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Ship Pollution: NIMASA to ensure availability of sulphur compliant fuel

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said it is determined to ensure availability of marine fuels that comply with the regulation by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) limiting the sulphur in the fuel oil used on board ships to 0.50 per cent m/m (mass by mass). Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, […]

Fifteen sailors kidnapped off Benin coast freed

The Dutch owners of a ship whose 15 crew members were kidnapped off the coast of Benin last month says they have been freed. De Poli Tankers said the crew of its chemical tanker Davide B were safe and can return to their families in Eastern Europe and the Philippines. Pirates attacked the Maltese-registered chemical […]

FAAN bars drivers from picking arriving passengers at the front of airport terminals

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has issued a new directive barring drivers from picking arriving passengers at the frontage of the airport terminals. In a statement released by Henrietta Yakubu, its general manager on corporate affairs, FAAN said the directive is in accordance with COVID-19 protocols set by the federal government to mitigate […]

Retired railway workers raise alarm over sale of monetised staff quarters

The Association of Nigeria Railway Senior Citizens, ANRSC, has kicked against sell of their staff quarters to foreigners who pose as foreign investors in Nigeria. The senior citizens whose quarters were monetised to them during their days in service, lamented that despite several efforts to perfect the monetization process, the Federal government has not been […]

Lagos red rail line ready in 2022 – LAMATA

The Managing Director of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, Mrs Abimbola Akinajo, has said the Lagos Red Rail Line will be operational in 24 months (October 2022). She made this statement in Lagos on Tuesday at a milestone meeting on the implementation of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit Red and Blue Line projects with […]

FG will complete $1.6bn Lagos-Ibadan railway December – Amaechi

The $1.6bn Lagos-Ibadan railway project will be completed in December this year or early January 2021, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, announced on Thursday. Amaechi, who disclosed this during a live television programme that also had the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, in attendance virtually, said he would work with Fashola and […]

Onitsha River Port to commence full operation 1st quarter of 2021 — NIWA

The National Inland Waterways, NIWA, yesterday, said that the Onitsha River Port would commence full operation by the first quarter of 2021. This was disclosed by the Area Manager of NIWA Area Office Onitsha, Anambra State, Mrs Queen Uba during an interactive session with newsmen in Onitsha. She said that NIWA has been making frantic […]