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Okada, articulated vehicles take over Lagos highways

Okada, articulated vehicles take over Lagos highways

Plying the Oshodi-Apapa expressway for the first time might leave one confused as to whether it is the major expressway leading to the country’s major seaports or an inner street, as most major bus stops have been taken over...
Lagos deploys female water guards to jetties

Lagos deploys female water guards to jetties.

PHOTO CREDIT: ChannelsTV   Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has deployed newly recruited female water guards to jetties and terminals. In a statement on Tuesday, LASWA said the development was to ensure efficient operations. LASWA General Manager, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, said the jetties had...

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...

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...

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...

Relief on port access roads as NPA begins electronic call-up 

There is progressive development on the nation's port roads as the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) kicks off the much-anticipated electronic call-up system tagged “Eto” on port access roads in Lagos. The electronic call-up is an innovation by Nigeria Port Authourity...

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Maritime agencies to evacuate cargo from Lagos ports to Onitsha

The heads of maritime agencies in Nigeria have been putting heads together at the possibility of utilizing the Onitsha River ports and other dry...

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