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BEARS: Isheri Debris Mountain

BEARS: Isheri Debris Mountain

The photo above is the dump site located at Isheri-Igando, Lagos. It is sad that this site and many other locations in Lagos state have become debris mountains. Environmental hazards as well as other health issues have become huge threats ...

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BULLS: Sporty Tin Can Customs

Sporty Tin Can Customs

Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is known for many things but sports would standout as new side to its prism. The Service has a star-studded football team at Tin Can Island Command known as Tin Can Strikers. The team was caught ...

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BEARS: Muddy FAAN Soccer

BEARS: Muddy FAAN Soccer

Last week, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) organized a interdepartmental football match to ease its workers off stress.  It was indeed an opportunity for the workers to laugh, play and enjoy themselves. It is good to know that despite ...

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BULLS: Laughter Amidst Tears

BULLS: Laughter Amidst Tears

The Night of Tributes held for late Hon. Mrs. Promise Anaroke recently carried an ambiance of mourning despite incessant pleas by the Master of Ceremony (MC) that the event was one of celebration about the achievements of Promise. Nothing could ...

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BEARS: Heroine Money

BEARS: Heroine Money

Recently, the airport command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested a 54 year old widow and mother of six, Alhaja Sulaimon Kudirat, for ingesting 60 wraps of heroin. The NDLEA Airport Commander, Murtala Muhammed International Airport disclosed ...

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BULLS: Better days for Pilots

BULLS: Better days for Pilots

Over the year, there have been several cases of unemployed pilots who are properly trained in the aviation sector. The rise in the number of collapsed indigenous airlines has also triggered unemployment among professionals. In a bid to reduce the ...

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BEARS: Lilypond Chaos

BEARS: Lilypond Chaos

A truck driver, last week lost his life while properties worth millions of naira were destroyed when hoodlums who resisted the activities of the Lagos State Task Force on Environment who were on a mission of restoration of law and ...

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BULLS: Ease of Doing Business? 

BULLS: Ease of Doing Business? 

The recent World Bank report indicated that Nigeria moved 15 steps from 146 in the Ease of Doing Business index to 131. It has been a laudable development elaborately celebrated by the Presidency, Ministries and several agencies. However, Nigerians shouldn’t ...

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BULLS: NSCDC, Navy Collabo

BULLS: NSCDC, Navy Collabo

The Nigerian Navy on Friday last week said it arrested seven alleged impostors parading themselves as security personnel in Port Harcourt. Base Operations Officer, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder, Port Harcourt, Commodore Murtala Rogo, said this when handing over the ...

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BEARS: Onitsha Twin Tanker Accidents

BEARS: Onitsha Twin Tanker Accidents

At least five persons died in the Wednesday tanker fire in Onitsha, Anambra State. A woman and her child were victims as forty buildings and hundreds of shops were also torched in the disaster caused by the derailing of a ...

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BULLS: Dial A Plumber

BULLS: Dial A Plumber

Today, there are several websites and applications that link technicians such as Plumbers, Electricians, Engineers, among others but almost 30 years ago, this was Lagos State Governor’s dream. Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed this last when at the Lituation sub-national conference where ...

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BEARS: Dangerous Delays

FG approves N10 billion for Enugu airport repairs

The runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja was fixed in less than six weeks while Enugu Airport, the only international airport in the south east has been shut down for 7 weeks without a single action on ground. Although, ...

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BEARS: Osakwe Departs

BEARS: Osakwe Departs

Nigeria lost a great son recently, Chiedu Osakwe, who died in Geneva, Switzerland. Ambassador Osakwe’s contributions to the world trading system, to Africa’s economic integration and to Nigeria’s trade diplomacy were so hugely significant and unparalleled that his death sent ...

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BULLS: Unity In Diversity

BULLS: Unity In Diversity

As part of efforts to stress the beauty, unity and love available in the nation ‘Nigeria’ who marked her 59th Anniversary last week, MMS Plus picked this photograph of the Acting Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), ...

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BULLS: ‘Apapa Traffic’

BULLS: 'Apapa Traffic'

Apapa traffic gridlock is one that has brought untold hardship and colossal losses to commuters and business persons, port users and several categories of port users. The mention of “Apapa traffic congestion” usually evokes sadness, bitterness, shame and embarrassment. The ...

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BEARS: Amazing Amaechi

BEARS: Amazing Amaechi

When the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi aptly admonished Nigerian women in the maritime sector to seize the opportunity of the World Maritime Day celebration on empowering women to reach out to millions of Nigerian women in dire need ...

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BEARS: Port of ‘Debris’

BEARS: Port of 'Debris'

The photo above is the entrance to Nigeria’s premier port, Lagos Port also known as Apapa port. This was how beautiful it looked on Wednesday morning, last week. This port generates over N35billion monthly for just the Nigeria Customs Service ...

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BULLS: Amaechi ‘Mr. Punctuality’

Government targets N300bn earnings from maritime sector

The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has calved a niche for himself in the Transport sector as ‘Mr. Punctuality’. You can bet to find him at all meetings several minutes before kick-off time as he is hardly tardy. On ...

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BULLS: Gbemi’s Home Coming

BULLS: Gbemi's Home Coming

The Minister of State for Transportation, Hon Gbemisola Saraki enjoyed a glamorous homecoming in the maritime sector as industry amazons stole a moment to celebrate her, during the 3rd Maritime Stakeholders Conference, last week. It was a formal event to ...

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BULLS: SIFAX Blind CSR

BULLS: SIFAX Blind CSR

SIFAX Group, a group of companies with investment in Maritime, Aviation, Oil & Gas, Haulage & Logistics, Financial Services and Hospitality, may have most of its companies in Lagos but it has continued to expand its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ...

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