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Nigeria  engages Israeli firm for maritime security

Nigeria engages Israeli firm for maritime security

…To boost rail transportation with six locomotives, 100 wagons The Federal Government on Monday disclosed that it had contracted an Israeli firm to provide maritime security, and to train Nigeria…

Sea Exercise: Seven ships, 37 gunboats to be deployed in N’Delta for military operation

Sea Exercise: Seven ships, 37 gunboats to be deployed in N’Delta for military operation

The Nigerian Navy will deploy seven ships and 37 gunboats during a military exercise known as ‘Operation Octopus Grip’ in the Niger Delta creeks and waterways. This was disclosed by…

Police, Boat Operators to partner on improving security at beaches, waterways

Police, Boat Operators to partner on improving security at beaches, waterways

The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Zone 2, comprising Lagos and Ogun state, Mr. Ibrahim Adamu, has expressed interest to partner the Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water…

Pirates strike again, seize passenger boat in Bayelsa

Pirates strike again, seize passenger boat in Bayelsa

An armed gang suspected to be pirates Thursday struck again in Bayelsa waterways barely 48 hours after launching an ambush that killed three passengers on Tuesday. The gunmen reportedly hijacked…

NIMASA DG underscores critical role of Policing in maritime sector

…Assures Nigerian Police Force of Continuous Collaboration The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that effective policing is an essential…

Nigeria loses N7 trn annually to maritime insecurity, says Dogara

Nigeria loses N7 trn annually to maritime insecurity, says Dogara

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Monday disclosed that Nigeria loses N7 trillion revenue annually due to insecurity in the maritime sector and revenue leakages. Dogara made the…

Maritime expert commends NIMASA’s wreck removal efforts

Maritime expert commends NIMASA’s wreck removal efforts

The reported wrecks removal initiative by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has received commendations from industry player and stakeholder in the maritime sector, Dr. Chris Asoluka. Speaking…

NIWA MD underscores importance of waterways to economy diversification

NIWA MD underscores importance of waterways to economy diversification

The newly-appointed Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Mr Boss Gida Mustapha has expressed the commitment of the present administration to diversifying the economy through effective…