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Nigeria still top global piracy hotspot, says IMB

The International Maritime Bureau has grouped Nigeria as a top piracy hotspot and described the nation’s waters as risky based on the high rate of deadly attack on vessels around the country. In its latest piracy report released on Tuesday, ...

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Intels: Reps ask NPA to reverse contract termination

Intels: Reps ask NPA to reverse contract termination

The House of Representatives on Wednesday asked the Attorney-General of the Federation/Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, and the Nigerian Ports Authority to reverse the termination of the logistics contract between Intels Nigeria Limited and the NPA. Maritime workers also ...

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NAFDAC intercepts N50m fake insecticides

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control said it had arrested Mr. Obumneme Okpala, a man suspected to be behind a syndicate specialising in the importation, distribution, warehousing and sale of counterfeit insecticides. According to the agency, ...

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Nigeria needs N15.3tn for aviation infrastructure – Experts

Youths Protest Interim Management Committee for MAN, Oron

Aviation experts have said that the country needs $50bn (N15.3bn) to close infrastructure gap in the industry and position the industry as Sub-Saharan Africa hub in the next 30 years. The experts, who spoke on Tuesday at the Nigeria Travels ...

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Catamaran Logistics Loses Ibadan Dry Port To Chinese Firm 

FG needs $16bn for deep seaports, rail, others – Amaechi

Kano, Abia ICDs to start work in December Kaduna to begin operations in November Obaseki receives report on Gelegele seaport   By Kenneth Jukpor Few months after the Federal Government signed a new agreement with the concessionaires of the Inland ...

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BASL Denies N2b Indebtedness To FAAN

BASL Denies N2b Indebtedness To FAAN

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) has faulted claims by the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSAN) and the National Union of Pensioners (NUP) that it owes the Federal Airports Authority of ...

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Women Should Be Agents Of Transformation In Maritime – NPA MD, Usman

Women Should Be Agents Of Transformation In Maritime – NPA MD, Usman

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman has urged women in the ports sector to make themselves indispensible by becoming agents of transformation in any position they find themselves. The Managing Director who was speaking ...

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SIFAX Bags West African Shipping Award

SIFAX Group, a multinational corporation with diverse interests in maritime, aviation, haulage & logistics, oil & gas and hospitality, has bagged an award at the 7th edition of the Nigerian Brand Awards. SIFAX was awarded the “most Innovative and Impactful shipping and ...

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SCMA Nigeria Institutes Annual Lectures/ Luncheons

SCMA Nigeria Institutes Annual Lectures/ Luncheons

Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates (SCMA) Nigeria has established an Annual Lecture and Luncheon Program Series with the intention of providing a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) event and a get together to promote and sustain the professional fraternity. According to ...

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Gelegele Seaport: Gov. Obaseki Lauds Technical Committee

Gelegele Seaport: Gov. Obaseki Lauds Technical Committee

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has received the technical report on the proposed Gelegele Seaport, which is envisioned to serve as a key artery for the state’s economic diversification efforts. The governor received the report at the Government House, ...

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Buhari asked us to focus on northern Nigeria — World Bank

We’re on the same page with FG on borrowing – W’Bank

The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, said on Thursday that the bank had concentrated on the northern region of Nigeria in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s request. Kim and the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Christine ...

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Hassan Bello, Dakuku, Others Set For 2017 Ports Efficiency Conference

Hassan Bello, Dakuku, Others Set For 2017 Ports Efficiency Conference

Land and Sea International is set to hold the 2017 national conference on ports efficiency  with the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello, the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA),  Dr. Dakuku Peterside, among ...

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Buhari reappoints Orji NSIA boss

Buhari reappoints Orji NSIA boss

Chiroma emerges Law School new DG President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Mr. Uchechi Orji as Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority. Orji was first appointed in October 2012 for an initial term of five years, renewable for another ...

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Customs release names of officers with disciplinary cases

Customs release names of officers with disciplinary cases

The Nigeria Customs Service has released names of 247 officers and men of the service who committed various offences and have either been dismissed, demoted, cautioned or forcibly retired. This is the first time the service would release all the ...

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FG Terminates INTELS Pilotage Contract with NPA

Intels: Reps ask NPA to reverse contract termination

The Federal Government has directed Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to cancel the pilotage monitoring agreement it has with Intels Nigeria Limited. Under the agreement, the integrated logistics provider guides ships coming into the ports and leaving for safety purposes. Recall ...

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$20m bribery: Indicted foreign company bids for NPA contract

Women Should Be Agents Of Transformation In Maritime – NPA MD, Usman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is still investigating  the $20m bribery scam involving a company, Dredging International Services (Cyprus) Ltd. and some former officials of  the Nigerian Ports Authority. There were  reports in August that  the Swiss ...

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Shut down Apapa port, operators advise FG

Shut down Apapa port, operators advise FG

Against the backdrop of the unbearable gridlock along the Apapa and Tin Can port access roads which has been made worse by the ongoing road rehabilitation work, operators in the maritime sector have urged the Federal Government to shut down ...

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Viking plans world’s first liquid hydrogen-powered cruise ship

Viking plans world’s first liquid hydrogen-powered cruise ship

Cruise ship owner Viking Cruises has unveiled plans to float a liquid hydrogen-fuelled cruise ship in an effort to develop the world’s first cruise ship with zero-emission technology. Project Manager at the shipping company, Serge Fossati, said the new technology ...

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Stakeholders urge swift action on cargo scanners

Stakeholders urge swift action on cargo scanners

Sequel to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) submission that new cargo scanners would arrive in Nigeria by next year, stakeholders in the sector have called for swift action by the Federal Government to ensure that the timeline is sacrosanct. Irked ...

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Trucks, tankers barred from roads in Lagos

Trucks, tankers barred from roads in Lagos

Truckers and Petroleum tankers have been barred from parking indiscriminately on Lagos roads, has the stakeholders, in a fresh resolution declared that all tankers, trailers and trucks should remain in truck terminals outside the state. The stakeholders, including the Nigerian ...

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