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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman salutes first set of female RTG operators in Africa

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed pride and confidence in the special ability of the women folk in an effort to enhance the Maritime Industry and improve the Nation’s Economy through incursion into areas supposedly dominated by men, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at the Tincan Island Container Terminal Ltd (TICT), a Socio-Economic Reformer ...

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NPA, Stakeholders chat way forward for Easter ports- Photo news

   

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NPA reiterates importance of Agro-produce export to economic development

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the importance attached to designation of the Lily Pond Terminal in Ijora and the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal, Ikorodu specifically for the Export of Agro-produce to economic development of the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Delivering, a goodwill message on “Nigeria Agricultural Integrated Export Control Plan Zero Rejects Initiative on ...

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Gulf of Guinea: Capacity building, Sectoral reform will enhance maritime security – Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that capacity building initiatives and sectoral reforms are critical elements that can address maritime security issues in the Gulf of Guinea, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside  made this position known in a paper presented at a G7 high level meeting on maritime ...

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NPA Management meets stakeholders to engender operational efficiency of Eastern Ports

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In continuation of its ongoing interaction with the Ports Communities, the Management of Nigerian Ports Authority held its Stakeholders forum for Onne and Port Harcourt Areas, where they met with Operators with a view to identifying areas of needs in order for the Authority to engender greater operational efficiency at the Nation’s Seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In ...

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Africa: Congratulations Robert Mugabe on your exit as President of Zimbabwe

  Your Excellency sir, (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I congratulate former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, as you exit the number one position of the country after 37 years of service to the nation, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. It is a natural law of life that ‘Everything that has a beginning must surely desirably or undesirably has an end’, a pointer to the ...

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IMO Council: Onyema, Amaechi woo foreign diplomats for Nigeria’s election

  .Says NIMASA rates Nigeria’s opportunity to win Council seat high   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to ensure that Nigeria wins the re-election into one of the highest decision making body of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), an arm of the United Nation (UN) responsible for global maritime regulation, the Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister ...

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The proverbial state of Africa

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Our highly revered Yoruba elders say :(Adan da ori kodo, o n wo ise eye) English meaning (The bat hangs upside down while watching the actions of other birds), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. (Awa eda eniyan ro wipe agbon, la’imo wipe Oluwal’ogbon, eda go ju) English meaning ( Human beings think that they are knowledgeable, but not knowing that ...

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NPA takes new measures to ease Apapa gridlock- ADVERTORIAL

 (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) after consultations with major stakeholders, hereby issues the following directives critical to the effective management of the traffic situation around the Apapa Area of Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. With effect from November 23, 2017, all shipping companies MUST house their empty trucks at their holding bays outside of the port location pending the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman engages Nigerian Editors on port reforms

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has said that the Authority will partner the Nigerian Guild of Editors with a view to having a stronger communications channel to convey the gains of the current Port Reforms at the nation’s seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The current Port Reforms at the ...

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Lesson to African leaders: ‘I knew Mugabe’s government will not exceed 2017’

  .Power is transient (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I had on Jan 18, 2017 published in a warning letter to the former Gambian President, Yahya Jamme, as he was being pressured to leave the seat of power early this year, on paragraph five of the letter to notify him of another sit-tight African leader  that will soon be booted out of power. ...

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Apapa gridlock: Local Government seeks partnership with NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to find a lasting solution to the Apapa gridlock, the Apapa Local Government Chairman, Honourable Adele Owolabi has sought partnership with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in order to restore sanity to the Apapa community, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Chairman while on a courtesy visit to the Agency bemoaned the danger ...

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Lawyers key to development of maritime sector-Peterside

  . Tasks Legal experts on Maritime Law updates (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has charged practitioners of law in the maritime sector on the need for regular updates on the knowledge of the sector, due to the dynamism of maritime law regulating the industry, which is key to ...

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Efficient Seaport path to global industrialization- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has informed all relevant Stakeholders in the Maritime sub Sector and the general public of the readiness of Management to invest resources in Capacity Building and building an efficient Port system towards the growth of the nation’s economy and global industrialization, TRADE ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman inspects Calabar Port- Photos

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Trade Fair: LCCI recognizes NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman’s contributions- Photo

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NIMASA DG Dakuku Peterside calls for more women participation in maritime sector

  .Says collaboration key to Maritime Development (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for more female participation in the Nigerian maritime industry, adding that their contribution is key to the development of the sector for the growth of the Nigerian economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at the ...

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Graduation ceremony: Chief M.K Ajayi compliments graduating-friends of Institute for Security Studies

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Interim General Manager of Agura Hotels, Abuja, Chief Michael Kayode Ajayi,was at the Institute for Security Studies, Abuja, to compliment his graduating-friends on the successful completion of the Institute’s ‘Course 10’ class of studies, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Chief Ajayi’s friends who graduated from the Institute for Security Studies are Mr. Tony Fsi of the Department of ...

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Peterside emphasises early detection as panacea to cancer scourge

    .NIMASA Takes Awareness Campaign To Host Communities (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged Nigerians especially women to ensure frequent Breast Cancer screening stressing that early detection will make a lot of difference in tackling the scourge, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside made this known recently when he ...

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