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Matawalle, Defence Minister mulls integration of NIMASA C41, Navy’s Falcon eye

Matawalle, Defence Minister mulls integration of NIMASA C41, Navy’s Falcon eye

Maritime, News Feature
  Minister of State, Defence Hon. Bello Matawalle has declared Federal Government’s commitment to integrating the operations of the Command Control Computer Communication Information System of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA and the surveillance facility of the Nigerian Navy known as the Falcon eye system for the security of the Nigerian Maritime space to engender economic prosperity. Matawalle who stated this shortly after a working visit to the NIMASA C4i center in Kirikiri this weekend to inspect the operational model of the facility said that  Nigeria will benefit much more if all Agencies of Government can synergize seamlessly  and improve information sharing amongst one another for the benefit of Nigeria. He called for enhance synergy between...
CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF, OGALLA VISITS NIMASA ·..as Mobereola pledges improved MoU with the Nigerian Navy- NIMASA DG

CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF, OGALLA VISITS NIMASA ·..as Mobereola pledges improved MoU with the Nigerian Navy- NIMASA DG

Maritime, News Feature
The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla today paid a working visit to Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA in continuation of efforts to deepen the cooperation between the Nigerian Navy and the Agency to achieve sustainable security in the Nigerian maritime domain. Speaking during the visit, Vice Admiral Ogalla acknowledged efforts of the Agency in implementing both national and international regulatory instruments to improve safety and security in the maritime domain, adding that the Nigerian Navy under his leadership is committed to supporting NIMASA to succeed. “I want to appreciate NIMASA for the collaboration with the Nigerian Navy which is to achieve a common goal of better securing the Nigerian maritime domain, thus promoting an enabling en...
APC Chieftain Calls for Relocation of NNPCL, NIMASA, NPA to Niger Delta

APC Chieftain Calls for Relocation of NNPCL, NIMASA, NPA to Niger Delta

News Feature
Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the APC and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary, has advocated for the relocation of the NNPCL, NIMASA, NPA to the Niger Delta region. Additionally, he proposed relocating the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, steel development, trade, and investment to Benue, Kogi, and Kano States, where abundant raw materials and natural resources are present. Nabena’s call comes amid controversy surrounding the purported move to relocate part of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to Lagos State for increased efficiency. The APC chieftain said: “If efficiency of these agencies is the main reason for plan to relocate them to Lagos State, we from the Niger Delta are also asking that the NNP...
FIGHT AGAINST PIRACY IN GULF OF GUINEA: CJN PLEDGES TO PARTNER WITH NIMASA

FIGHT AGAINST PIRACY IN GULF OF GUINEA: CJN PLEDGES TO PARTNER WITH NIMASA

Law, Press Release
The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, Board of Governors of the National Judicial Institute, Hon. JusticeOlukayode Ariwoola, GCON has stated that the judiciary has a role to play in all legal forms of fight against piracy, noting that a secured maritime domain was vital to economic development and advancement. The CJN stated this while declaring the 3rd edition of the Nigerian Admiralty Law Colloquium for Justices of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal and Judges of the Federal High Court, Open in Lagos. The CJN who was represented at the event by Hon. Justice Musa Dattjo Muhammad, CFR, averred that he was pleased with the 2023 edition of the Nigerian Admiralty Law Colloquium, because it was tailored towards effective and efficient adjudication of cases as well as curbing the menac...
Another Feather on His Cap as Jamoh is Honored for outstanding Contribution to Taxation

Another Feather on His Cap as Jamoh is Honored for outstanding Contribution to Taxation

Maritime, News Feature
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has received commendation for its corporate citizenship performance by the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, CITN, having received the 'Corporate Organization Award' just as the Agency's Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, was recognized with the 2022 'Outstanding Service to Taxation Profession' award by CITN at a dinner in Lagos. NIMASA was recognized for its exemplary record of tax-compliance and corporate social initiatives including its nationwide distribution of relief materials to internally displaced persons as well as donations of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) equipment meant to uplift the economically challenged in various states of the federation. The Agency's DG, Dr. Jamoh OFR on the other ha...
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-...
WORLD MARITIME DAY: NIGERIA JOINS IMO ON GREENER SHIPPING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

WORLD MARITIME DAY: NIGERIA JOINS IMO ON GREENER SHIPPING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Maritime, News Feature
The Honorable Minister of Transportation Mu’ azu Jaji Sambo says Nigeria is committed to achieving greener shipping in line with the campaign by the International Maritime Organization, IMO, to attain sustainable development in the maritime industry. This is just as Nigeria joins the IMO to commemorate the 2022 World Maritime Day. Sambo said that Nigeria would not be left behind in the global move towards greener shipping, while also reflecting on the need for stakeholders in the maritime sector to begin exploring ways to transition into a greener and more sustainable future. On his part, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh noted that the Theme for this year’s world Maritime Day celebration is in line with the Agenc...
NIMASA RESPONDS TO SENATE QUERY ON $12B CRUDE OIL THEFT SUIT.

NIMASA RESPONDS TO SENATE QUERY ON $12B CRUDE OIL THEFT SUIT.

Maritime, News Feature
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency,NIMASA, has responded to a query issued by the Nigerian Senate over its propriety in the disbursement of $5m as legal fees in respect of a suit instituted against some International oil Companies (IOCs) by the Federal Government in November 2013. Following a steady decline in its hydrocarbon exports revenue due to ineffective monitoring , the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation had on the directive of the Presidency , directed the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency to Institute legal action against the affected IOCs who were involved both in under declaration and under remittance of crude oil exports. According to official sources at the Agency,upon the strength of the said approval, on January 29 , 2014 ,...