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UK Announces £70m Programme That Will Create 100,000 Jobs in Nigeria

UK Announces £70m Programme That Will Create 100,000 Jobs in Nigeria

The UK Government has announced a new £70million programme to create 100,000 jobs in Nigeria, says the Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin. Baldwin said this during a business event as part of the activities for Prime Minister Theresa ...

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MTN Fined $8.134bn by Nigeria’s Central Bank for FX Infractions

MTN Fined $8.134bn by Nigeria’s Central Bank for FX Infractions

Three years after facing a record-breaking $5.2 billion fine in Nigeria, South Africa’s telecommunications giant, MTN, has again been fined by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the tune of $8.134 billion over foreign exchange infractions. According to CBN ...

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NPA Partners Engineering Institution To Develop Capacity

NPA Partners Engineering Institution To Develop Capacity

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed readiness to support the formation of Nigeria Institution of Procurement Engineers (NIProcE) – Lagos Chapter, insisting that the establishment of the Institution would enhance the understanding and effective implementation of the Nigerian Public Procurement ...

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Bowen, UNILAG, EKSU Win Maritime Blueprint Competition

Bowen, UNILAG, EKSU Win Maritime Blueprint Competition

Students from Bowen University, Iwo; University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Ekiti State University (EKSU), have emerged winners of the Maritime Blueprint Competition in which law students from six universities participated. The competition, sponsored by SIFAX Group, is one of the ...

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Egina FPSO sail-away buoys oil, gas production increase

Egina FPSO sail-away buoys oil, gas production increase

Anticipated increase by 200,000 barrels of oil per day to Nigeria’s oil production (approximately 10 per cent of the country’s total oil production) received impetus following the successful sail-away of the Egina Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO). This comes ...

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We Are Repositioning Maritime Sector To Take A Lead – Buhari

Buhari Orders Construction of Rail Infrastructure in Major Seaports

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the Nigerian maritime sector is being repositioned by the Federal Government to take a leading position as one of the viable alternate sources of revenue in growing the economy as part of its resolve ...

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CVFF Disbursement: Amaechi To Seek Buhari’s Approval, Reviews Guidelines

CVFF Disbursement: Amaechi To Seek Buhari’s Approval, Reviews Guidelines

In a dramatic turn from his earlier consistently maintained position, the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi  has agreed that the Cabotage Vessel Financing Funds(CVFF) be disbursed to the eligible indigenous ship owners. Amaechi, who on Tuesday in Abuja ...

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Keeping Up With NIMASA’s Notable Ventures

Keeping Up With NIMASA's Notable Ventures

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been active in carrying out its mandate as well as some notable Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts. Enjoy the photographs:

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A Gathering Of Great Minds

A Gathering Of Great Minds

The next generation of elite entrepreneurs converged in the Season 5 of ‘The Next Titan’, an entrepreneurship reality show that aims to stimulate young Nigerians towards actualizing their dreams to provide solutions to existing problems in the country. MMS Plus ...

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Stakeholders Frown At NIMASA’s Misplaced Priority As Agency Remits N20bn

Stakeholders Frown At NIMASA’s Misplaced Priority As Agency Remits N20bn

By Kenneth Jukpor The recent announcement that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) remitted a mammoth N20billion to the Federal Government covers in 2017 has attracted wide criticisms with industry experts lambasting the development as bad omen for ...

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Ayomscious Ayo

Ayomscious Ayo

Professor Ayodele Atsenuwa is the Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos (UNILAG). She holds the LL.M. degree in Law and Development from University of Warwick and another LL.M. degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from University of London. She ...

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Apapa Port Records N57bn Export in Seven Months

Apapa Port Records N57bn Export in Seven Months

The Apapa area command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced that a total of 343, 471 metric tons of agricultural products, mineral resources and other exportable products with Free on Board (FOB) value of N57 billion were exported ...

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NCAA Cautions Travellers against Patronising Fake Agents

NCAA Cautions Travellers against Patronising Fake Agents

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised all intending travellers to stop patronising unregistered travel agents, who reportedly defraud air passengers about N1 billion annually. NCAA, which issued the warning in Lagos yesterday, said the caution became necessary in ...

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Chevron, NNPC Spend over N20.6bn on Projects in Delta, Others in 13 Years

Chevron, NNPC Spend over N20.6bn on Projects in Delta, Others in 13 Years

The joint venture between Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), through Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) with communities in its area of operations, has spent over N20.6 billion on various programmes in Delta and other ...

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US Agency Set to Support 400 Businesses in Nigeria

US Agency Set to Support 400 Businesses in Nigeria

The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation of the United States of America has expressed its readiness to support at least 400 Nigerian businesses in a win-win trade agreement that will benefit both the county and the Nigerian companies. Consequently, the agency has appointed ...

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New CBN Regulation  Checks  Ship Demurrage, Container Deposit, Forex Abuse

New CBN Regulation  Checks  Ship Demurrage, Container Deposit, Forex  Abuse

Foreign shipping firms fleece Nigeria off N144 trillion annually Buhari to launch book on, “Harnessing Nigeria’s Maritime Assets” In  what will later become a  twin regulatory window for the activities of the multinational shipping firms operating in Nigeria, all in a bid to ...

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2019 Elections: Managing Illegal Arms Import

Illicit Arm Dealers Dread Tin Can Ports- Custom

“How many thousands of lives would be saved if we enforced our immigration laws, our guns laws, and our drug laws? Public safety is not being held hostage by the ‘gun lobby,’ but by the open borders lobby and the ...

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BEARS: Black Economy

BEARS: Black Economy

Since blue economy was derived from the beautiful ‘blue’ colour of seas and oceans connoting the numerous opportunities in maritime and other related activities, black economy represents the highly polluted, dirt-filled waters which aptly describes the waterways in Lagos State. ...

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Demystifying ‘Nigeria Air’ Hazy Projections

Demystifying ‘Nigeria Air’ Hazy Projections

By Kenneth Jukpor With less than four months to the proposed December take-off of ‘Nigeria Air’, there are more puzzling questions than answers on Federal Government’s postulations and possibility of the carrier emerging to resolve the deficiencies in the aviation ...

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Nigerian Waterways Can Become Safe Haven With PPPs- Agbude

Nigerian Waterways Can Become Safe Haven With PPPs- Agbude

By Kenneth Jukpor & Michael Saka Mr. Pius Agbude is the Chairman, United Waterways Passengers Association (UWPA). Following the incessant boat mishaps which has left scores dead in the last few weeks across the country; Mr. Agbude discussed extensively with MMS ...

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