Posts Tagged ‘NIMASA’

JUST IN: Ex-NIMASA ED, Agaba Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Laundering N1.5bn

A former Executive Director of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Captain Ezekiel Bala Agaba, has been sentenced to seven years in prison by the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos for laundering the sum of N1.5 billion. The sentence was handed down by Justice Ibrahim Buna, today, after convicting the former NIMASA […]

Corruption inhibits growth and investment in Nigeria, says NIMASA boss

The Director-General, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside, says corruption discourages investment and growth of the country. Dr. Peterside told newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja that corruption impacted negatively on the society and should not be encouraged. “Now the other dimension of corruption which our people keep ignoring is that it […]

MARITIME: NIMASA kick start process to end vessels’ greenhouse gas emission

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) last Friday held inaugural installation of the Thorium-X tablet, a fuel consumption data collection device, on board a Nigerian-flagged fuel tanker vessel, MT KINGIS, commencing the process of ending green-house gas (GHG) emissions on vessels. The pilot project, which came as fallout of the Maritime Technology Cooperation […]

Alleged N304.1m fraud: Trial of ex-acting NIMASA DG resumes Dec. 19

A Federal High Court in Lagos will on Dec. 19, continue the trial of a former Acting Director-General of NIMASA, Haruna Jauro. The case which was scheduled for continuation of trial on Monday could not proceed as planned because the court did not sit. Jauro is standing trial over alleged N304 million fraud. The charge […]

Nigerian Government, INTERPOL in Search of Sailors Kidnapped by Pirates

The Nigerian navy reported today that it works jointly with the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) to track and rescue 12 crew members kidnapped from a Swiss cargo ship that sails in Nigerian waters. Navy spokesman Ayo Olugbode said several agencies are working on a joint search operation to locate the crew, which has been […]

Mission To Rescue Kidnapped Polish Sailors Underway

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has launched a bid to rescue five Polish sailors who were hijacked by pirates on Friday.                                 Cargo ship ‘Szafir’ (Sapphire). Photo: A statement released by NIMASA noted that a full […]