January 31, 2015

News

EFCC impounds Labinjo’s vehicles

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  • January 30, 2015

A 2015 Infinity SUV and a Toyota Prado were two of the three luxury cars towed away from the Apapa office of Capt. Niyi Labinjo, the embattled President of Nigerian Shipowners’ Association (NISA) on Wednesday by operatives of the Economic ...

Pirate attacks in GoG declined in 2014 – Dryad Maritime

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  • January 30, 2015

Although piracy incidents in the Gulf of Guinea declined year-on-year by 18% in 2014, kidnapping of senior crew members increased by 75% over the previous year, according to a report by maritime security firm Dryad Maritime. Dryad noted that ...

Jonathan must flag off Ogidigben EPZ project Feb 4 – Group

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  • January 30, 2015

As reactions continue to trail the recent visit by President Goodluck Jonathan to the Itsekiri nation in Warri, Delta State, the Warri Interest Group (WIG) has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to perform the groundbreaking of the controversial ...

NPA counsels dockworkers on protective gear

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  • January 30, 2015

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has advised dockworkers to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during operations to ensure safety. Port Manager of Lagos Port Complex (LPC), Apapa, Mallam Nasir Anas Mohammed gave the advice in an ...

NDLEA busts smugglers’ hideout, nabs fake customs officer

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  • January 30, 2015

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has busted a hotel allegedly used as a hideout by suspected drug barons in Lagos State. The NDLEA said two suspected barons – Chidubem Aguezeala and Stanley Odidiazor – used the base ...

FG will address Oshodi-Apapa Road gridlock – FERMA

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  • January 30, 2015

The Federal Government is committed to addressing the gridlock on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos. The Managing Director of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, Gabriel Amuchi, who stated this in an interview with journalists in Abuja ...

ITF: Seafarers aboard FOC ship neither fed nor paid

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  • January 30, 2015

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) voiced concerns about the welfare of 21 Filipino seafarers aboard a flag-of-convenience bulk carrier berthed at Port Kembla in Australia. Namely, inspections found that the stores ...

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Feature

Rotterdam’s Ship Pilots Drop in from the Chopper

  • January 26, 2015

It’s probably safe to say that Rotterdam ship pilot Marijn van Hoorn is not afraid of heights.  Not only does he get to pilot the vast ...

Periscope

My Man of the Year

  • January 26, 2015

Imagine if in his New Year address on January 1, President Jonathan had started by announcing an increase in taxes. “Fellow Nigerians, we ...

Interview

‘ANLCA chapter chairmen enjoy a lot of goodies from Customs’

  • January 26, 2015

Dr. Frank Ukor was a national officer of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) until he quit the association under ...

Editorial

Reckless driving

  • January 26, 2015

Reckless driving is often defined as a mental state in which the driver displays a wanton disregard for the rules of the road. A reckless driver ...