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Chinese firm signs contract to build $135m port in Bulgaria

Chinese firm signs contract to build $135m port in Bulgaria

China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) has signed a $135.5 million Bulgaria port project construction contract with Logistic Center Varna EAD to jointly...

FG approves $20m loan for Lagos transport plan

FG approves $20m loan for Lagos transport plan

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the loan of $20 million for Lagos State strategic transportation plan. The sum is part of the total $247 million loan...

How seafarers battle loneliness at sea

How seafarers battle loneliness at sea

Loneliness is a feeling of depression resulting from being alone. It is known for its negative effect on both the physical and mental health of a person, which leads to...

Buhari: Why Nigeria, other developing countries are no longer powerful in OPEC

Buhari asks Ministers to give account of stewardship

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for a comprehensive “status reports on policies, programmes and projects” from ministers on their ministries, departments and...

Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke

$2.1bn Malabu oil deal: Court orders arrest of Adoke, Etete, four others

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has ordered the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, a former Minister of...

India arrests Nigerian footballer with 10g of hard drugs

Nigerian footballer arrested in India with hard drugs

A 40-year Nigerian footballer identified as Ikenna has been arrested by the authorities in India for being in possession of 10 grams of crystal meth and 18 grams of...

Zim Shipping

ZIM joins Maersk’s blockchain shipping platform TradeLens

Israeli shipping company ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has signed on as a member of Maersk and IBM’s blockchain-enabled TradeLens platform. Launched in 2018,...

Four docked for stealing items worth N.7m at Apapa port

Truck driver docked for stealing N180,000 in Apapa

A 37-year-old truck driver, Godswill Orji, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N180,000 from the owner of the truck...

Fake travel agent docked for N265,000 visa fraud

Police arraign man for stealing N20,000 phone in Apapa

The police on Wednesday arraigned Ismaila Afeez (43) before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing one Tecno phone worth N20,000 in Apapa. Afeez is facing...

FG sets up joint patrol to check smuggling, human trafficking

FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays to mark Easter

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, public holidays to mark the 2019 Easter celebration. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of...

Customs siezed-vehicle

Customs seize 113 vehicles worth N1.3bn

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has impounded 113 expensive vehicles with a Duty Paid Value of N1.3 billion illegally...

pirates robbers

Armed pirates attack ship off Nigeria

Armed pirates attacked an anchored product tanker off Nigeria on Monday, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre has said. IMB said four persons...