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Experts Call For Unity Among Subsectors In Transport Industry

By Okuneye Moyosola The Chief Executive Officer of Belujane Konzult and an aviation consultant, Mr. Chris Aligbe has said that the transport sector can only overcome its challenges through harmony across the sub-sectors, such as the road mode, rail, aviation ...

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FG To Integrate Blue Economy Concept In ERGP

‘Manpower development germane for critical skills in maritime industry’

Ponders Blue Economy policy By Kenneth Jukpor   As part of efforts to ensure the maritime industry plays a significant role in the growth of Nigeria’s economy, the Federal Government has initiated steps to inject blue economy concept into its ...

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Lagos Port Crisis Shows Railway Value In Seaport Development- NPA Boss

Lagos Port Crisis Shows Railway Value In Seaport Development- NPA Boss

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman has stressed that the numerous challenges facing Tin Can and Apapa ports highlight the pertinent role of rail transportation in seaport development. According to the NPA Managing Director, rail ...

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Improved Cargo Traffic May Not Lead To Increased Revenue – Compt. Abba-Kura

Apapa Customs Intercepts Ambulance With N2.8m Tramadol

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is still computing its cumulative revenue generated for the first half of 2019 but several Command’s have revealed theirs as most recorded increase in revenue generation when compared to 2018; however no Command’s ...

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Customs Arrests 2 APM Terminals Workers Over Tramadol Theft

Customs Arrests 2 APM Terminals Workers Over Tramadol Theft

 As management denies One of the leading terminal operators in the country, AP Moller Terminals has been linked to a shocking seizure as the Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) foiled attempts by some suspects to smuggle ...

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Aviation Experts Call For Favorable,Consistent Policies In The Sector

·       Demand Performance Assessment for Ministers, Agency heads By Moyosola Okuneye Aviation experts have advised the Federal Government to ensure consistency in policy in order to encourage more investment in the sector even as they condemned inconsistency in policies, saying ...

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Ikorodu Overtime Cargo Crisis: NPA, Freight Agents Disagree On Storage Capacity

Ikorodu Overtime Cargo Crisis: NPA, Freight Agents Disagree On Storage Capacity

By Kenneth Jukpor   Freight forwarders operating at the Ikorodu terminal have debunked claims that the overtime cargo section of the terminal has been filled to the maximum capacity as alleged by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).   The Managing ...

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CIoTA Law Would Revolutionize Transportation In Nigeria – Jamoh

By Kenneth Jukpor   Following the recent passage of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIoTA) Nigeria bill into law, the body has said that the law could be a basis for positive transformation in the nation’s transport sector as ...

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League of Maritime Editors Demands Probe On Asadu’s Port Committee

Kings Communication Rejigs Managerial Team, Promotes Staff

Writes N’Assembly, EFCC on Committee’s shoddy oversight functions in CRFFN   The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP) has written the  Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabimiala,  over the oversight function carried out by the immediate ...

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Drones Can Solve Lagos Port Gridlock – Global Air Media

Drone Technology And Its Benefits To Airports

By Okuneye Moyosola Drones have been highlighted as a viable solution to addressing security and traffic problems at Nigerian seaports. This was disclosed at a Drone Technology and Entrepreneurship Workshop organized by the American Embassy in partnership with Global Air ...

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Maritime Security Facelift: Buhari Signs Anti-Piracy Law

Buhari To Commission First ICD In South-South

By Kenneth Jukpor In what can be described as a breakthrough in Nigeria’s war against piracy and other crimes on the nation’s territorial waters, President Mohammadu Buhari has signed the Anti-Piracy bill.   According to the Director General of the ...

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Nigeria To Get Laws Regulating Carriage Of Goods Via Rail – NSC Boss

Nigeria To Get Laws Regulating Carriage Of Goods Via Rail - NSC Boss

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to address the numerous challenges affecting the carriage of goods in country, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has revealed that a law to regulate the carriage of goods by rail will soon be introduced ...

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Customs Intercept Contrabands Worth Over N10m At Seme

SEME Customs Rakes In N1.9bn In Two Months

  By Kenneth Jukpor   In the last two weeks, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Seme Border Area Command, has intercepted some contraband items worth over N10 million, including women hair, table waters, expired ginger drinks, foreign parboiled rice, among others. ...

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Ikorodu Boat Mishap: 10 Dead, 8 Missing, 3 Survivors

99 Persons Die In Boat Mishaps In Kebbi, Niger, Lagos Submitted

21 Passengers Without Life Jackets – NIWA By Kenneth Jukpor The National Inland Waterways Authority has confirmed the occurrence of a boat mishap in Lagos over the weekend, reporting that ten (10) persons have been confirmed dead with only three ...

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Introduce Jail-Terms For Discrimination Against Women In Shipping – Efedua

Q1 Rating: How Did NRC, MAN Oron Perform?

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to guarantee increased participation of women in the maritime sector and curb the incidents of discrimination, the Rector, Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Commodore Duja Effedua (Rtd) has called for jail-term punishments for ...

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Experts Urge Port Stakeholders To Prioritize Safe Maritime Environment

By Okuneye Moyosola Academic experts in the maritime sector have urged stakeholders in the industry to come together in order to achieve a sustainable maritime environment for characterized by safety and healthiness. Eco-toxicologist/Lecturer, Faculty of Science, University of Lagos, Mrs. ...

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FRSC Reiterates August 1st Deadline On Number Plate, Drivers’ License Violations

Truck accidents cost Nigeria N9.8bn in 10 months, says FRSC

In a bid to curb the growing rate of crimes and crashes associated with motorcycles and tricycles and the quest to improve upon the existing National Drivers and Vehicles Database, the Federal Road safety Corps (FRSC) has reiterated its position ...

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FG Taking Proactive Measures To Resolve Apapa Gridlock – Osinbajo

…Mulls Amendment of Procurement Act to Support Small Businesses

* VP inspects progress of work done at Lagos port environs   Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has assured that the Federal Government is adopting short-term, mid-term and long-term measures, including improving infrastructure, towards resolving the Apapa gridlock ...

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Customs Urge Traders To Prioritize Integrity As Nigeria-Benin Connectivity Kicks Off

Customs ban exports, imports via land borders indefinitely

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to ensure the gains of the bilateral Customs connectivity between Nigeria and Benin Republic, is harnessed optimally, the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has admonished traders as ...

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SEME Customs Rakes In N2.6billion In Three Months

By Kenneth Jukpor   Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has collected the sum of N2,627,149,100 in the last three months at the Seme border Command.   The Customs Area Controller (CAC) at the Command, Compt. Mohammed Uba revealed this while showcasing ...

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