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Women tasked on training for recognition in transport, logistic sector

By Andrew Airahuobhor The push for recognition of women in decision making was the focus in the logistics and transport sector last week as Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT)…

NIWA plans international conference, exhibition

By Adedayo Odulaja  / Lagos As part of plans to open up the space for issues and matters relating to the country’s waterways even more, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA)…

Seafarers seek better recognition

The Federal Government has been urged to give attention to Nigerian seafarers so they can compete favourably internationally. National president of the Nigeria Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior…

NPH, NTC Bills faces uncertain fate

By Andrew Airahuobhor  / Maritime Correspondent Eight years after the port reforms, commitment of government is still in doubt as the executive have not sent two key transport sector reform Bills-the…

How govt policies boost neighbouring ports at Nigeria’s expense

Two important policies being implemented by the Federal Government aimed at boosting local capacity in the production of rice and manufacturing of vehicles seem to be threatening ports investments. While…

How security agencies compromise national security

By Andrew Airahuobhor There are indications that the country’s seaports, airports and land borders have remained porous, giving a boost to security challenges being faced by Nigeria, because of the…

Boat mishap: NIMASA intensifies awareness campaigns

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, has said that the Agency will continue to intensify safety awareness campaigns in states where water…

Customs agents, freight forwarding different, NCMDLCA tells govt

The National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA) has kicked up another controversy as it draws Federal Government’s attention to the “misconception generated by the grouping together…

Crude oil swap: How Nigeria incurs unnecessary logistics costs

Crude oil swap: How Nigeria incurs unnecessary logistics costs

By Andrew Airahuobhor Managers of Nigeria’s petroleum sector seems to be pushing the country further on the path of losses with the inefficiencies in the management of the logistics in…

MLC 2006 comes into force in Nigeria

MLC 2006 comes into force in Nigeria

Anxiety is high among stakeholders, following the coming into force of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 in Nigeria on June 18, 2014, after the country ratified it last year,…

‘Confab committee misled Nigerians over N540 billion unremitted NPA fund’

A maritime industry analyst and chief executive officer of Ships & Ports, Mr. Bolaji Akinola, has described as unfounded and sensational, the claim by the Public Accounts Committee of the…

Tariff hike on imported vehicles will inflict hardship on Nigerians – Expert

Implementation of the hike in tariff of imported vehicles will place the cost of vehicles beyond the reach of about 90 percent of Nigerians, increase the cost of transportation by…

NAGAFF seeks harmonised application of CRFFN, CEMA laws

NAGAFF seeks harmonised application of CRFFN, CEMA laws

Stories By Andrew Airahuobhor Correspondent   The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) wants the Ministers of Transport and Finance, to set up a joint technical committee to…

Tackling dearth of manpower in aviation industry

By Abel Orukpe Correspondent, Lagos Nigeria is one of the leading countries in the African aviation industry and the leader in both West and Central Africa having some of the…

NPA ready to combat emergencies, disasters

Port users in the country have been assured of the preparedness of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to combat any emergencies and disasters that may occur at any of the…

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