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Navy Destroys Vessel Arrested By Tompolo’s Men

Navy Destroys Vessel Arrested By Tompolo’s Men

Operatives of the Nigerian Navy in Delta State on Monday destroyed an illegal oil bunkering vessel arrested with stolen crude oil aboard Niger Delta creeks. The PUNCH gathered that operatives of the newly-contracted private oil pipeline surveillance team, Tantita Security ...

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Boat Accidents Claim 701 Lives In 34 Months

Boat Accidents Claim 701 Lives In 34 Months

No fewer than 701 persons have lost their lives in 53 boat accidents in the country between January 2020 and October 2022, The PUNCH has learnt. The fatalities, which involved the passengers and the boat operators, were attributed to overloading, ...

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Tompolo Intercepts Massive Vessel Loaded With Illegal Crude Oil In Delta

Tompolo Intercepts Massive Vessel Loaded With Illegal Crude Oil In Delta

…Rejects N25m bribe The pipeline surveillance contract recently awarded to Tantita Security Services Limited by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) to assist curb oil theft and pipeline vandalism in the country, appears to be yielding targeted results. Tantita ...

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NIMASA Begins Probe Into NSDP Cadets Protest In Philippines

NIMASA Begins Probe Into NSDP Cadets Protest In Philippines

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Saturday, said the agency will embark on a fact-finding mission to the Philippines to engage the school where its Cadets of the National Seafarers Development Program (NSDP) are studying, over their ...

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Nigerians Don’t Want Water Bill, Afenifere Tells FG

Nigerians Don’t Want Water Bill, Afenifere Tells FG

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has described the insistence of the Federal Government to pass the repeatedly rejected Waterways Resources Bill into law as another instance of how the government is often hell-bent on going ahead with what the majority ...

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How To Make Nigerian Ports Competitive

How To Make Nigerian Ports Competitive

In this piece, ANOZIE EGOLE looks at several challenges bedeviling the Nigerian maritime industry and how to fix them to attract more patronage. Before the idea of port concession was conceived precisely in 2006, many stakeholders and players believed that ...

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NIMASA Deploys Special Mission Aircrafts To Fight Oil Theft – Jamoh

NIMASA Deploys Special Mission Aircrafts To Fight Oil Theft – Jamoh

Dr. Bashir Jamoh, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has given assurances that two special mission aircrafts in the deep blue project fleet of the agency will be deployed to fight oil theft and protect ...

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Calabar Port Returns To Life As Cargo Vessel Berths With 204 Trucks, Containers

Calabar Port Returns To Life As Cargo Vessel Berths With 204 Trucks, Containers

A general cargo vessel has berthed in the Calabar Port with 204 heavy-duty trucks, 22 cubic meters of mostly pipes and other containers. Speaking after the arrival of the vessel on Friday in Calabar, Mr Olumati Festus, Port Manager, Calabar ...

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Oil Theft: Navy Arrests 117 Suspects, Six Vessels

Oil Theft: Navy Arrests 117 Suspects, Six Vessels

The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo yesterday said the Nigerian Navy arrested 117 suspects and seized six vessels over alleged theft of petroleum products Gambo said the arrests and seizures were made in the last ...

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Gov Emmanuel Receives Chinese Maritime Firm, Reassures On Ibom Seaport Project

Gov Emmanuel Receives Chinese Maritime Firm, Reassures On Ibom Seaport Project

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel has restated the commitment of his administration towards the actualisation of the Ibom Deep Seaport project. He also expressed the readiness of his administration to do all that is necessary to ...

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