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‘NPA working to pay balance of $78m counterpart funding for Lekki Deep Seaport’

ICRC Izuwah

A top official of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) who pleaded anonymity has revealed that “Sooner than later, the Authority will pay the remaining balance of its counterpart funding for the ongoing Lekki Deep Seaport”. The official made it clear that “The payment of first installment $23m was to show early seriousness on the part of government,” saying “processes leading ...

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NPA sets up Committee on review of existing Concession agreement

NPA Hadiza BU

The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has set in motion; a committee to liaise with representatives of Terminal Operators in the review of existing Concession agreement in the ports. Addressing participants at a Quarterly Meeting between NPA Management and the Stakeholders in the Maritime Subsector in the Lagos area for the year at the Rock view Hotels, Apapa, the ...

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NPA flags of solid minerals export in Lagos, preaches intermodalism in transport

NPA Solid m

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman on Wednesday, flagged off the first export consignment of manganese, a solid mineral resource from the Ikorodu lighter Terminal at Apapa Port complex. In her keynote address, she noted that NPA management is keen in provisional intermodalism as part of efforts to further decongest the Apapa Port axis. ...

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NPA releases details on revenue generated in 2017, nets N299b

NPA MD

Contrary to earlier reports and speculations in a section of the media that the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is violating its set goal of transparency by not revealing its total earnings in 2017, the agency has made it public, saying it generated for the government; about N299bn in 2017. The feat is about N3bn above the N286bn target for 2017. ...

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NPA’ll ensure world class infrastructure at Ports to support NRC—Usman

NPA Fouchs

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has assured maritime stakeholders and Port users of the renewed vigour and determination of the management at improving the state of infrastructure at Nigerian ports. She said efforts are on to deliver world class standards towards ensuring the swift evacuation of cargo from the seaports across the country to ...

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NPA to avoid Maritime Workers’ strike with palliatives for Tincan access—Ebubeogu

NPA Ebubeogu

Barring any last minute understanding, the Nigerian Maritime Workers Union (Dock Workers) is set to embark on strike action come February 6th to press for seamless access to Tincan Port facility. Capt. Iheanacho Ebubeogu, General Manager, MD’s Office at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), was at a Lagos based TV station on Tuesday to explain issues. Business Hilights monitored his ...

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Expect release of NPA’s 2017 revenue very soon—NPA

NPA Hadiza BU

Contrary to insinuations in some quarters that the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), despite the assurance by its Managing Director, Hadiza  Bala  Usman, that the authority made over N250 billion last year, the document is almost ready for public view. This was the position of a top official of the agency who pleaded anonymity in a telephone interview. ...

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NPA to maximize potentials at seaport for business growth, revenue—Usman

NPA Shell

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has assured relevant Stakeholders in the Maritime Sub sector that the agency will continue to provide an enabling environment for investors to do business within the Ports across the nation. This according to her is to tap the huge economic potentials available in the sector for the growth ...

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Delays in funding agreements hampering progress at Lekki Deep Seaport–ICRC

ICRC Lekki Deep seaport

Real cause of slow construction activities at the proposed Lekki Deep Seaport site in Lagos has been unveiled. Speaking during an assessment tour of the seaport on Friday, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Chidi Izuwah said the concessionaires were hampered by finance because all the agreements expected to be signed to raise the needed funds were not signed. ...

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NPA receives Egina FPSO, assures enabling environment for Oil & Gas sector

Egina FPSO Arrival

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman on Wednesday, officially unveiled the safe arrival of the Egina FPSO at Lagos Harbour after a long ninety-day voyage from the Samsung Shipyard Heavy Industry Goeje, South Korea. The occasion culminated in the celebration of the Federal Government’s goodwill arising from the liberalization of the Oil and Gas ...

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