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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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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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Seizure of 661 Pump Action rifles: NPA MD calls on security agencies in Nigerian ports to strengthen intelligence sharing, commends Customs

  .Salautes Millitary intelligence experience of Customs boss Col. Hameed Ali put to use  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, has called on all the security agencies operating in Nigerian ports to further strengthen intelligence sharing with one another, just as she commended the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali ...

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Get well soon! Prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  Take away the disease, O the Lord of the people! Cure Muhammadu Buhari, the son of Zulaihat as You are the One Who cures. There is no cure but Yours, a cure that leaves no disease, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Take away the disease, O the Lord of the people! Cure Muhammadu Buhari, the son of Zulaihat ...

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To President Muhammadu Buhari: Follow-up on causes and solution to Naira fall against dollar- Strategic report

    Your Excellency sir, As a follow-up to my earlier published Strategic Report on Causes and Solution to Naira Fall against Dollar, i humbly appeal to the government to holistically evaluate and implement the following recommendations in order to restore the value of Naira against the dollar in view of the strategic importance of Foreign Exchange to a nation’s economy like ...

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Trump fires acting attorney general who defied him on travel ban

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday (Jan 30) fired the acting attorney general, a holdover from the Obama administration, after she ordered Justice Department attorneys not to defend his controversial immigration orders. In a sharply worded statement, the White House called Sally Yates “weak on borders and very weak on illegal immigration” and also criticized Democrats for not yet ...

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Trade facilitation: NPA, Customs unveil Single Window System at ports to simplify trade for increased revenue

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to facilitate trade in the country and aid quick recovery of the nation’s economy out of economic recession currently bedeviling her, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) have introduced Single Window (SW) platform at the ports to that effect, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Managing Director, NPA, Ms Hadiza ...

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President Buhari’s death rumour: ‘Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing’

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  Yoruba elders say (Bi a ba le ni ti ti, bi a ko ba ba’ni, iwon ni a n ba’ni se ota mo, ise ni a d’eyin l’eyin  eni na) English meaning (When you pursue a person to destroy him and you can’t catch up with him to achieve your destructive aim, then you desist from ...

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New Commander for China’s Navy

Lieutenant Admiral Shen Jinlong has been appointed commander of China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy. There hasn’t been a formal announcement made to date, but a statement on China’s Ministry of Defense website used the new title. 60-year-old Shen, from Shanghai, replaces Admiral Wu Shengli, 71, to lead Asia’s largest navy. During his career, Shen had been: •    commander of the ...

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Russia Expands its Naval Base at Tartus

  On Wednesday, Russia and Syria finalized an agreement that would expand the territory of the Russian naval base at Tartus. In return, Russia will help Syria refurbish its naval vessels.Tartus was the southern terminus of Russia’s “Syrian Express” supply convoy during the Syrian civil war. It has been in Russia’s possession in one form or another since 1971, and ...

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