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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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Cabotage Act: NIMASA moves to end abuse of waiver

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has commenced work to end the abuse of ‘Cabotage waiver’ by some shipping companies operating in the nation’s maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. He disclosed this when he received the leadership of the Nigeria Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association ...

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Meet Nigeria’s curious Cupid – matchmaking for HIV patients looking for love

 ABUJA – Sitting in his dimly-lit office in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, surrounded by files and boxes of condoms, matchmaker Ugochukwu Michael talks passionately about the part he has played in the marriages of around 100 couples in recent years. While the popularity of dating apps and websites may make Michael’s efforts to play Cupid seem old-fashioned, his ...

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Abuja–Kaduna railway: FG’s quest to rail-connect major cities in Nigeria ‘ll spur socio-economic development- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The socio-economic development of Nigeria would no doubt be fast-tracked with the government’s bid to rail-connect major cities in the country crowned by the inauguration of the Abuja-Kaduna rail services, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. It should be noted that the recently inaugurated ...

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NIMASA committed to implement relevant IMO instruments- Peterside

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has reaffirmed the Agency’s commitment to implementing all the instruments of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to which Nigeria is a party, for the continuous development of the maritime industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside said, as the IMO Sub Committee Meeting came to an ...

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Seafarer’s certification: NIMASA to Certify Naval Officers and Ratings in Line with STCW

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to certify Officers and Ratings of the Nigerian Navy in line with the requirements of Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The 1978 Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW): Convention was the first to establish basic requirements on training, certification and ...

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Atiku kicks as Ribadu returns to APC

  Nuhu Ribadu has returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC), The Nation learnt yesterday. The former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman got a letter from Adamawa State chapter of the party seeking his return to the party. He is going to be readmitted with a former governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria( ACN ) in ...

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Nigeria reiterates support for Regional initiatives against piracy in Gulf of Guinea- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has reiterated Nigeria’s support for initiatives adopted by maritime countries in the West and Central Africa sub-region against piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate ...

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Hadiza Usman is MD of NPA

The Federal Government  yesterday appointed Ms Hadiza Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The information is contained in a statement by the Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Yetunde Sonaike in Abuja. Sonaike stated that others appointed were Mohammed Bello-Koko as Executive Director, Finance; Prof. Idris Abubakar, Executive Director Engineering; Dr Sekonte Davies as Executive Director, ...

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Nigeria strengthens partnership with IMO on maritime development

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed Nigeria’s continuous partnership with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for the sustainable development of the Nigerian 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, Amaechi sought ...

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The exit of a patriot: NIMASA DG mourns former National Security Chief Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  If wishes were horses, beggars would ride: Dr. Dakuku Peterside, who is the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would have wished that the former boss of the National Security Organisation (NSO) Alhaji Umaru Ali Shinkafi, the Marafan Sokoto to spend more years on earth because of his value-laden knowledge on security matters ...

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Eid el Fitr: NIMASA congratulate Muslims on successful completion of festival

  .We are One regardless of our different religious beliefs- Peterside (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to foster peace, love and increase productivity amongst operators in the maritime sector of Nigeria and beyond, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on successful completion of the Holy month of Ramadan and the celebration ...

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Shipping process is not complete without Freight forwarding profession- NIMASA DG

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that shipping process is incomplete without freight forwarding profession, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, stated that the DG said this when the executive members of ...

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Beware of fraudsters: NIMASA has not started any scholarship, recruitment programme- DG

.Security agencies kick-starts investigation to crackdown on culprit (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has not in anyway at the moment either directly or by proxy running any scholarship or recruitment  programme as fraudulently touted by an online media not TRADE NEWSWIRE, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said the fraudulent advertisement tagged ...

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Marketing: Nigeria remains African hub for maritime trade- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to market and attract maritime investments into the country, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described the country as the African hub for maritime trade, TRADE NEWSWIRWE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First rate Public Relations Professional and Head of ...

