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Seafarers Are Responsible For Successful Global Trade – WISTA Nigeria

Seafarers Are Responsible For Successful Global Trade - WISTA Nigeria

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to commemorate the 2020 International Seafarer’s Day, Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria has commended the services of seafarers around the globe. The Association said it is excited to join other organisations ...

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WISTA Nigeria Commiserates With Patron Ihenacho Over Akinwusi’s Demise

How Political Interference Mars Nigerian Ports Sustainability - Ezeoke

Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria commiserates with its Patron and Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Oil and Gas Limited, Capt. Emmanuel Ihenacho, following the demise of Mr. Julius Sunday Akinwusi. Akinwusi who was the Group Chief Finance Officer ...

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Seafarers Petition NIMASA Over Unpaid Salaries

Seafarers protest prolonged stay aboard vessels

As Ship-owner issues dud cheques By Kenneth Jukpor   Merchant Seafarers Association of Nigeria (MSAN) has written a petition to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) over unpaid salaries of seafarers onboard a Nigerian ship, MT ADEBOMI1 one ...

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Customs Board In Messy Retirement Saga

Headquarters implicated in plot, barefaced cover up By Eguono Odjegba The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has been embroiled in a messy retirement saga, threatening to expose both present and past management to ridicule for its apparent blunder and involvement; and ...

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Buhari Set To Fire Customs Boss, Security Chiefs, Others

FG plans N4.28tn loan for N12.66tn 2021 budget

The presidency may have finally caved in to criticisms of lopsided appointments into key national positions in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. Against this backdrop, President Buhari is said to have, therefore, approved the reshuffling of service chiefs and others. Those ...

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APFFLON Urges NAFDAC To Stop Extortion At Seaports

Freight Forwarders Deserve Health Insurance, Other Perks - APFFLON President

By Kenneth Jukpor The Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has urged the Director General, National Agency for Food, Drug Adminstration and Council (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye to instruct representatives at ports to desist from ...

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Intra-African Trade: Cross-Border Trade Group To Partner NSC

Intra-African Trade: Cross-Border Trade Group To Partner NSC

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to boost intra-African trade, the African Association of Cross Border Trade has called for collaboration with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in the area of trade facilitation among the Economic Community of West African ...

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Nigeria’s Aviation Industry Has Lost $700m – IATA

Excessive charges killing Nigerian airlines, others — IATA

By Ayoola Olaitan Africa’s Regional Director of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Mrs. Funke Adeyemi, has said Nigeria’s aviation sector suffered a loss of $700million amid the coronavirus pandemic. Adeyemi, who disclosed this during a webinar, titled, ‘A National ...

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Single Window Project, Scanners Will Be Deployed In 2020 – FG

Importers oppose planned reintroduction of pre-inspection of cargoes at seaports

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to curb the influx of substandard products into the country and ease the cargo evacuation process at seaports, plans are underway to operationalise the National Single Window project as well as deploying scanners at ...

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APM Terminals Appoints Laursen As New Country Manager In Nigeria

APM Terminals has appointed Mr. Klaus Holm Laursen as the new Country Manager in Nigeria to oversee the Terminal’s operations in Apapa, Onne and Kano. Until his appointment, Mr. Laursen was the Managing Director of APM Terminals, Poti Seaport – ...

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Lagos COVID-19 Figures: Myths Or Reality?

BULLS: Dial A Plumber

Lagos State needs help, the state is literally convulsing and in the worst state of disrepair. It has never been this bad, our roads are in a deplorable state, a journey from Maryland to Ikorodu which ordinarily would take less ...

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Flights Resumption: Passengers To Arrive 3 Hours Before Take Off – FAAN

FAAN Rejects Minister’s Order On N4.2Bn Accident Prevention Funds

By Ayoola Olaitan The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has urged passengers to arrive three hours before their take-off time when domestic operations resume at airports later this month. In an update on its verified Twitter handle today, FAAN ...

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NIMASA Responsible for Seafarers Poor Earnings, Disregard of Nigerian CoCs

NIMASA seeks synergy with Lagos agency

By Kenneth Jukpor The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been indicted for the discrimination of nation’s Certificates of Competence (CoC) and subsequent poor remuneration of Nigerian seafarers. Nigerian seafarers have also lambasted the agency for clinging to ...

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Shipowners in Nigeria Prioritize Foreign CoCs – Ikueyemi

Collaboration: ‘A Big Ask’ For Nigerian Shipowners

By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the massive investment in seafarers development by the Federal Government championed by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), indigenous shipowners have joined foreigners in prioritizing seafarers with foreign certification. This discrimination formerly popular among ...

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ANLCA President Nwabunike Clocks 58, Reiterates Service To Humanity

Freight Agents Helped Customs Generate N500bn In Six Months- Nwabunike

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to contribute to national development, the National President of the Association of Nigeria Licenced Customs Agents (ANLCA) Hon. Tony Iju Nwabunike has rededicated himself to selfless pursuits in the service of humanity. Speaking ...

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Modern Deep Seaports Can Make Nigeria Maritime Hub In West Africa

Nigerian Ports Can Attain Optimal Online Status In 2020 - Bello

By Kenneth Jukpor Emerging deep seaports in Nigeria have been tipped to make the country attain hub port status in the West African sub-region, if they are built to meet global best standards and equipped with multimodal transport connection. The ...

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Anti-Piracy Vendetta: IMO Commends NIMASA, Nigerian Navy

Maximizing Potentials For Nigeria’s IMO Council Bid

By Kenneth Jukpor The recent Anti-piracy strides championed by Nigeria in the Gulf of Guinea has fetched Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy accolades from the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). The apex maritime regulatory body, ...

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CILT Urges Transport Stakeholders To Reconsider NTC Bill

CILT Urges Transport Stakeholders To Reconsider NTC Bill

By Kenneth Jukpor   One year after President Mohammadu Buhari declined assent to the National Transport Commission (NTC) bill, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Nigeria has admonished transport experts to reconsider the bill.   The President of ...

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Piracy: Nigeria Hands Over Intercepted Vessel, 51 Crew Members

Piracy: Nigeria Hands Over Intercepted Vessel, 51 Crew Members

Gulf of Guinea no longer safe haven for pirates – Jamoh Nigeria has handed over the fishing vessel Marine 707 suspected to be carrying out illegal activities in the Gulf of Guinea to the Ghanian authorities for further investigation and ...

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Freight Agents Mourn As NAFDAC E-Platform Stalls Cargo Clearance

By Kenneth Jukpor The new electronic platform provided by the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to ease clearance of cargoes at ports has landed several freight forwarders in colossal monetary losses. Freight forwarders under the aegis ...

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