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Transportation Minister seeks immediate implementation of report by National Carrier Committee

Transportation Minister seeks immediate implementation of report by National Carrier Committee

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has directed that the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council, Mr Hassan Bello begins immediate implementation of the report of the committee…

Nigerian Navy arrests owner of pirate mother ship

Nigerian Navy arrests owner of pirate mother ship

(WMN)The Nigerian Navy announced Friday that it has arrested the owner and the charterer of the mother ship used in the attack on the tanker Maximus off Ivory Coast…

Hydrography is key to well-managed seas, safe shipping- Omotoso

Hydrography is key to well-managed seas, safe shipping- Omotoso

Olumide Omotoso has vast experience working as a hydrographer with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). First in this series, he talks on the importance of hydrography in safe navigation, as…

Marine Customs foils N380m marijuana smuggling attempts along Badagry creeks

Marine Customs foils N380m marijuana smuggling attempts along Badagry creeks

The anti-smuggling operations by the Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command, have largely been success against activities of smugglers moving their wares, particularly marijuana, along the Badagry creeks in…

Proposed payment automation to check revenue leakages, improve efficiency- NIMASA

Proposed payment automation to check revenue leakages, improve efficiency- NIMASA

To eliminate revenue leakages and achieve greater efficiency, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has set to automate its payment collection processes, in line with its restructuring programme…

Ilaro Paramount Ruler tasks Federal Government on development of border communities

Ilaro Paramount Ruler tasks Federal Government on development of border communities

The Paramount Ruler of Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle, the Ashade Agunloye 4 of Yewa Land, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to pay attention to, and develop border…

Class Society gears up for Subchapter M

Class Society gears up for Subchapter M

(MarEx)After almost 12 years since the US Congress first recommended that the towing industry improve safety, the final Subchapter M rule has been released. It will be formally published…

Customs seeks end to clashes between operatives and Ilaro border communities

Customs seeks end to clashes between operatives and Ilaro border communities

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday sought an end to the frequent clashes between its operatives in the course of duty, and members of its host communities in Ilaro, Ogun…

Shippers Association faults import policies over diversion of 70% cargo  from Nigeria

Shippers Association faults import policies over diversion of 70% cargo from Nigeria

The Shippers Association of Lagos State has blamed the diversion of over 70 per cent of cargo from Nigeria on import policies that have not favoured trade, President of the…

For The Records:  Some key nuggets of economic policy as Nigeria struggles to survive recession

For The Records: Some key nuggets of economic policy as Nigeria struggles to survive recession

By Olisa Agbakoba– I applaud the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria concerning the potentially transformational statement on the Foreign Exchange Policy. The impact of a single foreign…