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Exercise regularly to remain fit for service delivery, NPA boss advises staff

NPA media parley

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has made a passionate appeal to all staff of the agency to take seriously issues of body exercise during their leisure as well as eat foods that will boost immunity and enhance healthy living. The advice was given to the staff Wednesday during the launch of the “2017 Work ...

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Usman assures NPA pensioners’ of early resolution of benefits—Binitie reveals

Hadiza Usman, NPA

Following a brief protest match carried out Wednesday by some pensioners of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over non-payment of their benefits at the NPA Headquarters in Marina, Lagos, the reformist Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman has assured the retirees of looking into their matter as soon as possible. The pensioners, mostly staff retired in 2006, carried placards with various inscription ...

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NPA deepening ports master plan for greater efficiency, service delivery—Usman

NPA Oxford

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has promised to work assiduously towards ensuring that the Nation’s Ports Master Plan is put into effective use and to serve as a reference point in all matters that concern greater operational efficiency in the industry. She added that the NPA would prioritize the utilization of Railway Networks ...

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Angry Senate invokes warrant of arrest to compel Customs CG to appear today

Ali Must go 2

Controlled anger and the ‘last trap in view’ can best be described as the strategy applied by the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday to arrive at sending another invitation relying on the warrant of arrest provisions of the law to the embattled Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) to appear today, Thursday. Trouble seems to have ...

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LCCI unveils 2017 Lagos International Trade Fair template


In order to beat the challenges of lateness and fire brigade approach, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has unveiled its agenda for this year’s international trade fair. This year’s deal is designed to focus on charting the path of recovery in terms of industrialisation and sustainable growth. In a statement, the 2017 trade fair template showed that ...

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Mandate NBC to warns consumers on Fanta, Sprite use with Vit.C, Court directs NAFDAC

fanta Sprite

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has said that the judgement delivered on February 15, 2017 in a suit involving Fijabi Adebo Holdings Limited & Dr. Emmanuel Fijabi Adebo v. Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) & National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), by the Lagos High Court directed NAFDAC to mandate NBC to include a warning ...

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AUN plans 10th career, graduate fair in Lagos next week


The American University of Nigeria (AUN) will towards the end of next week host its yearly career and graduate fair in Lagos.  This year’s fair is the tenth and the second to be held in Lagos, the nation’s economic and financial hub. A statement issued by the School and emailed to Business Hilights, said the career and graduate fair is ...

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Don’t blame China for fake products, blame greedy importers, SON collaborators—GMCIA

fake tyres and Chinese importers

Advocacy group, Goods Made in China Importers Association (GMCIA) has opened up on the intractable incidences of substandard products from China, saying few greedy and unpatriotic Nigerian importers should be blamed, alongside those manning our borders and checking standards at the ports. In a statement by the Secretary of the association, Charles Udogaranya, he said “this counsel has become necessary ...

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NLC, Ngige in war of words as pensioners seek 33% increment

Chris Ngige

Just as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has alleged that the Federal Government is frustrating takeoff of the new minimum wage, they are equally accusing the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige for being involved in the programmed delays. This is as the President of Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), Dr Abel Afolayan, has urged the Federal Government ...

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Adopt administrative census, Statistician tells FG

Census 2006

Leading statistician, and the 2nd Vice-President, Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA), Dr Olusanya Olubusoye, has called on the Federal Government to adopt administrative census, to run away from the rigours of the current decennial, to gauge the nation’s population for effective planning and development. In an interview Tuesday in Abuja, he said that decennial census was conducted every 10 years in ...

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