Spate of Boat Mishap Worries FG – NIMASA Chairman

The Chairman, Board of Directors of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Maj Gen India Garba (rtd), on Monday lamented the current spate of boat mishaps with attendant loss of lives and property across the country and expressed Government’s concern. Gen Garba noted that the ugly incidence tended to happen more often in the rainy season and proposed an active collaboration between NIMASA and other relevant agencies of government including National Waterways Authority (NIWA) Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the National Orientation Agency…

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Boko Haram Kills NEMA Staff, Destroys Escavator

Boko Haram terrorists have killed a staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), John Lohpon Iliya in an attack on Garanda Village, Gudumbali area of Mobar Local Government Area of Borno State. The staff was killed during an encounter between Nigerian troops and the insurgents on Wednesday.  gathered that the terrorists also deployed shoulder-launched Rocket-propelled Grenade (RPG) during the attack which destroyed NEMA Excavators. When contacted the NEMA Zonal Cordinator North-East, Mr Bashir Garga confirmed the development and said that they were going to retrieve the body of the…

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ANRP Urges Acting President Osinbajo to Go Beyond Sacking the SSS DG, to Focus on Better Governance

Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) hereby expresses its dismay at the revelation by the political adviser to the president, Mr Babatunde Ojudu on national television yesterday, 8 August that the director-general of the State Security Services (SSS) was sacked for partisan considerations — namely that the former DG is allegedly working in connivance with the senate president ANRP urges Acting President Yemi Osibanjo to focus more on governance than politics, and believes that the illegal invasion of the National Assembly which is an assault on a constitutionally established institution is…

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