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NPA seals operational safety promotion deal with FRSC

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The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has brokered Safety Standards for all aspects of operations at the nation’s Seaports deal with the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos. Giving the insights during her remarks at the opening ceremony of a Capacity Building Workshop on Minimum Safety Standards for trucks doing business in the Ports ...

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Insecurity on Nigerian waters, failed rail system key causes of Apapa gridlocks—-NPA

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The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has opened up on the reasons behind the singular use of roads to evacuate containers to and fro the Lagos ports. Speaking Thursday in Lagos during the 5th edition of the Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT) International Conference held at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos with the theme; ...

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Trucks’ gridlock may relocate to Ebute Meta as NRC begins lifting

There are palpable fears that in a bid to resolve the intractable Apapa gridlock caused by truckers lifting containers from seaports, the planned rail transit of containers to Ebute-Meta terminal may equally relocate traffic chaos to the formally sleepy axis of Lagos. The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), had on Monday, announced the introduction of a 24-hour daily freight train shuttle ...

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70 to 80 % of import cargoes falsely declared—-Customs CG

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Fresh reason has emerged on why clear single window connecting all federal agencies at the nation’s ports may not be realized. This is based on the body language of the Customs Comptroller General, Hameed Ali who has made it public that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) will not on the platter of achieving ease of doing business at the ports, ...

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NPA takes over Agura Hotels, appoints former image maker, Ajayi GM

Agura Hotels, Abuja

The leadership of the Hadiza Bala Usman as the managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Wednesday, recorded yet another feat at it finally takes over the ownership of Agura Hotels, Abuja. This is coming after judgment was given in favour of NPA against Fasel Services Limited, Omeire Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry Limited, Chief M.O. Kanu and Daniel Kanu. Business ...

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NPA assures collaboration with ICAN to grow capacity, industrial relations

Hadiza Usman, NPA

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has given further assurance that her administration will continue to deepen relations with critical development stakeholders including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Speaking during the Institute’s courtesy visit in her Office, Bala Usman said she would continue to stick to laid down regulations and adhere to ...

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NPA commits to harmonized operating procedure in maritime safety—Bala Usman

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The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has expressed the commitment of the agency to the strategic safety and security of operations and activities on the nation’s territorial waters. She made the pledge when the Federal Government team for the implementation of the Harmonized Standard Operating Procedure on the arrest, detention and prosecution of offenders ...

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NPA promotes managers to drive efficiency

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Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has stepped up reforms and restructuring in the federal agency to deepen service delivery in the maritime industry. Under her care, the management in a statement on Wednesday approved the elevation of some of its managers to the rank of Assistant General Manager (AGM), in line with its commitment ...

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Ongoing reforms at NPA designed to drive ease of doing business at ports—Usman

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The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has once more explained that ongoing strategic reforms at the ports operations are designed to deepen ease of doing business and drive efficiency in revenue generation. Speaking at the tenth anniversary of NIMPORT annual maritime conference on Wednesday in Lagos, Usman, represented by the Asst. General Manager, Commercial and ...

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Some banks in trouble as FG begins audit of TSA remittances by banks

Kemi Adeosun

Indication has emerged that even though the federal government recently sought and got out of court settlement in a suit it instituted against seven banks over their alleged infractions in their compliance to the Treasury Single Account (TSA), it has made a U-Turn to begin an independent audit to ascertain true compliance. TSA, a platform which was used by the ...

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