Ships & Ports

Ships & Ports top 20 stories of 2019

Ships & Ports top 20 stories of 2019

    2019 was an eventful year for the Nigerian maritime industry and SHIPS & PORTS was busy all through the year ensuring you did not miss out on the...

4 Nigerian stowaways jailed 7 years in UK 

4 Nigerian stowaways jailed 7 years in UK 

  Four Nigerian stowaways arrested in the UK in 2018 December have been jailed for a total of seven years. While on the ship, they hurled faeces at elite SBS...

Nigeria's North East border compromised — Customs officer 

Border closure providing jobs, says Buhari’s aide 

  Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Ita Enang, has said that the closure of Nigeria’s land borders with neighbouring...

FG says no diplomatic row with Ghana

FG says no diplomatic row with Ghana

  The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that it is not involved in a diplomatic row with Ghana.  The government also denied media reports that the...

NNPC spends N1.6bn on repairs of Kaduna-Kano pipeline

Pipeline vandalism drops by 81% 

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a decline of 81% in the number of pipeline vandalism incidences in the course of its operations...

Vietnam seizes pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

Vietnam seizes pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

  Vietnamese authorities confiscated two tons of pangolin scales and ivory from elephant tusks last week, local media reported. Reports said the items were shipped...

Akwa Ibom launches own airline 

IbomAir set for international flights 

  Plans are underway for the Akwa Ibom State owned and operated Airline, IbomAir to begin international flights, the Secretary to the State Government, Emmanuel...

Piracy-attacks

Pirates attack LNG carrier off Sao Tome

  Piracy continues to threaten shipping approaching Nigeria’s maritime space, with the LNG Lokoja vessel attacked on December 28, Dryad Global has reported. The...

Border closure benefits surpass inflation, says Lai Mohammed

Non-oil exports double to N2trn in 2019 – FG

  The Federal Government of Nigeria said the nation’s non-oil exports doubled from about N1 trillion to N2 trillion between 2018 and 2019. The Minister of...

PHOTOS: Faces at the 2nd memorial anniversary of late wunderkind, Orao Orakwusi 

Top shots and senior citizens including Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi, the Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe...

Dangote trucks damaging Lagos roads — Lagos Assembly 

Dangote trucks damaging Lagos roads — Lagos Assembly 

  The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday at plenary indicted trucks belonging to Dangote Group of Company over the continuous damage of roads in the state. In...

NPA begins payment of retired dockworkers benefits

PHOTOS: NPA begins payment of retired dockworkers benefits 

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said it has commenced the payment of benefits to disengaged dockworkers that were retired as tally clerks and onboard security in 2015....