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Attitudinal change required to obey Port Environmental Laws- NPA MD Hadiza Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has tasked staff of the organization and operators around port environment to have a change of attitude in obeying environmental laws for a pollution free environment, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. She made this clarion call while addressing stakeholders at a One-day event marking World ...

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Security: Defence Ministry receives 25 Armoured vehicles from NPA to smoke Boko Haram insurgents out of hideouts

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority, led by a Socio Economic Reformer and Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman, has donated 25 ‘Mine Resistance Ambush Protected Armoured vehicles’ to the Ministry of Defence to smoke-out remnants of Boko-Haram insurgents from their hideouts in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Principal ...

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BPS: NPA blocks revenue leakages, improves customer service with introduction of RIMS in port operations

  .RIMS to boost economy .RIMS enhances revenue generation into govt coffers .RIMS aids detection of theft .RIMS improves customer service delivery .RIMS to engender uniform tariff rates at ports .RIMS brings about accuracy of documentation .RIMS improves business operations at port .RIMS allows for transparency in port activities  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts made to simplify Business Processes ...

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Service delivery: We assure NCS of ‘quality service’ to port operators- NPA MD

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has reassured the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping that her Agency would continue to give port operators ‘quality service’, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Principal Manager, Public Affairs, NPA, Ibrahim Nasiru, on behalf of the General Manager, ...

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Information Management: NPA, Nigerian Army move to close information gap for effective networking, operations

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Army are partnering to close information gap between the duo for effective networking and operations among government agencies, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, said this when she led the top Management of the Authority in receiving the visiting team from the ...

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Women in Development: NPA MD synergises with WISTA to encourage more women into shipping business

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has expressed her readiness to work with Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) to bring more women into shipping business, just as she called for cooperation among the women folks in all their activities to aid the development of Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In ...

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Terms of Business Agreement: AAMA Chair demands Symbiotic Relationship with world maritime operators

  .Peterside markets Nigerian maritime potentials at Nor-Shipping 2017   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has demanded for a Symbiotic Relationship that is ‘mutually beneficial’ in nature on Terms of Business Agreement with world maritime operators, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who is also the Director-General of the Nigerian ...

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Thank you!!!

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I am humbled by torrent of cheerful messages sent and like buttons pressed for YOUR daughter, sister, friend, colleague and wife Halimah Adenekan, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. I sincerely thank and appreciate the TIME speared to do this, because TIME is the most expensive resource on earth. So, the minute (s) utilized for this is deeply appreciated. I ...

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NPA to kick-start 24 hours port operations shortly- Minister

  .NPA strengthens trade relationship with Port of Miami, others (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, RT. Honorable Chibuike Rotimi Ameachi, has said that Nigerian Port Authority will soon commence 24-hours ports operations across the nation’s seaports as directed by the Federal Government, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at a trade forum between the NPA and delegation of the Miami Dade ...

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‘Happy birthday to Halimah Adenekan my jewel of inestimable value’

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Happy birthday to my faithful and supportive wife, QUEEN HALIMAH ADENEKAN , the one I trust, respect, cherish, love, my soul mate, best friend and the love of my heart, as you add another year today, May 31, 2017, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. I would have kept mum from celebrating you to the public and rather do ...

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NSDP: NIMASA on course with seatime training programme- Peterside

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated the commitment of the Agency to ensuring that all beneficiaries of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) conclude their programme by getting sea time training, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who made this commitment while speaking at the second edition of the ...

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Capacity development: NPA joins CODET to bridge gap between engineering students and industry practitioners

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), under the leadership of a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman, has expressed the readiness of the Authority to support the Committee of Deans of Engineering and Technology of Nigerian Universities (CODET) in bridging the gap between engineering students and practitioners in the industry to support Nigerian infrastructural needs, ...

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NIMASA DG, UNIPORT VC identify ‘Integrated Transport System’ as driver of economic development

  .Peterside appointed as Chairman, Governing Board of the Centre for Logistics and Transport (CELTRAS)   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, and the Vice Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Professor Ndowa Lale, have identified Integrated Transport System as a factor that will drive economic development in Nigeria, TRADE ...

