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Kwara to establish Export Processing Zone

Kwara State Government has expressed its determination to establish an export processing zone in the state to encourage exportation of goods from the state and the neighboring states to enhance its internal generated revenue and boost economic activities. The state governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed who...

Maritime University to begin academic activities in October – NIMASA DG

by Yetunde Kolawole 02 July 2017, Naija247news, Lagos — After years of uncertainty, the Federal Government has given the management of the Maritime University of Nigeria Okerenkoko, Delta state the go-ahead to commence academic activities. While disclosing this in Port Harcourt yesterday at the celebration of...

20 ships discharging aviation fuel, other commodities in Lagos, says NPA

About 20 ships are discharging aviation fuel and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday. NPA also said that other ships were discharging buck wheat, general cargo, frozen fish, containers, bulk fertilizer, steel products,...

Nigerian Ports Authority warns against politicising deep seaports

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has warned that before establishing deep seaports, state governments must ensure there is correlation with boosting trade volume so that such facilities do not end up as white elephant projects. The Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, who stated this at...

Amaechi seeks ports reforms for more private sector involvement

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has called for total reforms of the Nigerian economy by reducing government’s overwhelming involvement in the ownership and daily operations of ports and harbours as well as other critical sectors of the economy.Amaechi, who spoke in Abuja, on the...

Buhari’s Policy Review Ends Atiku/Tinubu’s Intels Monopoly At Nigerian Ports Authority

Lagos Nigeria, May 08, (Naija247news) – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a policy review, which guarantees the right of importers to choose terminals or ports of their choice for the discharge of their cargo. The review puts an end to Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited’s...

NPA commissions 4 tugboats valued at $30 million

Lagos — The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA yesterday commissioned four new 60 tonnes Bullard-pull tug boats acquired at a total rate of $30 million. The state of the art tug boats with fully computerized engines were christened; MT DAURA; MT UBIMA; MT UROMI and MT...

FG unveils $186 billion maritime security project

*To acquire 12 speed boats, 3 helicopters, 20 amphibious vehicles Lagos — THE Federal Government yesterday disclosed a N186 billion maritime security strategy to combat sea piracy and other criminal activities on the nation’s coastal and territorial waters. Speaking at the one day conference on...

Nigeria accounts for 60% sea cargo in West, Central Africa – Peterside

he Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has said the country accounts for about 60 per cent of sea-borne cargo in volume and value across the West and Central African subregions. Peterside, who spoke yesterday in Abuja at the...

Buhari approves constitution of Board of Solid Minerals Development Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja approved the constitution of the Board of Solid Minerals Development Fund. A statement by the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development said Mr. Buhari charged the seven-member board to carry out its duties diligently. The statement signed by the...
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