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Hadiza’s Suspension: Alleged Financial Misappropriations And Unanswered Questions

Hadiza’s Suspension: Alleged Financial Misappropriations And Unanswered Questions

By Kenneth Jukpor The suspension of the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala-Usman onThursday last week has elicited more skepticism as due process was jettisoned in her suspension. Most online sources have been awash with allegations of ...

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CRFFN Registrar Employed 13 Ghost Workers, Witholds N15m Workers’ DTA

CRFFN Registrar Employed 13 Ghost Workers, Witholds N15m Workers' DTA

By Kenneth Jukpor The Registrar of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN), Barr. Samuel Nwakohu has been accused of employing thirteen ghost workers, seizing workers allowances in excess of N15million. Some aggrieved members of staff ...

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Saraki Commends WISTA Nigeria’s Efforts In Women Empowerment

Saraki Commends WISTA Nigeria's Efforts In Women Empowerment

The Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki has commended the efforts of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria in supporting women in riverine areas. Saraki made this commendation while addressing executives of Women’s International Shipping and ...

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Police Crucial To Port Security Amid Threats In Nigeria – Nwabunike

Police Crucial To Port Security Amid Threats In Nigeria - Nwabunike

By Yusuf Odejobi Amid the numerous security challenges across various states in the nation, the Nigerian Police has been encouraged to maintain peace and order at the nation’s port environment. The National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs ...

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NPA MD Suspended, Buhari Approves Panel Of Inquiry On NPA

Hadiza’s Suspension: Alleged Financial Misappropriations And Unanswered Questions

By Kenneth Jukpor The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman has been suspended as President Muhammadu Buhari approved a panel of Inquiry on NPA management. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant, Media and ...

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Apapa Customs Generates N65bn In April, Deepens Intelligence Sharing With NDLEA

Apapa Customs Generates N65bn In April, Deepens Intelligence Sharing With NDLEA

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have agreed to deepen information sharing with the goal to scrutinize and seize contrabands, as Apapa Customs Command generates a record N65billion in one month. ...

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NPPM: Stakeholders Target Cleaner, Efficient Port System In One Year

NPPM: Stakeholders Target Cleaner, Efficient Port System In One Year

By Kenneth Jukpor Port stakeholders have set a goal to attain cleaner and more efficient port system using the Nigerian Ports Process Manual (NPPM) to expunge the numerous port sector challenges. This resolution was reached during a sensitization programme on ...

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All airports to be free trade zones, says govt

All airports to be free trade zones, says govt

All airports are to be designated free trade and economic processing zones, the Federal Government has said. It also announced that the next step for the concession of Nigeria’s four major international airports was the placement of request for qualification ...

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Investors to raise N102.75bn for national carrier – FG

Investors to raise N102.75bn for national carrier – FG

Private investors are to raise $250m (N102.75bn at N411/$ official exchange rate) to start up Nigeria’s national airline, the Federal Government has said. It disclosed this in a document on the updated status of the government’s aviation roadmap seen in ...

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‘It’s suicidal’, Labour rejects FG’s plans to slash salaries

‘It’s suicidal’, Labour rejects FG’s plans to slash salaries

The Organised Labour has condemned and rejected the plan by the Federal Government to slash the salaries of workers in the country. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, who said this in a statement on Wednesday in ...

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NIMASA To Support STCW, Professional Courses For Navy

NIMASA To Support STCW, Professional Courses For Navy

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has proposed to assist in the accreditation of professional courses offered by the Nigerian Navy and also facilitate the attainment of international convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers ...

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Chief Diving Inspector Frowns At Jason Kuru’s Blackmail Strategy Amid Forgery

Chief Diving Inspector Frowns At Jason Kuru's Blackmail Strategy Amid Forgery

Amid the social media blackmail propagated by a diver, Comrade Jason Kuru, who has accused the Chief inspector of Diving, Comrade Julius Ugwala of denying him endorsement, findings have revealed that Jason forged his medical records. Jason Kuru, had approached ...

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SIFAX, Liberian Govt Set For Partnership On Port Development

SIFAX Group, Liberian Govt Set For Partnership On Port Development

Liberian government has expressed readiness to partner with SIFAX Group in order to explore opportunities in its maritime and logistics sector. This assurance was given during a facility tour of Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited, the flagship maritime subsidiary ...

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CRFFN Registrar Employed Without CV, Application Letter, Degree Certificates

CRFFN Registrar Employed 13 Ghost Workers, Witholds N15m Workers' DTA

APFFLON demands transparency as Transport Ministry interrogates Registrar By Kenneth Jukpor The Registrar of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN), Barr. Samuel Nwakohu was engaged for the job without an application letter, curriculum vitae or ...

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NPA Harps On Sustainable Ports As PMAWCA Gets New Project Manager

NPA Harps On Sustainable Ports As PMAWCA Gets New Project Manager

By Kenneth Jukpor The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman has stressed the need for West and Central Africa to ensure sustainable ports development with priority on safety and security initiatives. Bala-Usman who was speaking during ...

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Firm receives $60m Chinese loan for Lekki sea port

Firm receives $60m Chinese loan for Lekki sea port

The Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Limited says it has received the sum of $60m, which is the first instalment of the $629m loan facility from China Development Bank for the construction of the deepest sea port in Sub-Sahara Africa. The ...

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NCAA lifts Azman Air suspension after six weeks

NCAA lifts Azman Air suspension after six weeks

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has lifted the suspension it placed on Azman Air on March 15 following series of incidents involving the airline’s Boeing 737 aircraft. Azman announced on Sunday that the lifting of the suspension was confirmed in ...

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Customs command increases Q1 revenue collection to N7.97bn

Customs command increases Q1 revenue collection to N7.97bn

The Kirikiri Lighter Terminal Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has said its revenue collection rose by 36.8 per cent to N7.97bn in the first quarter of this year. The Comptroller of the command, Mr Hammi Swomen, disclosed this at ...

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Workers’ Day: WISTA Nigeria Celebrates Workers In Maritime Industry

Workers' Day: WISTA Nigeria Commends Workers In Maritime Industry

As the world marked Labour day yesterday, Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria congratulated workers in the maritime sector, identifying with the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Trade Union Congress (TUC) under the umbrella of the Nigeria ...

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CIoTA Nigeria Commends Anambra State Govt On New International Airport

CIOTA Nigeria Commends Anambra State Govt On New International Airport

By Kenneth Jukpor The Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIoTA) Nigeria has congratulated the Anambra State Government on the opening of a new International Cargo and Passenger Airport in the state. While congratulating the State Government, the President of CIoTA ...

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