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Ship wreck removal: ‘Cooperation of wreck-owners with NIMASA required for safe navigation’

  .NIMASA gets accolade for efforts in wreck removal, as DG pledges to further improve on performance (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Owners of ship wrecks has been urged to cooperate with the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to facilitate wrecks removal from the nation’s water for safe navigation and prevention of marine pollution, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The ...

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Rivers port, NIMASA synergise to avoid operational loopholes, strengthen relationship

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Port Manager, Rivers Port Complex, Mr. A. G. Umar has paid a courtesy visit to the Port Service Comptroller of NIMASA, Mr. Umar Dachia, in order to avoid operational loopholes and for continuous maintenance of existing cordial relationship between the duo agencies, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. He observed that since he took over, he has never received ...

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Rivers port: Port Manager pledges to support Harbour Police Command

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Manager of Rivers Port, Mr. A. G. Umar, has pledged to support the Port Police in the discharge of its duties within the Port environs and also maintain a good working relationship with the Command, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Principal Manager, Public Affairs, NPA, Ibrahim Nasiru on behalf of ...

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Maritime security: We have ‘symbiotically’ suppressed piracy in Nigerian waters, Gulf of Guinea- NIMASA DG

  .FG procures three helicopters, twelve fast intervention vessels for coastal surveillance (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and Chairman of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that that pirate’s nefarious operations in the Nigerian waters and by extension the Gulf of Guinea had been ...

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ICRC salutes NPA Mgt for exploiting PPP initiative in execution of infrastructural projects

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has commended the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) under the leadership of a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Agency, Hadiza Bala Usman, for exploiting Public Private Partnerships (PPP) initiative in the implementation of its developmental projects to the advantage of the nation’s economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In ...

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Freedom of Navigation Extends to Foreign Warships

  The past months have seen a significant increase in Russian military activity across Europe, including the Baltic Sea. Last month, Admiral Michelle Howard, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa, and commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command Naples, described the scope of Russian military activity in Europe as “precedential,” exceeding even Cold War era levels. The Baltic ...

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Polaris Shipping Agrees to Settle with Families

The operator of the Stellar Daisy, the bulk carrier that sank in the South Atlantic on March 31, has reached a compensation agreement with the families of most missing crew members. Polaris Shipping, the South Korean operator of the missing vessel, said it has agreed to compensation to families of 17 missing sailors and the two rescued crew, without detailing ...

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Search Team Finds More Remains in Sewol’s Cabins

  The South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said in a statement Saturday that search crews have recovered more suspected human bones from within the wreck of the ferry Sewol. In addition to the bones, a search team recovered a gold tooth from a cabin towards the aft end of the fourth deck. Sources reported that the tooth may ...

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Employment relationship: NPA, SSA and MWUN hold tripartite meeting to foster relationship

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority led by a Socio -Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Agency, Hadiza Bala Usman, has held a meeting with a joint delegation of Senior Staff Association (SSA) of NPA and Maritime Workers Union (MWUN) in order to foster employee and employer peaceful relationship among the trio, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman unbundles monopoly in cargo handling

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has taken a bold step to unbundle monopoly in cargo handling by allowing every terminal in the Port to receive any cargo provided they have the technical competence to handle it, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Principal ...

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Nigeria moves to return to International Maritime Organisation Council- APR

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nigeria’s chances of returning to the council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has greatly improved with the recent efforts of the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration led by the Director General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, to bring the country back to leadership position in global maritime community latter this year, Nigeria’s Alternate Permanent Representative (APR) at the ...

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CSR: NPA moves to get FG’s nod for reconstruction of port access roads in partnership with Dangote

  .I won’t rest until port access roads are motorable- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman .Road reconstruction to be done through PPP . Reconstruction exercise to gulp N4.3bn . NPA to fund the road project with N1.8bn of total cost . Construction to last for 10 months (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and  Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), ...

