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MARITIME AGENCIES ADOPT MODALITIES TO ADDRESS OVERLAPPING FUNCTIONS

MARITIME AGENCIES ADOPT MODALITIES TO ADDRESS OVERLAPPING FUNCTIONS

Breaking News, Maritime, Port News
Parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Transportation have agreed on modalities for handling areas of overlap in their responsibilities. Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this in Lagos after a meeting of heads of the parastatals at the headquarters of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC).  Jamoh said the agreement followed the work of a ministerial committee, stressing that meetings like this are necessary to build synergy and create the right atmosphere for the overall progress of the economy.  He stated, “We have held the inaugural meeting for improved synergy and we hope to hold it on a monthly basis for the next four months. Due to the proximity of our corporate headquarters to each, a lot...
Two years after, jury is out on Effedua’s Tenure at Maritime Academy,Oron

Two years after, jury is out on Effedua’s Tenure at Maritime Academy,Oron

Breaking News, Maritime, News Feature
As retired Navy Commodore Emmanuel Effedua clocks the second year mark as Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria,  Oron, Akwa Ibom State, a muted and quizzy atmosphere characterised the institution as the jury came out on how he has fared in steering its affairs. Although some industry watchers saw his  appointment as  that of a square peg in a square hole, there was a very vocal minority who insisted he lacked the cognate experience for the job.                   The appointment of Effedua followed the sacking of a former Registrar and acting Rector of the institution, Mr. Mkpandiok A. Mkpandiok by Rotimi Amaechi,  the Minister of Transportation. The emergence of Effedua coincided with the appointment of a Manageme...