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BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

Tin-Can and Apapa Ports host two of the nation’s premier seaports, which generates billions for the nation yet the roads have become characterized by potholes, gridlocks and frequent accidents. The rainy season has led to trucks fallen in scores daily ...

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BULLS: HappY BirthdaY NIyi!

BULLS: HappY BirthdaY NIyi!

Mr. Oyeniyi Iwakun is emerging media guru at Kings Communication Limited, publishers of MMS Plus Weekly newspaper. Last week Thursday was a special day for this young and ambitious man and the MMS Plus editorial team wishes him many triumphant ...

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BEARS: Empty Executive Promises

BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

When the Minister of Transportation Hon. Rotimi Amaechi stated Nigeria would have a national carrier (for ships) before the end of 2016, maritime stakeholders knew that the chances of realizing this were slim as the Minister was brimming with anxiety ...

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BEARS: BEWARE! Apapa Fire!!!

BEARS: BEWARE! Apapa Fire!!!

“Apapa is sitting on a keg of gunpowder” MMS Plus editorial team came to this conclusion during our editorial meeting on Monday last week as we discussed the headway for tank farms and the dangers of a fire outbreak at ...

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BULLS: No Service, No Charge

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

As part of efforts to curb the laxity in public service, the Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman has said that under her supervision NPA wouldn’t collect monies for any service not rendered. “Every service NPA doesn’t ...

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BULLS: Hauwa’s Wedding Bells 

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

The wedding bells were rolled out and there was plenty to cheer about for the General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Mr. Abdullahi Goje last week, as his beautiful daughter Hauwa Abdullahi Goje walked down the aisle in style. Goje ...

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BEARS: Dis-Collaboration

BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) seems to lack the necessary investigative skills to handle the bout of illegal arms shipment into the country. The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Hameed Ali in defense of this criticism against  the Customs has ...

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BEARS: Missing Goods 

BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

MMS Plus was in one of the offices in the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) Headquarters on Tuesday when two men barged in with an obvious reflection of sadness on their faces. “Where is Goke and Tobi, I will show them ...

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BULLS: Those 1,100 Rifles

BULLS: Those 1,100 Rifles

Some patriotic officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have again saved the nation from what could have contributed to a turbulent national security threat as they intercepted the container bearing 1,100 pieces of rifles. Imagine the number of lives ...

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BEARS: “Our Mumu Don Do”

BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

Last week, we reported that the Nigerian Police and NPA security men have formed a joint task force to extort over N2 billion monthly at the Apapa port gate. Mhmmmmm, the Department of State Security (DSS) has confirmed this even ...

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BULLS: Railway PRO

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

  Unlike her counterpart Mr. Yakubu Mahmoud at the Nigerian Railway Corporation headquarters (NRC), the District Public Relations Officer (DPRO), Mrs. Khadija Aroyewun-Adekomaiya is very intelligent and sound. A brilliant woman who convincingly knows her job, she answers her calls ...

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BULLS: A Courteous Policeman

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

Nigerian Policemen have become notable for indiscipline, however, it is pertinent to commend the few who retain high sense of responsibility and professionalism. The new Ports Authority Commissioner Of Police (CP) Mr. Celestine Okoye initially displayed such rare sense of ...

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BEARS: Waiting For Godot At Train Stations

BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

There was an ugly experience at the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) last week. MMS Plus correspondence had visited NRC on an investigative tour but was shocked to see the crowd waiting for Godot (trains) at the Ebutte Metta station. Passengers had been ...

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BEARS: Buhari Lauds Nigeria’s Poverty

BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

In what has been seen as a shameful statement, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the success recorded in agriculture across the states is due to the fact that Nigerians cannot afford to buy foreign foods. The President made the ...

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BULLS: Philanthropic Dakuku

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

The amiable Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has shown the height of his generosity as he doles out N500,000 to pay anyone with useful information that would lead to the rearrest of ...

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BULLS: Kpalakpalaprokototo

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

While the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) gatemen continue show ‘kpalakpalaprokototo’ to their visitors, the security operatives at the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) have introduced modern electronic state-of-the-art security screening exercise including biometrics such as; finger print and camera. You ...

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BEARS: Don’t Retire Wretched

BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

For many, retirement comes suddenly despite their knowledge several years back that retirement would surely come. They end up poor few months after retirement, looking wretched and unfulfilled. Your retirement age is the age at which you begin receiving social ...

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BULLS: Epitome Of Decency

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

Yet, it was another pleasant surprise last week when the unusual happened during the showcase of seizures by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), in Ikeja, Lagos. The showcase of the intercepted items would require crossing to the other side of ...

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BULLS: No Nonsense Trucker

BULLS: Ali's Customs Makes History

Despite the crisis that rocked Apapa fews weeks ago as a result of the killing of a truck driver who refused to yield to the police inducement request, the Nigerian Police officers seemed not have learnt from the horrible incident. ...

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BEARS: A Godot In Afolabi !

BEARS: Watch Out! Falling Trucks!

When Chief Executive Officers hold events, courtesy demands that they are available to welcome their guests personally and also create time to attend to journalists. The latter part was where Dr. Taiwo Afolabi erred as a host at the 2nd ...

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