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|Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by iamakbar(m): 2:03pm On Sep 10|
For travelers through the Port Harcourt International Airport, it is a whole new experience as they get to experience the airport like never before, all thanks to the collaborative efforts of FAAN, China Civil Engineering and, Spacefinish.
In 2019, FAAN consulted Spacefinish, a Nigerian design company to help design and fit-out both the new Port Harcourt and the Lagos international airports as part of its effort to redefine the experience of travelers passing through its international airports across the country. Spacefinish is known for the design of some of the continent’s most iconic workspaces like the first ever Google Developer Space in Africa, PwC Experience Centre, Andela’s Epic Tower amongst others.
According to the design team, “some of the questions posed at the beginning of the project is how do we tell rich stories of Port Harcourt and River state and how do we leave a lasting impression on the minds of travelers?”
"Port Harcourt is a beautiful city that has had its share of negative media attention. So we thought of ways to bring together different iconic parts of the city to create a unifying theme of the Garden City which Port Harcourt has always been called.”
In the mural, you’ll see the Mile One market with its colorful umbrellas, the people of Port Harcourt with their resplendent attires, and the greenery of the land, all reemphasizing Port Harcourt as the Garden City.
Opposite the Garden City mural is the Fish-Woman - a celebration of the rich and diverse cultures of Rivers State. Rivers State has over 10 ethnic groups that have co-existed peacefully for centuries, sharing a common interest in fishing as a favorite pastime. This mural at the Departure Lounge pays homage to this inherent reality.
The Floating Fisherman, one of Nigeria’s largest art installations ever, overlooks the executive lounge of the airport. The art installation is suspended 20ft in the air featuring over 700 canoe paddles, 3 lifesize boats, a 9ft fisherman casting a fishing net the size of a volleyball court, and a school of fishes swimming with a 20ft silver shark. The installation mirrors real sea life and it is an allusion to a favorite pastime of Riverians which is fishing.
[i]The Towering Boat [/i]is an exaggerated life-sized boat that celebrates a lifestyle predominant in Rivers State. The boat also serves as a thoroughfare in the Departure terminal of the airport, and also a temporary seating area with movable furniture provided around its perimeter.
Airports are sometimes the first and last points of contact for travelers and Spacefinish has ensured that travelers through the Port Harcourt airport have something of the city to take along as with them as they travel. The design company is also currently working on the Lagos International Airport and is expected to deliver yet another masterpiece project very soon.
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|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by Davidson5(m): 12:25am On Sep 11|
Colorful and attractive. Good work!
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|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by DisGuy: 1:05am On Sep 11|
I like the fisherman casting his net!!
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by Slawormir: 6:36am On Sep 12|
No doubt we are the real niggarrrs of Africa
We will continue to show those low budget asss Moda fuckkking noisy neighbors of ours called Ghana and south Africa that we are the real niggarrrs of Africa
Though i woke up on the right side of the bed....but the need to still dragg two or more tie of weed can not be over emphasized
Light up my weed...there is gonna be light at the end of my weed anyday anytime twice on Saturday
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|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by MANNABBQGRILLS: 6:36am On Sep 12|
Na Airport for Naija be dis
God bless Nigeria.
Slow and steady, we will get there as a nation.
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|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by MANNABBQGRILLS: 6:36am On Sep 12|
Only the willingly blind cannot see that our nation is undergoing massive developments,
Compare to the 16 years of failure and looting...
I HATE TRAINS.
I HATE BRIDGES.
I HATE RICE.
I HATE TALLEST BUILDING EAST OF THE NIGER
Let me give the background to this piece. I was reading some comments on Twitter early in the week, when I ran into this one by one Dr Ben Gbenro: “Why are some people allergic to good news about Nigeria? You are angry about the test-run of Lagos-Ibadan rail, you are angry about the development in Onne Port, but will eagerly amplify any negative news even if it’s not true. Something is wrong with you and I am here to tell you.”
Of course, that comment generated responses, both positive and negative. But the one that caught my fancy specially was by Ayekooto, who declared: “We have got to a stage when GMB achievements can no longer be denied but hated. I hate trains. I hate bridges. I hate rice.”
Very profound. A lot of people can no longer deny the many achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, particularly in the area of infrastructure, building a new Nigeria, and so, they have decided to hate it. Sad. Very sad.
Nobody can deny that there are very serious challenges in the country, particularly in the areas of security, the economy, and standard of living generally. But that is not all there is to Nigeria of today, and those challenges are being addressed very robustly. That hymn says “behind a frowning providence, He hides a smiling face. His purposes will ripen fast, unfolding every hour.” We will surely see an end to the challenges, if we all work together, and eschew hate speeches.
Why then do some people choose to see and amplify only negative things? Why do they choose to remain willfully blind and deaf to positive things? And surrounded and confronted by salutary developments, they keep repeating; what has the Buhari administration achieved? Show us.
You tell them that just last weekend, there was a test run of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, with brand new coaches that will begin commercial operation before the end of the year.That is happening in a country where we were told we couldn’t afford new coaches when our oil was selling at over 100 dollars per barrel. Now, at about 40 dollars per barrel, we are launching new coaches. Instead of giving credit to a prudent government, they just say; I hate trains.
Okay, if you hate trains, what of brand new airports in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano, Enugu, and others in the works? There was a time we were said to parade the worst airports in the world. But not any longer. Buhari reversed it in his four years. What do they say about that? They look up, look down, scratch their heads, and say; I hate airports. I’ve never even boarded a plane in my life, and I don’t want to board. Will I ever enter a plane if I’d been killed by bandits?
Okay. You hate airports and planes. What of bridges being built over rivers in different parts of the country, most especially the Second River Niger Bridge, which the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) built with mouth for 16 years. You tell them that the bridge is almost 50% done, and should be completed in the first quarter of 2022. There’s also the Loko-Oweto Bridge, linking Benue and Nasarawa States. It was started by a previous administration, but almost completed now. Like a cornered rat, their eyes dart furtively from corner to corner, seeking a hole to enter. Finding none, they tell you deadpan: I hate bridges.
Okay. All those are physical structures. So they want stomach infrastructure. You then tell them of the rice revolution, which has freed us from being a net importer of the product in the world. You point out that if Buhari hadn’t put his money where his mouth was, and encouraged us to go back to the land, causing rice farmers to rise from six to 12 million, we would have been in serious trouble when COVID-19 struck.
How would we have imported rice, with all international borders closed, and no foreign exchange to even place orders? They pat their tummies gingerly, belch after a hearty meal, and then declare: I hate rice.
A Cancer Centre has been built and commissioned by President Buhari at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). An ultra-modern diagnostic center also built and commissioned in Kano. And just this week, another diagnostic centre built at a cost of $5.5 million, was commissioned at the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, in Abia State. What do they say of all these? “I hate hospitals. May I never need to use any diagnostic centre. It is not my portion.”
You join them to say amen, since you don’t have a hateful heart. And you remind them that the largest ever vessel in the country, Maerskline Stadelhorn, with a length of 300 meters and width of 48 meters, berthed few days ago at Onne Port, in Rivers State. That is the biggest ever container vessel to berth in any part of Nigeria. Onne people were delirious with joy, and praised the government to high heavens, because no vessel had come to their port for 12 years, till August last year, under Buhari. You tell the naysayers the positive economic implications, but they refuse to listen. They dive under water, shouting as they go: We hate container vessels.
You then take them to Yenagoa, in Bayelsa State. Just last week, the skyline of South-south and South-East was transformed, as President Buhari commissioned the tallest Federal Government structure in the region, the 17-story Nigerian Content Tower, Headquarters of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).
