Tags: Corruption

Nigeria Losing N1trillion To Inefficiencies, Corruption In Seaports Yearly – Report

A report on the performance of Nigerian Ports has revealed that the country loses over N1 trillion every year to port inefficiencies, process failures and corruption. The report titled ‘Nigeria: Reforming the Maritime Ports,’ which was commissioned by the Centre for International Private Enterprises in collaboration with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Financial…

Automation will check corruption at ports Shippers’ Council boss, Bello

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Barr. Hassan Bello has said automation of the country seaports will reduce unwholesome practices. The Shippers’ Council Boss however called for support of various stakeholders on the automation system to enhance efficiency of the nation’s seaports. Bello who made the call when the agency paid a…

Anxiety as EFCC storms NAHCO headquarters, grills officials for three hours

There was palpable tension on Thursday as officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) visited the headquarters of the Nigeria Aviation Handling Company PLC (nahco aviance) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Though no one could state reasons why they are there but there are speculations that former officials of the company…

New NPA MD, Usman assumes office, declares war on corruption

The new Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has taken over from her predecessor, Habib Abdullahi stressing zero tolerance for corruption. Speaking in Lagos shortly after taking over, Ms. Usman said everyone has role to play in upholding standard. “Everyone at the NPA has a role in promoting best practice in upholding…

The recruitment corruption President Buhari has refused to fight

Something embarrassing is going on under the very nose of President Muhammadu Buhari. There seems to be a well orchestrated and audaciously executed scheme by some fifth columnists who have ascended key and strategic positions in some federal establishments and agencies to portray this government as susceptible to the very corruption it is ferociously fighting.…