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    NPA SET TO BOOST PORT INFRASTRUCTURE

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    The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman has promised to boost the nation’s economy through the provision of infrastructure and technologically up-to-date equipment at the ports. The Federal Government through the NPA, she said, will reposition the ports industry to play its key role as the gateway to the nation’s economy….

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    Nigeria To Dredge Calabar Port To Accommodate Large Vessels

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    The chairman, Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA), Emmanuel Adesoye, said the federal government plans to dredge the Calabar port to enable large vessels berth and do business. Adesoye made this known in an interview with journalists in Calabar yesterday. “We have seen most of these facilities. They are excellent facilities. They are opportunities waiting to be tapped….

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    NIMASA Appoints Consultant To Shore Up Dwindling Revenue

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    In a bid to shore up its revenue amidst the  nation’s dwindling economy, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has appointed Snecou Financial Services Company Limited to assist in revenue generation. In a statement by the head, corporate communications of the agency, Hajia Lami Tumaka, the contract which also has the company serving…

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    Food Poisoning Looms: Expired Rice Flood Nigerian Markets

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    There are strong indications that expired foreign rice smuggled into the country may have flooded Nigerian markets, LEADERSHIP can report. The commodity, according to LEADERSHIP investigation are being imported from neighboring Benin Republic into Nigeria. Nigeria shares major borders with Benin Republic at Seme Border (Lagos), Idiroko (Ogun State), Shaki (Oyo State) and Chikanda (Kwara…

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    ISPS Code: Amaechi Assures USCG Of Full Implementation

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    The Federal Government has reiterated Nigeria’s commitment to maritime security through the full implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code. This commitment was made by the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi when he led a delegation to the United States Coasts Guard (USCG) head office in Washington DC….

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  • NIWA Makes Case For Dredged Lower River Niger

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    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has asked private sector in the country to make use of the dredged lower River Niger. This was disclosed by the general manager, public affairs of the authority, Tayo Fadile, in an exclusive chat with LEADERSHIP Friday, Fadile said the lower River Niger had been dredged to accommodate different…

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  • Clearing Agents Urge FG To Benchmark Exchange Rate For Import

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    Clearing agents operating at the nation’s seaport have once again asked the federal government through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to peg the exchange rate for import duty purposes alone. The agents speaking through the national publicity secretary of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Kayode Farinto, said this  was the only…

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