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Efficient and effective delivery of NPA’s mandate is our trust- MD Hadiza Usman

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has promised to work assiduously towards ensuring that the Nation’s Ports Master Plan is put into effective use and to serve as a reference point in all matters that concern greater operational efficiency in the industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE ...

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Capacity building: NPA in strategic partnership with NIM to further improve operations- Photo

(TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is set to partner with the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) in building the capacity of its workforce so as to further improve its operations with a multiplying effect on revenue generated by the Authority for the development of the Nigerian economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. (Human Capacity Building): is the process of developing and strengthening the ...

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NIMASA backs FG on establishment of Maritime University

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The attention of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been drawn to speculations in a section of the media and a Press Statement from the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) to the effect that the Agency is opposed to the establishment of the Maritime University at Okerenkoko, in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta ...

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NPA courts NIM to build staff capacity in compliance with modern day socio-economic challenges

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to be in-tune with the modern day socio-economic challenges that could serve as a ‘cog in the wheel’ of the operations of staff, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is set to partner the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) in building the capacity of its workforce to that effect, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Managing ...

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Education, military spending take top spots in Saudi budget

  Education and military expenditures take the top two spots in Saudi Arabia’s 2017 budget, which estimates a spending of SR890 billion ($237.3 billion), an 8 percent increase from 2016. Revenue is projected to reach SR692 billion ($184.5 billion) in 2017, a 31 percent increase from initial projections. The budget deficit is expected to reach SR198 billion in 2017, reflecting ...

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Two world-class schools to open in Dubai

Brighton College UK and Dwight School New York, the two schools new to Dubai, UAE with combined enrolment capacity of up to 4,000 students, are on schedule to open doors from the 2018/2019 academic year. The three primary components of this 89,000 sq m (super) campus include Brighton College Dubai, Dwight School Dubai, and the Centre of Excellence for Arabic ...

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Vitamin D tablets may help reduce asthma attacks, review finds

LONDON: The world’s 300 million asthma sufferers could help reduce their risk of severe asthma attacks by taking vitamin D supplements as well as their standard asthma medicines, according to the findings of a review of international trial evidence. The analysis – which covered trials in the United States, Canada, India, Japan, Poland and Britain – found that taking vitamin ...

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Research links eczema and hay fever to early antibiotic use

  LONDON: Babies given antibiotics in the first two years of life are more likely to develop allergies as adults, according to an extensive analysis of past clinical studies involving nearly 400,000 people. The findings, to be presented on Tuesday at the European Respiratory Society annual meeting in London, point to a clear association with the risk of eczema or ...

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EGA launches training programme for students

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has started its annual summer training programme, which provides business exposure and work experience opportunities for Emirati high school and university students. The programme kicked off on July 10 and will run until August 11, at EGA’s local operating midstream subsidiaries – Dubai Aluminium (Dubal) and Emirates Aluminium (Emal), said a statement from the company. The ...

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NIMASA 2016 Budget: Peterside unveils ‘Five-Point Strategic Agenda’ for development of maritime sector

    Five-Point Strategic Agenda are .Strengthening of maritime safety and security .Maintenance of clean maritime environment .Enhancement of port state control .Human and infrastructural capacity building .Increased revenue generation through elimination of corruption aided by sanitized-maritime environment (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The much –awaited ‘Five-Point Strategic Agenda’ to aid the development of the nation’s maritime sector that is contained in the ...

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