Ships & Ports

Faulty boats: LASWA gives operators two weeks ultimatum

Lagos to inspect all boats on its waters in December 

  The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says all boats operating on the state’s waterways are due for inspection in December. The General Manager of the...

High court

Court stops NAFDAC, others from releasing banned methyl bromide

  A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday restrained the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and eight others from deploying for...

Buhari signs oil contract amendment law in London 

What do you about President Buhari signing a Nigerian Law in the UK?

I will say it is wrong because I do not think a President should sign any document meant for his country in another country. I heard people saying President Buhari can...

Shipowners laud NPA for abolishing safe anchorage 

Do you support the cancellation of so-called Secured Anchorage Area by NPA?

  The Nigerian Navy, NIMASA and Marine Police have the statutory responsibility of ensuring safe and secure Nigeria territorial waters. I am aware that the Nigeria...

NPA writes lawmakers, insists on Lagos safe anchorage cancellation

  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has written a letter to the National Assembly kicking against the creation of the Lagos Secured Anchorage Area (SAA) and...

Substandard tugboats, barges on waterways worry NIWA

Substandard tugboats, barges on waterways worry NIWA

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has decried the use of substandard tugboats and barges during cargo evacuation by barge operators from the Apapa...

Stakeholders differ on Buhari's rejection of maritime varsity bill

Buhari approves paperless cargo clearance 

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has obtained the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari to begin electronic clearing imported and exported goods. The...

Hameed Ali

Ali: Land borders must remain closed for long 

  The Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali said on Thursday that Nigeria’s land borders will remain shut for a long time, despite the...

Rotimi Amaechi

Amaechi: If I were not from South-South, I’d have stopped Warri port dredging 

  The Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has hit out at youths in the Niger Delta region for not supporting government projects, saying...

Nigeria, Benin, Niger set up joint border patrol  

Nigeria, Benin, Niger set up joint border patrol  

  Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger, have established a joint border patrol team comprising the Police, Customs, Immigration of the tripartite countries to...

Steel: Turkey imposes 25% duty on imports above quotas

FG plans ban on steel importation 

  Federal government on Thursday said it is tinkering with a total ban on steel importation to encourage local steel manufacturers in Nigeria. It reiterated its...

FEC approves N1.7bn for Bonny Island jetty

  The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the sum of N1.7 billion for the construction of jetty at the Bonny...