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NPA commissions Port workers canteen in Apapa, says others coming soon

NPA Media chat

The leadership of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Tuesday commissioned Port Workers’ Canteen to drive ease of doing business at the premier Port, the Apapa Port Complex. Speaking during the occasion, the Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman restated Management commitment to the success of the Twenty-Four hour operations at the Ports, adding that the decision to open the canteen ...

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NPA clears air on ongoing recruitment exercise, says due process followed

NPA Goje

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has reacted to a report in the Monday edition of December 11, 2017 of Daily Sun with the headline: “NPA commences secret staff recruitment,” clarifying that the report which insinuated that the Authority has embarked on some secret recruitment against directives by President Muhammadu Buhari that Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA’s) of government should embargo ...

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Bureaucracy, excess agencies at ports minus for new import-export guidelines

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun

Just as the Federal Government is to commence the implementation of the 2017 Revised Import and Export Guidelines effective January 1, 2018, as part of its policy of enhancing the ease of doing business in the country, stakeholders argue that the take off may be hampered by a number of unresolved issues at ports. Besides, the new policy means that ...

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Saipem faces shut down over $29m debt owed NPA, workers

Saipem Group

There are indications that the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) is at the verge of causing a shut down in the operations of Saipem in Nigeria over the company’s complicity in debts running into more than $29 million (N10.6 billion) for various services at the port. In an interview with the President-General of MWUN, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju, he revealed ...

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NPA hails Nigerian females to first operate RTG in Africa

NPA RTG

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Usman, has expressed pride and confidence in the special ability of the women folk in an effort to enhance the Maritime industry and improve the nation’s economy through incursion into areas supposedly dominated by men. Eulogizing the star women at the Tincan Island Container Terminal Ltd (TICT), Usman hailed the quartet ...

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NPA reaffirms designation of Ijora, Ikorodu Lighter Terminal for Agro exports

NPA Media chat

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reiterated the designation of the Lily Pond Terminal in Ijora and the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal, Ikorodu specifically for the Export of Agro-produce. In her goodwill message on “Nigeria Agricultural Integrated Export Control Plan Zero Rejects Initiative on Agric-Produce” at the Rockview Hotel recently, the Managing Director of the agency, Hadiza Bala ...

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NPA meets PH, Onne ports stakeholders, chats new future for progress

NPA Usman

Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), in continuation of its ongoing interaction with the Ports Communities, has held stakeholders forum for Onne and Port Harcourt ports business operators. The aims of the seating, among others were to identifying areas of needs in order for the Authority to engender greater operational efficiency at the Nation’s Seaports. In her address, the ...

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NPA still silent on arbitrary charges by shipping companies

Container Vessel

Surviving importers and agents at the seaports have raised alarm on the reintroduction of congestion surcharge by foreign shipping lines, saying if no intervention is insight, they may shut down port operations. Before now, several interest groups operating at the ports had made frantic efforts at prevailing on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to do the needful and intervene accordingly. ...

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New NPA’s measures to ease Apapa gridlock’ll work—Port users

NPA Usman

Leading port users including importers and clearing agents have welcomed the new set of traffic regulations rolled out by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to track the unprecedented glut in traffic concerns. It was gathered that NPA arrived at the 5-Point Agenda after series of consultations with major stakeholders. The issued directives are critical to the effective management of the ...

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If moving NPA’s $21.3m to TSA from Heritage Bank’ll cause stress, then…

Heritage bank

Since the managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has revealed at the resumed hearing at the House of Representatives that Heritage Bank’s reason for not remitting the money ($21.3m) is that “if such a huge withdrawal is allowed, it will have stress on the bank,” financial experts have started reading critical meaning to the revelation. Usman ...

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