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SAA: League of Maritime Editors Condemns Attack On NPA MD At N’Assembly, Tasks Senate  

SAA: League of Maritime Editors Condemns Attack On NPA MD At N’Assembly, Tasks Senate  

The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LMEP) has condemned the attack on the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman,  at the National Assembly by hoodlums suspected  to be protesting against the recent  decision ...

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FOB – CIF Quagmire: Why NNPC Is Handicapped In Crude Affreightment

FOB – CIF Quagmire: Why NNPC Is Handicapped In Crude Affreightment

   · NNPC, Ship Owners need roundtable to review trade terms – Iheanacho · Vessel Attack: GoG summit communiqué will solve security woes – Akinsoji By Kenneth Jukpor While ship owners, shipping experts as well as maritime agencies have continuously plagued the Nigerian ...

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OMSL Debunks Alleged Harassment Of NPA MD With Thugs

SAA: League of Maritime Editors Condemns Attack On NPA MD At N’Assembly, Tasks Senate  

  The management of Ocean Marine Solutions Limited (OMSL) has distanced itself from any involvement in the physical attack of the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman, at the National Assembly.   NPA boss, Ms. ...

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Six million Nigerians join rice producers, says FG

Six million Nigerians join rice producers, says FG

OVER three months after the closure of the nation’s borders, about six million Nigerians, including youths, have ventured into rice farming in the country, the Federal Government has said. The number may have risen to over 18 million if 12.2 ...

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VESSEL ATTACK: NIMASA Working With Navy, Global Bodies To Rescue 19 Sailors- Dakuku

VESSEL ATTACK: NIMASA Working With Navy, Global Bodies To Rescue 19 Sailors- Dakuku

By Kenneth Jukpor   Following the recent attack on a tanker vessel named, ‘Nave Constellation’ which saw nineteen crew members kidnapped, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that it was working with the Nigerian Navy and ...

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Global Politics Responsible For Nigeria’s Loss At IMO Council Elections – Dakuku

VESSEL ATTACK: NIMASA Working With Navy, Global Bodies To Rescue 19 Sailors- Dakuku

By Kenneth Jukpor  The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has attributed the nation’s loss at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council Category C elections to international politics. Dakuku stated that Nigeria’s loss ...

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FG decries importation of metal products

FG decries importation of metal products

The Federal Government has expressed concern over the importation of metal products. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Abdukadir Muazu, who spoke in Jos at a workshop organised for stakeholders in Plateau, Benue and Nasarawa States, ...

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Govts Urged To Expand Ports, Quit Indiscriminate Termination of Contracts

Govts Urged To Expand Ports, Quit Indiscriminate Termination of Contracts

By Kenneth Jukpor Concerned by the state of the nation’s transport infrastructure despite increasing trade volumes, the Chairman, Integrated Oil and Gas Limited and former Minister of Interior, Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho has urged the Federal Government and State Governments to ...

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Smugglers conceal petrol in two caskets in Ogun

A joint anti-bunkering team of the Nigeria Customs Service, Idi-Itoko, in the Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State has  intercepted 13 Jerry cans of 25 litres and six jerry cans of 10 litres of petrol allegedly concealed  in two ...

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National carrier: Stakeholders oppose Arik/Aero merger

National carrier: Stakeholders oppose Arik/Aero merger

Stakeholders in the aviation industry have asked the Federal Government to ignore the proposal to merge Arik Air and Aero to form a national carrier. Aviation consultant, Chris Aligbe, said the advice by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria to ...

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Road Haulage: NSC, CIoTA Push For Revolutionary Bill

Road Haulage: NSC, CIoTA Push Revolutionary Bill

By Kenneth Jukpor   In a bid to ensure harmonized standards in cost and guarantee efficiency in the nation’s road haulage system, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIoTA) Nigeria will push for the passage ...

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Enugu Deputy Governor Leads Delegation To Promise Anaroke’s Grand Burial

As Shippers’ Council directors, veteran journalists, ANLCA President pay homage By Kenneth Jukpor   The Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo led a rich delegation of commissioners and some members of the State House of Assembly to the ...

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Safety certification delaying Bayelsa airport operations, says NCAA

Safety certification delaying Bayelsa airport operations, says NCAA

The acting Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Abdullahi Sidi, says the absence of adequate perimeter fencing at Bayelsa airport has been preventing the regulatory authority from certifying to begin operations. Sidi stated that it was mandatory for ...

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CCECC to support varsity of transportation with $50m

CCECC to support varsity of transportation with $50m

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC) will be donating $50m to support the University of Transportation in Daura, Katsina State today. Amaechi explained that the establishment of the university was part ...

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Crude Affreightment: No Indigenous Operator Has Benefitted From NIDAS Operations

Crude Affreightment: No Indigenous Operator Has Benefitted From NIDAS Operations

* National Assembly proposes new local content law By Kenneth Jukpor Despite Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) reloading it’s shipping arm, NIDAS Shipping expected to boost local content, no Nigerian ship owner has benefitted from the carriage of Nigerian crude ...

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Navy Inaugurates E-Library For Effective Learning

Navy Inaugurates E-Library For Effective Learning

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Naval Training Command, Rear Adm. Stanford Enoch, on Tuesday last week, said that the newly inaugurated e-library of the Command would make learning easy for students. The FOC said this at the inauguration ceremony which ...

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NAFFAC Corporate Membership Hits 300

NAFFAC Corporate Membership Hits 300

Despite inheriting less than thirty active corporate members at the National Association of Air Freight Forwarders and Consolidators (NAFFAC) one year ago when the President General, Prince Adeyinka Bakare assumed office, the association now boasts over three hundred corporate members. ...

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TTPs Key To Reduction Of Port Congestion- FRSC

TTPs Key To Reduction Of Port Congestion- FRSC

By Okuneye Moyosola The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has called for investment in building attractive Truck Transit Parks (TTP) in order to solve the problems of traffic and massive congestion at the ports. Corp Marshall and Chief Executive, FRSC, ...

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Nigeria To Strengthen Law Against Unruly Behavior On Aircraft With ICAO

Nigeria To Strengthen Law Against Unruly Behavior On Aircraft With ICAO

AS part of efforts by the Republic of Nigeria to support air laws against unruly behavior on board aircraft, the country has deposited Protocol to Amend the Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, done at ...

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Customs blame DPR for illegal border petrol stations

Customs blame DPR for illegal border petrol stations

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), on Thursday told the House of Representatives that the closure of Nigeria’s land borders was a decision by the country’s armed forces. Ali also stated that the directive banning ...

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