Category: News

Volumes rise by 9.1% at Chinese container ports

Container volume at major Chinese ports up 3.5%

  The container volume of eight major Chinese ports increased 3.57% in late June comped to mid-June. Container export volumes increased 3.11% comparing to mid-June....

NPA lopsided appointment: 17 GMs from North vs 6 from South

  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has become the latest agency of the Federal Government to be embroiled in lopsided appointment controversy as some of its staff...

Again, Customs officers kill suspected smuggler in Ogun

Stray bullets hit minors as Customs, smugglers clash at Seme

  Two minors narrowly escaped death on Friday after being hit by stray bullets from officials of the Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service during a clash...

NIMASA, Navy to align training curricula

NIMASA, Navy to align training curricula

  Plans are at an advanced stage to harmonise the training procedures of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy for...

The PTML Command of Nigeria Customs Service said it collected N87.8 billion as revenue from January to June 2020.

PTML command generates N87.8bn in six months

  The PTML Command of Nigeria Customs Service said it collected N87.8 billion as revenue from January to June 2020. A statement by the command’s spokesman,...

Covid-19: NIWA donates N10m to NCDC, Lagos State

NIWA threatens to shut operator of ill-fated Ikorodu boat  

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has threatened to shut down the operations of Lalek Marine boat services, the company whose boat was...

CBN blocks bank accounts of rice, textile smugglers

NECA faults CBN over exchange rate adjustment 

  The Director-General, Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), Timothy Olawale, has faulted the adjustment of the naira by the Central Bank of Nigeria...

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NNPC redeploys top officials

  The management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the exit of two senior officials and the redeployment of others. Two officials...

Boat mishap claims 21 lives in Benue

Boat mishap claims 21 lives in Benue

  21 persons were feared dead when a boat on which they were travelling capsized on River Benue on Sunday afternoon. It was gathered that the boat had 23 passengers...

Pirates attack PIL ship, kidnap 5 crew members off Benin

Pirates attack PIL ship, kidnap 5 crew members off Benin

  Five crew members of a general cargo ship owned and operated by Singapore’s Pacific International Lines (PIL) have been kidnapped by armed men off Cotonou,...

Airlines begin legal challenge to UK quarantine policy

Airlines begin legal challenge to UK quarantine policy

  Three of Europe’s biggest airlines began a legal challenge to the British government’s quarantine rules for travellers on Friday, saying they should be struck...

Port of Newcastle to switch to 100% renewable energy by 2021

Port of Newcastle to switch to 100% renewable energy by 2021

  Australian trade gateway Port of Newcastle is moving to 100% renewable energy by 2021 and is continuing to transition all its vehicles to electric by 2023. The...