NPA plans to support UNILAG under its CSR programme


The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (left) presents a plaque to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who paid a courtesy visit to the MD at the NPA Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos.

SIFAX Group compensates family of deceased dockworker


SIFAX Group has paid financial compensation to the family of Mr. ThankGod Ojomah, who died as a result of an accident involving one of the company’s haulage trucks.


L-R: Mr. Jonah Ojomah, immediate younger brother of the deceased; Mrs. Edna Nathaniel Ojomah, wife of the deceased, and Mr. Adewale Aderibigbe Adetayo, General Manager, SIFAX Haulage during the payment of financial compensation to the family of Mr. ThankGod Ojomah.

NPA MD advocates deployment of FBV in low draught channels


The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has advocated for the deployment of Flat Bottom Vessels (FBV) in channels with low draught in the nation’s seaports.



The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (middle), the President, Nigerian Chamber of Shipping  (NSC), Andy Isichei (left), and the Director General, Nigerian Chamber of Shipping, Obiageli Obi (right),  when the President of NSC paid a courtesy visit to the MD at the NPA Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos. 

Public presentation of 'Beacons of Nigeria Maritime Industry'

Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi(5th from left),leading the public presentation of 'Beacons of Nigeria Maritime Industry' at the NIIA, Victoria Island, Lagos. 

Book Review: Beacons of Nigeria Maritime Industry



Professor Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika, Book Reviewer

TITLE OF BOOK: BEACONS OF NIGERIA MARITIME INDUSTRY
PUBLISHER: Manifest Books Surulere, Lagos
YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2017
REVIEWED BY: Prof. Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika,
Department of Mass Communication
University of Lagos, Lagos

Photo News: Amaechi at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi  Amaechi, receiving a plaque from the Vice  Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Prof. Joseph E. Ahaneku, during the 12th Convocation Lecture of the University in Awka, Anambra State, recently.

Amaechi urges Igbos on position in national politics

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has called on Igbos to rise up to the challenge of being in the government at the centre by upping  their politics from regional to national.


R-L... President-General, Ohaneze Ndi Igbo World-Wide, Chief John  Nnia Nwodo, the Obi of Onitsha, HRM Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, the Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi  Amaechi,  the Vice  Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NUA) Prof. Joseph E. Ahaneku, Head of Service, Anambra State and Representative of the State Governor, Hon. Harry Udo during the cutting of cake to mark the 12th Nnamdi Azikiwe University Lecture, titled: "The Igbo in the Politics of Nigeria," at Awka, Anambra State, recently. 

Book: ‘Beacons of Nigeria Maritime Industry’ for public presentation March 22


A spectacular ‘Who-is-Who’ book featuring people in the maritime industry titled ‘Beacons of Nigeria Maritime Industry’ will be launched on March 22, 2018 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, by 10 am. 



Humanitarian works: Rotary Club of Ikoyi restores sight to many


The Rotary Club of Ikoyi has conducted a free Cataract Eye Surgery treatment for many less privilege people, to help  restore their sights without stress.

L-R: Past President, Rotary Club of Ikoyi, Rotarian John Senaya; Coordinator, Free Eye Cataract Surgery by Rotary Club of Ikoyi, Rotarian (Dr.) Wale Omole; Director Community Services, Rotary Club of Ikoyi, Rotarian Charles Okonkwo; President, Rotary Club of Ikoyi, Rotarian Isichei Osamgbi; Dr Alarape Taofik of Eye Foundation Hospital attending to one the beneficiaries, Mrs Afolayan Bose, during the Rotary Club of Ikoyi Free Cataract Surgery operation in partnership with the Eye Foundation Hospital in Lagos

Customs tightens anti-smuggling noose, seizes Rolls Royce, 14 trailers of Rice, others valued N1.6 bn

Mohammed Uba, CAC Federal Operations Unit 'A' briefing Newsmen on seizures made

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja on Tuesday made public its massive seizures of smuggled choice cars, rice and other products with duty paid value of N1.6 billion, from January 1-31, 2018.

Special Task Force to remove trucks from Apapa-Oshodi Expressway


The Federal Government is to empower a special task force that will remove trucks/trailers on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway to make access into the Apapa ports easy.

NPA declares N300 bn revenue generation for 2017

 
Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday declared a revenue generation of N299.56bn for 2017 fiscal year.

Hijacked Marine Express recovered, crew safe and well

The product tanker Marine Express and its twenty-two crew members, who were attacked by pirates on February 1 while anchored off Benin, Gulf of Guinea, have re-assumed control of their ship, the ship’s manager Anglo-Eastern said.

Judith Amaechi advocates quality early education for eradicating militancy

Mrs Judith Amaechi, Founder, Empowerment Support Initiative 

Mrs Judith Amaechi, the wife of the Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and founder of Empowerment Support Initiative (ESI), a non-governmental organisation, says early education is the key to eradicating militancy and the use of children in carrying arms.

200 migrants from Nigeria, others drown in Mediterranean


It was a tragic start to New Year for migrants from Nigeria and other countries as hundreds of them crossing to Italy and Spain were feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said.

Dakuku Peterside berates Wike over offer on criminals in Rivers

DG NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside


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By Dr. Dakuku Peterside

Wike’s latest offer on criminals, another smokescreen to cover failure

The latest broadcast by Rivers State Governor, Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, CON, GSSRS in which he named and placed cash ransom on certain 32 verified notorious cultists, kidnappers, terrorists and murderers in 12 local government areas is a mere smokescreen to cover the failure of his regime to protect the people he swore to an oath to protect.

P Diddy sets to offer $1m contract to little boy in H&M Advert

Credit: The Source

Reports state that Diddy, founder and CEO of Sean John, will offer $1 million contract to the little boy from the H&M ad. 

Book blurb: “I was trying to describe what it feels like”



By Noy Holland
400 pages; Counterpoint

Over the past two decades, Noy Holland has been quietly publishing some of the finest short stories written in the English language. This collection brings together 44 of her best. 

Omoku Massacre: “Protect Rivers people or resign,” Amaechi tells Wike

Hon. Minister of Transportation and former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi


In the wake of the new year day killings that took place in Omoku, Rivers State, the immediate past governor of the State, and the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has, in a broadcast on Monday, charged the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to live up to his responsibility of securing people of the State or resign his position as governor.