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Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has announced the Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency, Dr Hadiza Abubakar-Balarabe, as his running mate for the 2019 elections.

Nasir el-Rufai appoints running mate as senior adviser-counsellor

Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has appointed Dr Hadiza Balarabe, his running mate for the 2019 governorship election, as his new senior adviser-counsellor.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA reiterates commitment to attain ISO 9001,OHSAS 18001 certificate

The Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated the commitment of the Authority to achieving the ISO 9001 & OHSAS 18001 certification and compliant especially in its Harbours Services, with a view to accelerating efficiency in the system.
Hadiza Bala Usman

Hadiza Bala-Usman exonerates NPA from lapses in cargo clearance

The Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman has said the NPA should not be solely blamed for lapses in cargo clearance in the nation’s seaports, stressing that it takes more than the agency to see cargo out of the ports.

Hassan Bello: Port concession review bound to fail without NSC involvement

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has warned the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) that port concession review is bound to fail without its involvement.
Adams Oshiomhole

APC inaugurates national convention committee

The governing All Progressives Congress (APC), has inaugurated a 21-member National Convention Committee (NCC).
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi heads APC national convention committee

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, to head the committee to organise the special convention that will ratify outcome of the presidential primary of the party.

US university honours Ooni of Ife, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Ajayi Boroffice, others

University of Entrepreneurship and Technology (UET), Delaware, United States of America, will confer honourary doctoral degree in Urban Planning and Rural Development on the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, and other eminent Nigerians.

NPA, Guangzhou Port sign MoU on port operations

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Guangzhou Port Authority (GPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve efficiency of port operations in Nigeria.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari approves rail infrastructure for seaports

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed all nation’s seaports to be connected by rail for improved evacuation of cargoes to the hinterland.
Muhammadu Buhari

Federal government approves rail infrastructure for Nigeria’s ports to boost economic activities

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday gave a directive for the provision of rail infrastructure at all the ports in the country to boost socio-economic activities nationwide.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari urges African countries to improve ports infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised African countries to improve on ports infrastructure and utilise all natural maritime endowments to facilitate trade.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: Ahmadu Bello University to get N800 million ecological project

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SFG), said on Friday that the government had earmarked N800 million for the execution of ecological projects in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA: We are committed towards making Calabar port vibrant

Hadiza Bala Usman, the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, says the executive management of the organisation is committed to making the Calabar Port vibrant.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Lagos government to construct another trailer park to tackle Apapa gridlock

Lagos State Government has acquired a large land at Ojo for construction of a trailer park to tackle gridlock in Apapa and other areas caused by indiscriminate parking of articulated vehicles.
Hadiza Bala Usman

Apapa gridlock: Federal government should declare emergency – NPA chief

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has urged the federal government to declare an emergency on the situation of roads in the Apapa Area of Lagos.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo - NOVO ISIORO

Vice President Osinbajo: Federal government will begin reconstruction of Apapa-Oshodi road in two weeks

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said reconstruction of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway would commence within the next two weeks as part of the Federal Government’s resolve to finding lasting solution to the chaos in the Apapa axis.

NPA lifts suspension on Maersk, Cosco

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has lifted the suspension placed on four shipping companies including Maersk Line and Cosco Shipping.
Ladi Lawanson - Hon Commissioner for Transport Lagos State

Apapa gridlock: Lagos suspends approval for development of tank farms

The Lagos State Government, on Monday, announced the suspension of approval for development of tank farms in Apapa as part of its renewed effort to restore sanity completely as well as fashion out immediate and long term solution along the Oshodi-Apapa corridor and prevent a repeat of the chaos caused by containerised trucks and tankers parked on the road.

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NCC seeks minors’ protection online

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has rolled out fresh measures to protect minors and under-aged on the Internet. To that end, an Internet industry code of practice has been drafted to guide Internet Service Providers on the protection of rights of Internet users in the country.
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ASUU: We’re ready to negotiate with federal government

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AFCON: Itumeleng Khune pleads for massive support for Bafana Bafana

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Samuel Chukwueze hopes to get a chance against South Africa

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Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

We’ll sack workers if N30,000 minimum wage must be paid – governors

Nigerian governors rose from their emergency meeting Wednesday night with a resolution that they cannot afford to pay workers a minimum wage of N30,000 unless the organised labour wants its members to be sacked.