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Global Piracy On The Decline- IMB Report

The first nine months of this year saw fewer incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships than the corresponding period of 2018, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said in its latest report. 119 incidents have been reported to...

‘Navy, NIMASA, NPA Can Secure Nigerian Waters’

  • Ports users call for secure anchorage area The Nigerian Navy (NN), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), are expected to work vigorously to access the Secured Anchorage Area (SAA), at no cost...

Senate Probes Security Situation At Lagos Ports

The Senate, yesterday, alleged that a company offering illegal security services at the safe anchorage area in the Lagos ports, OMLS Limited, had diverted N263.89 billion. Consequently, it mandated its Committees on Navy and Marine Transport to carry out a...

Lagos Records Highest Number of Pirate Attacks Globally

It is not yet cheery news for Nigeria, as latest piracy report showed that Lagos recorded the highest number for incidences for any port. The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) report said despite reporting more attacks than any other country, Nigeria...

Report: NPA Cancels $133.28M SAA Fees

...shipping companies hail move ...Insists Navy, NIMASA, statutorily required to secure country’s waters Concerned by threat to national security and the cost of doing business at the country’s seaport, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has notified the Nigerian Navy of its...

Iranian Tanker Hit By Missiles

...Oil prices expected to rise Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Friday, October 11, 2019, after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker had been struck by missiles in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, raising the prospect...

Exit of Nigerians Hurting South African Economy- SA Envoy

...Ramaphosa apologises to Nigerians South African President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday apologised to Nigeria for the xenophobic attacks on its citizens. The apology was tendered to President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House, Abuja, by the two special envoys the South...

Drone Attacks Set 2 Saudi Oil Facilities Ablaze

Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Saturday that drone attacks caused fires at two oil facilities of Saudi petroleum company Aramco. The ministry said in a statement on the Saudi Press Agency that attacks were reported on Saturday morning in Abqaiq...

MTN Shuts Down Offices Nationwide

...millions lost because of xenophobic attacks ...customer care lines affected too South Africa owned telecommunications giant, MTN has announced the closure of all its shops in Nigeria. This may not be unconnected with the threat by some Nigerians to reciprocate...

NUPENG, PENGASSAN Task FG On Insecurity

Worried by increasing insecurity and crimes in the country, the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have urged the Federal Government to take necessary actions...

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Why Oil Prices Will Fall In 2019 And Beyond

The decision by the U.S. to grant waivers to eight countries, allowing them to continue to import oil from Iran, has helped ease the...

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