The former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, appeared shocked by the reality of his sudden removal from office, just as his close aides have continued to lament the development. President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, 5th of March 2020, approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh to replace Peterside, an event that took even the Rivers State former All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate godfather, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, by s
Reactions as photos of unmanned aerial vehicle acquired by Nigeria's Deep Blue Project emerge online
The Nigerian Deep Blue Project have acquired many modern equipment and gadgets in the past months with the sole aim of keeping Nigerian waters safe for shipping and seafarers.PHOTOS OF EQUIPMENTS ACQUIRED: A newly unveiled Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), a Tekever AR3, acquired by NIMASA's Deep Blue Project to help ease the incident of armed robbery, kidnapping and hijacking of seafarers and vessels in Nigeria's territorial waters.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken delivery of one out of two Cessna Citation CJ3 surveillance aircraft under the Deep Blue Project which aims to combat issues such as illegal fishing, kidnapping, oil theft, terrorism, illegal immigration, smuggling and piracy in Nigeria's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and the Gulf of Guinea.
•Task forces impounds 500 trucks •Truck owners, drivers protest By Tony Nwankwo THE traffic logjam at the Mile2 end of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, has escalated as the Federal and Lagos State Task Forces begin impounding trucks along the corridor. The logjam is caused by the chaotic parking and movement of trucks, trailers and tankers, following the unending road repairs to TinCan Island ports. 651 more words - Vanguard Newspaper By Godwin Oritse IN a bid to further improve the security of the nation's
You may have heard that Dakuku Peterside has been sacked from his position as the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Also, there have been reports that Peterside has already been replaced with one Bashir Jamoh. Then, it has also been reported that the Nigerian Minister of Transportation Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi - to whose office the NIMASA boss reports - said he did not know that Peterside has been removed from his position. Well, you probably know all of the
President Muhammadu Buhari will launch the assets under the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection, also known as the Deep Blue Project, in Lagos on June 10. Dr Bashir Jamoh, Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said this in a statement on Friday in Lagos.
Speak of an achiever with a highly intimidating profile, the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Yusuf Jamoh is an apt example of such. He is a prolific author. Jamoh, a seasoned administrator and maritime expert was appointed as the Director General & Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) by the Federal Government of Nigeria on 10th of March, 2020 and he is also the current President of the Chartered Institute
In order to tighten securities in Nigeria Maritime Sector and in Nigeria at large, the Director of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh pays a courtesy working visit to two top security Officials, Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok -Ete Ibas in the Naval Headquarters in Abuja, and Inspector General of the Nigerian Police Force, Mohammed Adamu at the Force Headquarters Abuja See Photo Caption; L-R: Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety
It was a great moment, while hosting the Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, who led other members of the agency’s management team on a courtesy visit to the Government House in Benin City, He stated that the Benin River Port project is meaningful and strategic to Nigeria’s economy.
1 New NIMASA Boss Dr. Bashir Jamoh is the new boss of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency. He was appointment by President Muhamadu Buhari and he will be taking over from Dakuku Peterside whose tenure will expired on the 10th of march 2020. Until his appointment as the Director General of NIMASA, he was the Director of finance and administration for the agency. He is also the current President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of
In order to harmonise the training procedures of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and the Nigerian Navy for the improved safety and security of the country's Maritime space, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Director General, Dr Bashir Jamoh, paid a courtesy visit to the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC), Rear Admiral Fredrick Ogu, at the agency's headquarters. PICTURE 1 L-R: Executive Director, Maritime Labour & Cabotage
THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, yesterday gave more than three help materials esteemed at over N700million to both the Lagos State and the Federal governments to moderate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Speaking at the ceremony in Lagos, Director General of the NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh said that other than the N5million money gift, the organization is joining to stop the spread of the infection by supporting the activity of government with the agency's un
Fani-Kayode has once again called out the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, accusing him of sacking a Southerner and replacing same with a Northerner. Dakuku Peterside is the Director General of NIMASA. But, on Thursday, Fani-Kayode said the President has removed Dakuku Peterside, who he said, is an ally of the Minister of Transportation and former Rivers State Governors, Rotimi Amaechi. According to Fani-Kayode, on his social media handles, Buhari kicked out Dakuku, a southern Christian to replac
The Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA Dr Bashir Jamoh, has lauded the Nigerian Navy for the fruitful implementation of the new enemy of theft law in Nigeria. Review that the Nigerian Navy just because, as of late made sure about a conviction under the new enemy of theft law of three out of nine speculates engaged with the commandeer of an Equatorial Guinea hailed vessel, MV ELOBEY VI off Equatorial Guinea coast. In a tribute letter to the
The Stakeholders in the maritime sector have maintained that the presence of tank farms in Apapa is unhealthy and risky for the area and the economy at large. A report from the Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria, Mrs Vicky Haastrup, made this observation while speaking during an industry reception organised in honour of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh. Hasstrup said the concentration of tank farms within the port enviro
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has decribed as a right peg in the right hole, President Muhammadu Buhari's appointment of Dr. Bashir Jamoh as the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Professor Ishaq Akintola, the MURIC Director said in a statement on Thursday that the appointment depicts meritocracy as Dr. Jamoh is 'over-qualified' for the role. “The appointment of Dr. Bashir Jamoh as the new Director-General of NIMASA is timely, appropriate and well-
In the face of huge global demand, the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA has donated 20 ventilators to fight the COVID 19 pandemic in Nigeria. It also announced the donation of N50 million to fight the virus scourge in the country; with N30 million going to the Federal Government Committee on COVID-19 Intervention and N20 million to aid the Lagos State Government’s effort to control the spread of the virus. The Agency’s Director General Dr. Bashir Jamoh who made
President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the arrangement of Bashir Jamoh as the executive general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), TheCable can report. Jamoh will supplant Dakuku Peterside who was named in 2016 to head the oceanic organization. Peterside's residency as NIMASA DG finishes on March 10, 2020. The recently delegated DG is at present the official executive for administrator and money at NIMASA. Jamoh, who hails from Kaduna, is likewise the present leader of the
Stakeholders Make Rigorous Demands From The Federal Government And Central Bank Of Nigeria. Stakeholders in Nigeria have urged the federal government of Nigeria and the Central Bank of Nigeria to establish a maritime bank to boost trade. While interacting with different stakeholders, the information gathered was that all the stakeholders stand with one voice as they demand the establishment of the maritime bank with the cabotage vessel finance fun (CVFF) which according to them believe it will address the
NIMASA donates vessels, ambulance April 7, 2020 Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn WhatsApp Email By Oluwakemi Dauda The management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Monday, donated some medical equipment and relief items to the Lagos State government to support its efforts in curtailling the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the state. Its Director General, Dr Bashir Jamoh disclosed this during the handing over ceremony held in Lagos. Some of the items handed over i