Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tag "NIMASA"

    NIMASA sacks 3 for ‘irregular employment’

NIMASA sacks 3 for ‘irregular employment’

The  Nigerian  Maritime  Administration  and  Safety  Agency  (NIMASA)  has disengaged three persons said to have been illegally  employed into the agency.According to Lami Tumaka, spokeswoman for the maritime agency, the affected persons were employed during the twilight of the administration of Ziakede Akpobolokemi, who President Muhmmadu Buhari replaced as the director-general of NIMASA in July.“An administrative investigation conducted by the [...]

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    INTERVIEW: I’m not corrupt, I’m not harassing anyone in NIMASA with EFCC, says DG Jauro

INTERVIEW: I’m not corrupt, I’m not harassing anyone in NIMASA with EFCC, says DG Jauro

Haruna Baba Jauro, director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has denied allegations that he is using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to witch-hunt his competitors in the agency.Last week, TheCable saw a petition by aggrieved NIMASA staff who claimed Jauro was using EFCC to harass those he considered heirs to the headship of the agency, while [...]

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    FG to review employment, promotions in NIMASA

FG to review employment, promotions in NIMASA

The federal ministry of transport will review employments, placements and promotions in Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) since 2010.This is contained in a statement issued by Lami Tumaka, the agency's head of public relations, and made available to reporters on Monday in Lagos.The statement said a committee headed by Lawal Ibrahim, the ministry’s director of human resources, had [...]

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    Jauro succeeds one-week acting NIMASA DG

Jauro succeeds one-week acting NIMASA DG

Haruna Jauro (pictured, left) has formally taken over the leadership of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) from Calistus Obi.Obi emerged acting director-general of the maritime agency last week following the directive of the federal government that Ziakede Akpobolokemi, who was recently relieved of his position, hand over to the most senior official in the agency.But having resumed 24 [...]

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    Buhari fires Akpobolokemi, DG of NIMASA

Buhari fires Akpobolokemi, DG of NIMASA

President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi as director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, confirmed this in a statement issued on Thursday."The termination of Akpobolokemi's appointment takes immediate effect," the statement read."He is to hand over the management of NIMASA and all [...]

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    Buhari: I will soon unveil my economic policies

Buhari: I will soon unveil my economic policies

President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed one of the issues that has been the talking point since he assumed office exactly one month ago.Nigerians have been complaining about the delay of the president to form his cabinet and unveil his policy direction.But speaking on Monday during the inauguration of the national economic council (NEC) at the presidential villa in Abuja, Buhari [...]

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    NIMASA boss: Ask God why I’m close to Tompolo

NIMASA boss: Ask God why I’m close to Tompolo

Ziakede Akpobolokemi, director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), wants those who are bothered about his relationship with Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, to direct their inquiries to God.Responding to a question during a press conference in Lagos, Akpobolokemi admitted that he has a close relationship with the former commander of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger [...]

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    NIMASA campaigning for Jonathan, APC insists

NIMASA campaigning for Jonathan, APC insists

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to go ahead with its threat of litigation, saying that it will present evidence against the agency in court.The party insists that the organisation is behind the hate campaign against Muhammadu Buhari, its presidential candidate, describing NIMASA as a campaign outpost for the PDP.On Sunday, [...]

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    NIMASA, not Tompolo, bought warships, says Navy

NIMASA, not Tompolo, bought warships, says Navy

The Nigerian navy has denied that militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo recently acquired warships, claiming that the vessels in question belong to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).Austin Oyagha, a rear admiral and navy’s chief of training and operations, disclosed this to reporters in Abuja on Wednesday.“No individual has acquired gunboats in this country; the gunboats [...]

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    Anyim under investigation over 297-bed hotel

Anyim under investigation over 297-bed hotel

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, is under investigation over an Abuja hotel allegedly linked to him.President Goodluck Jonathan has become "very uncomfortable" with Anyim over reports that he built a 297-bed hotel within two years of becoming SGF, TheCable was told. Anyim was appointed in 2011."Anyim's relationship with the president is no longer what [...]

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