May 3, 2016

News

Tompolo blames oil firms for pipeline attacks

A former Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), has urged security agencies to investigate activities of oil companies in Niger Delta for the spate of attacks on pipelines and oil facilities in the region. Reacting to ...

Exploration in Chad Basin FG’s top priority – Kachikwu

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Ibe Kachikwu says the commitment of the Federal Government and the NNPC to explore for oil and gas in the inland basins especially Chad Basin and the Benue Trough is ...

Nigeria’s LNG market shifts to Asia, Japan leads

With the discovery of shale gas in the United States, the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) has shifted focus to Asia. Japan as one of its global biggest markets. The Managing Director of NLNG, Babs Omotowa, said when the Nigeria LNG ...

EU approves CMA CGM’s acquisition of NOL

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  • April 29, 2016

French container shipping major CMA CGM announced today that it has received approval from the European Commission for its pending USD 2.4 billion acquisition of Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), Southeast Asia’s largest container shipping ...

Dakuku unveils NIMASA repositioning plan

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  • April 29, 2016

In the bid to make the maritime sector more competitive, Dakuku Peterside, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Wednesday unveiled plans to reposition the agency. Some of the initiatives to be ...

Navy declares ship hijacker wanted

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  • April 29, 2016

Nigerian Navy has declared one Charles Ekpemefumor wanted over the hijack of MT MAXIMUS Ship. In a release signed by Nigerian Navy Director of Information Commodore Christian Ezekobe, it was revealed that one Charles Ekpemefumor aka Charles ...

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Feature

New container weight regulations have safety in mind

  • April 11, 2016

Shipping companies will in future have to adhere to strict international weight verification regulations for containers in an effort to prevent ...

Periscope

Nigeria and the Chinese Trojan Horse

  • April 25, 2016

By Bolaji Akinola China is investing billions of dollars in Africa but Beijing has been accused of exploiting the continent’s vast mineral ...

Layman Views

How can Nigerians be encouraged to patronise Made-in-Nigeria products?

  • April 18, 2016

Market survey has shown that Nigerians still have appetite and patronise foreign products despite the fall of the naira. Lydia Ojarikre went to ...

Interview

Port concession has been a huge success – Abdullahi

  • April 25, 2016

Penultimate week, the Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority, Mallam Habib Abdullahi held an interactive session with select Business ...

Editorial

Unwarranted protest by some dockworkers

  • April 25, 2016

The recent protest by some dockworkers, which led to a near disruption of activities at the ports in Lagos, came as a shock to many. This was so ...