Ships & Ports

MARITIME CUP: 4 Quarter final matches ignite Sportscity tomorrow

The excitement of the ongoing 5th Ships & Ports Maritime Cup Competition knows no let, as four quarter final matches are played tomorrow at the National Stadium,...

2013: FG sets N1.4trn target for Customs

The Federal Government has set the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) the onerous task of collecting the sum of N1.4 trillion as revenue for 2013 fiscal year. This is even as...

FIRS defends TIN

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said that any importer that does not have a Tax Identification Number (TIN) number whether regular or occasional is...

Bonny Gas Transport signs $895m order for 4 new LNG carriers

South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries said last Thursday that it won a 1 trillion won ($895 million) order to build four liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels from...

EASTERN RAIL LINE: Minister assures on completing rehabilitation this year

The Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar has once again stated that the rehabilitation of the Eastern corridor from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri will be completed by...

ANLCA boss, Shittu labels Tin-Can ‘most unfriendly Customs Command’

National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Prince Olayiwola Shittu, has described the Tin-Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria...

APMT, Micura, Navy, Shippers’Council, ENL, Customs sail into quarter finals

Six teams, as at Friday evening, emerged as quarter finalists of the ongoing 5thShips & Ports Maritime Cup Competition. Defending champions, Nigeria Customs Service...

NPA moves against terror threats, orders 3 patrol vessels

NPA moves against terror threats, orders 3 patrol vessels • FEC Approves 25-yr Ports Master plan In apparent response to the onerous security challenges that assail...

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...

TERRORISM SCARE: NPA Security, Ports Police close ranks to secure ports

Undoubtedly, a strong desire to adequately secure Nigerian ports – the famed “gateway to the nation’s economy” – in the face of prevailing...

Nigeria’s import bill drops 43%

Nigeria’s import bill experienced a 43 per cent drop to $35.4 billion in the last one year, according to Renaissance Capital (RenCap). The investment and finance firm...

FG POLICY: Rice hits N10,000 per bag

The potent combination of 10 per cent import duty and 100 per cent levy on imported rice by the Federal Government has sent the prices of various brands of these staple...