NIWA sensitises 180 boat captains, deckhands about waterway safety

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Lagos Area Office, on Saturday sensitised 180 boat captains and deckhands operating in Lagos about waterway safety. Mrs Sarat Braimah, the NIWA Lagos Area Manager, said that the sensitisation was in a bid to…

Oyetola harps on collaborative stakeholder engagement to boost international trade

Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, has assured Nigerians of his ministry’s unwavering commitment to collaborative engagements with stakeholders in the international trade community. Oyetola gave the assurance at the 2024 International Customs Day organised by the…

German farmers threaten further protests over fuel subsidy cuts

By Sascha Meyer, Fabian Nitschmann and Matthias Arnold, dpa   The leader of the German Farmers’ Association has threatened further protests from Monday if government plans to cut agricultural subsidies for diesel fuel are not reversed. “We don’t even need…

German farmers threaten further protests over fuel subsidy cuts

By Christian Thiele, Elena Zompi and Christoph Driessen   Hundreds of flights at Frankfurt Airport in Germany have been cancelled on Thursday, a day after a winter storm forced the airport to suspend take-offs and landings for several hours. Heavy…

Ministers, customs CG deliberate on phasing out physical inspection of cargo

The ministers of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, Transportation, Sen. Ahmed Alkali and Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adeniyi has agreed phasing out physical inspection of cargoes at the ports. They, in a resolution in Lagos on Monday noted…

Nigeria targets $10bn revenue through national shipping line

The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, says the ministry will consider the re-establishment of a National Shipping Line through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement. Oyetola said this at the maiden stakeholders roundtable engagement on Advancing Sustainable…

Aviation Safety: Investigation into ValueJet Incident Commences

The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau(NSIB) has appealed to the media and general public to remain calm as it commences an investigation into an incident involving a Bombardier CRJ-900LR aircraft with Nationality and Registration Marks 5N-BXR belonging to Valuejet Airlines which…

Alternative Fuel: Stakeholders x-ray realities of Nigeria’s energy transition

The BusinessDay / MOMAN Policy Intervention Series once again played host to an impact oriented stakeholder group; who came together to x-ray the entire gamut of the energy transition and what Nigeria must do to overcome the challenges to smooth…

MDAs urged to convert vehicles to CNG

The Nigerian Ministry of Petroleum Resources has urged Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) and Nigerians in general to convert their vehicles from Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) powered engines to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) engines to cushion the effect of fuel…

Environmental Group says Rivers Govt. Ring Road Project undermines environmental sustainability

The Association for Environmental Impact Assessment of Nigeria (AEIAN) says that the 50.15Km dual carriage Ring Road Project proposed by the Rivers State Governor will undermine environmental sustainability. Prof Ijeoma Vincent-Akpu, President of the association made this known to the…

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