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Licensed agents petition Senate over corruption in Customs

Over 50 licensed Customs agents have sent a strong-worded petition to the Nigerian Senate over alleged corruption and other forms of atrocities being committed by officials of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). In the five-page petition signed by the group...

Vietnamese ship runs aground off Philippines after watch officer falls asleep

A Vietnam-flagged cargo vessel has run aground in the waters between Nagubat Island and Liwagao Island in Antique, the Philippines, on 13 August 2020, the Philippine Coast Guard said. Reports in The Maritime Executive has it that the 4,400 dwt...

Mutilated body of ship crewmember found on Delta River

The mutilated body of an Assistant Captain of a ship conveying crude oil from Patani to Kwale in Delta State, has been found floating on a river in the state. Eyewitnesses report that the body had machete cuts on it,...

Islamist militants seize port near Mozambique LNG project

Islamist militants with links to the terrorist group, Islamic State, have seized the seaport of Mocimboa da Praia in the northeastern corner of Mozambique, about 40 miles south of the giant Mozambique LNG terminal site, Seatrade reports. It is the...

FG urges international oil companies, host communities to honour  MoUs in the Niger Delta

The Federal government has urged International Oil Companies (IOCs), operating in the Niger Delta region to honour Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with host communities to avoid crises that might lead to the shutdown of operations. Sen. Ita Enang, the Senior...

NPA will write off old debts – MD, Hadiza Bala-Usman

Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has said that the body is planning to write-off debts owed it for more than ten years. Bala-Usman disclosed this during an investigative hearing of the House Committee on...

Jumia reports loss of N17.1 billion in Q2 due to COVID-19 pandemic – CEO

Nigeria and one of Africa’s leading e-commerce companies, Jumia, has reported a loss after tax of €37.6 million (about N17 billion) in the second quarter of 2020 following the rampaging effect of COVID-19. According to earlier forecasts, e-commerce firms were...

Fire guts Guinness Nigeria warehouse in Lagos (Video)

A warehouse belonging to Guinness Nigeria PLC, located along the WEMPCO Road, in the Ogba area of Lagos State, has been completely destroyed by an inferno that gutted it down. The warehouse, it was gathered, was used in storing plastic...

Two Lebanese arrested by Nigerian Customs with $890,000 at Port Harcourt Airport

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the arrest of two Lebanese businessmen, Dina Jihad Khali and Chamseddine Waell Mohammed, for being in possession of $890,000 (about N338million) in cash at the Port Harcourt International Airport. The Cable reports that...

Container lines resume calls to Beirut after deadly explosion

A few days after the deadly explosion that rocked the Beirut Port, killing over 160 people, container lines have resumed calls to Beirut, with the terminal having sustained only minor damage, leading companies said. The August 4 blast in Beirut’s...