Category: News

NLNG seamen cry foul over forced resignation

No fewer than 100 of the 300 Seafarers and ratings employed on contract by Gulf Manning Services Nigeria Limited: a subsidiary of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) in 2005,...

Govt refutes import ban on frozen fish

The Federal Government on Wednesday debunked allegations that it had banned the importation of frozen fish into the country, describing such claims as false. The...

ANLCA to protect members from extortion using pictures

It may no longer be business as usual for officials of government agencies who partake in physical examination of containers at the nation’s ports as the Association...

Two million commuters travel by water monthly in Lagos – LASWA boss

The number of people who travelled on Lagos waterways rose from 1.8 million monthly in 2012 to two million in 2013. The Managing Director of Lagos State Waterways...

12 killed as fuel tanker explodes in Apapa

No fewer than twelve people died last night when a petrol tanker conveying 33,000 litres of premium motor spirit, PMS, somersaulted and exploded around Berger Suya,...

Clearing agents raise alarm over PAAR

Some clearing agents operating at the nation’s seaports have expressed concern over delays in the issuance of the Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) by the Nigeria...

Rice dealers appeal for deadline extension

Rice dealers on Tuesday appealed to the federal government to extend the deadline for the proposed ban on the importation of rice from 2015 to 2019. The dealers, who...

ANLCA BoT election holds Feb. 13

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has scheduled its Board of Trustees (BoT) election to hold on February 13, 2014, according to a timetable...

NAGAFF Election: Ekweozor set to vie for Tin Can chairmanship, flags off campaign

Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Tin Can Island Port Chapter of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Chief Azubike Ekweozor,...

NSCDC arrests politician, 2 others for oil theft in A/Ibom

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said yesterday that it arrested a politician and two other suspects in connection with alleged oil theft in Akwa...

House Speaker, Tambuwal alleges misappropriation of Cabotage fund

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, on Monday in Abuja decried the alleged misappropriation of the Cabotage Vessel Financing  Fund...

Workers threaten to shut Calabar, Onne, Warri Ports over alleged poor pay

Port workers have threatened to shut down Calabar, Onne and Warri Ports, over alleged poor wages and condition of service by Modern Stevedoring Company Limited. The...