Ships & Ports

UK opens ship register to foreigners 

UK opens ship register to foreigners 

The UK Ship Register (UKSR) has decided to expand its ownership eligibility, allowing more shipping companies from around the world to flag to the UK. The criteria has...

Russia to pay Greenpeace $3m for illegal detention of ship

Russia to pay Greenpeace $3m for illegal detention of ship 

Russia has agreed to pay EUR2.7 million (USD3 million) to Greenpeace in compensation for unlawful detention of its ship Arctic Sunrise and 30 crewmembers in 2013.  This...

amaechi

Should President Buhari re-appoint Rotimi Amaechi as Minister of Transportation in his second term?

To be candid, I have not seen anything so genuine that Ameachi has done towards transportation. I believe we need a technocrat in that sector. If there is a more...

Emefiele

Do you support the re-appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Central Bank of Nigeria Governor?

I commend his re-appointment having been a core banking and finance person appointed in recent years to head the apex bank. He deserves a re-appointment in that he has...

PHOTOS: Osinbajo presides over ‘unusual’ FEC meeting in Abuja

PHOTOS: Osinbajo presides over ‘unusual’ FEC meeting in Abuja

An unusual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting is holding in the Presidential Villa, Abuja with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presiding. The meeting is unusual...

Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu

FG sacks Dunoma, appoints Yadudu as new FAAN MD

The Federal Government on Monday fired Saleh Dunoma as Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), appointing Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as...

Fire breaks out at Trans Forcados Pipeline spill site in Delta

Fire breaks out at Trans Forcados Pipeline spill site in Delta

Fire has occurred at a spill site along the Trans Forcados Pipine within the Chanomi Creeks in Yeye community of Burutu Local Government Area of Delta Sylvester Okoh,...

17 football players, fans die in Uganda boat accident

17 football players, fans die in Uganda boat accident

No fewer than 17 people are feared dead after heavy winds overturned a boat carrying local football players and their fans on a lake in Uganda, Police said on Monday....

warri-port

Proposed Warri port and Nigeria’s quest for new seaports

Amidst the dwindling fortunes of Nigerian ports, manifesting in drop in ship and cargo traffic, Nigerian authorities are pushing for development of new seaports. Modern...

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele.

Labour union leader tasks CBN on smuggling, economic sabotage 

The General Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGWN), Comrade Isa Aremu, has said that the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Pirates

Gulf of Guinea: Nigeria, others lose $777m annually to piracy — UN  

A new report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reveals that Nigeria and other countries in the Gulf of Guinea lost US$777.1 million to piracy and...

nigeria-navy

Navy recruits 1,176 to fight sea pirates, oil bunkers

No fewer than 1,176 young men and women have been recruited by the Nigerian Navy to aid its fight against sea pirates and oil bunkers in the nation’s maritime domain....