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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NIMASA Bags 2018 Federal Agency of the Year Award: …Pledges to Redouble Efforts to Reposition Maritime Sector

Piriye Kiyaramo The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says it would intensify its efforts to reposition the maritime industry in Nigeria, as the agency moves to become a leading maritime administration in Africa. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, stated this last week in Lagos during the Independent Newspapers Awards 2018, where the agency bagged the…

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The Nigerian Navy says the Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta, will commence academic activities on Jan. 23.

Piriye Kiyaramo The Director of Information, Nigerian Navy, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. The University is a private institution established through a partnership between the Nigeria Navy and International Educators. Dahun said admission are currently ongoing until Jan. 23, into the University, which offers degree programmes in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cyber…

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FG repositioning maritime sector to attract investment – Boss Mustapha

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, says the maritime sector has become an attraction for investors, and that the nation was beginning to see another opportunity through which it could harness its vast resources. The SGF, who spoke at the NIMASA Corporate Dinner and Merit Awards held weekend in Lagos, said the development was as…

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Amaechi, Bello, Iheanacho to Attend League Lecture, Awards: Aniebonam, Shittu, Others to Receive Awards

The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP) is to hold a 20th Anniversary Lecture, Awards and inauguration of Patrons and Executives on January 24, 2019. The event which comes up at Golden Gate Restaurant, Ikoyi, Lagos, will feature the recognition of deserving maritime industry leaders and reform agents as patrons and awardees. While the Minister of Transportation, Mr….

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Lagos State APC Candidate vows to clear Apapa gridlock in 100 days 

Apapa Gridlock

  By Oluwatoyin Amao  The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday vowed to solve the traffic gridlock in Apapa in the first 100 days of his administration if elected governor of the state. He spoke during a governorship debate organised by ‘The Platform.’ Sanwo-Olu and other contestants were asked what…

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I Will Ensure That WIMAFRICA Covers Every African Country, Says Mrs. Jean Chiazor-Anishere

WIMAFRICA

“Having my kind of brothers made me to become boyish in my activities. My brothers were into karate; I got into it and became a black belt” It came as no surprise when Mrs. Jean Chiazor-Anishere, a legal practitioner and quintessential woman of many firsts was inaugurated as the African President, Women in Maritime Industry (WIMAFRICA) on October 29,…

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The Blue Economy Policy is the Economic Lifeline – WIMAFRICA President

Mrs. Jean Chiazor Anishere is a woman of many parts. Besides being the principal partner in a Lagos base law firm which specialises in maritime practice, an author and former President of WISTA Nigeria, Anishere is presently the President of Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAFRICA) which has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. In this exclusive interview with Maritime Bits Editor-in-Chief, John Iwori, Anishere…

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WIMAfrica Nigeria, Elects New Executive

Isaac Ombe Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Bomarah Group of Companies, Mrs Bola Muse, has emerged the new President of Nigerian chapter of Women International Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica) with a promise to ensure participation of women in all aspects of the blue economy. In a keenly contested election Tuesday, in Lagos, Mrs.  Muse, emerged with 23 votes against two other contestants, Mrs…

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WIMAFRICA clinches AU 2018 Blue Economy Special Award of Excellence.

John Iwori Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAFRICA), a continental body of African Women in the maritime Industry made history when it clinched the African Union Commission’s Blue Economy Special Award of Excellence at the just concluded Global Sustainable Blue Economy Conference hosted by the Kenya and Canada in collaboration with Japan and countries in Nairobi, Kenya. WIMAFRICA with national…

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