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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

NPA suspends export receipts at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday announced the suspension of export receipts at Lagos ports for two weeks.
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

NDLEA rues over shipment of illegal cargoes through Nigeria’s seaports

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has said some ships and their crew bring in illegal consignments from the port of origin into the country.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) demonstrated its prowess last weekend with the successful assemblage of a large Caverton helicopter imported from Sikosky Company, USA.

NPA: How we facilitated process for Caverton to import, assemble large helicopter

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) demonstrated its prowess last weekend with the successful assemblage of a large Caverton helicopter imported from Sikosky Company, USA.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as the director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

NIMASA underscores strategic importance of Badagry deep seaport

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, says the Badagry Deep Seaport project in Lagos State is a strategy to the development of Nigeria as a global maritime hub.

Panic grips port workers as terminal operator sacks five senior managers

Seaport terminal operators at the nation’s ports seem to be feeling the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses following the sack of five managers by one of the terminal operators, Josepdam Ports Services (JPS), operator of Terminal A of the Tin-Can Island Port in Lagos.
The Sifax Group, owners of Port and Cargo Terminal, Tin Can Island Port, Lagos, on Saturday said that some of its staff had been isolated and the terminal fumigated following a COVID-19 case.

Sifax reacts to coronavirus case at Tin Can Island port

The Sifax Group, owners of Port and Cargo Terminal, Tin Can Island Port, Lagos, on Saturday said that some of its staff had been isolated and the terminal fumigated following a COVID-19 case.
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.
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.

Why Nigeria continues to suffer loss to Apapa gridlock

Over these years, the gridlock has taken a huge toll on businesses along the two nation’s seaports, even as economists and concerned stakeholders lamented that the N18 trillion lost as a result of the unending traffic jam within the zone..

Customs seizes expired N2.7 billion rice

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Tin Can Island Command has seized 54 containers laden with various contrabands, including expired rice and banned drugs.
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.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court fixes date for ex-basketball star’s N51 million extortion suit against Customs

A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed October 7 to hear a N51,818,664 suit by a former member of Nigeria’s junior national basketball team, David Odeh, against the Nigerian Customs for alleged extortion.

Delta assemblyman calls for revival of Sapele, other ports

A member of the House of Representatives, Chief Efe Afe, has called on the federal government to revive the Sapele Port as well as other ports across Nigeria.

How Customs contribute to port congestion – task force

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has been accused of contributing to the current congestions being experienced in the ports as empty containers that ought to have been inspected by the men and officers of the agency are abandoned for days on barges at the terminals’ waterfronts.

WACT commissions $10 million mega cranes at Onne port

Following increased vessel traffic experienced at eastern ports due to the recent diversion of cargoes due to the Apapa gridlock in Lagos port, the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), has launched two new Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHCs) worth $10million (N3.6billion) for discharge of cargoes at the terminal.
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)

16 ships loaded with petrol, commodities arrive Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) announced on Thursday that sixteen ships conveying petrol and other commodities have arrived at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA redeploys port managers

The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved the immediate redeployment of some Port Managers along with the appointment of a new Technical Assistant, Administration, to the Managing Director.
Hadiza Bala Usman

Hadiza Bala-Usman: How we have transformed Nigerian Ports

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, says the nation’s ports are now attractive and calls on the investors to improve on their patronage.
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

NPA: 17 ships with petrol, others expected

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says in its daily publications ‘Shipping Position’ that it is expecting 17 ships bringing petroleum products, food and other goods from March 17 to March 29, at Apapa/Tin Can Island Ports.
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

29 ships with petrol, other products arrive Lagos ports

Twenty nine ships carrying various products are waiting to berth at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday in Lagos.
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36 ships conveying petrol, other goods expected at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is expecting 36 ships to bring petroleum products, food items and other goods to Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos, from Dec. 6 to Dec. 29.
PRESIDENT BUHARI PRESIDES OVER FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING. NOVEMBER 7 2018 2

FEC approves N12.6 billion fire trucks, data center, others for interior ministry

The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, approved three memos, including the procurement of five fire fighting trucks for the Nigeria Fire Service, as well as construction of a data center for the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, two parastatals under the Ministry of Interior.

Festus Emeka: How I used cloned documents to clear 1,570 pump action rifles

Police in Lagos recently arrested a customs clearing and forwarding agent, Uhme Festus Emeka, who had been on the wanted list for allegedly attempting to clear about 1,570 pump action rifles in 2017.

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N60 billion mint: Niger Delta youths caution Edo governor to stop causing unnecessary tension

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Governor Obaseki: Federal government should end ‘monetary rascality’

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Bayelsa lawmaker dumps APC for PDP

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CBN begins registration of more financial institutions on credit management platform

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HURIWA advises President Buhari to purge the federal government of terrorist sympathizers

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Official: Plot to attack key locations in Abia uncovered

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