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PROFILE OF THE NEXT EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF KADUNA STATE, DR BASHIR YUSUF JAMOH

PROFILE OF THE NEXT EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF KADUNA STATE, DR BASHIR YUSUF JAMOH

Maritime, Politics, Profile
Bashir Yusuf Jamoh (Ph.D), the Director General, NIMASA has over 29 years of public service experience. He had served in the Kaduna State Government before transferring his services to the then National Maritime Authority (NMA) in 1994. Dr. Jamoh was until this appointment the Executive Director, Finance & Administration in NIMASA. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Director in NIMASA in charge of Training and Development. He had the privileged experience of serving not only in executive management, but also in the operations and administrative departments in NIMASA at management level and brings this knowledge to bear on his new assignment. Dr. Jamoh holds a Ph.D in Logistics and Transport Management from the University of Port Harcourt, a Master’s degree in Management from the...
*BREAKUNG; DIG, FCID slumps, dies in his office*  March 9, 2022

*BREAKUNG; DIG, FCID slumps, dies in his office* March 9, 2022

Breaking News, Profile
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), in-charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), Joseph Egbunike, is dead. Egbunike, was reported to have slumped and died in his office at Area ten Garki, Abuja late hours Tuesday night. The deceased was an indigene of Onitsha, Anambra State, headed the Special Investigation Panel constituted by the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, to investigate the suspended head of the Police Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, over money laundering allegations.
Mohammed Abba Kura: The hallmark of a man who puts country first.

Mohammed Abba Kura: The hallmark of a man who puts country first.

Breaking News, Maritime, Port News, Profile
His name is Mohammed Abba Kura. He is a Comptroller of Customs and the helmsman of the Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service. I call him "No 1", by virtue of the fact that he superintends over the nation's premier command of the Nigeria Customs Service. In terms of operations and revenue generation, the Apapa Command accounts for over 35 percent of Customs activities nationwide. With less than two weeks to the end of the year, the command has already surpassed its revenue target for 2019. With over N414billion in the federation account the command under the watch of Compt Abba Kura has a lot to celebrate. The Customs helmsman who took journalists on a guided media tour of over 100 containers seized from unscrupulous importers, is apparently impressed with the performan...

Mr Victor ONUZURUIKE: A Maritime Living LEGEND

Breaking News, Maritime, Profile
By Asu Becks Mr Victor ONUZURUIKE who is the Director Audit at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency is a Chartered Accountant. He holds an Msc in contemporary accounting from the Leeds Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom. He also holds an MBA in Maritime Management Technology and an Msc in Transport Studies. Nicknamed "Mr Chairman" by staff of NIMASA due to his open door policy and the fatherly role he plays at the Agency, Mr Onuzuirike is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation , Associate Member Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Nigeria and Member Institute of Administrative Accounting, London among other globally recognized bodies. He started is working career as an Executive Officer at the Nigerian Legal Aide Council ...
Gen. Jonathan India Garba: Maritime Living LEGEND of the Week

Gen. Jonathan India Garba: Maritime Living LEGEND of the Week

Breaking News, Maritime, Profile
Major Gen Jonathan India Garba trained as a combatant, transportant, strategist, administrator, instructor, tactician and mind moulder. He could have been a teacher but destiny faithfully steered his path into the military, where he expended his entire productive youth serving out various assignments in the Nigerian Army, nationwide. Born on 14th August 1949 at Tsar, Benue State, the young Garba enlisted at the Nigerian Defence Academy soon after his Grade 11 Teachers Certificate. Upon the mandatory completion of his training at NDA, he was commissioned Second Lieutenant in 1972, following which he began the journey of his military career, traversing units, departments, formations, commands and brigades; and rising seamlessly through the ranks, as a focused, disciplined, dedicated, loy...
HAJIA LAMI TUMAKA, A GLOBAL PR BRAND IS OUR MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK

HAJIA LAMI TUMAKA, A GLOBAL PR BRAND IS OUR MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK

Breaking News, Maritime, Profile
Hajia Lami Tumaka is a global public relations manager and holds a Bachelor of art degree in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. An indigene of Niger State, Hajia Tumaka was born in Kaduna but later moved to Lagos where she started her primary education. In the pursuit of her professional career, she also acquired other qualifications including certificate in basic film production from TV College Jos with distinction and diploma in public relations from the prestigious Holborn College London. Hajia Tumaka’s working career which spans over three decades started at the Army Day secondary school, Jaji as a teacher. She was at various times the news editor, NTA Minna, Public Relations Manager Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Limited Kaduna before joining...
BARR HASSAN BELLO: MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK

BARR HASSAN BELLO: MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK

Breaking News, Maritime, News Feature, Profile
Even though the prefix of barrister to his name wasn’t a borrowed one, or for that matter, a honourary offer, Hassan Bello have been rumoured to plead with associates to refer to him simply as Mr or Mallam Hassan Bello. Hassan Bello e reminds us of the great Nigerian accounting octopus, Mr. Fatai Williams who found it clearly uncomfortable to wear the title of a chief, and preferred to be addressed simply as Mr. Williams. Exceptional professionals! Hassan Bello is the Executive Secretary and CEO of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council. He trained as a lawyer and began his career at the Sokoto State Ministry of Justice and the state’s Investment Company Limited, where he rose to become Acting Managing Director & CEO in the early 1990s before he joined the Council in 1998 as Deputy Dire...
AHMED TIJJANI RAMALAN: MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK

AHMED TIJJANI RAMALAN: MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK

Breaking News, Maritime, News Feature, Profile
In the days before port privatization and reforms became an item on the national menu, Alhaji Tijani Ramalan has been a leading maritime technocrat, an urbane politician and business player. He has put in more than two decades in the maritime industry, both as industrial relations player, policy maker and implementer, negotiator and driver of critical processes and assignments. Ramalan hails from Kaduna North Local Government of Kaduna State and was born on the 25th September 1954. He started his education at the then prestigious Igbobi College Yaba Lagos.  He proceeded to Richmond College London (Now American University of London) for his degree education. Upon his return to Nigeria he worked for sometime before betting attracted into the political arena. In 1983 he was app...
COMRADE ADEWALE ADEYANJU IS MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK

COMRADE ADEWALE ADEYANJU IS MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK

Breaking News, Maritime, News Feature, Profile
A crusader and soldier of social change, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju hit the limelight during the  federal government privatization's programme in 2003, as one the of young Turks in the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), to be invited for briefing as part of the Nigeria Labour Movement delegates. His voice rang out in informed protestations against seeming gaps contained in workers disengagement document, which he insisted must be adjusted to reflect adequate protection for those to be disengaged in line with the rules of engagement. Currently the President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Adeyanju has continued to remain on the firing line, constantly in battle with government alongside the NLC and operators of the maritime industry, demanding improved and...
COMPT. KAYODE OLUSEMIRE : MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK.

COMPT. KAYODE OLUSEMIRE : MARITIME LIVING LEGEND OF THE WEEK.

Breaking News, Maritime, Profile
The story of Nigeria Customs Service anti-smuggling operations cannot be conclusively told without the mention of Comptroller Kayode Olusemire. Those whose business it is to know believe that Olusemire is one the dreaded anti-smuggling elements, who takes on smugglers in hurricane like approach, often with a blind fury. Regarded as an old horse, Olusemire has served in the service nationwide and in various departments and capacities. Even though it would appear that he has cut his teeth more enforcement, Olusemire is an oracle in revenue and tariff reading, a strategist and   uncommon administrator, who has a record of uncanny excellence in utilizing scarce human and material resources to achieving significant results. He is the incumbent Controller, Federal Operations...