Trade Facilitation: $1.5 b Lekki Deep Seaport receives 1st vessels with 3 STS Cranes, 10 RTGs

Ahead of the commencement of operations in September, the $1.5 b Lekki Deep Seaport, on Friday, received its first-ever vessel with three Ship To Shore (STS) cranes and ten Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes to make Nigeria a maritime hub…

Buhari welcomes berthing of first ship at Lekki Deep Sea Port

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Federal Ministry of Transportation and the Nigerian Ports Authority on the successful berthing of the first ship at Lekki Deep Sea port. The vessel, ZHEN HUA 28, delivered three Ship to Shores (STS) and…

I never stopped campaigning for the rescue of Chibok girls -Bala Usman

Hadiza Bala Usman, immediate past managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and founder of the #BringBackOurGirls, says she never stopped campaigning for the release of Chibok girls and other abducted Nigerians throughout her stay in office.  Bala Usman…

*22 ships discharge petrol, others at Lagos ports(Vanguard)*84-year-old arraigned for N20.7m fraud (Nation)

22 ships discharge petrol, others at Lagos ports (Vanguard) The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday said that 22 ships at the Lagos Port Complex were discharging petrol and others. The NPA in its daily Shipping Position said that the…

I didn’t receive query from auditor-general over NPA funds, says Hadiza Bala Usman

The suspended managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has debunked reports that she was indicted in an audit of NPA funds for alleged non-remittance of funds to the federal government. In a statement on Tuesday,…

*How we’re tackling corruption in maritime operations –NPA MD (Punch)*Lagos police investigate death of FAAN’s AGM (Nation)

How we’re tackling corruption in maritime operations –NPA MD (Punch) The Nigerian Ports Authority is taking stringent measures to tackle unwholesome tendencies in maritime business to entrench confidence in the system, its Acting Managing Director, Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, has said.…

“Security agents mount 30 illegal ‘toll points’ on access roads to Lagos ports”

No fewer than 30 illegal toll points have sprung up around the Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos, where bribes are being collected before trucks are allowed into the port, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has disclosed. The…

Before we crucify Hadiza Usman – Ayo Oyoze Baje

“The pushback has to do with corruption fighting back, when you institute reforms that seek to prioritise government’s interests and recognise that the citizens and Nigeria as a country is a priority, over private companies that have signed some agreements…

NPA, NLNG move to reduce carbon emissions

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), in collaboration with the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited, has commenced moves to reduce carbon dioxide emission and embrace the use of cleaner and safer source of energy. Speaking at the just concluded NLNG…

Apapa Gridlock: Why everyone should support ‘Eto’ – Niran Adedokun

Four weeks after the take off of Etó, the electronic truck call-up system introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), it could be tempting to dismiss it as one of those futile governmental initiatives. Last week, three weeks into the…

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