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Agbakoba Tasks FG To Tap Into The Maritime Sector

Terminal Operators to Refund N150b

The former President of the Nigerian Bar Association and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Olisa Agbakoba, has called on the Federal Government to tap into the enormous potential in the maritime industry estimated at N7 trillion annually as a measure to ...

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Aviation Fuel to Cost Less In 2015

Aviation Fuel to Cost Less In 2015

Aviation experts and stakeholders have projected a sharp decline in the price of aviation fuel, also known as JET A1. They opined that that 50 percent fall in price of crude oil will prompt a decline in the JETA1, which ...

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NNPC Intensifies Battle Against Pipeline Vandalism

NNPC Intensifies Battle Against Pipeline Vandalism

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said that it remained committed to end the frequent sabotage attacks on oil pipelines that criss- crossed the Niger Delta area, because of the threat it posed to the economy of the country. Speaking at ...

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Auto Industry Capable To Create Over 200,000 Jobs Says NAC

Auto Industry Capable To Create Over 200,000 Jobs Says NAC

The Director-General of the National Automotive Council (NAC), Mr. Aminu Jalal has said the Council had the potential to generate over 200, 000 jobs when fully operational. Jalal said this in an interview with news men recently. He said the ...

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Bleak 2015: Experts On Rescue Mission

Bleak 2015: Experts On Rescue Mission

…Maritime sector Capsizing …Hope Rises For Oil Prices In light of the recent devaluation of the Naira as a result of global drop in oil prices, the Nigerian maritime sector may witness a serious decline in the volume of cargoes ...

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Maritime Stakeholders’ Golf Competition To Hold Soon

Maritime Stakeholders’ Golf Competition To Hold Soon

The Nigerian maritime stakeholders Golf competition which is slated for Saturday, January 24 at Ikoyi Club 1938-Glf section, Club Road Ikoyi has invited participants from across the sector to participate in the competition. Interested participants are to submit all necessary ...

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Ekweozor Lauds Synergy With Customs

Ekweozor Lauds Synergy With Customs

The Chairman of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) TinCan Island Chapter Azubuike Ekweozor has lauded the management of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS). TinCan Island for their unprecedented achievement in revenue collections at the command in 2014. ...

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ISPS Code: NIMASA PRAISES SELF

NIMASA Vows To Arrest Ships With Foreign Guards

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have given itself pass marks in the implementation of the International Ship and Port facility Security (ISPS) Code in the country. The ISPS Code is a safety instrument of the global maritime watchdog, ...

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SON To Adopt More Stringent Measures Against Substandard Goods

SON To Adopt More Stringent Measures Against Substandard Goods

Standards Organisation of Nigerian, SON, said it was considering imposing additional sanctions on importation of substandard goods. The Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Dr.Joseph Odumodu disclosed this at a stakeholders’ forum on the maritime industry tagged: “Seamless importation: ...

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SAHCOL Lobbies FG Against Multiple Taxation

SAHCOL Begins Talks On Better Terms Of Service For Workers

The Managing Director of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited, (SAHCOL) Mr. Olu Owolabi, has called on the Federal Government to intervene in the issue of multiple taxation imposed by Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on aviation handling companies. Speaking ...

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Aviation Sector: Chidoka Vows to fight Corruption in 2015

Chidoka Reveals Plans to Improve the Aviation Sector

The Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka said that the ministry would not relent in its effort to break the corruption chain in the aviation sector by 2015. Chidoka said this at the inauguration of the anti-corruption intervention campaign in ...

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Brokers laud leadership of CIS, seek closer ties

Brokers laud leadership of CIS, seek closer ties

A CROSS section of stockbrokers has passed a vote of confidence on the new administration of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) describing it as a catalyst of change. They also urged investors to leverage on the expertise of stockbrokers ...

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40MW Kashimbila Dam to be Inaugurated by Jonathan in 2015

40MW Kashimbila Dam to be Inaugurated by Jonathan in 2015

The Minister of Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Ochekpe, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan will inaugurate the 40 megawatts Kashimbila multipurpose dam in February next year. Ochekpe said this when she and her counterparts in the ministries of Power, Prof. ...

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Oil Theft, Piracy Defile NIMASA, Security Agencies’ Efforts

Oil Theft, Piracy Defile NIMASA, Security Agencies’ Efforts

Agencies Own Up Defeat 2015 Budget Threatened The level of piracy and oil theft on Nigerian territorial waters may be on the increase in 2015 as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other security agencies have acknowledged ...

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ANLCA NATIONAL PRESIDENT AND MMI AIRPORT CHAPTER EXECUTIVES MEETS

ANLCA NATIONAL PRESIDENT AND MMI AIRPORT CHAPTER EXECUTIVES MEETS

Unauthorised persons still gain entrance into operational and restricted areas in the Muritala Mohammed International Airport Command, in spite of the measures put in place, after the reopening of the NAHCO shed. This, it was understood, is being made possible ...

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Maritime Sector: Stakeholders Brainstorm on the way forward

Maritime Sector: Stakeholders Brainstorm on the way forward

The numerous problems besieging the Maritime sector were once again the focus of a one-day stakeholder’s summit organized by the National Economic management Forum in Lagos. Stakeholders from diverse background in the sector brainstorm to seek for realistic solutions to ...

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NPA Acquires Fire Equipment At Tin Can Island Port

NPA Acquires Fire Equipment At Tin Can Island Port

In line with the transformation agenda of the President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan in the area of safety of lives and property, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commissioned fire equipment at the Tin Can Island Port chapter of ...

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Port Charges: Court Dismisses ASLA, STOAN Applications

Court Dismisses ASLA, STOAN Applications

Plaintiffs Appeal Judgment A Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed the prayer of the Sea Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) and Association of Shipping Line Agencies (ASLA) to stop the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) from tampering with the ...

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SALS Calls For Sanity In Maritime Industry 

SALS Calls For Sanity In Maritime Industry

The president of Shippers’ Association of Lagos State (SALS), Rev. Jonathan Nicole has advised stakeholders in the maritime industry to play their parts well so as to avoid problems in the sector even as the association has declared January 30 ...

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OIL Workers Begin Nationwide Strike Today

Oil workers under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have concluded plans to commence a nationwide indefinite strike to protest the inability ...

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