sector as a viable avenue for the Federal Government of Nigeria to realize its ambition to create massive employment opportunities for teeming youths, the President, Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Dr. Mkgeorge Onyung has admonished the ...

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Nigeria Rises To 131 In World Bank’s Ease Of Doing Business Ranking

BULLS: Ease of Doing Business? 

Moves up 15 places, named in global top 10 improvers Following the Federal Government’s efforts to ease business operations in the country, the World Bank’s 2020 Doing Business Index (DBI) has ranked Nigeria 131 out of 190 countries, up 15 ...

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Global Oil Players To Converge At 2019 OTL Africa Expo Next Week

As the 13th edition of Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Africa Downstream Week begins next week, global  players in the downstream petroleum industry are set to converge with the focus on the evolving impact of Innovation and Technology on efficiency ...

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NPA’s Call To Revoke Secure Anchorage Contract Is Wrong – OMSL

Managing Lagos Ports

  In a swift reaction to Nigerian Ports Authority’s (NPA) recent call for the termination of Secure Anchorage Area (SAA), the management of Ocean Marine Solutions Limited (OMSL), has faulted NPA’s reasons for such call, even as it rebuked NPA ...

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SAHCO Acquires New Fleet Of Ground Handling Equipment, Expands Warehouse

SAHCOL Constructs Ground Support Equipment

Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has acquired a fleet of brand new Ground Handling Equipment and expanded its cargo warehouse to boost its operations to accommodate its growing activities. It was also presented an award as the Most Impactful ...

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Customs Ban Importation Of Drones Without End User Certificate

*Generates over N4 billion in September at MMA command The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that drones will not be allowed into the country without End-User-Certificates (EUC) for security reasons. This was disclosed in a press release issued by ...

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Youths Make Case For Onitsha River Port As Muoghalu Emerges NIWA Boss

Youths Make Case For Onitsha River Port As Muoghalu Emerges NIWA Boss

By Kenneth Jukpor   Barely 24 hours after the National Auditor of the All Progressives Congress (APC) George Muoghalu has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), he has been tasked with transforming ...

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Amaechi, Dakuku Tip Maritime Security To Boost Nigeria’s Economy

2019 World Maritime Day

As 10 undergraduates bag NIMASA educational grants   The new maritime security infrastructure being built by the federal government, the Deep Sea project, has been projected to be a major economic trigger for the country, according to the Minister of ...

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NCAA Bans Carriage Of Macbook Pro On Flights.

16,426 Flights Delays Occur In Six Months- NCAA

As part of efforts to prioritize safety of lives and properties on board planes in the country, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has banned the carriage of Macbook Pro laptop (Model: Retina, 15 MID 2015) on flights. The Authority ...

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Nigerian Women Urged To Close Widening Poverty Gap Index

Nigerian Women Urged To Close Widening Poverty Gap Index

More women needed in dredging, marine survey – Saraki Women deserve equal rights and opportunities – Anishere By Kenneth Jukpor   As the International Maritime Organization (IMO) dedicated 2019 World Maritime Day celebration to empowering women, Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, ...

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AfCFTA: Africa Needs To Focus On Improving Standard Of Airports

By Okuneye Moyosola The Director of Government, Legal and Industry Affairs, African Airlines Association (AFRAA), Aaron Munetsi has advocated for more focus on development of airport infrastructure in the African continent, in view of the impending trade development following the ...

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Aviation Agencies Urged To Quit Blame Games During Aircraft Accidents

How To Choose The Aircraft To Suits The Environment

By Okuneye Moyosola In a bid to have a more result-driven aviation industry, the Ministries, Departments and Agencies have been urged to shun the practice of looking for culprit when an accident occurs. This position was harped at the Quarterly ...

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Western Marine Customs Destroys 3201 Cartons Of Poultry Products

Western Marine Customs Destroys 3201 cartons of Poultry Products

Compt. Binga assures efficient use of new gun boats By Kenneth Jukpor The Western Marine Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday, destroyed three thousand, two hundred and one (3201) cartons of smuggled poultry products with a duty paid value ...

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