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NIMASA to learn how to disburse CVFF from other African maritime nations at AAMA

Imo Nimasa

Just as indications are beginning to emerge President Mummadu Buhari will on April 20, meet the body of African Maritime leaders under the aegis of Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA), industry experts who have been calling on Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to disburse the Cabotage Vessels Financing Fund (CVFF) say the summit presents yet another training ...

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Must Osinbajo visit somewhere before things start to get better?


A scenario that tends to mean that the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, MUST VISIT a troubled spot before the needful will be done, is gradually playing out in the country. The trend seems to have started from his visit to Niger Delta. It is now clear that since the Vice President toured the flashpoints’ of violence in ...

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APM Terminals CEO, Engelstoft meets staff, rollout development plans


Chief Executive Officer of APM Terminals Apapa, Mr. Morten Engelstoft has met with staff and customers of the leading West Africa’s container terminal and expressed confidence on the Nigerian economy. In his address, he assured the staff that “My priority is to create a company that is an attractive place to work”. Giving further highlights on the drive of his ...

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2 divergent delivery work rate worry stakeholders on Abuja airport runway

Abuja airport

Less than one week after the Minister of State for Aviation, Capt. Hadi Serika told Nigerians that rehabilitation of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, runway was 57.5 per cent completed, the Managing Director of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Saleh Dunoma has presented another delivery readiness percentage to the visiting Vice president. FAAN boss while conducting the ...

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Woman make passengers happy, delivers baby girl on board Turkish Airlines

Turkish Air Baby

An uncommon event has occurred on a flight of Turkish Airlines as a Conakry-Ouagadougou flight experienced a safe baby delivery on board. The unexpected little guest made happy all passengers of Turkish Airlines’ TK538 Conakry-Ouagadougou flight. A statement from Turkish Airlines, said the cabin crew, who saw a woman passenger named Nafi Diaby, 28-week-old pregnant traveler flying with Turkish Airlines’ ...

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NPA boss, Hadiza Usman visits IDP camps in Maiduguri, donates bags of beans, rice, others

NPA IDP visit

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, on Saturday raised the stake of the federal agency in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital as she paid scheduled visit to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps.. Usman defied the anxiety generated by the early morning twin bomb blasts to pay scheduled visit to IDPs ...

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Customs FOU Zone ‘A’ hits N2.05bn in Q1, assures continued fight against smuggling

Fou Owerri

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja, Lagos has reported total income of N2,050,930,137.90 for the just ended first quarter of 2017. A statement issued by Jerry Attah, Public Relations Officer for the Controller of FOU, Comptroller Haruna Mamudu said the feat was possible due to intensified anti-smuggling operations leading to the interception of  various ...

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Customs FOU Zone ‘C’, Owerri raises stakes, makes 17 seizures valued at N251m in March

Fou Owerri

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone C Owerri, has reported 17 seizures of various contraband items with duty paid value of N112,617,700 in the month of March. The Unit during its anti-smuggling operations in March also intercepted and detained a huge consignment of medicaments worth N178,209,310 in duty paid value. This brings the sum of duty paid value ...

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Nigerians, others in US flights to enjoy free WiFi, says Turkish Airlines

Turkish airline

Turkish Airlines has introduced a new telecommunications service that allows Nigerians and passengers from other nationalities on United State-bound flights of the airlines. The new adjustments, according to the airline, has become necessary in order to further ensure a pleasant travel to the United States on Turkish Airlines, which is Europe’s Best Airline for six consecutive years, according to recent ...

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‘2nd Niger Bridge, Onitsha-Aba railway; baits to be used to woo S/East in 2019 elections’

Ohaneze ASPMDA

Followers of national electioneering campaign gimmicks have smoked out two mega schemes most likely to be used by front-line political parties to trade bulk votes come 2019 presidential election from the South East. But they have warned stakeholders in the region to either begin now to clear the clogs on their eyes to avoid the political mistakes of yesteryears’. Surveys ...

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