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Ease of Doing Business: Amaechi, maritime stakeholders meet on implementation of Executive Order 1- Photos

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: As part of efforts to engender Ease of Doing Business  in the Nigerian maritime sector, the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and maritime stakeholders as met on how to make implementation of Executive Order I a success for the benefit of the Nigerian economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Amaechi, Chief Executive Officers and Chairmen of the ...

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NPA to involve Community Leaders in CSR- Hadiza Bala Usman

    |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: Traditional rulers and Community leaders will henceforth be involved in identifying preferred projects for execution under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) based projects in Host Communities of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, however reiterated that all identified projects are to ...

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Onne Port Stakeholders enjoined to make Presidential Order a success

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: Stakeholders in Onne Port, especially the Security agencies, have been urged to promote an effective inter-agency cooperation and collaboration to ensure the total success of the Presidential Order on the Ease of Doing Business Directive in the Ports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Security agents in the Port have therefore been reminded of their respective roles of ensuring the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman hosts Management of Lekki Port- Photos

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Oversight function: House of Reps Committee on Ports Harbours and Waterways visits NPA- Photos

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‘Religious teachings supposed to make followers conscientious in life’

|TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The essence of religious teachings is to make followers conscientious in life targeted at achieving the final goal of making it to paradise in the hereafter, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. It should be noted that the main essence of RELIGIOUS PREACHING in this life be it in Islam, Christianity or any other one is to enable us have 1, CONSCIENCE. It is ...

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Judiciary key to development of blue economy- Peterside

    .Agency committed to continuous collaboration to grow Maritime sector  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency is taking deliberate steps to work with the Judiciary and other arms of Government to reposition Nigeria’s maritime industry, by providing necessary updates on information and law ...

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Birthday of Peace: Mother of the nation Hajia Aisha Buhari @47 prays for peace, unity of Nigeria

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: Hajia Aisha Buhari, Mother of the nation  and wife of the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari ,GCFR clocks 47 years on (February 17, 2018), praying for the unity and peaceful co-existence of Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Her Excellency, Mother of nation, Hajia Aisha Buhari, a good wife and lover of the ...

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Blue economy: NIMASA awards staff, operators to promote professionalism, industry growth

.MAERSK, GAC, CHARKINS Others Bag NIMASA Achievement Awards .As agency awards its staff to promote professionalism In recognition of the numerous contributions of Stakeholders to the growth and development of the maritime sector in Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) bestowed awards on outstanding maritime companies; Maersk Nigeria Limited, Gulf Agency Company (GAC) Nigeria Ltd, Charkins Maritime ...

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Presidential directive: List of approved Government Agencies at Port locations- ADVERTORIAL

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has directed the Nigerian Ports Authority to ensure strict compliance to the 26th October, 2011 presidential directive on agencies permitted to operate in the port locations, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The NPA therefore hereby reiterates that only eight federal government agencies are allowed to operate and have physical representation at all ...

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To Minister Fashola: Sango to Iyana -Ilogbo axis of Lagos-Abeokuta Exp deteriorates further, now takes toll on user’s health

  .Road will become totally impassable in the next few months .Urgent intervention needed .The bad road now damages not only vehicle but also human health   |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: Following a temporary rehabilitative intervention on Sango to Iyana -Ilogbo axis of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in mid-October of last year, specifically 12th -16th October, 2017 with stone-filling of some bad spots ...

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Award ceremony: NIMASA honours distinguished staff, stakeholders for meritorious contributions

.Peterside credits Amaechi for development in maritime sector  .Amaechi, Ngige, Akiolu, others grace occasion |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has honoured staff and stakeholders who have distinguished themselves in their services to the nation’s maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General, NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside, in his opening speech at the NIMASA’s Corporate Dinner And Award ...

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Carrot and stick approach: NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman pledges efficient port services, sanction for defaulting concessionaires

  .NPA set up Committee to review concession agreements with Terminal operators .NPA MD gives Shipping companies, Terminal Operators one week to clear port-access roads of empty containers .Promises level playing field for Terminal operators .Rules guiding port operations to be followed strictly   |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, ...

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Economic dev: US Embassy Economic Counselor visit NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The strategic steps taken so far by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, to engender economic development and advancement of Nigeria through judicious utilisation of economic instrumentalities of the Nigerian Ports, cannot be carpeted from being notified by global economic players, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A development, economic/ maritime ...

