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Hydrography: Navy, NPA Collaborate To Build Local Capacity

With the remarkable growth in the size and number of merchant ships, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello Koko says his administration is ready to work collaboratively with the Nigerian Navy to localize modernize training and capacity building aspect of hydrographic survey, for the benefit of the nation’s maritime economy.   He …

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COVID-19: SIFAX Boss Advocates Upgraded University ICT Infrastructure

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic that slowed down teaching and learning in the country’s educational institutions, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has tasked relevant stakeholders in the education ecosystem on the need to upgrade information communication technology (ICT) infrastructure in schools across the country. Afolabi made this call while delivering …

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Simulation Exercises On-going As Buhari Set To Launch Deep Blue Project In Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, will on Thursday, June 10, in Lagos perform the official launch of the assets under the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, also known as the Deep Blue Project. Preparatory to the launch, the Maritime Security Unit (MSU) of the Deep Blue Project, comprising personnel from the Nigerian Navy, Nigerian …

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SAMSUNG Visits NPA, Donates Computer Accessories

Samsung Heavy Industry Nigeria Limited recently paid a solidarity visit to the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman and donated some computer accessories to the Authority to replace the ones destroyed by fire owing to the #ENDSAARS protest. Platform Reporters got you covered with picture of the visit. Representative of the …

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Nigeria Set To Overcome Insecurity On Her Waters – Defence Minister

·      Defence Minister, Amaechi, CNS inspect Deep Blue Project facilities  ·      Buhari fulfilling long national dream – transport minister ·      It’s a new dawn for maritime – Jamoh  As Nigeria gets set to deploy maritime security assets acquired under the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, members of the Deep Blue Project Steering Committee have visited Lagos, Warri, …

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MARITIME EDUCATION: NIMASA To Equip Man Oron To Global Standards.

…As Academy Graduates 325 Marine Engineers The Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Commodore Duja Effedua has announced that the Academy is partnering the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA to ensure that the training facilities in Oron are in line with internationally acceptable specifications to attain compliance with the International Convention on …

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Facebook Launches Plan To Combat Online Extremism

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 12, 2007 shows the logo of social networking website ‘Facebook’ displayed on a computer screen in London, 12 December 2007. US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on June 23, 2017 to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May …

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Apple Strengthens Video Expertise With Hiring Of YouTube Alumnus

Apple Apple Inc. has hired Vijay Karunamurthy, who worked on early versions of YouTube and later co-founded a foodie app, experience that could be used to bring social and video features to the iPhone and other devices. Karunamurthy joined Apple as an engineering director in April, the same month his Nom app vanished from the …

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