IMO Set to Meet with NIMASA, ICC  to Deter Piracy in Gulf of Guinea
…As Kidnappers Abduct 130 Crew Members in  GoG in 2020 IMO Sec Gen , Kitack Lim     The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has called   for urgent action to deter piracy in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) as it plans to facilitate meetings with the Nigeria Maritime Administration and... Read more
Why Nigeria Is to Construct $1.96bn Rail line to Link Niger Republic- Buhari
President Buhari virtually flagging off the construction  of the Kano- Maradi , Niger Republic Rail line from the Presidential  Villa in  Abuja on Tuesday.     Sequel to the widespread criticisms against the plan of the Federal Government  to construct a rail line  from Nigeria linking the Niger Republic... Read more
NPA Fulfils Pledge, Kicks -off Electronic Truck Call- Up System at Lagos Ports
Hadiza Bala Usman, NPA MD     In fulfillment of its pledge to start the new innovation, this month, and  as part of efforts to find a permanent solution to the problem of truck congestion around Apapa and its environs, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commenced   the Eto,... Read more
Lagos – Ibadan Expressway Gridlock:FG to Build 4,000 Trucks  Capacity Park
By Shola Fadeyi As part of measures to check the impact of articulated vehicles on the perennial gridlock on the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, the Federal Government has renewed its plan to build  a  4,000 trailer capacity Park, in  Ogere , located in  Ogun State  axis of the highway.... Read more
Nigerian Ports to Attain 90 % Digitalization by March 2021- Shippers’ Council
Tasks CBN on Intervention In Maritime Sector By Shola Fadeyi Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary/ CEO, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC)   The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), the Seaports Economic Regulator has pledged that by March 2021, 90 per cent of the Ports operations will be fully digitalized, as part of... Read more
Ways Shippers’ Council Is Curbing Spread of COVID-19 at Ports, Developing Economy
SPECIAL REPORT The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has tremendously utilized its capacity and technical knowhow, through the discharge of its functions, to  check the spread of the dreaded COVID  19 and contribute to the development of  the Seaports, Maritime Sector and the Nigeria’s economy, according to SHOLA FADEYI in... Read more
COVID-19 Palliatives :League Calls for Sack of Customs CG, CACs ,over Donation  of Poisonous Rice
Contaminated rice   The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP),  a group of distinguished and  seasoned journalists, has  called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately dismiss the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),  Colonel  Hammed Ali (rtd) , for donating  920,000 bags of  contaminated rice to the... Read more
Covid-19 : NPA Explains Why Lagos Ports  Will Remain Open, Despite Curfew
  By Shola Fadeyi … Assures on Smooth Operations at Lagos Ports …. as Customs Brokers Express Fears on Goods Delivery to Owners’ Warehouses By Shola Fadeyi The Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA ) has justified  the rationale  behind  ensuring that the Lagos seaports remain open , for  the next two... Read more
Shippers’ Council to Integrate Dry Ports into Nigeria’s Transport Master Plan
By Shola Fadeyi Comrade Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary/ CEO, Nigerian Shippers’ Council     The Nigerian Shippers’  Council has concluded arrangements to integrate the  establishment of  Dry Ports into Nigeria’s Transport Master Plan ,  as part of measures to accelerate the development of the facilities in the strategic locations... Read more
New DG, Dr Jamoh Says Management Will Take NIMASA, Maritime to Greater Heights
By Shola Fadeyi The new DG of NIMASA , Dr Bashir Jamoh receiving the hand over notes from the  former DG , Dr Dakuku Peterside , during a hand over ceremony which held at the Agency’s Headquarters in Lagos yesterday.     Dr Bashir Jamoh has taken over as... Read more