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Southwest and calculations ahead 2023 presidency.

Southwest and calculations ahead 2023 presidency.

As various interests strategise for 2023, the issue of zoning of presidential tickets by the two leading political parties is posing challenges to the Southwest.While stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) insist that a 2014 understanding of...
E-call up system: Stakeholders accuse terminal operators of sabotage

E-call up system: Stakeholders accuse terminal operators of sabotage.

Critical stakeholders who are into export, import and freight forwarding businesses have called on the federal government to hold AP Moller Terminal (APMT) and  Tincan Island Container Terminal (TICT) responsible if the electronic call up system employed to rid...
Funds stall repair of Tin Can port road.

Funds stall repair of Tin Can port road.

  Non-release of funds by the Federal Government has slowed down the repair of the road linking Tin Can Island Port, Lagos to the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway. An official of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing told SHIPS & PORTS that the slow...
Union threatens to shut ports over IOCs’ refusal to employ its members.

Union threatens to shut ports over IOCs’ refusal to employ its members.

  Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to compel international oil companies (IOCs) to allow stevedoring companies and dockworkers into their operational areas. In a statement issued on Friday, the President-General and...
NYSC laments poor state of orientation camp facilities

NYSC laments poor state of orientation camp facilities.

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has expressed disappointment over the poor state of facilities at some States and Local Government Areas (LGAs) across the country. Director General of the scheme, Brid-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, made the disclosure...

Boat operators to Sanwo -Olu, name Falomo, Ikorodu ferry terminals after Jakande

The Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON) has advised Lagos State Government to rename either Falomo or Ikorodu ferry terminals after the late Lateef Jakande, first civilian governor of Lagos State. The President of the...

Maritime stakeholders condemn unfavourable government policies at ports

Maritime stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to address the anti-export policies of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other hiccups affecting clearing at the ports. The call was made last week, the stakeholders lamented that hundreds of...

Nigerian Navy will create a conducive environment for maritime business – Rear Adm. Awwal Gambo

The Nigerian Navy has reaffirmed its commitment to restore normalcy in the nation’s maritime zone and entrench a conducive environment for maritime business to flourish. The above statement was made by the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Rear Adm. Awwal...

Police arrests Mr. Macaroni at #OccupyLekkitollgate protest

Popular Nigerian comedian, Mr Macaroni, has been arrested by operatives of the Nigerian Police Force at the on-going #OccupyLekkitollgate protest in Lagos. According to a video clip posted on his Instagram page, the comedian was seen detained in a Black Maria....

LASG vows to end traffic gridlock on Apapa Ports 

Lagos State Government ha vowed to restore law and order on Apapa Ports Access Roads, called for the cooperation of Nigerian Shippers’ Council to solve the traffic problem in Apapa. The call was made by the Chairman of the Task Team...

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