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17 years after, Senate passes Petroleum Industry Bill

17 years after, Senate passes Petroleum Industry Bill

The Senate on Thursday passed the first part of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), a modified version of the much anticipated Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), after 17 years of…

Osinbajo issues Executive Orders to improve business operations, insist on Apapa Port operating 24-hours service

Osinbajo issues Executive Orders to improve business operations, insist on Apapa Port operating 24-hours service

…Export terminals for agricultural produce to be revived at each port The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has signed three executive orders that would significantly improve on some of…

Policy changes in port governance and development in Nigeria

Policy changes in port governance and development in Nigeria

The port industry in Nigeria recently experienced what could be described as a quiet tsunami with far reaching consequences on port services and charges in the country. According to a…

NPA, Dangote Group to raise N4.3 bn for immediate rehabilitation of Port Access Roads

NPA, Dangote Group to raise N4.3 bn for immediate rehabilitation of Port Access Roads

The Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) and the Dangote Group will be contributing funds to raise the N4.3 billion needed to fix the ports access roads. The Managing Director of…

NPA driving port service delivery on clear vision

NPA driving port service delivery on clear vision

Delivering efficient services at the nation’s ports is a key demand on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). And to deliver on this demand, the Management of the NPA has…

How e-commerce logistics is changing cities

How e-commerce logistics is changing cities

Dive Brief: •Previously undesirable warehouse spaces are now in demand thanks to the growth of delivery services, The Wall Street Journal reported last week. •The reason: a growing need for…

These giant drones could seriously disrupt the Shipping Industry

These giant drones could seriously disrupt the Shipping Industry

Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are now used for all sorts of things, from taking out terrorists to delivering take-out. Now a tiny start-up in California’s…

NIMASA wants immediate removal of abandoned ships and wrecks

NIMASA wants immediate removal of abandoned ships and wrecks

… Warns erring owners risk sanctions In efforts to ensure safe and secure shipping on the Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has warned all owners…

Akintola Williams Deloitte Report: Customs responsible for 82% of charges at Nigerian ports

Akintola Williams Deloitte Report: Customs responsible for 82% of charges at Nigerian ports

A study by Nigeria’s leading accounting firm, Akintola Williams Deloitte, has blamed the high cost of doing business at the nation’s seaports on the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS…

Vehicles trapped as ban on vehicle import through land borders takes effect

Vehicles trapped as ban on vehicle import through land borders takes effect

Thousands of vehicles were yesterday trapped at land borders as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) began the full restriction of vehicle importation through those areas. Some stakeholders especially clearing agents…