Okowa denies involvement in Amaechi’s judicial scandal
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has vehemently denied having a hand in the ongoing judicial scandal against Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.
Suspend ministers accused of corruption, PDP tells Buhari
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to emulate the judiciary by asking ministers accused of corruption to step aside for proper investigation.
An all too familiar story was reported in the Nigerian papers last week. In 2012, the then Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi, acquired 2,000 hectares of land in Ogoni land to setup a banana plantation.
Improving gateways’ efficiency for trade facilitation
According to the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the cost of trading goods remains a significant hurdle with the import and export times’ reduction of 25 per cent and 65 per cent respectively since 2013.
Government to reduce number of agencies at ports
Worried about the loss of business to neighbouring countries arising from low competitiveness, indications emerged at the weekend that the Federal Government ...
Government to begin restriction of access to seaports, airports in 2017
The Federal Government has directed that from January 1, 2017, nobody will be allowed access into the seaports and airports without a security gate pass.
Amaechi seeks better reportage of maritime industry
The minister, in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday by the president, African Maritime Journalists Association (AMJA), Mr. Sesan Onileimo, commended the quality of reportage the industry enjoyed.
34 vessels expected at Lagos ports, six others waiting to berth
About 34 vessels are expected to arrive at the Lagos pilotage district with various cargoes, including petroleum products, wheat, sugar, coal and steel among others.