NIMASA, Poised To Redress Lingering Policy Inconsistency: …Says Shipping Sector Capacity to Engage About 10 Million Nigerians.

...Says Shipping Sector Capacity to Engage About 10 Million Nigerians.

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is now poised to redress lingering policy inconsistency which has remained the bane of shipping development in Nigeria. It has identified lack of supportive institutional frameworks, neglected infrastructure as well as inadequate financing as major reasons Nigeria’s shipping potentials have not been fully exploited and maximized for the good of the…

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APC STALWART IN WARRI SOUTH WEST THREATENS TO SUE INEC OVER FALSE PUBLICATION: …Gives INEC Seven Days to Retract Publication

APC STALWART IN WARRI SOUTH WEST THREATENS TO SUE INEC OVER FASLE PUBLICATION

Piriye Kiyaramo A former aspirant for the Warri South West Seat in Delta State House of Assembly on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Coordinator of Warri South West local government area for Great Ogboru Governorship Campaign Organisation, Hon. Gbaboyor Akpodubakaye Jude has threatened to sue the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for falsely publishing…

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Onnoghen Suspension: Senate Heads for Supreme Court

Onnoghen Suspension: Senate Heads for Supreme Court

The Senate on Monday filed a case at the Supreme Court seeking the apex court’s interpretation on whether President Muhammadu Buhari acted within the provision of the constitution in his suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen. The Senate is also asking the court to determine whether the action of the President does not…

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Lagos Governor Set to Resolve Tussle between NIWA and LASWA over Regulation and Control of the Waterways.

Piriye Kiyaramo The Lagos State Government and the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Monday expressed readiness to go into talks to facilitate amicable resolution of the age-long tussle between the federal agency and the Lagos State Inland Waterways Authority (LASWA) over regulation and control of the waterways. The State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, who said this while receiving NIWA’s…

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Boat Mishaps: Who Will Bring Sanity to Nigeria’s Inland Waterways of Death?

Boat Mishaps: Who Will Bring Sanity to Nigeria’s Inland Waterways of Death?

In 2018, cases of fatal boat mishaps were numerous. Despite this, the masses are still being encouraged to travel by water to reduce the gridlock and strain on the roads. But the recent ugly experience involving no less a personality than the managing director of NIWA must serve as the spur government needs to put things right and ensure…

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Statement on the Suspension and Replacement of the Chief Justice

U.S. Mission Nigeria

By U.S. Mission Nigeria  “The Embassy of the United States is deeply concerned by the impact of the executive branch’s decision to suspend and replace the Chief Justice and head of the judicial branch without the support of the legislative branch on the eve of national and state elections. We note widespread Nigerian criticism that this decision is unconstitutional and…

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Buhari Signs Executive Order 007, Approves Construction of 794km of Roads

Executive Order 007 of 2019 on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed Executive Order 007 of 2019 on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme, and reiterated his administration’s commitment to the provision of critical road infrastructure across the country. The President made this known when he signed Executive Order at the State House, Abuja. He said: “This is another opportunity to demonstrate…

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Poor and Ineffective Dispute Resolution Mechanism on Maritime Cases Scares Away Investors from Nigeria – NIMASA Boss

Poor and Ineffective Dispute Resolution Mechanism on Maritime Cases Scares Away Investors from Nigeria – NIMASA Boss

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dakuku Peterside, has appealed to the Nigerian judicial system to ensure that dispute resolution on maritime cases are treated with urgency, lamenting that the poor dispute resolution mechanism on maritime cases is scaring away investors from Nigeria. The DG stated this in Lagos on Monday at the 8th Strategic Admiralty Law…

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41 kidnappings Occurred on Nigerian Waters, in last quarter of 2018: …As Gulf of Guinea Leads in Global Maritime Piracy Incidents.

41 kidnappings Occurred on Nigerian Waters, in last quarter of 2018:

Maritime piracy increased across the globe in 2018, especially in West Africa as attacks against ships and crews continue to pose danger to seafarers, the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) said in its latest annual piracy report. Worldwide, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) recorded 201 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery in 2018, up…

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Nigeria Customs Service Generates N3.1trn in 3 Years — Spokesman

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it generated about N3.1 trillion revenue for the country in the last three years. The Public Relations Officer of NCS, Deputy Comptroller, Joseph Attah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday that the revenue was generated between 2016 and 2018. Attah explained that the service realised N898.8 billion revenue…

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