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NIMASA reopens earlier sealed jetties, port facilities for operations after partial compliance with ISPS Code

    (TRADE ENWSWIRE): Following their partial compliance and written commitments to remedy all identified deficiencies of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has reopened three jetties and port facilities recently closed, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional ...

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Time for thanksgiving: Riverians beloveth Dr. Dakuku Peterside of NIMASA clocks 46 graciously

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): It was on March 20, 2016 that a news broke with the headline: Peterside escapes death as unknown gunmen shoot orderly in Rivers State, in view of this, it was only the grace of God on Dr. Dakuku Peterside, that made it possible for him to turn 46 years on earth on 31st December, 2016, all in the ...

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Oversight function: The visit of Senate Committee on marine transport to NPA for first hand inspection- Photos

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Senate Committee on Marine Transport, led by the Chairman, Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima, visited the Nigerian Ports Authority recently to monitor the progress of operations and activities carried out by the agency as part of the Committee’s oversight function, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. With respect to the oversight function carried out by the committee, Senator Yerima, re-assured ...

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Berlin truck suspect killed in Italy shootout

MILAN: Italian police on Friday (Dec 23) shot dead the prime suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack, ending a frantic four-day hunt for Europe’s most-wanted man. Tunisian Anis Amri, 24, is believed to have hijacked a truck and used it to mow down holiday revellers at the market on Monday, killing 12 and wounding dozens more. The Islamic State ...

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NIMASA promotes 76 Management staff, others

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the promotion of 76 Management Staff of the Agency to their next grade levels, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, the promotions were approved ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Usman strengthens maintenance culture in agency to curb wastage of funds

  .Eyes infrastructure dev to enhance port activities .Kick-starts measures to block revenue leakages .Makes transparency NPA’s watchword (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority is set to entrench maintenance culture in the agency by ensuring that port facilities that require maintenance are repaired and utilized efficiently and effectively, the working Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has said, TRADE ...

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World-renowned PR guru Hajia Lami Tumaka promoted to rank of Director in NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA),has promoted Hajia Lami Tumaka, a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications of the agency to the rank of a Director, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Yoruba elders say: – (Suru ati ifarada ni baba iwa) English meaning (Patience and endurance is the father of character) (Bi ori ba ...

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2016 Rivers election rerun: Gov. Wike has no moral justification to set up Panel of Inquiry, says Peterside

  .’Gov. Wike’s Panel of Inquiry laughable’ .‘Gov. Wike’s Panel of Inquiry is a kangaroo judicial commission’ .’Gov. Wike urges Rivers people to be lawless by instructing them to shun Police investigative panel’   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Rivers State in the 2015 general elections, Dr. Dakuku Peterside has described as laughable ...

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Revenue generation: NPA targets foreign investors, moves to dredge Calabar Channels

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority is making concerted efforts to ensure the dredging of Calabar Channels are carried out in order to attract foreign investors to the Eastern Ports which is expected to have a positive multiplying effect on revenue generated into the government coffers, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the General ...

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NPA forms strategic partnership with Port of Miami to facilitate trade, export in Nigeria

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is courting the Port of Miami to boost export and facilitate trade as part of efforts made by NPA, since the emergence of the current managing director of the Agency, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, in ensuring NPA is strategically managed to boost trade/ export and serve as one of the antidotes to ...

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NIMASA shuts jetties, port facilities for non compliance with provisions of ISPS Code

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Pursuant to its mandate as the Designated Authority (DA) for the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code in Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has shut three jetties and port facilities for non-compliance with the provisions of the code, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The International Ship and Port Facility Security ...

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NIMASA moves to fully implement Stevedoring Regulations

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has disclosed that the Agency is set to enforce the full implementation of the NIMASA Stevedoring Regulation, 2014 in order to strengthen stevedoring operations in all Dock Labour operational areas in the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. . The DG made this disclosure at ...

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NIMASA partners NIMET on metrological data

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to constitute its partnership with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) on meteorological data with a view to ensuring safety of lives and sea, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, made this disclosure when the Director General of NIMET, Dr. Anthony Anuforom and ...

