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UK to deploy marines to protect ships in Persian Gulf

UK to deploy marines to protect ships in Persian Gulf

UK’s Royal Navy plans to deploy 100 marines to the Persian Gulf to protect British ships after a series of attacks on vessels, according to British media. Plans...

Sanwo-Olu visits Apapa, speaks on how he’ll tackle gridlock

LASG shuts Mile-2 to Tin Can port road for repairs

The Lagos State Government has urged motorists to steer clear of Mile-2 to Tin Can Island Port, along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway as a result of repair works on the bad...

Ethiopian Airlines receives Africa’s largest B737 aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines rejects ‘pilot error’ claim in US

A US politician who blamed pilot error for contributing to the deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max flown by Ethiopian Airlines was “seriously misinformed”, the...

UN evacuates migrants trapped by Tripoli clashes

Nigeria moves to deport illegal immigrants

The Comptroller General of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has said many illegal immigrants living in Nigeria will soon be deported as the...

UAE says state sponsor behind May tanker attacks

  The Foreign Minister of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said on Saturday a “state sponsor” was involved in a May 12 attack on oil...

U.S. fingers Iran for attacks on fuel tankers in Gulf of Oman

Blast-hit tankers undergo assessment off UAE coast

The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab...

U.S. fingers Iran for attacks on fuel tankers in Gulf of Oman

Bombed tanker, Kokuka Courageous anchors off UAE coast

One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab...

Maersk explores Arctic shipping

Maersk explores Arctic shipping route with Russia

Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Friday it is in talks with Russia’s state-owned icebreaker operator to send more goods via the Arctic, which is becoming more...

Danish appeal court increases Lars Moller’s jail sentence to five years

Danish appeal court increases Lars Moller’s jail sentence to five years

Former OW Bunker executive Lars Moller, blamed for the collapse of the company, has had his jail sentence increased to five years from one and half years after an appeal...

Insurers, flag-states seek increased security measures for vessels in Straits of Hormuz 

Insurers, flag-states seek increased security measures for vessels in Straits of Hormuz 

Insurers and flag-states are urging extreme caution and heightened security measures for vessels sailing in the Straits of Hormuz following the attack on two tankers on...

Stakeholders differ on Buhari's rejection of maritime varsity bill

Buhari directs CBN to blacklist firms importing banned items

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to blacklist any firm, its owner and top management caught smuggling or dumping any of the...

Sanwo-Olu asks LASTMA to go tough on motorists in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws,...

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