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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: Port worker diagnosed with coronavirus not our staff

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has refuted claims that a senior member of its workforce has been diagnosed with COVID-19 infection.
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 orders terminal operators to suspend charges

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has directed all terminal operators to suspend the collection of all applicable terminal storage fees cum demurrage through the period of the extension of the 14 days stay-at-home order issued by the Federal Government.

Maritime Task Team appeals to NPA to clarify 21 days waiver on demurrage

The Chairman, Maritime Task Team, Mr Samuel Nwakohu, on Thursday appealed to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to clarify its directive on 21 days waiver on demurrage.

Confusion at seaports over NPA’s 21-days port charges waiver

There is widespread confusion at the nation’s seaports over the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) directive to terminal operators and shipping companies to suspend collection of demurrage and storage charges for 21-days in order to .it the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on port operations.

NCMDLCA: Maritime community must develop action plan

AS the Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic continues to spread across the country, customs agents have called for the development of an action plan by stakeholders in the maritime sector of the nation’s economy.
According to Jatto Adams, General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, the clarifications sought by NPA was to get full details of the incident for record purposes.

NPA: We did not contradict NCDC over coronavirus cases

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said that it did not contradict the statement by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, that six cases of covid-19 were found on a vessel but only sought clarifications.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi closes all entry points, ban motorcycle operation

Gov. Yahaya Bello, has ordered the closure of all land and water entry points into Kogi State as part of efforts to curb the spread of corona virus in the state.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs chief says non-compliance challenge to Nigeria’s trade

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.

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.

Senate committee gives final ultimatum on ending Apapa gridlock

Towards finding lasting solution to gridlock in Apapa, the Senate Committee on Works on Friday advocated co-operation of various government agencies to make port operations easier.
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NPA chief Hadiza Bala-Usman engages terminal operators over ports congestion

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has called on terminal operators, shipping companies, port managers and allied stakeholders to do all they could to mitigate the effects of the present congestion at the nation’s seaports.
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Hadiza Bala-Usman urges terminal operators, others to eradicate port congestion

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hajia Hadiza Bala-Usman, has called on terminal operators, shipping companies and allied stakeholders to eradicate the present congestion at the nation’s seaports.
People ride on a boat past A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S branded shipping containers stacked at the Ladol free trade zone port in Lagos, Nigeria, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Ladol, a logistics hub for the offshore oil industry in Lagos, Nigeria, is mulling a stock-market listing and corporate bonds to expand its facilities and get more business from major production companies. Photographer: George Osodi/Bloomberg

Bribes, beatings and gridlock at ports choke Nigeria economy

The lines of aging blue, red and yellow trucks begin almost 6 miles (10 kilometers) from the gates of Nigeria’s main port of Apapa.

Central bank appoints three pre-shipment agencies for non-oil export

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has appointed three Pre-Shipment Inspection Agencies (PIAs) for the non-oil export with a view to further enhancing the nation’s export trade.

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