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NPA begins collaboration with women business groups for national growth

NPA Women

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has begun strategic partnerships with women professional groups on manpower for national development. First move to the new deal was made when she received the visiting Executive Members of Women in Maritime Nigeria who visited Management of the Authority in Marina, Lagos. She used the visit to reiterate management ...

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NPA’s $21m for TSA still trapped at Heritage Bank—-Bala-Usman


Fresh indication has emerged from the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman that upon joint efforts made by the agency and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), since she was appointed about a year ago, Heritage Bank has remained recalcitrant in transferring its fund to Treasury Single Account (TSA). Giving more details on the issue recently, NPA ...

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NPA unveils emergency clinic inside Apapa Port complex

NPA Clinic

The managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has commissioned a 24 hour emergency clinic to cater for health concerns at Apapa Port Complex . Explaining why the clinic was set up, Usman said that the establishment of the clinic is in consonance with the organization’s CSR policy as well as a commitment to excellence on the ...

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NPA seeks more details from Senate Committee on claims of ‘missing’ 282 vessels

Hope Uzodimma

The last may not have been heard on the growing differences heating up between the Senator Hope Uzodinma lead Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, as the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in a terse statement faulted the claims of the Senate. NPA reaction raised fresh issues of authenticity of claims as it wants the Senate Committee to provide more ...

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Why Senate Committee differences with NPA may need political solution

Bukola Saraki

Trouble seemed to have started from Thursday last week, when the Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs, Senator Hope Uzodinma fired the first shot on the management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) when he invoked the powers of the Committee to issue an ultimatum to the Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman to produce within four days, statistics on 282 ...

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Use your comparative advantage to lead others in oil/gas, NPA tells Intels

Hadiza on Intels tour, onne

Though the issue is still pending in a competent court of law, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has advised the management of Intels Nigeria Limited, core investors at Onne FTZ, Rivers State to rather than seek absolute monopoly, rely on its strong competitive edge over other terminal operators in oil and gas logistics in the ...

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Only intermodal haulage can drive effective cargo removal from ports, end demurrage

NPA boss

The managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has opened up on the reality of effective discharge of cargoes and containers from Lagos ports. Explaining issue on the efficiency of port usage in Abuja recently, she said “the idea of removing every cargo out of the ports could not be effective without intermodal transport links”. She agreed ...

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NPA begins probe into Calabar tank farm explosion, condoles victims

Ayade CR

The management and board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commiserated with the Cross River State Government and families of people who lost their lives in the fire incident which occurred at the Linc Oil and Gas tank farm located at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (FTZ) facility on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Accordingly, the Authority has commenced an ...

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Partial closure of Wharf road derails EO on ease of doing business at ports

Acting president, Prof Yemi

The recent flag of Executive Order (EO) on ease of doing business at the ports by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is under threats since the beginning of this month following the partial closure of Wharf road for reconstruction, Business Hilights can authoritatively report. The managing director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman had shortly after the issuance of the Order ...

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NPA flags off single interface exams of cargoes to deepen EO 22

NPA Customs

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, weekend directed the immediate implementation of the single interface examination point for cargoes at all ports across the country. This is in conformity with Executive Order (EO) 22. This stemmed from a meeting of the Implementation Committee on the EOs recently issued by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi ...

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