Suspended Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman has refute claims that the exempted Dangote Group from paying statutory charges at the Onne Ports, Rivers state.Responding to this allegation, she said that every decision on Onne Ports were in line with global practices in the maritime industry under her management.
Former Deputy National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George has given reasons why devolution of Federal power is the best way to go instead of secession. In an interview conducted by AlaroyeTv, the former NPA Chairman who spoke in Yoruba language said the regional governance once practiced in Nigeria during the times of Obafemi Awolowo, Nnamdi Azikwe and others is no more realistic and achievable with the current reality!
Reps Minority Caucus Calls For EFCC Involvement In NPA Investigation The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has called for the involvement of the Economic and other Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the investigation of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)’s alleged N165bn non-remittance and other allegations.
Today's Headlines: Garba's Claim Spurious- Hadiza, PDP Governors Ask Buhari For More Powers To State
Suspended Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman, yesterday dismissed claims by a former board member of the agency, Senator Binta Garba, that she was removed from office because she asked questions about its operations.But reacting yesterday, Hadiza in a statement, said Garba’s claim was not only spurious but also presented her as one who had lent herself to be used as agent of destabilisation of the agency.
Nigerian governor’s aide arrested in U.S. over $350,000 fraud An aide to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State is currently enmeshed in over $350,000 COVID-19 unemployment fraud in the United States. Abidemi Rufai, who works as Senior Special Assistant to Mr Abiodun, was arrested last Friday, at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York before boarding a flight to Amsterdam.
Former Nigerian midfelder, Darlington Omodiagbe recalls how officials of the Nigerian league upturned result of a match involving his then team NPA and Gombe United to favour the latter in the 1993-94 season. Recalling the bitter in a chat to this writer, the 43-year-old indigene of Edo State said they had laboured to edge Gombe United 1-0 only for the result to read 2-1 against his team the following morning and it stood.
"With My Forever Boss" Hadiza Bala Usman Makes First Public Appearance Together With Kaduna Governor
Hadiza Bala Usman Makes First Public Appearance Together With Kaduna State Governor El-rufai Hajiya Hadiza Bala Usman, the suspended National Ports Authority (NPA) boss has on Thursday make her firts public appearance.Hadiza Bala Usman Suspended National Ports Authority (NPA) boss suspended on Friday by president Muhammadu Buhari for allegations of non-remittance of funds to the federal government by minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi.
It made headlines days ago that the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Ms Hadiza Bala-Usaman was suspended from office by President Muhammadu Buhari.In fact, some reports erroneously stated that she was fired.Well, the truth is that she was suspended and not fired as some false reports said.
Gunmen Invade Abuja Hotel, Kill Policeman According to a recent report, Some unknown gunmen on Tuesday attacked Hilltop International Premium Hotel at Tunga-Maje in the Gwagwalada Area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. According to SaharaReporters, the unknown gunmen engaged the policemen in a gun battle that led to the death of a police officer.
The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has explained why the managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, was suspended. Daily Trust reports that the minister noted that Bala Usman was asked to step aside for proper investigation into the activities of NPA.
The lingering discord between NPA and the Navy and the private contractor, OMSL, won't make any ship owner to relax but find an alternative security.NPA has total control over SAA, but the Navy provides security.It is important for the government to order the Navy and NPA to put their house in order.
How Buhari Administration Has Increased NPA Revenue By 54% In 6 Months That Has Reduced Poverty Rate
No Nigerian will argue that the Buhari administration has performed credibly well to improve the non Oil sector in Nigeria. Agriculture, port authorities, the railway sector, and airports are the chief source of revenues for Nigeria. The more they are generating revenue the more Nigerians are getting jobs and money to feed their families.
His excellency, Rt Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (CON), the Transportation minister, has inspected the proposed site for construction of the Bonny Deep Seaport on Friday, 3rd September 2021. According to reports, the Rt Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi was accompanied by Dr Magdalene Ajani, the Permanent Secretary, Mohammed Koko, the Acting MD, Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA).
Today's Headlines: Reps Summon Amaechi/NPA Over N167bn Missing Revenue, Ijaw Leaders Visit Buhari In Aso Rock
Reps Speak To Amaechi Over N167gn Missing. Photo Credit: Leadership The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and the Management of the Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) over the unremitted sum of N166bn revenue generated by the agency as of December 31, 2016, but was not properly captured in its statement of account.
There are indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced investigations into the alleged secret offshore accounts by some Nigerians named in the Pandora Papers. GistIsland Online earlier reports that apart from a former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, who has been summoned for questioning by the commission over his secret assets and financial deals exposed in the Pandora Papers, the acting Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Mohammed Bello-Koko, as well as other Nigerians mentioned in the reports are also getting their invites from EFCC.
A fire outbreak on Nigeria ports Authority head quarters (NPA) on Wednesday, September 22, destroyed a lot of properties worth millions of naira along Broad Street, Lagos. The fire outbreak affected about three offices on the sixth floor of the building was triggered by an electrical surge.
Today's Headlines: 5 Govt Officials Charged To Court Over N500m Pension Scam, NPA Blacklists 6 Truck Parks
5 Govt Officials Charged To Court Over 500m Pension Scam The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arraigned five staff of Sokoto State Pension Board for allegedly diverting N500 million. The suspects identified as Abubakar Aliyu-Secretary, Hassana Moyi-Director of Finance and Supply, Haliru Ahmad -Deputy Director of Finance and Supply, Kabiru Ahmad-Accountant and Dahiru Muhammad Isa- Cashier of the board were arraigned before the Sokoto High Court on 28 count-charge bordering on forgery, criminal breach of trust and misappropriation.
Nigerians have taken to Social media to express their displeasure over the recent tweet by former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirfleaf over the suspension of the NPA boss Hadiza Bala Usman.It could be recalled that on the 5th of May, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) recently announced the implementation of the Minimum Safety Standards (MSS) for trucks in a bid to end the incessant breakdown of trucks on the port access corridor. However, stakeholders and truckers operating in Lagos ports have alleged that NPA is more concerned about generating revenue through the certification exercise than ensuring trucks are roadworthy and meet safety standard requirements.
A famous Nigerian politician and human right activist has reportedly made another statement about NNPC and NPA. This statement that was made by reno Omokri has been generating different reactions on the internet since today. According to a recent Facebook post that was made by reno Omokri, he took to his Facebook page and wrote: