Ships & Ports

Buhari increase passport validity to 10 years

FG rejects 165 foreigners’ citizenship applications

The Federal Government has rejected 165 citizenship applications submitted by foreigners. The Minister of Interior, Abdulraman Danbazau, disclosed this to State House...

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Customs beef up security at borders, seize 5,998 vehicles worth N10bn

To effectively enforce the ban on the importation of vehicles through  the land borders, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has  directed its Headquarters...

13 missing in migrant boat mishap

36,000 Nigerian illegal immigrants land in Italy in 2016, FG worried

Illegal migrants from Nigeria, account for 21 per cent of the total  171, 299 immigrants that braved the Mediterranean odds to arrive Italy  in 2016. Figures from the...

Sabke Dam

FEC okays N1.735bn for Sabke Dam project

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N1.735  billion for completion of the water supply project in Sabke Dam in  Katsina State The Minister of...

A welcome ban on land border car importation

Senate rejects ban on vehicle importation by land

The Senate, on Wednesday, unanimously rejected the Federal  Government’s ban on the importation of vehicles through the land  borders in the country. It described...

China ship enters strait, Taiwan warns against ‘panic’

China’s only aircraft carrier has entered the Taiwan Strait in a highly symbolic show of strength, but Taiwan insisted Wednesday there was no need for panic even as...

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Trump attends Nigeria’s oil roadshow-Kachikwu

The President-elect of the United States,  Donald Trump, will attend a roadshow being arranged by Nigeria to attract investment to the oil and gas sector. Minister of...

Delta communities protest oil export pipeline contract award by Shell

Delta community protest militarisation, marginalisation

Communities in Burutu Local Government Area (LGA) of  Delta State on Wednesday protested militarization and marginalisation of their communities. Demanding that...

Kerosene scarcity: Dealers, consumers decry inadequate supply, increased price

Some dealers of kerosene and customers in Bwari, FCT have decried the inadequate supply and high cost of the product in the area. They spoke in separate interviews with...

DMO to devise green bond issuance programme - Minister

$300m Diaspora Bond to be rolled out in March – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance,  Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday said the $300 million dollars Diaspora bond approved by the National Assembly would be rolled out in March. Adeosun...

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IMB: Maritime kidnappings at 10-year high

The number of maritime kidnappings hit a ten-year high in 2016, with waters off the southern Philippines becoming increasingly dangerous, the International Maritime...

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Senate promises quick passage of 2017 budget

The Senate on Tuesday, said it would ensure speedy passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill to help stimulate the economy. The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki,...