President Buhari declines assent to five more bills
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five more bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly between November and December last year.
Nigeria’s maritime sector now attractive to investors, says FG
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has disclosed that the Federal Government has repositioned the Nigerian maritime industry for the country’s economic growth.
Many travails of maritime sector in 2018
Just like a fresh wind in the early morning cast, Nigeria’s maritime sector oozed towards the anticipation of a fulfilling year. Great, indeed was the journey...
Nigeria’s poor economy and the blame game
A declaration the other day by President Muhammadu Buhari, after a meeting with the 36 state governors that the Nigerian economy is in a bad shape, though worrisome did not come to many as a surprise. This newspaper did call attention recently to the deteriorating state of the economy in a number of editorials including…
Government moves to reduce tariff on vessel acquisition, maintenance
The Federal Government is planning a new structure that would see the reduction in tariff on vessel acquisition, and importation of spare parts for vessel maintenance.
Highly-leveraged firms unable to access NCDMB $200m NCI Fund
Most of the companies open to the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board’s (NCDMB) $200 million Nigerian Content Intervention...
NIMASA challenges piracy reports on Nigerian waters
The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called on the International Maritime Bureau...
Trial of ex-acting NIMASA DG resumes December 19
A Federal High Court in Lagos will on Dec. 19, continue the trial of a former Acting Director-General of NIMASA, Haruna Jauro. The case which was scheduled for continuation of trial on Monday could not proceed as planned because the court did not sit. Jauro is standing trial over alleged N304 million fraud. The charge…