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6 Dec 2016
An operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Adamu Usman Yusuf, yesterday told a Federal High Court, Lagos that about N4.9 billion was converted ...
5 Dec 2016
Akpobolokemi, former D-G of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), is charged alongside a former Commander of the Niger-Delta Military Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield, Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Atewe.
4 Dec 2016
Thirteen years after the Cabotage Act was signed into law, the poor implementation of the legislations has left Nigerian operators in the maritime industry in the doldrums.
2 Dec 2016
Hopes of wage increment for of the dockworkers were dashed few days ago, as the National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC) discontinued further negotiations on the matter.
30 Nov 2016
The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has urged the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency ...
28 Nov 2016
Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has congratulated Chief Rotimi Akeredolu ...
27 Nov 2016
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.
27 Nov 2016
There are indications that the Federal Government might terminate the multibillion-dollar maritime surveillance contract between ex-Niger Delta militant leader ...
23 Nov 2016
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has charged member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...
21 Nov 2016
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed December 13 for the continuation of trial of a former acting Director General of NIMASA, Haruna Jauro, alongside others, facing a N304.1 million fraud charge.
18 Nov 2016
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...
18 Nov 2016
The Rivers State Government’s plan to prosecute the All Progressives Congress (APC) deputy governorship candidate, Asita Okorie in the 2015 governorship election ...


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