29 Apr 2020
“The imported rice was poisonous because before coming into the country, it must have spent a minimum of five years in the silos.
27 Mar 2020
There are growing concerns that traders who have cargoes in the seaports may be incurring huge demurrage, as their business remained shut to avoid the spread of novel coronavirus.
18 Mar 2020
There are indications that vessel congestions will worsen at the Lagos seaports, as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) placed ban on the usage of barges to convey containers in and out of the ports.
29 Jan 2020
Worried that Nigeria operates the costliest seaport in the West African region, occasioned by duplicity of functions, Minister of State Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, has unveil plans to overhaul operations at the ports.
27 Dec 2019
The Federal Government has been urged to urgently direct vessels on the Lagos, Port Harcourt, Onne anchorages to other seaports, to avoid looming congestion.
11 Dec 2019
Stakeholders in the maritime sector have called for Federal Government’s intervention to make the seaports situated in the Eastern parts of Nigeria to be more attractive for port users.
10 Dec 2019
Freight forwarders have issued a threat to down tool in the next 21 days, if the Federal Government failed to resolve the bottlenecks associated with accessing the seaports.
4 Dec 2019
For the fourth time, Nigeria has failed to clinch the coveted Category ‘C’ seat on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council.
13 Nov 2019
Stakeholders in the economy have listed critical conditions that the Federal Government must meet for Nigeria to enjoy the full benefits of the border closure.
22 Aug 2019
The closure of Nigeria’s land borders to check banditry, terrorism, smuggling, proliferation of small arms and light weapons and related criminal activities may have begun...
22 Mar 2019
Clearing agents operating in Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos have threatened to ground the facilities over alleged multiple checkpoints.
13 Mar 2019
Barring any urgent intervention to tackle numerous challenges bedeviling Nigerian seaports, the country may lose over 40% of its cargoes before the end of the year.