Sunday, 3rd December 2023

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)

27 Nov
The Federal Government on Monday revealed that it will spend a total sum of $1.1 billion on the rehabilitation of six ports across Nigeria. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) disclosed this in a statement on X and said it will reduce the high turnaround times of vessels and improve ports efficiency. "To improve the efficiency…
26 Nov
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, has proposed a policy to reduce the number of regulatory agencies operating in the port to a maximum of four. He disclosed this at the just-concluded ministerial retreat of the Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy, in Lagos. “I highlighted to the Minister, Adegboyega Oyetola,…
18 Oct
The Senate Committee on Marine Transport has urged the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to be more proactive in attracting potential lenders to fund ports infrastructure repairs. The Deputy Chairman of the Committee, Olubiyi Fadeyi, stated this during an oversight visit to all the maritime agencies in Lagos, last week. He emphasised that the NPA should…
25 Jul
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has raised the alarm about increasing extortion along the access roads of the Lagos and Tin Can Island Port Complexes. Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, Managing Director, NPA, said this in a statement in Lagos on Tuesday. According to Bello-Koko, this is coming on the heels of the clearance operations the authority…
17 Jul
Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) in collaboration with the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) over the weekend commenced a total cleanup of environmental degradation in Apapa and its environs. LASTMA spokesman Adebayo Taofiq in a statement said the police, Op MESA, and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) were involved in the cleanup. General Manager of…
10 Jun
The Federal Government has begun moves to transship cargoes to Cameroon, Niger Republic and Chad with the newly acquired 80 Tons Bollard Pull Tugboats by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to boost operational efficiency at the Lekki Deep Seaport.
Mohammed Bello Koko
13 Apr
Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello Koko, has said Nigeria has started wresting cargoes meant for the nation's ports from neighbouring countries including Benin Republic, Togo, and Ghana. He said this was made possible by the inauguration of the Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos and improved ports efficiency. Koko, who disclosed…


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Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Plateau State Council, Ayuku Pwaspo, has disclosed that the 2024 ‘Peace Walk,’ earlier scheduled for January, will now hold in February.
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THE Learning Disabilities Society of Nigeria, founded by Mrs. ImaObong Onuk, will launch its Special Vocational Education Centre on Friday, December 8, 2023 at the Breakforth Hotel and Suites, No. 11, House of Assembly Road, off Udo Udoma Avenue, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State at noon. The event will be chaired by Engr. and Mrs. Godwin…
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President Bola Tinubu says Nigeria is taking a significant step towards a sustainable and eco-friendly future through its pioneering initiative to deploy a fleet of 100 electric buses.
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Rodrygo continued his fine goalscoring form to help Real Madrid ease to a 2-0 win over Granada on Saturday and reclaim the lead in La Liga.
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United States-born Nigerian winger, Lucas Koleosho, scored his first-ever Premier League goal as Burnley thrashed 10-man Sheffield United 5-0 on Saturday.
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Wilfred Ndidi provided an assist as Leicester City defeated West Bromwich Albion 2-1 away in the Championship on Saturday.
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Arsenal survived a late scare against Wolves on Saturday to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League as Burnley lifted themselves off the bottom with a 5-0 trouncing of 10-man Sheffield United.
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France agreed Saturday to pay Papua New Guinea $100 million and the Republic of Congo $50 million to protect their forests. President Emmanuel Macron said he hoped to conclude a similar $60 million deal with DR Congo as he announced the partnerships at the UN's COP28 climate talks in Dubai. "Nature is the best technology…
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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of three traditional rulers in an auto crash that occurred in Ogbomoso on Friday.
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A Nigerian author and publisher based in Florida, United States of America, Miss Omosalewa Randle, has published a new book, titled Chum Ckum Dreams Big