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Opec output hits record high on Nigerian rebound

Opec’s oil output has risen in June to its highest in recent history, a Reuters survey found on Thursday, as Nigeria’s oil industry partially recovers from militant attacks and Iran and Gulf members boost supplies. Higher supply from major Middle East producers except Iraq underlines their focus on market share. Talks in April between producers on freezing output failed and ...

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Peterside solicits U.S.A to enlist NSDP cadets in Marine Navy, seeks knowledge, technology transfer

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has made a case for cadets of the Nigeria Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) to be trained by and recruited into the USA marine Navy in order to enhance their skills and competency professionally, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who equally sought for the United States ...

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Birthday: Ten ‘major powers of life’ discovered in my 40 years on earth- Sulaiman Adenekan

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): June 27, 2016 marks my 40 years of existence on the surface of earth and had so far been full of several experiences which had made me to identify what I, based on years of several PRACTICAL tests, considered ten important powers of life, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. 1- GOD; 2- PARENT; 3- WIFE; 4- CHARACTER/ DISCIPLINE; 5- ...

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We are now pragmatic in handling Nigerian maritime potentials- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency is now handling the nation’s maritime potentials pragmatically and no longer rhetorically as previously handeled, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement obtained by a World-renowned First rate Public Relations Professional and Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, ...

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Maritime development: Peterside unfolds five strategic work plans of NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has unfolded five pillars that will form a strategic work plan of the agency for the development of Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. He unfolded the strategic work plan at an engagement with the maritime media corps on Wednesday in Lagos. He said, “NIMASA is ...

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We will reposition NIMASA technologically to meet-up with present day challenge- Peterside

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency would utilise technology to its fullest to reposition the agency to meet the present day challenge of the maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The DG said this when members of the Lagos Chapter of the Information Systems Audit ...

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NIMASA commences issuance of biometric card to dockworkers

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has commenced the process of issuing biometric identity cards for dockworkers, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said this when the leadership of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) led by the President General, Comrade Anthony Nted Emmanuel paid a courtesy visit to the Agency’s Headquarters in ...

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Standard Operating Procedures, PSSP strategic to development of maritime sector-Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP) are digital management instruments that are strategic to the development of ports and the entire maritime sector in general, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, according to a statement obtained ...

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Aisha Buhari in The US Different From Nigeria First Lady Aisha Buhari, SaharaReporters Finds

A SaharaReporters investigation into criminal activity in the United States by one Aisha Buhari confirms that the perpetrator is not the First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari.  SaharaReporters began its latest investigation following the circulation of reports that Mrs. Buhari—wife of President Muhammadu Buhari—was involved in a bribe scheme in 2002 in which she wired the sum of $170,000 to ...

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‘Nigeria has lost a legal icon from Niger Delta’! Peterside laments as he mourns Justice Niki Tobi

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): “Nigeria has lost a great son. For us in the Niger Delta, this is an irreparable loss because the great Justice Tobi served humanity diligently and selflessly, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. “We will always remember him for his invaluable interventions and wise counsel. Nigerians will also miss his wide knowledge of legal principles, both as a teacher and ...

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NIMASA moves to automate revenue collection processes, ensures transparency in calculating 3% levies on cargo

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency is set to automate its revenue-payment collection processes and adopt a more transparent ways of calculating the three percent levy charged on all inbound and outbound cargo, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, according to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from ...

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NIMASA ready to partner training institutions for development of local content in maritime sector-Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has expressed the agency’s readiness to partner training institutions to develop local content in the nation’s maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami ...

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NIMASA offers Maritime cadets sea time experience backed with Certificates of Competency

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), is set to offer graduate- cadets of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) the required sea time experience that will lead to the issuance of Certificates of Competency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said this while receiving 100 cadets of the scheme upon graduation ...

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NIMASA pledges ‘enactment of regulations to enforce IMO instrument’, others indentified in IMSAS report

.Report lauds expertise of NIMASA personnel (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has pledged to implement the just-concluded interim report of the International Maritime Organisation Member States Audit Scheme (IMSAS), for the development of the Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The just-concluded interim report of IMSAS suggested among ...

