Sarumi, Folarin To Speak At Taiwo Afolabi Maritime Conference

Chief Adebayo Sarumi, former Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority and Otunba Kunle Folarin, Chairman, Nigerian Ports Consultative Forum, will lead other maritime experts and stakeholders at the third edition of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference, which holds on August 17, 2018 at the University of Lagos. Chief Adebayo Sarumi will chair the conference while Otunba Kunle Folarin will deliver the keynote address. The conference, held in honour of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice-Chairman, SIFAX Group, is an initiative of the Maritime Forum, University of…

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Bowen, UNILAG, EKSU emerge winners of Maritime Blueprint Competition

Bowen University, Iwo; University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Ekiti State University (EKSU), have emerged winners of the Maritime Blueprint Competition in which law students from six universities participated. The competition, sponsored by SIFAX Group, is one of the activities of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference, which is in its third edition and held in partnership with the Maritime Forum of the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. At the end of the keenly-contested competition, which used a debate format, Bowen University, Iwo, represented by Adekeye…

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Afolabi, Folarin, Sarumi proffer solutions to rising port costs

Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, a multinational corporation with diverse interests in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas and Hospitality, and other maritime experts have proffered solutions to address the challenge of rising port costs. These solutions were identified at the third edition of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference which was held in honour of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice-Chairman, SIFAX Group, in collaboration with The Maritime Forum, University of Lagos and SIFAX Group. Otunba Kunle Folarin, Chairman,…

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UNILAG, OAU, UNN emerge winners of Maritime Blueprint competition

University of Lagos, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife and University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) have emerged winners of the Maritime Blueprint Competition in which law students from eight universities participated. The competition, sponsored by SIFAX Group, is one of the activities of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference, which is in its second edition and held in partnership with the Maritime Forum of the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. At the end of the keenly-contested competition, which used a debate format, University of Lagos…

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SIFAX Group, Experts urge FG to adopt PPP model for port infrastructure development

SIFAX Group, a multinational corporation with diverse interests in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas and Hospitality, and other maritime experts have urged the Federal Government to adopt the public-private partnership (PPP) model to address the challenge of port infrastructure deficit. This was the unanimous conclusion of leading academic, business, legal and maritime experts who gathered for the second edition of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference, a partnership between SIFAX Group and Maritime Forum of the University of Lagos, which was held on…

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