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NDLEA seizes 649,300 tramadol capsules at Lagos airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said its operatives have seized 649,300 capsules of tramadol at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. In a statement on Sunday, NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, said €809,850 cash suspected to be proceeds...

Producers Of Substandard Fuel Must Be Held Accountable – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that producers and providers of consumable products be held accountable for substandard services and or products sold by them. The President has also given directives to the relevant government agencies to take every step in...

Passengers decry rickety state of boats on Lagos waterways

Passengers using Lagos waterway transportation have decried the rickety state of boats plying the different routes in the state, describing them as ‘disaster waiting to happen.’ They also lamented the attitude of waterways regulators in checkmating the boat operators and...

Ships collide off Dutch coast in storm, rescue efforts under way

The Dutch coastguard is sending rescue boats and helicopters to evacuate 18 people from a ship that collided with another vessel in the middle of a storm off the coast of the Netherlands. PHOTO CREDIT: Offshore Energy The vessel, the Maltese...

Seven killed in Niger boat accident

No fewer than seven persons were said to have been killed in a boat mishap that occurred in Zhigiri village of Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. The incident was said to have occurred when some of the villagers...

Wakashio’s captain, chief mate plead guilty over grounding

Seventeen months after the MV Wakashio grounded on the reefs of Pointe d’Esny, a village in the south-east of the Indian Ocean’s island of Mauritius, Captain Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, 58, and his first mate, Hitihamillage Subodha Janendra Tilakaratna, 45,...

Mediterranean Sea to become emission control area for shipping

The EU, together with countries from around the Mediterranean Sea, have agreed to support the designation of a sulphur emissions control area (SECA) in the Mediterranean Sea region. As explained, ships steaming through the Mediterranean will only be allowed to...

7 girls die in Jigawa boat mishap

Seven girls have been confirmed dead in a boat accident in Jigawa State. The accident reportedly occurred on Thursday night while the boat ferrying the women back from Gasanya to Gafasa, Kafin Hausa local government area. The victims were said to...
55 die in DR Congo boat mishap

55 die in DR Congo boat mishap

At least 55 people died in a boat accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo, local authorities confirmed to newsmen on Friday. Many of people were still missing, government spokesman, Jose Misiso said. The overcrowded boat was travelling on the Congo...

Normalcy Returns To NPA After Early Morning Fire Incident On Wednesday

A section of the headquarters of the Nigerian Ports Authority was gutted by fire on Wednesday but no sensitive documents were lost in the incident, NPA spokesman, Olaseni Alakija, said. This fire incident is coming 11 months after property worth...

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Japaul, Maritime Services Lead Top Gainers Chart At Stock Exchange

Japaul Oil & Maritime Services traded higher at the end of yesterday’s transactions on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). It...

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