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Multimillion naira gunboat sinks in Lagos, NIMASA denies responsibility

Multimillion naira gunboat sinks in Lagos, NIMASA denies responsibility

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has denied responsibility for a gunboat that reportedly sank in Lagos on Sunday. The NIMASA/Barugu, a gunboat reportedly in the fleet of Global West Vessels Specialists, was alleged to have been parked at...
FG okays N33.81bn for lie detectors, roads in ministries

FG okays N33.81bn for lie detectors, night vision goggles, roads in ministries

THE Federal Government approved N33.81bn for the award of various contracts for projects in the Ministries of Works and Housing; Industry, Trade and Investments, and Justice in Abuja on Wednesday. This includes N1.07bn for the procurement of eye-scanning lie detectors...
NIMASA DG; Jamoh Commiserates With El-Rufai On Recent Attacks In Kaduna

NIMASA DG; Jamoh Commiserates With El-Rufai On Recent Attacks In Kaduna

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA);Dr. Bashir Jamoh has commiserated with the Kaduna State government on the recent attacks involving Abuja-Kaduna train service and the invasion of the Kaduna airport leading to death, injury...
IPMAN Blames Private Depot Owners For Hike In PMS Price

IPMAN Blames Private Depot Owners For Hike In PMS Price

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Tuesday blamed private depot owners for the hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in some parts of Nigeria. IPMAN’s National President, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, told the News...
Diesel Price: Truckers Running At Deficit, Needs Special Consideration – COMTUA

Diesel Price: Truckers Running At Deficit, Needs Special Consideration – COMTUA

The Council of Maritime Transport Unions and Associations (COMTUA) on Tuesday said that increase in price of diesel has made truckers to run at a loss. The President of COMTUA, Mr Yinka Aroyewun, said in Lagos that the increase in...
Shipowners, ex-NIMASA DG demand probe of $195m fund

Shipowners, ex-NIMASA DG demand probe of $195m fund

The Ship Owners Association of Nigeria and a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Temisan Omatseye, have demanded the probe of the $195m Cabotage Vessels Financing Fund. In 2003, the CVFF was inserted in the Coastal...
P&O Ferries Draws More Fire for Mass Layoffs in UK

P&O Ferries Draws More Fire for Mass Layoffs in UK

Last week, ro/ro ferry operator P&O Ferries dismissed 800 British seafarers and replaced them with contract workers from overseas, and it is receiving strong union pushback for the decision. In the UK, P&O Ferries' decision to conduct a no-notice layoff...
“Amaechi Told Us He Has A Chairman Already For CRFFN Governing Council” – Farinto

“Amaechi Told Us He Has A Chairman Already For CRFFN Governing Council” – Farinto

A member of the newly-elected governing council of the Council for the Regulations of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) Dr. Kayode Farinto has alleged that the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi already has a preferred candidate for the...

Danger as abandoned trawlers, barges litter Kirikiri waterfront

• As operators appeal to NPA, NIMASA on evacuation Anxiety has heightened as abandoned fishing trawlers and barges constitute a danger for moving crafts along the Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) waterfronts in Lagos. Investigation reveals that most of the vessels have...

Blackout as national grid collapses, minister summons emergency meeting

Power generation on the national grid collapsed to zero megawatts around 10.40am on Monday, leading to widespread blackout across the country. Different power distri-bution companies alerted their customers about the grid collapse, stressing that it was what led to the...

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LASG Trains 100 Pupils On Waterway Safety

Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Friday concluded a one-week training on waterway safety for 100 pupils in riverine communities. The training was the second...

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