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NIMASA DG congratulates Hajia Lami Tumaka on receipt of Evergreen Public Relations Personality award

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has congratulated the Agency’s World-renowned First-rate and Head of Corporate Communications, Hajia Lami Tumaka, on her award as the “Evergreen Public Relations Personality” in the maritime industry by Transquest Media Group. The said award was given barely three months after Hajia Tumaka ...

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June 12 election: The Martyr of Democracy Chief M.K.O Abiola lives on!

(TRADE NEWSWIRE):Musical tribute to Chief M.K.O Abiola  by Evangelist Ebenezer Obey, a Juju music maestro – Audio M.K.O Abiola’s SDP 1993 Campaign jingle- Video M.K.O Abiola’s reparation efforts in Africa- Video Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, CFR (24 August 1937 – 7 July 1998), often referred to as M. K. O. Abiola, was a popular Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and ...

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Govt agencies should ‘work together’ to unlock ‘synergistic benefits’ for maritime security- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called on relevant government agencies especially ‘security–oriented ones’ to work together  to enable them unlock synergistic benefits of joint efforts for the security of the nation’s maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The NIMASA DG made this call when the Comptroller, Lagos ...

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NIMASA DG joins world leaders to call for preservation of marine environment on World Oceans Day

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has lent his voice along with other world leaders for the protection and preservation of marine environment in commemoration of the World Oceans Day, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Secretary of State, the United States of America a, John Kerry, also said on ...

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Exploit inland waterways now for transportation of Lagosians to diffuse traffic on roads- Amaechi

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has advised the Lagos State Government to exploit the inland waterways as a mode of mass transporting Lagosians in order to diffuse the daily traffic pressure on roads owing to increased migration to the state, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a ...

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IMO team in Nigeria to audit maritime sector, as NIMASA backs mission

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The International Maritime Organization Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) is in Nigeria to audit the nation’s maritime sector, just as the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, expressed the agency’s support for IMSAS’ mission, TRADE NEWIRE reports. The IMO audit team which comprised of Capt. Cahit Yakin, Hakon Stohaug and ...

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Perception management: NIMASA on a journey to re-brand for transparency, performance- Peterside

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency is on a journey to changing years of negative brand perception adduced to NIMASA to a corrupt-free and functional maritime regulatory agency in line with the Change Agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement ...

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Human Capacity Development: Peterside tasks shipowners to place maritime cadets on board

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has tasked ship-owners especially the indigenous operators to place maritime cadets on board so as to aid human capacity development in the maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. He said this at a one-day programme organised recently in Lagos by Platform Communications, with the theme ...

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Peterside calls for formation of Vertical and Horizontal Strategic alliances to develop maritime sector

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that formation of vertical and horizontal strategic alliances among players in the maritime sector are required to aid the development of the industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and ...

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NIMASA ready to disburse CVFF to indigenous ship operators if they met loan requirements -Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency is set to disburse the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) to indigenous ship operators provided the stipulated loan requirements are met, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Petrside said this while responding to questions from Reporters at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja ...

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Maritime security: NIMASA restrategises, courts Office of NSA to end piracy in Gulf of Guinea

.Senate expresses confidence in effective implementation of NIMASA 2016 (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restrategise with respect to maritime security as it is partnering the Office of the National Security Adviser that equally co-ordinate security forces of all the countries in the Gulf of Guinea in a bid to end piracy in the region, ...

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A Quotable State of the Nation

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time- Abraham Lincoln.   May God Guide Our Leaders Right NIGERIA SHALL BE GREAT   Sulaiman Adenekan A Strategist/ Publisher TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net)

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Obasanjo, Amaechi canvass for private participation to stem corruption, aid development in maritime sector

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, have canvassed for private sector’s participation and stemming of corruption as the way forward for the development of maritime sector in Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Obasanjo and Amaechi made this clarion call at a 2-Day Stakeholders’ Conference on the Maritime Industry organised ...

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Strategic Positioning: NIMASA analyses ‘SWOT’ to draw Roadmap for development of maritime sector

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to strategically reposition the nation’s maritime sector by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the agency has commenced a retreat to analyse its Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunity and Threats-(SWOT Analysis) to enable it draw a ‘Medium-Term Growth Strategy’ to that effect, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, ...

