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We Shall Ensure Improved Capacity Building For Lawyers...Usman

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated the decision of Management towards the retraining of its Legal Officers and the reinvigoration of the Organization’s Legal Unit for improved Administrative efficiency and optimal output. This she emphasized would only materialize in the area of capacity building through effective interface with Maritime Lawyers whilst assuring the visiting Maritime Lawyers of improved synergy on pending cases of the organization in various courts across the country. According to her, Management would in the coming days seek for Legal support in the interpretation of bills especially the Ports and Harbours and the Nigerian Transport Commission (NTC) bills presently at the National Assembly. The NPA helmsperson made this remark when the Executive Members of the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA) led by its President, Chidi Ilogu (SAN) paid her a courtesy visit at the Organization’s Corporate He…

Ensuring High Operational Standards in Nigeria Customs


The attention of NAGAFF Headquarters has been drawn to the efforts of the
leadership of the Nigeria Customs Service under Compt. Musa Mba to develop
and ensure sustainable operational standards in transacting business with
the Nigeria Customs Service under his watch in TCIP command.

It is our wish and desire to state clearly that over time in the customs
operations that it has been a case of regrets that NCS is yet to fully
actualize equitable operations in dealing with people who come to transact
businesses with the service. The irony of it all is that these traders are
not being encouraged and supported in utmost good faith to compete among
themselves in the open market. A trip to FOU Ikeja and the CGC Strikeforce
depot presents a sorry state of variation of discoveries made during
second examination of interdicted laden containers by the intervention
forces of the service. We regret to state that proper customs examination
under destination inspection regime has been in the extreme…

NPA MD Bags Outstanding Leadership from Daar Communications

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has advocated for the provision of adequate vocational training for the youths of Nigeria by all tiers of government in order to equip them with skills needed for gainful employment. Usman who bagged an Award for outstanding Leadership in Public Sector Transparency and Open budget System also made case for the establishment of more vocational training institutions so as to accommodate many youths who are willing to acquire skills that will make them self-employed. The Managing Director made the call while contributing to a national discourse on youth employment organized by Daar Communications Plc, owners of African Independent Television (AIT) at the Ladi Kwali Hall of Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Abuja recently. Tagged: Youth Unemployment: a time bomb? As part of activities marking DAAR Awards 2017 and had Mrs Seinye Lulu Briggs as keynote speaker and Professor Akpan Ekpo as the Chairman of the occasion. …