Ships & Ports

Mohammed Ali Malek is seen at Catania's tribunal

Migrant shipwreck captain jailed 18 years

An Italian court ruled Tuesday that the captain of a migrant boat that sank in 2015, killing up to 900 people, was responsible for the Mediterranean’s worst disaster...

Heavy traffic as train, trailer collide in Aba

An early morning Umuahia-Port Harcourt bound train with number 2212 on Friday ran into an articulated vehicle in Aba but without casualties. Both the train and the...

Nigeria Minister udoma-udoma

Federal Government not taking IMF loan-Udo Udoma

  The Ministry of Budget and National Planning has explained that the Federal Government is not sourcing any loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The...

Niger Delta: Military arrest 10 suspected militants

The Nigeria military has arrested 10 suspected militants terrorizing various creeks in Cross Rivers, Niger Delta region, and recovered weapons from them. Troops of Joint...

Recession: Ambode calls for transformation of economy

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday called for transformation of Nigeria’s economy from being import-dependent to an inward-looking, self-sufficient and...

Container port

11 ships discharging petroleum products, other commodities, in Lagos

Eleven ships are presently discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on...

edo tanker accident

Edo tanker accident: FRSC confirms 53 persons burnt dead

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that 53 persons were burnt to death in a motor crash that occurred on Thursday evening at Abudu town along...

OPEC seeks stable oil prices - President

Oil rises on hopes for non- OPEC output cuts

Oil prices extended gains on Friday on optimism that non-OPEC producers would agree to cut output following a cartel agreement to limit production. The Organization of...

Ban on vehicle importation: Car dealers plead for review

Car dealers in Kano have appealed to the Federal Government to review the law banning the importation of used cars into the country through its land borders. Alhaji Sani...

Commission okays Norway's $1tr wealth fund oil stocks investments

India to import 11m mt of crude oil from Nigeria by 2017

Indian state-run oil refiners have indicated interest to increase total crude oil consumption volume next year with additional 2 million metric tonne (mt) of crude oil...

FG to boost vehicle assembly industry with N300bn

Ban on vehicles importation, tonic to automotive industry — Union

The Automobile, Boatyards, Transport, Equipment and Allied Senior Staff Association (AUTOBATE) has described the Federal Government’s ban on importation of vehicles...

NCS deploys 230 Customs officers to North-East

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has approved the deployment of 230 of its personnel from commands in Lagos, Ogun and Rivers to the North East commands. The deployment...