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Giant strides of Mallam Farouk Salim within 10 months as SON’s DG

By Innocent Orok Within ten months of his leadership, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) under Mallam Farouk Salim has recorded impressive milestones that is unprecedented in the history of the organization. With more patriotic zeal and dedication to do more, these are his giant strides so far. Nigeria was admitted into the Standards Management Committee of the African Organisation ...

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Abba Kyari responds to Hushpuppi Allegations

DCP Abba Kyari, a top cop, has replied to claims linking him to infamous fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, also known as ‘Hushpuppi.’ Abbas reportedly paid off Kyari to arrest a coworker with whom he had a feud, according to court documents seen by Reuters. Kyari, on the other hand, has made a statement in response to the charges. “Abbas who ...

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NCAC, FTAN Poised For Greater Collaboration

By Innocent Orok The newly elected executives of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) have been assured of a greater cooperation to move the association to higher heights. The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe gave the assurance in Abuja when the newly elected Executives of the Federation paid him a courtesy ...

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NAGAFF Team petitions Customs over Sifax, Unity Flooded Terminals

By Innocent Orok The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders ( NAGAFF) 100% Compliance Team has petitioned the Customs Area Controller of Apapa Command over the maltreatment and inhuman treatment mated to them and their goods at the Sifax 2 and Unity bonded terminals. But terminals are under Apapa, Customs Command. Addressing journalists on Tuesday in Apapa, the NAGAFF, ...

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Police Redeploys Senior Officers

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba, in line with the new Manpower Development Policy of the Nigerian Police Force on Tuesday ordered the postings and deployment of 24 Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) to Zonal Commands and formations. Affected by the shakeup are former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Commissioner of Police (CP), Bala Ciroma, who was promoted ...

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NPA vows to enthrone International standards in Nigeria Ports

By Innocent Orok The acting Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko has said that the current management of the agency will enthrone international standards and best practices in the handling of ships and cargoes in all seaports in the country. In a statement issued by Olaseni Alakija, General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Bello-Koko made the remarks ...

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FREED: Abducted Maritime Workers, others regain freedom

Through the intervention of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) fire power using the newly deployed Deep Blue Project assets equipment eight Nigerians, among them five members of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) kidnaped by gunmen in Rivers State waters on Monday have regained their freedom. The release of the abducted travellers, which occurred on Saturday ...

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NIMASA, DG condemns kidnap of Maritime Workers in Rivers State

By Innocent Orok The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has condemned in very strong terms the kidnap on Monday of eight Nigerians, five of them members of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), in Rivers State waters. Dr. Jamoh who expressed sadness over the incident, regretted that this is happening when ...

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NIMASA’s CSR: Benue State Communities Receive Empowerment Items

By Innocent Orok The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated empowerment items to displaced victims of insurgency in Obi and Oju Local Government Areas of Benue State. Presenting the items which includes motorcycles, tricycles , sewing machines, welding machines, grinding machines, hair dryers, hair clippers, generators and complete sets of Make Up Artists kits, the Director General ...

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