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Use your comparative advantage to lead others in oil/gas, NPA tells Intels

Hadiza on Intels tour, onne

Though the issue is still pending in a competent court of law, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has advised the management of Intels Nigeria Limited, core investors at Onne FTZ, Rivers State to rather than seek absolute monopoly, rely on its strong competitive edge over other terminal operators in oil and gas logistics in the ...

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Only intermodal haulage can drive effective cargo removal from ports, end demurrage

NPA boss

The managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has opened up on the reality of effective discharge of cargoes and containers from Lagos ports. Explaining issue on the efficiency of port usage in Abuja recently, she said “the idea of removing every cargo out of the ports could not be effective without intermodal transport links”. She agreed ...

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Senate mandates NPA to provide statistics on 282 vessels from 2010 to 2016

Nigerian Senate

The Senator Hope Uzodinma led Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, on Monday raised serious issues bordering on the missing statistics on the over 280 vessels that berthed at terminals across the country between 2010 and 2016 and mandated the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to furnish it with the needed figure as soon as possible. However, random checks at ...

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NPA begins probe into Calabar tank farm explosion, condoles victims

Ayade CR

The management and board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commiserated with the Cross River State Government and families of people who lost their lives in the fire incident which occurred at the Linc Oil and Gas tank farm located at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (FTZ) facility on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Accordingly, the Authority has commenced an ...

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NPA flags off single interface exams of cargoes to deepen EO 22

NPA Customs

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, weekend directed the immediate implementation of the single interface examination point for cargoes at all ports across the country. This is in conformity with Executive Order (EO) 22. This stemmed from a meeting of the Implementation Committee on the EOs recently issued by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi ...

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NPA gives dates, venues for resumption of verification, audit for pensioners


As part of its ongoing reforms, the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has notified all its retirees of planned physical and biometric verification exercise for year 2017, nationwide. In a statement posted on its website, the managing director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman advised pensioners to attend the exercise according to schedules and timetables given for the purpose. ...

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Senate’s investigation of NPA’s JV enterprises highly welcomed—Usman

NPA boss

Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman has welcomed the decision of the Nigerian Senate to look into the activities of the Joint Venture Enterprises (JVE) of the NPA, saying the investigation was in line with the determination of the NPA to open its book for probity at all times and assured the senate of its ...

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NPA, Navy cement collaboration to deepen maritime safety, ease of doing business

Hadiza Usman, NPA

More details have emerged on why the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hajiya Hadiza Usman, has called for collaboration with the Nigerian Navy (NN). Explaining issues during a recent courtesy visit to the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas in Abuja earlier in the week, Usman averred that the visit was to deepen better service delivery in ...

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NIIA boss, Onyekazi makes case for protection of INTELS investments


The ongoing legal bout between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and INTELS Group over a directive issued by the Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman, that every terminal in the port was free to receive any cargo as far as it has the technical competence to handle such goods has continued to elicit reactions for stakeholders. Weekend, the National President of ...

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NPA has put facilities in place for Yam, other non-oil exports at ports—Bala Usman

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has assured that the Authority has put in place necessary facilities to play a pivotal role in the Federal Government’s drive to promote the export of solid minerals and Agricultural produce through the nation’s seaports. Speaking at the official flag off of the Nigeria Yam Export Programme (NYEP) to ...

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