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VIDEO: Two feared dead, scores injured in Lagos pipeline explosion

VIDEO: Two feared dead, scores injured in Lagos pipeline explosion

  Two persons are reportedly dead in a multiple pipeline explosion that blazed through Abule-Egba, Lagos on Sunday.  Scores of people were said to have been injured in...

FG targets top spot in Ease of Doing Business ranking

FG targets top spot in Ease of Doing Business ranking

  The Federal Government has said that it is targeting a top 70 ranking in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business index by 2023, having moved up 39 places between...

Hameed Ali

Ex-officers raise alarm over Customs modernization project

  In what appears to be a fresh twist to the purported suspension of the Customs modernization project, the Association of Retired Customs Officers (ARCO) has...

Four docked for stealing items worth N.7m at Apapa port

Truck driver steals N240,000

  A 52-year-old truck driver, Godspower Ugboka, was on Friday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing the sum of N240,000 belonging to...

Video highlights of major 2019 maritime stories 



VIDEO: See the moment a large containership entered Onne Port 

VIDEO: See the moment a large containership entered Onne Port 

  For the second time in one month, the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) has received and successfully operated a gearless container vessel.  A gearless ship...

Lagos-port

Police Commissioner seeks information on wharf rats

  The newly appointed Commissioner of Police, Western Port Command, Cyril Ifeanyi Okoro, has solicited information from members of the Association of Nigerian...

Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles maintain record container volumes 

  Cargo volumes at the United States’ busiest port hit near-record levels, despite lingering tensions from the U.S.-China trade war. Executive Director at the...

Finance Ministry denies knowledge of NNPC’s $3.5bn subsidy fund

FG eyes N97 per litre fuel for Nigerians 

  The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, on Thursday said that the Federal Government was planning on making fuel available at N97 per litre,...

Sanwo-Olu says Lagos will restrict movement of trucks 

Lagos procures 5,000 drones for search and rescue on waterways

  The Lagos State Government says it has procured 5,000 thousand drones for search and rescue operations on the waterways. Director General, Lagos State Emergency...

Buhari off to London again for 10-day holiday

Buhari jets out to London today 

  President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja  for London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa investment summit scheduled for Monday.  The...

Shipowners tag NIMASA industry forecast ‘extremely unrealistic’ 

NIMASA to enforce IMO 2020 sulphur rule 

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said it will ensure vessels on Nigerian waters comply with the International Maritime Organization...