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A deserving honour: Cherished Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari saluted @74

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): His Excellency, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari, was honoured at an occasion to mark his 74th birthday by Guards Brigade of the Nigeria Army on Saturday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.

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President Muhammadu Buhari @74: The birthday of recovery and growth

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As fowl crowed in the early morning, moon set and the sun rose on December 17, 1942, nobody ever knew that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari, was about to be given birth to on this special day, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, gracefully ...

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Maritime security: NIMASA DG lauds USCG support for Implementation of ISPS Code in Nigeria

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has identified the support of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and cooperation of Nigeria stakeholders as reasons behind the success the Agency has achieved in the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In ...

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Nigerian Ports Authority To Improve Operational Efficiency

Nigerian Ports Authority To Improve Operational Efficiency Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman, has hinted that the agency’s priority along with the federal government is to improve its operational efficiency. The NPA MD, revealed this on Channels Television’s breakfast programme Sunrise Daily, where she also explained that the government is working towards improving Nigeria’s business environment. It ...

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Full breakdown of 2017 budget

Budget size: N7.298tn (20.4% higher than 2016 estimates) Assumptions, projections Benchmark crude oil price – $42.5 per barrel Oil production estimate – 2.2 million barrels per day Average exchange rate – N305 to the US dollar. Aggregate revenue available to fund the federal budget is N4.94tn Deficit – N2.36tn (about 2.18% of GDP) The deficit will be financed mainly by ...

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Typical Naija on the match again: Collaborates Ceekay Sprout to feature CDQ, Bolojay in Dubai Live performance

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The leading Nigerian rooted Music and Entertainment promoter based in Duba, Typical Naija Entertainment is collaborating  Ceekay Sprout to feature a Nigerian rapper popularly known as CDQ and a South Africa Based, Nigerian Hip Hop singer, BoloJay in a live music performance in Dubai on Friday, December 23rd 2016. The Chief Executive Officer of Typical Naija Entertainment, ...

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Lanre Adenekan of Typical Naija bags Scream Awards’ Best International Promoter in 2016

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): One of the world leading Music and Entertainment promoter, rooted in Nigeria but based in Dubai, Mr. Abdul-Azees Olanrewaju Adenekan, the Chief Executive Officer of Typical Naija Entertainment, has bagged Scream Award’s International Promoter of the Year, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Note that Scream Awards is a West Africa’s Biggest All Youth Awards. Adenekan had featured many Nigerian ...

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Journalism strategic to national development- Peterside

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that journalism is strategic to the growth and development of any nation, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The DG stated this when he played host to members of the Lagos Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) led by the ...

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NIMASA backs Presidential Amnesty Programme for ex-agitators in Niger Delta Region

.Trust of the Amnesty Programme is rehabilitation and reintegration of ex-agitators The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has pledged support for the Presidential Amnesty Programme in ensuring proper rehabilitation and reintegration of the ex-agitators in the Niger Delta Region towards achieving a safe and secured maritime industry and the economy as a whole. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. ...

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Magnus Abe’s victory: Vox Populi, Vox Dei, says Peterside

  .The voice of the people of Rivers South East is the voice of God- Peterside .Peterside celebrates Magnus Abe’s victory (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Rivers State Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 general elections, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described the victory of Senator Magnus Abe, at the just concluded legislative Rerun elections, in his congratulatory ...

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NIMN grant members conditional waiver on owed subscriptions up to 2015

  .Gives 28 Feb 2017 as deadline for payment of 2016 subscription . Members that fail to meet deadline risk being delisted (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, has granted conditional waiver on owed annual subscriptions up to 2015 to affected members, the President/ Chairman of Council, NIMN, Tony Agenmonmen, has said, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a ...

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India to import 11m mt of crude oil from Nigeria by 2017

Indian state-run oil refiners have indicated interest to increase total crude oil consumption volume next year with additional 2 million metric tonne (mt) of crude oil import from Nigeria in 2017. The Nigerian crude oil term contracts involve the export of around 1.17 million barrels per day (b/d) of Nigerian crude, out of the 2.2 million b/d the country can ...

