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African port authorities meet in Dakar on how to match global trends

As in the case of Congo Republic’s Pointe-Noire, African ports are increasing their operational capacities. Installation of new infrastructures, signing of concession contracts among other moves are helping to multiply initiatives to integrate better in international trade. Port managers on the continent want to have more power in the global market and advocate for stronger regional cooperation. In the midst ...

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Port-aided economic dev: NPA MD Hadiza Usman pushes for quick passage of maritime Bills to boost economy

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Quick passage of Ports and Harbours Bill, National Transport Commission Bill and other maritime bills before the National Assembly will facilitate port development plan with a multiplying effect on the nation’s economy, a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, has urged, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. She said this at a retreat organised ...

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Happy birthday: Congratulations to Mother of the Nation Aisha Buhari @ 46

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net) congratulate Hajia Aisha Buhari, Mother of the Nation and bridal-looking wife of his Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Commander- In- Chief of the Armed Forces, as she clock 46 years today (February 17, 2017), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.   As a supportive, humble and submissive wife; lover of the masses and ...

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Budget Implementation: Port infrastructure dev, capacity building, others key on NPA agenda- MD

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said that port infrastructure development; procurement of plants and equipment; staff training among others are topmost on the Agency’s agenda in the implementation of its 2017 budget, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Managing Director of NPA Hadiza Bala Usman,who was represented by the Executive Director Finance and Administration of ...

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Capacity building: NPA in strategic partnership with NIM to further improve operations- Photo

(TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is set to partner with the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) in building the capacity of its workforce so as to further improve its operations with a multiplying effect on revenue generated by the Authority for the development of the Nigerian economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. (Human Capacity Building): is the process of developing and strengthening the ...

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Trump’s presidential phone call and evidential truth: Between Buhari and sceptics

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): I would have loved to write a comprehensive article on the above topic of discuss, but even if i wrote 100 pages, they will still not believe, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This is so, since they did not believe the visit of the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun to President Muhammadu Buhari in London where he is currently holidaying; ...

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Algeria to Build New Deepwater Port

The Algerian government has approved plans for the construction of a new $3.3 billion deep water port at El Hamdania. The port will include 23 berths, with a 20-meter (66-foot) draft, and will have an annual handling capacity of 6.3 million TEUs per year. This would make it Africa second largest container port after Morocco’s Tanger Med with a nine ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Usman on the match again: Moves to end Oshodi-Apapa Exp gridlock in partnership with FRSC

    .Kick-starts Road Traffic Safety Standarisation Scheme (RTSSS) for articulated vehicles and trucks entering Nigerian major ports  .Sets March 1, 2017 as commencement date .Poised to protect lives and properties of stakeholders accessing seaports . FRSC, other safety agencies to regularly inspect and certify NPA fleets   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic reformer and Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), ...

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NIMASA backs FG on establishment of Maritime University

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The attention of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been drawn to speculations in a section of the media and a Press Statement from the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) to the effect that the Agency is opposed to the establishment of the Maritime University at Okerenkoko, in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta ...

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Rumored-dead patriotic President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria hale and hearty- Photos

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): This is a confirmation that his Excellency, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, is not just alive but hale and hearty, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The President was visited in London by leaders of The All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Yoruba elders say (Aki I da’ke ku, ...

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