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Port Harcourt refinery to produce 60,000 barrels/day early 2023 – FG

Port Harcourt refinery to produce 60,000 barrels/day early 2023 – FG

THE Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Tuesday, said the April 2023 completion date for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery was feasible and that the plant would refine 60,000 barrels of crude by...

Our Training Focuses On Food Security, Maritime Sector – Presidential Amnesty Programme

The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), says its training for ex-militants in the Niger Delta region focuses on food security and the maritime sector, also referred to as the blue economy. The PAP said the essence is to maximise the economic...

NPA Expects 27 Ships With Petroleum Products At Lagos Ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 27 ships to arrive at the port from April 1 to April 19. The NPA said this known in its Shipping Position made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Kaduna-Abuja train attack: Buhari, National Assembly, governors demand tough actions, survivors recount ordeal

At least eight out of the 398 passengers, who boarded the ill-fated Kaduna-bound train from Abuja around 6pm on Monday, have been confirmed dead by the federal and state governments, while 28 are currently hospitalised and several others still...
Nigerian Navy wants to join in cargo examination at seaports

Nigerian Navy wants to join in cargo examination at seaports

The Nigerian Navy has said that it wants to join the legion of government agencies involved in examining cargoes at the nation’s seaports. The cost of doing business at the nation’s seaports is alarmingly high because of the proliferation of...
Customs seizes police vehicle smuggling rice in Ogun

Customs seizes police vehicle smuggling rice in Ogun

A suspected police vehicle with smuggled foreign rice has been impounded by the Ogun I Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). Controller of the command, Bamidele Makinde, said the Hillux van, with police number plate PF 10889 SPY was...

Amid concerns, Buhari opens $100m new Lagos airport terminal today

• Unions demand concession details • FAAN demolishes AIB regional office, others for parking space About eight years after its scheduled delivery date, President Muhammadu Buhari will, today, open the state-of-the-art terminal at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The terminal,...
Nigeria’s port concession model the best in Africa — World Bank

Nigeria’s port concession model the best in Africa — World Bank

The World Bank has said that Nigeria’s port concession model, which was rolled out in 2006, is the best in Africa. A Senior Transport Specialist of World Bank, Olatunji Ahmed, stated this in Lagos on Thursday during a visit to...
Buhari: Nigeria set to extend its maritime boundaries without war, litigation, or purchase

Buhari to inspect Lekki port, commission Dangote Fertiliser plant tomorrow

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow inaugurate the Dangote Fertiliser plant as well as inspect ongoing construction works at the Lekki deep seaport. Both projects are located in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State. The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ministers, captains...
Nigeria Dumps Maritime Bank For Regional Development Bank

Nigeria Dumps Maritime Bank For Regional Development Bank

There are strong indications that, the Federal Government may have dumped the much-expected Maritime Development Bank OF Nigeria. This hint was given on Thursday by the Director of Legal Services at the Federal Ministry of Transportation; Mr. Pius Oteh, who...

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Indonesia Seeks Local Partners to Offset Beijing in South China Sea

Tensions with China over the South China Sea have prompted Indonesia to invite maritime security officials from five ASEAN member states – Brunei, the...

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