Sunday, February 18, 2018

Tag "Nigerian Ports Authority"

    Bala Usman: We might need to declare emergency on port access roads

Bala Usman: We might need to declare emergency on port access roads

Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says the agency might declare a state of emergency on roads leading to and from the port.In an interview with CNBC Africa, the director said the ports authority might take on the construction of these roads if the ministry of works does not consider them priority."We even believe that [...]

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    Blowing the cover on Intels

Blowing the cover on Intels

BY ADEJOH MOMOHFrom events which have unfolded in the past one week, logistics and facilities company, Intels, has flouted the Nigerian Constitutional provision regarding revenues accruing to the Federal Government and their prompt remittance to the Treasury Single Account. The company has received revenues on behalf of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for boat pilotage operations including monitoring and supervision [...]

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    We can’t identify missing vessels, NPA tells senate

We can’t identify missing vessels, NPA tells senate

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has been unable to identify the 282 vessels which the senate said got missing under its watch.During an investigative hearing on Monday, Hope Uzodinma, chairman, senate committee on customs, excise and tariff, told the NPA to account for the vessels.Uzodinma had said the vessels berthed without records and failure to respond in four days [...]

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    Jonathan appoints Tukur Ambassador-at-Large

Jonathan appoints Tukur Ambassador-at-Large

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, the immediate past chairman of the ruling PDP, as Ambassador-at-Large.[...]

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    Spanish investors frustrated by clearing at Nigerian ports

Spanish investors frustrated by clearing at Nigerian ports

The Spanish Government has urged the Nigerian Customs Service to address long-winded process of clearing goods from Nigerian ports, as it is a source of discouragement to Spaniards willing to invest in the Nigerian economy.Mr Pablo Segrelles, the chief economic and commercial counsellor of the Spanish Embassy in Nigeria challenged the Customs to evolve measures that would ensure transparency and speedy clearing [...]

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