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MARITIME SECURITY: Nigeria, Japan Signed $2.78m Exchange Notes On High-Speed Boat purchase

By Innocent Orok   The Federal Republic of Nigeria has signed an Exchange of Note(E/N) with the Japanese Government for an Economic and Social Development Programme involving the acquisition of High-Speed Boat to reinforce services for coastal security in Nigeria, with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) as the implementing partner. The Honorable Minister of State, Federal Ministry ...

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NCAC, NCWS to Launch new Cultural Brand to Empower Nigerian Women

By Innocent Orok The National Council for Arts and Culture ( NCAC) and the National Council for Women Society (NCWS) have reached an agreement to evolve a new brand that will empower vulnerable Nigerian women and create a platform that will enable them contribute their quota to national development. This agreement was reached when the newly elected executive of the ...

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Sixteenth Maritime Seminar for Judges to hold July 5- 7 in Abuja

By Innocent Orok The Nigerian Shippers’ Council under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Transportation in collaboration with the National Judicial Institute is set to host the 16th edition of the International Maritime Seminar for Judges under the chairmanship of His Lordship, Hon. Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour CFR, retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. The event, aptly described ...

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MOWCA SG, Adalikwu begins Strategic Talk with IMO

– Receives IMO commendation for Maritime Bank initiative Dr Paul Adalikwu Secretary General, Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa (MOWCA) has commenced strategic alliance talks with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in London This was a major fallout of his first formal visit to Kitack Lim, Secretary General of IMO in London after about a decade of MOWCA’s absence ...

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Transportation Minister Commends NIMASA, urges Continuous Synergy among Maritime Agencies

– As Jamoh promised to sustain Tempo By Innocent Orok The Honourable Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Ruqayyah Saraki has embarked on a tour of facilities and assets of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Assets inspected includes the NIMASA Command, Control and Computer Centre (C4i), the NIMASA Modular Floating Dockyard, the NIMASA E-library and Vessels ...

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SON destroys substandard products in Lagos

By Innocent Orok The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Wednesday in Lagos, destroyed substandard electric cables, engine oil, LPG cylinders, stuffed new tyres, unapproved cigarettes and low grade roofing sheets. Mallam Farouk Salim, Director General of SON, noted while destroying the substandard products that they affected the nation’s economy negatively. He said all the products destroyed were imported into ...

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VREG Failure: We may be forced to demand compensation – Farinto

By Innocent Orok The Acting National President of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Dr. Kayode Farinto has called on the Ministry of Finance to address the challenges of persistent breakdown in the operations of the National Vehicle Registry (VREG) at the seaports which averages 48 hours every week. Dr. Farinto made this call during a press briefing in ...

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NIMASA TO CONDUCT POST IMPACT ASSESSMENT ON WRECK REMOVAL ALONG BADAGRY CREEK

By Innocent Orok The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) has commenced preparatory works to deploy high-resolution magnetometer to validate the on going wreck removal exercise of all identified wrecks listed for removal along the Badagry Creek in Lagos State. The agency’s Director General, Dr Bashir Jamoh who disclosed this during a review session of the ongoing wreck removal ...

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