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Month: November 2022

Jamoh scores self high as CIoTA President.

Jamoh scores self high as CIoTA President.

Maritime, News Feature
Director of General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, and outgoing President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration, Dr Bashir Jamoh , has identified three key areas in which he gave himself high marks and thumbs up. He named the acquisition of a License for the body , Vigorous membership drive as well as a renewed advocacy ,as the hall mark of his tenure just as transport professionals are unanimous that his four stint as CIoTA President recorded monumental achievements . Speaking at the opening of the 4th National Transport Summit with the theme " Transport Safely and Security Administration in Nigeria",Jamoh said " CIoTA is the only statutory professional association in charge of Transportation Industry in Nigeria and therefore deserves to be ...
Port Consultative Council to immortalise Otunba Kunle Folarin, condoles with family

Port Consultative Council to immortalise Otunba Kunle Folarin, condoles with family

News Feature, Port News
MEMBERS of the Nigerian Ports Consultative Council, NPCC has concluded plans to immortalise the immediate past Chairman of the Council, Late Otunba Kunle Folarin who passed on about two weeks ago. Speaking during a condolence visit to the family of the late maritime guru, a member of the Council, Mr. Balaji Sunmola appealed to the wife of Otunba Folarin to allow the Council to be part of the funeral ceremonies. Sunmola also said that it was when the Council is made to part of the funeral that being part of the funeral ceremonies Speaking similar his daughter said that the family Mrs. Olamide Adeosun said the family did not realize how committed their was to the maritime industry until after his passage. She said: "We did not know he was a father to maritime industry, we thought h...
IMO SCRIBE , KITACK LIM, DUE NIGERIA ON SUNDAY

IMO SCRIBE , KITACK LIM, DUE NIGERIA ON SUNDAY

Maritime, News Feature
The Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization, His Excellency Kitack Lim, is scheduled to visit the Federal Republic of Nigeria from November 20th – 22nd 2022. During his visit, the Secretary General will attend the Nigeria International Maritime Summit 2022 where regional policies and operational perspectives to Decarbonization and Green House Gas Emissions in shipping will be the focus. The Federal Ministry of Transportation and its Agencies in collaboration with the organized maritime private sector under the auspices of Nigeria International Maritime Summit, are hosting the event. The Honorable Minister of Transportation Engineer Mu’azu Sambo says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring Nigeria becomes a major destination for global maritime players. ...
TOMPOLO IS MARITIME MAN OF YEAR 2022….

TOMPOLO IS MARITIME MAN OF YEAR 2022….

Maritime, News Feature
Gov Douye Diri to Chair Invesiture at Oriental Hotel SHIPPING WORLD, Nigeria's flagship Maritime journal , has named High Chief Government Ekpomupolo , aka Tompolo, the Maritime Man of the Year 2022. A statement signed in Lagos on Monday by the Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Media Ltd, Publishers of Shipping World magazine, Elder Asu Beks , stated that High Chief Government Ekpomupolo was nominated for the coveted award by the Advisory Board of Maritime Industry Merit AWARDS, MIMA, after a careful appraisal of his uncommon leadership as Chief Executive Officer of TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Ltd where he has demonstrated an uncommon leadership mandate after Federal Government awarded his Company, TANTINA SECURITY SERVICES , to provide crude oil and petroleum products pipeline-...
Gov Diri Presents 2023 Budget Proposal Of N385.2bn

Gov Diri Presents 2023 Budget Proposal Of N385.2bn

News Feature, Politics
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Monday, presented a N385,211,578,924 Appropriation Bill for the 2023 fiscal year to the House of Assembly for consideration. Presenting the proposal tagged: "Budget of Sustainable Growth and Reconstruction," at the assembly, Senator Diri said it was hinged on a six-pronged agenda, which include continuous building of infrastructure and reconstruction of such infrastructure that had been severely degraded by the floods. He also said the civil service would be made more professional as well as transform the agricultural sector to be an essential contributor to the state’s economy and generate employment through various empowerment programmes. Senator Diri stated that while his administration continues to engage the federal government fo...
Bayelsa Flood A Major Crisis, Says UN

Bayelsa Flood A Major Crisis, Says UN

News Feature
The United Nations has described the flood disaster in Bayelsa State as a crisis of major proportion that deserves attention. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria and Representative of the Secretary General, Mr. Matthias Schmale, stated this on Saturday when he led a delegation comprising officials of the global body, the World Health Organisation and the Federal Ministry of Water Resources on a courtesy visit to Governor Douye Diri in Government House, Yenagoa. A statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, quoted Schmale as likening the Bayelsa situation to the Pakistani floods that attracted global attention. The UN Coordinator, who had on Friday accompanied Governor Diri on his tour to some flood-impacted communities in Southern Ija...
BREAKING: JUMBO SALARY COMING FOR NPA STAFFERS.

BREAKING: JUMBO SALARY COMING FOR NPA STAFFERS.

News Feature, Port News
There are indications that the Federal Government may have approved a new salary structure for staffers of the Nigerian Ports Authority, sources at the Federal Ministry of Transportation has confirmed to Shipping World. Usually dependable sources told this magazine that the former Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi, had upon an application by the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority,Mohammed Bello Koko, approved an upward review of the salaries of workers of the Agency . The last time such an upward review of wages was embarked upon was in 2004.Early this week, the Agency's workers had threatened to shut down the nation's Seaports if the cry for improved wages was not heeded. President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju...