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Ease of doing business worst in shipping industry—Shippers’ group

Amaechi

…Rejects moving cargoes to Ogun State truck park Contrary to claims by all most all maritime agency of the government that they are providing ease of doing business at ports, ...

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Nigeria, Ghana gradually becoming stimulant drugs heaven for youths

Tramadol Drugs

India, China and other Asian economies are quietly becoming a source of concern for populous nations of Africa including Nigeria and Ghana following the surging inflow of seductive and cracking ...

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Forced merger’ll boost operations of Nigerian airlines—Experts

MMIA, Lagos

Current realities in global aviation industry and Nigerian experiences in recent past have called for mergers and acquisitions that will raise the fleet in airlines and shrink number of operators. ...

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Tincan Customs Command hands over falsely declared drugs to NAFDAC

Customs Tincan Yusuf-Bashar

The  Customs Area Controller of Tincan Island Port Command in Lagos, Comptroller Yusuf Bashar has officially handed over a 40ft container with number MRKU 519445/3 containing cartons of Spectradol (Tramadol) ...

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Nigeria’s aviation infrastructure deficit hits $30 billion—IATA

Amaechi Seriika

Whereas the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has revealed that Nigeria’s aviation infrastructure deficit is about $30 billion, drop in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Nigerian aviation industry in ...

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NPA still silent on arbitrary charges by shipping companies

Container Vessel

Surviving importers and agents at the seaports have raised alarm on the reintroduction of congestion surcharge by foreign shipping lines, saying if no intervention is insight, they may shut down ...

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Navy’s duplication of NPA’s Maritime Safety Information portal worrisome

Navy Info Portal

On Thursday last week, the Nigerian Navy (NN), unveiled an online Maritime Safety Information (MSI) portal and data centre to provide mariners with real time security and safety information on ...

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New NPA’s measures to ease Apapa gridlock’ll work—Port users

NPA Usman

Leading port users including importers and clearing agents have welcomed the new set of traffic regulations rolled out by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to track the unprecedented glut in ...

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Mandate domestic airlines to begin operations from 20 aircrafts—Experts

Serika

To limit the recurring cases of bankruptcy and loan defaults, leading stakeholders in the nation’s aviation industry have called on the Federal Government to enact a law that will make ...

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New beginning underway as Airbus, Boeing flash interest in national carrier

Amaechi Seriika

Barring any last minute change of mind, the planned flotation of a new national air carrier may be fleet-rolled by leading aircraft manufacturers, Airbus or Boeing before the end of ...

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