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Month: April 2021

NPA Board dares Amaechi, plan inaugural meeting April 15…..

NPA Board dares Amaechi, plan inaugural meeting April 15…..

Maritime, Port News
A seeming Corporate War is brewing in Nigeria's Maritime Industry as the Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi is at daggers drawn with the newly appointed Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari on January 21, appointed a new Board for the NPA under the headship of Mr Emmanuel Abisoye. The announcement came via a statement by Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina . But almost three months after the announcement, it was learnt that Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi has declined to inaugurate the new Board. Our investigations revealed that the Transportation Minister is unhappy about the way a memo on the reappointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of the NPA and the constitution of a new Board was "smuggled" to ...
Shipping World to honour late Tony Momoh, Late Sam Ndah Isaiah, Daily Trust others at 25 th anniversary

Shipping World to honour late Tony Momoh, Late Sam Ndah Isaiah, Daily Trust others at 25 th anniversary

Maritime
The Editorial Board of Maritime Media Ltd, Publishers of Nigeria's flagship maritime journal, Shipping World magazine have lined up a series of activities to mark its 25 years anniversary. Highlight of the event Scheduled for The Podium Event Centre Ikeja, Lagos is a Celebration of some Iconic Media Personalities and official launch of a Seaferers development program targetted at the girl child .Tagged from the CREEKS TO THE OCEAN, a catch them young program, it would focus on Nigeria's Coastal states of Lagos, Ondo, Delta , Bayelsa, Rivers, Edo, Akwa Ibom and Cross Rivers. A statement by Elder Asu Beks, CEO of Maritime Media Ltd and Publisher of Shipping World named the Media Icons and Organizations as follows; Awardees. 1. POSTHUMOUS Iconic Media Award : Late Prince Tony Mom...
Huge Wage Bill: Bayelsa Govt Won’t Downsize Workforce – Finance Commissioner *Declares Income, Expenditure For Two Months

Huge Wage Bill: Bayelsa Govt Won’t Downsize Workforce – Finance Commissioner *Declares Income, Expenditure For Two Months

News Feature
Bayelsa State government has assured civil servants in the state that it had no plan to downsize the workforce in view of the huge wage bill it is grappling with. Rather, it said it would seek alternative sources of revenue to shore up its finances. The Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Maxwell Ebibai, gave the assurance on Thursday at the transparency briefing for the months of January and February 2021 in Yenagoa, the state capital. Mr. Ebibai said the state government got N6.8 billion for February as net receipts from the Federation Account after first line deductions as against the huge wage bill and other recurrent expenditures of N7.358 billion. He noted that the cost of running government had become highly challenging as the state was contending with dwindling federal revenu...