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NPA kicks-off solid minerals export from Ikorodu Lighter Terminal through containerised barge enroute Apapa port

. ‘Intermodal transport ‘ll reduce road traffic around Apapa port axis’ .’Solid minerals export to create employment’ .’Stakeholders should key into opportunity through Public Private Partnership (PPP)’ |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has flagged off the first export consignment of manganese, a solid mineral resource from the Ikorodu lighter Terminal enroute ...

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Infrastructure dev: Socio Economic Reformer Hadiza Bala Usman of NPA meets NESG-IPC- Photos

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, who just proved her Economic Management prowess with the declaration of the sum of N299.56bn as revenue generated for NPA in 2017 fiscal year, has met with the members of Infrastructure Policy Commission of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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We shall provide world class infrastructure at Ports to Support NRC- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE| A Socio-Economic Reformer of the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority [NPA], Hadiza Bala Usman, has informed Stakeholders and Port Users of the renewed determination of Management to improve the present state of infrastructure to meeting world class standards towards ensuring the swift evacuation of cargo from the seaports across the country to the hinterlands through the rail ...

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Nigeria’s port potential‘ll be fully exploited for increased revenue generation- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE| A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured relevant Stakeholders in the Maritime Sub sector and beyond of the Authority’s determination to exploit potentials embeded in Nigerian ports to the fullest for increased revenue generation, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. NPA MD, who is leading a resourceful-minded Management team, said that this would ...

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Retirement: NPA Management honours former LCM MD- Photos

 

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NPA declares highest generated revenue of N299.56bn in 5 years for 2017

  .NPA’s 2017 generated revenue exceeds 2016 figure of N162.20bn by 84.65%   |TRADE NEWSWIRE| Management of Nigerian Ports Authority under the able and resourceful leadership of a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has declared the sum of N299.56bn as revenue generated for 2017 fiscal year, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The 2017 revenues exceeded the ...

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Stop the killings: ‘Media, politicians, religious and tribal leaders incite hate, killings in Nigeria’

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Some Journalists/ media, politicians, religious and tribal leaders are the ones spreading hate which metamorphosis into unending killings in Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. While the killings across Nigeria especially in Benue, Taraba and Plateau are totally condemned in totality, there is no gainsaying the fact that the hate that led to killings we are now experiencing today, which ...

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ISPS Code implementation: USCG expresses satisfaction with compliance level

  .NIMASA reiterates commitment to best practices (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has expressed satisfaction at the compliance level of Nigeria with the International Ships and Ports Security (ISPS) facility Code at the nation’s ports, TRADE NEWSWIREreports. A delegation from the USCG led by Lt. Commander Jacob Hopper of the International Port Security (IPS) Liaison for USCG ...

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Transition to glory: Peace-loving former Vice President of Nigeria Dr. Alex Ekwueme goes home serving humanity

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Igbo language (mere!?, mere!!?, mere!!!!!!!!?) English meaning (why!?, why!!?, why!!!!!!!!!?), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Igbo language (onwubiko, mere!!!?) English language (death, please, why!!!?); Igbo language (ọnwụ mere i ji gbuo nna anyị hụrụ n’anya, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme?) English meaning (death why did you take our beloved father, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme?). Igbo language (onwuamaeze) English language (death knows ...

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Service to humanity: Ogun State Governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun celebrates 60 years humbly thankful

  . Pardons 60 prisoners across prisons in Ogun State .Empowers inmates with vocational skills for ‘life of value’ after prison .Cares for the aged .Launches Ogun State Television (OGTV) on DSTV, channel 260 .Commences construction of a world class Digital Studio   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Our higly revered Yoruba elders say: (Bi eegun eni ba joo re, ori a ya atokun) ...

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Nigeria strategic to tackling maritime crimes in Gulf of Guinea– DG NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described the Nigerian maritime sector as strategic to tackling issues of insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. . Peterside, who stated this while presenting a paper titled; “Nigeria’s role in combating maritime insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea” ...

