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CVFF Disbursement: Amaechi To Seek Buhari’s Approval, Reviews Guidelines

CVFF Disbursement: Amaechi To Seek Buhari’s Approval, Reviews Guidelines

In a dramatic turn from his earlier consistently maintained position, the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi  has agreed that the Cabotage Vessel Financing Funds(CVFF) be disbursed to the eligible indigenous ship owners. Amaechi, who on Tuesday in Abuja ...

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Keeping Up With NIMASA’s Notable Ventures

Keeping Up With NIMASA's Notable Ventures

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been active in carrying out its mandate as well as some notable Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts. Enjoy the photographs:

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A Gathering Of Great Minds

A Gathering Of Great Minds

The next generation of elite entrepreneurs converged in the Season 5 of ‘The Next Titan’, an entrepreneurship reality show that aims to stimulate young Nigerians towards actualizing their dreams to provide solutions to existing problems in the country. MMS Plus ...

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Stakeholders Frown At NIMASA’s Misplaced Priority As Agency Remits N20bn

Stakeholders Frown At NIMASA’s Misplaced Priority As Agency Remits N20bn

By Kenneth Jukpor The recent announcement that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) remitted a mammoth N20billion to the Federal Government covers in 2017 has attracted wide criticisms with industry experts lambasting the development as bad omen for ...

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Ayomscious Ayo

Ayomscious Ayo

Professor Ayodele Atsenuwa is the Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos (UNILAG). She holds the LL.M. degree in Law and Development from University of Warwick and another LL.M. degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from University of London. She ...

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Apapa Port Records N57bn Export in Seven Months

Apapa Port Records N57bn Export in Seven Months

The Apapa area command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced that a total of 343, 471 metric tons of agricultural products, mineral resources and other exportable products with Free on Board (FOB) value of N57 billion were exported ...

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NCAA Cautions Travellers against Patronising Fake Agents

NCAA Cautions Travellers against Patronising Fake Agents

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised all intending travellers to stop patronising unregistered travel agents, who reportedly defraud air passengers about N1 billion annually. NCAA, which issued the warning in Lagos yesterday, said the caution became necessary in ...

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Chevron, NNPC Spend over N20.6bn on Projects in Delta, Others in 13 Years

Chevron, NNPC Spend over N20.6bn on Projects in Delta, Others in 13 Years

The joint venture between Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), through Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) with communities in its area of operations, has spent over N20.6 billion on various programmes in Delta and other ...

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US Agency Set to Support 400 Businesses in Nigeria

US Agency Set to Support 400 Businesses in Nigeria

The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation of the United States of America has expressed its readiness to support at least 400 Nigerian businesses in a win-win trade agreement that will benefit both the county and the Nigerian companies. Consequently, the agency has appointed ...

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New CBN Regulation  Checks  Ship Demurrage, Container Deposit, Forex Abuse

New CBN Regulation  Checks  Ship Demurrage, Container Deposit, Forex  Abuse

Foreign shipping firms fleece Nigeria off N144 trillion annually Buhari to launch book on, “Harnessing Nigeria’s Maritime Assets” In  what will later become a  twin regulatory window for the activities of the multinational shipping firms operating in Nigeria, all in a bid to ...

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2019 Elections: Managing Illegal Arms Import

Illicit Arm Dealers Dread Tin Can Ports- Custom

“How many thousands of lives would be saved if we enforced our immigration laws, our guns laws, and our drug laws? Public safety is not being held hostage by the ‘gun lobby,’ but by the open borders lobby and the ...

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BEARS: Black Economy

BEARS: Black Economy

Since blue economy was derived from the beautiful ‘blue’ colour of seas and oceans connoting the numerous opportunities in maritime and other related activities, black economy represents the highly polluted, dirt-filled waters which aptly describes the waterways in Lagos State. ...

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Demystifying ‘Nigeria Air’ Hazy Projections

Demystifying ‘Nigeria Air’ Hazy Projections

By Kenneth Jukpor With less than four months to the proposed December take-off of ‘Nigeria Air’, there are more puzzling questions than answers on Federal Government’s postulations and possibility of the carrier emerging to resolve the deficiencies in the aviation ...

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Nigerian Waterways Can Become Safe Haven With PPPs- Agbude

Nigerian Waterways Can Become Safe Haven With PPPs- Agbude

By Kenneth Jukpor & Michael Saka Mr. Pius Agbude is the Chairman, United Waterways Passengers Association (UWPA). Following the incessant boat mishaps which has left scores dead in the last few weeks across the country; Mr. Agbude discussed extensively with MMS ...

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Nigeria’s Oil Revenue Hits $26bn In Seven Months

Drop in US Inventories, Iranian Sanctions Push Oil Price to $80

Following the rally in global crude oil prices, Nigeria has recorded a significant increase in oil export revenue as the country earned an estimated $26bn in the first seven months of this year. The country saw its oil export revenue ...

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How To Survive Thunderstorms At Sea

How To Survive Thunderstorms At Sea

With heavy thunderstorms you will often find lightning. Lightning on the water can bring life-threatening circumstances. For your safety and the safety of others aboard your vessel, this week’s edition of Shippers’ Guide is publishing this article on lightning protection ...

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FG Urges Women To Participate In Gold Mining

FG Urges Women To Participate In Gold Mining

The Federal Government has urged women in communities replete with gold deposit to begin to participate actively in gold mining activities in order to enhance their economic wellbeing. According to a statement made available to our correspondent in Osogbo on ...

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Nigeria’s Oil Export Earnings Decline 21% Amid Rising Prices

Drop in US Inventories, Iranian Sanctions Push Oil Price to $80

Nigeria’s net oil export earnings this year (between January and July), have declined by about 21 per cent compared to 2017 performance. August 2018 data obtained from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), showed that net oil export earnings ...

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Apapa Customs Records 343,471.80 Tonnes Of Export In 2018

Apapa Customs Records 343,471.80 Tonnes Of Export In 2018

The Apapa Area 1 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has said it exported a total of 343, 471.80 tonnes of  agricultural produces and mineral resources between January and July 2018,saying that the Free On Board (FOB) was valued N57,666,837,493.90 ...

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NPA Empowers 600 Youths In Nsukka

NPA Empowers 600 Youths In Nsukka

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday, built on its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as its Managing Director, Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman flagged off a training for the empowering of 600 youths from Nsukka/Igboeze-South Federal Constituency on soap/detergent-making business and other related ...

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