Apapa


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Apapa

 

an industrial suburb and outer harbor of Lagos and the chief seaport of Nigeria, on the shore of the Bight of Benin (in the Gulf of Guinea, in the Atlantic Ocean). The freight turnover is 3 million tons a year. Cocoa, coconut oils, coconuts, and other agricultural products are exported. Industry consists of food-processing enterprises (mainly oil mills), automobile and motor assemblage, shipbuilding, and ship repair.

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Lagos Island recorded 31 (about 30%); followed by surulere, 15 (about 14%); and Lagos Mainland, 12 (about 11%), while no incidence was reported for Apapa, Ifako-Ijaiye, Amuwo-Odofin, and Ojo Local Government areas of the study area.
Energem Nigeria Limited - Apapa Tank Farm (Note i) 13,441 -
The average larval density per dip per site was higher in Apapa (4.
My late husband Pat trained Sports Promoter to win the 1980 Gold Collar, we landed the Scurry with El Boss in 2000, and the Greenwich Cup with Apapa Song in 1982.
Miller, a long term resident of Nigeria, lived with Miss Gale in Apapa, Lagos, after moving from Scotland.
Two days later her body was discovered in her room in their house in Apapa, Lagos.
Both (a) and (b) illustrate the elative values of apapa and pra-pra in association with a verb of pushing or driving, where the spatial sense is concretely directional.
In the central region, they are Santa Tecla, Antiguo Cuscatlan, and Zaragoza in La Libertad; Santo Tomas, San Marcos, Apapa, and Nejapa in San Salvador; and Cojutepeque in Cuscatlan.
The equidistance of Alaba Market from the (official) Apapa Port and the (unofficial) Benin border town of Seme, for instance, enabled Alaba to straddle the two sectors which in turn "maximized the market's responsiveness to supply-side opportunities" (p.
This commitment was underlined by the fact that Maersk's terminals company, APM Terminals (APMT), was considering an investment of US$120mn at the start of 2012 in expanding annual throughput capacity at the terminal at the Port of Apapa.
Aureol was the loveliest looking of ships and followed our sister ships Accra and Apapa.