Jamoh said, being an oil producing country, Nigeria was prone to the effects of harmful aquatic organisms transported across regions by tankers. He said NIMASA, the Lead Agency for the implementation of international conventions, codes, and regulations of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), had in conjunction with other members of the NTF set up a plan for full implementation of the BWM Convention in the country.
Jamoh disclosed this when the executive members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Lagos State, led by their chairman, Mr Adeleye Ajayi, visited the NIMASA headquarters in Lagos.
The President of WISTA Nigeria, Eunice Ezeoke stated this at a press briefing in Lagos to announce the association’s 2021 Business Luncheon and Magazine Launch, with the theme, “AfCFTA: Investment Opportunities for Women in Trade,” which is slated for July 8, 2021 at Oriental Hotel in Lagos.
Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Kitack Lim said the country had made important contributions to the fight against piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea maritime domain, foremost among them the recent launch of the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, also called the Deep Blue Project.
Yaro disclosed this during his maiden briefing with journalists in Owerri on Wednesday.
Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, said this on Tuesday in Lagos, when the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Naval Training Command, Rear Admiral Kamarudeen Lawal, visited the agency’s headquarters.
A market survey conducted by NAN at various wholesale and retail shops in the zone shows that the price of the product has increased almost by double when compared to the price in 2020.
Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, stated this on Wednesday in Lagos at the opening of a two-day meeting of the agency with modular and other refinery operators and fuel oil suppliers in the country.
The Secretary General made this assertion in his goodwill message to the launch event of NIMASA’s Revised Marine Litters and Micro Plastic Action Plan held virtually at the agency headquarters on February 10, 2021 in Lagos.
In a letter addressed to Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, IMO specifically highlighted NIMASA’s contribution to the war against piracy and maritime crimes in the region, including facilitation of the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime Offences (SPOMO) Act, 2019, and initiation of the Deep Blue Project.
Uzodimma made the disclosure at the second edition of the Nigeria Union of Journalists 2020 Legacy Awards held in conjunction with Wells Network Ltd. in Owerri on Wednesday.
This is contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Oguwike Nwachukwu , and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Owerri.
Prof. Francis Ezeonu, the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Imo, said this at a news conference in Owerri on Monday.
Though the country missed its bid for membership of the Governing Council, IMO’s highest decision making organ, Nigeria’s performance was a remarkable improvement from 2017, when it lost by 12 votes.
Peterside said the measure would be in line with International Maritime Organisation regulation which put a maximum of 0.5 per cent sulphur cap on all fuel used by vessels by the year 2020.
The defendant, who is a trader and resides in Imo, had pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and kidnapping leveled against her.
Speaking at the Cocktail Dinner in honour of Foreign Missions organized by the Federal Ministry of Transportation and the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday in Abuja, Onyema said as a key player in the global maritime industry, Nigeria has played active leadership roles in ensuring the development of the sector not only within the country but also in the entire West and Central African sub region.
Former Imo State Governor, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, who spoke to journalists in his Okohia country home on Saturday, alleged that some persons were compromised
Amaechi said the action plans were for the implementation of the Code of Conduct entered into by the Heads of States and Governments of ECOWAS, Economic Community of Central African States and the Gulf of Guinea Commission on the fight against piracy, sea robbery and other maritime crimes
The Advisory Council Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has resolved to urgently address the funding challenges facing the commission so as to re-position it for better service delivery to the people of the region.