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Transport Bigwigs Converge At 2nd MMS Leadership Lecture

All categories of Nigerian transport veterans graced the MMS 2019 Transport Leadership lecture and awards, last week. Enjoy the photos!

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Dangote Flour, BOC Gases, others lift NSE index by N19b

Dangote Flour, BOC Gases, others lift NSE index by N19b

Following renewed bargain-hunting in the shares of some companies, especially Dangote Flour, and BOC Gases, transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), reopened bullish, as market capitalisation increased by N19 billion to close at N13.484 trillion. Also, at the close ...

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Stakeholders worry as investors snub cheap equities

Investors’ continued neglect of equities and subsequent diversion to short-dated money market instruments despite the stock market attractive valuation has become a source of worry to stakeholders, as they task the government to adopt an economic policy that would urgently ...

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CBN, FITC, experts explain roles of Fintech emerging economy

CBN, FITC, experts explain roles of Fintech emerging economy

From the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Financial Institutions Training Centre(FITC), to the experts in the nation’s financial services sector, Financial Technology (Fintech) is not just the way to, but full of potentials to efficiently drive the economy.At ...

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Investors lose N141 billion in five trading days at Nigerian bourse

Investors lose N141 billion in five trading days at Nigerian bourse

Negative sentiments witnessed on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) persisted until the close of transactions last week, causing investors’ wealth to depreciate further by N141 billion or 1.03 per cent.While the market had closed positively on ...

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Quincy Ayodele, Amb. Ashabi, Others Endorse High Celebrity Squard Magazine

Quincy Ayodele, Amb. Ashabi, Others Endorse High Celebrity Squard Magazine

When Abdul-Quadri Olowolagba set out to publish the High Celebrity Squard Magazine in addition to his media outfit years back, he knew the journey would be so tough and  rough to venture into. He, however took it as a responsibility to start ...

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AfCFTA: Why Investors, Manufacturers May Quit Nigeria

AfCFTA: Why Investors, Manufacturers May Quit Nigeria

• Business owners lament multiple taxes • EFCC, FIRS use banks to block operators’ accounts By Kenneth Jukpor The Federal Government’s propensity to increase revenue has been tipped to push investors and manufacturers out of Nigeria, especially with the African ...

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2019 Half Year Rating: How NRC, MAN Oron Fared

2019 Half Year Rating: How NRC, MAN Oron Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor MMS Plus brings you an assessment of the major parastatals in the transport sector for the first half of the year 2019. The first six months was centered on pre-election, elections and post-election drama, but how did transport ...

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Optimistic Ola

Optimistic Ola

Dr. Ola Orekunrin is a medical doctor, helicopter pilot and the healthcare entrepreneur founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria, West Africa’s first Air Ambulance Service. She developed a passion for medicine and studied at the University of York, graduating at the ...

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 Positive Impact of Shippers’ Council on  Seaport , Maritime , Economy

 Positive Impact  of Shippers’ Council on  Seaport , Maritime , Economy

By Shola Fadeyi The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has undoubtedly impacted the seaports, the maritime sector and the economy tremendously in so many aspects, since its establishment in 1978, through the instrument of Decree 13, NSC Act Cap . N133 LFN ...

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A Search For Good Leadership In Transport Sector

AfCFTA: Why Investors, Manufacturers May Quit Nigeria

  By Kingsley Anaroke, Kenneth Jukpor & Moyosola Okuneye “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”Abraham Lincoln. The above expression could stir the mind in different directions in relation to one’s level of understanding. But when ...

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Competitive Airline Management Strategies

Policy Makers Harp On The Need To License ATSEP

Airlines provides the only transportation network across the globe and it is crucial for  global business  development  and  tourism enrichment.  Air transportation is one of the most important services to offer both significant social and economic benefits.  By serving tourism and trade, ...

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BEARS: Golden Toilets

BEARS: Golden Toilets

A restaurant or an eatery, is a business which prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money. As such, the environment has to be neat at all times in order to attract more customers and the ...

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BULLS: Elegant Egesi

Leadership: Comparative Advantage  Is Key

MMS Plus lens captured the eloquent former Director General of National Maritime Authority  (NMA) Mr. John Egesi as an event recently. He adorned his legendary ‘Isi Agu’ car on a suit. Isi-Agu is mostly seen during traditional outings and you ...

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Our Strategy To Prevent Congestion At Rivers Port – PTOL boss

Our Strategy To Prevent Congestion At Rivers Port – PTOL boss

By Kingsley Anaroke Mr. Ephraim Efioita is the General Manager, Ports and Terminal Operators Limited (PTOL). The terminal commissioned two new reach stackers in Port Harcourt recently and MMS Plus was there to fetch you this interview. Efioita bares his ...

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How Insurance Could Transform Nigeria’s Shipping Sector – Gbolahan

There Is Need For P&I Club In The Region –Gbolahan

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Adu Gbolahan works with FBL Insurance brokers as a business development officer. He has over a decade experience in marine insurance and was among the previous executives of Nigerian Ship-owners Association (NISA)as a welfare officer. In this exclusive ...

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Shell blames lower energy prices for profit squeeze

Shell blames lower energy prices for profit squeeze

Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell said Thursday its net profit was halved in the second quarter due to lower oil and gas prices as well as lower margins in refining. The net profit for the three months to the end ...

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Kyari reaffirms resolution on import substitution, transparency

NNPC to partner NOASDRA on oil spill mitigation

  • To speak at NACE conference The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has reaffirmed the Corporation’s commitment to boost in-country refining capacity as part of measures to drive its import substitution ...

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SON seizes N38 million substandard cooking gas cylinders

SON seizes N38 million substandard cooking gas cylinders

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has seized a 40-foot container stocked with substandard liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas cylinders worth over N38 million. The Director-General, SON, Osita Aboloma, said the cylinders failed to meet the ...

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NIWA, LASWA end 10 years dispute on waterways

NIWA, LASWA end 10 years dispute on waterways

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), and the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA,) have ended a decade of dispute on control of the waterways, by signing a cooperation agreement in the areas of responsibility, to end a subsisting legal tussle. ...

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