Axxela Inaugurates Elegbata Sports Complex, Greater Lagos IV Gas Pipeline Network

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first_imgAxxela Limited (“Axxela”), sub-Saharan Africa’s preferred fast-growing gas & power portfolio company, has officially inugurated its Greater Lagos IV (GLIV) gas pipeline network and the newly renovated Elegbata Sports Complex.Greater Lagos IV (GLIV) is Axxela’s gas pipeline network, developed by its Gaslink Nigeria Limited subsidiary in partnership with the Nigerian Gas Marketing Company (“NGMC”).Spanning from Ijora through Lagos Island’s Marina axis, the $30 million pipeline will supply gas to commercial and industrial off-takers along its route, and already has First Power and Island Power amongst its customers. Speaking at the event, Axxela Chief Operating Officer, Rasheed Olaoluwa remarked, “This occasion demonstrates our continued contribution to the growth of Lagos State’s burgeoning socio-economic landscape, and also reinforces Axxela’s commitment as trailblazers in the distribution of natural gas to industries, and we are immensely proud of this pioneering effort. There remains a considerable demand for power generation, and this pipeline extension project will revitalize industrial development across the metropolis. We are also delighted to commission the sports complex, affirming our promise and always-on engagement of host communities in our areas of operation.”The Lagos Sports Commission Chairman, Dr. Kweku Adedayo Tandoh, representing the Lagos State Governor Governor Akinwunmi Ambode applauded Axxela for the initiative and its role in boosting economic development in the state.He said: “I would like to thank Axxela for developing this sports facility which indicates its firm commitment to the welfare of its host communities. This project is a welcome development for denizens of Elegbata which signifies the many possibilities that abound from public and private partnerships and the significance of sports in the community.The Lagos State Government is steadfast in the provision of world-class facilities under the umbrella of tourism, entertainment, hospitality, and sports excellence together,” concludes the Lagos Sports Commission Chairman.As part of its sustainability efforts, Axxela also recently renovated Olowogbowo Methodist Primary School located within the neighborhood, in a bid to improve the quality of education available. Olowogbowo Primary School also defeated Dele Ajomale Primary school 1-0 in the first ever match held at the new facility.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Syracuse men don’t win for first time ever at ACC Championships; women place 3rd

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first_img Published on October 26, 2018 at 12:47 pm Contact Alex: | @alexhamer8 Facebook Twitter Google+ At the ACC Championships in Boston, the Syracuse men failed to win an ACC conference meet for the first time, as they placed second with 61 points. The Orange had won five-straight conference titles since joining in 2013, missing out on the chance to tie Maryland for the most consecutive titles.The Orange had five runners place within the top-20, led by Aidan Tooker (23:55.1) in eighth and Joe Dragon (23:56.2) in ninth. Junior Kevin James (24:00) placed 12th, followed by sophomore Noah Affolder (24:02.8) in 13th and redshirt freshman Nathan Henderson (24:12.3) in 19th.Aidan Tooker was unable to improve on his sixth place finish last year at the ACC Championships, as he ran the Franklin Park course about 25 seconds slower than his time last season in Louisville at the conference meet.An hour earlier, the Syracuse women finished third with 83 points.In her season debut, redshirt senior Shannon Malone ran the 6-kilometer race in 20:32.9, good for fifth place. Coming off a hip injury, Malone said she will be at full strength by NCAA Championships on Nov. 17. Freshman Laura Dickinson (20:45:0) placed 11th.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textNext up for Syracuse is the NCAA Northeast Regionals in Buffalo on Nov. 9, where the Orange will compete to qualify for the NCAA Championships. Commentslast_img read more