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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…

661 Rifles: Two suspects now plead guilty

Two of the five suspects on the importation of 661 pump-action rifles seized about eight months ago who pleaded not guilty when the case came up in June have…

Pirates kill two in Bayelsa

Pirates kill two in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be pirates Monday killed two crew members in Bayelsa state. The pirates had attacked a passenger ship at Brass waterways during which they killed the two passengers…

False declaration threatens trade in Nigeria—Nigeria Customs

False declaration threatens trade in Nigeria—Nigeria Customs

The recent discoveries of arms in the Tin-Can Island Port, Lagos, falsely declared at the different times as building materials have further posed threats to processes of smooth trade…

NIMASA advocates concerted efforts to check climate change menace

NIMASA advocates concerted efforts to check climate change menace

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed the need for collaborative efforts to tackle the scourge of climate change. Dr. Dakuku…

NPA concerned  about port access road rehabilitation

NPA concerned about port access road rehabilitation

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed concern and given assurances on its commitment to ensuring the rehabilitation of the port access roads in sustaining the ease of doing business…

Two sailors die after evacuation from Bulker

Two sailors die after evacuation from Bulker

Two seafarers died after they were evacuated from bulk carrier Agios Fanourios off the coast of Transkei, South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said. NSRI East London received…

Customs to subject all containers arriving Nigerian Ports to 100% examination

Customs to subject all containers arriving Nigerian Ports to 100% examination

… Confirms 2671 assault rifles so far intercepted in 2017 Henceforth, all containers arriving through the nation’s seaports will be subjected to 100 per cent physical examination by the Nigeria…

Five abducted from merchant vessel in Nigeria

Five abducted from merchant vessel in Nigeria

Five persons have been abducted from a merchant vessel in the vicinity of Parrot Island, Calabar, Nigeria, the UK-based security brokerage Asket said. The incident occurred in the evening…

Africa is the next maritime investment haven, says DG NIMASA

Africa is the next maritime investment haven, says DG NIMASA

…Charges African Countries to Develop Maritime Infrastructure The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that with the potentials of the…