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NIMASA ready to partner Defence Research and Development Bureau on maritime dev- Peterside

    -Army, Navy, Air Force working towards developing Military wares – AVM Osahor   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the Agency is ready to partner with the Defence Research and Development Bureau for the growth of the Nigerian maritime sector adding that research is ...

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NIMASA NSDP: UK University graduates 59 Nigerian Cadets

.As four bag First class honours, Petreside hails capacity growth (TRADE NEWSW1IRE): The Capacity Building initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) through the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) has again received another boost as 59 of the beneficiaries have graduated from the Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, TRADE NEWSW1IRE reports.. This brings it to a total ...

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NIMASA Maritime Essay Competition: Medical student emerge winner

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Miss Elizabeth Ezekiel, a second year Medical student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State has emerged the winner of the Essay Competition organised by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to commemorate the 2017 World Maritime Day Celebration, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Miss Ezekiel’s essay was adjudged the best out of 180 entries by ...

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Conscience of the Nation: President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari clocks 75 years entrenching Good Governance

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Below is the video clip of General Muhammadu Buhari when he militarily took over the mantle of leadership of Nigeria in 1983 to fight against corruption and indiscipline with the institution of War Against Indiscipline (WAI) to that effect, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Nigeria we hail thee. Our own dear native land, Though tribe and tongue may differ, In brotherhood we ...

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NIMASA DG bags Award of Credence

  .Youth Parliament pass vote of confidence on him (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has bagged the award of credence just as the Nigerian Youth Parliament passed a vote of confidence on him, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This award was conferred on the DG during a special advocacy visit ...

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Stakeholders oppose amendment to NIMASA Act seeking 1% contribution to Navy

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have opposed moves by the Nigerian Navy seeking amendment to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (NIMASA) Act to contribute 1% of its revenue to the Nigerian Navy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The move was condemned by industry players during a One-Day Public Hearing on “A bill for an Act to Amend the ...

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To President Muhammadu Buhari: The true economic state of Nigerians and Nigeria

  Your excellency sir, (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I wish to sincerely give you first-hand information on the true economic situation of Nigerians and Nigeria from the street, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. It should be noted that at the beginning of your administration, there were two major economic challenges as practically understood by average Nigerians, which are 1, Inflated food/ product prices and ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman salutes first set of female RTG operators in Africa

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed pride and confidence in the special ability of the women folk in an effort to enhance the Maritime Industry and improve the Nation’s Economy through incursion into areas supposedly dominated by men, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at the Tincan Island Container Terminal Ltd (TICT), a Socio-Economic Reformer ...

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NPA, Stakeholders chat way forward for Easter ports- Photo news

   

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NPA reiterates importance of Agro-produce export to economic development

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the importance attached to designation of the Lily Pond Terminal in Ijora and the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal, Ikorodu specifically for the Export of Agro-produce to economic development of the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Delivering, a goodwill message on “Nigeria Agricultural Integrated Export Control Plan Zero Rejects Initiative on ...

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Gulf of Guinea: Capacity building, Sectoral reform will enhance maritime security – Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that capacity building initiatives and sectoral reforms are critical elements that can address maritime security issues in the Gulf of Guinea, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside  made this position known in a paper presented at a G7 high level meeting on maritime ...

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NPA Management meets stakeholders to engender operational efficiency of Eastern Ports

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In continuation of its ongoing interaction with the Ports Communities, the Management of Nigerian Ports Authority held its Stakeholders forum for Onne and Port Harcourt Areas, where they met with Operators with a view to identifying areas of needs in order for the Authority to engender greater operational efficiency at the Nation’s Seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In ...

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IMO Council: Onyema, Amaechi woo foreign diplomats for Nigeria’s election

  .Says NIMASA rates Nigeria’s opportunity to win Council seat high   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to ensure that Nigeria wins the re-election into one of the highest decision making body of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), an arm of the United Nation (UN) responsible for global maritime regulation, the Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister ...

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NPA takes new measures to ease Apapa gridlock- ADVERTORIAL

 (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) after consultations with major stakeholders, hereby issues the following directives critical to the effective management of the traffic situation around the Apapa Area of Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. With effect from November 23, 2017, all shipping companies MUST house their empty trucks at their holding bays outside of the port location pending the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman engages Nigerian Editors on port reforms

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has said that the Authority will partner the Nigerian Guild of Editors with a view to having a stronger communications channel to convey the gains of the current Port Reforms at the nation’s seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The current Port Reforms at the ...

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Apapa gridlock: Local Government seeks partnership with NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to find a lasting solution to the Apapa gridlock, the Apapa Local Government Chairman, Honourable Adele Owolabi has sought partnership with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in order to restore sanity to the Apapa community, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Chairman while on a courtesy visit to the Agency bemoaned the danger ...

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Lawyers key to development of maritime sector-Peterside

  . Tasks Legal experts on Maritime Law updates (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has charged practitioners of law in the maritime sector on the need for regular updates on the knowledge of the sector, due to the dynamism of maritime law regulating the industry, which is key to ...

