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NIMASA DG indicts self in London, says Africa not ship financing continent

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

As Nigerian maritime stakeholders continue to express worry on non implementation of Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF), a statutory responsibility of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the Director General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, who spoke at the London International Shipping Week 2017, said “We are not among top ten ship owning countries, we are not suppliers of maritime ...

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Maritime stakeholders want Peterside to face NIMASA, leave Rivers politics alone

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In view of the observed random involvement especially in regularly challenging the Governor of Rivers State on policy issues while still serving as the Director General of a critical agency of the federal government, stakeholders have advised the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, to chose between resigning and going back to his state ...

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2 months after, NIMASA begins 24 hrs issuance of Debit Notes to agents

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

Barely two months after the Presidential directive on the resumption of 24 hour port operations in Lagos ports, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said it has commenced a 24 hour turnaround time for analysing cargo manifests and issuing Debit Notes to Shipping Agents. It will be recalled that the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo had in May, ...

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NMLA charges NIMASA not to derail in repositioning Nigerian maritime industry

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

President of the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA), and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Luke Chidi Ilogu, has called on the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside to work towards making Nigeria’s maritime sector rank high in the comity of maritime nations. Addressing top officials of the agency during a ...

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Ease of doing business getting better in maritime sector, NIMASA DG claims in Houston

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The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has said that the Ease of Doing Business Initiative programme, coordinated by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is yielding fruits particularly in the maritime sector as red tapes and bottlenecks which hitherto mitigated against investment in the sector, have started disappearing. He made the claims before ...

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SOAN confused, lacks courage to pressure NIMASA for disbursement of CVFF—Observers

Stakeholders in the nation’s shipping industry have decried the high level of sycophancy being displaced by the leadership of Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) following the congratulatory message it sent to Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) over his charimanship of African Maritime body. Peterside was recently announced as the ...

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NIMASA, Navy seal coastal security partnership deal in Abuja

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy have renewed the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to protect and secure the nation’s maritime domain. This was recently achieved with the official signing ceremony of the MoU at the Naval Headquarters in Abuja. The Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside and the Chief of Naval Staff, ...

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Hosting AMAA by NIMASA waste of resources as there is no hub to boost—BH Report

Contrary to the claims of the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside that hosting of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) 2017 conference will boost Nigeria’s quest of becoming maritime hub and destination for the West and Central African region, findings by Business Hilights Economic Research Team (BHERT) have proved otherwise. ...

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Remove abandoned ships, wrecks; NIMASA warns erring owners risk sanctions

The Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has warned all owners of abandoned Ships/Vessels to urgently remove same from the Nigerian territorial waters on or before 28th of April 2017 or risk sanctions ranging from forfeiture or removal by the Agency at the owners expense. The Director General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who ...

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NIMASA’s DG skipped comments on the state of $5bn debt controversy on his arrival

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

After a critical look at his address at the recent World Press Conference recently held by the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, it was discovered that he did not make explicit comment as to whether the matter had been rested or is still bugging the federal agency. Earlier on his arrival in ...

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