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Nigeria: Rivers Port tariff not different from others- A. G. Umar

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Port Manager, Rivers Port Complex, Mr. A. G. Umar has stated that Nigerian Ports Authority operates a uniform tariff therefore debunking claims that tariff differentials scares customers away from Rivers Port, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This, he said during a recent visit of Maritime Energy and Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MEMPON) led by the National President Amb ...

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NPA, Japanese govt collaborates on developmental projects for operational efficiency

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has stated that it would collaborate in all ramification with the Japanese Government especially in the areas of technical and manpower support, as both agencies aspire to institute a regime of operational efficiency at the nation’s Seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This assurance was given by the Managing Director, Hadiza Bala ...

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We will continue to open maritime investment windows of opportunity- Peterside

.Nigerian Chamber of Shipping commends NIMASA’s strides in industry (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated that the Agency is committed to ensuring the viability of the maritime sector to encourage domestic and foreign investors in Nigeria’s maritime industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE ...

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Trade facilitation: Lagos to Kano rail lines that’ll link Lagos ports for quick cargo delivery underway- Minister

  .Operational rail system at Lagos Ports ‘ll aid export of agricultural produce- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to engender quick cargo delivery to and from the ports, the Honourable Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Ameachi, has said that the second segment of the Lagos to Kano Standard Gauge Rail System which would connect the ...

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FDI: NIMASA DG utilizes maritime incentives as USP to woo investors from America to Nigeria

  .Peterside poised to enhance Ease of Doing Business index in Nigeria through maritime sector  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): An Astute Management Professional and Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA Dr. Dakuku Peterside, is presently utilizing maritime incentives as a Unique Selling Point to woo investors from the United States of America to Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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Port efficiency: NPA launches 4 tug boats to facilitate speedy port operations, safety

.NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman fulfills Agency’s pledge on implementation of 2017 budget in advance .NIMASA congratulates NPA for investing in infrastructure development (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has launched four new tug boats to facilitate speedy operations and enhance safety in Nigerian ports, which is expected to have a multiplier effect on the nation’s ease of doing business ...

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Defamation of Character: NPA MD Hadiza Usman institutes legal action against Prince Henry Nwazuruahu Shield to sanitise cyber media, others

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As individuals, we are complicit if we sit, watch and allow any form of degeneracy that rewards blackmailers, extortionists, character assassins, fake news entrepreneurs and other various turpitudes of the modern society to gain unchecked foothold over our lives and derail our democracy. On 22nd March, 2017 an online media platform tripcentralnigeria.com published a false malicious defamatory ...

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TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net) bounces back, repositions for improved service

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic International newsportal, TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net) is back to serve the world better after weeks of repositioning and upgradement of its media platform, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. We assure our global readers that we are back to give you the best of Strategies and Nws aimed at developing and advancing humanity, likewise fostering peaceful co-existence of mankind. ...

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Peterside fully prepared to showcase Nigerian maritime potential at AAMA, exploits opportunity for economic dev

  .Secretary-General of IMO, Mr. Kitack Lim‘ll lead delegation of UN body to event .32 African countries to participate in AAMA  .AAMA commences on 19th -21st of April,2017 (TRADE NEWSWIRE): An astute Management Professional and the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, is ready to showcase Nigerian maritime potential to world at the forthcoming ...

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V-Exchange’s patent violation claim wrong because NCC approved our KwikCash Service since April 20, 2016 before its Oct 27, 2016 proposal- Etisalat

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Etisalat Nigeria has denied the claim of patent infringement by V-Exchange Ltd. which was reported recently in the media not TRADE NEWSWIRE, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports The management of V-Exchange claimed that it sent a business proposal dated 27th October, 2016 to Etisalat and subsequently met with Etisalat’s representatives on 23rd, November 2016, where it informed Etisalat of ...

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It is our ethical creed to be socially responsible to the society- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has stated its firm resolve at sustaining the commitment it had established concerning her corporate social responsibility efforts across the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Managing Director of the Organization Hadiza Bala Usman gave this information to a cross section of newsmen in Maiduguri, Borno State whilst handing over relief ...

