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Global best practices attained only by hardwork, dedication, training—NPA MD, Usman

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman has charged the Executive and Management teams of the Organization to work harder in order to make Nigerian Ports competitive, efficient, effective and up-to-date in global best practices technologically advanced and modern in every sense of the word. Speaking at a Management retreat organized by Messrs Boston Consulting Group ...

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Nigerian container throughput remains stagnant as Singapore rise to 6.7% in March

Apapa port 2

Details of Container throughput both incoming and outgoing in Nigeria since October last year have been very scanty as the last data published by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has details only from January to September, 2016, checks on the official website of the federal agency has shown. Between October last year and now, NPA has not posted cargo throughput ...

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NPA boss, Usman presents N233.8b 2017 budget of infrastructure renewal, revenue hauls

Hadiza Usman, NPA

The managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Usman has presented a budget of N233.8 billion to the National Assembly for the 2017 fiscal year. Presenting the estimates before the Chairman of House Committee on Ports Harbours and Waterways, Dr. Patrick Asadu, she assured to use the budget to turn things around at the ports and maritime industry. Details ...

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Intels faces AGF, NPA probe over non-remittance of $200m revenue from Onne, Warri

Hadiza on Intels tour, onne

The revenue and job loss crisis hitting Integrated Logistics Services Limited (Intels) may be getting messier as the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF) is set to probe Intels for the infractions and failure to remit $200 million in its custody into the Treasury Single Account (TSA) through the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The company recently sacked several ...

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Cargo throughput rise as 27 Ships laden with FMCG, petroleum products berth in Lagos

Hadiza Usman, NPA

Fresh data garnered from the Shipping Position category of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has shown aggregate rise in cargo throughput in Lagos ports. Latest data show that 27 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive in Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from March 22 to April 4. According to the ...

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Hadiza Usman, MD of NPA deserves support in her fight, reforms against corruption

Hadiza Usman, NPA

In a scorched earth attack on the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and in particular its Managing Director, those arrayed against it showed scant regard for the interest of the NPA and by extension the interests of Nigeria; their concern is personal and pecuniary, period!. When you hear talk of the fight against corruption, places like the NPA ...

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Usman assures NPA pensioners’ of early resolution of benefits—Binitie reveals

Hadiza Usman, NPA

Following a brief protest match carried out Wednesday by some pensioners of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over non-payment of their benefits at the NPA Headquarters in Marina, Lagos, the reformist Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman has assured the retirees of looking into their matter as soon as possible. The pensioners, mostly staff retired in 2006, carried placards with various inscription ...

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NPA deepening ports master plan for greater efficiency, service delivery—Usman

NPA Oxford

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has promised to work assiduously towards ensuring that the Nation’s Ports Master Plan is put into effective use and to serve as a reference point in all matters that concern greater operational efficiency in the industry. She added that the NPA would prioritize the utilization of Railway Networks ...

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Reps warn NPA on delays of wet cargoes, invites Total to explain missing of 35,000mts

Yakubu Dogara

Just as the House of Representatives has warned the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) limit observed delays of products and cargos at the sea ports, they have summoned Total Nigeria Limited for explanation on the missing 35,000 metric tons of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). The ad hoc House Committee on the Review of Pump Price of PMS issued the warning based ...

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Encourage operators to deep-dredge existing seaports than building more, Ubogu tells FG

Apapa port

Managing director of Micura Services Limited, Chief Michael Ubogu has asked the federal government to consider encouraging current port concessionaires’ to embark on joint deep-dredging of existing six seaports as a way of converting them to deep seaports than the ongoing politics of new deep seaports which may or may not fly after all. Micura group majors in stevedores and ...

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