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Lekki Port Takes Delivery Of Ship To Shore, RTG Cranes

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Lekki Port has taken delivery of three Super Post Panamax state-of-the-art Ship to Shore cranes and 10 Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTG) in preparation for the commencement of operations in September. Receiving the marine vessel named 'Zhen Hua 28' the heavy-lift carrier that shipped the equipment from Shanghai, Mohammed Bello-Koko, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), said the...

Okebukola Lists Requirements To Strengthen Education In Nigeria

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Emeritus Professor in Lagos State University, Peter Okebukola, has listed enabling environment, improve access, relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and equity as some of the main ingredients required to strengthen the education system in Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria. Okebukola, a former executive secretary of the National Universities Commission made this known at the 7th Annual International Conference, Faculty of Education, Lagos State...

Onitsha River Port To Generate N23bn In 30 Years – Gbemi Saraki

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The Onitsha River port will generate over N23 billion to the Federal Government in 30 years, Gbemisola Saraki, the Minister of State for Transportation, has said. Saraki, who disclosed this during the signing of the concession of the port on Thursday in Abuja, said the port holds lots of economic benefits to the country. “So there is a lot of economic...

Stop The Blame Game, Fix The Problems, Varsity Don Tells Leaders

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Former Dean, School of Transport and Logistics, Lagos State University (LASU), Samuel Odewumi has advised leaders, be it in politics, governance, business, commerce, academia and others, to stop the blame game, avoid describing the problems and fix the problems, whenever they are elected or appointed. This message was contained in his paper "Leadership and rising to the top" at the...

Qatar World Cup To Feature New Semi-Automatic Offside Rule

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Fédération Internationale de Football Association in an attempt to ensure that there is more fairness in football, has announced that the World Cup in Qatar will feature Semi-automatic offside rule. According to report, there are indication that on November 22, the new rule will be officially introduced as FIFA seem determined that it will continue to be used after that. According...

MTN Foundation Partners NIMR To Foster Health Research

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Determined to foster health research in Nigeria, MTN Foundation has collaborated with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) to establish an Oligo Synthesis laboratory. This partnership according to MTN Foundation will go a long way in the area of medical development in Nigeria as well as make provision for supportive infrastructure and environments for healthcare research and training. Dennis Okoro,...

Ministers Of Education Tackle Teaching, Learning Crisis In Lowest Income Countries

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Ministers of Education representing over eighty partner countries of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) says they are determined to mobilise transformative action to address the unprecedented teaching and learning crisis that threatens the future of children everywhere. The group who are responsible for the education of over 650 million school aged children in the world's lowest income countries...

‘Why Africa Must Leverage Technology, Innovation To Remain Relevant’

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African leaders and policymakers have been advised to embrace technology and use it maximally to drive innovation to remain relevant in the scheme of development, growth and the scheme of things, especially, in academia. Mubashiru Mohammed, President, Nigerian Association For Educational Administration And Planning ( NAEAP), Ojo Branch made this assertion in an exclusive interview with CIPPR, recently in his...

APM Terminals Apapa Backs FG On Apapa Port Rail Linkage

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APM Terminals Apapa, Nigeria’s leading container terminal, has expressed support for the Federal Government’s drive to connect the Apapa Port to the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line. Klaus Laursen, APM Terminals, country managing director of Nigeria, said this when the Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, visited the terminal last Monday. He said linking the port to the rail...

Nigeria, Japan Sign $2.78m Agreement To Deepen Coastal Security

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Determined to reinforce services for coastal security in Nigeria, the Federal Republic of Nigeria has signed an Exchange of Note (E/N) with the Japanese Government for an Economic and Social Development Programme. The agreement signed involves the acquisition of a High-Speed Boat worth $2.78 million dollars with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, as the implementing partner. Clem...