Tag Archives: NPA

NPA Probes Tincan Island Port Fire

MD-NPA-Hadiza Bala Usman

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has expressed sympathy to the Executive Committee of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) over the recent fire incidents which occurred resulting in the loss of some official documents at its Tincan Island Port Complex (TCIP) locations. Bala Usman explained that the management will always make sure …

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NPA to Order Immediate Removal of Abandoned, Submerged Vessels

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In a bid to reduce security risk and the cost of attracting ships to Nigeria, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commenced moves to get the owners of rigs, abandoned and submerged vessels to remove them immediately or face the penalty. To this end, the NPA will issue notices and write to mariners, owners of abandoned or submerged vessels and …

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NPA To Sustain Forum With Stakeholders As Board Reviews Report On Infrastructure

MD-NPA-Hadiza Bala Usman

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated her commitment to sustain ongoing meetings with workers and other stakeholders on a quarterly basis. Addressing stakeholders at Onne Port Complex on Monday, Bala Usman said welfare will be given adequate priority as part of measures to boost productivity. Represented by the Executive Director in charge of Marine …

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FG recovers N140 billion from Customs

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The probe by the joint Senate Committees on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport has led to the recovery of N140 billion, Senator Hope Uzodinma, said on Wednesday. Uzodinma, who is chair of the committee spoke while presenting an interim report on the investigation of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) to the House. The lawmaker highlighted wrong tariff classification, …

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NPA spends N150bn of N170bn annual revenue, Senate panel alleges

MD-NPA-Hadiza Bala Usman

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at the plenary on Thursday demanded the report by the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Alleged Misuse, Under-remittance and Other Fraudulent Activities, which was mandated to investigate Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies. Chairman of the Committee, Senator Olamilekan Adeola, however, said the report was not ready. Saraki made the demand after the Senate passed …

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NPA takes over Agura Hotels, appoints Ajayi GM

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The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has taken over the ownership of Agura Hotels, Abuja after a legal judgement was given in favour of the NPA against Fasel Services Limited, Omeire Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry Limited, Chief M.O. Kanu and Daniel Kanu. A statement issued on Wednesday by Asst. General Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, Ibahim Nasiru explained that in the …

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NPA commissions 24-hour emergency clinic

As part of measures to ensure effective implementation of the Executive Order concerning the ease of doing Business at Ports, the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commissioned a 24 hour emergency clinic to cater for health concerns.   The Managing Director of the Authority Hadiza Bala Usman who declared open the clinic located at Apapa Port Complex …

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NPA To Embark On 24hrs Port Operations, Immediately– Ameachi

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) will beginning from today, embark on 24 hours ports operations across the nation’s seaports, in line with the directive of the Federal Government, on ease of doing business. Subsequently, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi who echoed it has directed the Authority to immediately comply, stressing the need to leverage on the new partnership …

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NPA, Port of Miami Collaborate to Enhance Trade, Port Development

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and the Port of Miami, United States, have concluded arrangements to strengthen ties to boost trading activities between Nigeria and the U.S.A. The collaboration, expectedly, will facilitate the development of Nigeria’s ports. The trade volume between Nigeria and the United States currently stood at $5.3billion as at the last quarter of 2016. The Managing Director …

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NPA Doesn’t Operate Higher Tariff In Port Harcourt – Umar

The Port Manager, Rivers Port Complex, A. G. Umar has debunked assertion that the Rivers Port Complex frightens away Customers with high tariff, stressing that the Nigerian Ports Authority operates a uniform tariff in all the nation’s ports. The Rivers Port Manager indicated this while receiving visiting Maritime, Energy and Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MEMPON) led by its National President …

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