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NPA counters UKHO claims over SAA status

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has dismissed a committee report revealing that the Nigerian Navy in partnership with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) published the Secured Anchorage Area (SAA) in its admiralty chart No.1381 of Lagos Ports, which shows that the anchorage operated by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is ill-equipped.
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National Assembly to grill finance minister, central bank chief, others, over N72 billion, $73...

The National Assembly has said it is set to invite Federal Government officials and 17 local and international oil companies over the alleged indebtedness to the Niger Delta Development Commission to the tune of N72bn and $73m.

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.

Okoi Obono-Obla: VP Osinbajo persecuting me for being loyal to President Buhari

Okoi Obono-Obla, former chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), says he is being persecuted by the office of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Apapa port: Reps member calls for NPA’s relocation over gridlock

The lawmaker representing Yagba-East/Yagba-West/Mopamuro Federal Constituency of Kogi State, Mr Leke Abejide, has called for the relocation of the Nigerian Ports Authority from the First Gate of the Apapa Port as part of the measures to reduce the gridlock in the area.

Presidential team not involved in Ijora-Apapa mayhem – official

The Presidential Task Team on Apapa Gridlock on Monday said that it was not involved in the mayhem that erupted on Thursday in the Ijora-Apapa area of Lagos State.

Hoodlums set two NPA vehicles ablaze in Lagos

There was pandemonium in Lagos on Thursday afternoon when the Lilypond terminal of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) truck park, in Ijora area of Lagos came under siege as suspected hoodlums went on rampage and set ablaze two vehicles belonging to the authority.

Regulators, ICPC, others to tackle port infractions

In a concerted effort aimed at addressing various infractions at seaports across the country, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has pledged to deepen their collaboration, especially in awareness creation.

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.
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.

Stakeholders bemoan poor access roads at ports

In a stakeholders forum held at Nigerian Ports Authority, Lagos Port Complex Apapa on Sunday, key players in the in the sector jointly sent an appeal letter to the Managing Director of Nigerian ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, to urgently provide lasting solution to the long existing challenge of access roads to the ports.
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)

21 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other products

A total of 21 ships carrying various products are at Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said in its daily publication on Thursday in Lagos.
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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.

NPA kick-starts sporting games next week

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved the hosting of 2019 edition of Nigerian Ports Sports Association (NIPOSA) games.
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NPA partners ministry, agencies to end port gridlock

The Nigerian Ports Authority has said that it would partner the Ministry of Works and Housing and other relevant agencies to rehabilitate port access roads to stop gridlocks around the seaports.

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.

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.

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