The Federal Government has commenced feasibility study for the construction of a shipyard in Brass Island, Bayelsa State, which would cater for the maintenance and repair services of cargo vessels, oil tankers, and LNG carriers.
Chief Timipre Sylva conducting Feasibility study with Harbour engineers
The Minister of State for Petrolem Resources, Chief Timipre chaired the project’s kick-off meeting on Thursday and stated that it will be executed by China Harbour Engineering Company, which had carried out similar projects across the globe .
The feasibility study, according to the minister, will be funded by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) as part of its overarching mandate to domicile key oil and gas industry infrastructure and increase retention of in...
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The programme is based on De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Re-Integration (DRR) of former members of the Islamic sect that has terrorised the northeast region for over 10 years.
The multi-agency humanitarian effort, led by Defence Headquarters, was launched in 2016 to encourage Boko Haram terrorists to surrender.
A total of 881 'repentant' former terrorists have been released since the programme was launched four years ago, with 601 released as recently as this month.
The latest batch was released around the same time that Boko Haram executed five abducted aid workers on camera.
While speaking during an interview on Channels Television on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, Ndume said the programme is a 'very misplaced priority' by the government led by...
By Abbas Bamalli
The Federal Government is set to begin the construction of Inland
Container Dry Ports in Abia, Oyo, Plateau, Borno and Kaduna states to
reduce the pressures on the sea ports.
This is even as the government had also received private sector
proposals for the construction of similar ports in Dagbolu in Osun
State, Lolo in Kebbi State, Onitsha in Anambra State and Ogwashi-Uku in
Director General (DG) Infrastructural Concession Regulatory
Commission (ICRC), Mr Chidi Izuwah disclosed this when he led the
management of the ICRC to inspect some Federal Government projects in
Kano, which included the dry port and the Oasis Oxygen Plant project at
Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.
Izuwah said that the Federal Government was committed to the speedy
-By Reno Omokri
It is quite possible that Rotimi Amaechi is losing his marbles otherwise why else would he be asking former President Jonathan to account for the $65 billion that former Olusegun Obasanjo left in the Excess Crude Account when there was never any such amount?
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria who served under his tenure, Professor Charles Soludo, are both alive and journalists can take advantage of the Freedom of Information Act signed into Law by former Jonathan to verify from them if there was ever any $65 billion in the Excess Crude Account.
Rotimi Amaechi is a notorious ignoramus who speaks without thinking and it is suspected that either he is speaking under the influence of drugs or he is going senile.
As Apapa local government seeks partnership with NIMASA on tackling logjam The federal government and the Lagos state government Wednesday set up a new Joint Security Task Force that will tackle the Apapa gridlock.
This was as the state government hinted of plans to enforce the 2012 Lagos Road Traffic Law.
The new move followed the current menace of tankers and trucks that have made traffic unbearable for residents and people doing business in Apapa. The decision to set up a Task Force was reached during a Security Council meeting held Wednesday and chaired by the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
Among those who attended the meeting were Lagos Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal: Commander of Ikeja Cantonment, Brig Gen. Elias Attu; Commander of NNS Beecroft, Commodore...