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Manpower development: NIMASA partners Texas Southern University on shore-based technical training

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency is partnering with Texas Southern University on shore-based technical training of maritime sector personnel aimed at having a pool of skilled manpower in order to double the agency’s capacity to carry out its regulatory responsibility efficiently and effectively for the development of the sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. ...

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NIMASA meets stakeholders to chat way forward for maritime sector

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has held a heart-to-heart discussions with stakeholders in the maritime sector in order to chat a way forward for the industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, in his open address at the event that was held on Monday in Lagos with the theme ‘Stakeholders ...

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NIMASA pushing for review of Cabotage Act to make it more economically impactful -Peterside

  .Peterside tasks International Oil Companies to patronize indigenous ship operators .‘Oil and Gas sector cannot function in isolation without Maritime sector’ .‘Pollution of Nigerian marine environment will no longer be taken lightly’ .NIMASA levies: ‘No defaulting IOCs will go unpunished’ .Maritime sector is the bedrock of the Nigerian economy   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and ...

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NIMASA 2016 Budget: Peterside unveils ‘Five-Point Strategic Agenda’ for development of maritime sector

    Five-Point Strategic Agenda are .Strengthening of maritime safety and security .Maintenance of clean maritime environment .Enhancement of port state control .Human and infrastructural capacity building .Increased revenue generation through elimination of corruption aided by sanitized-maritime environment (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The much –awaited ‘Five-Point Strategic Agenda’ to aid the development of the nation’s maritime sector that is contained in the ...

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No Retreat, No Surrender: NIMASA, Nigerian Air Force seal pact to quench piracy in Nigerian waters

  .Air Force sets to deploy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) to enhance maritime surveillance .Air Force commences local production of (UAV) to aid security . Air Force, NIMASA move to reduce Search and Rescue (SAR) operations for quicker response . Air Force beckons on NIMASA, others to support mass production of (UAV) . Air Force to build capacity of some ...

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Maritime security: NIMASA, Navy, Army restrategise on co-operation to fight piracy in Nigerian waters

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); the Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian Army have restrategised and intensified co-operation on maritime security in the Nigerian waters so as to put a stop to the rising cases of pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The development was a fall-out of separate working visits ...

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Labour dispute resolution: NIMASA pursues ENL protested-dockworkers’ case to logical conclusion

  .Casual dockworkers to be paid terminal benefits first time in the history of Nigerian maritime sector (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Following the intervention of the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, in the case of the disengaged dockworkers of the ENL Terminal who protested to the Agency recently, the disengaged dockworkers will now ...

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NIMASA PR guru Hajia Lami Tumaka makes top 100 Public Relations Experts globally

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Hajia Lami Tumaka, a Public Relations Guru, and indefatigable Head of Public Relations of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, has made the list of top 100 Public Relations Experts to follow EvanCarmichael.com worldwide in April 2016 , as just released by Evan CarMichael Public Relations. EvanCarmichael.com, is a popular website that was founded by Evan ...

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Port State Control: Sierra Leone Maritime Administration courts NIMASA on capacity building of personnel

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The pragmatic moves by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), being led by Dr. Dakuk Peterside, the director-general, to make the sector impactful, Sierra-Leone Maritime Administration (SLMA) has hereby solicited for the support of NIMASA in building capacity of its personnel for effective Port State Control and training of seafarers, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. (Port State ...

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Nigeria not a dumping ground for substandard vessels, Peterside warns

  .No compromise of high standards for vessels in Nigerian waters (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has warned international ship operators that Nigeria is not and cannot be a dumping ground for substandard vessels, as the country won’t compromise high standards for vessels and oil platforms operating in her ...

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FDI: NIMASA woos MPA Singapore to facilitate maritime investments into Nigeria

  .Peterside to address Forum of Maritime Regulators on Wednesday in Singapore (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to facilitate Foreign Direct Investment into the maritime sector of Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Maritime and Ports Authority of Singapore has held a bilateral talk to that effect at the ongoing Maritime Regulators Forum holding ...

