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CoDE, NPA seal deal on capacity building, manpower development


Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has reaffirmed Management’s determination and commitment in assiduously collaborating with relevant agencies from all sectors of economy in order to harness effectively the desirables aimed at impacting most importantly on the nation’s economy particularly concerning socio-economic growth. This she said would “enable us take our place of pride in the ...

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Finally, Fashola opens up on Lagos port access roads, says work beginning soon

Babatunde Fashola

Indication has emerged that the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) which recently agreed to fix failed portions of Apapa port access roads may not bear the cost after all as the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that the rehabilitation of access roads at Apapa Port in Lagos State was a priority project of the Federal Government. ...

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World Bank Group pays NPA working visit, confers with Hadiza Bala Usman


The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (2nd left); Practice Manager, World Bank, Benedict Eijbergen (left); Senior Transport Spec., World Bank, Olatunji Ahmed (2nd right) and the Technical Assistant to the MD, Dr. Abubakar Dantsoho (right), When the World Bank Group came on a working visit to the organization at the NPA corporate headquarters in ...

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NPA plans legal redress over wharf landing fee charged by LASG on containers


The managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has given an indication that the federal agency will approach a federal high court to seek the end of the collection of wharf landing fee Tax by the State government. It would be recalled that during the middle part of the former Governor Babatunde Fashola administration, he sent the ...

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ICRC, more groups commend reformist drive of Hadiza Usman at NPA on PPP


Once again, the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), lead by Hadiza Bala Usman has been commended for the success it had recorded in the areas of Public Private Partnerships (PPP). Top executives of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) domiciled at the Presidency who visited the NPA Management at Marina, Lagos Leader of the delegation, and Director Civil ...

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NPA, NSC in joint frantic efforts to halt truckers, agents’ strike as ports activities ground

NPA Strike

The height of paralysis at the nation’s major seaports on Monday has forced the leadership of both the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) lead by Hadiza Bala Usman and the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello to run from pillar to post in effort to persuade striking clearing agents and truckers to call off the industrial action. Business ...

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NPA moves to collaborate with Japan on seaports operational efficiency

NPA Safety

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has given an indication of an emerging partnership with the government and seaport operators of Japan in the areas of technical and manpower support in growing operational efficiency at the nation’s Seaports. Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman who was represented by Professor Idris Abubakar, the Executive Director Engineering and Technical Services at ...

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Now, Lagos-Kano Standard Gauge rail line to link Lagos Ports for easy access—Amaechi

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The Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Ameachi has revealed that the emerging second segment of the Lagos – Kano Standard Gauge Rail System has been redesigned to connect the Lagos Port Complex directly. Explaining issues at the one-day National Conference on fast-tracking Ports Reforms at Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday, Ameachi noted that “efforts were on going by ...

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NPA unveils 4 new Tug Boats to drive maritime safety, security in Lagos

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The administration of Hadiza Bala Usman at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Wednesday launched four (4) new tug boats as part of new drive to reposition the Ports for greater operational efficiency in safety and security. The tug boats named Mt. Daura, Mt. Ubima, Mt. Uromi and Mt. Majiya were each launched by the Managing Director of the NPA, Hadiza ...

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Use your discretion on payment in dollars by terminal operators, Expert tells NPA MD

NPA boss

Leading Maritime industry consultant and analyst, Mr. Lucky Eyis Amiwero has called on the managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman to use her discretion to effect business driving reforms in the area of payment of certain port charges in dollars by port operators. Business Hilights recalls that several port and terminal operators had been crying against ...

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