Ships & Ports

Paul Boroh

Amnesty Programme contributes to achievement of peace in Niger-Delta – Boroh

The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), said amnesty programme has aided efforts to achieve peace in the Niger Delta,...

FG opposes bail for suspected illegal arms importers

Court convicts another fuel subsidy suspect

An Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court has convicted Rowaye Jubril and his company, Brila Energy Ltd, on 13 counts of fuel subsidy fraud. Justice Lateefa Okunnu...

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Recession: Nigeria must create 40 million jobs – World Bank

The World Bank has said Nigeria must create about 40 million qualitative jobs, between 2010 and 2030 to enable the country recover from the present economic recession....

CBN approves dollar sale to more exchange bureaux

Central Bank  of  Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday cleared more retail currency bureaux to take part in a weekly dollar sale to boost liquidity and support the naira which is...

Somalia pirates hijack first ship since 2012 

Somali regional police threaten to use force to free hijacked tanker

Maritime police in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland said on Thursday they would attack hijackers holding an oil tanker to free the vessel if efforts by...

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Somali force and pirates aboard hijacked vessel exchange fire

Somali maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the hijackers of an oil tanker in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, the head of the maritime force said....

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Businessman in court for allegedly robbing Medview aircraft

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 44-year-old businessman before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for burgling an aircraft and stealing goods worth N22 million at Murtala...

JTF destroys 436 illegal refineries, frees kidnapped oil workers

Reps caution military against destroying illegal refineries

The House of Representatives has urged the military to desist from destroying illegal refineries in the country and adopt a global and a more standard system of dealing...

Auto dealers to continue with duty verifications as customs suspends exercise

The Association of Motor Dealers of Nigeria (AMDON) has insisted that it will ensure its members comply with the exercise compelling payment of duty on uncustomed...

Senate walks out Customs CG over uniform

The Senate on Thursday walked out the Customs Comptroller General, Col Hammed Ali (rtd) from its  chambers for not wearing uniform as directed.He was asked to return...

Itsekiri group threatens legal action over fresh Koko toxic waste 

Delta declares Koko toxic waste harmless

The Delta State Government on Wednesday declared that the result of the laboratory test carried out on the alleged toxic waste discovered in Koko, Warri North Local...

Andrew-Yakubu

Seized N3bn: Court remands ex-NNPC boss Yakubu in Kuje Prison

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday remanded ‎ a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, in Kuje...