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How To Be A Success, Despite Limiting Factors In Africa – Jacob

How To Be A Success, Despite Limiting Factors In Africa – Jacob

Wisdom Jacob is a Future Africa Leaders Foundation (FALF) ambassador and a 2016 Future Africa Leaders Awards (FALA) winner. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, he shares his unique explanation of success, his inspiration for influencing young Africans and ...

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Abubakar Shouldn’t Be A Leader Without Troops – Aniebonam

 How CRFFN Maiden Election Was ‘Comprehensively Rigged’ - Dr. Aniebonam

By Kenneth Jukpor The Founder of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Dr. Boniface Aniebonam has urged the new Chairman of the Governing Council of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) to ...

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CRFFN Governing Council Inaugurated, Tsanni Emerges Chairman

CRFFN Governing Council Inaugurated, Tsanni Emerges Chairman

…Henry Njoku beats Increase Uche to Vice Chairman The much anticipated inauguration of the Governing Council of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) by the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi held yesterday in ...

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CILT Nigeria President Gets Second Term, Pledges Attainment Of CILT Bill

CILT Calls For Regulation Of Trucking In Nigeria

By Kenneth Jukpor After emerging the President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Nigeria unopposed for a second term, Alhaji Jibril Ibrahim singled-out the passage of the CILT Nigeria Bill as his prime aspiration for the body. ...

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SON Begins Fight Against Fabricators Of Sub-standard Gas Cylinders

NASS Maintains Resolve To Pass PIGB In 8th Assembly

…DPR, NNPC, Others Form JWC To Sensitize Nigerians On Standards By Kenneth Jukpor Aggrieved by the influx of substandard Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders by unlicensed gas fabricators, the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) has resolved to kick against such ...

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African Leaders Must Prioritize AfCTA To Grow Pan-African Trade

African Leaders Must Prioritize AfCTA To Grow Pan-African Trade

By Kenneth Jukpor When African amazons in the maritime and port sector gathered to mark the 2nd Continental Conference/ Annual General Meeting (AGM) of African Women in Maritime (WIMAFRICA), the onus of promoting intra-African trade was put squarely on the African ...

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Lagos Tank Farm Clusters: DPR Admits Inefficiency In Licensing

Lagos Tank Farm Clusters: DPR Admits Inefficiency In Licensing

By Kenneth Jukpor The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has admitted its inefficiency in procedures for licensing tank farm facilities in Lagos State, a problem which has led to the multiplicity of tank farms in business and residential areas like; ...

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Holding Bay Conundrum: NPA, Shippers’ Council Lack Political Will

Fuel Crisis - Marketers Deny Payment From Govt, Say Strike Continues

The vice-chairman, Dry Cargo Unit of Nigeria association of road transport owner (NARTO) Lagos State branch, Alhaji AAbdullahi Mohammed Inuwa has said that the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Nigeria Shippers’ Council (NSC) lack political will and power to control ...

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CRFFN Governing Council Inauguration To Hold Next Week

3RD GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE CRFFN: A CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE

…As Amaechi Hosts Governing Council Members By Kenneth Jukpor Three months after the election of members of the Governing Council for the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN), MMS Plus newspaper has gathered that the inauguration ...

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NAFFAC, Customs Enter Partnership To Facilitate Trade At Airports

NAFFAC, Customs Enter Partnership To Facilitate Trade At Airports

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to ease trade procedures at the Lagos Airport, the Nigerian Association of Air Freight Forwarders & Consolidators (NAFFAC) pledged support to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to ease cargo clearance and customs procedures. ...

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SÈMÈ-KRAKÉ Border Post Will Boost ECOWAS Common Interest – Buhari

FG Steps up Efforts to Repatriate $321m from Switzerland

Nigeria’s President, Mohammadu Buhari has tipped the SÈMÈ-KRAKÉ Joint Border Post between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Benin, to boost the common interest of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Buhari made this statement ...

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How Foreigners Stifle Nigerian Ship-owners Despite Cabotage

Nigeria Will Be Africa’s Number One In Maritime Administration- Dakuku

NIMASA, NNPC Care Less Fifteen years after the enactment of Cabotage Act, foreign shipping lines are still dominating shipping business in the country with the situation becoming more frightening as foreigners choose the local ship-owners to do business with and ...

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WIMAFRICA To Boost African Trade With Regional Conference

WIM Africa To Boost African Trade With Regional Conference

As part of efforts to enhance facilitate intra-African trade, African Women in Maritime (WIMAFRICA) is set to organize a 2-day conference on the theme; “Trade Facilitation for African Integration – Prospects and Challenges” The event which is the second continental ...

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OTL Africa: Synergy Tops Agenda As Global Oil Bigwigs Converge

OTL Africa 2017: Europe, Asia, South America Renew Interest in Africa’s Downstream

As the annual Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Africa Downstream Week kicks-off in a fortnight, industry synergy will be the crux of the 2018 event where Nigeria would host key players in the global downstream oil and gas industries from ...

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Nigeria Will Be Africa’s Number One In Maritime Administration- Dakuku

Nigeria Will Be Africa’s Number One In Maritime Administration- Dakuku

By Kenneth Jukpor The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has made bold claims that Nigeria could emerge the topmost African nation in terms of maritime administration and shipping in the near future. ...

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Shittu @68: Amaechi, Sarumi, Others To Grace Book Presentation

ANLCA Mandates Members For Customs Training

As the former President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Prince Olayiwola Shittu marks his 68th birthday celebration in style with a book presentation on Monday, October 15th, 2018, the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi,  Former ...

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NSC To Meet Shipping Companies Over Congestion Surcharge

 NIGERIAN SHIPPERS’ COUNCIL As The Best Maritime Agency Of The Year

Following the proposed congestion surcharges on Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports by some shipping companies, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council would on Monday, October 15, 2018, meet with Shipping Agencies in Nigeria. The Council revealed this via a press statement ...

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Holding Bays’ Capacity Should Match Container Inflow – Soleji

Holding Bays’ Capacity Should Match Container Inflow – Soleji

By Kenneth Jukpor Aggrieved by the unending queues of trucks and tankers seen at Lagos ports and several empty container holding bays, the Chairman of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) at Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT), Comrade Goddy Sewa ...

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IAPH Conference: NPA Urged To Learn Lessons From Neighbouring Ports

Terminal Operators To Partake In Trade Fairs And Exhibitions – NPA MD

One week after the inaugural African Regional Conference of the International Association of  Ports and Harbours (IAPH), stakeholders are admonishing Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to learn from the developments and strategies deployed by other African ports. Operators lament that despite ...

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Police Must Quit Interception Of Containers – Soleji

Pandemonium At Tin Can  Port As Police Kills Truck Owner

The Chairman of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) at Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) Comrade Goddy Sewa Soleji has admonished the Nigerian Police to desist from the act of intercepting containers. Soleji lamented that the unfortunate trend had become ...

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