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BULLS: ECOWAS Biometric ID Card

BULLS: ECOWAS Biometric ID Card

As part of efforts to curb influx of foreigners into the country, Minister of Interior, said Federal Government would implement the use of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) biometric identity card. The Minister, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd),  ...

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BEARS: Bothersome Borders

BEARS: Bothersome Borders

Despite the efforts of governments across the African continents and sub-regions to create a borderless region with commendable schemes like the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) to project West Africa as a Free Trade ...

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BEARS: NIMASA, NLNG In ‘Distress Limbo’

IOCs Seek Better Incentives For Olokola, Brass Projects

Although local and international laws impose a duty on both states and vessels to facilitate assistance at sea to vessels in distress, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigeria Liquified National Gas (NLNG) reportedly failed to ...

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BULLS: Celebrating Feminism

BULLS: Celebrating Feminism

International Women’s Day was an eventful outing in Lagos on Friday last week, as women came out en masse to celebrate the dynamism, industry and numerous contributions in society by the female gender. It was a time to reflect on ...

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BEARS: Rivers Brutality

BEARS: Rivers Brutality

Despite the peaceful presidential election in several parts of the country, there was violence in Lagos, Rivers and Anambra States. However, Rivers state has been a major source of concern as the state is known for its violent nature Over ...

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BULLS: Meticulous NAFDAC

BULLS: Meticulous NAFDAC

Goodluck Nwadike’s arrest by officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) in Kano for storing falsified and substandard Tetanus Vaccines leaves a lot to be desired about Nigeria’s medical system and drug control. The vaccines ...

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BEARS: Noisy ANLCA

BEARS: Noisy ANLCA

  A visit to Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Murtala Muhammed International Airport Chapter, revealed the high level of indiscipline among the members and the secretariat was characterized by haphazard movements and noise. The main purpose of an ...

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BULLS: SAHCOL’s Refined PROs

SAHCO Provides Ground Support Equipment To facilitate Port Harcourt Operations

During a visit to one of the agencies in the aviation industry, Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), MMS Plus observed the good gesture shown by officials in the agency especially at the Corporate Communications department where the Assistant Manager, Mrs. Vanessa ...

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BEARS: Election Palava

BEARS: Election Palava

The strange infernos at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices in Abia, Anambra and Plauteau states by unknown persons is a bothersome issue in the country; just as the widely commended national peace accord by the Presidential candidates is also puzzling. ...

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BULLS: Hbd! Fabulous Madam!

BULLS: Hbd! Fabulous Madam!

Mrs. Ifeoma Iloh is the Assistant General Manager of Kings Communications Limited, Publishers of MMS Plus newspaper. As she marks her birthday on Wednesday, February 20th, the management as well as the rank and file at the company specially commends ...

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BULLS: Noble Jerry

BULLS: Noble Jerry

Despite the popular trend of indiscipline displayed by the security officers at the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), there is a rare personality called Mr. Jerry Bello. Jerry has distinguished himself with high level of professionalism, yet he is jovial, accommodating ...

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BEARS: Sala’s Sad Tale

BEARS: Sala’s Sad Tale

Two weeks after the world had been in doldrums over the whereabout of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala, the British authorities formally identified his body as the one recovered from the submerged wreckage of a plane that went down in the ...

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BULLS: LOMEP Encomiums

BULLS: LOMEP Encomiums

Journalists are usually regarded as the fourth estate of the realm, professionals tasked with guarding the conscience of the nation, protecting the helpless and fighting for the good of the masses. Developmental journalism also entails projecting the course of affairs ...

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BEARS: Western Marine Salutes Isiaku

BEARS: Election Palava

One minute silence was observed at the Western Marine Customs last week for the late Mr. Isiaku Sulaimon, a Customs officer who died after brief illness. It wasn’t just the decision to observe the one-minute silence that was gallantry but ...

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BULLS: Edike’s Trade Facilitation Sermon

BULLS: Noble Jerry

Pastor Charles Edike, a former Assistant Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) was such an ardent believer and advocate of the significance of trade facilitation during his years as an officer that the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) ...

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BEARS: My Crude! My Crude!

BEARS: Election Palava

When Mr. Jackson Gaius-Obaseki served as Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) passionate about the affreightment of Nigeria’s crude that he famously declared ‘My Crude’ ‘My Crude’ when indigenous ship-owners had visited him to get NNPC engage ...

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BEARS: Delayed Rail Concession

Bears: Delayed Rail Concession

The planned concession of Nigeria’s rail system by the Federal Government has delayed the resumption of transportation of refined petroleum products by rail across the country. The Executive Secretary, Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF), Ahmed Bobboi, who made this known in ...

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BULLS: Customs Outsmart Smugglers

BULLS: Customs Outsmart Smugglers

Officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at the Seme border command have displayed sagacious nous to beat smugglers antics as they nabbed company branded vehicles used to smuggled rice as well as a fictitiously branded schoolbus intended to be ...

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BULLS: Diligent Army Officers

BULLS: Noble Jerry

It took the dexterity of Army officers at the Barracks cantonment of Lagos/Badagry expressway to prevent a ghastly fire outbreak from happening on the road when a tanker fell and spilled petrol all over the road as a result of ...

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BEARS: Apapa Gridlock – New Year, Old Problem

BEARS: Apapa Gridlock - New Year, Old Problem

The Apapa traffic pandemonium has outlived 2018 despite several efforts of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), countless stakeholders’ meetings and deliberations. As the problem persists, a chieftain of the Federation of Agricultural Commodity Associations of Nigeria (FACAN), Mr. Peter Bakare ...

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