August 2, 2015

News

Customs: We will no longer shut Intercontinental Hotel

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  • August 1, 2015

The management of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that it would no longer shut down the prestigious Intercontinental Hotel located in Victoria Island, Lagos over rice import duty allegedly owed by its parent company, Milan Nigeria ...

Buhari renews Okpo’s appointment as MAN Oron Rector

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday renewed the appointment of Joshua Okpo as the Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) Oron for a second and final term of four years, according to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President ...

VIDEO: Shell icebreaker threads bridge hangers’ barricade

An icebreaking vessel key to Royal Dutch Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic departed Portland, Oregon, late on Thursday, navigating between a narrow gap of environmental activists dangling from a bridge after a two-day human ...

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Feature

Fighting piracy by promoting maritime security

  • July 27, 2015

In recent years, the international community has successfully come together to address the threat of criminal gangs operating from ...

Periscope

The Jonathan we didn’t know

  • April 13, 2015

Alexandra Gillies, a specialist on natural resource governance and transparency, aptly captured the mood of her Nigerians in her recent post. ...

Renascent Africa

The slippery business of crudeoil theft

  • July 27, 2015

This July, scandals seem to be climbing on top of each other in the oil industry like people trying to make a human pyramid. The amount of money ...

Interview

ANLCA controls more than 75% of freight forwarders – Elochukwu

  • July 27, 2015

Chief Ernest Elochukwu is a pioneer member of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) Governing Council and ...

Editorial

Quelling the growing threat of sea piracy in the Niger Delta

  • July 27, 2015

Since Nigeria is an oil dependent economy, it goes without saying that the nation should watch and tend the goose that lays the golden eggs – and ...