Ships & Ports

Trade falls steeply in first half of 2020

Trade falls steeply in first half of 2020

    The volume of merchandise trade shrank by 3% year on year in the first quarter according to WTO statistics. Initial estimates for the second quarter, when...

Customs seizes 714 jerry cans of vegetable oil in Sokoto

Customs seizes smuggled petrol, others at Seme 

  The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Monday said it seized 54,275 jerry cans of petroleum motor spirit (petrol) being smuggled out of the...

FG reopens Leventis Bridge

What is the impact of the closure of the Marine Bridge in Apapa on port operation?

The partial closure of Marine Bridge in Apapa has caused untold hardship on Apapa commuters being the only entry and access road to the port community. Recall that the...

Drug trafficking: We begged Saudi Arabia not to execute Nigerian woman – Dabiri-Erewa 

300 Nigerians arrive Abuja from Dubai

  A total of 300 Nigerians have been evacuated from Dubai via an Emirates flight to Nnamdi Azikwe international airport in Abuja. The Chairman, Nigerians in...

Carnival cruise ship

Carnival reports $4.4bn loss 

  Carnival Corp reported a record $4.4 billion in quarterly losses on Thursday, as the COVID-19 pandemic crippled the world’s biggest cruise operator and forced...

Inflation rate dips 0.09% in July – NBS

Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 25 month high at 12.4% in May

  Nigeria’s annual inflation rate rose for the ninth consecutive month to 12.4 percent in May from 12.34 percent in April. This represents the highest inflation...

Fashola gives truck drivers 7 days to quit highways 

FG to concession 10 highways 

  The Federal Government has concluded plans to concession 10 major highways in the country. Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola, stated this on Wednesday while...

Inflation Market Lagos

Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 25 month high at 12.4% in May

  Nigeria’s annual inflation rate rose for the ninth consecutive month to 12.4 percent in May from 12.34 percent in April. This represents the highest inflation...

ITF: Enough is enough! Hundreds of seafarers to start leaving ships

ITF: Enough is enough! Hundreds of seafarers to start leaving ships

  Seafarers are going to start enforcing their right to stop working, leave ships and return home with assistance from unions, the International Transport...

Nigerian importers are dubious, says Trade Minister 

Nigerian importers are dubious, says Trade Minister 

  The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, says some importers are using import permits for raw materials to bring in finished goods. He...

FAAN warns against paying to access airport terminal building

COVID-19: Passengers must be at airport 3 hours before flight — FAAN 

  Ahead of the resumption of commercial flights on June 21, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers to arrive at airports at least...

House committee wants FAAN unbundled 

COVID-19: Passengers advised to arrive airports 3 hours before flights

  Ahead of the resumption of commercial flights on June 21, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers to arrive at airports at least...