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Nigeria oil sales should be centralised in sector overhaul -NNPC head

Nigeria’s oil sales should remain the sole responsibility of one company rather than be split between two agencies as a draft of the country’s long-awaited petroleum bill proposes, the head of state oil company NNPC said. Maikanti Baru, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s (NNPC) group managing director, told a parliamentary hearing that the draft Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which aims ...

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OPEC deal will go ahead even if only Russia commits – Nigeria oil min

OPEC’s deal to cut oil production will go ahead even if Russia becomes the only non-OPEC country to commit to reduce output at a meeting this week, Nigeria said on Wednesday, while the UAE voiced optimism that other producers would participate. OPEC agreed last week to slash output by around 1.2 million barrels per day beginning in January in an ...

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Quest to digitalise operations at Nigerian ports heightens

The nation’s quest to reposition Nigerian ports for modern equipment and technology appears so close to reality, as major stakeholders, including the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) project a brighter future for the industry. The stakeholders, who gathered at the Executive Business Networking Lunch seminar on improving port operational efficiency organized by the Nigeria International Maritime Ports and Terminal Conference and ...

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‘Government’s stifling policies killing Port Harcourt seaports’

The present challenges experienced at the ports in Rivers State have been attributed to deliberate stifling policies of the Federal Government, which are inimical to the growth of ports in the region. The stakeholders, who spoke at the fourth quarter council meeting of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) hosted by the Port Harcourt ...

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Provision of maritime infrastructure through PPP model ‘ll unlock potential in industry- NIMASA DG

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Provision of basic infrastructure through the Public Private Partnerships (PPP) model has been identified as the key to unlocking the vast opportunities in the Nigerian maritime industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This position was canvassed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, during the fourth quarter meeting on Public Private Partnerships ...

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Dock Labour: NJIC Agrees to maintain current wages

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC) has agreed to discontinue further negotiations for the increment of wages of dock workers given the prevailing economic conditions facing the maritime industry in general and Nigeria in particular, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, ...

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Peterside pledges to reposition NIMASA -Interview

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Peterside pledges to reposition NIMASA -Interview

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‘Don’t see House of Reps’ oversight function on NIMASA as punitive but call for the best’

.Peterside pledges to make maritime sector Nigeria’s cash cow in recession .Reps tasks NIMASA on 90% budget implementation (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration, has said that the neck to neck oversight function on the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) should not be seen as a punitive measure against the agency ...

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Peterside congratulates Akeredolu Ondo Governor-elect

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has congratulated Chief Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for winning the Ondo State governorship election, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside who was the governorship candidate of the APC in Rivers State in the 2015 general elections noted that Chief Akeredolu ...

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Good Governance, fight against corruption, others will rebirth Nigeria to greatness – Peterside

.’Greatest investment for a nation is human development’ .’Nigeria’s challenges historical’ .’Nigeria needs a new clear-cut, holistic vision’ .’President Muhammadu Buhari on track in anti-corruption fight, others’ (TRADE NEWSIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has identified quality of governance, fight against corruption, institutional integrity, education as well as sound economic policies ...

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FG reiterates commitment to patronage of Made in Nigeria Sports equipment

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Permanent Secretary, Special Duties Office (SDO) of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Dr. Amina Shamaki, has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to the patronage of made in Nigeria sports equipment for the development of grassroots games in Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from ...

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Obong of Calabar Expresses Confidence in the Board of NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Obong of Calabar, His Royal Majesty, Edidem Ekpo Okon, commended the Federal Government for constituting the Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) saying that the calibre of personalities in the Board gives a lot of confidence and hope that the Nigerian maritime industry is set to experience renewed development, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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Management guru Dakuku Peterside to deliver 2016 UNN Distinguished Persons annual lecture

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, is to deliver this year’s University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) Distinguished Persons Annual Lecture of the Faculty of Management, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement from the University, according to a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, notes ...

