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Maritime Safety and Security key to industry, national growth-Amaechi

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation Rt. Honourable Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has said that Maritime Safety and Security is key to the growth of industry and the nation at large, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Addressing Stakeholders and Newsmen at the occasion of the world Maritime day celebration held in Lagos, the Minister assured Stakeholders in sub-sector of government’s co-operation ...

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We need political will to move maritime sub-sector forward- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has stated that there is need for a strong political will in the interest of the nation to move the Maritime sub-sector forward, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.. She was speaking at the World Maritime Celebration held in Lagos under the theme: “connecting Ships, ...

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2017 World Maritime Day: Chieftains of NPA, NIMASA and NSC discuss way forward for Nigerian maritime sector-Photo

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Maritime dev: Shipping Position Newspaper celebrates 10th year anniversary at orphanage home

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Lagos-based Nigerian leading Maritime tabloid ‘Shipping Position Daily Newspaper’ cum Shipping Position Live, a maritime Radio programme, has celebrated its 10th year Anniversary at the orphanage home aimed at putting smiles on the faces of the less privilege in the society, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Shipping Position Daily Newspaper and Shipping Position Live were on 30th October, 2007 ...

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Economy: Agriculture, ICT, greater than Oil -Rainoil MD

.Says Agric next economic boom  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A major player in the downstream segment of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector and Managing Director of Rainoil Nigeria Limited, Engr. Gabriel Ogbechie has made a strong case for massive investments in the agricultural sector of the nation’s economy by Nigerians, saying that there are huge returns in the sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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To President Buhari: The Brand ‘Muhammad Buhari’ and stratagem of antagonists to reduce its equity- Strategic report

  Your Excellency sir, (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  There is a grand plan to drastically reduce the equity of the ‘Brand Name’ Muhammad Buhari GCFR, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, ahead of the 2019 presidential election, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The plan is to adopt a campaign of calumny against the government with respect to (a) Economy (b) ...

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Maritime labour: NIMASA commended on sustained Industrial peace, as MWUN rules out picketing

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju has commended the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) led by Dr. Dakuku Peterside, for creating the platform for sustained Industrial peace in the entire maritime sector as enjoyed by both employers and employees therein, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement ...

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NPA‘ll partner Women in ANLCA on improved Port operations- Hadiza Bala Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), headed by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Agency, Hadiza Bala Usman, is ready to partner Women in ANLCA (Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents) on how to further improve Ports Operation in order to serve them among other stakeholders better, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Hajia Usman, a strong believer in a ...

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Search and Rescue: NIMASA moves to further strengthen enforcement of regulations

    .IMO commends Agency’s Regional Search and Rescue Coordination operations (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated the Agency’s commitment towards the enforcement of strict safety regulations at sea, in order to ensure the protection of Marine Environment and Safety of assets, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Search and rescue (SAR): ...

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Organisational Development: NPA Management, employees brainstorm on ‘best’ way forward for Authority

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Executive Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) led by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has met with employees of the Organisation as part of efforts to chart a forward for the development of the Agency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Organisational Development: is a planned, systematic approach to improving organisational effectiveness,  one ...

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NPA MD assures investors on ease of doing business at ports

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured the Business Community in Nigeria, especially the Maritime sub-Sector that Authority has put in place appropriate measures that would enable it facilitate business activities at the nation’s Seaports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the General Manager, Corporate ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman unveils modern marine pollution equipment to proactively cater for future challenges

  . Pledges to build staff capacity (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has unveiled drones among other modern marine pollution equipment as part of proactive measures taken to cater for environmental challenges that might emanate in future, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This was done during the passing out ceremony of ...

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NPA partners SON to strengthen operational efficiency- Photo

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NIMASA appeals NLNG tax holiday judgment

  .Wants court to stop NLNG from enforcing judgment (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court Lagos in the matter between Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), Attorney General of the Federation, Global West Vessels Specialists Ltd and NIMASA, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Agency filed the appeal with an ...

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TRADE NEWSWIRE congratulates Aare Gani Adams on his appointment as 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Our highly revered Yoruba elders say:  [Kiniun ko fi ara re j’oye , o wun Olorun Oba ni o de l’ade] English meaning [It was not the lion that crowned itself; rather, it was God who desired to crown him king in the animal kingdom], TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. [Eyi o wu ki wan wi, ti Oba ...

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Aare Ona Kakanfo title: ‘Stop ridiculing Otunba Gani Adams, it’s an act of disrespect to Alaafin if only you knew’

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The wave of ridiculous abuses that are being reigned on the person of Otunba Gani Adams, National coordinator, Oodua People’s Congress, following his pronouncement as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland by his Royal Majesty, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, is unwarranted and a disrespect to the royal thrown and office of ...

