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Customs hinders 227 smuggling assaults on Kebbi

Operatives of Nigeria Customs Service, Kebbi state, seized N320 million worth of contraband between January and December 2020. Speaking to Journalists on Wednesday in Birnin Kebbi, the Customs Area Comptroller, Hafiz Kalla, revealed that the activities of the command in...

USCG Rescues 66 Anglers From Breakaway Ice Floe on Lake Michigan

The criminal case stemming from a 2019 accident in which the cruise ship MSC Opera hit a river cruise ship and the dock while arriving in Venice has been concluded with an agreement that will see jail time for...

Police raid criminal hideouts in Lagos, apprehend 27 suspects

Nigeria Police Force in Lagos arrested 27 suspects in a planned raid carried out on blackspots in the state on the 4th and 5th of February 2021. The force revealed that the raid is part of the commitment of the...

Osinbajo’s NPPM will tackle corruption, extortion – NIMASA DG

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday disclosed that the Nigerian Ports Process Manual (NPPM), launched by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, can tackle ports’ corruption and extortion. The manual was launched by the Vice President on Dec.10,...

Tragedy as Sailor Dies, 3 Injured on Bulker in Atlantic Storm

The recent Nor’easter that pummeled the Atlantic Coast with record snowfalls is also being blamed for the death of one seafarer and injuring three others aboard a bulk carrier that found itself caught in the developing storm. D’Amico Group’s 39,000...

Association of Maritime Truck Owners kick against Sanwo-Olu’s task force

The Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) has called on the federal government to  provide digital coordination of traffic on port access roads, the association urged the  government to abort plans to introduce a new task force on Apapa roads. Th...

Pirates attack cargo ship in the Gulf of Guinea 

 Pirates may have further confirmed their authority in the Gulf of Guinea as they boldly attacked a Cargo ship, around 0430UTC, on January 30, despite Government’s orchestrated anti-piracy preparations for 2021. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi had boasted last...

NIMASA DG vows to rescue kidnapped Turkish seafarers

The NIMASA Director General has vowed to rescue 15 Turkish seafarers that were kidnapped onboard a Liberian Flagged Vessel outside Nigerian Waters. The above declaration was made when the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Melih Ulueren, recently played host to the Director-General...

Shipowner Makes Contact With Kidnapped Crew of the Boxship Mozart

The 15 crewmembers who were kidnapped from the boxship Mozart last weekend are unharmed, Turkish vessel operator Boden Shipping said in a statement Thursday. "Boden Shipping communicated with the crew members of the container ship Mozart, which was hijacked off...

Apapa Gridlock: LASTMA, Police give traffic control to touts

Operatives of Nigeria Police force, LASTMA, on Thursday, ceded traffic control to touts along the Oshodi-Apapa expressway, thus expanding the traffic problems in the area. According to eye-witnesses, the situation, which reappeared two weeks ago, has deteriorated, as defiant commercial motorcyclists, popularly...

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Nigeria Demands $62 billion From Oil Majors For Past Profits

Nigeria is seeking to recover as much as $62 billion from international oil companies, using a 2018 Supreme Court ruling the state says enables...

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