August 2, 2014

Mrs. Alero Jadesimi (middle), being assisted by her children during the cutting of her 70th birthday cake in Lagos, Wednesday; from right, Managing Director of LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi; Ladi Jadesimi; Jide Jadesimi and their father, Ladipupo Jadesimi.

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Fishermen discover missing person’s corpse in Choba river

The people of Choba community in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, were stunned on Wednesday as the corpse of a resident earlier declared missing was discovered in Choba River by some fishermen. The corpse of Mr. Chinenye Eke, ...

Navy arrests 11 Indians, five others for oil theft

The Nigerian Navy has apprehended 11 Indian nationals, three Ghanaians and two Nigerians in connection with oil theft in Bayelsa State. The 15 suspects were allegedly arrested by the operatives of the Forward Operating Base of the Central Naval ...

Britain pledges support for Nigeria’s maritime security

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr Andrew Pocock, on Wednesday said his government was ready to support Nigeria in providing security in the Gulf of Guinea. Pocock made this known in Lagos at a news conference on board ‘HMS IRON ...

FG commends WISTA Nigeria for giant strides in 20 years

The Federal Government has hailed the Women International Shipping and Trading Association of Nigeria (WISTA) Nigeria for the giant strides it has taken since it was established in the country 20 years ago. WISTA, Nigeria is an arm of WISTA, ...

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 ...