Today's Headlines: APC Politician Decamps To PDP, Amaechi Speaks About Rejected NIMASA Salary Increase
(Photo Credit: Google) Another Politician Decamps To PDP A member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Musa Umar who got into the House in 2019 under the All Progressives Congress (APC) has defected to the People's Democratic Party (PDP). (Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria)
Femi Fani Kayode mocks DG of NIMASA, Bashir Jamos on Twitter after N1.5T and $9m were allegedly traced to his personal accounts
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode has just posted a video of an alleged fraud report involving the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Jamos. According to the video which was posted on Twitter some minutes ago, the report alleges that N1.5 trillion and $9 million has been traced to the personal accounts of the NIMASA Boss.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is planning on deploying the Tekever AR3 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for a deep blue maritime security project. The Tekever Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) will enable air and land surveillance system for the operation of the Deep blue maritime security project in Nigeria.
The Rivers State Governor, His excellency Nyesom Wike , has blasted Dakuku Peterside, the former NIMASA Director General. Wike says that Dakuku was stripped naked at Rivers State University, because he was a cultist. Wike on his part said, he has never been part or a member of any cult group since inception.
Following the reports that Hon Dakuku Adol Peterside, the former Chairman Board of NIMASA and a former Governorship aspirant in Rivers State, attacked Gov Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, the sitting Governor of Rivers State, in his words two days ago being Monday 28th June 2021, stating that Gov Wike hasn't done anything that will bring further development to the State, Gov Wike on hearing the news replied him yesterday being Tuesday 29th of June 2021.
Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the immediate past Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, has disagreed with Governor Nyesom Wike's performance in the state. On Saturday, Peterside, an ally of Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi, spoke on Rhythm 93.7 FM in Port Harcourt.
Two (2) patrol Helicopters of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA have emerged in a video carrying out surveillance patrol in the Nigeria waterways. The two Helicopters were flying at the same altitude and uniform speed to maintain a safe distance from each other and also carry out standard coastal surveillance in the Nigerian waterways.
A Cessna Citation CJ3 special mission aircraft of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been seen in a video flying over the Gulf of Guinea. The Cessna Citation CJ3 special mission aircraft was seen flying at a high altitude and uniform speed over a location allegedly said to be the Gulf of Guinea.
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.
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Four suspected kidnappers die after gun duel with Police in Delta Four suspected kidnappers have been reported dead after engaging the Police in a shootout in Delta State. (Photos Credit: Daily Post) The suspects died while receiving medical treatment in the hospital, DAILY POST can report.
The ongoing cooperation among relevant government agencies would further enhance and improve the sector, not just for maritime members but for stakeholders in the maritime economy and the country.Giving constant hearing and briefing and regular consultations with ship owners will produce insight into the challenges faced, and how the Agency can mitigate their challenges and encourage them to participate and invest in the maritime sector, for its development.
A former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr Raymond Temisan Omatseye has revealed the tactics and strategies he adopted to get Nigeria elected into the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Category C seat in 2009. Speaking with the Nigerian Tribune exclusively, the former NIMASA DG stated that, “We first won the election in 2007 when Ade Dosunmu was DG.
Dakuku Peterside was the former NIMASA director General and Wike running mate in 2015 governorship election. Dakuku Peterside had contested with Governor Wike in 2015 under the umbrella of the All Progressive Congress APC. Dakuku Peterside has accused Governor Wike of awarding road construction projects to three different construction companies.
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.
First and foremost, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, must change the negative perception that the global shipping community has of the Nigerian flag.Over the years, no shipping community wanted to see a Nigerian flag vessel and would want to hoist it.Therefore, NIMASA must take a bold step in reversing this ugly trend.
Nigeria's approach to seafarer training is flawed; the way the government approaches the process is akin to imposing seafarers on Nigerian shipowners.If the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, focused only half of its efforts on training seafarers, there would be more Nigerian shipowners in the country, and these shipowners would hire Nigerian seafarers.
It is no longer news that the rate of unemployment in Nigeria is alarming.However, the projected employment gap in the seafaring profession could be bridged by its sponsors, promoters and beneficiaries of Seafarer education in Nigeria.Half of the seafarers have so far been trained at both degree levels and high professional standards in various countries under the NSDP.
1. Buhari arrives Apapa Photo credit: Punch President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Apapa, Lagos, for the launch of the $195 million Deep Blue Project. The Deep Blue Sea project, an initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, is meant to secure the Nigerian end of the Gulf of Guinea, from the menace of pirates.
In a year of insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea, one of the most welcomed maritime security-oriented acts of 2019 was establishment of Deep Blue Project by Nigeria.Which is the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep blue project.aims to comprehensively address insecurity and criminality in Nigeria’s territorial waters and exclusive economic zone.