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To Nigerians on nation’s economy of President Muhammadu Buhari-led government

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I wholeheartedly appeal to Nigerians to support President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, in his sincere drive to change the fortunes of Nigerians to good, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Mind you, don’t think I am making this appeal because things are very rosy financially for me or that the government has given ...

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Amaechi at Chatham House UK, says FG approves integrated maritime security

.Dakuku assures of zero tolerance to piracy in Gulf of Guinea   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the Federal Government has approved an Integrated National Security Strategy (INSS) for the Nigerian maritime sector. The strategy which will be implemented in collaboration with other countries in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is aimed ...

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Economic dev: NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman signifies FG’s efforts to liberalise Oil & Gas sector on arrival of FPSO EGINA

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has signified the Federal Government efforts towards liberalising the Oil and Gas sector on arrival of FPSO EGINA aimed at engendering economic development, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The FPSO EGINA was officially received into the safe haven of Lagos Harbour on ...

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FG informs Obasanjo: ‘Rice importation from Thailand has dropped from 644,000 MT to 22,000 MT in two years’

  -Brief economic achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in bullet points .FG utilises Nigerian economic experts to exit recession in 2017 not by military fiat . Nigeria’s Foreign Reserves now $40b .FG’s full implementation of TSA saves Nigeria N24.7bn monthly .FG saves N108bn maintenance fees payable to banks before full implementation of TSA . FG saves N120bn for eliminating ghost ...

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To President Muhammadu Buhari on state of the nation, way forward

  Your Excellency sir, I urge you to deeply consider any advice given by the National Leader of the governing party in Nigeria, The All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Leader of the governing party in Nigeria, The All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, with respect to THE STATE OF THE NATION as I believe that the duo ...

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Maritime is a sure source of growing our economy – AAMA Chairman

  . MOWCA seeks co-operation with AAMA (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration, (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the maritime sector is crucial to the growth and development of the African economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The AAMA Chairman who stated this when the Secretary General of the Maritime Organisation of West and Central ...

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NIMASA, Nigerian Gas Association advocate green environment

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE) In continuation of its drive to ensure cleaner oceans and safer environment in the Nigerian maritime space, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has expressed commitment to the green environment initiative, which is a global strategy to ensure that our environments are free from all forms of pollution, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director General ...

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Kaduna Int Trade Fair: NPA partners KADCCIMA to aid economic development

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority [NPA] is to fully participate in the forthcoming 39Th Kaduna International Trade Fair scheduled to hold between the 23rd February to 4th March,2018, a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE by the General Manager, Corporate and ...

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Peterside champions new Trade Terms that will enable Indigenous Shipowners get NNPC, NIMASA nod to lift crude

  . Kachikwu, Baru Weigh Options (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Shipowners and other stakeholders in the maritime sector are on the verge of getting the desired change in trade terms from Free On Board (FOB) to Cost Insurance and Freight (CIF) which would enable them to begin to lift Nigeria crude and ultimately boost indigenous capacity, as championed by The Director-General of ...

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The Pride of Ogun: Senator Ibikunle Amosun clocks 60 years rebuilding Ogun State for Good Governance

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Yoruba language: (Mi o mo’bi olori gbe yan’ri o, n ba re yan t’emi; mi o mo’bi Amosun gbe yan ori o, n ba re yan t’emi; ibi kan na sha l’agbe yan’ri o, kadara o papo ni; ese lo kan n sa’re o, ori o re ibi kan), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Yoruba language: (Mi o mo’bi ...

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Wike’s latest offer on criminals, another smokescreen to cover failure- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The latest broadcast by Rivers State Governor, Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, CON, GSSRS in which he named and placed cash ransom on certain 32 verified notorious cultists, kidnappers, terrorists and murderers in 12 local government areas is a mere smokescreen to cover the failure of his regime to protect the people he swore to an oath to protect, a ...

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NPA Management sets up Investigative Committee on Tincan fire Incidents

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has on behalf of the entire Management team of the organization expressed a heartfelt sympathy to the Executive Committee of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) over the recent fire incidents which occurred resulting in the loss of some official documents ...

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Dakuku Peterside hails Security Agencies for Killing Rivers notorious criminal

  .Charges Wike to show political will (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has expressed gratitude to Nigerian security agencies, particularly the army and State Security Service (SSS) for working together to kill a notorious criminal, Igwedibia Johnson aka Don Waney, who for long terrorized the people of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local ...

