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UK plans new free ports after Brexit

UK plans new free ports after Brexit

The United Kingdom (UK) is planning to establish up to 10 “free ports” that will drive growth after the UK leaves the European Union (EU) on October 31. The free ports are envisioned as hubs for business and enterprise for ...

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Maersk sees SMEs as engine room for innovation, growth

Maersk sees SMEs as engine room for innovation, growth

The Head of Marketing and Business Development, Africa Region of Maersk, Anita De Werd, has described Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), as the engine of innovation and job creation. Speaking as a panelist during the opening session of the ...

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201 cargo ships scrapped in H1 2019

201 cargo ships scrapped in H1 2019

The number of ships sold for demolition in the first half (H1) of 2019, fell for almost all sectors, compared to the same period a year before, a VesselsValue scrapping roundup has revealed. According to the report, a total of ...

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Nigeria needs N3 trillion to fix transport infrastructure

Nigeria needs N3 trillion to fix transport infrastructure

•Shippers’ Council to sign $500 million Dry Port deal For Nigeria to bridge the huge infrastructure deficit in the transport sector, it requires an estimated N3 trillion investment. The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, who disclosed this ...

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NNPC seeks military support on assets’ protection, exploration

NNPC seeks military support on assets’ protection, exploration

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its preparedness to re-enter and commence full operations at the Chad Basin, Gongola and Benue Trough, as it seeks holistic military supports for the protection of its workforce and high-tech equipment. The ...

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Rice seedlings fetch Cross River N6 billion

Rice seedlings fetch Cross River N6 billion

The Cross River government has raised N5.5 billion from sales of rice seedlings few months after the state commenced production of the crop. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) through the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) for South South ...

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Chinese toxic waste factory uncovered in Lagos

Chinese toxic waste factory uncovered in Lagos

• Another firm fingered in economic sabotage Operatives of the Area F command of the Lagos State police command have uncovered a factory where e-waste is assembled and exported to China and Vietnam. Detectives also arrested two brains behind the e-waste ...

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