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Nigerian Ports Incapable To Accommodate Big Ships —Hull Blyth Boss

Nigerian Ports Incapable To Accommodate Big Ships —Hull Blyth Boss

Breaking News, Maritime, Port News
Christian Holm, Managing Director of Hull Blyth Nigeria Limited on Thursday ,stated that Nigeria seaports lack capacity to handle bigger vessels as a result of infrastructure decay. Holm dropped the hint during his submission at an Ad-Hoc Committee of House of Representatives inquiring into under utilisation of Eastern ports that modern ports infrastructure can attract cargoes there. Mr. Blyth said ports in the country are far from being modernised and incapable of accommodating bigger vessels and process cargoes in good time. According to him,poorly developed ports will attract smaller vessels and increase cost of shipping. While harping on the issues surrounding security in the country the Hull Blyth boss added that maritime policing has been compromised on Nigeria’s Ter...
Ex-NPA MD Habib Abdullahi Accused Of Instigating Detention Of Business Partner

Ex-NPA MD Habib Abdullahi Accused Of Instigating Detention Of Business Partner

Breaking News, Maritime, News Feature
A businessman detained by officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) since 2017, Jacob Taiwo Okunrintemi, has accused a former Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Habib Abdullahi, of being behind his ordeal over a disputed sum of $4million. Okunrintemi has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) challenging the propriety of his detention without trial over an alleged business dispute with his erstwhile business partner, Habib Abdullahi. In petition dated, July 8,2019 authored by Okunrintemi’s lawyer, Bob James, to President Buhari, James attributed his client’s travails to Abdullahi, who he said was the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authori...