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BULLS: Hearty Leader

BULLS: Hearty Leader

Leadership is widely regarded as the act of galvanizing a group of people or an organization to achieve a set goal. It has also been termed as exerting authority, giving direction and guidance. However, a true leader is one who ...

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BEARS: Recklessness At The Peak

BEARS: Recklessness At The Peak

Recently, at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, ikeja, (the international airport wing) a driver drove recklessly around the airport premises. The driver almost hit a man if not for the timely intervention of people who saw the car coming behind him ...

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BULLS: Lad Visualizes Life Saving Drones

BULLS: Lad Visualizes Life Saving Drones

  At the Nigerian Youth Drone Academy Workshop, a project birthed from the joint collaboration between the US Consulate General, Lagos and the US-based Global Air Drone Academy, last week, a young participant stunned the organizers with a business plan for ...

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BEARS: Where Are The Fruits Of NCAT, NITT?

BEARS: Where Are The Fruits Of NCAT, NITT?

South African teenagers set a new pace in the aviation industry when they built an aircraft that flew from Cape Town to Cairo in Egypt, last month. These ambitious teenagers stepped into the corridors of inventors after they successfully built a ...

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BEARS: Aggrieved Seafarers Hushed

BEARS: Aggrieved Seafarers Hushed

At the 2019 celebration of the Day of the Seafarer, which held in Lagos, last week, it took the intervention of the leadership of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) to stop several aggrieved Nigerian seafarers from airing their dissatisfaction ...

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BULLS: Hbd! Madam Julie

BULLS: Hbd! Madam Julie

On Thursday last week, Mrs. Juliana Saka, a staff of Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) marked her birthday. Juliana is an exciting personality, humble, accommodating and very industrious. We wish her many prosperous years ahead!

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BULLS: Ubon’s Living Legacy

BULSS: Ubon’s Living Legacy

Ubon Akpan was a former president of the Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN) and a founding member of the League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP). He had a colourful career as a journalist with over 33 years experience ...

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BEARS: Beer Parlour Levels

BEARS: Beer Parlour Levels

Beer parlour is seen as a place to relax and enjoy yourself, obviously with a bottle of beer. However, a beer parlour can also be used categorize or classify people. At a recent event organized by the Presidential Task Team ...

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BULLS: LASTMA Pay Hike

BULLS: LASTMA Pay Hike

While other State governments are grappling with minimum wage payment, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved an increment in the monthly allowance of officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA). The Governor’s Deputy Chief Press Secretary, ...

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BEARS: When It Rains!

BEARS: When It Rains!

Rain has been said to connote a renewal and rebirth. Spiritually, it has also been attributed to bring blessings. However, rain is also a symbol for ongoing misery and this best describes the situation in the photograph above as pedestrians ...

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BEARS: B-R-T Blood Rustling Transport

BEARS: B-R-T Blood Rustling Transport

The tragic death of the Manager, Corporate Communications, Air Peace, Mr. Chris Iwarah, after his car was crushed  by a BRT bus on Friday last week, is just one of the numerous cases of reckless driving in Lagos State with ...

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BULLS: Bribe Counsel

BULLS: Bribe Counsel

Following allegations that the new taskforce team to regulate the flow of traffic at Lagos ports have started collecting bribes, the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) has warned its personnel deployed to manage the Apapa gridlock to shun corruption or ...

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BULLS: An End To Bribe

BULLS: An End To Bribe

Two weeks ago, the Federal Government mandated the Nigerian Navy and all other military formations to withdraw from traffic management duties in and around the Apapa axis. By this directive, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) was mandated to ...

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BEARS: PENGASSAN Mourns

BEARS: PENGASSAN Mourns

We commiserate with the families of the President, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Mr. Francis Johnson as well as the members and leaders of PENGASSAN who died last week Friday . During his lifetime, he ...

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BULLS: Diamond Mother

BULLS: Hbd! Madam Julie

Hearty congratulations! We felicitate with Mrs Chidi Augustina Ogbonnaya on her conferment with the title of a Diamond Mother at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church, Oshodi Lagos. Augustina currently works with the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC). We pray that ...

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BEARS: Apapa Gridlock Relocates

Apapa Gridlock: Presidential Task Force Unveils Strategy For Cargo Evacuation

Last week, the Presidency issued a 72-hour ultimatum to truck drivers that parked along Apapa port access road to vacate the roads. While the directive is commendable as it would help in restoring law and order to Apapa and its environs; ...

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BULLS: Moi Moi Joy

BULLS: Hbd! Madam Julie

Despite the tough times in Nigeria where unity, love and altruism is difficult to find in various public and private organizations, the Chief Executive Officer of Belujane Konzult, Mr. Chris Aligbe has been able to instill unity and togetherness among ...

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BEARS: Police Excesses

BEARS: Police Excesses

Several women’s rights groups and civil society organizations protested in Abuja on Friday, demanding an end to police impunity, after officers were accused of carrying out a string of sexual assaults. Dozens of women were dragged out of nightclubs, hotels ...

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BULLS: ‘Mr. Integrity’

BULLS: 'Mr. Integrity'

There is a man worthy of commendation who has been duly nicknamed “Mr. Integrity” by his peers. He is the President of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Multipurpose Staff Cooperative Society, Alhaji Bashir Ambi Mohammed. Bashir has displayed high level ...

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BEARS: Goodnight Tunde

BEARS: Goodnight Tunde

The has confirmed that a smuggler knocked down and killed A Customs officer identified as Tunde Wasiu Abdul’Azez on Palace Road, Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa State was killed by smugglers last week. The deceased Customs officer identified as ...

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