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The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), yesterday, advised the new Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief George Moghalu, to ensure that the inland waterways ports in every part of the country, especially the Eastern Ports, are functional so that its opportunities wouldl be fully harnessed.
The ad-hoc committee set up by the House of Representative to determine why Eastern Ports are not put to maximal use has invited the heads of some key security agencies operating in Calabar seaport to appear before it in Abuja on Wednesday, September 26.
Ship Owners Association of Nigeria, SOAN, have said that most of the excuses by maritime authorities on reasons for the lull in business activities at the Eastern ports were not tenable.
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has urged the federal government to declare an emergency on the situation of roads in the Apapa Area of Lagos.
The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has canvassed for the creation of peaceful and conducive atmosphere at the nation’s seaport so that the number of vessels that come to berth on the seaport can astronomically be increased to boost revenue of the sector.
Nigeria strikers, Paul Onuachu and Stephen Odey were on parade for their Belgian side Genk on Friday.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says there is no vaccine available yet against Lassa fever in the country.
Bordeaux manager Paulo Sousa says Samuel Kalu now has a better attitude towards training.
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo could equal a goal record held by Chelsea manager Frank Lampard if he gets to score in his Old Trafford debut against his former club Watford on Sunday.
The 27-year-old, who works in the southwest city of Chengdu, only realised something was amiss as the clock ticked midnight into the year of the rat on January 25.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday inducted 1,000 newly employed secondary school teachers to boost education standards in the state.
Commission chairman Pierre Claver Ndayicariye told journalists on Friday that the remains of 6,032 victims, as well as thousands of bullets, were recovered. Clothes, glasses, and rosaries were used to identify some of the victims.
The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Ministry for adopted Nigerian wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye, with her adoptors, Halogen Company.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.