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Goje heads Marine Transport as Lawan names Senate committees appointments (Full List)

Goje heads Marine Transport as Lawan names Senate committees appointments (Full List)

Breaking News, News Feature, Politics
Chairmen and Vice chairmen of the 69 Senate committees as announced by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. Here are the details: Agriculture – Abdullahi Adamu, Bima Enagi.Airforce – Bala Ibn Na’Allah, Michael Nnachi.Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes – Suleiman Kwari, Aliyu Wamakko.Appropriation – Barau Jibrin, Stella Oduah.Army – Ali Ndume, Abba Moro.Aviation – Dino Melaye, Bala Na’Allah.Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions – Uba Sani, Orji Uzor Kalu.Capital Market – Ibikunle Amosun, Binos YeroCommunications – Oluremi Tinubu, Ibrahim Bomai.Corporation and Integration in Africa and NEPAD – Chimaroke Nnamani, Yusuf Yusuf.Culture and Tourism – Rochas Okorocha, Ignatius Longjohn.Customs, Excise and Tarrifs – Francis Alimekhena, Francis Fardausi.Defence – Aliyu Wamakko, Ist...
NASS to Amaechi: Governing Council not Interim Management Committee for MAN Oron

NASS to Amaechi: Governing Council not Interim Management Committee for MAN Oron

Breaking News, Education, Maritime
Chairman House of Representative Committee on Maritime Administration and Education, Mallam Muhammad Umar Bago has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately inaugurate a Governing Council for the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron in Akwa Ibom to assist in the day to day running of the premier maritime institution in the country . Mallam Bago who gave the advice during an oversight visit to the institution last week picked holes with Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi on the appointment of an Interim Management Committee to run the Academy side by side a substantive Rector. Said he: "An Interim Management Committee has no place in the Act establishing the Maritime Academy of Nigeria.As it stands today, the IMC remains an illegality and cannot pass any integrity test as it h...
House Members Want NPA-INTELS Pilotage Monitoring Imbroglio Probed

House Members Want NPA-INTELS Pilotage Monitoring Imbroglio Probed

Business, Politics, Port News
Members of the House of Representatives Wednesday called for a probe of the current face-off between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Intels Nigeria Limited leading to the termination of the Pilotage Monitoring Agreement with the oil and gas giant. A motion for the investigation of the matter was moved by Diri Douye (PDP, Bayelsa) who drew the attention of the House that the matter was of urgent national importance. Douye had told the House that the probe had become necessary since Intels had carried out logistics operatrions in Apapa, Onne and Warri ports for 17 years, adding that it was surprising that its contract on pilotage monitoring agreement could be terminated considering that the contract runs for 25 years. Besides, he argued that the termination could lead to mass sack ...