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Senate rejects NDDC nominee 

Senate passes N10.59tr 2020 budget

The Senate has passed the 2020 appropriation bill. The bill was passed after Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Barau Jibrin, moved a motion for its passage. The...

South African Airways

South African Airways gets $272m lifeline as it enters business rescue

  South African Airways (SAA) was set to enter a business rescue process on Thursday, with a 4 billion rand ($272 million) lifeline from government and banks...

Kitack Lim

IMO Assembly approves second term for Kitack Lim

  The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved the renewal of Kitack Lim’s appointment as Secretary-General of IMO. He has been...

Poland seizes $522m cocaine 

Poland seizes $522m cocaine 

  Police in Poland have seized a record two-ton haul of cocaine worth about $522 million, likely destined for sale across Europe, the Polish Prime Minister said on...

14 crew rescued from listing cargo ship in Greek waters 

14 crew rescued from listing cargo ship in Greek waters 

  The Hellenic Coast Guard carried out a dramatic rescue operation on Wednesday, evacuating fourteen crew members of the Liberian-flagged general cargo vessel New...

Hyundai Heavy submits regulatory application in the EU for DSME deal

Hyundai Heavy says trying to allay Singapore concerns over Daewoo shipyard merger

  Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co Ltd (267250.KS) said it is working with Singaporean regulators to alleviate concerns of its $2 billion merger with rival...

Amaechi: Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll ready in June

Amaechi: I never collected pension from Rivers 

  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Thursday denied receiving pension as the former governor of Rivers state.  “I have never requested for or...

Two die, one injured in Lagos pipeline explosion

Two die, one injured in Lagos pipeline explosion

  Two yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives on Thursday during the fire incident that razed some parts of the Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of...

Senate passes N10.59tr 2020 budget

Senate passes N10.59tr 2020 budget

  The Senate has passed the 2020 appropriation bill. The bill was passed after Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Barau Jibrin, moved a motion for its...

South Africa Airways requires $540m to fund operations

South African Airways gets $272m lifeline as it enters business rescue

  South African Airways (SAA) was set to enter a business rescue process on Thursday, with a 4 billion rand ($272 million) lifeline from government and banks...

NIMASA dakuku peterside

Senate threatens to arrest Dakuku Peterside

  The Senate Joint Committee on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance on Wednesday, asked the Director-General, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency...

Kano-Kaduna rail line

Vandals steal clips, bolts on Lagos-Ibadan rail track

  The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has bemoaned the pilfering of clips, bolts and knots on the Lagos-Ibadan rail line. NRC Managing Director, Fidet Okhiria,...