NPA clarifies directive on agencies allowed at ports, includes NDLEA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has given clarification on the agencies of government that are statutorily allowed to operate within the ports in Nigeria.



A statement in Lagos by the Head of Public Affairs of the NPA, Ibrahim Nasiru, said a 2011 Presidential Directive through the Federal Ministry of Transportation listed eight agencies as approved to be at the port.

NIMASA bags 2016 Public Organisation of The Year Award by TELL


The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has emerged the winner of the 2016 Public Organization of The Year Award organized by TELL Magazine Nigeria Limited.

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, DG NIMASA

Agric Produce Export: Ogbeh says Nigeria to formally export certified yams to UK, US from June 29

Nigeria  is set to begin the formal export of certified yams to the United Kingdom and United States from June 29,  according to confirmations given  by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh.



Ogbeh said it is a major achievement for the agricultural sector, adding that the market was lost in the past because of poor quality control and rejection of some of the products.

Master Mariners charge FG to address duplication of functions by maritime agencies

…bemoan lack of seatime training for Nigerian cadets

The Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM) has called on the Federal Government to put an end to the problem of duplication of functions across the several agencies of government concerned in the maritime industry.

President, NAMM, Capt. Joseph Awodeha


President of the NAMM, Capt. Joseph  Awodeha made the call in Lagos at the weekend during the association’s quarterly paper presentation made by Retired Rear Admiral Godwill Ombo, with the theme “Coastguards and Navies: The roles and responsibilities of the Nigerian Navy."

NPA insists only 7 Agencies of Govt to operate within Nigeria’s ports

Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reiterated its resolve to enforce the Presidential Executive Order concerning the 24-hour operations at the nation’s Seaports.

HURILAWS takes on legal battle for 46,351 persons awaiting trial in Nigerian Prisons



The Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) has filed a fundamental rights class action on behalf of all the 46,351 persons awaiting trial in Nigerian Prisons.

HURILAWS, in a statement, said “The suit is against the Attorney General of the Federation, the Administration of Justice Commission, the Administration of Justice Monitoring Committee and the Comptroller-General of Prisons.”

One sure way to get through tough times


   When you're faced with a setback, be your own best friend.




If you want to cultivate resilience, self-compassion may be more important than self-esteem, says Kristin Neff, PhD, an associate professor of human development at the University of Texas, Austin. 

Courses Bill Gates recommends for study today


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Take notice, incoming college freshmen — the richest person in the world has some advice for what you should study.

Nigeria will be great again—CAN Chairman


The Chairman, Lagos State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Apostle Alexander Bamgbola, on Sunday said Nigeria would be great again, urging the people not to relent in their prayers.

Pastor Owen Nlekwuwa and his wife during the foundation laying ceremony

Nlekwuwa preaches ‘fresh focus’ for youths as Olivet Bible Church lays new foundation


Pastor Owen Nlekwuwa, Senior Pastor, Olivet  Bible Church


Senior Pastor of the Olivet Bible Church, Festac Town Lagos, Owen Nlekwuwa, has called for a “fresh focus” for the Nigerian youth.

Nlekwuwa made the call at a news briefing at the weekend, ahead of the church foundation laying ceremony for its “Inspiration Centre” scheduled for Saturday, May 13 in Festac Town.