LOVE BOAT SAILS ON RIVER NUN IN BAYELSA STATE TO URSHER IN 2019.

LOVE BOAT SAILS ON RIVER NUN IN BAYELSA STATE TO URSHER IN 2019.

Dave Asei As part of the annual marine tourism activities to usher in the new year and to further foster peace and unity among coastal communities in Southern Ijaw local government area in Bayelsa State-Nigeria, the people of Ekowe, the host community of the first Oil and Gas Federal Polytechnic in West Africa, have organised “Ekowe Unity festivals 2018”,…

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Boat Mishap in Rivers State Claims Two Lives on Sunday.

By Jite Eriabie Search and rescue operation is ongoing in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State for the bodies of two persons believed to have drowned after a passenger boat with 12 people on board capsized on Sunday night. The boat was said to be ferrying passengers to Idama community from Abonnema, when the incident occurred. According to…

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Navy Assures Safety At Sea: …As NNS Thunder Resumes Sea Patrol

Piriye Kiyaramo The Nigerian Navy on Friday said it had completed repairs of one of its foremost warships, the NNS Thunder, after being grounded since 2016. The warship, equipped with modern navigational technology and arsenal, was declared unfit to sail following the failure of its critical components and machinery. Commanding Officer of the ship, Shuaib Ahmed, said the vessel…

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Tanzanian Speaker Bans Women Mps Using False Eyelashes, Finger Nails, Etc., From Entering Parliament.

Josephine Dalumo The Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania, Job Ndugai, has banned lawmakers in the country from entering the parliament with fake nails and eye lashes, according to the BBC. Speaking on the ban, the speaker said: “With the powers vested in me by the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, I now ban all MPs…

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HOW LACK OF FUNDS STALLED FG’S MODULAR REFINERY PLAN FOR NIGER DELTA – STAKEHOLDERS

Isaac Ombe As the year 2018 ends, stakeholders in the oil and gas industry have taken a retrospective view at the sector, saying that “the modular refinery concept is a good idea but its implementation will be difficult under the existing They consequently, advised the Federal Government to include budgetary provisions for offshore and onshore exploration activities in subsequent budgets…

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House of Reps. Candidate for Sagbama-Ekeremor Federal Constituency Advocates for Coastal Development Management Policy Framework

Piriye Kiyaramo In a bid to address the numerous developmental challenges facing coastal communities in the Niger Delta region and by extension the littoral states, House of Representatives flag bearer for Sagbama-Ekeremor Federal Constituency on the platform of the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), in Bayelsa state, Pastor (Barrister) Bofede Okporu, has called for the enactment of an act…

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Islamic Development Bank (Isdb), (ICD) And Small And Micro Enterprise Promotion Service (SMEPS) Join Hands To Scale Up Business Resilience Support To Yemen Under BRAVE Program

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (IDB) Head Office witnessed today the signing ceremony of the implementation agreements for the scale up of Business Resilience Assistance for Value-adding Enterprises (BRAVE) Program in Yemen. The Business Resilience Assistance for Value-adding Enterprises (BRAVE) aims to enhance the resilience of the SMEs in Yemen in vital sectors against the…

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New rules intended to increase port order as cruise ship season begins in Seychelles

By: Salifa Karapetyan Edited by: Betymie Bonnelame The Seychelles Ports Authority and partners have put in place stricter measures of control at the commercial port as Seychelles welcomes the cruise ship season once more. The Ports Authority has in the past had problems controlling operators who provide services to tourists with the increase in activity in the port during the…

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Colonel Clifford Roseline Named New Chief of the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces

By: Sharon Ernesta Colonel Clifford Roseline on Friday was appointed as the new Chief of the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces (SPDF) following the retirement of Brigadier Leopold Payet, who had held the post for 11 years. The Commander-in-Chief of the SPDF, President Danny Faure, presented Roseline with his Instrument of Appointment at a ceremony at State House on Friday morning. Roseline has been appointed for a…

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Nature Seychelles Creates Toolkit for Coral Restoration Ahead Of Global Meeting in Florida

By: Daniel Laurence Edited by: Betymie Bonnelame The toolkit is based on a ground-breaking large-scale coral reef restoration project carried out by Nature Seychelles A new toolkit to provide guidelines on how to complete a successful coral restoration project has been launched by Nature Seychelles, a not-for-profit environmental organisation. The launch coincides with the Reef Futures Symposium being held in Key Largo,…

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