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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

Nigerian seaports to commence 24-hour operation

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.
The Sifax Group, owners of Port and Cargo Terminal, Tin Can Island Port, Lagos, on Saturday said that some of its staff had been isolated and the terminal fumigated following a COVID-19 case.

Terminal operators back federal government anti-coronavirus campaign with N700 million

Port concessionaires under the aegis of the Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) have collectively donated the sum of N700million to the Federal Government to support the country’s effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Nigerian Ports Authority orders workers to stay at home

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has directed workers in some of its departments and divisions to stay at home for 14 days as part of measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.
Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, dethroned Emir of Kano played host to Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna; Tunde Bakare, senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, and Hadiza Bala Usman, director of Nigerian Port Authority. 5

Pastor Bakare, Governor el-Rufai, Hadiza Usman meet Malam Sanusi in Lagos — in pictures

Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, dethroned Emir of Kano played host to Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna; Tunde Bakare, senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, and Hadiza Bala Usman, director of Nigerian Port Authority.
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Coronavirus: NPA says necessary protocols in place at ports

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday said it had put in place necessary protocols at the ports as safeguard against the dreaded Coronavirus disease.
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NPA empowers Enugu women, youths with vocational skills equipment

The Nigeria Ports Authority, NPA, has empowered over 100 women and youths of Umuaram-Ikem, Isi-Uzo local government area of Enugu state with vocational skills training and empowerment items to create employment and wealth generation.
Centre For Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL)

CACOL: Why allegation of corruption at NPA must be investigated

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called on anti-corruption agencies to carry out investigation of corrupt practices of inflated airfare rates for members of staff of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

Mike Adenuga emerges Nigeria’s entrepreneur of decade

Africa’s leading businessman and Chairman of Globacom Limited, Dr Mike Adenuga Jr., has been voted Entrepreneur of the Decade. He won the award at the Silver Jubilee Anniversary of ThisDay Newspapers held at Eko Hotel in Lagos on Monday night.
Ogun State Deputy Governor Noimot Salako-Oyedele has urged engineers to always strive to achieve excellence.

Ogun government to resuscitate Olokola project

Deputy Governor Noimot Salako-Oyedele led a delegation to visit the office of the Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, on the Marina, Lagos.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Nigeria undergoing reforms for AfCFTA

Intra-Africa trade has been historically low due to numerous trading rules and tariffs of many countries, leading to untapped potential in the region.

NPA boss petitions Police, DSS on safety over attack at National Assembly

Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has called for the investigation and prosecution of perpetrators of the harassment and humiliation to which she was subjected to by people believed to be hirelings of Chairman of Ocean Maritime Solutions Limited (OMSL), Captain Idahosa Okunbo on the premises of the National Assembly on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

NPA boss pledges effective service delivery in ports

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, has given an assurance of the agency’s determination to ensure effective service delivery in all Nigerian ports.

OMSL faults NPA on threat to national security jab

Ocean Marine Solution Limited (OMSL) has faulted the claim by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) that the Secure Anchorage Area (SSA) manned by it, in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy, constituted a threat to national security.
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NPA: Why we decommissioned BUA terminal at Rivers port

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has stated that the terminal B in Rivers port operated by BUA Ports and Terminals Limited was decommissioned because the terminal operator reneged on the concession agreement signed between it and the Federal Government.

Police warns NPA pensioners against demonstration

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Port Police Command, has intervened to restrain a group of the agency’s retirees against embarking on a demonstration without a permit.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA: Nigerian ports filled up, running out of space

The Managing Director/CEO of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has warned that Nigeria’s ports are currently running out of space due to increasing numbers of overtime cargoes in the various port terminals.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.

Governors, stakeholders honour Rotimi Amaechi for contributing to economy

The contributions of the former Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi to the nation’s economy were relived in Lagos at the weekend, by some political elites and stakeholders in the maritime/transportation industry.

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