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Another 70 coronavirus cases reported on Diamond Princess cruise ship 

Coronavirus: Japan ends quarantine of Diamond Princess

The quarantine of the cruise ship Diamond Princess has officially ended and passengers have started to disembark, Princess Cruises, the owner of the cruise vessel, which...

Singapore slashed port dues for passenger ships 

Singapore slashed port dues for passenger ships 

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is cutting port dues to provide relief to vessel owners and operators who have seen a drop in passenger volumes due to...

Tony Iwelu.

Amaechi’s security chief dies of electric shock in Kaduna

  Tony Iwelu, the chief security officer (CSO) to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, is dead.  Iwelu died on Monday following an electric shock in his...

NNPC GMD, Mele Kolo Kyari

Nigeria lost N230bn to oil theft in 2019 – NNPC

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday said the nation lost about $750 million to oil theft in 2019. The amount is about N230 billion at...

Inflation rate dips 0.09% in July – NBS

Inflation hits 12.1%, highest in 21 months

  Nigeria’s consumer price index, which measures inflation, rose to 12.13% in January; hitting its highest point in 21 months. According to data released by the...

Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu

Senate confirms Capt. Nuhu as NCAA Director General

  The Senate Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu for appointment as Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). This...

Missiles hit Tripoli port

Missiles hit Tripoli port

  Eastern Libyan forces said they attacked the seaport of Libya’s capital on Tuesday to target a weapons depot, signaling a new escalation in the battle for...

Ghost ship washes ashore in Ireland

Ghost ship washes ashore in Ireland

  An abandoned cargo ship has washed up in Ireland after more than a year adrift in the North Atlantic.  The M/V Alta first made made headlines in October 2018...

Port of Rotterdam throughput flat in 2019 

  Throughput at the Port of Rotterdam remained flat in 2019 amid “significant underlying shifts” in the various commodity sectors served by the Europe’s...

Fake travel agent docked for N265,000 visa fraud

3 men docked in Apapa for phone theft 

  Three men, Emmanuel Dennis (19), Chidiebere Ezenwa (18) and Stanley Kalu (18), were on Tuesday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrate’s Court for allegedly...

Arrested

Truck driver assaults wife, resists arrest by police

  A 54-year-old truck driver, Adewole Ijaogbomo, was on Tuesday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrate’s Court for allegedly assaulting his wife and unlawfully...

Tony Iwelu.

Amaechi’s security aide dies of electric shock in Kaduna

    Tony Iwelu, the chief security officer (CSO) to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, is dead.  Iwelu died on Monday following an electric shock...