Strategic Importance Of Utilizing CVFF For Ship Building In Nigeria

Introduction: The maritime sector is a cornerstone of global trade and economic development. In Nigeria, the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) represents a significant opportunity to bolster the maritime industry, particularly through the establishment of a shipbuilding company. This write-up explores the rationale behind using the CVFF for this purpose and the potential economic benefits…

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What Sylvanus Obasi Told Maritime Stakeholders About 10 Years Journey of Platforms Communications

A WELCOME ADDRESS PRESENTED BY MR SYLVANUS OBASI, MD/CEO PLATFORMS COMMUNICATIONS AT THE 2024 ANNUAL MARITIME STUDENTS AND YOUTH CONFERENCE HELD ON MONDAY, MAY 27, 2024 AT NIMR AUDITORIUM, YABA-LAGOS.  PROTOCOLS: ………………………………… It’s my honour to warmly welcome you once again to the Annual Maritime Students And Youth Conference, also known as ‘A Day With…

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AMSAY Conference: Stakeholders Proffer Solutions To Challenges Facing Nigerian Maritime Students, Cadets

It was yet another successful outing for Platforms Communications after successfully hosting the 8th edition of the Annual Maritime Students And Youth (AMSAY) Conference on Monday in Lagos where maritime stakeholders, students, professional bodies as well as young and aspiring maritime practitioners gathered to proffer lasting solutions to the myriads of challenges facing seafaring and…

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Rosemary Bassey Wins 2024 Capt Ojutalayo’s Annual Maritime Speech-Making Competition

25 years old native of Uyo in Akwa Ibom state, Rosemary Benjamin Bassey, an undergraduate of University of Calabar has won the 3rd edition of Capt Dr Fola Ojutalayo’s Annual Maritime Speech-Making Competition with an excellent speech Presentation on the topic, “Pros and Cons Of Establishing National Coast Guard In Nigeria”.  At the Grand Finale…

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25 Years Abia Indigene Emerges Overall Best Graduated Maritime Student in Nigeria

Chukwu Michael, a 25 years old indigene of Abia state and student of Merchant Navy Maritime Academy, Sagamu, Ogun state has emerged the Overall Best Graduated Maritime Student in Nigeria for the 2022 set. Michael was declared winner of the Overall Best Graduated Maritime Student in Nigeria for the 2022 set at the just concluded…

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Bewaji Visits Heads Of Security Agencies Within Ondo, Ekiti Customs Command

By Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos In line with the Policy thrust of Consolidation and collaboration of the Comptroller General of Customs,   the Customs Area Controller Ondo/Ekiti Command,  Comptroller Oluyemi Bewaji paid courtesy visit to heads of  security agencies in Ondo and Ekiti states. PLATFORM REPORTERS gathered that the visit began with Nigeria Security & Civil Defence,…

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Customs Board Confirms Appointment Of 5 DCGs, 8 ACGs

By Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos The Nigeria Customs Service Board (NCSB) has confirmed the appointment of five (5) Deputy Comptrollers-General (DCGs) and eight (8) Assistant Comptrollers-General (ACGs) of Customs during its 59th regular meeting.  Platform Reporters gathered that the confirmation meeting chaired by the Honorable Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Mr. Wale…

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CGC Tours Huawei HQ, Lantan Port To Boost Customs Modernization Efforts

By Sylvanus OBASI, Lagos The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, recently led led his team to the Headquarters of Huawei, a famous information and communications technology company in Shenzhen, China, where he discussed opportunities embedded in  Nigeria Customs Service Trade Modernisation Project. His visit to Huawei Headquarters was part of his official…

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