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BoI, NIMASA Pledge Support To Sustainable Ship Financing

BoI, NIMASA Pledge Support To Sustainable Ship Financing

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to provide solutions to the problem of ship finance in Nigeria, the Bank of Industry (BoI) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) are set to enter partnership to develop a ...

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NCAA Begins Demolition Of Telecommunication Masts

Executive Order: NCAA Kicks Against Bribes, Corrupt Practices

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced demolition of 7,012 telecommunication masts belonging to Globacom Nigeria Limited in different locations within Nigeria immediately. This is following the expiry of the 30 day ultimatum issued to telecommunications service providers by ...

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Over 90% Of Seized Tramadol Imports From India – Customs

Over 90% Of Seized Tramadol Imports From India - Customs

* Importers have right to transfer consignments to any terminal By Kenneth Jukpor   Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has revealed that over 90% of the tramadol seizures recorded in the country recently, came from India.   Customs disclosed this when ...

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Nigeria, Benin Customs Bilateral Connectivity To Boost Trade

Nigeria, Benin Customs Bilateral Connectivity To Boost Trade

By Kenneth Jukpor The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and the Benin Republic Customs have created an automated platform that would ensure bilateral connectivity and enhance cross border trade between both countries. Speaking at a sensitization event in Seme Border yesterday, Comptroller ...

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FAAN Appoints New Director Of Airport Operations

FAAN Speeds Up Emergency Response

The Federal Government has appointed Capt. Mukhtar Muye as the new Director of Airport Operations for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, disclosed this in a statement adding that Muye is a trained ...

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NIWA Signs MoU With NEXIM Bank, Sealink To Evacuate Cargoes Via Waterways

World Ocean Day: NIWA, WIMA Nigeria Advocate Cleaner Waters

As part of efforts to bridge the infrastructure gap and provide an alternative mode of evacuation of goods from seaports via the nation’s inland waterways, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), the Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) and Sealink Promotional Company Limited ...

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Captain Yadudu Makes Clarification Over Go-around Procedure

NCAA Urge Pilots To Take Precautions During Bad Weather

Managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Hamisu Rabiu Yadudu has said that there should be no hue and cry over a go-around procedure as it is normal practice and one of the redundancies in aviation. ...

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Presidential Inauguration- Abuja Airport Records Low Traffic

Bad Weather Causes Flight Delays, Cancellations at Abuja Airport

Following the inauguration of the new administration at both federal and state government levels in the country, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday recorded low activities. The Station Manager, Max Air, Mr Kehinde Ogunyale, told news men that ...

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Ibadan Airport Regains Lost Glory, Records 13,305 Passengers In Q1 Of 2019

Minister Commissions Upgraded Ibadan Airport

Ibadan Airport manager, Mr Victor Akinyelure has said that the airport recorded 13, 305 passengers traffic in the first quarter of 2019. Akinyelure, made this known while speaking with newsmen adding that,  571 aircraft movement was also recorded during the ...

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Experts Urge Students To Build Careers In Maritime Sector

Vessels sales hit $121.9 in one week, as firms count earnings

By Okuneye Moyosola As part of efforts to groom the next generation of experts in the shipping industry, operators have advised students to tap into opportunities available in the maritime sector. They gave the advice at the EduXplore children’s day ...

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CRFFN Unveils New Logo, Reiterates Commitment To Professionalism

  By Kenneth Jukpor The Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) unveiled its new logo on Thursday, last week after a strategic meeting with members of the Board of the Governing Council. Speaking on the sideline ...

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CILT Nigeria Inaugurates Three Steering Committees

Transport institute advises FG on economy, CILT bill

President demands dedication, selfless service The President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, (CILT), Nigeria, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, FCILT over the weekend inaugurated chairmen and members of three crucial committees at the Institute. The three standing Committees of ...

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CRFFN, UNN Enter Partnership For Capacity Building In Freight Forwarding

CRFFN, UNN Enter Partnership For Capacity Building In Freight Forwarding

As part of efforts to demonstrate the commitment of the new leadership of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria, (CRFFN), towards making Nigeria a training hub for freight forwarding and supply chain management, the Council has ...

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Nigeria Is Losing Maritime Cases To Other Jurisdictions – NMLA

Understanding Maritime Law

The Nigerian Maritime Law Association has lamented the negative perception of the Nigerian jurisdiction among international shipping interests, which it says results from delays associated with the cases filed in Nigerian courts. The Association stated this on the occasion of ...

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Sirika To Resolve Condition Of Service As Aviation Unions Calls off Strike

Aviation security personnel set to carry arms – FG

Aviation unions have called off the industrial action against the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority and the planned shutdown of the airports after the intervention of the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. The unions had shut down Lagos ...

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Cabinet Divided Over Establishment Of Nigeria Air – Amaechi

FG, China sign $3.9bn Abuja-Itakpe-Warri rail contract

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Federal Executive Council is divided on the modality for the establishment of the proposed national carrier called Nigeria Air. Amaechi disclosed this during his valedictory press briefing in Abuja on ...

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Customs CG Decorates Seven Officers With New Ranks

Customs ban exports, imports via land borders indefinitely

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has formally decorated seven management cadre officers of the service yesterday.   The decoration with new ranks followed confirmation of seven senior officers of the Service who had ...

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Apapa Congestion: Shipping Companies Must Provide Holding Bays – Truckers tell FG

Apapa Gridlock: Presidential Task Force Unveils Strategy For Cargo Evacuation

* As Presidency Issues 2 Weeks Ultimatum To Eliminate Gridlock By Kenneth Jukpor   As the Presidency issued a directive demanding immediate eradication of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order in Apapa and its environs within ...

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CRFFN, UNILAG Sign MOU To Deliver FIATA Training

CRFFN, UNILAG Sign Agreement On FIATA Training

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to ensure professionalism and enhance capacity development of freight forwarders in Nigeria, the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University ...

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