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Inside Nigerian Ports: Customs, NDLEA In  Drug War

Inside Nigerian Ports: Customs, NDLEA In  Drug War

  *    CGC Ali pitched against Abba-Kura There is a raging drug war between the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS) and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) in Nigerian ports since February 2021, but it is assuming a dimension that it …

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Buhari Meets Amaechi,Malami, Other Outgoing Cabinet Ministers

Buhari Meets Amaechi,Malami, Other Outgoing Cabinet Ministers

    The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) is currently meeting with some outgoing members of his cabinet who are vying for various electoral offices in next year’s general elections As of this report, those present at the meeting …

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PWDs demand more access, facilities at airports

PWDs demand more access, facilities at airports

Persons Living with Disabilities have demanded increased access at airport terminals in Nigeria, calling on airport and airline operators to make provisions for equipment, personnel and infrastructure that will guarantee a seamless travel experience for them. The PWDs made the …

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NIMASA vows to reduce marine pollution, improve seafarers’ welfare

NIMASA vows to reduce marine pollution, improve seafarers’ welfare

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has vowed to fight marine pollution in Nigeria to a standstill. The Director General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, who said this recently at an event in Lagos, noted that the agency …

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52,000 vessels visited West Africa in 2021 – Group

52,000 vessels visited West Africa in 2021 – Group

  The Secretary-General of the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for West and Central African Region, Sunday Umoren, has said that a total of 52, 000 vessels visited the West African region in 2021. Speaking on Monday at …

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Shipping firms partner to boost port efficiency

Shipping firms partner to boost port efficiency

A terminal operator, AP Moller Terminal, has partnered with Maersk Shipping Company to boost port efficiency in Nigeria. In a statement, the Spokesperson of the terminal, Dr Bolaji Akiola, said that a remarkable improvement in operational efficiency had been achieved …

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Rotimi Amaechi Resigns As Transportation Minister Over Presidential Ambition, After Buhari’s Directive

Rotimi Amaechi Resigns As Transportation Minister Over Presidential Ambition, After Buhari's Directive

This is to allow him to contest the 2023 presidential election. Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation has tendered his resignation. This is to allow him to contest the 2023 presidential election. President Muhammadu Buhari earlier on Wednesday directed all members …

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FG Awards Contract for Escravos Channel Dredging

FG Awards Contract for Escravos Channel Dredging

  Recommitted to reviving the ports in Delta State, the Federal Government said it has awarded contract for remedial dredging of Escravos channel. Mohammed Bello-Koko, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), who disclosed this in Warri on Tuesday, …

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2022 Anchor Nigeria Training Programme Begins On Thursday

2022 Anchor Nigeria Training Programme Begins On Thursday

The 2022 edition of the Anchor Nigeria Capacity Building programme is scheduled to commence on Thursday this week with an audition and a press conference. According to the Project Director, Mr. James Shodiya, the event will take place at Rock …

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NIMASA DG ‘Jamoh’ Picks N50m APC Kaduna Governorship Form

CIoTA To Hold Mandatory Professional Development Programme For Transportants

By Kenneth Jukpor   The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh has purchased the Expression of Interest and Nomination Form for Kaduna governorship at the All Progressives Congress (APC). Jamoh purchased the N50million …

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NAHCO, FOB Abandoned N250m Airport Packaging Factory – APFFLON

APFFLON Commends Reps For Reducing Customs Target By N1trn

By Kenneth Jukpor Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has criticized Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) PLC and the Free On Board (FOB) Goods and Logistics firm, for abandoning a N250million packing firm at Lagos …

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Afolabi Becomes New Board Chairman Of SIFAX Group

Afolabi Becomes New Board Chairman Of SIFAX Group

SIFAX Group has announced the appointment of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi as the new Board Chairman of the company. Afolabi, who was until this appointment the Group Executive Vice Chairman, replaces the former chairman, the late Olowu of Owu, Oba Adegboyega …

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Aviation workers begin two-day warning strike over poor welfare

Aviation workers begin two-day warning strike over poor welfare

Aviation workers have insisted that they are commencing a two-day warning strike on Monday (today) over poor welfare emanating from their employers. The Secretary General of the National Union of Air Transport Employees, Ocheme Aba, in a chat with our …

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ANLCA, FANO Plot Strategies To Address Woes At Nigerian Ports

ANLCA, FANO Plot Strategies To Address Woes At Nigerian Ports

  By Kenneth Jukpor The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) and Fano Shipping Agencies Limited, have begun deliberations on strategies to tackle the myriad of challenges at Nigerian ports. Both groups started this move on Friday when the …

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Badagry Deep Seaport Is Receiving Final Approval From FEC – Sanwo-Olu

Badagry Deep Seaport Is Receiving Final Approval From FEC - Sanwo-Olu

By Kenneth Jukpor The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has received that the Badagry Deep Seaport is set to receive final approval from the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Sanwo-Olu revealed this during his speech at the 2022 All …

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APMT, Maersk Increase Port Efficiency With Fixed Berthing Window

APMT, Maersk Increase Port Efficiency With Fixed Berthing Window

AP Moller Terminal, Maersk Line and other shipping companies and terminals have enhanced operational efficiency at port terminals on the West Africa network with Fixed Berthing Windows (FBW). FBW, regarded as one of the key high-impactful levers, was first launched …

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2023: The Plot That May Consume APC

2023: The Plot That May Consume APC

By Kenneth Jukpor ·  Political appointees could be disqualified – Anishere ·  APC presidential aspirants raising funds for 2023 – Experts Nigeria’s upcoming presidential election is spiked with legal complexities and skewed to displace the All Progressives Congress (APC) if the …

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Amaechi Lacks Powers To Appoint CRFFN Governing Board Leadership – Nweke

Amaechi Lacks Powers To Appoint CRFFN Chairman - Nweke

By Kenneth Jukpor A former National President of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Dr. Eugene Nweke has stated that the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi lacked legal powers to appoint the Chairman and Vice Chairman …

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15 Dead In Katsina Boat Mishap, NIWA Commiserates

One Dead, Sixteen Rescued In Lagos Boat Mishap

Fifteen persons lost their lives in a boat mishap at Mai-Adua Local Government Area of Katsina State on Wednesday and the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has expressed sadness and commiserated with the families of the deceased. The unfortunate boat …

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Lekki Port Access: Lagos Plans Six-lane Highway To Shagamu

Lekki Port Access: Lagos Plans Six-lane Highway To Shagamu

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to reduce the logistics constraints with the establishment of the Lekki deep seaport, the Governor of Lagos State has revealed that a six-lane access road will connect Lekki to Shagamu along the Lagos-Ibadan …

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