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Ember Syndrome: What Is The Right Thing?

ember syndrome: what is the right thing?

It is the month of October just two months away from Christmas, a period that the port witnesses high importation of cargo which invariably results in both high human and vehicular traffic at the port. As it is, there are ...

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BEARS: Stranded Agents

BEARS: Election Palava

It is worrisome how executives of the Customs Licensed Agents and Freight Forwarders now sit under umbrellas at the Port and Terminal Multi service Limited (PTML) since the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) cleared the containers serving as makeshift offices for ...

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Shippers’ Council On A Working Visit To SON 

Shippers' Council On A Working Visit To SON

The Management of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) recently paid a working visit to the headquarters of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) as part of the Council’s awareness campaign of its new port economic regulatory role.

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Integrated Logistics Management

Types Of Transportation

Integrated Logistics is defined as “ the process of anticipating customer needs and wants; acquiring the capital, materials, people , technologies and information necessary to meet those needs and wants; optimizing the goods-or-service-producing a network to fulfill customer requests; and ...

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BULLS:  A Gesture

BULLS: Hadiza It!

An organisation that shows true love and positive loyalty to its members is rare in this cutthroat world. Such organisation goes out of its way to carry all its members along especially when things go wrong with any of them. ...

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HOMELY HILDA 

HOMELY HILDA

CP Hilda Ebifuro-Harrison is the new Western Port Police Commissioner. She is a woman full of life and outspoken with her, there is no dull moment, she exudes confidence whenever she finds herself refusing to be intimidated by the presence ...

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Over-Dependence On Importation Killing Manufacturing – Fashola

Over-Dependence On Importation Killing Manufacturing - Fashola

Nigerians have been advised to show more interest on locally-made products than imported ones because of the adverse effect foreign products on importation The call was made by the governor of Lagos State Babatunde Fahola (SAN) at the 47th Annual General Meeting of ...

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NAGAFF Berates SON over Cargo Arrest

NAGAFF Dissolves Executive Council Over Repositioning Of Management Team

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has again condemned in strong terms the arresting of already cleared goods from the port by the officials of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON). The association has said the ct ...

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MAN, Oron Seeks Endorsement Of World Maritime University

MAN ORON Promotes 378 Staff

In its bid to affiliate with World Maritime University, (WMU)   the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron has in the past one year been on its toes in the pursuit of this course. The process started in mid 2013 with ...

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NIPCO Celebrates Workers

NIPCO Celebrates Workers

NIPCO Plc, an integrated indigenous operator in the nation’s oil and gas industry, has appreciated its members of staff, describing them as a key component  in the success story of the company since the commencement of commercial operation   in 2004 . ...

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Benefits Of Physical Examination On Containers

Benefits Of Physical Examination On Containers

In this edition of your education page, Shippers’ Guide, we are explaining what physical examination of containers or goods means; how to conduct it, who is eligible to conduct physical examination, who should be around when examination is being done ...

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NISA Presidency: Why I am The Most Qualified  And Preferred – Ogbeifun

Why I am The Most Qualified And Preferred

The race for the presidency of the Nigeria Shipowners’ Association (NISA) has been on with three candidates vying for the position. Others have spoken on why they are in the race, here in this exclusive interview with MMS Plus Weekly, Engr. Greg Ogbeifun, a ...

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Nigerian Police Chiefs: A Missing Trust

Nigerian Police Chief: A Missing Trust

On appointment, one recurring refrain among police chiefs in Nigeria, whether commissioner of police or Inspector General of Police is “no more roadblocks, or toll blocks on the roads”. It has become very predictable. And the recently appointed Acting IGP, ...

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Lagos joins oil producing states

Lagos joins oil producing states

Lagos State is set to join the league of oil producing states in the country come next year as the joint venture partners on the Aje Field offshore Lagos have taken the final investment decision on the exploration of the ...

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Flared Gas Can Generate 100,000MW Of Electricity – Expert

Flared Gas Can Generate 100,000MW Of Electricity – Expert

Despite growing domestic gas demand in the country, oil companies in the first half of the year flared a quantum of natural gas capable of generating 100,000 megawatts of electricity. According to data from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, about ...

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2015 Budget: FG Proposes $78 Oil Benchmark

2015 Budget: FG Proposes $78 Oil Benchmark

The Federal Government has proposed $78 as the benchmark price for a barrel of crude oil and fixed the exchange rate at N160 per dollar for the 2015 national budget. The projection, which was contained in the Medium Term Expenditure ...

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MAN: Why We Are Not Excited About University Status – Okpo, Rector

Okpo, MAN ORON, Rector Calls For 15% Funding

With about three years in office, would you say that he has been a good ambassador of the journalism community? He worked as a feature Editor with the Chronicle Newspapers in Cross River State, and now the Rector of the ...

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Seme Customs Hits highest Revenue In Two years

Seme Customs Hits highest Revenue In Two years

The Seme command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated a sum higher than what the command had collected in any month between 2013 and 2014 as a result of the improved fight against smuggling in the command. According ...

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Alison-Madueke Pledges Aggressive Implementation Of Gas-To-Power Initiatives

Alison-Madueke Pledges Aggressive Implementation Of Gas-To-Power Initiatives

The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has pledged commitment for the implementation of initiatives designed to accelerate adequate gas supply for power generation. This is contained in a statement signed by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs ...

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Court Stops CBN From Implementing N65 ATM Charge

Court Stop CBN From Implementing N65 ATM Charge

A Federal High Court in Abuja has been urged to restrain the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from further implementing its reintroduced N65 on cash withdrawal from others’ banks’ ATMs. The new CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele had on August 13 ...

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