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NPA explains reasons for low cargo throughput in Eastern ports

The Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday identified lack of infrastructure as one of the factors responsible for low cargo throughput in the Eastern ports.
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Apapa Wharf road ready in September – NPA chief

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman, has said that the 2km Apapa Wharf Road being reconstructed would be completed and opened to motorists by the end of next month.
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Olu of Warri seeks stakeholders’ support for NPA

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikewoli, on Thursday appealed to stakeholders in Delta Ports to support the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to achieve its regional transformational mandate.

NPA: Some Nigerian agencies violating presidential directive

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is seeking the intervention of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over non-compliance by some government agencies with the Presidential Order on the Ease of Doing Business at Ports.

Governor Abubakar renames College of Education in Kangere

Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has approved the renaming of College of Education Kangere to Adamu Tafawa Balewa College Of Ed‎ucation, Kangere.

NPA advocates deployment of flat bottom vessels

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has suggested the deployment of Flat Bottom Vessels (FBVs) in channels with low draught at the nation’s seaports.

NPA, stakeholders decry incessant attacks by pirates

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and stakeholders in the maritime industry have decried the incessant attacks on vessels by pirates on the country’s waterways.

House of Reps accuses INTELS of shortchanging Nigerians

The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating the termination of contract between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Integrated Logistics Services (INTELS) Limited on Wednesday accused INTELS of shortchanging Nigerians.

Nigerian Ports Authority to sanction defaulters of concession dues – Hadiza Usman

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman, said the management would ensure that all outstanding payments and dues meant for the organisation were remitted by concessionaires and other stakeholders as quickly as possible.

Nigerian Ports Authority gives Intels two weeks to pay outstanding debt

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has ordered Intels Nigeria Limited (Intels) to pay an outstanding $48 million debt into the Treasury Single Account (TSA) of the agency within two weeks.

Nigerian Ports Authority gives Intels two-week ultimatum to remit $48 million debt

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has given Intels Nigeria limited (Intels) a two-week ultimatum to remit an outstanding $48 million that ought to have been paid into the maritime agency’s treasury single account (TSA) in 2017.

NPA inaugurates committee to investigate fire incidents at Tin Can Port

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, has inaugurated an investigative committee to look into the causes of the recent fire incidents at the Tin Can Port, Lagos.

Manager pledges to end congestion on roads to Tin-Can Port

The new manager, Tin-Can Island Port, Lagos, Mr Emmanuel Akporherhe, has pledged to work with stakeholders there to end the perennial traffic congestion along access roads to the port.

Africa’s first female harbour crane operators unveiled

The Tin-Can Island Container Terminal (TICT) has trained the first set of female harbour cranes and Rubber Tyre Gantry (RTG) operators in Africa.

Importers, exporters decide port to use – NPA chief Hadiza Usman

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, says the Authority does not have constitutional or moral right to direct an importer/exporter on the port to use.

TSA: $21.3 million trapped in Heritage Bank – NPA’s Hadiza Usman

Up to $21.3m of Federal Government’s funds held for the Nigerian Port Authority by Heritage Bank has been trapped in its vault since 2016, the NPA told the House of Representatives in Abuja on Wednesday.

Reconstruction of Apapa-Oworonshoki road begins next week – Aliko Dangote

The reconstruction of the 35 kilometres Apapa – Oworonshoki expressway in Lagos will begin next week, chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has said.

Apapa gridlock: Federal govt losing N10 billion daily – Dangote

The Federal Government loses over N10 billion a day to the Apapa Wharf, Lagos State gridlock, according to the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote.

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2019: Group warns against further delay in INEC funding

The Movement for Transparent Elections (MTE), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) has warned that further delay in release of the budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) portends great danger to Nigeria’s democracy.