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NPA, BPP to explain how lowest bidder suddenly emerged winners in Warri Port contract

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Less than one week after the managing director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman stormed the Federal Executive Council (FEC) and secured approval for the dredging of Warri Port channel and upgrade of navigational aids, highest bidder in the contract who suddenly lost the bid to the lowest bidder has petitioned the National Assembly over what it described ...

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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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Shippers Council loses Appeal to control NPA in landmark judgment


After years of legal tussle on the soul of the powers to regulate the ports, the Court of Appeal seating in Lagos has delivered judgment, affirming the powers of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) to control the ports and not the Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC). By the pronouncement, the matter is now rested pending a possible approach to the Supreme ...

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Usman, NPA boss sues publisher over defamation of character, seeks N1bn damages

As individuals, we are complicit if we sit, watch and allow any form of degeneracy that rewards blackmailers, extortionists, character assassins, fake news entrepreneurs and other various turpitudes of the modern society to gain unchecked foothold over our lives and derail our democracy. On 22nd March, 2017 an online media platform tripcentralnigeria.com published a false malicious defamatory publication against my ...

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