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BEARS: Adeosun – Sacked or Resigned?

BEARS: Adeosun - Sacked or Resigned?

The Minister of Finance,  Mrs. Kemi Adeosun   resigned her appointment on Friday citing the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) certificate scandal as excuse.  Well, the truth is that Adeosun was forced to exit the system  by  the Aso Rock cabal. ...

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BULLS: WISTA’s Ghana-Must-Go

BULLS: WISTA’s Ghana-Must-Go

Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria has bought a huge Ghana-Must-Go bag with which it intends to pack monies that it would receive from the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku ...

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BULLS: Altruistic Abu

BULLS: Altruistic Abu

Mr. Abdul Abu was one of the aspirants for the Airport Chapter Chairmanship position in the just concluded national elections for the National Association of Air Freight Forwarders And Consolidators (NAFFAC). He introduced himself as a man passionate about service ...

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BEARS: Lagos Road Chaos

BEARS: Lagos Road Chaos

The recent directive of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to rid the Lagos port access roads of empty containers and idle trucks has eased up to port access roads to an extent but at the detriment of adjoining routes such ...

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BEARS: Nigeria Customs Slumps

Freight Forwarders Urged To Instigate Mechanisms Protecting Customs And Importers

According to World Bank’s Connecting to Compete Report 2018 on trade logistics in the global economy, which evaluated the logistic performance of 160 countries, Nigeria ranked among the 15 lowest performing countries in the world in efficiency of its service ...

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BULLS: Sealink vs Nigeria Air

BEARS: Sealink vs Nigeria Air

Nigeria Air’s modalities for funding and acquisition of aircraft remain bleak, while the transparent model deployed by the Sealink project developers is commendable. It beggars belief that Nigeria Air which is billed to take-off by December 2018 is yet to ...

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BEARS: Black Economy

BEARS: Black Economy

Since blue economy was derived from the beautiful ‘blue’ colour of seas and oceans connoting the numerous opportunities in maritime and other related activities, black economy represents the highly polluted, dirt-filled waters which aptly describes the waterways in Lagos State. ...

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BULLS: HBD!!! Haastrup

BULLS: HBD!!! Haastrup

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of ENL Consortium and Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) Princess Vicky Haastrup marked her birthday in style of Tuesday, last week. The surprise party started as soon as she stepped into the office, ...

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BEARS: What Osinbajo Deserves

LADOL Terminates Agreement with Foreign Partner

No crisis situation in Nigeria has got more lip-service from the state and Federal Government than the appalling state of the nation’s port access roads.    And this has become the norm because the  Nigerian populace only bark, they don’t bite.   ...

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BULLS: A summit of Praises

BULLS: Altruistic Abu

How time flies, you would say! It is already one year for the administration of Comrade Valentine Buraimoh, the Chairman, Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area. He staged an Economic Summit last week at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Town, in commemoration ...

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Bears: NAGAFF’s Analog DJ

NAGAFF Lauds Shittu, As He Quits ANLCA BOT

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) is a body renowned for innovation and efficiency but it hired the services of one of an extremely incompetent Disc Jockey at its recent outing last week. The DJ continued to ...

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BEARS: Speed Zero

BEARS: Speed Zero

Amid the traffic challenges at the Apapa port, truckers have expressed worry that the government regulatory agencies have been more concerned about the lack of speed limiters in their trucks. Angered by this development, the Chairman of the Association of ...

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BULLS: NIMASA Kicks Out Hepatitis

2019 Elections: Amaechi Kills Dakuku’s Dream, May Spark Crisis In NIMASA

As part of efforts to mark the World Hepatitis Day (WHD) which takes places every year on July 28th, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) organized an enlightenment seminar Tuesday last week, to build awareness on the disease ...

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BULLS: Exemplary Leadership

BULLS: Altruistic Abu

There is a saying that a good leaders shows a good example for the followers to imitate. Mrs. Rollens Macfoy, Secretary of African Women in Maritime (WIMA) Nigeria proved to be an astute leader when the association held a sensitization ...

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BEARS: Apapa-Oshodi Road “Assurance”

BEARS: Apapa-Oshodi Road “Assurance”

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo last week assured at a dialogue with stakeholders that the anticipated reconstruction of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway would commence within the next two weeks as part of the Federal Government’s resolve to finding lasting solution to the ...

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BEARS: Legalizing Lagos Gridlock: Big Palava

BEARS: Legalizing Lagos Gridlock: Big Palava

For days, Lagos residents and commuters have been subjected to one of the most tormenting situations as people find it practically difficult to go about their daily activities with ease as a result of the super gridlock. The entire Apapa, ...

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BULLS: Happy Birthday Ken & Francis

BULLS: Altruistic Abu

July 22nd is always a special day in Kings Communication Limited, Publishers of MMS Plus newspaper as two management staff, Mr. Kenneth Jukpor, Head of Editorial unit and Mr. Francis Iyonmana, the esteemed Graphic Designer, celebrate their birthdays. They are both workaholics ...

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BEARS: Rail Project: Political Moves?

Lagos-Ibadan Rail Construction Begins Next Week

The fact that the Chairman of Senate Committee on Land Transport, Gbenga Ashafa, has expressed doubts over the December delivery date of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line has played up the recent argument between the Transport Minister, Hon. Rotimi ...

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BULLS: Tactful Customs

BULLS: Tactful Customs

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) seems to have heard the gospel of in-depth investigation preached by the Nigerian citizens as the Service has displayed high level of tact in handling complicated issues like the interception of arms and ammunition. In the ...

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BEARS: Fearful Inspector

BEARS: Fearful Inspector

When the top official from the Ministry of Works paid a working visit/ inspection to the Berger area of the Apapa-Oshodi road to scrutinize the bad portions of the road in conjunction with the officials of the National Association of ...

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