Tag: Maritime

Shippers’ Council, transport agencies move to eliminate corruption in maritime

Abdul Jimoh- December 4, 2019

Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is collaborating with agencies under the Ministry of Transportation to develop strategies to curb corruption in Nigeria and Africa. The Executive ... Read More

Buhari Advocates for Improved Ports Infrastructure for African Countries

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has Advised African countries to improve on ports infrastructure and utilise all natural maritime endowments to facilitate trade. Buhari made the plea ... Read More

Maritime Safety key to Economic Growth Says Yakubu Dogara

Tanimu- July 24, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said maritime safety is key to economic growth, especially in light ... Read More

Nigeria needs 50,000 Seafarers To meet Potentials of Maritime Industry – Speaker Dogara

Tanimu- October 10, 2017

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Let me formally welcome you all to this very important Public Hearing on two Bills, namely: A Bill For An Act To ... Read More

Nigeria Loses N7 Trillion To Insecurity In Waterways Annually – Dogara

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2017

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that Nigeria loses about N7 trillion naira annually to insecurity and revenue leakages ... Read More

Reps. Empowering Maritime Sector To Strengthen Alternative Revenue

Tanimu- May 22, 2017

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that as part of the efforts of the House to improve Nigeria's revenue sources, ... Read More

We’ll Strengthen Maritime Security, President Buhari Pledges

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 10, 2016

Abuja, Femi Adesina; Nigeria will team up with other countries to strengthen maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged. Receiving ... Read More

AUC Chairperson: Member States Should Create jobs & Wealth In The Maritime Industry

Henry Solomon- October 14, 2016

Members of the Executive Council at the Extraordinary Summit on Maritime Security, Safety and Development on 13 October, in Lomé, Togo. (Photo: DIC-AU) African Union ... Read More

I Collected 102m for NIMASA Executives – Witness

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 16, 2016

A witness in the ongoing trial of an Executive Director, (Maritime Labour and Cabotage) of the Nigerian Maritime Administration Safety Agency, NIMAS, Calistus Nwabueze Obi ... Read More

It Is Time To Transform Brilliant Ideas Into Reality – Vice President Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2016

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigerians have never lacked ideas, but the time has come for the nation to transform brilliant ideas ... Read More

Ministry Of Transportation Seeks To Explore Maritime Sector To Derive Revenue

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2016

As the nation desperately seeks other revenue sources, the Minister of Transportation says the Federal Government is disposed to exploring the opportunities in the maritime ... Read More

Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea Sign Agreement on Joint Security Patrols

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 16, 2016

Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea Tuesday in Malabo signed an agreement on the establishment of a combined Maritime Policing and Security Patrol Committee. President Buhari in ... Read More

President Buhari Appoints Dakuku Peterside As DG NIMASA

Henry Solomon- March 10, 2016

APC Governorship candidate for Rivers state in the April 11 2015 general elections Dr Dakuku Peterside, has been appointed on Thursday as the Director General ... Read More

Court strikes out Former CDS Badeh’s Bail Application

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2016

Rtd Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, Former Chief of Defence Staff The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday dismissed the bail application filed by former ... Read More

N2.3bn Scam: EFCC Presents Tenth Witness Against Akpobolokemi, Others

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 3, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday,  presented its tenth witness in the on-going  trial of a former Director General of the Nigeria ... Read More

N2.3bn Scam: Court Admits More Exhibits Against Akpobolokemi, Others

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 2, 2016

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Tuesday, admitted more exhibits against a former Director- General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, ... Read More

Nigerian Navy Foils Hijack of Merchant Ship By Pirates, Recues 25 Foreigners

Henry Solomon- February 7, 2016

Safmarine Kuramo, Maersk Merchant Ship (Photo: Internet) The Nigerian Navy has foiled an attempt by suspected sea pirates to hijack and abduct 25 foreign nationals ... Read More

EFCC set to Arraign Tompolo, Akpobolokemi, Others

Abdul Jimoh- January 13, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Thursday January 14, arraign Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), and Patrick Akpobolokemi, former director general of Nigeria Maritime Administration ... Read More

President Buhari Backs Effort to Expand Nigeria’s Maritime Boundary

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 5, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja approved the continuation of efforts by the National Boundary Commission to achieve a significant expansion of Nigeria's maritime boundaries. ... Read More

ASIS International Organizes Seminar On Security And Electioneering Governance in Nigeria

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2014

Phoebe Kaburuk   Participants At The Event Security crisis, implications for National Integration and development as well as political and electoral violence in Nigeria and ... Read More