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Security alert: Strategic report to security agencies in Nigeria

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian security agencies should note that beyond the usual killings carried out by different terrorist and criminal groups across the country, more of such look-alike killings are more likely to henceforth be POLITICALLY SPONSORED at an increased level, while not totally divulging some attacks that took place in the past from it either, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Beyond ...

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Regional collaboration: Nigeria, Ghana sign mou on maritime operations

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In line with its vision to enhance regional integration to develop capacity, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghanaian Maritime Authority to enhance duo’s maritime operations, GMA, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.. At the official signing of the MoU at the Nigerian Maritime Resource Development Centre in ...

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Blue economy, world’s fastest growing sector yearning for exploitation- NIMASA DG

  .Charges Nigerian investors to take opportunity (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr.Dakuku Peterside, has charged Nigerians to key into the opportunities afforded by the Blue economy stating that it is the fastest growing sector in the world with enormous business potentials, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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INTELS: ‘NPA acted in accordance with the Constitution’- ADVERTORIAL

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority is compelled to issue this statement in reaction to questions raised by the general public on the threat by our erstwhile agents, Intels Nigeria Limited, to fight the recent termination of its boats pilotage monitoring and supervision agreement, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. To start with, we must inform our stakeholders and the general ...

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Great! : Responsive Minister Raji Fashola moves to rehabilitate Lagos-Abeokuta express way within 48-hrs of complaint

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Prompt response to call on duty is the hallmark of good governance, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Our highly revered Yoruba elders say: [Omi tuntun ti ru, eja tuntun ti wo inu re– Egba dialect] English meaning [New fresh water has stir-up, and new fishes has equally entered it], a responsive governing government. The aforementioned sayings pointed to the ...

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To Minister Fashola: Bad state of Sango to Iyana-Ilogbo axis of Lagos-Abeokuta expressway leads to fare hike- investigation

.Lagos-Abeokuta expressway requires urgent rehabilitation (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The extremely poor state of Sango to Iyana -Ilogbo axis of the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway in Ogun State has skyrocketed transport fares beyond the reach of habitants/ passengers plying the route thereby further worsening their economic situation, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to investigation conducted by TRADE NEWSWIRE, transport fare from Ifo to Oshodi as ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman charges Professional Women on effective performance

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman has yet again charged women professionals in the Maritime sub-sector to invest more in themselves in order to be indispensable in their field of endeavors, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Hadiza Bala Usman gave this charge in a key note address at the opening session of ...

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Professional women in maritime sector strategic to Nigerian port competitiveness- NPA Board Chairman

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE ): The Board chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye, has professional Women in the Maritime and Port sector to brace up and contribute most meaningfully towards Nation building in order to make Nigerian port competitive and to operate in line with best international best practices, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Adesoye in his goodwill message ...

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Vote of confidence: The offences of President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria?

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Holy Quran, Holy Bible and the traditional Ifa faithful frowns at acts of hypocrisy/ dishonesty to fellow mankind, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. It is a known fact that the personality of President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, had always been pelted with false and slanderous attacks before, during and even after ...

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NPA partners FRSC to entrench compliance with safety standards in Port operations

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), led by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Agency, Hadiza Bala Usman, is collaborating the Federal Roads Safety Corps to entrench compliance with safety standards in all operations at the nation’s Seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. She expressed this commitment in her remarks at the opening ceremony of a Capacity Building Workshop ...

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NIMASA Institutes Essay Competition to Commemorate World Maritime Day

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of activities marking the 2017 World Maritime Day Celebration, the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the institution of an essay competition to commemorate the event, TRADE NEWSWIRE repoports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Isichei Osamgbi,the essay competition titled “Connecting ...

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Service to Allah & mankind: Alhaja Ayinke Hammed-Olohuosun of Ijebu Okun-Owa transits to glory @ 87 yrs

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net) commiserates with my bosom friend, Mr. Yakub Adejobi Hammed of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service and the entire families of Chief Imam Hammed-Olohuosun and Chief Imam Olaoluwa of Okun-Owa, Ijebu, over the death of our dear mother Alhaja B. Ayinke Hammed-Olohuosun, who left this world on 2nd October, 2107 and ...

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NLNG tax holiday: ‘NIMASA to appeal federal high court judgement’

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside, has expressed the Agency’s dissatisfaction with the judgment of the Federal High Court by Justice M. B. Idris, delivered on Tuesday in the case between NIMASA and the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, (NLNG), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Consequently, Peterside has stated the Management’s ...

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Blue Economy: Maritime a dependable sector for transformation of Nigerian economy- NIMASA DG

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the nation’s maritime industry is a dependable sector that is capable of transforming Nigeria to achieving a Blue economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside equally stressed the need for stakeholders to actively participate in the Nigerian maritime sector in order ...

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