Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Ports Authority’

Heads Of Maritime Agencies Condemn Attack On NPA, Says it’s Unbelievable

By Adejumo Enock  Heads of maritime agencies  have condemned the hoodlums attack  and level of destruction caused at the corporate headquarters of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) recently in Lagos during the nationwide peaceful protests that were latter hijacked by thugs. The chief executive officers expressed their pains during a solidarity visit to the site […]

Apapa Gridlock – Police, Military Personnel Still Demand Bribe From Us – Truck Drivers

Despite the visit by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the Apapa axis at the weekend, truck drivers have accused policemen and naval personnel attached to control traffic in the area of allegedly collecting bribes from them. The drivers have continued to park indiscriminately on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. Osinbajo and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State had […]

Extortion Back On Lagos Ports Access Roads

Following the expiration of the two weeks mandate given to the Task Force Committee on Apapa traffic gridlock to clear the ports access roads off articulated vehicles last Saturday, truck operators have raised the alarm that unidentified uniformed men are back on the ports access roads, extorting truckers aiming to go into the ports to […]

Atiku says Ports losing $20bn annually to inefficiency

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has said that the Nigerian port system is losing over $20billion in annual revenue due to inefficiency and decayed infrastructure. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Atiku who promised to reverse the trend if voted into power in the coming election, made the disclosure […]

I am ready for any Probe – Hadiza Usman

Hadiza Usman, The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA,  has denied being investigated by the Presidency. She addded that she would not bend in her resolve to rid the agency of corruption, adding that there was no meeting between her and any APC Chieftain.   Hadiza Usman was reacting to an online publication that […]

Why NPA will Continue to Charge in Dollars – Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman

Saddled with its own enormous financial obligations in United States (U.S.) dollars, it will be difficult for the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to stop demanding payment for services also in dollars, the Managing Director, Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman, has said. Her declaration followed the position of terminal operators, shipping agencies and other operators during NPA’s forum […]