September 18, 2014

The Apapa traffic gridlock took a menacing turn yesterday as it extended all the way from Wharf to Ijora and Eko bridge in Lagos. Many workers could not get to their offices in Apapa yesterday as the gridlock hampered movements and paralysed commercial activities in and around the port city.

Latest News

NPA launches electronic platform to check ships delay

The desire to drive the wheel of progress with greater speed at the ports has led to the introduction of the electronic Ships Entry Notice (e- SEN), says Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Mallam Habib Abdulahi. Speaking at the launch ...

Customs seize 2,000 bags of rice, 40 vehicles

The Nigeria Customs Service, Oyo/Osun Area Command says some smugglers who came in to the country through an illegal route in Agbaja, off Igbeti area of Olorunsogo Local Government in Oyo State, have been arrested with 2000 bags of rice. The ...

Survivors of Lagos boat mishap blame it on speeding

Two survivors of the boat mishap that occurred on Saturday evening within the Ikorodu waterways on Tuesday in Lagos told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident was due to speeding. A survivor, Miss Christiana Audu, 27,  a teacher at ...

Oil workers vow to continue strike

Striking oil workers yesterday vowed that there was no going back on their action until unresolved issues of the management of their pension were addressed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This is contained in a statement ...

Feature

Digital pirates and the growing threat of cyber-attacks to shipping

  • September 8, 2014

In a world where young men are willing to pounce on VLCCs using only guts, wooden boats and rusty Kalashnikovs, the threat to shipping and ...

Periscope

Proudly Nigerian

  • September 1, 2014

I am beginning to think that our country is not at a dead end after all. I have always been a die-hard optiminst and I know that Nigeria will be ...

Interview

‘Govt is incapacitating Nigerian Shippers’ Council’

  • September 15, 2014

The President of Shippers Association, Lagos State (SALS) Rev. Jonathan Nicole, in this interview with our correspondent, Babalola Yusuf, ...

Editorial

Of the many things plaguing our water fronts

  • September 15, 2014

It is certainly taking long for people within this clime to appreciate the importance of having a clean coastal area and sustaining the act. ...

Foreign News

Cargolux to raise Africa rates due to cost of Ebola measures

  • September 18, 2014

Cargolux is planning to lift rates to Africa to offset the cost of implementing safety measures to combat the Ebola virus. The Luxembourg cargo ...