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Efficient Seaport path to global industrialization- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has informed all relevant Stakeholders in the Maritime sub Sector and the general public of the readiness of Management to invest resources in Capacity Building and building an efficient Port system towards the growth of the nation’s economy and global industrialization, TRADE ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman inspects Calabar Port- Photos

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Trade Fair: LCCI recognizes NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman’s contributions- Photo

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NIMASA DG Dakuku Peterside calls for more women participation in maritime sector

  .Says collaboration key to Maritime Development (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for more female participation in the Nigerian maritime industry, adding that their contribution is key to the development of the sector for the growth of the Nigerian economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at the ...

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Graduation ceremony: Chief M.K Ajayi compliments graduating-friends of Institute for Security Studies

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Interim General Manager of Agura Hotels, Abuja, Chief Michael Kayode Ajayi,was at the Institute for Security Studies, Abuja, to compliment his graduating-friends on the successful completion of the Institute’s ‘Course 10’ class of studies, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Chief Ajayi’s friends who graduated from the Institute for Security Studies are Mr. Tony Fsi of the Department of ...

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Peterside emphasises early detection as panacea to cancer scourge

    .NIMASA Takes Awareness Campaign To Host Communities (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged Nigerians especially women to ensure frequent Breast Cancer screening stressing that early detection will make a lot of difference in tackling the scourge, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside made this known recently when he ...

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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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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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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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Management promotion: NPA elevates Managers

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of Nigeria Ports Authority NPA has approved the elevation of some of its managers to the rank of Assistant General Manager (AGM), in line with its commitment towards operational efficiency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Amongst those affected are Ibrahim Nasiru of the Public Affairs Division which has been rechristened Corporate and Strategic Communications under the new ...

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‘Our goal is to have 100% compliance on ISPS Code implementation’- NIMASA DG

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the Agency would not rest on its oars until 100% compliance of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code is achieved in all port facilities across the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director General who spoke ...

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NPA Management embarks on facility tour of Ports in Lagos Pilotage district-Photo

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NPA reshuffles Management team for operational efficiency, effectiveness

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to re-jig its operations, the Nigerian Ports Authority managed by a Socio-Economic Reformer Hadiza Bala Usman, as approved by the Board of the Authority, has re-shuffled its management team with immediate effect for efficient and effective operations, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Principal Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, ...

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NPA Board approves new structure-Advertorial

    Scraps zonal structures Redeploys General Managers The Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved a new organisational structure and the commencement of a Business Process Re-engineering initiative that will create synergies to improve efficiency. It has also approved the redistribution of all General Managers in its employment. The far reaching initiatives which are aimed at making ...

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Shippers express confidence in administration of NIMASA DG, as Peterside reiterates commitment to safe maritime domain

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):The Shipping Association of Nigeria (SAN) has expressed confidence in the transformation strides in the maritime sector by the Dr. Dakuku Peterside led Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The Chairman of the Association, Mr. Val Usifoh who made this disclosure during a courtesy visit to the Agency with other members of the association, ...

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Happy birthday: Prince F.A.B. Adenekan celebrates 70 years modestly-classical

{TRADE NEWSWIRE): Yoruba Language (Bi o ba ye eni ki a wi, o ye Alao Adenekan, ni ojo nkan eye re, gege ni o n se bi oba) English meaning (If an honour showered on a person is deserving and befitting, lets acknowledge so, it was indeed a deserving honour for Alao Adenekan on his birthday party, as his personality carriage ...

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Security alert: Strategic report to Nigerian security agencies

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I urge Nigerian security agencies to beef up security across the country specifically in the month of ‘September’; please this is important, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.   May God Guide Our Leaders Right NIGERIA SHALL BE GREAT Sulaiman Adenekan A Strategist/ Publisher TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).    

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NPA strengthens business relationship with establishments, foreign firms – MD NPA Hadiza Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has announced the collaboration of the Authority with relevant establishments and foreign firms towards increased trade ties for mutual benefits, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at the tenth anniversary of NIMPORT annual maritime conference, holding at the Oriental Hotels, Lagos, the Managing Director who was ...

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Welcome President Muhammadu Buhari: Special praise be to God,the Sustainer of creation

Your Excellency sir, TRADE NEWSWIRE: (Special Praise be to Allah, the Sustainer of the creation) Arabic meaning (Alhamdu lillahi Rabbil ‘alamin), who showered His mercy on President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, for his safe and healthy return to Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Arabic language (Kadara Allahu Wakankadiri!) English meaning (What will be will ...

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Cabotage: NISA commends NIMASA NCCS initiative

  .Dakuku extols ship owners’ role in maritime sector (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The recent moves by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to ensure full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003 through the New Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) has continued to receive commendation from Stakeholders, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This is coming on the heels of the visit to the ...

