South South leaders

Niger Delta leader and philanthropist, Amb. Boladei Igali in a tet-a-tet with former Cross River State governor and SDP presidential candidate, Donald Duke and former Deputy Speaker House of Representatives and current PDP Imo State gubernatorial candidate, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihediora, during a recent public event.

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‘Nigeria can’t shy away from shipbuilding’ – NIMENA

Ship builders

Marine engineers under the aegis of Nigerian Institution of Marine Engineers and Naval Architecture (NIMENA), have said Nigeria cannot shy away from shipbuilding, as its benefits are numerous. They warned that continued neglect of the shipbuilding sub-sector is inimical to nation-building. Chairman, NIMENA, Henry Unuigbe, at the 7th Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Institute, in Lagos,…

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Nigeria losses $500 million annually – Greg Ogbeifun

Greg Ogbeifun

Greg Ogbeifun, President, Ship owners Association of Nigeria, said on Friday that Nigeria losses 500 million dollars annually to foreign shipping operators in the country. He told the News Agency of Nigeria in an interview in Abuja that Nigeria tax policies and levies were affecting the maritime business. According to him, many local ship owners have abandoned the business…

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Dickson To Award N150b-Agge Deep Seaport Contracts

Hon Seriake Dickson

Yenagoa – Contracts for the N150billion-Agge Deep Seaport project of the Bayelsa State government would be awarded next week by Governor Seriake Dickson. This was contained in a Government House Yenagoa statement on Thursday signed by the Special Adviser on Media Relations to the Governor, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei. The statement quoted Dickson as having made this known in his remarks…

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