‘FUNAI bridging gaps in tertiary education system’

The Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State, is one of the 12 universities established by the Goodluck Jonathan Administration in 2011. The institution was represented by four Faculty Deans at the 2017 Technology and Innovation Expo in Abuja. They spoke with OJIAKU KALU on the institution’s efforts at recovering the lost fortunes of Nigeria’s tertiary education.     You are in Abuja as a team from Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, could you shed more light to why you are in Abuja? Well, we are in Abuja to participate in the…

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NPA burdened by eastern ports’ challenges

The decaying infrastructural facilities at eastern ports has led to low capacity utilisation and ship traffic, compelling the ports to rely on western ports for sustenance. BAYO AKOMOLAFE reports Enormous challenges that have crippled activities at eastern ports of Calabar, Warri, Port Harcourt and Onne have consistently made them liabilities on Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in the last one decade. It was learnt that the ports are being sustained with the revenue generated from their competitors- Lagos Ports Complex, Apapa and Tin Can Island ports, which contribute over 70 per…

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