08 Dec 2020

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has inaugurated the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIOTA) in Abuja on Friday 4th of December 2020.  The Governing Council of CIOTA is vested with powers by the Act establishing it, to provide general policy guidelines for the effective administration of the Inst...

18 Dec 2019

The Charted Institute of Transport Administration (CIOTA) under the leadership of Dr Bashir Jamoh held its first ever National Transport summit in Abuja. The three days event took place between 3rd to 5th of December at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre. The conference brought together the Federal and State Governments and other major stakeholders together, to push for the required polic...

11 Aug 2019

Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Bashir Jamoh, has been elected President and Chairman of Council of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA). Jamoh was elected at the institute’s National Conference and Annual General Meeting held in Uyo while the investiture ceremony that wa...

19 Oct 2020

In line with the stipulation of CIOTA Act, President of the Institute, Dr Bashir Jamoh remains in office until 2022. CIOTA had in June 2020 set up a five- man committee to organize a General Meeting with the intent of ratifying members of the National Working Committees, Council for the Registration of Transportants (CORTRANS), Zonal Chairmen/Representatives; and to conduct elections ...

01 Jul 2020

In recent times there have been many descriptions and even depictions of the Gulf of Guinea in not too encouraging terms or colours as it relates to maritime security. It is against this backdrop that I assume office as the 13th Director General of NIMASA and not oblivious of this painful narrative. So, in getting down to brass-tacks, I intend to ensure that ‘Security is Priority’ as Chi...

01 Jul 2020

There is hardly a day that passes when I don’t peer through the window of my office on the 9th floor at NIMASA HQ overlooking the Apapa seaport and quay area, the very epitome, indeed flagship, of Nigeria’s maritime expanse. As busy as the scenery may look, very often my gazing experience leaves me wondering at our wasted opportunities in the very depths of endless maritime possibilities...