Ships & Ports

ANLCA POLLS: Shittu denies sponsoring candidates

National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Prince Olayiwola Shittu, has refuted allegations that he is sponsoring certain...

PORTS ACCESS ROADS: 3 Ministers storm Lagos for tour

The Ministers of Finance, Transport and Works, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Senator Idris Umar, and Architect Mike Onolememen, respectively, yesterday jointly stormed Lagos...

LCCI faults FG over rice mills importation plan

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has said recent report that the Federal Government would import 100 rice mills from China for distribution to states...

MARITIME SECURITY: NPA commends Navy

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reiterated its confidence in the Nigerian Navy (NN) for playing a significant role in stamping out the menace of...

Piracy hits five-year low, says IMB

Piracy is at its lowest level for five years, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). A total of 297 ships were attacked in 2012, compared with 439 in...

2012: Customs generates N850bn

2012: Customs generates N850bn … Loses over N30bn to waivers The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) collected a total of N850, 876,698,974.19 as revenue generated from...

Mr. Leke Olugbenga Oyewole

Maritime sector generates the most money in this country’ Senior Special Assistant to the President on Maritime Services, Mr. Leke Olugbenga Oyewole, has a hands-on...

Airlines groan over delay in President’s directive on import duty waiver

Three months after President Goodluck Jonathan directed the removal of import duty on aircraft and spare parts, airlines are still groaning over the failure of the...

TANK FARM BLAST: DPR official accuses MRS security of assault

An official of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) claims security operatives of MRS Oil and Gas Company allegedly attacked and severely manhandled him for...

Navy nabs, hands fake officer to Police

Navy nabs, hands fake officer to Police … 23 suspected ‘oil thieves’ to EFCC A 31-year-old, who allegedly gave his name as Hassan Idareh, falsely...

FG sacks Immigration boss, Uzoma

President Goodluck Jonathan has relieved Mrs. Rosemary Chinyere Uzoma of her duties as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and has appointed...

Govt approves new MD for NEPZA

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwagbemiga Olatunde Kuye as the Managing Director of the Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority...