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Shippers' Association: How N13bn Shipping, Terminal Charges’ Judgment Refund Ignited Crisis

Shippers’ Association: How N13bn Shipping, Terminal Charges’ Judgment Refund Ignited Crisis

By Loveth  Anyaegbunam   ·  Ogamba says, “I am still in charge” Reasons have emerged on why Shippers Association of Lagos State(SALS) has been embroiled in crisis since 2022 when Rev. Jonathan Nicole was removed as the President. This followed the …

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WILAT Nigeria Emphasizes Need  For  Women To Leverage  Networking Opportunities

WILAT Nigeria Emphasizes Need  For  Women To Leverage  Networking Opportunities

By Loveth Anyaegbunam    Women in Logistics and Transport ( WILAT) has re-emphasized the need for women to leverage  networking opportunities for sustainable gender diversity and inclusion  in this fast-paced digital driven world.  Speakers at the 14th WiLAT Founder’s day  …

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Over 207,976kg Of Drugs Seized At Seaports In 13Months – NDLEA

Over 207,976kg Of Drugs Seized At Seaports In 13Months – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said it intercepted and seized 207,976 kilogrammes of hard drugs between January 2023 and March 2024 across different seaports in the country. The Director of Media and Advocacy of NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi, disclosed …

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Lagos-Calabar Highway: FG Reroutes Mega project, slashes lanes to six

Lagos-Calabar Highway: FG Reroutes Mega project, slashes lanes to six

The Federal Government says it has rerouted the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway path to avoid any possible damage to subsea cables belonging to telecommunication companies. The government also said it had reduced the project’s size from 10 lanes to six as …

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Nigeria Begins Conversion Of Railway Locomotive Engines To CNG

Nigeria Begins Conversion Of Railway Locomotive Engines To CNG

  The Minister of Transportation, Sa’idu Alkali, has disclosed that the Federal Government had commenced the conversion of railway locomotive engines from diesel to Compressed Natural Gas. The minister disclosed this during an inspection of the retrofitting exercise at Idu …

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NCAA Intervenes In Qatar Airways, Agents N296m Ticket Refund Feud

NCAA Intervenes In Qatar Airways, Agents N296m Ticket Refund Feud

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority has waded into the ongoing disagreement between Qatar Airways and travel agents regarding N296m hajj refunds. The feuding parties have locked horns in the last two years, but the face-off has become more intense lately …

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ANLCA Commends Bello Koko Over Return Of Sanity On Ports Access Roads

ANLCA Commends Bello Koko Over Return Of Sanity On Ports Access Roads

  The Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello KoKo has received commendation from the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) for the uncommon initiatives that cleared the decade-long traffic gridlock that had menaced the Apapa/Tincan Ports access …

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Airlines Struggle To Clear Backlog After Strike

Airlines Struggle To Clear Backlog After Strike

Nigerian airlines are grappling with operational challenges as they work to accommodate passengers and clear the backlog caused by the strike embarked on by the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, to press their demand for the implementation of …

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MARITIME SECURITY:  Integrating NIMASA C4I, Naval Falcon Eye A Top Priority- Matawalle

MARITIME SECURITY:  Integrating NIMASA C4I, Naval Falcon Eye A Top Priority- Matawalle

  Minister of State, Defence Hon. Bello Matawalle has declared Federal Government’s commitment to integrating the operations of the Command Control Computer Communication Information System of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA and the surveillance facility of the …

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Lagos Unveils Transport Policy For Seamless Movement

Lagos Unveils Transport Policy For Seamless Movement

  Lagos State Government has unveiled its Transport Policy emphasizing integration of the various transport elements and modes to facilitate seamless movement. The state Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who unveiled the policy document on Tuesday, said that it would address the …

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Bello-Koko Meets Barge Operators Over Process Value

Bello-Koko Meets Barge Operators Over Process Value

  Driven by the relentless commitment to achieving seamless connectivity between the seaports and hinterland as an enabling initiative for sustaining the growth of exports, Managing Director of the of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Mohammed Bello KoKo, on Monday held …

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Seme Customs Rakes In N2.6billion In 5 Months

Seme Customs Rakes In N2.6billion In 5 Months

The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has recorded a revenue generation of N2.6bn in five months. The Command also recorded seizures which duty paid value was put at N800million for the same period. The Customs Area Controller(CAC), …

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NIMASA To Expand Deep Blue Asset Over Sea Territorial Boundary Extension

NIMASA To Expand Deep Blue Asset Over Sea Territorial Boundary Extension

  With the approval of the United Nations for Nigeria to extend its continental shelf by 16,300 square kilometres, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dayo Mobereola has harped on the need to …

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Dosunmu,Ex-NIMASA DG, Calls For Financial Autonomy In Local Councils

Dosunmu, Ex-NIMASA DG, Calls For Financial Autonomy In Local Councils

Former Director –General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA), Dr. Ade Dosunmu, has called for the amendment of some clauses  that limit the financial and administrative autonomy of local governments in Nigeria, while commending the move by the Federal Government …

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70% Of Building Materials Imported – NIESV

70% Of Building Materials Imported – NIESV

The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Lagos State branch have disclosed that 70 per cent of building materials were imported. The institute disclosed this at the 2024 Estate Week’s press briefing held in Lagos recently. The Chairman of …

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NPA, Koko Win Champion Newspapers' 2023 Awards

NPA, Koko Win Champion Newspapers’ 2023 Awards

Champion Newspapers Limited has announced Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) as winner of its Government Agency Award and the NPA Managing Director, Mohammed Bello Koko as the Most Outstanding Public Servant in 2023. According to the Newspapers’ management, the NPA has shown …

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UK Regulator Reports Air Peace Over Alleged Safety Violation

UK Regulator Reports Air Peace Over Alleged Safety Violation

The United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority has written Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority stating Air Peace has reportedly violated some aviation safety regulations The development came barely three months after the Nigerian carrier commenced the Lagos-London route. Two mandatory occurrence reports …

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IMO WOMEN DAY: NIMASA Reiterates Claims On 41% Female In Top Management Positions Amid Doubts

IMO WOMEN DAY: NIMASA Reiterates Claims On 41% Female In Top Management Positions Amid Doubts

  Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA) has reemphasized the claim that it has 41 percent of its top management members of staff as female in the last four years as it celebrated the 2024 International Day for Women in …

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NAGAFF Members Organize Pray Sessions For Peace In NNPP

NAGAFF Members Organize Prayer Sessions For Peace In NNPP

By Charity Ogbu Members of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) defied a heavy rain to offer prayers for peace in the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP). Crisis hit the NNPP, following the alleged attempt by its …

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Presidential Committee On Nigeria’s Maritime Boundary Extension Submits Report

Presidential Committee On Nigeria’s Maritime Boundary Extension Submits Report

President Bola Tinubu has received the report of the High Powered Presidential Committee (HPPC) on Nigeria’s Extended Continental Shelf Project with a commendation to the team of experts who worked hard over the years to advance the project, which aim …

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