August 28, 2016

News

Soldiers kill 5; arrest 23 militants in Rivers

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  • August 27, 2016

  The 133 Special Forces Battalion of Nigerian Army troops have carried out a precursor operation to Exercise CROCODILE SMILE aimed at getting rid of all forms of criminal activities in the Niger Delta geo-political region of Nigeria. In ...

At last, MEND accepts Clark’s leadership of dialogue team

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  • August 26, 2016

  The Movement for Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) on Friday accepted that former Federal Commissioner for Information, Edwin Clark, ‎should head the pan Niger Delta group that will dialogue with the Federal Government. The group, ...

Angry youths demand probe of Amnesty Office

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  • August 26, 2016

  Angry youths from Niger Delta have sent a petition to the Senate President, Olusola Saraki, demanding an open audit of the Amnesty Office under the leadership of Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd). The youth, in the petition issued under the ...

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Periscope

Deep seaports everywhere, but which of them will be viable? 

  • August 22, 2016

By Bolaji Akinola   It appears some state governors are trying to outdo each other in the establishment of so-called deep seaports in their ...

Layman Views

How can Nigeria earn more money from export?

  • August 22, 2016

Due to the economic recession and low revenue from importation, the government has decided to diversify into the non-oil sector as a way to boost ...

Feature

West Africa – the global rice trade and its challenges for marine cargo underwriters

  • August 22, 2016

By Caroline Paul The West African region depends on international imports for some 40% of its rice supply (approximately 5 million tons of rice, ...

Interview

Wista teaches you to stand up to men

  • August 22, 2016

Mrs Mary Hamman is the President of Women International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) in Nigeria. She works in the Shipping ...

Editorial

Why the government must pay more attention to the ports

  • August 22, 2016

A lot has been written about the Nigeria maritime industry with its vast potentials that would make the Western nations go green with envy. It ...