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Chief of Naval Staff Visits NIMASA, Pledges Enhanced Cooperation To Strengthen Maritime Security, Economic Growth

In a significant move to bolster maritime security, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ogalla, visited the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). This visit underscores…

Nigerian Navy Rescues Over 250 Passengers From Capsized Boat In Rivers State

In a heroic late-night operation, Nigerian Navy personnel successfully rescued more than 250 individuals from a capsized passenger boat in Rivers State. The incident occurred around 10 p.m. local time…

NIWA Issues Clarification In Response To Extortion Allegations

In a press statement released on the 27th of February, 2024, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) addressed recent allegations of extortion and interference within the Ministry of Marine and…

NIMASA, MWUN Secure ITF-UK Grant For Seafarers’ Welfare, Infrastructure Development

In a significant move to enhance the well-being of seafarers, the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) have secured a grant…

THE SCOURGE OF ILLEGAL FISHING HAUNTS NIGERIA’S WATERS: Can The Tide Be Turned?

Nigeria, a nation blessed with vast coastlines and abundant marine resources, finds itself grappling with a persistent threat that casts a dark shadow over its aquatic treasures: illegal, unreported, and…

Jamoh Applauds Supreme Court Verdict On Inland Waterways Jurisdiction

Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has hailed the recent Supreme Court ruling reaffirming the Federal Government’s authority, through both the…

NIWA Mourns Tragic Loss Of 8 Passengers In Anambra Boat Mishap

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has expressed deep sorrow over the distressing boat mishap that occurred in Anambra and claimed the lives of Eight passengers. In a statement by…

NNS BEECROFT: Navy Intercepts 150 Bags Of Smuggled Rice, Hands Over To Customs

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT recently intercepted a large wooden boat carrying over 150 bags of foreign parboiled rice within the Lagos Anchorage. The seized rice was subsequently handed…

Nigeria Customs Service Warns Public Against Social Media Scammers

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has issued a stern warning to the public, cautioning against the rising activities of fraudsters impersonating Customs officials on various social media platforms. The NCS…

YULETIDE SEASON: Navy Thwarts Illegal Bunkering, Intercepts Over 43,000 Litres of PMS, Worth Over N26 Million In Swift Maritime Operation

“Oguntuga advised perpetrators to desist from illegal bunkering activities stressing the Nigerian Navy’s commitment to come heavy on them” In a proactive move to safeguard Nigeria’s maritime environment, the Nigerian…