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Seafaring: NIMASA DG makes case for Nigerian seafarers to be placed onboard Korean vessels, declares war on piracy

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has made a case for Nigerian seafarers to be placed onboard Korean vessels operating in the Nigerian maritime domain, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. He made this appeal to the Korean Consul General to Nigeria, Mr. Lee Younghoan, during his visit to the Agency, ...

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Maritime labour: NIMASA DG moves to end exploitation of dockworkers, as he meets stakeholders

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, is set to end exploitation of dockworkers at seaports across the country following a protest by dockworkers to the agency’s headquarters recently, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Dockworkers are a person(s) or labourers who loads and unloads ships at a port. They are also known ...

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Strategic security report: To Nigerian government on abducted Chibok girls

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I urge the National Intelligence Agency to work in collaboration with the International Police (INTERPOL) and country’s local police to beam their security intelligence searchlight on CHAD, NIGER and probably (LIBYA) with respect to the abducted Chibok girls provided the just released video is authenticated to be newly filmed to a pointer that the girls are still ...

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FDI: NIMASA DG supports EU’s injection of €20m into maritime security in Gulf of Guinea

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to attract and motivate more investors to partner in strengthening maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea and make Nigeria the hub of maritime activities in the West and Central Africa, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has applauded the plan by the European ...

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TO PRESIDENT BUHARI: PROPOSAL ON HOW TO USE INTELLIGENCE GATHERING TO STEM INSECURITY, AID GOOD GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

 Your Excellency sir, BY: SULAIMAN ADENEKAN B.Sc (Hons) Bus Admin, MBA (Marketing), MNIMN, arpa COMPANY: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net) POSITION: A STRATEGIST/ PUBLISHER E-MAIL: sulaimanadenekan@yahoo.com PHONE: +234 8099400135, 8024437214 NOTE: The information below is my personal and humble opinion that was drafted in 2011 as a concerned citizen of Nigeria; this proposal welcomes review, criticism, correction and condemnation from the public ...

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NIMASA, stakeholders meet to have ‘comprehensive’ Anti Piracy bill submitted for passage

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, is collaborating with relevant national and international stakeholders in order to have a ‘comprehensive’ Anti Piracy bill submitted to National Assembly for passage hitch-free, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The said stakeholders NIMASA was partnering on the Anti Piracy bill are the United Nations ...

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To APC leaders: How to foster peace in Ogun State APC as Aremo Osoba returns- Strategic Political report

  BY: SULAIMAN ADENEKAN B.Sc (Hons) Bus Admin, MBA (Marketing), MNIMN, arpa COMPANY: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net) POSITION: A STRATEGIST/ PUBLISHER E-MAIL: sulaimanadenekan@yahoo.com PHONE: 08099400135, 08024437214   As a concerned indigene of Ogun State, ensuring the greatness and that the State is not eluded of peace is what is paramount in my mind, as I supported and campaigned for Presidential, Ogun ...

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TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net) is 5 years old

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE ): TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net), a Socio-Economic International News media and a Strategic Business Unit of Sulaiman Adenekan Associates, a Management/Marketing consulting firm is five years today 5th of April, following its establishment in 2011, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. We assure Nigerians in particular and the world in general that we will continue to publish STRATEGIES to proffer needed ...

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NIMASA, Nigerian Navy, others rescue hijacked MT Sampataki tanker vessel off Lome

  .NIMASA partners Republic of Benin, Togo government and International agencies on rescue operations .Where-about of five abducted crew members on board still unknown, as search continues .NIMASA continues lobbying for passage of Anti-piracy bill .NIMASA reviews MoU with The Nigerian Navy and The Nigerian Air force on coastal security .Maritime Guard Command deployed by NIMASA to patrol off the ...

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The Lion of Africa: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s 64th birthday speech

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): 1. I thank everyone for taking part in this important symposium. The importance of this event is not that it comes on my birthday. It is due to the topic explored and the richness of the contributions made in this regard. I am simply honored that you would use my birthday as a platform for this vital national ...

