July 23, 2014

L-R: Head, Maritime Safety, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Engr. Vincent Udoye; Secretary-General, Abuja MOU on Port State Control, Mrs. Mfon Usoro and Executive Director, Maritime Safety and Seafarers Standards, Capt. Ezekiel Bala Agaba, who represented the agency's Director General at a national workshop on Flag State Implementation and Port State Control organized by NIMASA in collaboration with the IMO in Lagos recently.

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One dead as Customs, car dealers clash in Ilorin

One person has been confirmed dead, and another injured following a clash between officials of the Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) and car dealers at the Saw Mill area of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital yesterday. While a source said two people ...

ECOWAS common tariff commences Jan 2015

Common External Tariff for Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) countries is expected to debut January 2015 as the much awaited common currency for the region has been shifted to 2020. Coordinating Minister for the Economy and ...

NIWA holds confab for inland waterways transportation code

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is not resting on its oars as it strives towards ensuring that the nation’s waterways are safe for commuters and operators. To this effect, NIWA is organizing a two-day national conference, ...

Fashola: Corruption, NNPC’s negligence fuel Apapa gridlock

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola has identified large scale corruption among government agencies at the port, poor maintenance of road infrastructure by the federal government and negligence by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

Feature

The United States Coast Guard

  • July 21, 2014

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country’s seven uniformed services. The ...

Periscope

Celebrating Sarumi at 70

  • July 21, 2014

The rise of public administration and the discovery of petroleum and natural gas are two major events seen to have led to a litany of ignoble ...

Interview

‘No marshalling yard, no solution to Apapa gridlock’

  • July 21, 2014

Chief Remi Ogungbemi, President of the Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) is a passionate advocate for the rights and well being of ...

Editorial

Getting used to tough situations?

  • July 21, 2014

As the traffic situation around Apapa continues to be of great concern to economic activities, it becomes needful to take a critical look at some ...

Foreign News

Smuggled iguanas returned to Bahamas

  • July 15, 2014

Twelve critically endangered iguanas seized from smugglers by UK Border Force officers at London’s Heathrow Airport have been returned home ...