September 25, 2016

News

SON to shut illegal entry points over fake imports

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  • September 24, 2016

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, said it will shut all illegal borders and unapproved entry points throughout the country. It also resolved to find a permanent solution to the influx of substandard products into the country. ...

Niger Delta militants bomb Bonny crude export line

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  • September 24, 2016

  Militants belonging to the Niger Delta Avengers on Saturday said they carried out another attack in the Niger Delta after halting hostilities in August for talks with the government. The militants, who said they attacked the Bonny crude ...

Tompolo’s late father, Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo laid to rest

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  • September 23, 2016

The Ekpemupolo family of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West local government area of Delta state on Thursday, September 23, began the burial ceremony of their late father, Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo. The burial began with the gates of ...

Buhari says treasury looters sponsoring Niger Delta militants

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  • September 23, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that past looters of the treasury are behind the resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta region. According to him, “Those who stole Nigeria dry are not happy. They recruited the militants against us ...

Families of Epe boat mishap victim get N3.5m compensation

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  • September 23, 2016

  Families and relatives of the seven dead victims of a boat mishap that occurred in Epe area of Lagos State during the March 2015 general elections were compensated with N500,000 each by the management of ABSAM Memorial Foundation. ABSAM ...

Murray-Bruce backs FG’s plan to concession airports

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  • September 23, 2016

Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce, Chairman, Senate Committee on Privatisation, on Friday, backed the plan of the Federal Government to concession the four major airports in the country. Murray-Bruce also said his committee was prepared to facilitate ...

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Periscope

Making Nigeria regional hub: Task before NPA

  • September 19, 2016

By AbdulkadirNuhu Over the years, there has been the agitation for which country is best suitable for the onerous responsibility of serving as ...

Layman Views

What do you know about the maritime industry?

  • September 19, 2016

Nigeria as an oil producing and exporting country partakes in international trade. The maritime industry plays a major role in this and most of ...

Feature

Nigerian shipping fleet as viable economic diversification option

  • September 19, 2016

By Samson Echenim As the federal government mulls possible options to reposition the economy, analysts have suggested that the government should ...

Interview

Vehicle imports into Nigeria has gone down by 60%  – PTML Boss

  • September 19, 2016

Despite the harsh reality of current operational environment, Nigeria’s biggest RoRo port operator, PTML is navigating the odds. In this ...

Editorial

Maritime as alternative source of revenue to oil

  • September 19, 2016

Nigeria’s new found ‘economic lingo’ though not new is actually drawing comments from the average citizen, including the uninitiated. You hear ...