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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.

Ministers Amaechi, Saraki interact with maritime stakeholders

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said that the Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki would personally be in charge of all maritime agencies.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

President Buhari not against workers – minister

The Federal Government has reassured Nigerian workers that President Muhammadu Buhari is still committed to improving their welfare.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday said it had impounded over 130 vessels, some of which were laden with stolen crude and petroleum products.

Nigerian Navy impounds 130 vessels with stolen crude

The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday said it had impounded over 130 vessels, some of which were laden with stolen crude and petroleum products.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - 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 not owing pensioners – management

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has described as misleading and diversionary the news that it refused to pay outstanding benefits to workers disengaged in May 2008.

NPA generates over $45.2 million from Delta ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Delta Ports, says it generated over $45.2 million within January and June 2019, a significant increase attributed to the improved security in the area.

Nigerian Navy dismisses personnel indicted in extortion

The Nigerian Navy, last week, dismissed the unspecified number of personnel, following the recommendation of a special panel constituted to investigate allegations of extortion brought against them.

15 ships at Lagos ports with petroleum products

Fifteen ships conveying petroleum products and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.

Presidency: Why Obla was fired

Controversial Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, was fired by the Presidency over multiple factors, chief among them questions over his certificates and illegal actions taken by him, which seriously embarrassed the Federal Government, a top source said last night.
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)

20 ships with various products expected at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 20 ships to bring food and other goods from Aug. 14 to Aug. 30 at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.

Federal government orders oil companies’ to clear debt owed stevedoring firms

The Federal Government has ordered the International Oil Companies (IOC) to clear all outstanding debt being owed stevedoring firms in the nation’s maritime sector.

Dakuku Peterside commends Senate on ministerial screening

Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Thursday commended the Senate for successfully screening former Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi.

Ministerial list: Rotimi Amaechi rewarded for hard work – Dakuku Peterside

Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Thursday commended the Senate for successfully screening former Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi.

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.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA appoints new general managers, assistants

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has appointed new general managers and assistant general managers into various roles.

Nigerian ports authority bequests archive to immigration service

In furtherance to its strategic Corporate Social Responsibility programmes the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has bequeathed a newly built infrastructure to archive vital documents to the Nigerian immigration service.

Lagos chamber condemns deployment of customs strike force to ports

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has condemned the deployment of Customs Strike Force to the nation ports, saying it will be harmful to investment and hinder cargo clearing process.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected to visit Apapa today.

Gridlock: Reps member tasks federal government on revival of railway, waterways transportation in Apapa

A member of the House of Representatives, Mufutau Egberongbe, has commended the federal government’s task force for the cleaning of Apapa area of Lagos.

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