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Maritime stakeholders hail NIMASA capacity building initiative

  .Pledge support for NSDP Cadets   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The capacity building initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) through the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) has again received commendation from Stakeholders and industry players in the Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, ...

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NPA Management sympathizes with TCIPC fire victims; reiterates commitment to safety, security standards

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed concern while sympathizing with those affected in the unfortunate fire incident which occurred at locations in the Tin Can Island Port Complex (TCIPC), Apapa during which no lives were lost, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Management stated this against the back drop of the fire outbreak of ...

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NPA suspends operation of service boats to IOCs, other debtor companies

  .May restrict Egina FPSO’s access to Nigerian waterways (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has, with immediate effect, suspended service boats operations in all its pilotage districts until the full settlement of debts accruing from unpaid pilotage dues by IOCs and other beneficiaries of the services, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This is coming just as the organisation gave indication ...

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Financial prudency: Peterside has reduced NIMASA operating cost by 50%- Amaechi

  .Obaseki, others commend Peterside’s leadership style (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honorable Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has prudently reduced the operating cost of the Agency by 50 per cent, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Minister also described Peterside as an epitome of good governance ...

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The Queen of Relationship: World-renowned Strategic Communicator Hajia Lami Tumaka clocks 58 yrs tying bonds titanically

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Argument ensued: (Mr. A) – Hajia Lami Tumaka is 58 years old jooo! TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. (Mr. B)- Are you sure? Yoruba language (Iyen omo ele t’emi n wo yen) English meaning (with that beautiful lady I am seeing) I doubt it if she is truly 58 years old (Mr. A)- I mean it, she is 58 years ...

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Maritime safety: NIMASA sets to acquire more fast intervention vessels to tackle crime

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In line with the recent approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA is set to acquire strategic maritime safety and security assets, which are also in line with the total spectrum of maritime security strategy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who made ...

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NIMASA to release Nigeria Maritime Forecast as a guide for investors by first quarter 2018- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to guide prospective and .existing investors on the business outlook of the Nigerian maritimesector and to equally reposition the sector for greater efficiency in line with International best practices, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) will release the empirical forecast that will determine the outlook of the industry in Nigeria by the ...

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Fair-minded NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman clocks 42 years restoring Nigeria yearslong lost resources transparently

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): How are you Hadiza? Hope you are happy and fine? Come oooon! Move closer to me- Yoruba language (Isunmo ara eni, ni a fi n mo ise eni) English meaning (Closeness drives understanding); let me whisper something to your hearing; Hurray! You know what! Your special day is here! You are +1 today, January 2nd, 2018, TRADE ...

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Value-driven Riverians beloveth Dr. Dakuku Peterside of NIMASA clocks 47 years prudently

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): (A person that is loved by many people is always seen as a faultless personality) Yoruba language (Eni aye n fe ki I ni abuku kankan ni ara), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. (Bibi ire ko se fi owo ra) English language (To be a well-behaved person cannot be bought with money). (If you compare one child with another, you ...

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NIMASA-sponsored phase one of NSDP sea time training- Photo

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NIMASA offers automatic employment to 20 cadets with distinction

  .Hails Amaechi’s Commitment to Maritime Growth (TRADE NEWSWIRE): It was an emotional moment yesterday when the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside announced the decision of the Executive Management of the Agency to offer automatic employment to twenty (20) beneficiaries of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) Cadets that passed out ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman awards staff for meritorious service- Photos

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NSDP: NIMASA kick-starts first phase of fully-sponsored on-board sea-time training for 239 cadets in Egypt, UK

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, has commenced the first phase of fully-sponsored on-board sea-time training for 239 cadets in Egypt and United Kingdom, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, disclosed this during a flag-off ceremony held in Lagos for 150 Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) Cadets who are bound for Arab Academy ...

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Employee motivation: NPA rewards staff for excellence to up performance at work

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to motivate staff for improved performances, the Nigerian Ports Authority under the leadership of a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has celebrated 567 Staff of the Authority from Ports across the country for their hard work, dedication and commitment to duty, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by ...

