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Nigeria Can Sustain Greatness Through Sports -Dakuku.

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...Sports can create millions of jobs for Youths.

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, says sports has a big place in the countrys development equation, as the spirit of fairness and unity, which sporting events evoke, is a vital ingredient for nation-building.

Dakuku said the support of all especially the corporate Nigeria was needed to tap the huge benefits that abound in sports for the countrys greatness.
He stated this in Lagos while receiving members of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) on a courtesy visit.

Dakuku stressed that countries like Brazil, Argentina, Germany, England, the United States and even Kenya are using part of their greatness through sports for other benefits, including boosting their economy.

Meanwhile, the NOC members led by the President, Habu Ahmed Gumel, commended the NIMASA management for its strategic steps towards the support of the Next Level agenda of the President Muhammadu …

NPA To Concession Warri Ports

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The Nigeria Ports Authority has revealled it's plans to concession the Warri Ports. This is even so as investors plan to  make it a solid mineral terminal.

The NPA helmsman Hadiza Bala Usman made this known recently as she informed that the outline business case for the port have already been delivered to the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).

Usman decried the current state of the port draft which remains at 7.5 metres because of the oil pipelines laid underneath by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). She disclosed that the Authority cannot therefore dredge the draft below such point because of the submerged infrastructure.



Hadiza equally lamented that most importers have abandoned the Eastern Ports and now prefer to ship their goods through Lagos ports because of roads and accessibility. Speaking on the Lagos ports, the NPA boss said Lagos ports were congested because most of the products imported into the country through them were consumed by…