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Board, Management Synergy required in NIMASA for dev of maritime sector- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has noted that to achieve the Agency’s vision of becoming the leading maritime administration in Africa advancing Nigeria’s global maritime goals, it is important that there is no disconnect between policy formulation and policy implementation, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by ...

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NIMASA’s Dikko Bala appointed IMSO Chairman

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Mr. Dikko Bala, Alternate Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has been appointed the Chairman of the International Mobile Satellite Organisation (IMSO) for a period of two years, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The appointment was confirmed during the 24th session of IMSO in London recently. Mr. Bala, a Deputy Director with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and ...

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Maritime sector key to advancement of our global economic Interest – NIMASA DG

      (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that if Nigeria must advance its global economic interest then the country must ensure that it gets the regulation of the maritime sector right, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate ...

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NIMASA Board approves development of new Offices in Warri, PH, Onne

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Governing Board of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the development of new zonal offices and a multi level car park at the Agency’s head office using a Design, Build and Finance (DBF) model under a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) in its 2017 budget year, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The approval which ...

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Maritime security: ECOWAS must eradicate piracy to grow economy – NIMASA DG

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has charged member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to eradicate the scourge of piracy in the sub region in order to grow the economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned ...

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NIMASA’s Ibrahim Jibril elected CILT Nigeria President in a landslide victory

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Mr. Ibrahim Jibril, Director of Administration and Human Resources department in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been elected the President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Nigeria, TRADE NEWSIRE reports. At the election which held in Abuja during the Institute’s Annual General Meeting, Mr. Jibril polled 272 votes to defeat ...

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NIMASA Director Akinyosoye receives MPA Academy Fellowship Award in Singapore

    (TRADE NESWIRE): The Head of Shipping Development Department in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Mr. Akin Akinyosoye, has been awarded the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Academy Fellowship Award, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami ...

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ADVERTORIAL: Re-‘Obla denies bribing Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia’, a case of What Goes Around, Comes Around.

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The attention of Maritime Advocacy Group, MAG, a coalition of Industry Journalists, Ship owners and Critical Stakeholders has been drawn to a Press Statement credited to Chief Godwin Obla, SAN, former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Prosecutor in the media with various caption bordering on “OBLA DENIES BRIBING RITA OFILLI-AJUMOGOBIA”. MAG unequivocally and without diluting or ...

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Security alert: Strategic report to Nigerian security agencies

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): 1, There might be attacks by Boko Haram in Kano, Kaduna and Adamawa states any time soon, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.   2, Police station(s) in Kano and Adamawa states might be attacked any time soon, Nigeria Police Force should beef up security around their stations. It should be noted that on this number (2) those that might ...

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Drydocking: NIMASA’s floating dockyard, a new window of opportunity for Nigeria– Senator Yerima

  .It will conserve foreign exchange .It will create jobs .It is a source of generating revenue to government’s coffers (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Marine Transport, Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima, has said that the floating dockyard being built by the Nigeria Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) will open new windows of opportunity in the ...

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NIMASA to deliver Africa’s fifth largest modular floating dockyard in 2017

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that the Agency is set to deliver what will be Africa’s fifth largest floating dockyard in 2017, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia ...

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NASS Committees assure NIMASA of maximum support to grow maritime capacity

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The National Assembly Committees oversighting the Nigeria Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) have assured the Agency of the needed legislative and budgetary support to grow the capacity of professionals in the industry for the good of the country and the industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The leadership of the Senate Committee on Marine Transport and the ...

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Seaman Discharge book ready- DG NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that the SEAMAN Discharge book used by seafarers are ready and that no Nigerian seafarer or cadet will be denied the opportunity of going on board vessels on account of not possessing the document, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said this while ...

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Security alert: Strategic report to Nigerian govt on Boko Haram

  1, Boko Haram insurgents are likely to launch an attack on IDP camp(s) particularly in Borno State anytime soon. Nature of the attack: A, More likely to be abduction of inhabitants therein, less likely to be massacre but not completely ruled out B, They are also much likely to steal foodstuffs at the camp as they might come in ...

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‘How NIMASA, Navy arrested 16 stowaways on US-bound vessel’

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has shed light on how it’s Search and Rescue personnel in collaboration with officers and men of the Nigerian Navy effected the arrest of 16 stowaways on a United States-bound vessel, named MV Colombia River, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. (Stowaway): is a person who secretly boards a vehicle, such as ...

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FG committed to repositioning maritime sector – Amaechi

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has assured Stakeholders of the Federal Government’s resolve to reposition the maritime sector for greater efficiency and competitiveness, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Minister who stated this during the celebration of the 2016 World Maritime Day with the theme “Shipping, Indispensable to the World” held in Lagos also acknowledged the ...

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Strategic report: To Nigerian security agencies on Boko Haram

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nigerian security agencies should step up their fight against Boko Haram insurgents and anticipatorily fortify it with strong intelligence gathering to nip their nefarious operations in the bud now, because their might be a re-launch of their attacks as it was before the emergence of this present government by mid 2017/ 2018 till 2019 ahead of the ...

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NIMASA DG Inaugurates Review Committee on 3% freight benchmark

.Committee to submit recommendations in six weeks time .My concern is to create a business-friendly environment and not just to rake in revenue to the govt coffers at the expense of shipping operators- Peterside (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has inaugurated a committee to review the parameters for charging ...

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NIMASA on track to enforce safety standards in Oil & Gas Sector- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders that its on track to ensure that safety standards are not compromised in the operations of the nation’s maritime industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, on ...

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Kano State Scholarship Board strengthens partnership with NIMASA on NSDP- Photos

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Kano State Scholarship Board strengthens partnership with NIMASA on Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) , TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. TRADE NEWSWIRE obtained the event’s photographs from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka on Monday in Lagos. The Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP): is a programme created by NIMASA in 2009 aimed ...

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Peterside bids Ken Saro-Wiwa Jnr goodnight in tears

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): ‘We brought nothing into this world and it is certain we carry nothing out.The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away, blessed be the name of the Lord. The Holy Bible- Job 1:21, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, recites in honour of late Kenule “Ken” Bornale Tsaro-Wiwa, broken-heartedly, ...

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Report clarification: Operators owe NIMASA $420.5m ‘not’ $10bn – Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Operators in the maritime sector of Nigeria owed Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, $420.5m not $10bn or $5bn, the Director-General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has clarified, TRADE NEWSWIRE report. He made the clarification during an engagement with the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration on Tuesday in Abuja, buttressing his point with ...

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Photos of Osinbajo, Peterside at signing of African Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development in Togo

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Photos of Osinbajo, Peterside at signing of African Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development in Togo obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka on Monday in Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.

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NIMASA exploits Nigeria’s Coastline to facilitate trade in West African sub region

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Full exploitation of Nigeria’s coastline is the way to go in facilitating trade in the West African sub region, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has canvassed, TRADE NESWIRE reports. Peterside made this known when the members of the Inter-Ministerial Committee of the Nigeria/Niger Joint Commission for Co-operation and ...

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Nigeria will judiciously utilise IOPC Fund for preservation of marine environment- Peterside

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Federal Government of is committed to judicious utilization and implementation of the 1992 International Civil Liability Convention and the 1992 International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Fund for preservation of the nation’s marine environment, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who ...

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How 21 missing Chibok girls were freed — Officials

The Nigerian government has given an insight into the negotiations that led to the release of 21 Chibok school girls. A confirmation the girls had been freed came Thursday morning. The girls –nearly 300 – were abducted by the extremist sect Boko Haram on April 14, 2014, from a secondary school in Chibok. Some 50 of the girls managed to ...

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Typical Naija again! Hits Dubai with ‘Woju originator’ Kiss Daniel on October 26

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As his profile continues to rise as one of the world leading music promoter uplifting the image of stars in the Nigerian music and entertainment industry globally but specifically in Dubai, Typical Naija Entertainment, is bringing another Nigerian musician Kiss Daniel to perform in Dubai on October 26, 2016, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Typical Naija Entertainment is chaired ...