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The Lion of Africa: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu clocks 64 years conquerously

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The National Leader of the governing party in Nigeria, The All Progressives Congress and a Political Strategist par Excellence, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Adekunle Akanbi Tinubu, clock 64 years conquerously on 29th of March, 2016, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Asiwaju Tinubu, the Jagaban Borgu, who is now THE LION OF AFRICA and not even of Bourdilon as slanderously tagged, ...

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2016 Budget: Presidency, ministry hail lawmakers

The Presidency and the ministry of budget and planning yesterday commended the National Assembly for passing the 2016 Appropriation Bill. Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate) Sen. Ita Enang, told reporters that the expeditious consideration and passage of the bill is laudable. He commended the Senate and House committees on appropriation and the sub-committees for working ...

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NIMASA set to leverage on Cabotage Act for development of indigenous ship operators

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to make Nigeria the hub of maritime activities in Africa as pledged by the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, on assumption of office , the agency is set to build the required capacity of indigenous ship operators by leveraging on Cabotage Act to that effect, TRADE ...

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TO PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI: PROPOSAL ON HOW TO STOP RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM FOR PEACE TO REIGN IN NIGERIA

  Your excellency sir BY: SULAIMAN ADENEKAN B.Sc (Hons) Bus Admin, MBA (Marketing), MNIMN, arpa COMPANY: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net) POSITION: A STRATEGIST/ PUBLISHER E-MAIL: sulaimanadenekan@yahoo.com PHONE: +234 8099400135, 8024437214 NOTE: The information below is my personal and humble opinion that was drafted in 2012 as a concerned citizen of Nigeria; this proposal welcomes review, criticism, correction and condemnation from the ...

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#PassNigerias2016BudgetWithoutFurtherDelay

  To National Assembly Members, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Abuja. ‘Pass Nigeria’s 2016 Budget without further delay’ (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I humbly appeal to the distinguished Members of the Senate and Honorable Members of the House of Representatives to patriotically pass the 2016 budget without further delay as part of your legislative responsibilities to Nigerians and Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. It ...

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To President Muhammadu Buhari: Proposal for Economic Development in Nigeria

  Your excellency sir, (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As intelligence gathering is of importance to security management of a country, so is intelligence also important to economic management of a country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. There cannot be effective security without security intelligence gathering; likewise economic development and advancement of a country might not be feasible without economic intelligence gathering especial with various ...

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Peterside pledges to reposition NIMASA for impactful maritime sector on assumption of duty

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Adolphus Peterside, has pledged to reposition the agency to enable it impact positively on the nation’s maritime sector and the economy in general, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, said this on assumption of duty as NIMASA DG at the agency’s ...

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Nigerian Navy Arrests Tanker Hijack Suspect

The Nigerian Navy has arrested a key suspect in last month’s hijack of the oil tanker, MT Maximus. Commodore Abraham Adaji made the announcement on Saturday while handing over the tanker to Rene Von Loenens, Managing Director of ship agency company Super Maritime Nigeria Limited. The name and nationality of the suspect was not given. Adaji said the vessel was ...

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‘Dakuku Peterside is professionally qualified to head NIMASA’

  .His Experience in petroleum downstream sector a plus (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The former chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, is eminently qualified to be appointed as the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. As activities in the Petroleum Resources- (Downstream) sector that Dr. Peterside, once chaired at the House ...

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Congratulations to Dakuku Peterside on his appointment as DG of NIMASA

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I congratulate you (Dr. Dakuku Peterside) on your appointment as the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) by President Muhammadu Buhari, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. May God strengthen you to efficiently and effectively administrate the maritime sector safely. Congratulations!!!   Sulaiman Adenekan A Strategist/ Publisher TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net)  

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To President Buhari: ‘The CEMA recognized Customs Agents not under control of CRFFN but only Freight Forwarders’-Amiwero

    HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMUDU BUHARI PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA STATE HOUSE ABUJA. DEAR SIR   RE: NON EXISTENCE OF FREIGHT FORWARDING IN THE CUSTOMS AND EXCISE MANAGEMENT ACT AND THE IMPLICATION OF DOUBLE REGULATION OF LICENSED CUSTOMS AGENTS TO THE ECONOMY.    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): We wish to bring to the attention of His Excellency, the misrepresentation ...

