Assessing NIMASA’s Operations In The Last Half Decade

The name Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is a household name in Nigeria unlike several other government agencies because it is a critical agency of government which regulates the maritime sector. However, it is pertinent to point out that this became the case only recently as the agency’s management in the last five years More...

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By RNSnews On Saturday, July 11th, 2015
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Scientists have discovered that living near trees is good for your health

People relax in the shadow of the trees flanking an alley at the ‘Parc Royal’ in Brussels. (STEPHANIE LECO/European Pressphoto Agency) In a new paper published Thursday, a team of researchers present a compelling More...

By RNSnews On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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In three years, NNPC generated N8.1 trn, gave Nigeria N4.3 trn, pocketed the balance

NIGERIA – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, generated about N8.1trillion between 2012 and May 2015, but paid only N4.3trillion to the federation account, Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, More...

By RNSnews On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Energy Secretary orders Big Six to cut bills

Amber Rudd has written to the leading energy companies urging them to ease the pressure on families The big six energy companies; E.on, EDF, Npower, SSF, British Gas and Scottish Power   Britain’s biggest energy More...

By RNSnews On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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Low oil prices have cost tens of thousands of American jobs

As this Reuters graphic shows, planned layoffs in the energy sector have grown precipitously this calendar year, reflecting badly bruised oil prices. According to the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas, More...

By RNSnews On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Coalition may soften on renewable energy as Labor to consider 33,000 GWh target

Bill Shorten says Labor will ‘have a look at’ RET of 33,000 GWh and Coalition refuses to rule out moving up from offer of 32,000 GWh Bill Shorten on the RET: ‘We’ll have a look at it if they say 33,000, More...

By RNSnews On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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US drought takes its toll on clean energy production

As Lake Mead shrinks, the Hoover Dam has been trying to avoid ‘dead pool’ status – the point at which hydropower can no longer be generated. Drought-related reductions in water levels have led engineers to More...