Friday, 3rd December 2021
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Greg Ogbeifun

26 Sep
Stakeholders in the shipping sector have stressed the need for Nigeria to fully exploit the inherent opportunities to revive its ‘sleeping’ maritime sector.
5 Jul
Edo State Government, at the weekend, met with over 15 host communities and stakeholders to strengthen ties and build stronger relationships ahead of the completion of the Benin River Port.
11 Feb
The memory of the defunct Nigeria National Shipping Line (NNSL), came to focus at a symposium organised in honour of the former Chairman of Ship Owners Association of Nigeria ...
28 Oct 2020
Stakeholders in the maritime industry have expressed displeasure over the yearly $17 billion revenue loss to foreign ship owners due to the inability of the country to lift her cargoes.
10 Jul 2019
Nigerian waters are gradually becoming safer for vessels, as latest report by the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB), reveals a downward trend in the spate of pirate attacks on the nation’s waters. This is coming few weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime Offences Bill. The law is…
27 Dec 2018
The Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) has urged acquisition of more tankers and dry cargo vessels through the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) to create more jobs for youths.
28 Oct 2018
The Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) has expressed worry over the 14 percent importation cost on Nigerian vessels.They said they are unable to compete favourably with foreign ship owners, who pay one percent custom bond on their vessels...
30 May 2018
Concerned operators in the shipping sector have bemoaned the non-inclusion of Nigerian vessels in crude oil lifting after about 60 years of oil production.
13 Dec 2017
Irked by Nigeria’s poor outing at the election into Category C of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council, and failure to disburse the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund ....
15 Nov 2017
For Nigeria to revive the maritime industry and attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), there is urgent need for the Federal Government to review the fiscal policies in the sector.
15 Nov 2017
The Shipowners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) has announced its plans to gather the cream de la crème in the maritime sector at its 2017 End of Year Workshop to discuss pertinent issues that have remained a clog in the wheel of the industry growth.
24 Aug 2017
Scores of Nigerian vessels are currently lying idle and rotting away on the high sea due to a shortage of cargoes or lack of maintenance.


1 day ago
The Court of Appeal, sitting in Ibadan, on Thursday, discharged and acquitted a former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala
1 day ago
Omicron is fueling a steep surge in infections in South Africa but relatively few people are being hospitalised, experts said Thursday, as patients so far reported mild symptoms.
1 day ago
A court in southern Libya on Thursday reinstated Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, as a candidate in next month's presidential election, Libyan media reported.
1 day ago
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has fixed Dec. 15 to rule on the admissibility of the confessional statement of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, who is facing allegations
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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Thursday said he would not impose any governorship aspirant of his choice on the people of Rivers come 2023.