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Nigeria Police Force

Abonema community washes hands off killing of marine police officers

  Leaders of the Abonnema community, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area Rivers State have said that they have no hand in the death of four marine police officers...

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Navy saves tanker from the clutches of Nigerian pirates

  The Nigerian Navy said on Monday that it had averted hijack an attack on `Hanze Kochi’, a marine tanker, and destroyed more illegal refineries. A statement...

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How Nigeria Police freed 15 kidnapped oil workers

  Nigerian police have rescued 15 employees of oilfield service company Nestoil who were abducted in early September. The rescue operation involved gunfire that...

2,000-year-old skeleton found at Mediterranean shipwreck

Archeologists find 2,000-year-old skeleton at Mediterranean shipwreck site

  Archeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old human skeleton at the same Mediterranean shipwreck that yielded the most sophisticated piece of technology, a...

Low passenger turnout as Arik Air resumes operation.

Low turnout as Arik resumes operation

  Arik Air, the largest domestic airline in Nigeria, is currently experiencing low turnout of travellers at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. The airline,...

NIMASA to maintain oversight of stevedoring services

  The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has restated that the agency is capable of carrying...

Nigeria, nine others implement ECOWAS common tariff

  ECOWAS Director of Trade, Gbenga Obideyi, has said 10 member states have so far implemented the Common External Tariff (CET), which came into effect this year....

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U.S. Coast Guard searching for overboard passenger from Carnival cruise ship near Bahamas

  The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a woman who reportedly fell overboard on Wednesday from the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship approximately 27 miles southwest of...

Ballast Water Management

IMO’s BWM Convention to enter into force in September 2017

  With Finland’s accession of the International Ballast Water Management (BMW) Convention, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said that...

Two clearing agents face criminal charges of counterfeiting

  Two clearing agents Ganiu Toheeb, and Abdulrahim Jamiu, have been arraigned before a Federal High Court Lagos by Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on four counts...

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How rice smuggler was shot – Customs

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has denied media reports that one of its personnel deliberately shot an unarmed rice smuggler in Lagos. There were media...

Divers recover corpses of drowned soldiers

  A combined team of the marine component of the military operation in the Niger Delta known as Operation Crocodile Smile and local divers from Okpoama Community...