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NPA sees navigational safety, security as key to its operations at ports

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The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has assured that it would collaborate with maritime stakeholders towards the sustenance of effective hydrographic charting of the navigable channels to deepen safety and security of operations at seaport. This is as the agency has informed operators in the sub-sector and international community that it would uphold the highest standards in all ...

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Revival of Ikorodu Terminal insight as Ogbeh, NPA seal deal on processing Agro Export

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Indications are underway that as part of the Presidential order on Ease of Doing business and usefulness of Seaports for agro-export, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) is in serious talks with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to use moribund Ikorodu Terminal for processing agricultural products for export. It would be recalled that the Minister, Chief Audu ...

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NPA boss opens up gains of reforms, says over $86m Chinese investments attracted


Contrary to insinuations that her performance was not salutary to investment drive, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) under the leadership of Hadiza Bala Usman has revealed that within the couple of months in office, it has attracted investments worth over $86m from the China Harbour Engineering Company at the Lekki Deep Sea Port. The explanation was made to situate the ...

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NPA welcomes as great news, staff nomination for awards by IAPH Azerbaijan

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The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has considered the recent notification for nomination for international honours, one of her managers, and AGM/Head of the Occupational Health unit, Mrs. Ngozi Obikili by the prestigious International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) women forum. The award is coming with a scholarship at the forthcoming conference which comes ...

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NPA very careful in granting approvals for deep sea port—Usman

Hadiza Usman, NPA

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has made it clear that the agency is now taking its time in granting approvals for states wishing to invest in deep sea ports to limit the chances of becoming white elephant schemes after all. Giving the insights in Lagos during the second edition of a ‘Day with Nigerian ...

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NPA welcomes media reports on Committee of Maritime Professionals’ statement

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The attention of the management of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) has been drawn to a news report in the Saturday, June 3, 2017 edition of THISDAY with the headline “Stop Your Anti-Port Investors’ Campaign, CMP Counsels Usman” The report, which was based on a statement said to have been issued by the Committee of Maritime Professionals (CMP) alleged that ...

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Port concession agreement provides for periodic review, now long overdue— Haastrup

Haastrup STOAN

Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haastrup, has doused speculations of fears making the rounds in the maritime industry that terminal operators are under tension over planned review of concessions. In an interview, she said port terminal operators are ready for the exercise because they are proud of their investments and activities since the concession in ...

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NPA unveils RIMS to step up IGR, block leakages, raise port operations


As part of new drive to improve both revenue generation and Ports operations using real time modern methods and techniques, the leadership of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has launched Revenue and Invoice Management System (RIMS). Speaking, at the Go-live and launching of the platform in Lagos, the Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman said the platform is a fully convergence system ...

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Military hails NPA for ease in clearing imported 25 Armoured vehicles

NPA Army

The Minister of Defence, Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (Rtd.) has hailed the impacts of shipping reforms so far introduced by the leadership of the managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) under Hadiza Bala Usman. The Army Chief made the commendation while receiving 25 Mine Resistance Ambush Protected Armoured vehicles which were manufactured in 2016 in the United Arab Emirate (UAE) ...

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DFID executives pay courtesy visit to MD of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman


The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (Middle); British Deputy High Commissioner, Laure Beautis (left) and Alessandra Lustrati of the Department for Foreign International Development (DFID) and Private Sector Adviser, both of the British Embassy in Nigeria, when the Commissioner paid a courtesy call to the MD at the NPA corporate headquarters in Marina, Lagos.

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