NPA tours Nigerian seaports with sensitisation campaign on Coronavirus

BETWEEN January and now that the news about the Asian Country of China, originated deadly disease, COVID 19 broke out, Hajia Hadiza Bala Usman,...

NPA explains N320,000 increment in staffers local flight fairs

ATHE management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has given reason for recently reviewing  the  rates for staff flight tickets on domestic routes to the...

Nigerian ports lack requisite infrastructure for investment – IMF

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has identified absence of National Single Window platform, absence of scanning machines for customs operations as well as poor...

NIMASA honours industry captains

As staff bag long service awards ABOUT 181 staff of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) bagged long...

NIMASA’s claim of providing 7,414 jobs in 2019 under knocks

THE claim by the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA),  Dakuku Peterside that the agency in 2019 provided 7,414...

Our target is to achieve major economic growth in 2023 with Maritime, Says SGF

THE Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, weekend said Nigeria wants to be among the first 70 countries in the...

NIMASA donates relief materials to flood victims in Rivers

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to the well-being of victims of disaster in the country. Director-General of...

Ship owner predicts Nigeria’s rise in IMO ranking

NIGERIA'S foremost shipping mogul,  Greg Utowen Ogbeifun has observed that with the current level of the nation's preparation, and the dedicated commitment of the...

NPA committed to making Nigerian ports most friendly in Africa – Hadiza

MANAGING Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman has assured of the Authority's determination to ensure effective service delivery in all Nigerian...

Shippers council records 1,000 complaints monthly

NIGERIAN Shippers Council has said that it was receiving 1,000 complaints per month from clearing agents and other shipping practitioners.  ...

Customs brokers flay terminal operators’ resurgence of Wharf rats

FREIGHT forwarders have blamed the rising cases of pilfering of cargo at the nation's seaport on the negligence by the terminal operators to do...

Piracy rate on Gulf of Guinea upsets foreign ship owners

EUROPEAN ship owners have expressed worry over the increasing rate of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, urging policy makers to undertake concrete action...

Legal issues delay Calabar Port dredging – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured that the dredging of the Calabar Port channel will be undertaken as soon as some legal issues are settled...

FG mulls excise duty on soft drinks

FEDERAL government is considering introducing excise duties on Coca-Cola, popularly known as Coke and other carbonated drinks, according to the Minister of Finance, Budget...

Days of glorious leaps in NIMASA

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has continued to be inundated with commendations following the transformations that have redefined the operations of...

Overtime cargoes overwhelm ports

SERIAL abandonment of overtime cargoes inside the various port terminals in the country has no doubt put to question the efficiency of port operations...

Area Comptrollers accused of abetting corruption at ports

THE Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col Hameed Ali, has accused Area Controllers of the various commands of the service of colluding with...

Neglect of eastern ports and NPA’s indolence

THE lethargic approach of Nigeria Ports Authority(NPA) toward the eastern ports can be seen in the dredging of the ports' access channels and some...

Terminal operators accuse Customs of increasing cost of doing business in ports

TERMINAL Operators under the aegis of the Sea Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) have said that officers and men of the Nigeria Customs...

Presidential Task force on Apapa traffic gridlock debunks bribe scandal

THE Team Leader of the Presidential Task Force for the removal of Apapa gridlock, Kayode Opeifa has debunked the allegation of bribe taking by...

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