Nigeria woos foreign diplomats for election into IMO Council
This is in a bid to ensure the country’s success in its re-election into the Category C of the IMO Council, one of the highest decision making body of an arm of the United Nation (UN), responsible for global maritime regulation.
Government awards $195m maritime security deal to Israeli firm
According to him, an operator spends about $18 million on a yearly basis due to insecurity on the nation’s waterways, in addition to high war risk insurance payable by shippers to do business Nigerian waters.
Nigeria, Ghana sign MoU on maritime operations
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghanaian Maritime Authority, (GMA) to optimally harness the natural potential in the industry.
Court asks NIMASA ex-DG, others to defend selves
Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos has dismissed the ‘no case’ submission filed by a former director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi and others.
FG, stakeholders disagree on status of Maritime Academy
The cold war between the Presidency and National Assembly appeared to have shifted to the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom State, as the bill to upgrade the academy to a Federal University of Maritime Studies (FUMS) suffered a temporary setback last week.
Nigeria, Ghana sign MoU to wage war against sea pirates
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has signed a four-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) to stop pirates attacks in both countries.
Akpobolokemi has case to answer over alleged N2.6bn fraud, court rules
A Federal High Court Lagos, on Monday, overruled a no case submission by former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, charged with N2.6 billion fraud.
IYC cautions NIMASA against demotion, intimidation, sack of Niger Delta indigenes
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) yesterday cautioned against the continuous persecution, discrimination, as well as sack and demotion threats of employees of Niger Delta origin at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
Court to rule on Akpobolokemi’s no-case submission, October 16
A Federal High Court in Lagos is to rule on the no-case submission made by Patrick Akpobolokemi and others on Oct. 16.
Court orders reversal of NLNG’s payments to NIMASA
Meanwhile, Director General of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, yesterday expressed dissatisfaction with the judgment, saying the agency would appeal the court’s verdict.