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MENA Frowns At NIMASA Maritime Projects In Delta State

MENA Frowns At NIMASA Maritime Projects In Delta State

The Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture (MENA) Division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has expressed disapproval at the establishment of a dockyard and maritime university in Delta State by the Nigerian Maritime And safety Agency (NIMASA) without any ...

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FG To Ban Rice Importation In 2017

Customs, Navy seize two boats of smuggled rice

Federal government Wednesday said it has plans to stop the importation of rice in the next two years, however stating that the policy would not be enforced until it has developed local industries to produce maximally for local consumption. The ...

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FDI: Nigeria Still Among Leading Investment Destinations Globally – NIPC

FDI: Nigeria Still Among Leading Investment Destinations Globally - NIPC

Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) said that Nigeria receives an average of $6 billion in Direct Foreign Investments (FDI) inflow annually. Amos Sakaba, Director NIPC, announced this in Lagos at a media chat organised by Olisa Agbakoba Legal Services. Sakaba ...

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Non-performing Refineries Will Be Shut Down In December – Kachikwu

NNPC To Suspend Some Projects Due To Oil Slump -  Kachikwu

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said refineries in the country performing below 65 per cent of capacity would be shut down in December, 2015. Kachikwu, one of the 37 ministerial nominees stated this while ...

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Fuel Scarcity: NNPC Warns Against Panic Buying

We Lost N50bn To Oil Thieves In 9 Months – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has called on members of the public to avoid panic buying of petroleum products, especially premium motor spirit (petrol), as there is enough stock of the product to keep the entire country wet for ...

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FG Tells Governors How To Access World Bank’s $500m Fund

Agriculture: China offers Nigeria $4.5bn credit

The Federal Government on Tuesday briefed the state governors on how to access a $500m World Bank fund, which hitherto had remained inaccessible. The Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Yari, disclosed this to State House ...

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Oil Workers Down Tools Over Police Brutality In Rivers

PENGASSAN rejects NLNG Act amendment

Members of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) yesterday began an indefinite strike in Rivers State over alleged attack on their members by men ...

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‘In Fighting Corruption We Cannot Reduce Tariff’, CG Tells Stakeholders

New CGC: Stakeholders Sceptical

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has affirmed its handicap in the fight against corruption and smuggling activities in cargo clearance practices when it in asserted that it has no powers to reduce tariff, during a stakeholders’ meeting. The Controller General ...

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No Reduction In Petrol Pump Price – NNPC

Refineries Producing 6.76 Million Litres Of Petrol Daily – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has debunked reports of a purported reduction in the current pump price of petrol from N87 per litre to N57. A statement signed by NNPC’s Group General Manger, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr Ohi Alegbe, ...

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Subsidy Claims: Oando Will Continue Petrol Imports

Subsidy Claims: Oando Will Continue Petrol Imports

Notwithstanding agreements with oil marketers to distribute fuel brought in by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Oando Plc said it will continue to import Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol despite the huge debt owed marketers. The oil ...

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CGC Ali Declares Open Door Policy

Travellers, Customs at loggerheads over seized vehicles at checkpoints

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has declared its willingness to work with stakeholders  to make progress  by having an understanding that in the course of doing business, strict adherence to the rule is key. The Controller General of Customs Col. ...

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Celebration Of Love

Celebration of love

Miss Lynn Iloabanafor has finally tied the knot with her beau, Ernest Nwannah at a well attended ceremony in Enugu state, recently. Friends and well wishers came from far and near to rejoice with them and wish them a happy ...

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Shell Confirms Attack On Its Kolo Creek Oil Facility

SPDC’s Force Majeure On Nigerian Bonny Light Crude Threatens Nigeria’s Oil Revenue

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Sunday confirmed that its flow station in Bayelsa was attacked by suspected gunmen on Friday. Confirming the incident, the company in a statement issued its spokesman, Mr Joseph Obari, said that investigation into the ...

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Navy Destroys 50 Illegal Refining Camps in Delta

Maritime Security: Managing the Nigerian Navy 

The Central Naval Command (CNC), in Yenagoa, on Sunday destroyed 50 illegal oil refining camps and 150 drums of locally refined diesel at Asiagbene in Delta. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that CNC conducted the operation in collaboration ...

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BEARS: Leave Tumaka Alone 

BEARS: Reckless Police Officer

It is surprising and equally not, that some members of the executive management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) will take their turn one after another to lampoon Hajia Lami Tumaka for a story on how they ...

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BULLS: Ali Makes A Move

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

The recent move by the Controller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Rtd. Col. Hameed Ali, to lift the ban  on rice importation through the border axial routes, has been applauded in some quarters and has given  a glimpse ...

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Maritime Industry Development:Africa Plans Agenda 

Maritime Industry Development:Africa Plans Agenda

In a bid to build the maritime industry in Africa and to encourage indigenous participation in trade facilitation within the continent of Africa, the African Shipowners Association (ASA) has keyed into the African Union (AU) proposed agenda for the Africa ...

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Stable Supply Responsible For High Electricity Bills – NERC

Stable Supply Responsible For High Electricity Bills – NERC

The recent increase in electricity bills by power distribution companies is as a result of the stability in power supply in the past three months, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has explained. Power generation in the country hit an all-time ...

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CTN: How Foreign Firms Short- Change FG

CTN: How Foreign Firms Short- Change FG

Why SAN Fights NIMASA, NPA Officials in Collusion Facts have emerged on why the foreign shipping lines operating in Nigeria under the auspices of Shipping Association of Nigeria (SAN) are bent on fighting the re-introduction of the Advanced Cargo Declaration ...

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Overcoming Port Congestion

Overcoming Port Congestion

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in this week’s edition of Shipper’s Guide, tutors you on what the Service can do in a case of congestion in the port. Excerpts. As Christmas period draws near, more cargos will be coming into ...

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