Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency’

Entrepreneurial opportunities in Nigerian maritime sector

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 4, 2020
It is evidently manifest, and rightly so, that the nation’s maritime sector has become a notable contributor to efforts at poverty reduction, creation of wealth, promotion of skills acquisition and encouragement of entrepreneurship. Also, it has been proven, beyond doubt, that the maritime sector has the potential of contributing at least 10 percent of Nigeria’s […]

Woes of maritime sector; As Operators, Stakeholders count loss

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 2, 2019
As 2018 maritime year came to an end, sector stakeholders and operators have indicated that regulatory and operational environment worsened during the year gone by. They highlighted the difficult operational environment leading to the loss of revenue and man-hours, occasioned by worse level of congestion at the ports in Lagos, leading to frustration by importers […]

Amaechi’s, Dakuku’s appointments has brought woes to Rivers People – PDP

by Breaking Timeson January 24, 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State says the appointment of former governor Chibuike Amaechi as Trans­port Minister and Dakuku Peterside as the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has only brought woes and anguish to the people of the state in­stead of blessings. The party called on the leaders to use […]

NIMASA owed $420.55m, not $5bn – Dakuku Peterside

by Breaking Timeson October 20, 2016
Total indebtedness to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) from 2004 to 2016 is $420.55 million as against the $5 billion or $10 billion being quoted “by some persons,” the agency’s Director-General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said. Defending before the House of Representatives Committee on Marine Transport the controversial contract recently awarded to SNECO […]

NIMASA not Funding Military Operations in Niger Delta

by Breaking Timeson October 3, 2016
Allegation that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NI­MASA) is broke because it is funding military operations in the Niger Delta is mischievous and uncharitable to the Federal Govern­ment, the agency has said. Reacting to reports that the NI­MASA Director-General, Dr. Da­kuku Peterside, was draining the agency’s purse to fund the mili­tary’s Operation Crocodile […]