The NPA made this known in its publication, ‘Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Tuesday.
Barring last minute change of mind, the report has already been scheduled for the consideration at plenary.
The scheme is anchored on the “Eto” platform.
Consequently, the office had raised different queries to management of the agency who are to appear before the Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives being chaired by Hon Busayo Oluwole Oke (PDP-OSUN) to defend the queries
The team, made up of officers of ICPC, NSC, NPA and the Directorate of State Services (DSS), was charged with the primary duty of ensuring that standard procedures were followed in carrying out transactions at the ports.
She alleged that her observations did not go down well with the suspended NPA Managing Director, Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman.
In a statement she personally endorsed on Sunday, Ms Usman said neither she nor the Nigerian Ports Authority disobeyed any court order in their relationship with INTELS or any other company.
She was suspended last week by President Muhammadu Buhari following the query by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi.
Hadiza Bala Usman (former Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA speaking on corruption on ARISE TV on December 3, 2020)
Hadiza is currently under investigation over N167 billion unremitted fund to the Federal government purse by the panel set up by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi
A statement on Monday by the Group Chief, Branding & Communcations, Dangote Group, Anthony Chiejina, said Sahara Reporters’ story entitled ‘EXCLUSIVE: How Suspended NPA Boss, Hadiza Usman Awarded Coastline Terminals To Dangote’s Proxy Company In Shady Deal’, dated Sunday, May 9, 2021, was an attempt to tarnish the name of the company.
The caucus, in a statement issued on Monday by the Minority Leader of the House, Ndudi Elumelu, said the All Progressives Congress administration had crippled the nation’s economy and brought untold hardships to Nigerians.
This is coming at a time when the country is having deficit budget of N5.2 trillion.
Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Fred Oladeinde disclosed this during a press conference on the achievements of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The prohibition move, which came through a directive from the Minister, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, was conveyed in a letter by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Lagos Port Complex, Apapa, Lagos, sent to the terminal operators of the Lagos Port Complex (LPC), Apapa, Lagos.
Jamoh stated, “I am here to affirm that the modular floating dock has come to stay. We have concluded arrangements for its deployment and operation. The date for its commissioning would be announced soon.”
The deal on “reviewed minimum standard for the dock labour industry” between the seaport terminal operators and dockworkers followed the CBA initiative endorsed by NIMASA in 2018.
From next Saturday on, movement of trucks in and out of the Lagos seaports will now be organised through a transparent electronic call-up system that will be based on first-come-first-served basis.
Bala-Usman gave the assurance in a statement signed by the Assistant General Manager, Corporate Communications and Strategy of NPA, Malam Ibrahim Nasiru, on Sunday.
The Director General of the NOA, Garba Abari, responding to insinuations of possible use of the vaccines as a population control cum DNA altering measure, debunked the idea, stressing that no vaccine will be allowed into Nigeria or administered to Nigerians without thorough testing and approval by relevant Nigerian authorities.