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Lagos Commends NIMASA For Relief Assistance

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has expressed gratitude to the officials of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its relief assistance to the victims affected by mishaps in Lagos State. The General Manager, LASEMA, Mr....

DEEP BLUE PROJECT WILL END CRIMINALITIES IN OUR WATERS – FG

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to rid the Nigerian territorial waters of criminalities through the Integrated Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project. Amaechi...

Ethiopia Crash: Black Box Data Review Begins In France

Investigators in France on Friday examined the black boxes of a Boeing 737 Max that crashed in Ethiopia as a spooked global airline industry waited to see if the cause was similar to the disaster in Indonesia months before....

US Grounds Boeing 737 Max Aircraft amid Safety Concerns

The ban on the Boeing 737 Max aircraft became worldwide on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump joined Canada and other countries in grounding the aircraft amid mounting global fears for the jets’ airworthiness. US authorities said new evidence showed...

Stop Operating Under High Tension, Electricity Firm Warns

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (Eko Disco) has issued what it called a final warning against conducting activities under and within the perimeters of high tension (HT) power lines. It also advised that such areas be vacated...

The Hurdles Mr President Must Cross This Term

  Its no longer news that Mr. Muhammadu Buhari may has won re-election as Nigeria’s president but he faces a very daunting list of present and long-term challenges over the next four years. The president who won the elections by less...

Navy, Shippers Council, Collaborate To Tackle Insecurity On Waterways

Worried by the menace of armed robbers and sea pirates disturbing the activities at the Nigeria waterways, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and the Nigerian Navy have agreed to collaborate to tackle these menace. This was revealed yesterday when...

NIWA Blames Operators For Lagos Boat Mishap

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has blamed the operator of a 20-passenger boat operated by Eda Olaropin/Bayeku Association heading to Bayeku in Ikorodu from Okeranla in Ajah for the boat mishap that claimed three lives. It was learnt...

Customs Intercepts Contrabands Worth N9bn

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), yesterday said it intercepted fireworks explosives and dynamites imported into the country from China. The explosives, which was intercepted on Lagos road by the Comptroller-General Strike Force headed by Assistant Comptroller Shuaib Muhammed, was...

South Korea Fines BMW $10 Million Over Several Engine Fires

South Korea said Monday it will fine BMW 11.2 billion won ($9.9 million) and file a criminal complaint against the company with state prosecutors over an allegedly botched response to dozens of engine fires reported in the country. South Korea’s...

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OPEC Sees Demand For Its Crude Oil Lower In 2019

OPEC expects demand for its crude oil to average 31.4 million bpd in 2019, down by 100,000 bpd from last month’s forecast, which suggests...

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