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13 Feb 2019
The maritime sector is often seen as a catalyst for commerce, economic growth and nation-building, because of its link to imports and exports. This makes it critical to trade facilitation, hence the need to review key industry indices and forecasts to guide investments in the sector. The latest Maritime Industry Report 2019- 2020, released by…
2 Nov 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday filed fresh charges against Patrick Akpobolokemi, former Director-General (DG), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and six others before an Ikeja High Court, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akpobolokemi is charged alongside Ezekiel Agaba, Ekene Nwakuche, Governor Juan, Vincent Udoye, Adegboyega…
12 Sep 2018
Against the backdrop that Africa is the world’s biggest untapped market, the Federal Government is wooing more foreign investors to the continent, particularly the Nigerian maritime market space. Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside and the Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, have however charged foreign investors to tap…
31 Aug 2018
The Director General (DG) of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, told journalists in Lagos that viewed against all known indices of good governance, Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has performed woefully. Peterside, who contested the 2015 gubernatorial election in the state, said the incumbent has pulled the state…
28 Jul 2018
Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other stakeholders have commenced process of re-engineering the operational efficiency of the Eastern ports and by extension the Nigerian maritime domain. The Nigerian maritime domain in the Niger Delta region is vastly endowed with huge maritime resources which include crude Oil, abundant mangrove forests, marshes, natural gas,…
16 May 2018
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has urged seafarers to be mindful of religious and cultural sensibilities of the people during their tour of duty across the globe. Director-General, NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, who gave the counsel when the Nigerian Fellowship of Christian Seafarers (NFCS), paid him a courtesy visit, said rather than display…
26 Jan 2018
A former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, has denied looting the agency’s fund. He told a Federal High court in Lagos, presided over by Justice Ibrahim Buba, that he did not steal the N2.6billion that the EFCC alleged against him while in office. Akpobolokemi is being prosecuted…
6 Jul 2016
Apparently irked by the nefarious activities of the sea pirates, the Nigerian Navy has inaugurated its Falcon Eye maritime surveillance system.
1 Jul 2016
The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has identified technology as an enabler required for the growth of Nigeria’s maritime industry. 
22 Jun 2016
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is to automate its operation as part of measures to curtail revenue leakages and enhance its activities.
19 Jun 2016
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has assured cadets of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme ...
20 May 2016
Nigeria has never been in a better position to build its maritime industry, says Dakuku Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency.

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