Thu. May 12th, 2022

Business Today

The Secretary-General of the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for West and Central African Region, Sunday Umoren, has said that a total of 52, 000 vessels visited the West African region in 2021. Speaking on Monday at the International Maritime Organisation /Abuja MoU designed for heads of maritime administrations in the west and…


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A terminal operator, AP Moller Terminal, has partnered with Maersk Shipping Company to boost port efficiency in Nigeria. In a statement, the Spokesperson of the terminal, Dr Bolaji Akiola, said that a remarkable improvement in operational efficiency had been achieved on the West Africa network, with Fixed Berthing Windows, FBWs, among the key and high-impactful…


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Nigeria’s already dwindling oil production will finally get a boost, as 109 oil and gas projects will commence operations in the sector in the next four years. A report by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, said the projects would account for more than 24 per cent of the predicted total projects starting within…


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The Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG, is planning to hold an economic dialogue that will discuss daunting economic challenges confronting the nation. The National Economic Dialogue, which will take place in Abuja on May 20, will pay attention to six critical challenges that the government needs to address urgently, which are weak and non-inclusive economic…


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Following the exclusion of Nigerian graduates from a new United Kingdom visa- High Potential Individual Visa, reactions have trailed the development, with many linking the cause to the persistent school closures, especially the strike actions of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The PUNCH had reported on Friday that a  new UK visa excluded Nigerian…


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THE Founder of Kee Foundation, Ifeoma Theodore, has advised the government and other stakeholders to publish and expose children to books on sex education and morals. A statement by the NGO stated that Theodore who was also involved in the Diamond Woman Initiative, and the author of “Trapped in Oblivion”, said, “Exposing children to relevant…


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CALEB University, Lagos,  has given a sum of N1m to African Church Model Grammar School, Ifako Lagos, for emerging the winner of its 2022 National Intellectual Development Programme debate competition for secondary schools in Nigeria. A statement by Caleb University said  Barachel College came second and won  N250,000 prize; Baptist Academy which came third, won…


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THE National Senior Secondary School Education Commission has vowed to deal with schools, parents and guardians found to be aiding and abetting examination malpractice at the post-basic education level. The commission warned  that both the culprits and accomplices would be arrested and prosecuted within the ambit of the law to serve as a deterrent to…


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AN online learning platform Your Study Path, has created an application that boasts of high-quality educational videos and learning materials for students preparing for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. Your Study Path Co-founder Daniel Egunjobi, explained that the platform did not aim at eliminating school but supporting it….


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