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Countdown to AAMA 2017: President Buhari meets African Maritime Chieftains, as NIMASA shifts world’s attention to Nigeria

  .Few days to AAMA 2017 Conference (TRADE NEWSWIRE): President Mummadu Buhari will later this month on April 20 meet a body of African Maritime leaders under the aegis of Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA) from across the continent to brainstorm on ways in which Africa can come together to maximize the economic opportunities of the continent’s large ocean, ...

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PRCAN Re-elects Executives

    …Charges members on imperative of case study documentation The Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN), the professional association charged with the responsibility of regulating public relations consulting in Nigeria, has sworn in re-elected executive members to the steer affairs of the association for the next two years. This was the highpoint of activities at the association’s 2017 ...

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NIMASA CALLS FOR URGENT REMOVAL OF ABANDONED SHIPS, WRECKS

… Warns erring owners risk sanctions. (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to ensure safe and secure shipping on the Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has warned all owners of abandoned Ships/Vessels to urgently remove same from the Nigerian territorial waters on or before 28thof April 2017 or risk sanctions ranging from forfeiture or removal ...

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NIGERIA TO SHOWCASE MARITIME POTENTIALS IN NORWAY

…As Norwegian Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries Visits NIMASA. (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of measures to attract foreign investors to tap into opportunities that abound in the Nigerian maritime industry, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would be showcasing the potentials of the Nigerian Maritime Sector at the Norway Shipping week that would hold later this ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman awarded for outstanding performance in maritime sector, pledges not to relent

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman, has asserted that she has learnt so much within her short spell in the Port Industry and that she appreciated the Media for partnering the NPA Management and being able to convey some of its programmes effectively to the public’s, charging the Media to always cross ...

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NPA sensitizes stakeholders on importance of environmental safety, security

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA) has assured stakeholders in the Maritime sub- sector of its readiness to prioritize matters concerning Operational, Safety and Security with the view to providing necessary support in this regards across the nation’s Seaports in order to ensure efficient Port Services in line with International best practices, TRADE NEWSWIRE repors. Flagging ...

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Proverbial warnings to leadership of Nigerian Senate

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Yoruba elders say: Bi koko ba n fe ni le’fe, aki n je ori imado; bi a’ba de je ori imado, aki n lo si awujo kumo; bi a’ba wa lo si awujo kumo, i mowon ara eni la n mo, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. English meaning: A person that is suffering from hump of the body should ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Usman: A fenced ripped-orange tree being pelted fruitlessly by intruders

  The recent media campaigning of calumny and propaganda targeted at a Socio-Economic reformer and Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, is a case of ripped orange on a tree located in a fenced garden, in which despite the barricade created around the ripped-orange tree, intruders chooses to defy protocol and start to fruitlessly pelt the ripped-orange(s) unpermissively for pluckage ...

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RE: NPA, BIDDERS AT WAR OVER CARGO SURVEY- ADVERTORIAL

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) renounces the Guardian Newspaper Publication of Tuesday the 21st day of March 2017 on page 42 titled “NPA, bidders at war over Cargo Survey. As a responsible corporate entity of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the NPA respects the Institution of Law and Order. In this regard therefore, the ...

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Peterside recounts achievements in one year as DG NIMASA, scores Agency high

  . Forthcoming 3rd AAMA Conference in Abuja to be best in history- Peterside .Optimistic about future of Nigerian maritime sector .’ NIMASA has hosted two Sub-Regional Technical Committee meetings to build regional network in responding to distress calls timely in the last one year’ .’NIMASA recorded less than 10 maritime accidents in the last one year compared to previous ...

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Shamaki strengthens call for advocacy to safeguard right of children

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Permanent Secretary, Special Duties Office (SDO), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Dr. Amina Muhammed Bello Shamaki, has reiterated the importance of advocacy to safeguard and improve the rights of children in Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. . In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Special Duties Office (SDO), Office of the ...

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NPA’s new Spokesman Elder Nduonofit assumes office

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The newly appointed General Manager, Public Affairs of the Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA) Elder Effiong Etim Nduonofit, has assumed office effective Thursday, 16th day of March, 2017. He took over from Chief Michael Kayode Ajayi, who handed over the mantle to him at the Corporate Headquarters of the organization in Marina, Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement ...

