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Illegal petrol deal: Court convicts 9 persons, 4 vessels

  The Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted nine persons and four vessels to different jail terms for offenses bothering on illegal...

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari asks Senate to pass six aviation bills

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday transmitted a letter to the Senate, seeking consideration and passage of six Aviation Bills. The President of the Senate, Dr...

South Korea to buy $110m rice from U.S. annually  

South Korea to buy $110m rice from U.S. annually  

  South Korea has agreed to buy more than $100 million in annual US rice exports, US officials said Tuesday. Under the agreement, South Korea will provide access...

2016 beaching of Maersk FPSO illegal, Bangladesh court rules 

2016 beaching of Maersk FPSO illegal, Bangladesh court rules 

  Over three years after the beaching of the North Sea Producer FPSO in Chittagong, the Supreme Court of Bangladesh has declared the import, beaching and breaking...

Celebrity Edge to set sail with all-female bridge, officer team

Celebrity Edge to set sail with all-female bridge, officer team

  Florida-based cruise line Celebrity Cruises, part of Royal Caribbean Cruises, has unveiled plans for the first-ever sailing with an entirely female bridge and...

Qatar charters two MSC cruises ships for FIFA World Cup 2022

Qatar charters two MSC cruises ships for FIFA World Cup 2022

  Qatar has entered into an agreement with MSC Cruises for the charter of two cruise ships during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Berthed at Doha Port, the cruise...

Houthis give condition for releasing ship seized in Red Sea

Houthis give condition for releasing ship seized in Red Sea 

  Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Tuesday it would release vessels it had captured if they prove to be South Korean, after it seized a rig being...

Customs impound N200m worth of goods in Kano, Jigawa

Customs impound N200m worth of goods in Kano, Jigawa

The Comptroller General of Customs strike force team has impounded contraband goods worth over N200m in Kano and Jigawa states. National Coordinator of the team in...

Libya deports 21 Nigerians

Libya deports 21 Nigerians

  Libya’s Immigration Control Department in the city of Benghazi has deported 21 illegal immigrants to Nigeria. This was announced by the department on...

Gbemi Saraki

Gbemi Saraki: Nigeria accounts for 70% trade in Gulf of Guinea

  The Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki has disclosed that Nigeria is a destination of choice in terms of maritime trade as 70 percent...

Togolese President: Why piracy persists in Gulf of Guinea 

Togolese President: Why piracy persists in Gulf of Guinea 

  West African states’ failure to coordinate their response to piracy off their coastline is the main reason attacks are persisting in the Gulf of Guinea,...

Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede

Nigeria to issue e-visa to tourists from December 

  The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has unveiled Nigeria’s plans to digitise tourist visa before the end of...