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European shipowners demand concrete action on GoG piracy

Tanker thwarts pirate attack off Brass, Nigeria

  Turkish Suezmax tanker Istanbul has foiled a pirate attack on Tuesday, December 24, while sailing some 180 nautical miles southwest of Brass, Nigeria. The ship...

Fayemi: Nigeria must ban aso-oke from China 

Fayemi: Nigeria must ban aso-oke from China 

  Wife of the governor of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi, has urged the Federal Government to ban imported aso-oke fabric and revive the nation’s textile industry to...

3 piracy incidents reported within 20 days in Singapore Strait

Pirate mother vessel sighted off Nigeria

  A suspected pirate mothership has been sighted offshore Nigeria roughly between where two kidnapping incidents took place earlier this year. Dryad Global said the...

Switzerland plans legal action against Nigeria over detained ship, crew

Tribunal to hear Nigeria, Switzerland tanker arrest dispute

  Switzerland and Nigeria have agreed to submit to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) their dispute concerning the arrest and detention of...

Nigeria suspends Turkish Airlines from its airports 

Nigeria suspends Turkish Airlines from its airports 

  The federal government has suspended the operations of Turkish Airlines in Nigeria due to the airline’s perceived poor treatment of passengers. The directive,...

Indian engages Nigeria on 18 abducted seafarers 

Indian engages Nigeria on 18 abducted seafarers 

  The Indian Mission in Nigeria has reached out to the Nigerian Government to rescue the 18 Indians taken hostage on board a Hong Kong-flagged vessel near the...

Border closure not enriching us — Rice farmers 

Nigeria to export rice in two years — Minister 

  The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said that with the phenomenal increase in rice production and processing in the country,...

Nigeria detains Emirates Airline plane

Nigeria detains Emirates Airline plane over $22,103 debt

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the detention in Lagos of an Airbus aircraft belonging to Emirates Airline over N8.1 million ($22,103) judgment...

Nigeria loses IMO council election in another dismal outing

Nigeria loses IMO council election in another dismal outing

  Nigeria yesterday recorded another shoddy and near shameful outing at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Assembly in London with the loss of its much...

Senate seeks automation of Nigeria’s oil facility management 

Senate seeks automation of Nigeria’s oil facility management 

  The Senate has urged the Federal Government to set up consortium of experts to evaluate possibilities of installing computerised oil facilities management gadgets...

Crude oil dips over global economy outlook

Nigeria earned $21bn from oil, gas sector in 2017 – NEITI

  The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiatives (NEITI) says Nigeria earned 21 billion from the oil and gas sector in 2017. NEITI disclosed this in its...

Nigeria's North East border compromised — Customs officer 

ECOWAS Parliament condemns closure of Nigeria’s land border

  Members of the ECOWAS Parliament have expressed their displeasure over the continued closure of Nigeria’s land borders, saying it is against the ECOWAS protocol...