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NIMASA, UK SCHOOL TARGET SEA TIME FOR 400 NIGERIANS

  .Cadets thank President Buhari, pray for him .Peterside applaud Nigerians performance in South Shields Marine School   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has again struck a new partnership with the South Shield Marine School at the South Tyneside College, South Shield, Newcastle in the United Kingdom, to provide sea time opportunities for about 400 ...

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Retired NPA Publicist Chief M.K Ajayi hands-over to Elder Effiong Nduonofit as new spokesman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Immediate-past and just-retired General-Manager, Public Affairs, Nigerian Ports Authority, Chief Micheal Kayode Ajayi has handed over the office to Elder Effiong E. Nduonofit as the new image maker of NPA, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Chief Ajayi, who served NPA for 24 years meritoriously, occupied different department ranging from being  a two-time former General-Manager, Public Affairs and General Manger, ...

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Efficient and effective delivery of NPA’s mandate is our trust- MD Hadiza Usman

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has promised to work assiduously towards ensuring that the Nation’s Ports Master Plan is put into effective use and to serve as a reference point in all matters that concern greater operational efficiency in the industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Usman links healthy lifestyle to improved productivity

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to sensitise the officers and staff of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) towards improved productivity at all times, the Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman has urged the workforce to consistently engage in various forms of exercise in their leisure time and also consumes food items that boosts immunity; and increases healthy living ...

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NPA assures Pensioners of statutory pension increase

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has assured that all pensioners who are qualified for pension increase in line with Federal Government Constitutional provision will enjoy same, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Principal Manager, Ibrahim Nasiru on behalf of the General Manager, Public Affairs of ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Usman condoles Adebayo’s family over death of their late father- Photos

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2017 edition of Intafact Hero’s Foundation commences nationwide- Photos

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NIMASA MARITIME CAPACITY PROGRAMME: 130 NIGERIAN YOUTHS GRADUATE IN EGYPT

· Get offer of sea time training (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), an initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has once again graduated 130 cadets from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate ...

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Govt should urgently review Customs directive of reassessing motor vehicles for levy-Amiwero

  08TH MARCH 2017   HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMUDU BUHARI PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA STATE HOUSE ABUJA.   DEAR SIR,   THE URGENT NEED FOR GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION ON THE RECENT DIRECTIVE TO   REASSESS AND COLLECT   ADDITIONAL IMPORT DUTIES ON    LEGALLY LICENSED AND OWNED MOTOR VEHICLES UNDER HOME CONSUMPTION BY NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE. We hereby bring to the attention of His Excellency of ...

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Homecoming: Mopa-born retired NPA Publicist Chief Micheal Ajayi clocks 60 years graciously

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A two-time former General-Manager, Public Affairs and General Manger, Administration of the Nigerian Ports Authority; also a one-time General Manager, Human Resources; and General Manager, Western Ports of NPA, Chief Micheal Kayode Ajayi, who hails from Mopa Land, a Yoruba-speaking area in Kogi State, has retired from the service of the NPA on March 8, 2017, ...

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IMPERATIVE OF FACT CHECKING IN NIGERIA MEDIA HOUSES

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): It is imperative that Nigeria media houses made use of fact-checker on pronouncement/write up made by government functionaries and citizens to forestall dissemination of falsehood in the country. Factitious statements have been hauled on innocent citizens of this nation by political jobbers to massage their selfish interest and create confusion in the country. Their desire is to manipulate ...

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Dakuku assures U.S. Coast Guard of safety in Nigerian ports

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In furtherance to its commitment to ensure safety and security on the nation’s territorial ways, and in line with global best practices, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has disclosed that the Agency is determined to ensure total compliance with the International Ships and Ports Facility (ISPS) Code ...

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Visit to Oba of Lagos: Peterside solicits support of Traditional rulers for economic diversification

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside has solicited support of traditional rulers around the maritime domain of the country to assist the economic diversification drive of the President Muhammadu Buhari led Administration, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside made this call when he led members of the Management team of the Agency on ...

