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By Innocent Orok The Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the appointment of three new Directors, Mr. Otonye Obom, Captain Umoren Sunday Michael, and Mr. Kazir Abubakar Musa. The Directors were promoted along with Eighteen Deputy Directors and Twenty Assistant Directors. Four hundred and Thirty-One other staff were also elevated to their next ...

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UNWTO Africa Youth Tourism Summit: NANTA flags Nigeria to Glory

By Innocent Orok The Africa Youth Tourism summit organized by Africa Region of United Nations World Tourism Organisation ( UNWTO) in partnership with Namibia Ministry of Tourism Environment and Forestry ends today with National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) President, Mrs Susan Akporiaye presenting a paper on profiling education in travel, tourism and technology. Mrs Akporiaye stands in for ...

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Governor Sanwo -Olu commends Runsewe for Lagos NAFEST 2022 preparations

By Innocent Orok Lagos state Governor on Friday took to effusive celebration and commendation of Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director General National Council for Arts and Culture ( NCAC) to what he described as Runsewe’s dogged patriotism in promoting Nigeria’s unity and cohesion. The Governor, highly elated at Runsewe’s promotion of Nigeria indigenous fashion and on this day in full revelation ...

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VIN Valuation: Farinto tasks Customs to discontinue non-standard VIN

By Innocent Orok The Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has called on the management of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to immediately put an end to the Non-Standard Chassis value derivation in the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Valuation policy, because it encourages corruption and human contacts. The association said that the continued retention of Non-Standard Chassis has defeated the ...

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By Innocent Orok   The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) and that of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, (NLNG) have agreed to set up a working Committee meeting regularly to ensure improved liaison between both organization in the interest of Nigeria. This agreement was reached during a courtesy visit by the Management of the NLNG ...

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How social media is changing the face of Journalism practice

By Innocent Orok Social Media has been described as a revolutioner and liberaliser of journalism practice around the globe in the 21st Century. This was disclosed by Comrade Ismail Aniemu in a lecture he delivered during the Association of Maritime Journalists of Nigeria ( AMJON) Exco Retreat on Wednesday at Rockview hotel Apapa Lagos State. The retreat which was with ...

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By Innocent Orok The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has inaugurated the Expert Level Planning Team (ELPT) of the agency to draft the National Maritime Security Strategy (NMSS) to sustain the agency’s successes in the fight against piracy. Jamoh also commended the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for its technical support to Nigeria by ...

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Minister tasks Local pharmaceutical practitioners, industries on vaccine production

The Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Amb. Maryam Katagum, has urged Nigerian pharmaceutical companies to ultilise the licensing provision of the TRIPS Waivers Agreement for COVID-19 to establish vaccine production plants for the country. Katagum, gave the advice at the 9th African Day of Standardisation 2022 Symposium, organised by the Standard s Organisation of Nigeria ...

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