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The judicial system, Nigerians and President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption

      (TRADE NEWSWIRE): There are a flying, running walking and crawling problems, just as we also have flying, running walking and crawling solutions, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.   Nigeria judicial system had for long been deliberately and corruptly crippled so as to make JUSTICE i.e RULE OF LAW in the country to stop FLYING- where it actually belongs, to ...

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Peace: Strategic report on Nigeria

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nigerians should PRAY for a peaceful Nigeria that is devoid of military coup-plot and other related vices  in the third decade of this century i. e between 2020 and 2030, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Nigeria Shall Be Great and Peaceful. May God Guide Our Leaders Right. Sulaiman Adenekan A Strategist/ Publisher TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net)

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NIMASA appoints Messrs Snecou as Revenue Consultant, to get 13% share of targeted $20m generated monthly

  .Messrs Snecou to collect 15% of newly discovered revenue streams .Messrs Snecou to recover NIMASA’s $5bn from debtors .Debt recovery/ revenue generation contract not awarded to Chairman of APC in Rivers State .Bureau of Public Procurement nods appointment of Messrs Snecou on debt recovery with ‘Certificate of No Objection’ given to NIMASA .Parastatals Tenders Board (PTB) of NIMASA approves ...

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NIMASA to utilise data for effective maritime regulation- Peterside

.Peterside rounds-off facility tour of NIMASA operation offices in Eastern Zone (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The maritime industry has been described as a data driven one which requires access to adequate information for its effective regulation and the implementation of relevant instruments, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE on Friday in Lagos from a World-renowned First-rate Public ...

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Nigeria: Ministry of transportation holds forum on infrastructure development, maintenance

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Federal Ministry of Transportation in collaboration with the Union of African Shippers’ Council (UASC) would on October 6th and 7th, 2016 organize a two-day sub-regional interactive forum on infrastructure development and maintenance, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the management of the Nigerian Shippers Council on Friday in Lagos, the Forum ...

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NIMASA Reforms: DG assures stakeholders of better services

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders in Eastern Zonal Operations that the era of being tossed between the Zonal Office and the Head Office is over as the Agency has concluded plans to restructure its operations for optimal performance, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The new structure is expected to grant the Zonal Offices greater ...

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Cabotage Implementation will grow Nigerian economy- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has given the assurance that the Agency will provide platforms for the enforcement of its mandate especially the Cabotage Act, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia ...

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The Olu of Warri Expresses Confidence in Peterside

…Calls on NIMASA to Resuscitate Warri port (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli Emiko, has appealed to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) to facilitate the effective utilisation of the Warri Port and the Koko Port with a view to reviving the economic activities in these areas, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE ...

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NIMASA DG canvasses preparedness against oil spill

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described preparedness and core training as the panacea for handling oil spills in the maritime environment. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a  World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, the Director-General ...

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Peterside’s on-site assessment of NIMASA Zonal offices ignites restructuring, facility upgradement

  .Orders structural integrity test on Western Zonal office building at Marine lane in Apapa with immediate effect .NIMASA to restructure personnel operations .Zonal offices to now handle operation works at NIMASA .NIMASA Headquarters to handle policy, administrative issues .Zonal offices heartbeat of NIMASA, just as the agency is to Nigerian maritime industry- Peterside (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The on-site assessment of ...

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Amaechi inaugurates NIMASA Board, charge members on accountability

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has charged members of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to enthrone accountability and formulate broad policies aimed at achieving the set objectives of the Agency,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Minister, according to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public ...

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To Nigerian govt: Is sale of Nigerian assets solution to our economic woes without proper diagnostic analysis?

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A person that is having a headache and started to administer pain relief to get over it, without knowing that the headache was caused by sleeplessness derived from hypertension he is suffering from, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Where as, what is needed is proper diagnostic analysis of the cause and management of the hypertension he is suffering from ...

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Bobst lands in Nigeria to penetrate West African packaging and label market

.To test market for one year   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Bobst, a global supplier of equipment and services to the packaging and label industries has commenced operations in Lagos, Nigeria, from where it will serve the entire West African market, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Managing Director, Africa and Middle East, Bobst, Mr. Samir Khoudja, stated this at a press briefing to ...

