Tags: Nigeria

Impacts Of NIMASA DG, Dakuku On Nigeria, Maritime Industry

Despite that Dr Dakuku Peterside became the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) just over a year ago, he has nevertheless enunciated measures that have repositioned the organisation and made it to have a more positive impact on the maritime sector and the economy, says Shola Fadeyi in this write-…

Nigeria Losing N1trillion To Inefficiencies, Corruption In Seaports Yearly – Report

A report on the performance of Nigerian Ports has revealed that the country loses over N1 trillion every year to port inefficiencies, process failures and corruption. The report titled ‘Nigeria: Reforming the Maritime Ports,’ which was commissioned by the Centre for International Private Enterprises in collaboration with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Financial…

Nigeria spends N1trn on Rice, wheat, fish, importation yearly

Massive importation of food, especially, rice, wheat, sugar and fish, has continued to bleed the nation’s economy, with the four items accounting for a whopping N1 trillion loss to the nation annually. Executive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria, ARCN, Prof. Baba Abubakar, disclosed this at a sensitization seminar on Genetically Modified Organisms, GMOs, and Agricultural…

Aftermath of EFCC raid: Vacating NAHCO MD rushes back to Nigeria

 The vacating Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO), Nobert Bielderman, who was on vacation when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Raiders the country has return, TRANSPORT & MARITIME ONLINE can report. Recall that operatives of the EFCC had last week stormed NAHCO’s office at the Murtala Muhammed International…

University don fingers Togo on invasion of water hyacinth in Nigeria water

A University Don and a one time Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Babajide Alo, has stated that invasion of water hyacinth witnessed in Nigeria is due to the releasing of waste into the sea by a fertiliser industry based in Lome, Togo. According to a statement signed on Tuesday by the…