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NPA boss, Hadiza bags Daar awards, seeks more vocational training for youths

NPA Daar

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), HadizaBala Usman, has advocated for the provision of adequate vocational training for the youths of Nigeria by all tiers of government in order to equip them with skills needed for gainful employment. Usman who bagged an Award for outstanding Leadership in Public Sector Transparency and Open budget System also made case for ...

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Delays in clearing cargoes at ports rising despite PEBEC’s intervention—NACIMMA

NACCIMMA meeting

The President of National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACIMMA), Mrs. Alaba Lawson, has decried the endless rise in costs of doing business at Nigerian ports despite the activities of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC). She said even though the action plan of PEBEC aimed at creating enabling environment and easy movement of goods ...

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Revive your capabilities to be relevant in politics, business, NPA tells women

NPA Hadiza BU

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has called on Nigerian women to develop their capacities and get involved in active politics to contribute meaningfully to nation building. She made the call while delivering a paper titled: Equity and Inclusiveness, Panacea to National Development at the 2018 Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WINBIZ) Master ...

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Capacity building key to improved administrative efficiency for lawyers at NPA—MD


The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated the decision of Management towards the retraining of its Legal Officers and the reinvigoration of the Organization’s Legal Unit for improved Administrative efficiency and optimal output. This she emphasized would only materialize in the area of capacity building through effective interface with Maritime Lawyers whilst assuring ...

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NPA begins survey for dredging of Calabar Port, mute on Warri

NPA Calabar forum

Barely one week after the Olu of Warri, HM Ogiame Ikenwoli, paid a courtesy visit to President Muhammadu Buhari and demanded for immediate dredging of both Warri and Koko port channels, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has commenced arrangements to facilitate the dredging of Calabar Port, in Cross River State. Though efforts to confirm whether Warri Port is in the ...

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NPA commissions Signal Station to aid ship traffic at Calabar Port

NPA Calabar Port

In continuation of her reforms and infrastructure development across the six Nigerian ports, the managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman recently commissioned new Port Signal Station at the Calabar Port. The infrastructure will among other things, aid efficient service delivery especially in the area ship traffic management at the port.

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NPA hails PMWCA for multilateral synergy in West, Central African shipping


Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has commended the Port Management Association of West and Central Africa (PMWCA) for continually overseeing the progress of shipping synergy amongst ports in West and Central Africa. She also commended the group for being a vehicle for the actualization of the dreams of the African Union (AU) as well as ...

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Barges to evacuate cargoes to reduce the pressure on the Port Access Road—NPA

NPA Buhari

The managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has once again stated that moves are on to encourage the movement and evacuation of cargoes from the nation’s Seaports to the hinterland across the country using barges. The new idea is part of efforts to serve as a solution to the perennial gridlock being experienced within the ...

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NPA plays host to Lekki Port Enterprise management team, assures support

NPA Lekki

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (3trd from left)), the Chief Executive Officer, Lekki Port (LFTZ) Enterprise, Navin Nahata (4th from left), NPA Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Dr. Sokonte Davies (2nd from right), the Executive Director, Engineering and Technical Services, Professor Idris Abubakar (extreme right) and the other officials of the Lekki Port ...

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For clarity sake, NPA again, lists 8 agencies allowed to operate at ports


In view of rising confusion and the official need to clarify the position of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) which had directed the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), to ensure strict compliance to the 26th October, 2011 presidential directive on agencies permitted to operate in the port locations, the Authority has again, listed the permitted agencies. In a statement ...

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