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PIRACY:   Russia Traces Its Kidnapped Seafarers to Nigeria

PIRACY: Russia Traces Its Kidnapped Seafarers to Nigeria

Russia’s foreign ministry says it is closely following developments since pirates attacked a ship off the coast of West Africa last week and is assisting with negotiations over the safety of eight crew members held…

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How Fear of Arms Importation Allegedly Forced FG To Shut Land Borders

How Fear of Arms Importation Allegedly Forced FG To Shut Land Borders

Fresh indications have emerged that the Nigerian government had directed closure of the land borders due to alleged intelligence report of some persons trying to smuggle arms and Armunition into the country through the land…

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Navy Set To Rid Lagos Creeks of Pirates As NPA Raise Alarm Over Attacks On Vessel

Navy Set To Rid Lagos Creeks of Pirates As NPA Raise Alarm Over Attacks On Vessel

…Seeks Single Window Integration with NPA The Nigerian Navy has declared its renewed resolve to rid the Tin Can Island creeks and others around the Lagos State of criminal elements, even as the Nigerian Ports…

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SIFAX Group sponsors Next Titan for the 6th year

SIFAX Group sponsors Next Titan for the 6th year

SIFAX Group, the longest-running sponsor of The Next Titan, Nigeria’s foremost entrepreneurial reality TV show, has renewed its annual sponsorship for the 6th edition of the show. SIFAX Group has been a sponsor of the…

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Navy Identify 35 Shipwrecks Hindering Ship Navigation Along Lagos Channel

Navy Identify 35 Shipwrecks Hindering Ship Navigation Along Lagos Channel

The Nigerian Navy has said that the Lagos channel that provide access for vessels into the Tin Can Island ports is dotted with about 35 identified shipwrecks which is hindering ship navigation. The Flag Officer Commanding,…

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IMO COUNCIL SEAT;  Hope Rising for Nigeria As Lloyd’s, NLNG Boost NIMASA Ship Registry

IMO COUNCIL SEAT; Hope Rising for Nigeria As Lloyd’s, NLNG Boost NIMASA Ship Registry

Even as Nigeria prepares to relaunch itself into the Category C’ of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) there are indications that the country’s chances are getting brighter as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA)…

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Nigeria Finally Signs Agreement  to Increase Seafarers Wages

Nigeria Finally Signs Agreement to Increase Seafarers Wages

After spending eight years going back and forth and delaying on the signing, the National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC) yesterday signed the much awaited conditions of service andCollective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for Nigerian seafarers.The signing ceremony…

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D’banj Debuts in Nollywood with ‘Sugar Rush’

D’banj Debuts in Nollywood with ‘Sugar Rush’

‘ Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, entrepreneur and television personality Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known by his stage name D’banj, has made his first movie appearance in a new film D’Banj debuts in Jade Osiberu‘s “Sugar…

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Shippers Raise Alarm, Says Banning More Imports Will Cripple Nigerian Ports, Industries

Shippers Raise Alarm, Says Banning More Imports Will Cripple Nigerian Ports, Industries

The Shippers Association Lagos State (SALS) has raised concerns that Nigerian ports would continue to suffer, just as the manufacturing industries have suffered, if the Federal Government decides to place ban on importation of certain…

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Senate President, Lawan Condemns Attack on Ekweremadu

Senate President, Lawan Condemns Attack on Ekweremadu

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has condemned the shameful assault on former Deputy President of the Senate,Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany. Senator Ekweremadu was to give a keynote address at the Second Igbo Annual Cultural Festival and Convention…

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