Tuesday, 3rd October 2023
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24 Sep
The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Jamoh, has said that investment in research would play a major role in harnessing Nigeria’s maritime potentials
20 Sep
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, demanded prosecution of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) officials over alleged sale of 82 vehicles for N5.8 million.
19 Sep
The House of Representatives has threatened to invoke relevant legislative powers to compel the new Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Adewale Adeniyi, and Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, to give details of all public assets sold by the organisations between 2010 and 2022. Chairman of the House Committee investigating…
10 Sep
The Minister of the Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, has stated that tackling illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, harnessing marine tourism, safety and security top the agenda of his administration.
6 Sep
Seafarers have challenged the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency’s (NIMASA) claim of placing about 11,956 seafarers on cabotage vessels in less than three years. This is coming after an official statement from NIMASA claimed it has placed a total of 11,956 Nigerian seafarers onboard cabotage vessels from January 2021 to July 2023. According to…
6 Sep
  The Marine and Blue Economy Ministry, yesterday, said it would generate N200 billion in its first year, an ambition that may pose serious challenges for the ministries of Petroleum Resource and Transportation unless concerted efforts are taken to correct prevailing misalignment. Coupled with the divisions in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources where there are…
26 Aug
The Nigerian Navy says assets acquired by NIMASA under the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue project, have been fully deployed. This is contained in a statement by the Acting Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command and Commander Deep Blue Project, Commodore Victor Choji, in Lagos on Friday. He…
25 Aug
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said most mainstream shipping companies that refuse to comply with their tax obligations get away with their actions due to poor enforcement of relevant laws by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and other government agencies operating in the maritime sector. The…
23 Aug
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said most mainstream shipping companies that refuse to comply with their tax obligations get away with their actions due to poor enforcement of relevant laws by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency...
23 Aug
Former Chairman of the Association of Africa Maritime Administrations (AAMA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, will be speaking at the Sustainable Maritime Industry Conference, scheduled for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from September 4-6.
21 Aug
Depthwize Nigeria Limited has expressed sadness over the death of one and three missing persons in one of its drilling rigs. Depthwize Nigeria Limited, (RC 969014) is an indigenous drilling Company, that has been operating in Nigeria since July 29, 2011. The Company provides quality drilling services to various oil and gas companies in Nigeria,…
20 Aug
An indigenous oil giant, Seplat is yet to heave a sigh of relief from the disaster that struck its hired drilling rig which collapsed in Delta State, leaving one dead and three crew members missing, who are yet to be found five days after the tragic incident.


18 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has written to the Senate, seeking confirmation of three additional ministerial nominees.
26 mins ago
At least one person was reported killed and others injured in a scuffle that involved an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and a driver in the Ago Palace area of Lagos.
52 mins ago
A Malian army convoy was moving closer towards the northern rebel stronghold of Kidal on Tuesday, following a resumption of hostilities in the region, military and official sources said.
58 mins ago
In a dazzling display of elegance and creativity, Vicnate, introduced its N°6 collection, themed 'SISI GIRL,' at the prestigious Alara Lagos luxury concept store on Saturday 30ty September, 2023. The evening was a celebration of feminine sophistication, showcasing bold silhouettes, luxurious fabrics, and impeccable craftsmanship. Victor Anate, the Founder and Creative Director, presented a vision…
1 hour ago
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, has sought the support of the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation (FMINO) so as to reduce the level of suffering among Nigerians.
2 hours ago
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, has called for an immediate investigation into the allegation of poor feeding of troops at the frontline in the North East Theatre of Operations.
2 hours ago
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has promised to punish erring members of staff who are bent on tarnishing the image of the state-owned enterprise.
2 hours ago
Spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, Bright Edafe, has said no policeman has the right to arrest anyone putting on dreadlocks, bump shot or girls without bra in the state.
3 hours ago
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said it will launch an investigation into the fatal electrocution of four members of a family in the Dinyavo area of Jalingo, Taraba State.
3 hours ago
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced that it has sealed the Alamutu market at Idioro in Mushin due to its poor sanitary conditions.