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Barge Operators are using standard barges which has help in Decongesting the ports – BOAN

By Innocent Orok The Barge Operators Association of Nigeria (BOAN) has reacted to the statement credited to Mr Temidayo Adeboye, Chief Operations Officer of the Truck Transit Park ( TTP) Limited, Operators of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) electric call- up System . Mr Adeboye was credited by an online report to have said in a press briefing on Thursday that ...

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NIWA Takes- Over two Jetties built by Ecological Office in Lagos State

Innocent Orok It was another boost for the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) infrastructural provision for efficient waterways transportation in Lagos State as it’s takes over two brand new jetties built by the Ecological Project Office. The two jetties which was commissioned and handover to NIWA was part of the Ecological Project Office intervention phase 1 for the siltation, flooding ...

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NCAC Botanical Garden, Ekwulumili to be revamped- Otunba Runsewe

By Innocent Orok The Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe OON has promised to put the Council’s botanical garden located at Ekwulumili, Nnewi South Local Government of Anambra State for better use as a veritable platform to engage the youths of the area to contribute meaningfully towards the economic and sicio- cultural development of ...

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AMJON member, Lucas nominated for maritime reporter of the year” award.

Muyiwa Lucas of the Nation Newspaper and a member of Association of Maritime Journalists of Nigeria (AMJON) has been nominated for Nigeria Media Merit Award maritime reporter of the year. Tagged the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) prize for maritime reporter of the year, the organisers disclosed in an Invitation email sighted by our reporter, that the winner in the category ...

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NPA to prioritise intra-African trade in AfCFTA regime

By Innocent Orok Mohammed Bello-Koko, the Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has acknowled that the maritime sector provides safe passage for about 80% of Africa’s trade, as all seaports in the country are being repositioned as efficient and reliable gateways to optimise Nigeria’s trade interconnectivity with other countries under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ...

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Senate now empowers INEC to determine transmission of election results

The Nigerian Senate has recinded it’s earlier decision on collation of election results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Now it has empowered the Commission to determine the procedure for the transmission of results during the general elections. The red chambers has also allowed political parties to determine the modality for holding primaries for aspirants to all elective positions. ...

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CRFFN Election: We stand by 6:6:1:1:1 sharing formular- Freight Forwarders Forum

By Innocent Orok Following a directive of the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Magdalene Ajani, the five freight forwarding associations accredited by the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) met in Lagos where they took position on the forthcoming election of the freight forwarders into the Governing Board of CRFFN. The five accredited Associations ...

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PTML Customs Generates N165. 021b in Nine months

By Innocent Orok   The Port and Terminal Multiservice Limited (PTML) Command of Nigeria Customs Service has Collected a total of N165,021,614,645 as revenue to the Federal Government for the nine months of the year 2021 (January to September). This amount shows an increase of N26, 986,656,533. above the N138, 034,958,112 collected within the same period of last year 2020 ...

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MASPAN to host Strategic Discourse on Maritime Security at 2021 AGM

By Innocent Orok Maritime experts are set to converge from the public and private sectors in a bid to proffer a holistic approach via partnership to address the security constraints in the sector as the Maritime Security Providers Association of Nigeria (MASPAN) organizes its 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The event themed: “Maritime Security Efforts in Nigeria: Government and Private ...

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