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NPA, ANCLA partner on Ease of Doing Business in maritime sector- Photos

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Blue economy: NIMASA DG advocates proper framework in Africa

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that in order to harness the opportunities derivable from the Blue Economy in Africa there is the need for a proper framework and structure which will enhance the coordination of the sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained ...

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Happy Birthday: Congratulations to President Muhammadu Buhari @75

  Your Excellency sir, (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Your journey of life to 75 years of age on earth today calls for celebration, and it is not celebration per se, but to give gratitude to the Almighty God that makes you to witness today in His infinite mercy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. i praise and celebrate God for you in many ways he had ...

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Health is wealth: NPA invests in staff; flags off vaccination against meningitis

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In order to further demonstrate its commitment to achieving and sustaining a healthy workforce, the Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has embarked on a programme for the vaccination of its employees against Meningitis, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Flagging off the exercise at the Authority’s corporate headquarters, a Socio-Economic Reformer Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman of NPA, asserted ...

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Idle hands are the devil’s tools: NPA not engaged in secret staff recruitment as scandalously rumoured-ADVERTORIAL

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority hereby clarifies a report in the Monday, December 11, 2017 edition of Daily Sun with the headline: “NPA commences secret staff recruitment” The report insinuated that the Authority has embarked on some secret recruitment against directives by President Muhammadu Buhari that Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA’s) of government should embargo fresh recruitments. The ...

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Eating to stay healthy: NPA begins 24hrs Port workers canteen to stimulate operations

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to provide ‘healthy foods’ for workers and further consolidate on the ease of doing business at the Nation’s Seaports aimed at strengthening the 24 Hour Ports Operations, the Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has commissioned a Twenty-Four hour Port Workers Canteen at the premier Port, the Apapa Port Complex to that effect, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking during ...

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Rivers State: Police/ SARS deserves support- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Following the several killings and upsurge in criminal activities in Rivers state, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for support for the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and of the Nigerian Police Force, to help check the rising crime rate, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking today on the sidelines ...

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IMO Council election: Our loss not due to poor maritime performance but late campaign- NIMASA DG

  .Nigeria’s ISPS facility code compliant level rated above 80%- IMO Audit .’Nigeria did not spend as much money as being rumoured’ .’We will re-contest for the IMO Council seat in 2019, not discouraged at all’ .WE will fight piracy to an end- Peterside   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nigeria’s inability to win the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Category C seat at ...

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NIMASA ready to partner Defence Research and Development Bureau on maritime dev- Peterside

    -Army, Navy, Air Force working towards developing Military wares – AVM Osahor   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the Agency is ready to partner with the Defence Research and Development Bureau for the growth of the Nigerian maritime sector adding that research is ...

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NIMASA NSDP: UK University graduates 59 Nigerian Cadets

.As four bag First class honours, Petreside hails capacity growth (TRADE NEWSW1IRE): The Capacity Building initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) through the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) has again received another boost as 59 of the beneficiaries have graduated from the Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, TRADE NEWSW1IRE reports.. This brings it to a total ...

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NIMASA Maritime Essay Competition: Medical student emerge winner

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Miss Elizabeth Ezekiel, a second year Medical student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State has emerged the winner of the Essay Competition organised by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to commemorate the 2017 World Maritime Day Celebration, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Miss Ezekiel’s essay was adjudged the best out of 180 entries by ...

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Conscience of the Nation: President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari clocks 75 years entrenching Good Governance

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Below is the video clip of General Muhammadu Buhari when he militarily took over the mantle of leadership of Nigeria in 1983 to fight against corruption and indiscipline with the institution of War Against Indiscipline (WAI) to that effect, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Nigeria we hail thee. Our own dear native land, Though tribe and tongue may differ, In brotherhood we ...

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NIMASA DG bags Award of Credence

  .Youth Parliament pass vote of confidence on him (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has bagged the award of credence just as the Nigerian Youth Parliament passed a vote of confidence on him, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This award was conferred on the DG during a special advocacy visit ...

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Stakeholders oppose amendment to NIMASA Act seeking 1% contribution to Navy

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have opposed moves by the Nigerian Navy seeking amendment to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (NIMASA) Act to contribute 1% of its revenue to the Nigerian Navy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The move was condemned by industry players during a One-Day Public Hearing on “A bill for an Act to Amend the ...

