Chief of Army Staff commends NIMASA for combating piracy

Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) receiving a plaque from Mr. Haruna Baba Jauro, Acting Director General, NIMASA, while Lt. Col. Iliyasu, PR Officer to the COAS looks on during a courtesy visit to the Head Quarters of the Nigerian Army in Abuja by the NIMASA boss recently.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for combating piracy and other criminal activities on Nigerian waters.

NPA MD advocates ports infrastructure improvement to facilitate export

NPA MD, Malam Habib Abdullahi

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Malam Habib Abdullahi has advocated for the provision of adequate port infrastructure by the Federal Government and the private sector to facilitate export activities through the nation’s seaports.

Abdusalami suggests effective export trade terms by African countries

Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar(Middle) and other dignitaries at the opening ceremony of the International Sea Trade and Investment Convention in Lagos

A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Monday urged African countries to develop strong and effective trade terms and contractual agreement on export matters.

Ex-NPA MD urges Govt. to assist truck owners with loan

Former NPA MD, Chief Adebayo Sarumi,

Chief Adebayo Sarumi, a former Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has urged the Federal Government to establish a revolving loan for truck owners to renew their fleet. 

Family of deceased dockworker‘ll be compensated, says terminal official

President of the MWUN, Adewale Adeyanju inspecting the scene of accident at the terminal

The Management of Five Star Logistics Terminal in Lagos on Monday said it would pay all entitlements of the dockworker, Mr Pius Ifah, who died on Sept. 30, to his family.

Apapa Area 1 Customs revenue falls to N23.3 bn

The Apapa Area 1 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said it collected N23.3 billion as revenue in September, a figure below the N30.1 billion collected in August.

Expert wants FG to appoint professionals to run maritime industry

A maritime practitioner, Ms Chinweoke Okpalaji, has urged the Federal Government to appoint professionals to manage the affairs of the maritime parastatals as the week which began on Sept. 28 ended.

Nigeria at 55: Full text of President Buhari’s speech

President Muhammadu Buhari

“October 1st is a day for joy and celebrations for us Nigerians, whatever the circumstances we find ourselves in because it is the day, 55 years ago; we liberated ourselves from the shackles of colonialism and began our long march to nationhood and to greatness.

Dockworker's death in Lagos port second in 11 days at same terminal

President, Dockworkers Branch of MWUN, Adewale Adeyanju

The death of a dockworker, Mr Pius Ifah, on Wednesday at the Five Star Logistics Terminal, Tin-Can Island Port, Lagos, makes it a second incident recorded at the terminal in exactly 11 days.

NIMASA, Navy renew MoU to boost maritime security

Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, the Chief of the Naval Staff, presenting a plaque to Mr Haruna Baba Jauro, the Ag. Director General of NIMASA, when the NIMASA boss visited the Naval Head Quarters Abuja recently
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy have resolved to deepen their collaboration inorder provide a safe and secure maritime environment for shipping activities.