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Ministers Amaechi, Saraki interact with maritime stakeholders

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said that the Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki would personally be in charge of all maritime agencies.

WACT commissions $10 million mega cranes at Onne port

Following increased vessel traffic experienced at eastern ports due to the recent diversion of cargoes due to the Apapa gridlock in Lagos port, the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), has launched two new Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHCs) worth $10million (N3.6billion) for discharge of cargoes at the terminal.

Governors, stakeholders honour Rotimi Amaechi for contributing to economy

The contributions of the former Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi to the nation’s economy were relived in Lagos at the weekend, by some political elites and stakeholders in the maritime/transportation industry.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari, Hadiza Usman call for gender equality in maritime sector

Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday joined participants at a seafarers conference to call for more women participation in the maritime sector.

Prince Kolawole reelected speaker of Kogi Assembly

Members of the Kogi State House of Assembly on Thursday reelected Prince Matthew Kolawole as the new speaker of the 7th Assembly.
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is an airport serving Kano, the capital city of Kano State of Nigeria

Federal government to address the challenges of low freight activities at Kano airport

The Federal Government appears set to address the issues and proffer solutions to challenges identified to be causing low air freight activities at the Kano International Airport.

Federal government moves to address low freight activities in Kano airport

The Federal Government on Thursday said it was set to proffer solutions to the challenges identified to be causing low airfreight activities at the Kano international airport.
Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna and Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government secures $95 million agriculture loan

Mallam Nasiru Gawuna, Deputy Governor, Kano State, says the state has secured 95 million dollar loan from the Islamic Development Bank in Saudi Arabia to improve irrigation in the state.

Cooperative society set to begin rice farming

The Multipurpose Staff Cooperative Society of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has expressed readiness of the executives to invest the cooperative funds into rice production in other to improve dividend of cooperators.

Minister Amaechi, Bello, others bag Transport, Tourism awards

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has bagged a ministerial award for mass transportation infrastructure development alongside Mr Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) for outstanding transport regulator of the year.

Minister Amaechi: Federal government will observe due process on Ibadan dry port construction

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government will ensure due process in the construction of the Ibadan Inland Dry Port.

NSC: Rail connectivity will reduce cost, benefit shippers

Mr Hassan Bello, the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), says rails connected to the Inland Dry Ports will benefit shippers by reducing the cost of transportation drastically.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu orders speedy cargo clearance at ports

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the streamlining of Nigerian police operations at all the ports for speedy cargo clearance and improved efficiency.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu directs streamlining of activities at Nigerian ports

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a speedy and comprehensive streamlining of the operations of the Nigerian Police force in and around ports terminals in order to reduce unwholesome delays and inefficiency experienced at Nigerian ports, especially the Apapa ports.

NSC bemoans charges by shipping lines

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has expressed concerns over the imposition of multiple charges by multi-national shipping lines.

Hassan Bello: Nigerian territorial waters safe

The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Hassan Bello, has described the country’s territorial waters as very safe, urging both offshore and onshore shipping companies to continue calling at Nigerian seaports to load and offload their cargoes.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government calls for a scale-up of investors’ confidence in maritime sector

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has called for an appropriate regulatory framework to scale-up investors’ confidence in the maritime sector.

Shippers Council: $134 million Ibadan Inland Dry Port project begins soon

Mr Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers’ Council (NSC), has said that the construction of $134million new Ibadan Inland Dry Port (IDP) would commence soon.

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The remains of a police inspector, simply identified as Muhammad, was Thursday recovered after he was declared missing following a gun battle with armed herdsmen at a bush in Uvwiamughe community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

US, Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

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Tipper driver flees after killing two in Anambra

A tipper driver on Thursday killed two persons at Mbanakwa Okpuno, Nnewichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Tribunal upholds Akwa Ibom governor’s victory

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.
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Bayelsa guber: APC’ll shock PDP – lawmaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.