Early in December 16 2011, Mallam Habib Abdullahi was the General Manager, London office of Nigerian Ports Authoruty (NPA) but when the Federal Government relieved Ms. Aina Egharevba (Marine and Operations), Engineer Yusuf Haruna (Engineering and Technical Services) and Mr. Tola Atekoja (Finance and Administration) of their appointments as Executive Director of NPA, the baton fell on the most senior General Managers in the three departments to serve as Acting Executive Directors.
The Acting Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Mr. Haruna Baba Jauro has restated the agency’s commitment to the removal of barriers which hinder seamless facilitation of transit cargo to the Republic of Niger through Nigeria’s sea ports.
The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it generated N631.4 million as revenue for the month of July.
The spokesman for the command, Afiz Ajao told journalists in Seme that the revenue generated was N214 million lower than the N845 million generated in June.
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Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero has charged contractors handling the rehabilitation work at the Tin Can Island access road to expedite on the project.
The reconstruction work is intended to ease traffic in and out of the Ports.
Leadership of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Agents (ANLCA) has dissociated itself from the ongoing calls by some aggrieved members calling for the sack of the Customs Comptroller General, Dikko Abdullahi.
Daily Champion checks across major Tank farms in Lagos have indicated a drop in plans to maintain the fuel supply chain due to the apparent scarcity of foreign exchange, especially the US dollar.
Deputy Speaker, Cross River House of Assembly, Joseph Bassey has commended the state government for its plan to reconstruct the Calabar seaport.
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Youth wing leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams has said that picketing the offices of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as part of efforts to recover debts owed the group and ex-Niger Delta militants over security of pipelines is not one of their options.
As part of efforts to sustain the combat readiness of the Nigerian Navy in ship building and allied logistics, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with a United Arab Emirates (UAE)- based company, Prinvest with the Nigerian Navy brass.
Nigerian Ports Authority’s (NPA) has appealed to maritime workers to refrain from activities which would lead to industrial disharmony in the nation’s seaports.