National Assembly commends NIMASA on budget performance despite COVID-19

The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has given a thumps up to the budget implementation status of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), saying the Agency has done creditably well, despite the coronavirus pandemic. Chairman of the committee, Hon. Lynda Ikpeazu, stated this in Lagos during an oversight visit by members to NIMASA.

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Attack on NPA Headquarters: Heads of maritime agencies in deep shock

Heads of maritime agencies have expressed shock at the attack and level of destruction that took place at the corporate headquarters of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in Lagos, recently, when hoodlums hijacked a nationwide peaceful protest by youths. The chief executives voiced their concerns on Friday during a solidarity visit to the site of the incident. They said it was a surprise to them that NPA was singled out for attack despite its documented Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Relations initiatives, many of which were tailored to youth development.

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Economic Diversification: Maritime to lead Nigeria out of oil dependency – Jamoh

With many countries proposing ban on use of fossil fuels, and the world transitioning from oil, Dr. Bashir Jamoh says maritime offers Nigeria a bounteous substitute in the country’s economic diversification drive. The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) stated this recently in Abuja when he delivered a paper at the National Defence College (NDC).

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