Sustainable Development Goals: Sanwo-Olu seeks optimization of maritime input

The Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that the maritime industry is pivotal to Nigeria’s attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saying the country must put in place deliberate measures for the optimal utilisation of its enormous maritime potential. Sanwo-Olu said this in Lagos on Thursday on the occasion of the 2020 World Maritime Day, with the theme, “Sustainable Shipping For Sustainable Planet.”

Read More

NIMASA, Public Service Reform Bureau partner on change initiatives

Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)  Dr. Bashir Jamoh has emphasized  the importance of efficient and effective Public Service to Nigeria’s economic prosperity. This was as he stated the Agency’s commitment to collaborate with the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) on the design and implementation of the transformational initiatives in the maritime sector. 

Read More

Maritime Security: NIMASA, Air Force set to deploy assets for deep blue project

Air assets acquired under the Deep Blue Project, also called the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, domiciled with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) are set for deployment by the Nigerian Air Force in support of the Federal Government’s maritime security effort. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, announced this when the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, paid a working visit to the Nigerian Air Force headquarters in Abuja.

Read More

NIMASA secures more sea time for cadets, despite COVID-19

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has made significant progress in securing sea time berths for cadets trained under the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), despite the limitations of the coronavirus pandemic. Director-General of the Agency, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this in Lagos following a recent three-month extension granted the 400 Nigerian seafarers undertaking sea time in different parts of the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Read More

Nigeria’s future lies in maritime development, NIMASA key in stopping country’s oil dependence – Gov Diri

Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri, says the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is key in efforts to wean Nigeria from its dependence on crude oil, stressing that the most enduring wealth of the country is in maritime. Diri stated this on Monday in Lagos, when he paid a courtesy visit to the headquarters of NIMASA. He said the country’s future depended on the successful harnessing of the enormous resources in its marine environment. 

Read More

NIMASA boss visits Comptroller-General of Immigration, says inter-agency collaboration surest route to maritime security

Intensifying the quest for cooperation among relevant government agencies in a bid to secure Nigeria’s maritime domain, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has visited Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, in Abuja, with a declaration that teamwork was the surest means to security.  

Read More