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Shippers’ Council, NCDC Partner On COVID-19 Sensitization

Shippers’ council to enforce demurrage refund

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to sensitize the Nigerian populace in maritime communities on the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is collaborating with the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), to contain the spread of coronavirus. According to ...

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NMLA Sets-Up Committee To Revive Admiralty Law In Nigeria

NMLA Sets-Up Committee To Revive Admiralty Law In Nigeria

By Kenneth Jukpor Following the decline of admiralty law practice in Nigeria attributed to sub-optimal procedural rules and poor judicial interpretation of substantive laws, the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA) has inaugurated a 16-member committee to boost the practice in ...

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NLNG to begin domestic supply of LNG

PETAN restates need for local content, lauds NLNG’s Train 7 stakeholders

After decades of exporting liquefied natural gas from the country, the Nigeria LNG Limited has said it is engaging market players to begin domestic supply of the commodity. The NLNG, which is jointly owned by the Federal Government and three ...

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NNPC sacks 100 contract workers

NNPC says top fresh management appointments based on merit

The services of over 100 workers contracted by selected contractors of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to work at refineries have been discontinued as the oil firm rehabilitates its refineries, The PUNCH reported. It was learnt that after the NNPC disengaged the ...

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Supreme Court affirms Ifeanyi Ubah’s election as senator

Supreme Court affirms Ifeanyi Ubah’s election as senator

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the appeals filed by Chief Chris Uba and Dr Obinna Uzor challenging Ifeanyi Ubah’s election as the senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District. A five-man panel led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta unanimously held that ...

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Constitution amendment: Reps propose independent candidacy

Constitution amendment: Reps propose independent candidacy

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed for second reading a bill seeking to allow independent candidacy in Nigerian elections. The Chief Whip, Mr Mohammed Monguno, had sponsored the ‘Bill for an Act to Alter the Constitution of the Federal ...

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Governors meet today to review COVID-19 strategy

Governors meet today to review COVID-19 strategy

Governors of the 36 states of the federation, under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, are set to hold their 8th teleconference to review the COVID-19 situation in states as well as develop strategies on how best to quickly ...

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Customs rakes N16 billion in Port Harcourt amid COVID-19 lockdown

Customs rakes N16 billion in Port Harcourt amid COVID-19 lockdown

Despite the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Area 1 Command, Port Harcourt, said it raked over N16billion in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020. The Customs Area Controller of the Command, Comptroller Auwal Mohammed, ...

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Terminal operator identifies recovery strategies for businesses amid pandemic

Terminal operator identifies recovery strategies for businesses amid pandemic

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic and harsh operating environment, Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group, Adekunle Taofiq Oyinloye, has urged businesses to build resilience and staying power as a strategy to survive. He said a comprehensive review of business processes and operations ...

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IMO issues fresh COVID-19 guidance for personal protective equipment

IMO issues fresh COVID-19 guidance for personal protective equipment

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has circulated World Health Organization (WHO) guidance on the safe and effective use of personal protective equipment (PPE), to support decisions on use of PPE to minimize the risks of COVID-19 infection for seafarers, marine ...

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NPA orders seamless export process at seaports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has directed all terminal operators to set up priority desk to ease the export of cargoes at all seaports in Nigeria. This move, according to the Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, would help the ...

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