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Anxiety brews as returned DG of NIMASA, Omatseye set to resume work this Wednesday

Omats

Palpable confusion seems to be brewing at the 4, Burma Road head office of the at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), since the Court of Appeal in Lagos reversed the sentence on former Director General of NIMASA, Barrister Temisan Raymond Omatseye on allegations of N1.5 billion fraud. The judgment also returned him to his office as the ...

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NPA maintains uniform tariffs across all ports in Nigeria including Rivers Port—Umar

MEMPON NPA

The Port Manager of Rivers Port Complex, Mr. A. G. Umar has made a clarification, saying the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) operates a uniform tariff across all port complexes in Nigeria. This has therefore put to rest, claims that tariff differentials scares customers away from Rivers Port. Explaining more on the activities of Rivers Port Complex, during a recent courtesy ...

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Disquiet at NIMASA as Appeal Court returns Omatseye’s as NIMASA DG

Omats

Since Thursday, yesterday evening, there had been anxiety at the 4, Burma Road, Apapa, national headquarters of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), following the judgment of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal which overturned the judgment of the Federal High Court in Lagos convicting a former DG of the agency, Mr. Raymond Omatseye, and sentenced ...

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Boeing temporarily suspends test flight of new plane

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Boeing has temporarily halted test flights of its new 737 MAX aircraft due to possible issues with the engine. The stoppage came days before the US plane maker was due to make its first delivery of the aircraft to a customer. But Boeing said it was sticking with plans to begin MAX deliveries this month, adding that production of the ...

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Experts list five factors frustrating growth of indigenous shipping in Nigeria

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Five reasons have been revealed as being the major clogs in the wheel of progress for indigenous shippers, thereby frustrating them in playing the big role in West and Central African coastal trading. In an interview with the managing director of NBE Oceaneering Limited Port Harcourt, Chief Chris Igbojekwe, he listed the factors to include banks non-performing loans, current fluctuations ...

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End of ‘armed’ herdsmen insight as Kogi Court sends 17-year-old herdsman to death

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Following the recent conviction of a 17-yearold cattle breeder, Haruna Usman arrested with AK 47 and several ammunitions, by a Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja yesterday, end of the era of Fulani herdsmen moving around with arms has come. Usman was found guilty of stabbing one Happy David following an argument thereby committing culpable homicide. Armed welding Fulani ...

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Turkish Airlines Int’l flights get specially designed headphones

Turkish deal

As part of the excellent in-flight entertainment services, Turkish Airlines is now offering the state-of-the-art Philips headphones in its business class. Permanently aiming to make its passengers’ flights into an unequalled experience, the airline, in a statement, said it offers special headphones in the business class of international flights except intercontinental ones. “These new high-end headphones, specially designed for long ...

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First step to ease of doing business at ports should be fixing port access roads—BH Report

Apapa port access

The sorry state of Lagos Ports access roads has taken a deadly dimension since the setting in of rainy season. The entire port access roads are in shambles, making all the claims and counter claims on efforts of growing ease of doing business by the federal government to have a resemblance of deception and official lies to investors. Survey by ...

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NPA moves to collaborate with Japan on seaports operational efficiency

NPA Safety

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has given an indication of an emerging partnership with the government and seaport operators of Japan in the areas of technical and manpower support in growing operational efficiency at the nation’s Seaports. Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman who was represented by Professor Idris Abubakar, the Executive Director Engineering and Technical Services at ...

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Turkish Airlines offers newest laptops on-board for BC passengers

Turkish deal

Following the ban on use of information and communication technology (ICT) gadgets and other electronic devices on United Kingdom and United States-bound flights by the authorities, Turkish Airlines has provided an alternative way of making its passengers access state-of-the-art laptop onboard to continue with their business. In effect, the service, which is yet another innovation from Turkish Airlines for its ...

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