There are indications that multiple checkpoints and extortion of truckers are pushing importers and other investors to neighbouring countries’ ports, thereby depriving Nigeria of the opportunity to earn income.
4 Dec 2021
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has stated that deliberate measures and investments are being undertaken to create a fully digital ecosystem in all the country’s port locations by 2025.
24 Nov 2021
Stakeholders in the maritime industry have said Niger Republic, Chad, Burkina Faso and Mali stopped using Nigerian ports due to the lingering problems in the maritime industry.
24 Mar 2021
African Centre for Supply Chain (ACSC) practitioners has disclosed that congestion at the Nigerian ports is negatively impacting the country’s gross domestic product...
26 Oct 2020
Indications have emerged that if urgent steps are not taken, Nigerian ports might witness fresh crises over shipping companies and terminal operators’ plans to slam demurrage and storage charges on cargoes trapped at the ports during the #EndSARS protests.
2 Sep 2020
Widespread congestion at the Nigerian ports is costing the nation about $55 million (about N20.8 billion) per day, going by the latest report by Dynanmar.
14 Jan 2020
Effective next Monday, importers would have to pay more for their cargoes, as shipping firm increases freight rate to Nigerian ports. The rate increase ranges from $1,500; €1,350 to £1,140 or equivalent on all 20 and 40 feet containers.
28 Aug 2019
The dilapidated nature of major roads linking seaports across the country has continued to cause setback for trade facilitation thereby hindering the much-anticipated economic growth.
21 Jun 2017
Notwithstanding the commendations that trailed the executive order signed by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to enhance the ease of doing business at the ports, concerned stakeholders have expressed...
27 Feb 2017
Nigerian ports are faced with myriads of problems that have militated against trade facilitation agenda of the Federal Government.
15 Feb 2017
The critical issues at Nigerian ports appear to be impacting negatively on the seaports’ activities as recent statistics indicate that the shipping traffic is nose-diving.
27 Jun 2016
The experience in the port industry has been a good one, though, expectedly, it came with a lot of challenges. I need to state essentially that the port industry in the country was a completely run down system before we took over.