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ISPS Code implementation : NIMASA DG assures of international best practices; Biometric ID card now compulsory for Port operations

      In spite of the success recorded in the Implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code in Nigeria, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency will not rest on its oars until …

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NDDC MD urge Niger Delta youths to emulate PANDEF on acceptable leadership * Commission to establish Niger Delta Devt Bank

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, has called on Niger Delta youths to emulate the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on acceptable and recognisable leadership. He also hinted that NDDC would soon set up a specialised Niger Delta Development Bank for the …

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Collaborate with state govts, host communities, Federal Govt. urges mining operators

  The Federal Government has urged operators in the mining sector to collaborate with state governments and the host communities in order to ensure that revenues accruing from mining activities are in consonance with government’s overall diversification plans. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, called for …

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Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc assures of safety of customers’ funds, investments; Insists on zero tolerance for fraud

 Leading insurance company, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, has reassured that it has zero tolerance for fraud and would do everything to ensure the safety of customers’ funds and investments. Reacting to an online publication that alleged unethical practices going on in    the company, a statement by Ellen Offo, Head, Corporate …

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Paris Club loan refunds: Bayelsa Council workers jubilate as Commissioner directs full payment of salaries

CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA Bayelsa State Commissioner for Local Government Administration, Pastor Agatha Goma has  directed Council Chairmen to deploy the Paris Club loan refunds to pay full salaries of workers. It will be recalled that Bayelsa government in December got a refund of N14 billion from the Paris club refunds …

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NLNG positioned to grow into global shipping leader-Capt Okesanjo.

Nigeria LNG Limited’s (NLNG)shipping operation is relying on the strategic deployment of skills and technology to power its transformation into a global maritime industry leader. This view was expressed by Captain Temilola Okesanjo, the company’s General Manager Shipping while delivering a presentation titled- NLNG- Global player in the Chartering Market, …

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NDDC sets up Committee on Corruption Charges … To hold investigative hearing

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, will hold an investigative hearing to unravel cases of allegations of corruption and racketeering concerning the Commission. At a meeting of the Management Committee of the Commission in Port Harcourt, the Managing Director/CEO, Nsima U. Ekere, declared that “it was imperative and urgent for …

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