The architectural masterpiece occupies an area equivalent to four football fields, and has a 1,000 seater conference centre plus a 10 MW power plant. Started in late 2015, now completed, all under Buhari. Engineer Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary of the agency paid tribute to the resolve, determination and encouragement of the President, that saw the structure to completion in record time. And Wabote, third E.S of NCDMB in its 10 years history, has written his name in gold. Just because he has a supportive President.
Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylvia, under whose tenure as Bayelsa State Governor the land was allocated for the project, declared: “The commissioning of this building is symbolic in many ways. It shows that Mr President is keen to see infrastructural development in every part of the country...It shows that skyscrapers and other laudable infrastructure can be built in the Niger Delta.”
But they say Buhari hasn’t achieved anything. You show them the 17-story building, and as they gaze skyward, their caps and headgear fall off. You pick the cap and headgear, dust and hand them back. And you ask, brothers and sisters, how now? Rather than admit defeat, they pull the caps and headgear over their eyes, and grumbled: We hate skyscrapers. They make us dizzy.
At that point, you pity them.
You realize that they need prayers.
They hate everything good.
They hate anything uplifting.
They hate development.
They hate their country.
They even hate themselves.
GOD BLESS NIGERIA.
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|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by winterfell007(m): 6:37am On Sep 12|
All the airports follow the same design from Enugu to Port Harcourt Airport. Stella Oduah, wetin happen naa??
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|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by Juliusmomoh(m): 6:37am On Sep 12|
I love this.... But hunger too much.... We want salary not building
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|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by nicho450(m): 6:38am On Sep 12|
Better the end of a matter than the beginning.
Thank God we are ending the week with goodness coming in.
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by Anambra1stS0n: 6:38am On Sep 12|
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by zeedof(m): 6:38am On Sep 12|
I dont even know either to praise Buhari or to Boo him... because hunger wey dey dis country is out of hand
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by movierequest(m): 6:38am On Sep 12|
Meanwhile Copy Hd Hollywood movies into ur hard drive if you are in ph, check my signature.
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by Kennitrust(m): 6:38am On Sep 12|
But to be very candid about The situation in this part of the world.... Life IS TOO HARD.
For the first time in about twenty years of my self-struggle, I have never admitted that life is hard, it's my first experience in life since bubu take over power.
If not that I fear God, I will have commit suicide.
I have never witness a terrible president as this.
If prayer used to work in our direction, I will have spend all my energy to pray for something that will overthrow this man government.
The pains i goes through to make a living is terrible and my first experience in all my life.
To all of us who felt the pains this government inflicted on us, God will surely keep us alive to see it end.
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by AnanseK(m): 6:39am On Sep 12|
Port Harcourt airport at last.
Hadi Sirika is working. The best Minister in the Cabinet.
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by Timekeeper: 6:39am On Sep 12|
Rivers.. Nice one indeed
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by Juliusmomoh(m): 6:40am On Sep 12|
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by Mindlog: 6:40am On Sep 12|
Hope it will be well maintained.
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by wonuks(m): 6:40am On Sep 12|
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|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by PrimeWatermark: 6:40am On Sep 12|
Barman/Mixologist urgently needed in a hotel at Ikeja.
Call the number in my signature.
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by BabaOwen(m): 6:41am On Sep 12|
This is so beautiful. GMB is still the best Nigeria president since 1999
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|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by Juliusmomoh(m): 6:41am On Sep 12|
winterfell007:I wonder oo..
|Re: Pictures Of Port Harcourt International Airport by MemoriesAndMe: 6:42am On Sep 12|
Are the hungry immigration officers still there? Travelers dont need anyone begging for money as soon as they arrive any airports in Nigeria through either arrivals or departure. Why beg in uniforms and expect the image of the country to be respected when the first things every one notices about a country starts from the airport? That happens only in Nigeria.
Otherwise, the new paint job or face lift done one any airport in Nigeria is still is useless for the image of the country these beggars in uniform create to everyone, including the outside world.
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