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In bid to halt piracy and other acts of criminality in Nigeria’s territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken delivery of a Special Mission Aircraft (SMV).
Bridges in Lagos, particularly Apapa axis, are at risk of collapse because of the weight of parked heavy-duty trucks on them.
The Lagos state sector commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Olusegun Ogungbemide has commended federal government for ongoing development of rail sector, saying, it will reduce damage of roads by heavy duty loaded trucks/petrol tankers and boost economic activities in the country.
The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has stressed the need for employers in the private and public sector to pay more attention to the safety, health and welfare of their employees in the performance of their official assignments.
The Akwa Ibom State Government has justified its decision regarding the site of Ibom Deep Seaport and Industrial City, saying the site was selected due to its viability and accessibility and not on sentiments or politics.
The House of Representatives yesterday expressed worry over the delay in the conclusion of the review and renewal of agreements for the concession of the country’s seaports, as it directed its Committees on Ports Harbour, Privatisation and Commercialisation to interface with relevant government agencies and other parties to investigate the cause of the delay.
After a meeting with the executive secretary of NSC, Barr. Hassan Bello, yesterday in his office, the president general of MWUN, Com. Adewale Adeyanju, warned other multinational companies in the maritime sector to desist from bringing in expatriates from Benin Republic, Ghana and other West African countries to takeover jobs meant for Nigerians.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will lead a delegation to the national Maritime Summit on Apapa traffic gridlock.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Western Marine Command (WMC), has intercepted cannabis sativa with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N694, 575, 000.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Federal Government took a loan for the about $2.5 billion that went into the construction of a railway linking Lagos and Ibadan.
The Lagos State Government says 127,885 persons have so far received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
Managing Director of Nigeria Export-Import Bank, NEXIM, Alhaji Abba Bello, says Nigeria needs more functional port terminals to facilitate the export and import of goods, ease the Apapa gridlock, and also expand economic growth and development in other parts of the country.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 46,369 persons have been vaccinated in the state as at March 19, 2021 with Eti-Osa Local Government Area leads with the highest number of persons vaccinated.
Commercial operations at the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) will begin in the first quarter of 2023, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, got the assurance from Tolaram Group – the frontline investor handling the project.
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has appealed to Lagos State government and the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) to sustain enforcement of electronic call-up system for trucks plying the Apapa Port route.
As the traffic situation in Lagos metropolis continues to escalate, the President of Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), Mr. Gani Balogun, said what Lagos State Government was doing was good, so far and that the Apapa gridlock was not beyond solution.
Kelechi Iheanacho is hoping to fulfil a long-term ambition by lifting the FA Cup on Saturday (today) against Chelsea.
The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal yesterday set aside the conviction of four companies allegedly connected with the former first lady, Patience Jonathan.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Republic of Chad of Nigeria’s readiness to help that country stabilise and return to democratic rule within 18 months as promised by its Transitional Military Council President, Lt General Mahamat Deby last month.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has started mobilising its affiliate unions and civil society organisations to join the strike in Kaduna State, scheduled to commence midnight Sunday, May 16.
Parents of the remaining 16 abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna State, have been thrown into further confusion, following the decision of the kidnappers to cut further communications with them.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight that Eid festival will continue to bring with it peace, safety, security, brotherhood and love amongst Muslims and Christians as witnessed during the fasting period.
In the wake of the renewed onslaught against the COVID-19 pandemic, Federal Capital Territory, FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has banned congregational prayers at the National Eid ground in Abuja, restricting all Eid-il-Fitr prayers to neighbourhood Juma’at Mosques.
The Police Command in Ebonyi has warned native doctors against providing criminals with charms to perpetrate criminal activities in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the designer of the National Flag, Pa Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi, on the occasion of his 85th birthday.
The immediate past President of Nigeria Maritime Law Association (NMLA), Mr. Chidi Ilogu, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has made a strong case for the training of young maritime lawyers to enable them acquire proper understanding of admiralty practice.