May 27, 2015

News

Lingering fuel scarcity threatens port operation

The lingering fuel crisis in the country may hamper port operation, says the Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN). In a press statement it issued yesterday, STAON stated that, “the ports and terminals are driven by ...

Associations disown SGF letter on CRFFN

A body called the Concerned Accredited Freight Forwarding Association (CAFFA) has described the letter from the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) to the factional Deputy President of National Council of Managing Director of ...

Apapa gridlock may return as NUPENG resume fuel distribution

Stakeholders in the petroleum sector, at a public hearing organised by the Joint Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream and Downstream), yesterday resolved to mobilise their members for the immediate distribution of fuel across the ...

LCCI calls for deregulation of oil and gas sector

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Sunday called on the incoming administration at the federal level to deregulate the oil and gas downstream sector. This was contained in a statement issued and signed in Lagos by the President ...

Navy to mark 59th anniversary with sea trip

The Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Monday said it would mark its 59th anniversary with a sea trip and public access to its ships. This is contained in a press release signed by the Command’s spokesperson, Lt. Com. ...

No plans to reduce number of operating licenses- Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service has allayed the fears of clearing agents over speculations making the rounds that the Service is planning to reduce the number of operating licenses it issues. Some clearing agents had recently raised an alarm that ...

Libya airstrike sets oil tanker ablaze

Warplanes from Libya’s official government attacked an oil tanker afloat near the city of Sirte on Sunday, wounding two people and setting the ship on fire, officials said. It was the third confirmed strike by the internationally ...

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Feature

It’s good to talk

  • May 25, 2015

The need for greater carrier and terminal dialogue has become a modern day mantra for successful port operations. Repeat it enough times and ...

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. ...

spyglass

4 Days to go

  • May 25, 2015

Let me begin this edition of my column by hailing my fellow editor FemiAdesina of the Daily Sun for his new appointment as an aide to incoming ...

Interview

Jadesimi: LADOL can not relocate to Bayelsa

  • May 25, 2015

Dr. Amy Jadesimi is the Managing Director, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL). In this interview, she decries the letters from Nigerian Ports ...

Editorial

A stitch in time

  • May 25, 2015

This week we received with dismay a report about scams targeting the global oil and gas sector that were traced to Nigeria. The report, written ...