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Transport Experts To Converge At MMS Plus 2019 Leadership Lecture, Awards

Transport sector veterans in the private and public sectors are set to converge in Lagos for the third edition of the annual Transport Leadership Lecture and Awards as icons ponder a road-map for responsive and accountable leadership in the transport ...

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Port Access Roads: From Presidential Order To Hypnosis As Operators Mourn

Customs exploit process automation at TinCan Port

· How poor infrastructure affects farm produce export By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the numerous trending video clips of free flow of traffic in Apapa and the recent assurance by Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo that the government is adopting short-term, ...

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Women In Shipping: Problems and Prospects

Women In Shipping: Problems and Prospects

Most people still perceive the shipping industry as a male dominated industry and this is the reason why women refrain from choosing it as a career. Other women also avoid the industry because of physical harassment and violence or severe ...

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Why Freight Forwarders Are Against Explosives Detectors At Airports – Chris

By Okuneye Moyosola Paul Chris is the Chairman of Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON), Airport Chapter. In this interview with MMS Plus, he highlighted the reasons why freight forwarders do not support the introduction ...

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Why NLNG’s Fiscal Incentive Has Become A National Burden

Why NLNG’s Fiscal Incentive Has Become A National Burden

By Kenneth Jukpor The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) is one of the most celebrated organizations in the nation’s oil and gas sector. It has commendably converted about 119 Bcm (billion standard cubic metres) or 4.2 Tcf (trillion cubic feet) ...

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BEARS: Aggrieved Seafarers Hushed

BEARS: Aggrieved Seafarers Hushed

At the 2019 celebration of the Day of the Seafarer, which held in Lagos, last week, it took the intervention of the leadership of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) to stop several aggrieved Nigerian seafarers from airing their dissatisfaction ...

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BULLS: Hbd! Madam Julie

BULLS: Hbd! Madam Julie

On Thursday last week, Mrs. Juliana Saka, a staff of Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) marked her birthday. Juliana is an exciting personality, humble, accommodating and very industrious. We wish her many prosperous years ahead!

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Nigeria Underperforming, Holds $900bn ‘Dead Capital’ — PwC

Nigeria Underperforming, Holds $900bn ‘Dead Capital’ — PwC

Nigeria is underperforming and needs to unlock as much as $900bn worth of dead capital to increase economic activities and stimulate growth, PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited has said. PwC said this in a new report titled ‘Bringing dead capital to life – ...

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We Invested $1bn In Nigeria In Six Years – NBC

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, the bottlers of Coca-Cola brands in Nigeria, has renewed its commitment to contributing its quota towards a more sustainable society through its social, economic and environmental initiatives. Speaking at the unveiling of the NBC’s maiden ...

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Insurance Sector Grows Premium To N400bn

CIIN Wants Govts To Unravel Former DDG’s Death

The Nigerian insurance sector’s premium rose by 10 per cent to N400bn in the 2018 financial period, according to the Nigerian Insurers Association. The Chairman, NIA, Mr Tope Smart, disclosed this while presenting the 2018 annual report of the Nigerian ...

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Shell, Communities Set To Resolve Dispute Over OML 25

Shell, Communities Set To Resolve Dispute Over OML 25

Stakeholders, including communities of Oil Mining Licence 25 in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, and Shell Petroleum Development Company have agreed on the procedures for the re-opening of the oil field. The Memorandum of Understanding, which will be ...

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Becoming A Pilot: Step-by-Step Career Guide

Becoming A Pilot: Step-by-Step Career Guide

Airline pilots fly aircraft according to set schedules to transport cargo and people. Commercial pilots might fly charter flights or those used for firefighting, crop dusting, or rescue purposes. Hazards that pilots might face include weather, fatigue, and extreme noise. ...

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North Sea Outages: Nigeria Set For Highest European Oil Exports In 2019

North Sea Outages: Nigeria Set For Highest European Oil Exports In 2019

Outages at North Sea oilfields have helped put competing Nigerian oil on pace to arrive in Europe at the highest levels in seven months in June, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and traders.  Nigeria is set to export about 905,000 ...

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Shippers’ Council Projects 35% Women Inclusion In Workforce, TTPs, ICDs

Shippers’ Council Projects 35% Women Inclusion In Workforce, TTPs, ICDs

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to key into the global appeal for more women in shipping and accelerate gender parity, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Mr. Hassan Bello has revealed that the Council plans ...

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MMS WOFHOF Holds 3rd WILCEP Event To Empower Nigerian Women

MMS WOFHOF Holds 3rd WILCEP Event To Empower Nigerian Women

By Okuneye Moyosola MMS WOFHOF Initiative is set to empower more Nigerian women as the 3rd Women in Leadership and Career Empowerment Programme (WILCEP) Africa, the mentorship arm of MMS WOFHOF Initiative, a Non-Profit Organization registered in Nigeria. The 2-day ...

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FAAN Steps Up Surveillance On Bag Tagging At Nations’ Airports

FAAN Speeds Up Emergency Response

Baggage taggers across the nation’s airports will face dire consequences, as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has increased surveillance and is monitoring workers around the airport The Airports managers are disturbed due to the recent rise of the ...

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NCAA Urge Pilots To Take Precautions During Bad Weather

NCAA Urge Pilots To Take Precautions During Bad Weather

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned pilots and airline operators to be wary of bad weather and attendant thunderstorms. The weather alert, issued last Thursday, was in lieu of the outset of the rainy season and the need ...

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Introduce Jail-Terms For Discrimination Against Women In Shipping – Efedua

Q1 Rating: How Did NRC, MAN Oron Perform?

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to guarantee increased participation of women in the maritime sector and curb the incidents of discrimination, the Rector, Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Commodore Duja Effedua (Rtd) has called for jail-term punishments for ...

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Experts Urge Port Stakeholders To Prioritize Safe Maritime Environment

By Okuneye Moyosola Academic experts in the maritime sector have urged stakeholders in the industry to come together in order to achieve a sustainable maritime environment for characterized by safety and healthiness. Eco-toxicologist/Lecturer, Faculty of Science, University of Lagos, Mrs. ...

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Nigeria’s exposure to phishing attacks rises as cybercrime cost hits $6 trillion

Nigeria’s exposure to phishing attacks rises as cybercrime cost hits $6 trillion

•Microsoft calls for collaboration between govt, private sector Microsoft has called for safer online community in Nigeria, stressing that cybercrime will cost the global economy $6 trillion by 2021. Microsoft said the call became necessary following increasing phishing attacks on ...

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