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To President Muhammadu Buhari: The true economic state of Nigerians and Nigeria

  Your excellency sir, (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I wish to sincerely give you first-hand information on the true economic situation of Nigerians and Nigeria from the street, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. It should be noted that at the beginning of your administration, there were two major economic challenges as practically understood by average Nigerians, which are 1, Inflated food/ product prices and ...

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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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Maritime Safety and Security key to industry, national growth-Amaechi

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation Rt. Honourable Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has said that Maritime Safety and Security is key to the growth of industry and the nation at large, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Addressing Stakeholders and Newsmen at the occasion of the world Maritime day celebration held in Lagos, the Minister assured Stakeholders in sub-sector of government’s co-operation ...

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We need political will to move maritime sub-sector forward- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has stated that there is need for a strong political will in the interest of the nation to move the Maritime sub-sector forward, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.. She was speaking at the World Maritime Celebration held in Lagos under the theme: “connecting Ships, ...

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2017 World Maritime Day: Chieftains of NPA, NIMASA and NSC discuss way forward for Nigerian maritime sector-Photo

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Maritime dev: Shipping Position Newspaper celebrates 10th year anniversary at orphanage home

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Lagos-based Nigerian leading Maritime tabloid ‘Shipping Position Daily Newspaper’ cum Shipping Position Live, a maritime Radio programme, has celebrated its 10th year Anniversary at the orphanage home aimed at putting smiles on the faces of the less privilege in the society, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Shipping Position Daily Newspaper and Shipping Position Live were on 30th October, 2007 ...

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Economy: Agriculture, ICT, greater than Oil -Rainoil MD

.Says Agric next economic boom  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A major player in the downstream segment of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector and Managing Director of Rainoil Nigeria Limited, Engr. Gabriel Ogbechie has made a strong case for massive investments in the agricultural sector of the nation’s economy by Nigerians, saying that there are huge returns in the sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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To President Buhari: The Brand ‘Muhammad Buhari’ and stratagem of antagonists to reduce its equity- Strategic report

  Your Excellency sir, (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  There is a grand plan to drastically reduce the equity of the ‘Brand Name’ Muhammad Buhari GCFR, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, ahead of the 2019 presidential election, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The plan is to adopt a campaign of calumny against the government with respect to (a) Economy (b) ...

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Maritime labour: NIMASA commended on sustained Industrial peace, as MWUN rules out picketing

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju has commended the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) led by Dr. Dakuku Peterside, for creating the platform for sustained Industrial peace in the entire maritime sector as enjoyed by both employers and employees therein, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement ...

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NPA‘ll partner Women in ANLCA on improved Port operations- Hadiza Bala Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), headed by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Agency, Hadiza Bala Usman, is ready to partner Women in ANLCA (Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents) on how to further improve Ports Operation in order to serve them among other stakeholders better, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Hajia Usman, a strong believer in a ...

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Search and Rescue: NIMASA moves to further strengthen enforcement of regulations

    .IMO commends Agency’s Regional Search and Rescue Coordination operations (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated the Agency’s commitment towards the enforcement of strict safety regulations at sea, in order to ensure the protection of Marine Environment and Safety of assets, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Search and rescue (SAR): ...

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Organisational Development: NPA Management, employees brainstorm on ‘best’ way forward for Authority

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Executive Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) led by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has met with employees of the Organisation as part of efforts to chart a forward for the development of the Agency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Organisational Development: is a planned, systematic approach to improving organisational effectiveness,  one ...

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NPA MD assures investors on ease of doing business at ports

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured the Business Community in Nigeria, especially the Maritime sub-Sector that Authority has put in place appropriate measures that would enable it facilitate business activities at the nation’s Seaports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the General Manager, Corporate ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman unveils modern marine pollution equipment to proactively cater for future challenges

  . Pledges to build staff capacity (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has unveiled drones among other modern marine pollution equipment as part of proactive measures taken to cater for environmental challenges that might emanate in future, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This was done during the passing out ceremony of ...

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NPA partners SON to strengthen operational efficiency- Photo

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NIMASA appeals NLNG tax holiday judgment

  .Wants court to stop NLNG from enforcing judgment (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court Lagos in the matter between Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), Attorney General of the Federation, Global West Vessels Specialists Ltd and NIMASA, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Agency filed the appeal with an ...

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