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BULLS: Safer Skies for Nigeria

BULLS: Safer Skies for Nigeria

The aviation industry has continued to improve its safety standards despite other challenges facing the sector. Recently, the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika presented the to President Muhammadu Buhari the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council President Certificate which ...

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BEARS: Police Commands Palava

Shippers Battle Police Over Container “Settlement”

With unity, great things could be achieved and without it great misfortunes could be wrought. The activities of the Police officers at the Lagos ports connote the latter as the disunity among the commands has compounded the Apapa traffic gridlock according ...

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BULLS: Customs New Revenue Record ‘N1.3trn’

BULLS: Customs New Revenue Record ‘N1.3trn’

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it generated the sum of N1.341 trillion in 2019 even as it disclosed that 30,906 various contraband items with a duty paid value of N62 billion were also seized during the period under review. ...

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BEARS: African Time

BEARS: african Time

Is there is really an African time? The press briefing organized by the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) last week kicked-off by 11am, one hour after the scheduled time. The Moderator of the event, Dr. ...

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BEARS: NIGAV Foodies

At most events dinner is served at the end of the programme. However, the organizers of the Nigeria Aviation Awards (NIGAV), Mr. Fortune Idu decided not to keep his guests hungry, so he fixed the time of the dinner during ...

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BULLS: Iheanacho ‘Mr. Credible’

BULLS: Iheanacho 'Mr. Credible'

It has become common practice for people to use research materials for presentations and enjoy the accolades without crediting those who did the hard work. While delivering speeches or making such presentations, it is the presenter who receives the applause ...

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BEARS: Okhiria’s Hotline

BEARS: Okhiria's Hotline

Do you think you have a hotline that rings frequently? If you do, you would understand how perplexing it could be to have very important calls coming in while you are equally working on something urgent and important. The esteemed ...

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BULLS: Yuletide Greetings

BULLS: Yuletide Greetings

We at Kings Communications Limited, Publishers of MMS Plus Newspaper, wish all our partners, supporters and stakeholders in the transport industry a Merry Christmas and Prosperous New year ahead. During this festive season of giving, let us enjoy the simple things that ...

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BULLS: NAGAFF @20 Thanksgiving!

Nineteen years ago, the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) went to church as a small group of freight forwarders with a huge dream for the practice and the association. Fast forward, 19 years later, NAGAFF is one ...

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BEARS: Oh! Fire!

BEARS: Oh! Fire!

Two yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives on Thursday last week during the fire incident that razed some parts of the Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Another yet-to-be-identified victim, who was said to have sustained “70 degree burns,” ...

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BEARS: LAAC’s Danger Staircase

The primary reason for railings on the stairs is safety.  A staircase without railings is risky as people could easily fall off the stairs which could lead to life threatening situations. This is the case at the press centre of ...

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BULLS: FAAN’s Mrs. ‘Honesty’

BULLS: FAAN's Mrs. 'Honesty'

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) recognized a staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mrs. Josephine Ugwu for her honesty and integrity in the discharge of her duties. In 2015,  Mrs. Ugwu while carrying ...

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BEARS: LAAC’s Danger Staircase

The primary reason for railings on the stairs is safety.  A staircase without railings is risky as people could easily fall off the stairs which could lead to life threatening situations. This is the case at the press centre of ...

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BULLS: Contractors’ Zeal

BULLS: Contractors' Zeal

One week after the revelation that officials of the Ministry of Works and the contractors of the ongoing road construction for Mile 2/ Tin Can Port access roads have been selling extracted rubbles for N40,000 per tipper, the contractors seem ...

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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

FAAN Set To Adopt Smart Airport Concept

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

Dana Air Targets 7.2 Million Passengers From 5.4 Million By Q1, 2020

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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