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KILLED BY A PADDLE 3
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KILLED BY A PADDLE 3

Continued from last week In 1961, the Nigerian government acquired the 49 per cent shares held by Elder Dempster and Palm Line. There was no rational justification for the acquisition. […]

KILLED BY A PADDLE 2
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KILLED BY A PADDLE 2

Continued from last week On Ships Nostalgia Forum, I stumbled on an interesting post by one Derek who claimed to have worked on Oduduwa which he erroneously referred to as […]

KILLED BY A PADDLE 1
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KILLED BY A PADDLE 1

The story of the defunct Nigerian National Shipping Line (NNSL) is a fitting narrative of the topsy-turvy state of affairs of the nation’s shipping sector. The total mess in NNSL […]

If Jonathan had turned up
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If Jonathan had turned up

Could President Goodluck Jonathan, in spite of the much-touted Transformation Agenda of his administration, after all be paying mere lip service towards the growth and development of the Nigerian maritime […]

Welcoming Mr. Thief Catcher
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Welcoming Mr. Thief Catcher

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Patrick Akpobolokemi, was a very happy man on Thursday 31st January, 2013 during the inauguration of the Board […]

A needless waste of life
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A needless waste of life

“If you appreciate the value of life, you don’t joke about death.” -Anonymous I read with deep concern the death of two personnel of the Nigeria Customs Service attached to […]