Boat Mishaps: Who Will Bring Sanity to Nigeria’s Inland Waterways of Death?

Boat Mishaps: Who Will Bring Sanity to Nigeria’s Inland Waterways of Death?

In 2018, cases of fatal boat mishaps were numerous. Despite this, the masses are still being encouraged to travel by water to reduce the gridlock and strain on the roads. But the recent ugly experience involving no less a personality than the managing director of NIWA must serve as the spur government needs to put things right and ensure…

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NFIC Identifies Zero Import Duty on Vessels, Tonnage Tax, Among Other Incentives, Necessary for Growth of Indigenous Fleet

Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) and chair of the Nigerian Fleet Implementation Committee (NFIC), Barr Hassan Bello,

By Piriye Kiyaramo Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) and chair of the Nigerian Fleet Implementation Committee (NFIC), Barr Hassan Bello, says his committee has so far identified zero import duty on vessels and tonnage tax, among other incentives that are necessary for the growth of indigenous fleet, just as he called for a deliberate government policy…

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REMNISCENCING ON THE EMERALD OF THE NIGER DELTA: PASTOR PZ AGINIGHAN, FORMER MD, NDDC (1959-2018)

Reverend Power Ziakade Aginighan, PZ,

By: Godknows Boladei Igali It is often said, that the times and course of the history of the nations and the peoples of the world are in the hands of God. Indeed, the writers of the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 17 verse 26, stated inter alia “God hath made of one blood all nations of men for to…

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What Angola can learn from Nigeria as it creates remarkable opportunities for marginal oil production

What Angola can learn from Nigeria as it creates remarkable opportunities for marginal oil production

The Nigerian experience with marginal oil field development had measurable success, with 24 licenses awarded to 31 companies, some as sole operators and others as joint-ventures With production declining and investment scarce, the Angolan leadership has put in place a number of new policies to reboot its oil industry and propel economic development. However, those changes take time and…

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Why Moses Kuria is wrong on Uhuru record

Why Moses Kuria is wrong on Uhuru record

Dominic Omondi “Today, a young child in Nyanza is four times more likely to die than a child in Central Province — even though they are equal in dignity and the eyes of God.” Moses Kuria, Gatundu South MP, whose remarks that President Uhuru Kenyatta is by-passing his Mt Kenya backyard in development, might as well be amused by…

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NGOs Call for Establishment of National Research Centre and Oil and Gas Museum in…As Oloibiri Oilfield host communities Hold Annual National Crude Oil Discovery Day Thanksgiving Service on January 15 at Oloibiri Well 1. Oloibiri, Bayelsa State:

Oloibirii Well 1 in Bayelsa state

Piriye Kiyaramo As the annual National Crude Oil Discovery Day Thanksgiving Service holds at Oloibiri Well 1, in Oloibiri Oilfield located in Otuabagi community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on January 15, 2019, two Non-Governmental Organisations working in Bayelsa State, Centre for Sustainable Development and Peace Initiative (CSDPI) and Oloibiri Oil & Gas Discovery Day Initiative, have…

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Akwa Ibom Deep Seaport: Opening A New Frontier

Following functional deficiencies major seaports in West Africa experience and what now seems a renewed commitment by the Federal and Akwa Ibom State governments to create an enabling environment for meaningful private sector investment, the Ibom Deep Seaport (IDSP) project appears an opportunity that investors cannot ignore, the promoters say. The promoters took this position recently while arguing that the project is set to…

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