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  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 12th Nigerian Dredging Summit and Exhibition is set to take place from September 24 – 28, 2018, in the Rockview Hotel in Abuja. Nigerian seaport operations have made tremendous strides in recent years although the main challenge now includes adaptations for pre-eminence amongst rival West Africa ports. Since 2017, problems arising from traffic gridlock […]

  • 22 September 2011

    Dredging firms that feel cheated by the refusal of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, to respect the due process in the evaluation of the… By HUGO ODIOGOR (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, September 22, 2011;

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kwara State House of Assembly has called on members of the National Assembly from the state to push for the River Niger dredging project, the Abuja based Daily Trust informs. This action is part of the resolutions of the House, following a motion moved by a member representing Patigi Constituency, Ahmed AbdulKadir. The deputy […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has formally approved the ongoing development of the Ibom Deep Seaport & Free Trade Zone in Akwa Ibom State. Felak Concept Limited (Abuja, Nigeria) and MTBS (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) are the Transaction Advisors for the project. The project is monitored by the Ministerial Project Development and Steering Committee (MPDSC). FEC […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Vice President Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo has expressed the readiness of Nigeria to partner with the United Nations to prevent the occurrence of disaster in the country. Arc Namadi Sambo, who received in his office the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) Ms Magareta Whohlsrom that paid […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, says government had to remove 62 critical wrecks from Lagos waterways to allow for dredging and also accommodate bigger vessels. Umar disclosed this in Abuja on Monday during the 2013 Ministerial Platform organised by the Ministry of Information. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government said on Saturday that it would soon dredge River Benue up to Yola frenzies in Adamawa. Information Minister Labaran Maku announced this at a town-hall meeting in Gusau as part of the on-going Good Governance Tour to Zamfara. Maku said the government had concluded arrangement for dredging that would pass through Benue and terminate in Yola. He explained that apart […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria on Friday called on the Federal Government to institute a probe into the N9 billion Calabar Port dredging contract. Speaking at a retreat organised by the association in Gwagwalada, Abuja, the president of the association, Bolaji Akinola, said that Nigerians should be fully briefed on the N9 billion spent […]

  • 29 March 2013

    A national consultative forum on the 2013 flood prevention, mitigation preparedness and response has urged the Federal Government to prioritise the dredging of the Niger and Benue rivers to avert disaster, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The forum reportedly made the call in a communiqué on Thursday in Abuja. It said the dredging of […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and its consortium partners have announced plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in Nigeria’s Lagos State, 55 km (34 miles) west of Apapa and the Port of Lagos on the Benin-Lagos Expressway. At full build-out, the deep-water full-service port will be one of the largest […]

  • 15 July 2012

    “The Federal Government would embark on the construction of a river port in Benue this year and that the dredging of the River Benue would commence before the last quarter of 2012,” said Sen. Idris Umar, the Minister of Transport. He dropped the hint when the members of the Makurdi River Port Implementation Committee visited […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The Federal Government has unveiled plan to develop a number of deep seaports to ease the pressure on existing ports facilities in the country. Assurance to this effect came recently in keynote address by the Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, as the three-day 12th Maritime Seminar for Judges opened in Abuja, according to pmnewsnigeria.com. […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Transport Minister, Senator Idris Umar, said yesterday that the inland river port in Onitsha, the commercial center of the South-east would soon become operational, reports The Sun News. At the 19th Leadership Forum of the Pilot Newspapers in Abuja, Senator Umar assured that work on the port has been over 95% completed and the […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Operators of Calabar port, Cross River State, have prompted the Federal Government to immediately initiate dredging of the port, remove all the critical wrecks on the waterways thus enable accommodation of bigger vessels, Thisdaylive reports. The operators, Ecomarine Terminals Limited, Shoreline Logistics Nigeria Limited and Integrated Logistics Services Limited (INTELS) who are also the concessionaires […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar adopted the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework for enabling the private sector to invest in the transportation sector. At the 11th National Council of Transport in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the Minister restated the Government’s enormous investment in dredging of the Lower Niger. He also stressed that considerable private […]

  • 30 September 2010

    The fourth edition of this event was held at Calabar, located in Nigeria’s south-eastern Cross River State, between 22nd and 24th September. The event, organised and hosted by the Lagos-based Dredge Skills and Marine Training Centre Ltd, was attended by Nigerian dredging companies and dredgemasters, dredging regulating bodies, dredging equipment manufacturers and importers and local […]

  • 20 August 2010

    The federal government is determined to fast-track the completion of the dredging of the lower Niger River, the resuscitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Company, as well as the resuscitation of the National Iron Ore Mining Company, in Itakpe, Goodluck Jonathan said yesterday. Speaking while delivering an address at the official commissioning of some key projects […]

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Abuja — Minister of Transport, Mr. Ibrahim Isa Bio yesterday gave more clarity has on the raging controversies surrounding the dredging of the Lower River Niger project, generated by the recent media reports that the Federal Government has suspended the Lower River Niger Dredging by… [mappress] Source: All Africa, March 2, 2010

  • 1 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    ABUJA—IN a swift move to nip in the bud what is capable of sectionalizing his Presidency, Acting President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, described as outright falsehood reports that he has cancelled the ongoing N36 billion dredging of the River Niger in Lokoja and diverted the funds… [mappress] Source: Vanguard, March 1, 2010;

  • 4 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The federal government said yesterday in Abuja that it would not compromise standard in the execution of Brass LNG shore protection project. Source: Daily Triumph, November 4, 2009;