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‘Jamoh is ‘unequivocally qualified’ to head Finance and Administration arm of NIMASA’

‘Appointment of an insider as Executive Director in NIMASA is added value to maritime sector’ ‘We must downplay politics and embrace professionalism to develop Nigeria’ ‘A laudable strategic appointment made by President Buhari for efficient and effective management of NIMASA’ (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nearly six months after the appointment of Dr. Dakuku Peterside as the substantive Director General of the Nigerian ...

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Foreign flights to Nigeria forced to refuel abroad

  Foreign airlines flying to Nigeria have started to refuel abroad to bypass pricey, and increasingly scarce, jet fuel as the oil producer battles a hard currency shortage that has made fuel available only at a very high price. It is the second blow for airlines operating in Africa’s recession-hit biggest economy in a year that first saw the central ...

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Maritime security: NIMASA’s partnership with Nigerian Navy is a ‘Going Concern’- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described the partnership between the Agency and the Nigerian Navy as a Going Concern’ for the security of Nigerian water ways and the optimum exploration of the nation’s marine resources, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Going Concern: The going concern concept or going concern assumption ...

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Terminal, Jetty operators have no authority over assigned Stevedoring companies to their facilities- Peterside

  .‘Only NIMASA can statutorily carry out oversight functions on Stevedoring companies’ .Peterside starts consultation to resolve crisis between Terminal, Jetty operators and Stevedoring companies’ (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Terminal operators operating at various ports cum Jetty operators have no authority over Stevedoring companies assigned by the government to operate at their facilities, talk less of sacking them from operating therein, the ...

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Effective security requires adequate training, careful planning – Peterside

.Minister of Transport deserves accolade for achievements in Nigerian maritime sector- Peterside International Maritime Organization Member State Audit Scheme IMSAS’ findings give birth to training (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that effective security in the maritime industry requires adequate training and careful planning cum stringent implementation, ...

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NIMASA Executive Directors assume duty

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Following the appointment of a Governing Board for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Executive Directors have assumed their respective duties,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In their letters of appointment signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Bashir Yusuf Jamoh is the Executive Director Finance and Administration, Mr. Joseph ...

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Zuckerberg returns to Nigeria, meets President Buhari, Vice President in Abuja

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has returned to Nigeria on Friday after his brief trip to Kenya to have a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at Aso Villa in Abuja, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Zuckerberg met with technology developers in Lagos, visited Angela a tech incubation company and was  hosted by the ...

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Performance appraisal: Peterside begins half-year review of NIMASA’s strategic work plans

  Our dream is to make NIMASA foremost maritime regulatory Agency in Africa- Peterside  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has commenced the ‘Management Performance Review (MPR)’ of Strategic Work Plans of NIMASA for the purpose of progress monitoring and corrective interventions where necessary, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside had on ...

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Peterside condemns gruesome assassination of Ken Atsuwete in Rivers State

  Lives and properties of my Riverians must be protected- Peterside Dr. Dakuku Peterside has condemned in strong terms, the barbaric and gruesome assassination of Barrister Ken Atsuwete in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) who was reacting to the sad incidence noted that the killing of the ...

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Advertorial: The statement on NIMASA’s Position on the Customs Board Chair is not correct

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The attention of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been drawn to the news making the rounds in certain sections of the media purporting that the Agency is opposed to the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) also serving as chairman of the Board. The reports which quoted Mr. Momoh Alhassan, a ...

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Maritime security: IMO nods Peterside’s Human Capacity Dev agenda as it kick-starts ISPS Code training in Nigeria

From L-R: The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Lead Consultant, Mr. Brian Cranmer and the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside during the opening ceremony of a five-day training organised by IMO in conjunction with NIMASA on ISPS Code Compliance on Monday in Lagos,Nigeria.

  .Organisation is as good as its workforce- Peterside (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The International Maritime Organisation has commenced a 5-day training exercise on the implementation of ISPS Code aimed at strengthening maritime security , which ratifies Human Capacity Development agenda of Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, for the nation’s maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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FG constitutes boards for NPA, NIMASA

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the governing boards of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). A statement by the Director (Press) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi, disclosed that Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye is the Chairman of the NPA, while Major General ...