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LET’S PARTNER FOR PROGRESS – NIMASA URGES NIGERIANS

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged Nigerians to partner with the Agency to ensure a virile maritime industry as the activities of the Agency impact on the lives of all Nigerians, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This is given the fact that virtually every product used by Nigerians comes ...

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NIMASA 2017 Budget Targets Strategic Growth of Maritime Industry – Dakuku

.To position NIMASA as African foremost maritime Agency (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has disclosed that the Agency’s 2017 budget is tailored towards the strategic growth and other developmental initiatives of the maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside who said this recently during the 2017 budget defence session ...

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Security alert: Strategic report to security agencies on Kaduna

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Security agencies should be on the lookout, as Central and Northern Kaduna ‘not’ Southern Kaduna now, may likely be attacked any time soon, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Nature: It could be in form of bomb explosion or intermittent/ overnight gunmen attacks on neighborhoods Aim: To put the entire Kaduna state on fire. Caution: Security agencies should also ...

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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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Capacity development panacea to unemployment- NIMASA DG

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has averred that human capacity development initiative is a panacea to the growing unemployment rate in the economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The DG who said this at the 1st Annual Lecture of Swaaya Limited, Publishers of Freedom Online news with the theme: ...

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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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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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Nigeria Struggles to Boost Oil Output; That’s Good for OPEC

Nigeria’s progress in curbing militant attacks hasn’t much boosted its oil output. While that’s bad news for a country mired in its worst economic slump in 25 years, it’s making life easier for fellow OPEC members. Africa’s largest economy was pumping about 1.5 million barrels a day late last month, 30 percent below what it was hoping to achieve and ...

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NSDP: Nigeria to export seafarers soon-Dakuku

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nigerian youths in the maritime sector are in line to earn in dollars, as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has made provisions for the beneficiaries of the Nigerian Seafarers’ Development Programme (NSDP) to obtain their Certificate of Competency (CoC) by undergoing requisite sea time training to qualify them for global shipping and earn in foreign ...

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NPA courts NIM to build staff capacity in compliance with modern day socio-economic challenges

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to be in-tune with the modern day socio-economic challenges that could serve as a ‘cog in the wheel’ of the operations of staff, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is set to partner the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) in building the capacity of its workforce to that effect, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Managing ...

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NIMASA making progress despite challenges-Peterside

  .NIMASA Board Tour Zones (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated that the present Management is on course in its bid to reform, reposition, restructure and reorganise the Agency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside made this assertion while briefing the Chairman of the NIMASA Governing Board, Gen. Jonathan India ...

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To Nigerians: ……and what’s next after the protest? – By Great Imo Jonathan

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Congratulations on the protest carried out today both by those against this regime and those in support. I know that things are hard but I don’t want anybody to confuse you the more and burry you in the rubble of wailing. Now this is the matter. Even when there was subsidy, it was not sold at ...

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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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NIMASA partners TETFUND on maritime capacity growth

.Meets With Vice Chancellors Of Six Partner Universities (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced the process to establish partnership with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) to develop human capacity in the maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside stated this during a meeting with stakeholders and ...

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‘SMUGGLING AND EVASION OF DUTY ON VEHICLES IMPORTED THROUGH LAND BORDERS IS AVERSE TO AUTO POLICY DEVELOPMENT’

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The hues and cries about a ban on importation of vehicles through land borders by the Federal Government were borne out of lack of knowledge of the immense contribution of this policy to our economy. The desire to shortchange the nation through avoidance of tariff by smugglers is at the root of the imposition of this ban. This ...

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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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Media partnership with government strategic to diversification of Nigerian economy- Peterside

  .Maritime sector on the move to become sectoral cash cow of Nigeria- NIMASA DG (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Cordial working relationship between the Nigerian media especially those in the maritime sector in particular and the government has been described as strategic to diversifying the nation’s economy from monolithic oil revenue-based to non-oil sector, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and ...

