Nigeria Ports Authority
Ship owners task government on anchorage security
Sequel to the cancellation of the Secure Anchorage Area (SAA), is operated by a private firm, the Nigerian Shipowners’ Association (NISA), has called for increased patrolling of the nation’s anchorage to guarantee pirate-free waters.
Governmentt urged to fix Calabar Port, facilitate trade in Eastern states
The Federal Government has been urged to ensure a conducive atmosphere to further attract shipping lines and ultimately boost trade activities in the Eastern region of the country.
Senate probes alleged non-remission of N177b by NPA
The Senate yesterday ordered a comprehensive investigation into alleged failure by the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) to remit N177 billion operating surplus. Adopting a motion sponsored by Senator Mohammed Hassan (PDP, Yobe State), it directed its committee on marine transport to probe the allegation and report back in three days. Relying on Order 42 of…
CBN joins NPA, NIMASA’s port charges to forex window
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday added the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to its official forex window.
Shippers Council cannot regulate Nigerian ports, says Appeal Court
In a unanimous judgment, delivered by Justice Abimbola Osarugue Obaseke-Adejumo, the appellate court held that the Notice issued by the NSC in 2013 to Shipping companies compelling them to revert to a tariff regime is null and void and of no effect.
NPA cabinet shake-up raises bar on reforms
The Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, in her inaugural speech said: “As a team leader, I have come to add my best efforts to transform this agency so that we can collectively achieve results for our industry.
Hadiza: Good choice for the times
But despite the ambivalence of her political and activist position, the young woman exemplified the power of womenfolk to pursue a cause with single-minded attention. However, with her recent appointment as the first female Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority...