Month: April 2019

PROMOTION: NIMASA Makes IMO Representative Director

The Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the promotion of the Nigerian Alternate Permanent Representative at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Mr. Dikko Bala, to Director. Also elevated to the position of Director in the Agency was the Deputy Director, Maritime Labour Services, Mrs. Rita Uruakpa. Other beneficiaries …

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RELIEF MATERIALS: NIMASA Extends Aids To Ondo State

… State Government Hails Agency The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has continued its donation of relief materials to victims affected by flood and other disasters across the country. The Agency took the exercise to Akure in Ondo state where various items were donated to the Ondo State Government for onward distribution to …

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NPA Receives PEBEC’s Award

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been recognized by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) for the sustenance of The Ease of Doing Business as it concerns the nation’s seaports and beyond. The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo presented the prestigious “World Bank 2019 Doing Business Ranking Award” to the Organization at …

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‘Women Matter Though Most Advantaged Globally’ – Hadiza

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated that “women are most disadvantage in the world” and the world must constantly remind itself that women matters when it comes to nations building. She therefore advocated for the stablishment of a “network or association in every industry” which should provide a platform for …

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NPA Board Members Decry Condition Of Port Access Road

Members of the Board of Directors of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) have added their voice to the perennial traffic gridlock on road leading to Port in Apapa and Tin-Can Island. While assuring that the Board would continue to identify with all efforts to find lasting solution to the problem, the members stated that they …

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SIFAX Group Launches New Financial Services Subsidiary

……Appoints Abitoye GM In order to take full advantage of emerging opportunities in the financial sector in the country and across the West African territory, SIFAX Group has launched a new subsidiary, Sky Capital and Financial Allied International Limited. The new subsidiary is an investment and asset management firm that offers wealth creation opportunities through …

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‘Nigerian Water Now Safer’, Piracy Reporting Body Says

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB), a specialised department of the International Chamber of Commerce, has released its report for the first quarter of 2019 showing an increased level of safety in the Nigerian Maritime Domain. The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre said no vessel was reported hijacked in the period under review, marking the first time …

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NIMASA Donates Relief Material To Disaster Victims In Lagos

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Lagos. While making the presentation at the Lagos State Emergency Resettlement and Relief Camp in Igando, the Director General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside said that the gesture was in line with …

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Niger/Kogi/Kwara Customs Command Generates Over 814 Million In 2019 Q1

The Nigeria Customs Service, Niger/Kogi/Kwara Area Command says it has generated a total of Eight Hundred and Fourteen Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Five thousand, Five hundred and Sixty Three Naira Eighty Six kobo (N814, 755, 563.86) in the first quarter of 2019. The Customs Area Controller of the command, Comptroller Yusuf Abba Kassim stated …

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My 10 Years Lagos Challenge – Sylvanus Obasi

This month of March is exactly 10 years that I stepped my feet into Lagos land. Precisely in March 2009, I came to Lagos to do my one year Industrial Training (IT) after finishing my Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Dec 2008 at the Enugu state Polytechnics called, Institute of Management and Technology (IMT). I …

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