Category Archives: Economic Highlights

Maritime Forecast 2019/20: WHAT SHIPPING INDUSTRY SHOULD EXPECT – NIMASA · CVFF Disbursement, Better Funding for Indigenous Operators · Hope for Anti-Piracy Bill To Reduce Incidents

As part of efforts to guide investors and encourage more participation in the maritime industry, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have set the tone with the unveiling of the 2019-2020 maritime forecast.

Maritime: NIgeria Ratifies 40 Conventions,Domesticates 19 International Laws

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, has disclosed that Nigeria has been able to ratify 40 conventions passed by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) covering Maritime Safety, Labour and Marine Environment.

NNPC to Collaborate With African Transportation Union To Curb Cross-Border Leakages

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has sought effective collaboration with members of the African Union of Transportation and Logistics Organization to halt incidents of cross-border leakages of petroleum products.

NIMASA Pledges Redouble Efforts To Reposition Maritime Sector

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says it would intensify its efforts to reposition the maritime industry in Nigeria, as the agency moves to become a leading maritime administration in Africa.

UBA Customers Win N30m In Wise Savers Promo, N90m Still Up For Grabs

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has rewarded 20 loyal customers with N1,500,000 each, in the first edition of its quarterly draw for the ongoing UBA Wise Savers Promo, which was held at the bank’s headquarters in Lagos on Tuesday.

NNPC Says Pipeline Vandalism Up By 42.9 Per Cent In October

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised the alarm on the increasing incidents of pipeline vandalism across the country, saying in October last year its pipeline network suffered a 42.9 per cent increase in the incidents of pipeline vandalism compared to the previous month during the year.

Maritime Sector Growth: Dangote, SIFAX Boss Hail Initiative

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, and the Group Executive Vice Chairman of SIFAX Group, Taiwo Afolabi, on Friday joined other stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime sector to hail fresh initiatives by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) towards realisation of a robust maritime industry.

UBA Greets, Thanks Customers

It is another year and a new year always brings new opportunities for us to show how much we appreciate you for being a part of the UBA family, said management of UBA Plc.

Taking January Serious

I am a month of the year. I have 31 days on the calendar, but when I start, I feel longer. What am I? Well, this is quite easy to solve. The answer is January (hehehe).
For most salary earners, business persons and students, the 31 days in January are an illusion.

For Beer And Cigarette Giants, Grass Is Greener At Christmas

With billions already spent, this could be the dawning of the Age of Big Pot
Proponents of legal marijuana spent decades fighting a slow battle for mainstream acceptance