Senate committee raises alarm over oil tanks

The Senate Committee on Maritime Transport has frowned at the siting of petroleum products tank farms within the ports. It said the damage an accident from one of the facilities, could cause the country would be incalculable if the Federal Government fails to take precautionary steps.

It, however, lauded the Federal government’s efforts in repositioning the seaports to become a hub in West and Central Africa.… Read the rest

Senate C’ttee On Maritime Joins Force To Revamp Sector

The new impetus towards repositioning the maritime sector received a boost as the Senate Committee on Maritime Transport yesterday pledged to work with the federal government to achieve a total overhaul of the corruption-ridden sector.

The committee began a four-day familiarisation tour of the seaports and maritime transport facilities in the country, as well as industry stakeholders and agencies as part of its oversight functions, pledging to revamp the sector.… Read the rest

Fayemi: you can’t be leader if you are not competent

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi yesterday emphasised the need to groom the youth for leadership based on the doctrines of character development, integrity, honesty and fear of God. He also called for the re-evaluation of politics, saying that those who enter public offices through politics must also have alternative jobs they can return to when they leave power. Fayemi said while grooming a successor, self-development, professional competence and pursuit of good name should not be compromised by those aspiring to future leadership.… Read the rest

Senator Oluremi Tinubu empowers petty traders in Lagos Central Senatorial District with N13 million grant

The Lagos central District Senator, Chief (Mrs) Oluremi Tinubu was on Monday 21st of November launched the Petty Traders Empowerment Capital Scheme (PETECS) with the sum of Thirteen Million Naira (N13m) grant. The occasion which took place at the Oluremi Tinubu Hall in Yaba LCDA was witnessed by Leaders in the Lagos Central Senatorial District, ACN women leaders, LGA Chairmen and party faithful.… Read the rest