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Maritime safety: NIMASA, West & Central African maritime countries commence training on Port State Control

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to further strengthen maritime safety in the West African sub-region, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency and other West African maritime nations have commenced a one-week capacity building training on Port State Control on Monday in Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Port State Control is the inspection of foreign ships when they visit ...

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Lagos-Mile 12 clash: ‘Stop spreading tribal-hate reports that could aggravate violence’

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): I urge Nigerians, especially ‘Opinion leaders’, be it individual(s) or corporate entity, to please be modest and decorous in the kind of information shared on social media and other media platforms with respect to the Lagos-Mile 12 clash, so as not to help sow seeds of hatred in the minds of vulnerable Nigerians which could further aggravate the ...

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Hijacking Shows Growing Piracy Risk Off Nigeria

  On Monday, Nigerian authorities reported the arrest of six suspected pirates and gave new details on the recovery of the product tanker Maximus (ex name SP Brussels), highlighting the growing risk of piracy in the region. Rear Admiral Henry Babalola said that the suspects’ apprehension followed an intense firefight that killed another alleged pirate. “The hijackers . . . ...

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Piracy: Ten Indian Seafarers Rescued by Nigerian Navy

Ten Indian seafarers have been rescued after their ship was hijacked by pirates near Africa’s Ivory Coast, India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said in a tweet on Sunday. The rescue was undertaken with the help of the Nigerian Navy. However, an eleventh Indian and one Pakistani sailor are yet to be rescued. The sailors were on board UAE-controlled tanker Maximus, ...

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Strategic Report: Aviation alert to Nigerian government

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nigerian government / aviation sector should step up efforts to ensure safety and security of the nation’s aviation sector to avoid any form of disaster (plane crash) any time soon, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. – Likely disaster zone: Ogun state – Likely Local government area (s) of accident: Ifo or Ewekoro LGA – Likely cause of accident: more ...

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NIMASA DG assures House of Reps of commitment to ensuring maritime safety, development

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Acting Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Baba Haruna Jauro, has reiterated his commitments to maritime safety and development of the sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. He gave these assurances during a working visit to the agency’s headquarters by the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration led by Hon. Bago Mohammed ...

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Mother of the nation: Bridal-looking Aisha Buhari clocks 45 presidentially

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): On February 17, 2016, Mother of the Nation and bridal-looking wife of his Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Commander- In- Chief of the Armed Forces,  Her Excellency,               A – Aisha                                                I – Is                                  ...

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Nigeria: Hajia Lami Tumaka’s new-born granddaughter Farha named ceremoniously

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As granddaughters of Hajia Lami Tumaka, increases by the year and equally prays for those seeking the fruit of the womb to be blessed, this deservedly made Tumaka held an aesthetically-modest ceremony in honour of her new-born grand-daughter on Saturday in Lagos, to compliment a special dedication earlier held to that effect by Mr. Ahmed, farther of ...

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Nigeria: Happy 40th birthday to Ogun State

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): I congratulate the government and the people of Ogun State under the leadership of Senator Ibikunle Amosun, CON, FCA, the State Governor, for the attainment of 40 years of creation on February 3rd, 1976, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. I am proud to be a birth year-mate and proud son of Ogun State, which has achieved a lofty height through ...

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Senate inspects NIMASA’s 2015 and proposed 2016 documented activities

  .Nigeria’s ISPS Code compliance now above 80 per cent (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Senate has commenced inspection work on 2015 and proposed 2016 documented activities of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) aimed at scrutinizing details of 2016 budget of the agency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Chairman Senate Committee on Marine Transport, Senator Sanni Ahmed Yerima, said this ...

