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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: 22 ships discharging petrol, other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 22 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Nigerian government approves N283.26 billion, $18.12 million for Customs boats, scanners

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved two contracts totalling N283.255bn and a foreign component of $18.12m.

Port: Shippers Council, NAICOM collaborate on insurance cover, risk management

The Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) on Tuesday revealed collaboration with National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on how to reduce the cost of doing business through the introduction of insurance cover on Containers regime and risk management at the various Ports.
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that operations would continue at the ports in spite of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State to contain spread of COVID-19.

NPA: 18 ships arrive Lagos ports with petroleum products, other items

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 18 ships had arrived at the Lagos ports and one of them was already discharging petroleum products and food stuff.

NSIA posts N36 billion profit in 2019

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) recorded a profit of about N36.15 billion from its investments in the 2019 financial year but fears worse returns this year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its markets.

NPA: 11 vessels expected at Delta ports

The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) says 11 ships are expected to arrive Delta ports between Tuesday and July 15.
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Nigeria waives import duty on medical supplies

As part of efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate evacuation of all imported medical equipment from Nigerian ports.
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that operations would continue at the ports in spite of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State to contain spread of COVID-19.

NPA: Operations continue at the ports

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that operations would continue at the ports in spite of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State to contain spread of COVID-19.

Customs impound N20 million container load of pirated books

A container load of suspected pirated books, valued at over N20 million, belonging to different publishers, has been impounded in a joint operation by Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) and Nigerian Customs Service (NCS)
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 takes steps to end congestion at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has begun fresh moves to resolve the lingering gridlock at the Lagos Ports Complex.
THE National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has said that the presidential taskforce set up to clear the gridlock in Apapa cannot achieve the task, adding that they have failed.

AMARTO: Cabals, cartels now in control of port access roads

The President, Association of Maritime Truck Owners, Chief Remi Ogungbemi, has said that different cabals and cartels have been established to control and determine who can have access to the Lagos ports.
Nigeria’s Senate on Thursday passed the Finance Bill for the third time.

Piracy: Senate wants Navy funded to procure 150 vessels

The Senate on Wednesday called for proper funding of the Nigerian Navy to enable it procures over one hundred and fifty vessels needed to undertake their constitutional responsibilities of securing the country’s territorial waters.

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.

Marketers task federal government on Excravos channel dredging to ease gas supply

The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) has appealed to the Federal Government to dredge the Escravos Channel in order to ease the supply of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) to South-South zone.
The University of Dodoma, Tanzania's biggest public learning institution, on Thursday conferred an honorary doctorate degree to President John Magufuli in recognition of his outstanding leadership.

Tanzania’s John Magufuli gets honorary PhD for outstanding leadership

The University of Dodoma, Tanzania's biggest public learning institution, on Thursday conferred an honorary doctorate degree to President John Magufuli in recognition of his outstanding leadership.

Itsekiri youths laud federal government on new Port Harcourt, Warri ports

Itsekiri National Youths Council, the umbrella body for Itsekiri youths worldwide has commended the Federal Government for approving the construction of two new seaports in the South-South region of the country.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Tunde Fashola: N287 billion inadequate to complete Nigeria’s 540 roads

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has told the National Assembly that the over N287 billion total allocation for his Ministry is inadequate to attend to all the 540 projects across the country.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN: No insecurity in Eastern ports

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has faulted the claim in some quarters that there was a high level of insecurity at the Eastern ports.

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PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
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Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

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Zamfara schools to resume August 9

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NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.