December 21, 2014

News

Nigeria’s oil workers suspend strike

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  • December 19, 2014

Following the intervention of the Federal Government through the Supervising Minister of Labour & Productivity, Alh. Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, and after a protracted meeting which lasted for 13 hours (5pm to 6am this morning) NUPENG and ...

Fake clearing agent in court over alleged N1.3m fraud

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  • December 19, 2014

 A businessman, Ismail Adebayo, who allegedly defrauded a man of N1.3 million was on Friday arraigned before an Oshodi Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Adebayo, 34, who resides at No. 65, Alimosho Road, Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos is being tried for ...

Indian shipbreaking workers in dire conditions

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  • December 19, 2014

The working and living conditions at the shipbreaking yards of Alang, India, remain alarmingly poor, argues a new study published in Indian Social Science journal, the Economic & Political Weekly. The research was commissioned and financed ...

Chief engineer found Guilty of using ”magic hose”

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  • December 19, 2014

The chief engineer from the 2000-built, 75,600 dwt bulk carrier M/V Trident Navigator was convicted by a federal jury in New Orleans after a week-long trial, of knowingly falsifying the vessel’s oil record book in violation of the Act to Prevent ...

OW Bunker manager arrested in Denmark

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  • December 19, 2014

Former global manager of the bankrupt marine fuel supplier OW Bunker, Lars Bohn has been arrested in Denmark. Danish newspaper Borsen quoted the prosecutor’s office as saying on Thursday that Bohn is wanted in Italy where he is suspected of ...

Two lay claim to NAGAFF PTML chapter chairman seat

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  • December 19, 2014

Goodluck Onuaji and George Okafor, both members of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) are laying claim to the seat of chairman, PTML chapter of the association. Onuaji is the elected chairman of the ...

Ex-militants protest non-payment of allowances in Bayelsa

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  • December 19, 2014

Hundreds of ex-militant leaders and their foot soldiers yesterday took to the streets of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State in protest against non-payment of their two months allowances. They barricaded the entrance to the Federal Government-owned Nigerian ...

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Feature

Ebola Turns Up the Heat on West Africa Trade

  • December 15, 2014

West Africa trade continues to acutely feel the pressure of the Ebola outbreak with export trade estimated to be down by as much as 30% since the ...

Periscope

Olusegun Obasanjo: A master of deception

  • December 15, 2014

The shipping sector is inadvertently shaped by events in the larger Nigerian society. This is why I have taken the liberty to sometimes ‘deviate’ ...

Interview

I have seen it all in ANLCA

  • December 15, 2014

Aare Sanni Shittu is a former President and the current Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents ...

Editorial

ICT and the fight against corruption

  • December 15, 2014

Information Technology is the use of computers and computer software to convert, store, process, transmit and retrieve information. In every ...

Foreign News

Lack of evidence frees suspected pirates in Seychelles

  • December 19, 2014

The small island nation of Seychelles has acquitted three previously convicted Somali pirates and has ordered their repatriation, marking the ...