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GROWING THE MARITIME SECTOR: GOVERNMENT STAKEHOLDER MODEL

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Globally the maritime sector is passing through challenges but it also provides opportunities for growth especially in developing counties where nobody can talk of excess capacity. In good and bad times alike, government plays a significant role in the growth of the maritime sector through visioning, regulation, infrastructural development, creating the right environment, amongst others. This is why ...

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‘Peterside professionally sailing Nigerian maritime ship amidst strong global economic tide’

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) can be described as the man who saw tomorrow. When he was appointed, without knowing what was coming, defined his mission in the regulatory agency in three powerful words: ‘reform, restructure and reposition’ NIMASA as the most efficient maritime administration in Africa. The ...

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Oil slips below $49 as producer action hopes recede

  Oil fell below $49 a barrel on Tuesday, giving up part of August’s strong rally, as signs of rising supply outweighed hopes that producing nations will agree steps to support prices. A Nigerian militant group, which has claimed a wave of attacks on oil facilities, said at the weekend it was ready for a ceasefire and Iraq resumed pumping ...

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Official engagement and strategic partnership on maritime intelligence, dev in Nigeria-Photo

From L-R: Engr. Anas K Suleman, Nigeria’s Technical ‎Adviser/Deputy Alternate Permanent Representative (APR) to IMO, Marie Bates, Snr Oil Analyst-Apex/LNG Mgr of Lloyd’s List Intelligence (LLI),  Mr Dikko Bala, Alternate Permanent Representative (APR) of Nigeria to IMO, Mr Jonathan Fletcher, Snr Acct Mrg of LLI, Mr Akin Akinyosoye, Head Shipping Development department NIMASA, Mr Daryl Williamson, Commercial Dev Director LLI during a meeting ...

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Dubai residents set to rock Falz The Bahd Guy’s music, as Typical Naija, Dubai Afrika present him today

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Africans especially of Nigeria extraction are set to rock Falz The Bahd Guy’s music today August 19th at Royal Ascot Hotel, Bur Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, the Chief Executive Officer of a Dubai-based multiple award-winning International music promoting company, TypicalNaija Entertainment, Mr. Lanre Adenekan, has said, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Lanre Adenekan,popularly  known as Typical disclosed this ...

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Honour your leaders: Naming a dog after the president’s name

  Yoruba elders say (Ibi ti a ba pe ni ori, a ki I fi te ile) meaning (The place of head is up and nothing is above it-a place of honour, you don’t leg-walk with it).   They equally say that (Okun orun, ko ye adie) meaning (It is unbefitting to tie rope on the neck of a hen). ...

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International Youth Day:Peterside advises youth to shun political thuggery,cultism and killings in Rivers State, others

  .Winners never quit and quitters never win, Peterside admonishes youth (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State in the April 2015 election and Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, has called on youth in Rivers State in particular and Nigeria in general to shun violence to ensure ...

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NIMASA DG gears up Task Force on Ballast Water over full implementation of Convention

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to protect the Nigerian marine environment from alien species derivable from ballast water, the Director-General,Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has geared up members of the National Task Force for the Implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention 2004 to that effect, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement obtained by TRADE ...

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Economic diversification:‘Peterside’s professionalism as NIMASA DG‘ll fast-track dev of maritime sector’

  .Hajia Lami Tumaka inducted as Matron of Women in ANCLA (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The professional prowess of Dr. Dakuku Peterside, as the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), will help to fast-track diversification of the Nigeria’s monolithic economy with respect to his reformatory works in the nation’s maritime sector, the Governor of the female wing of ...

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Aisha, Wife Of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, Arrives In Washington DC

In a development with significant political implications, Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari on Wednesday evening arrived in Washington DC on a weeklong visit.  She is billed to attend a number of events in the area. Sources at the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC said Mrs. Buhari arrived on a British Airways flight from London. Her visit is of tremendous interest in ...

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