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A descendant of Alake Onika-mogu: Egba-born F.R.S.C Chieftain Alhaji Alao Adenekan clocks 70 years princely

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): (I commence in the name of Almighty Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful; There is neither might nor power except with Allah; and Special Praise be to Allah, the Sustainer of the creation) Arabic meaning (Bismillahi’r Rahmani’r Raheem; Laa Hawla Wa Laa Quwwata Il-la Bil-laah; Alhamdu lillahi Rabbil ‘alamin), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Alhaji Alao Adenekan, a ...

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NPA meets Lagos State Safety Commission on intermodal transportation model

[TRADE NEWSWIRE] The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) welcomed Executive members of Lagos State Safety Commission today in Marina, Lagos, TRADE NEWSIRE reports The dual organizations engaged in an interactive session over effective safety of lives and properties on the state roads, the implementation of this, as well as the sustenance of the implementation. The discussion prioritized intermodal transportation model. ...

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Disclaimer on fake employment exercise in NIMASA- Advertorial

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The attention of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been drawn to the misinformation making the round in media, particularly online platforms, that there is an ongoing recruitment exercise in the Agency. It is imperative to state, in the interest of the unsuspecting public, that the Agency has not launched a recruitment campaign of any kind ...

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Strategic report to Nigerian security agencies on Adamawa State

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Attacks on Adamawa State by Boko Haram insurgents may likely be continuous if efforts are not immediately made to put a stop to it, as there could be another attack anytime soon, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. So security agents should please step-up intelligence gathering to curb further attacks in Adamawa which could turned serial, don’t underestimate this and ...

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NIMASA DG commiserates with Nigerian Police over demise of AIG Maritime

  (TRADE NEWSIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, commiserates with the Inspector General of Police; Mr. Ibrahim Idris, the immediate family and the entire Police Force on the demise of the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of maritime command, AIG Pius Imue, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside who expressed ...

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Liberation: NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman receives Nigerian Women Journalists- Photos

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (3rd right), the National President, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWJ), Ifeyinwa Omowole (4th right), and stakeholders during an interactive session between the two organizations at the Corporate Headquarters of the NPA, Marina, Lagos.

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Nigeria to benefit from deep sea mining- Peterside

  .Seeks support on capacity building   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that Nigeria is set to benefit from the deep sea mining through effective harnessing of the opportunities by working with the International Seabed Authority (ISBA), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The NIMASA DG who made this ...

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NPA partners Women Professional Group on manpower, canvasses for national development

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority [NPA] Hadiza Bala Usman, has reiterated management position concerning developmental programmes and goals initiated by credible Women Organizations across all spheres of national endeavour  especially in the area of manpower development,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from I.S Nasir, on behalf of the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman hosts Republic of Korea’s Ambassador

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Happy birthday to a Veteran journalist: ‘Our boss Alhaji Yusuf Alli who made me a Journalist clocks 55 years editorially,graciously’

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): My and our boss, Alhaji Yusuf Alli, a Veteran Journalist and Managing Editor, Northern Operation, The Nation Newspapers, who opened the gate of journalism profession for me to start practicing clocks55 years on earth today 8th of August, 2017 graciously to God Almighty and editorially professionally, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Yoruba elders say: (Bi egungun ba pe ...

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Cabotage implementation: NIMASA Introduces new compliance strategy

.Seeks more opportunities for Nigerians   (TRADE NEWSWIRE):In continuation of its quest to ensure full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003 for the benefits of Nigerians, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has introduced New NIMASA Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) towards the actualization of a successful coastal and inland trade regime,TRADE NEWSWIRE, reports. Speaking with newsmen recently, Dr. ...

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Executive Order: NPA Commissions 24/7 Emergency Clinic

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): In order to ensure effective implementation of the Executive Order concerning the ease of doing Business at Ports, the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commissioned a 24 hour emergency clinic to cater for health concerns, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, who declared open the clinic located ...

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Africa set to tackle piracy, other maritime crimes- Peterside

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that Maritime Administrations (MARADs) in Africa are set to tackle the twin issue of piracy, sea crime and illegal migration in the continent, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The AMAA Chairman who disclosed this to maritime journalists at the sidelines of the International Maritime Organisation ...

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Global maritime politics: AAMA Chairman Dakuku Peterside champions Africa’s call for more representatives on Council

    . Seeks MoU on Capacity Building (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has called for increased representation of the continent on the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Council and its Secretariat, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who made the appeal when he led a delegation of some members of AAMA Executive Committee ...

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AAMA Chairman Dakuku Peterside storms IMO conference, meets African Representatives

  .Pledges better share of global maritime trade for Africa (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman of Association of African Maritime Administration ( AAMA), Dr Dakuku Peterside  has charged African stakeholders in the maritime sector to work together to ensure Africa takes its rightful place in the global maritime community, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Dakuku stated this in a meeting with representatives of ...

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Alleged 282 Missing vessels: ‘Vessels are not needles’- Advertorial

.Even needle can be sighted when it drops off hand if painstakingly looked for, not to talk of 282 vessels disappearing (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Following allegations that 282 Vessels got missing under the watch of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) between 2010 and 2016 by the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, the management of the NPA wishes to issue the ...

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