• NPA boss finds multi-billion naira equipment abandoned

    NPA boss finds multi-billion naira equipment abandoned

    Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Managing Director Ms Hadiza Bala Usman has stumbled on equipment worth billions of naira allegedly abandoned at the Continental Shipyard in Apapa, Lagos.

    Ms Usman made the discovery when she visited the Lagos ports. Some of the equipment were allegedly abandoned by NPA when the ports were conces-sioned in 2006; others were said to have been abandoned in 2010.

    The abandoned equipment include the multi-million dollar floating dock, the slipway,  two pilot cutters and vital shipping equipment.

    The floating […]

  • NCP blasts Buhari over Hadiza Usman’s appointment as NPA boss

    NCP blasts Buhari over Hadiza Usman’s appointment as NPA boss

    The appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as managing director, Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), has drawn criticism from the opposition National Conscience Party (NCP).

    In his reaction, Dr. Yunusa Tanko, national president, NCP, described the appointment as wrong.

    He said, “While I seriously support electing and appointing our women into governance, the appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as NPA boss is one wrong appointment too many.”

    He added that the appointment has lent credence to the claims of President Muhammadu Buhari’s lopsided appointments favouring […]

  • President Buhari appoints BBOG co-founder, Hadiza Usman as NPA boss

    President Buhari appoints BBOG co-founder, Hadiza Usman as NPA boss

    President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and three Executive Directors.

    In a statement on Tuesday by the Director of Communication of the Federal Ministry of Transport, MRS Yetunde Sonaike, also named three other appointments which are Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko as Executive Director (Finance); Prof. Idris Abubakar, Executive Director (Engineering); Dr. Sekonte Davies, Executive Director (Marine Operations).

    Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman born on January 2, 1976 in Zaria, Kaduna State, the […]