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Port security: NPA MD receives Police AIG to strengthen relationship between duo agencies- Photos

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, received the Assistant Inspector General, Zone 2, Nigeria Police Force, Cornelius Kayode Aderanti, MNI on a courtesy visit to NPA Headquarters in a bid to strengthen relationship between the two agencies with respect to fostering security at the nation’s seaports in the Zone, TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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Nimasa seeks stakeholders input in Port reforms

  (TRDE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called on Maritime stakeholders to make input in the ongoing Port Reform Agenda of the present administration in other to reposition the maritime industry for greater efficiency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside made this call recently in Lagos when he played host to ...

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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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Employee motivation: How Chief M.K. Ajayi, Atekoja, others engendered current salary structure of NPA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): There is a saying that (Happy workers are productive workers), a pointer to the proposal initiated on new salary and welfare package for the entire workforce of the Nigerian Ports Authority about a decade ago by the then General Manager, Human Resources NPA, Chief Micheal Ajayi, who is now the General Manager, Public Affairs of the Authority ...

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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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Nigeria: Senate Sets Oil Benchmark At $44.5 Per Barrel

The Senate on Wednesday approved the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) and set oil benchmark for 2017 budget at 44.5 dollars per barrel. It also approved the exchange rate at N305 to a dollar as proposed by the executive for the 2017 fiscal year. The approval followed the adoption of a report by a Joint ...

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Nigeria: Minister of Transport in company of NPA MD, others on a facility tour of Kirikiri Lighter Terminal- Photos

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon Rotimi Amaechi,  in company of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman and other maritime stakeholders on a facility tour of Kirikiri Lighter Terminal on Friday in  Lagos in order to facilitate development in the industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.  

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Good working conditions for workers key to development of maritime sector

  .Stakeholders sign NJIC agreement (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders in the industry of its commitment in ensuring that a friendly working environment is created in and around the port environment, that will facilitate maritime trade and investment to grow the nation’s economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This commitment was made by the ...

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Media essential for growth of economy-NIMASA DG

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has charged the media on fair and balance reportage of economic activities, noting that they play a vital role to the growth and development of the economy,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, ...

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Ship wreck removal process to be reviewed – NIMASA DG

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside, has said the Agency will revisit the procedure of wreck removal from Nigerian waterways, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Mr. Isichei Osamgbi, on Tuesday, the DG made this declaration while speaking ...

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NPA Management on a working visit to NAGAFF secretariat- Photos

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority led by the Managing Director of the agency, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, paid a courtesy visit to the executive members of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) at the secretariat on Friday in Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. L-R : Acting President of NAGAFF, Mr. Increase Uche; Founder of NAGAFF, Chief ...

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NPA introduces Quarterly Stakeholders Parley, commissions Study on Port Charges in West Africa

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authourity (NPA); Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured that the Authourity will interact more with stakeholders in 2017 so as to be more in tune with happenings at the various ports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. To this end , she has assured that, the NPA will introduce quarterly stakeholders meetings to know what is ...

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NPA tasks Police to fish-out killers of LASTMA officer In Apapa

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authourity (NPA); Ms Hadiza  Bala Usman has appealed to the Nigeria  Police to intensify efforts to arrest killers of an official of the Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA); Mr. Surajudeen Bakare,  in Apapa late last year, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the General Manager, ...

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Port efficiency: NPA in accord with British Embassy to engender port development

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The British High Commission and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) have resolved to work together to enhance operational efficiency cum development in Nigerian ports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The resolution was made during a courtesy visit to NPA’s head office in Marina on Wednesday in Lagos by the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, who was jointly ...

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NIMASA redeploys Directors, Management staff to reposition agency

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has approved the redeployment of some senior Management staff in order to reposition the Agency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Guru, Director and Head of Corporate Communications of (NIMASA) Hajia ...

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Nigerians speak out on Hajia Lami Tumaka of NIMASA @ 57 as she lights up lives with good character,compassion

  Nigerians recount their one-on-one experiences over the years with a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Guru and immediate past Head of Corporate Communications of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), now Director, Special Duties in the Director-General’s office, Hajia Lami Tumaka, with TRADE NEWSWIRE, as she clocks 57 years of age on January 14, 2017: Excerpts. (TRADE NEWSWIRE): ...

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