Oluwatoyin Amao

N50bn floating dock acquired by NIMASA rots away in Lagos 

Groups demand relocation of NIMASA floating dock to Niger Delta

  Two Niger Delta groups – the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and the United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy (UNDEDSS) – have urged the...

FG reopens Leventis Bridge

Apapa Bridge will be closed for 5 months — LASG 

  The Marine Beach Bridge, Apapa will be shut for repairs for five months starting on Wednesday, the Lagos State Government has said.  Lagos State Commissioner for...

Nigeria seizes aircraft caught operating commercial flights

FG fines Flairjet for operating commercial flights during lockdown 

  The Federal Government has penalised a British airline, Flairjet, for operating commercial flights into Nigeria without approval at a time when the nation’s...

Customs seizes N1bn cannabis in Lagos 

Customs seizes N1bn cannabis in Lagos 

  Operatives of the Western Marine Command, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have intercepted drugs suspected to be cannabis sativa valued at N1,002,050,000 during a...

Zainab Ahmed

Economic recession is certain, says Finance Minister

  Nigeria’s economy will go into a recession at an average of -4.4 per cent, the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said. Ahmed stated this on Thursday while...

House committee wants FAAN unbundled 

FAAN backtracks on staff salary cut 

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reversed its decision to reduce the salary of its staff from this month.  SHIPS & PORTSreported on Wednesday...

Waterways accidents worry NIWA 

Dredging: NIWA asks Lagos State to caution its lawmakers

  The face off between the National inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and Lagos State Government over dredging activities may enter another phase as the authority...

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Chamber of Shipping DG resigns 

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Chamber of Shipping DG resigns 

  Obiageli Obi has resigned her appointment as the Director-General, Nigerian Chamber of Shipping (NCS).  Obi, who left the NCS penultimate week, confirmed her...

House committee wants FAAN unbundled 

COVID-19: FAAN slashes staff salary, fumigates airports 

    Following the dwindling revenues occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said it may not be able to pay full...

This is contained in a statement issued by the Commander of Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT, Commodore Ibrahim Shettima.

Nigerian Navy rescues 18 ship crew from pirates 

The Nigerian Navy has said it rescued 18 crew members on board a Chinese vessel, MV HAILUFANG II, from pirates. This is contained in a statement issued by the Commander...

Sanwo-Olu: No hurry to reopen economy 

Sanwo-Olu: No hurry to reopen economy 

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed on Sunday that the state is not in a hurry to fully reopen critical sectors of its economy. Speaking at a media...

Nigeria seizes aircraft caught operating commercial flights

Nigeria seizes aircraft caught operating commercial flights

  Flair Aviation, an aviation company with ties to the United Kingdom, has been caught operating commercial flights into Nigeria. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi...