Ships & Ports

Somali pirates hijack Aris 13

Somali pirates take over Somali vessel to use as mothership – Police

Somali pirates have taken over a small Somali boat to use as a base to attack larger ships, Somali police said on Friday. Ten Yemeni crew aboard the boat were dumped on...

Governor Willie Obiano

Community asks Obiano to intervene in alleged illegal sale of airport land

Some indigenes of Oba in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra have called for the intervention of the state government over the use of the land acquired for...

Arik Air vows to challenge AMCON takeover

Arik resolves industrial disputes, resumes flight operations

The management of Arik Airline says it has resolved the lingering impasse with labour unions in a meeting mediated by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)....

Ali-at-the-senate

Customs uniform will belittle Hameed Ali, says General Jemibewon

A retired Major General of the Nigerian Army and former Governor of the defunct Western Region, David Jemibewon, has weighed in on the ongoing faceoff between the...

How we we make N20m daily selling adulterated diesel to companies

One Iyiola Adeyinka, who was arrested along with 42 others for allegedly engaging in illegal oil bunkering in Ikeja, Lagos State, says they realise about N20m on a daily...

NLNG

NLNG eyes global shipping leadership status

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) said it is relying on the strategic deployment of skills and technology to power its transformation into global maritime...

Osinbajo expects economy to pick up after sluggish Q2

Niger Delta people deserve better deal – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday admitted that people of the oil-rich Niger Delta deserve justice, especially considering their years of neglect by past...

Somali pirates hijack Aris 13

Somali pirates release hijacked ship, crew without ransom

Somali pirates released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew on Thursday, a Somali security official and the pirates said, bringing the first hijacking...

Customs

Customs redeploys 7 Comptrollers

  The Nigeria Customs Service has approved the redeployment of seven Comptrollers of Customs. In a statement on Friday, Joseph Attah, the acting Public Relations...

Abdulrahman Dambazau

400 Nigerians serving jail terms in South Africa

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Friday said 400 Nigerians are currently saving jail terms in South Africa. Dambazau made the disclosure at a press...

NDLEA arrests man smuggling heroin through Lagos airport

NDLEA arrests man smuggling heroin through Lagos airport

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested a Nigerian man for importing heroin into Nigeria. Anukaenyi Bob-Manuel Ogochukwu had just...

aero

Union backs Aero over workers’ sack

One of the unions in the Nigerian aviation industry has praised the decision from Aero Air to fire 60 percent of its workforce on Thursday. The Association of Nigerian...