Dr. Dakuku Peterside
Experts harp on security to promote marine economy
Experts in the maritime sector have called for safer waterways to harness the enormous wealth from the sea and ocean. The experts, who gathered at the 2019 African Day of the Seas and Oceans, in Lagos, added that biodiversity of the ecosystem has been facing serious challenges due to human activities ranging from construction, unhealthy agricultural practices, irrigation, oil exploration, exploitation and transportation, dumping of toxic waste, to unregulated fishing.
NIMASA boss decries high level of poverty
The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has decried the high level of poverty that is engendering crime and also making Nigeria to be perceived as the piracy capital in the globe. Peterside, who spoke in Abuja yesterday during 2019 budget defence session for the agency before the…
NPA exploits transit trailer parks for improved port operations
Determined to rid the ports area of traffic gridlock, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), said it plans to commission two transit parks located at Lillypond, and TinCan Island second gate, to enhance port operations and improve service delivery at the nation’s gateway. NPA Managing Director, Hadiza Bala-Usman, represented by the Executive Director, Marine and…
Nigerian ports flaunt $15 billion facilities to aid international trade
Nigerian seaports currently flaunt about $15 billion-worth facilities that have aided the inflow and outflow of about 85 per cent of goods and services into the country. The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, disclosed this at the presentation of a book: “Footprints of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Maritime Sector,” written…
NIMASA recommits to tackling crime on Nigerian waters
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has undertaken surveillance training for some security agencies to jointly rid the waters of criminality.
Peterside blames APC crisis on unresolved disputes
The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has attributed the crisis in the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to refusal by some aggrieved stalwarts to explore the party’s internal dispute resolution mechanism. Peterside, who made the assertion while appearing on a radio programme in Port Harcourt,…
NIMASA raises hope on improved shipping sector
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has raised the hope for a better regulation of the maritime industry to foster growth and development.
NIMASA D-G says anti-corruption war step in right direction
The Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has described the Federal Government’s anti-corruption fight as a step in the right direction.
NIMASA calls for proper regulation of maritime industry
The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has said that if Nigeria must advance its global economic interest, the country...
NIMASA guarantees safety standards in oil, gas sector
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders of its resolve to ensure that safety standards are not compromised in the operations of the nation’s maritime industry.