NPA Harps On Multimodal Cargo Haulage to Ease Traffic Congestion

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has disclosed that it is currently in talks with the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), to encourage movement of cargo by rail to and from Apapa Ports to increase the frequency of evacuation of cargoes. The Assistant General Manager, Corporate and Communication, NPA, Ibrahim Nasiru, who disclosed this in a statement […]

56 Feared Dead in Niger Boat Disaster

Minna — Fifty-six people are feared to have drowned in a boat mishap on River Kaduna between Galadiman-Kogo and Kwata-Zuma in Shiroro local government area of Niger State. The incident happened when a big boat which was carrying 60 people capsized as a result of heavy rain storm between 10 and 11 on Saturday morning. […]

Flood Disasters Loom in Bayelsa, Anambra, Abia, Delta States

Flood Disasters Loom in Bayelsa, Anambra, Abia, Delta States

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has raised the alarm over impending flood in Anambra, Abia, Delta and Bayelsa states. The warning came barely 24 hours after the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) released an alert on River Niger to the effect that further rise in water level in Niger Republic would spread to Benin Republic, […]

FG To Connect Airports, Seaports, Inland Depots to Rail

The Federal Ministry of Transportation, has disclosed plans to connect all seaports, airports and inland container depots by rail. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Sabiu Zakari, said; “The vision is for a farmer in Sokoto to be able to send his goods from his farms by road to the nearest inland container depot, where it […]

NPA partners Navy

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, has promised to improve on the relationship with the Nigerian Navy and others to secure the territorial waters. She spoke when the Flag Officer of the Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral Ferguson Dukas Bobai, visited her  in Lagos. She said […]

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NIMASA, A World Class Organisation- Peterside

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside has highlighted his management’s determination to make the agency a world class, high performance organisation. Peterside who said this during the Management Performance Review (MPR) of the agency held in Lagos said that the repositioning initiative is all-encompassing and when concluded, would […]

NPA Promotes 26 Principal Managers To AGMs

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hajia Hadiza Usman has approved the elevation of 26 Principal Managers of the agency to Assistants General Manager. Reports reveal that contrary to speculations in a section of the media, Mrs Akinbayo C. O. and Ephraim Okon who were on Friday appointed to head the NPA London Office […]

Lagos - in Search of Solutions to Frequent Boat Mishaps

Lagos — During the administration of former governor Babatunde Fashola, a committee set up to look into the incessant boat mishaps in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State indicted government officials, especially officials of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), for not doing enough to stop the spate of boat mishaps. Since the indictment of […]

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