Monthly Archives: September 2017

Pirates strike again, seize passenger boat in Bayelsa

Pirates strike again, seize passenger boat in Bayelsa

An armed gang suspected to be pirates Thursday struck again in Bayelsa waterways barely 48 hours after launching an ambush that killed three passengers on Tuesday. The gunmen reportedly hijacked…

Maritime Community celebrates World Maritime Day 2017

Maritime Community celebrates World Maritime Day 2017

“The maritime sector, which includes shipping, ports and the people that operate them, can and should play a significant role helping member states to create conditions for increased employment, prosperity…

FG committed to infrastructural development for operational efficiency, says MD NPA

FG committed to infrastructural development for operational efficiency, says MD NPA

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has again reiterated the commitment and readiness of the Federal Government towards providing an enabling environment for relevant…

How to keep up with regulations and develop a nimble supply chain

How to keep up with regulations and develop a nimble supply chain

Creating efficient, compliant trade processes is essential for competing in today’s global economy, yet many businesses still struggle to gain control over their customs operations. For example, one large…

NPA Photo News: MD visits road construction sites

NPA Photo News: MD visits road construction sites

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman (2nd left), General Manager Finance, Simon Egbo Asinobi, (right), General manager MD’s office, Capt. Iheanacho Ebubeogu (2nd…

Reps summon  Customs, DSS heads over spate of arms smuggling

Reps summon Customs, DSS heads over spate of arms smuggling

Worried over the persistent illegal importation of assault rifles, the House of Representatives has summoned the Comptroller General of customs, Col. Hameed Ali(Rtd.), and Lawal Daura, the Director-General…

Lawmakers urge NNPC to relocate tank farms from Apapa

Lawmakers urge NNPC to relocate tank farms from Apapa

To curb the menace of tank farms in Lagos State, especially in Apapa, the State House of Assembly has called on the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to relocate the…

President Buhari must lead Restructuring Discourse, not NASS—Agbakoba

President Buhari must lead Restructuring Discourse, not NASS—Agbakoba

… Says Southern leaders have failed to address reluctance of the North on call for restructuring … Prescribes focus on private-sector businesses, cut-down on size of government A former…

NIMASA partners INTERPOL, says prosecution will curb maritime crimes

NIMASA partners INTERPOL, says prosecution will curb maritime crimes

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has disclosed that proper legal frame work, synergy and information sharing amongst government Agencies and…

Illegal Arms Importation: Turkish Ambassador assures on exposing culprits

Illegal Arms Importation: Turkish Ambassador assures on exposing culprits

The Turkish Government has assured Nigeria of exposing those involved the illegal importation of arms into the country. Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Hakan Cakil said the country would identify…