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Nigerian Ports Authority

22 Nov
Freight forwarders have raised the alarm over the return of impunity and corruption in the administration of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Truck Transit Park Limited (TTP) electronic call-up system (ETO) for trucks accessing Lagos ports.
10 Nov
Five months after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) floated the Naira, the Federal Government yesterday adjusted the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Exchange Rate calculations of import duties from N770.88/$ to N783.174/$.
8 Nov
. Says Badagry Deep Seaport construction to commence early 2024 The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is embarking on a $1.1 billion port rehabilitation plan to ensure a strong commitment that would fortify the country's global trade competitiveness. Speaking yesterday during a panel session at the ongoing 43rd Port Management Association of West and Central Africa…
7 Nov
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is embarking on a $1.1 billion port rehabilitation plan in the first quarter of 2024 to fortify Nigeria’s trade competitiveness.
6 Sep
The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, has said there is a need for immediate rehabilitation of the critical infrastructure at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports to forestall collapse. The minister spoke after a tour of the Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports led by the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA),…
8 Aug
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 12 ships had arrived the Lagos Port Complex and were discharging assorted products.
24 Jun
After over 15 years of abandonment, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has rehabilitated the 2.4 million gallons per day water plant in Apapa, Lagos.
21 Jun
Stakeholders have raised concern over continuous unsafe practices in the operations of barges on the country’s waterways and what they described as the nonchalant attitude of operators and their crewmembers.
9 Jun
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has renovated the dilapidated control towers at Apapa and Tincan ports to enhance vessel traffic management, navigation, advance visibility, safety and security as well as reduce vessel waiting time.
20 May
The Lekki Deep Seaport on Friday surpassed stakeholders expectations since the start of operations with the berthing of its largest vessel, a 300-meter Length Over All vessel.
17 May
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, has been awarded the 2022 Maritime Icon of the Year by Champion Newspapers.
12 May
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has donated over 360 items, including computers, to selected public schools in Cross River State.


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Ashanti, aged 43, and Nelly, aged 49, are reportedly anticipating the arrival of their first child together, as disclosed by an insider to Us Weekly. A source informed the outlet, "Nelly and Ashanti are eagerly awaiting the birth of their first baby together." While this will be Ashanti’s inaugural experience as a parent, the "Dilemma"…
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MEDICAL experts and stakeholders have blamed the government over low production of vaccines in Nigeria, which will result in difficulty in eradicating the spread of contagious diseases in the country. This report, spearheaded by the Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO), in collaboration with The People's Vaccine (PVA) and Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), focused…
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*It is time to take over leadership, Reps' Deputy speaker charges youths NO fewer than 170 youths development organisations across the country are to receive the sum of $1.2 million across the country. The package, which came through a private arrangement, initiated by LEAP Africa, with support from MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation, is aimed…
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THE enforcement team of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), yesterday, confiscated Schedule 1 Narcotic drugs and other unregistered drugs worth over N30 million from a wholesale pharmaceutical shop in Wuse 2, in Wuse District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The team also raided another shop belonging to the same…
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ABIA State Governor, Alex Otti, has commended the Catholic Church for establishing the first university in Umuahia, the state capital. The institution, named Lux Mundi University, is located at the new Ndagbo City, IsiamaAfaraukwu/Ossah, Ibeku, in Umuahia North Council. Lux Mundi, an Italian word, which means ‘Light of the World,’ is one of the private…
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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dr Abbas Tajudeen has expressed grief over the killing of 30 persons at Tudun Biri community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State by a bomb said to have been inadvertently dropped by personnel of the Nigerian Army.
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The ruling All progressives Congress (APC) yesterday announced the indefinite postponement of the inauguration of its standing committees billed to take place tomorrow.
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Former Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to stop giving excuses over the excruciating pains and hardship being experienced by Nigerians.
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Wife of former Ekiti state Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi have emphasised the need for Nigeria to stop fueling practices, beliefs and stereotypes that undermine the physical and emotional well-being of women and girls to combat all forms of Gender Based Violence (GBV).
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A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto has dismissed a suit filed by a former governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, over the ownership of vehicles he took away on leaving office in May 2023. In June, the police went to houses belonging to Matawalle to take possession of the vehicles as ordered by the…