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NIMASA Rescues 7 Distressed Workers Onboard Vessel In Lagos

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The Deep Blue Team of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has rescued a total of seven distressed workers onboard a vessel in the shore of Lagos. The distressed workers were saved due to the prompt response of NIMASA following a distress call to Bashir Jamoh, the director general of the agency. The call, which came in at...

Funtua Inland Dry Port Now Port Of Origin, Final Destination – Sambo

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Mu'azu Jaji Sambo, minister of Transportation, has declared Funtua Inland Dry Port as Port of Origin and Final Destination. According to Sambo, Funtua Inland Dry Port will possess all prerequisites of an International Port and called on international maritime practitioners to take full advantage of the facility. Speaking at the official declaration ceremony of the inland dry port at...

Nigerdock Reduces Carbon Footprint With Shift To Renewable Energy

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Nigerian maritime and logistics company Nigerdock has completed the first phase of its shift to renewable energy sources through the installation of solar solutions at Snake Island Integrated Free Zone. According to the company this initiative is part of its effort to improve its energy consumption and reduce our carbon footprint which is pivotal to its long-term operations and...

MTN Nigeria CEO For A Day Announces Education Data Bundle

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Kate Ene David, the one-day CEO of MTN Nigeria, has announced new propositions from the ICT company that will equip primary and secondary school students with relevant resources to spur their academic excellence. The 14-year-old student from Intimacy with Christ School, Nasarawa state, Nigeria after assuming her role as one-day CEO of the largest telecommunications firm in Nigeria announced the...

Sambo Lauds Buhari For Commissioning Dala Inland Dry Port, Kano

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Minister of Transportation, Mu'azu Jaji Sambo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the commissioning of the Dala Inland Dry Port, Zawachiki, Kano. The Minister said Buhari deserves to be commended for his unwavering support of the development of critical infrastructure assets geared towards the development of the country. Sambo also recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari recently commissioned the Lekki Deep...

Nigerian Importers, Exporters To Benefit From Inland Dry Ports – FG

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The Federal Government has expressed optimism that importers and exporters in Nigeria will benefit immensely from the Inland Dry Ports being established in various parts of the country. Mu'azu Jaji Sambo, minister of Transportation said Inland Dry Ports Projects will help decongest the seaports and also take shipping and port services closer to importers and exporters in the hinterland....

Buhari To Commission Dala Inland Dry Port on Monday

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President Muhammadu Buhari will be commissioning the Dala Inland dry port in Kano State on Monday 31st January 2023. Ahmad Rabiu, the managing director of the Dala Inland Dry Port disclosed this to newsmen while giving an account of the preparation for the inauguration of the port at its headquarters in Kano. Rabiu, who was joined by Abubakar Sahabu Bawuro, the...

Nigeria Signs Agreement With Niger Republic On Rail Project

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The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the rail project between Nigeria and the Republic of Niger. Mu'azu Jaji Sambo, Minister of Transportation, said during the signing of the MoU in Abuja, that the rail line will boost trade and other socio-economic interactions between both countries and in the continent. Sambo signed for Nigeria while Alma...

India, EU Pledge To Drive FDI To Lagos Free Zone

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Shri G. Balasubramanian, the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, and Samuela Isopi, the European Union Ambassador to Nigeria and the ECOWAS, have pledged to drive Foreign Direct Investment to the Lagos Free Zone (LFZ). They both made this know during an official visit to Lagos Free Zone in Lagos on Friday, January 20, 2023. Shri G. Balasubramanian, expressed satisfaction with...

CVFF Disbursement: NIMASA Meets With Approved Primary Lenders

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The management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has met with the management of the five banks approved by the Federal Government as the Primary Lending Institutions (PLIs) for the disbursement of the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF). The banks include Jaiz Bank, United Bank of Africa (UBA), Union Bank, Zenith Bank and Polaris Bank. Shortly after a...