Hadiza Bala Usman
N595.65b Lekki deep seaport courts trouble
Two years before the commencement of operations at the Lekki port, the N596 billion facility is still without a plan for railway and road link to facilitate the movement of cargoes.
N50 billion floating dock to commence operations in July
Barring unforeseen circumstances, the N50 billion floating dry dock owned by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), will begin operations by next month.
NPA inaugurates new tugboats to facilitate shipping in Nigeria
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has inaugurated two new tugboats to facilitate the movement of ships in the nation’s ports. The new tugboats - MT Musawa, and MT Ikoro-Ekiti, which are Damen’s 2810 Model, will enhance the manoeuvring of large capacity vessels calling at Nigerian ports to berth and sail away.
NPA to facilitate deep seaports in Nigeria
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has declared that the emergence of deep seaports in Nigeria would halt the scourge of cargo diversion, and lift the country’s status in the comity of maritime nations.
Pains of failed Executive Order linger at seaports
Hopes were raised amid optimism and expectations of better days ahead when the Presidential Order was declared at the nation’s seaports in 2017, but three years after, the whole thing came out in utter disappointment.
‘Nigeria must increase non-oil export to survive crude price crash'
As the petrodollar economy crashes to the lowest level in history, there is an urgent need for Nigeria to increase local production, boost non-oil exports in order to earn more foreign exchange.
NPA moves to stabilise ports operations amid disruptions
Since the pronouncement by the president that the Nigerian Ports should remain operational, amid the coronavirus pandemic, all hands have been on deck to ensure a seamless import and export processes
Buhari reappoints Bala Usman as NPA MD
President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Hadiza Bala Usman for a second and final term of four years in office as Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). This is even as the president also approved the reconstitution of the governing board of the organisation with Akin Ricketts as chairman. The information was contained in…
‘Nigerian ports key to regional trade integration’
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has described the nation’s harbours as critical to regional integration of trade...
Kaduna 2023: Peep inside Gov El-Rufai’s trickeries, succession plan
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai recently scratched the subject of who might succeed him come 2023. El Rufai, being a lover of political power play loves to test volatile waters to know when they are safe to sail.