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Happy birthday to a salvaging and transforming Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I congratulate the SALVAGER AND TRANSFORMER of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun CON, FCA on his 58th year birthday, may your happiness not turn sorrow, wishing you long life and prosperity amin, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. I will celebrate you with a song by the late Fuji Maestro, Aare Sikiru Ayinde Barrister Ma gba muhibbah re Rabbi Olorun, ...

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To President Muhammadu Buhari: Proposal for Industrialisation of Nigeria

  Your Excellency sir, Find herewith Proposal for the industrialization of Nigeria written some years back. Summarily, the proposal encapsulates the following: 1, That there is the need to indutrialise Nigeria so as to concretized and sustain diversification of the economy 2, That technology is the bedrock of the proposed industrialization 3, That industrialisation is about manufacturing of machines/ technologies ...

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We’ve driven Boko Haram to fall-back positions, says Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday that Nigeria has made significant progress towards ending Boko Haram insurgency since his assumption of office. Speaking at a meeting with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki Moon on the sidelines of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, Buhari said in collaboration with the Multinational Joint Task Force, the Nigerian Armed Forces ...

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Excitement as Ooni visits Alaafin

History was made on Sunday as the new Ooni of Ife‎, Oba Ogunwusi became the first Ooni to visit Oyo town since 1937. The Methodist Church, Apaara, venue of the 45th coronation anniversary thanksgiving of Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, became electrified immediately news filtered in that Oba Ogunwusi’s convoy has reached Owode, followed by many other Obas. The late Ooni ...

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To President Muhammadu Buhari: Proverbial state of the nation

Your excellency sir, (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Yoruba elders say (Bi igba ba si oju de, sisi la si, bi ko ba si se si, a a fo ni) English meaning (If a calabash turns upside down, we will upturn it, but if it cannot be upturned, then we will break it), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. May God Guide our Leaders Right. NIGERIA ...

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Happy Birthday: All for Hajia Lami Tumaka @ 56- Photos

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): When a person is deeply loved and cherished by the people, the passion cannot be hidden from the loved, as this was the kind of love showered on Hajia Lami Tumaka in her office this morning as friends and well wishers in the office flooded her table with birthday cakes and warm greetings to honour her on her ...

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The Cornerstone: Triumphant Hajia Lami Tumaka clocks 56 graciously

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Hajia have you seen them? Hope you listened to the message brought by them? I could see you are asking who are they and what message(s)? Yes! they are 56 white-feathered praying birds that visited with a praying message to honour you on your 56th birthday, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. They recited Al-Baith-The Ressurector; Al-Muiid- The Restorer; Al-Muntaquim-The ...

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Birthday of the year: Alhaja Adenekan celebrates 60 years in grand style

        (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A celebrative history was made on January 3rd, 2016, at the 60th birthday ceremony of Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, the Iya Adeen of Itoko Muslims, Egbaland, as the event was preemptively adjudged the best birthday party of the year by Creme-de-la-crème in the society until proven otherwise before the end of the year, TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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A deserving honour: ‘Happy 60th birthday to mum Alhaja Adenekan’

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): I commence in the name of Almighty God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ABOUT ALHAJA LATIFAT ADENEKAN Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, the Iya-Adeen of Itoko Muslims, Egbaland, was born into Lasaki family on January 3rd, 1956, at Lasaki’s compound, Erunwon, Abeokuta, Ogun State. She is married to Alhaji Abdul-Fatai Alao Adenekan, the Otun of Itoko ...

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Safety, security and reduction in cargo dwell time is transport sector’s policy trust- Amaechi

  .Set a three month interval performance appraisal of the sector .Rail cargo movement to commence in 2016 .Railway to create 250, 000 jobs   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Honourable Minister of Transport, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has said that safety and security of lives in the aviation and maritime arms of the nation’s transport sector in addition with reduction in cargo ...

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Nigeria: Imperative of War Against Indiscipline- Bolaji Kazeem

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Since the inception of the present democracy, ineptitude, corruption and indiscipline gradually crept into our ways of life eroding the cultural values that we held in high esteem such as morality and discipline in our society. The tendency to accumulate wealth through any means had been fostered on our young ones and everybody is scrambling to get ...

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