SIFAX Group, NGOs partner to train physically-challenged persons
SIFAX Group has partnered with two non-governmental organisations (NGOs), Initiative for National Growth and Mo Rainbow Foundation, to train physically-challenged children in Lagos. About 70 visually-impaired and 50 children living with the down syndrome benefitted from these trainings.
Foundation takes medical outreach to Ijegun
As part of activities to mark its 10th anniversary, Ajoke Ayisat Afolabi Foundation (AAAF), the philanthropic arm of SIFAX Group, visited Ijegun community in Lagos State...
How high ports charges engender bleak fortunes for Nigeria
Astronomical charges that make Nigerian seaports among the costliest in the world are currently throwing operators and importers off balance, and ultimately jeopardising the fortunes of the nation’s economy. Charges are a critical factor in the cost of doing business at the ports, and apart from the tariffs, levies and taxes, there are also computed…
The Gambia, SIFAX Group sign MoU to build, operate dry port
SIFAX Group, a multinational company with interests in maritime, aviation, haulage & logistics, oil & gas and hospitality, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Gambia to build and operate a dry port in the country’s capital, Banjul. A dry port (sometimes inland port) is an inland intermodal terminal directly connected…
Inherent risks of faulty cargo scanners at seaports, borders
It came as a shock. Many could not believe it; even the reporters find it difficult to believe until it finally dawned on all that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), actually intercepted 661 pump-action rifles outside the port in Lagos.
Failed roads scaring investors away, says Sifax boss
The Federal Government has been urged to fix all the major dilapidated roads scattered all round the country in a bid to boost the fortunes of the haulage sector.
Sifax consortium stakes $25m to operate Warri Port terminal
Notwithstanding the highest score of 87.84 per cent by Ecomarine consortium, the SIFAX Group-led consortium, Ocean and Cargo Terminal Services Limited with 82.70 per cent score has been declared the preferred bidder to operate Terminal B, Warri Old Port.
Sifax Group backs Real Madrid Foundation’s clinic
The Real Madrid Foundation Soccer Clinic, which first edition holds in Lagos from April 4 to 14 at Grange School, GRA, Ikeja, has secured the support of shipping giants, Sifax. Sifax Group, who is the logistic partners of the clinic, took delivery of the kits and has shipped them to Nigeria. Already, over 700 participants…
Taiwo Afolabi’s son, Yinka, begins journey into holy matrimony
With the recent introduction ceremony, Yinka Afolabi, the first son of quiet billionaire, Dr. Taiwo Olayinka Afolabi, the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive of the Sifax Group, has kicked off his journey into holy matrimony. The introduction ceremony between Yinka and his heartthrob, Bisola Omisade, was purely a family affair, with only a few close friends…