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APFFLON Commends Minister Of Transportation Over Commitment To CRFFN Election

The African Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has commended the Minister of Transportation; Mr Rotimi Amaechi for his commitment to the Council For the Regulations of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) election. In a letter...

Again, CREFFPON Petitions Minister Of Transportation, Alleges Already-Existing Governing Board Before Elections

The Congregation of Registered Freight Forwarding Practitioners of Nigeria – CREFFPON has again petitioned the Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi over what the group described as emergence of some unprofessional signals which are not just capable of...

Stakeholders Raise Fears Over MAN Oron, Say Infrastructure Development Not Enough

Some stakeholders in the maritime industry have raised concerns over the need for international relevance of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) Oron, stating that the infrastructural development of the Academy is not enough to earn the school international...

Works ministry, NPA at war over Tin-can shoreline

THERE is a battle of ownership of the shoreline opposite Tin-can Island port between the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing and the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA. The area is between Tin-can first gate and Second gate...

Siting a Naval Base in Kano

THE recent decision by the Nigerian Navy Board to establish a Naval Base in Kano, which is 991.8 kilometres from the Navy’s main operational base in Lagos, is just another typical Nigeria-style decision which adds very little to nation’s...

Most govt escort vehicles were smuggled into Nigeria — Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that most of the escort vehicles used by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government were smuggled into the country. Assistant Comptroller-General in charge of ICT/Modernisation at NCS, Aliyu Saidu, stated this on...

APM Terminals Apapa honours employees on Global Safety Day

Nigeria’s leading container terminal operator, APM Terminals Apapa on Wednesday marked its 2021 Annual Global Safety Day, with over 60 employees and contractor staff with outstanding safety records recognized during an onsite event in front of colleagues and invited...

NIMASA not a revenue generating agency — Amaechi

The Federal Government has said that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is not mandated to generate revenue. It said the mandate of the agency was to act as regulator of maritime safety and security. The Minister of Transportation,...
Nigerian Immigration Service gets new Comptroller-General

Nigerian Immigration Service gets new Comptroller-General

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Idris Isah Jere as the acting Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). Until his appointment on Friday, Jere was a Deputy Comptroller General in charge of Finance and Account. He takes over from Muhammad...

Badagry Chamber Seeks FG’s Intervention In Benin Republic – Nigerian Businesses Spat

The Badagry Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (BACCIMA) has urged the Federal Government to intervene over the trans-border regulations enacted by Benin Republic Government on importation and exportation activities on its territory. The President of the Chamber, Alhaji...

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The old man and the sea (part 2)

By Ernest Hemingway (click here to read part 1) PAGE 2 “I remember,” the old man said. “I know you did not leave me because you doubted.” “It...

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