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NIMASA-Stakeholders’ Communiqué for investment-friendly regulatory activities to achieve blue economy

  NIMASA shall create enabling environment for shipping investment Facilitate disbursement of Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) NIMASA to provide sea time berths for NSDP cadets NIMASA to pursue Maritime Administration (MARAD) mandates To battle against piracy and other criminal activities in Nigerian waters To create regime of concessions and policy initiatives for stakeholders’ benefit To launch Zero tolerance programme ...

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Payment for constituency projects would be based on performance- FG

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Ag. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Dr. Habiba Lawal, represented by the Permanent Secretary Special Duties Office, Mr. William Alo, has stated that payments for contracts under the Zonal Intervention/Constituency projects will be made based on satisfactory performance in order to ensure value for money, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Lawal gave the charge during the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman receives award at WiLAT Conference – Photos

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Goje assumes duty as NPA image maker

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The new General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications Division of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Alhaji Aliyu Abdullahi Goje has assumed duties, TRADE NEWSWIRE. Goje was the General Manager, Eastern Zone of the Authority but deployed to the Division recently following the scrapping of the Zonal structure. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Asst. ...

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FG to aid port operational efficiency with infrastructure development-NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has again reiterated the commitment and readiness of the Federal Government towards providing an enabling environment for relevant Stakeholders and Port users in for the enhancement and actualization of best practices across the nation’s Seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by ...

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Site tour: NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman inspects rehabilitation works on Apapa port access road first-hand

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, embarked upon a facility appreciation tour of the ongoing Federal Government’s rehabilitation efforts concerning the ports access roads in Apapa, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Asst. Gen. Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, Ibrahim Nasiru, on ...

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Meaning and benefits of Sukuk

    What is a ‘Sukuk’ A sukuk is an Islamic financial certificate, similar to a bond in Western finance, that complies with Sharia – Islamic religious law. Since the traditional Western interest-paying bond structure is not permissible, the issuer of a sukuk sells an investor group a certificate, and then uses the proceeds to purchase an asset, of which ...

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NIMASA partners INTERPOL, says prosecution will curb maritime crimes

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has disclosed that proper legal frame work, synergy and information sharing amongst government Agencies and Stakeholders will help curb the issues of criminalities in the nation’s territorial waterways and the Gulf of Guinea,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports Peterside who stated this during the 1st specialized meeting on ...

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Maritime dev: NIMASA DG Dakuku Peterside storms AAMA 2017 Executive meeting in Egypt with Hajia Lami Tumaka, others

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stormed the AAMA 2017 Executive Meeting holding in Alexandria Egypt, along with a World-renowned First-rate Strategic Communications Professional and Director of Special Duties in the Office of the DG NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, among others to discuss the way forward for the ...

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Joint efforts required to curb effect of Climate Change- NIMASA DG

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stressed the need for collaborative efforts to tackle the scourge of climate change, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Isichei Osamgbi, NIMASA DG stated this while speaking at an event ...

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Executive order: NPA MD Hadiza Usman boosts public confidence on rehabilitation of port access roads

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In the consonance with the sustenance of the implementation of the federal government’s Executive order concerning the Ease of doing business at the nation’s sea ports a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, [NPA] Hadiza Bala Usman has inspected the progress of work at the ongoing reconstruction sites at Apapa, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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NPA Management takes over Agura Hotels ownership

.Chief Michael Ajayi appointed interim General Manager, as NPA MD chairs the hotel (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has finally taken over the ownership of Agura Hotels, Abuja after a legal judgement was given in favour of the NPA against Fasel Services Limited, Omeire Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry Limited, Chief M.O. Kanu and Daniel Kanu, TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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Africa is next maritime investment haven- NIMASA DG

  .Charges African countries to develop maritime infrastructure (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that with the potentials of the African maritime sector, competitive operating environment, proper regulation, incentives and infrastructural development; Africa would be the next maritime investment haven, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained ...

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’I will stick to government regulations in the discharge of my duties’ –NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has asserted that she would continue to stick to laid down regulations and adhere to Government policies in the discharge of her duties, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking, when she received the visiting President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Alhaji ...

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NPA charges HSOP on safety, security in Nigerian waters

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated Management concern over the safety and security of operations and activities on the nation’s territorial waters, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the General Manager, Corporate &Strategic Communications, NPA, Abdullahi Goje, NPA MD said this ...

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Social welfare: Chief M.K Ajayi donates 10 multipurpose hospital beds, other healthcare materials to Mopa General Hospital

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Our highly revered Yoruba elders say: [Na’wo na’wo ki I se apa, alubarika lo n wa] English meaning (A kind giver/ money spender is not a prodigal person, but he is only seeking the blessings of God], TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. They also say:[Owo afunni, oke lo n gbe, nitori idi eyi, oke ni emu ma n ru si] ...

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The Agents of Change: ‘How Peterside, TEAM NIMASA ‘strategically’ increased revenue by 400% within a year in office’

-Amaechi keeps NIMASA DG on his toes always, just as gold wouldn’t have been a premium metal without going through fire   The astronomic 400% increase in the revenue generated by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) into the Federal Government purse in 2016 compared to the amount generated in 2015 has become a song on the lips ...

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Policing: An integral part of maritime security- NIMASA DG

  .Assures Nigerian Police Force of continuous collaboration   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that effective policing is an essential component of the Maritime security, with a multiplier effect on the development and growth of the Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by ...

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FG praises NIMASA for outstanding performance on revenue generation

.Finance Minister, AGF Acknowledges Agency’s Increased Contribution to CRF (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Federal Government through the Ministry of Finance and the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation has commended the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its revenue performance in the past one year, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head ...

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NPA prepares staff ahead for a stress free retirement

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reaffirmed its position on preparing its workforce towards an appreciable and stress free retirement, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Addressing cross section of the upcoming set of retirees in a sensitization and awareness programme held recently in Lagos,  a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the NPA Ms Hadiza Bala ...

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‘NPA committed to improving access to Apapa Ports’

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Over the past couple of weeks, stakeholders have expressed concern over the state of access roads to the Lagos Port Complex in Apapa, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Asst. Gen. Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, Ibrahim Nasiru on behalf of the General Manager, the dilapidated state of the road, which ...

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