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27 Jan 2015
THE Western Ports Command of the Nigerian Police has challenged maritime stakeholders to support the police and other security agencies with relevant intelligence gathering. Speaking in Lagos during a one-day programme put together for port police officers, the Commissioner in-charge of the command, Mrs Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison, said said security has been beefed-up at strategic locations leading…
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20 Jan 2015
Apapa expansion gulps $330m in nine years THE management of APM Terminals has placed order for 16 new advanced Rubber-Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs) as part of ongoing expansion scheme in Apapa, Nigeria and Algeciras, Spain. According to the company, the new 16-wheeled RTGs, to be manufactured by Konecranes, will offer a lifting capacity of 41…
20 Jan 2015
SHIP efficiency remains just as relevant and important in a bearish oil market as it does when ship owners have to pay over $600 for a tonne of Heavy Fuel Oil. The Chief Financial Officer of Ecoships, Hakan Ozcan, said : “With crude oil prices at their lowest since April 2009, the temptation is to…
20 Jan 2015
THE Planning Committee of the 2015 Nigerian Maritime Expo (NIMAREX) said at the weekend that the event would focus on trade promotion and on issues that would impact on industry operators. Its Chairman, Ayorinde Adedoyin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said though the event might…
30 Sep 2009
THE Nigerian government has called on the Nigerian shipping community to ensure a reduction of emission from ship, saying the entire world was facing severe threats orchestrated by climatic change.
30 Sep 2009
THREE months after the Federal Government's amnesty package was introduced to stem hostility and kidnapping in the Niger Delta region, another episode of restiveness capable of truncating the prevailing normalcy in the oil-rich area may be brewing.
30 Sep 2009
NIGERIAN ship owners have condemned in strong terms the move by the Federal Government to float a National Shipping Line, about 15 years after the defunct national carrier, the Nigerian National Shipping Line (NNSL) was liquidated.

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, adjourned the hearing on the suit filed by the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) seeking a referendum to determine the fate of Biafra and other self-determination agitations to March 30, 2023.
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Northern leaders have asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emeifele, to extend the deadline of the expiration of the old naira notes as legal tender in the country, following the hardship Nigerians have been subjected to, in getting the new notes to transact businesses and meeting domestic economic needs.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again, extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) nationwide by one week.
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The Head of Chambers/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alabukun Law Chambers, Dr. Yemisi Solanke Koya, has decried foreign airlines requiring payments for air tickets purchased in Nigeria in foreign currency.
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As Nigerians grapple with the difficulties occasioned by the artificial scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and its arbitrary pricing across the country, energy experts yesterday insisted on the need for the Federal Government to remove subsidies being paid on the product.