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After 15 Years Delay, Buhari Directs Disbursement of CVFF Fund

After 15 Years Delay, Buhari Directs Disbursement of CVFF Fund

The Federal government of Nigeria has expressed its readiness to commence disbursement of the controversial Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund (CVFF) to Nigerian indigenous shipowners after delaying the payment for fifteen years. Minister of Transportation, Mr…

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Stop Delaying Documents, Proposals, Dakuku Charges NIMASA Staffs

Stop Delaying Documents, Proposals, Dakuku Charges NIMASA Staffs

By DAPO OLAWUNI Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside has warned staffs of the agency to shun acts of corruption through deliberately delaying stakeholders documents for gratification. Government…

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Kidnapped Seafarers: NIMASA Says Vessel Failed to Establish Contact

Kidnapped Seafarers: NIMASA Says Vessel Failed to Establish Contact

In the wake of the recent attack on a tanker vessel named, ‘Nave Constellation’, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that the operators of the vessel were attacked because they failed…

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CIoTA to Professionalise Transport Administration in Nigeria

CIoTA to Professionalise Transport Administration in Nigeria

The President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIoTA) Dr. Bashir Yusuf Jamoh has said that the Institute is set to professionalise all aspects of transportation industry in Nigeria for sustainable development. Dr. Jamoh…

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Getting a Seat On the IMO is of National Interest— Saraki

Getting a Seat On the IMO is of National Interest— Saraki

Minister of State for Transportation, Dr Gbemisola Saraki has said that it is of national interest for Nigeria to secure a seat on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Saraki stated this in London at the weekend…

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Why Nigeria Lost IMO Category C Election, the Implication for Shipowners

Why Nigeria Lost IMO Category C Election, the Implication for Shipowners

By DAPO OLAWUNI Nigeria has for the 5th time failed to clinch the coveted category C’ seat on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council. DAILY TREND NEWS learnt that Nigeria lost to Kenya by one…

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Amaechi, Fashola, 36 State Commissioners to Brainstorm at CIOTA Conference in Abuja

Amaechi, Fashola, 36 State Commissioners to Brainstorm at CIOTA Conference in Abuja

The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, Minister of Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika, Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, and Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemi Saraki, will be leading…

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Again, Pirates Kidnap Seven Seafarers  In Gulf of Guinea

Again, Pirates Kidnap Seven Seafarers In Gulf of Guinea

Seven crew aboard a supply ship for the oil industry in Equatorial Guinea were kidnapped when “pirates” attacked their vessel, the oil and gas ministry said in a statement on Friday. The US oil giant…

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CIOTA Sets To Achieve Integration of Transportation Modes At Abuja Summit

CIOTA Sets To Achieve Integration of Transportation Modes At Abuja Summit

By DAPO OLAWUNI The Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIOTA) has assured that its 2019 National Transport Summit billed to hold in Abuja next month will address the integration of the various modes of transportation in…

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Reps to Probe NIMASA, Transport Ministry Over $95m Security Contract

Reps to Probe NIMASA, Transport Ministry Over $95m Security Contract

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate alleged $195, 500.000 contract awarded to an Israeli security firm to secure Nigeria’s waterways by the Ministry of Transportation. This is sequel to a unanimous adoption of…

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