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S’East business leaders to query Osinbajo over failed promise to activate Onitsha Port

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Indications emerged Monday that the planned visit of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the commercial city of Onitsha on Thursday this week for a two-day Anambra MSME Clinic, may be marred by barrage of questions on why upon his face-to-face promise to activate Onitsha Port, nothing has happened months after. Business Hilights recalls that Osinbajo had during his visit to ...

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FG frustrating concession of Onitsha Port as Olu seeks Warri, Koko dredging

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More than three years on in the life of the current administration, the federal government had maintained silence in one of its electioneering campaign promises in the South East which is putting the rehabilitated Onitsha River Port into use by simply concessioning the facility. Former administration of President Goodluck Jonathan had injected about N4.5bn to reposition the River Port after ...

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FG silent on concessioning of Onitsha Port, assures early delivery of Baro Port this year

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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and immediate former managing director of National Inland Waterway Authority (NIWA), Boss Mustapha has assured the Niger State Government that the Baro River Port will be delivered by the Federal this year. However, he was silent on the endless readiness for the concessioning of Onitsha River Port completed more than four ...

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FG set to concession Onitsha port, postpones delivery of others to election year

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Indications emerged in Lagos during the recent 2017 National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) International Conference and Exhibition that all the pleas made by South East top business operators and importers during the visit of the Acting president on the need to concession Onitsha River Port may become a reality before year end. This is based on the fact that the ...

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What has Innoson, Nnewi gained from all these visits by FG officials since this year?

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Earlier in the year, the Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company Limited (IVM) plant at Nnewi was a pilgrimage of sort for top government officials. Even before the Acting President visited few months ago, there have been other Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) of the federal government trooping the factory for tourism sake. Business Hilights recalls that during the visit of the ...

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Again, FG to dredge 152 Km Ajaokuta-Onitsha River Niger waterways

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Not up to four years of the initial multi-billion naira dredging deal carried out by former administration from Warri in Delta State through Onitsha in Anambra State to Baro in Kogi State, another whooping amount is set to go away for the same purpose. Investigations carried out by a House of Representative member form Kogi State had earlier in the ...

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