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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 slashes Enugu airport repairs cost by N1.5bn

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

Amaechi, Freight Forwarders Plot Demise Of ANLCA, NAGAFF, Others

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’

Buhari’s CVFF Approval: Uncertainty Clouds Disbursement Guidelines

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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BEARS: War Against Waste

BEARS: War Against Waste

Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a dumping ground for foreign trash. About 250 containers seized across the ...

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BEARS: LASG ‘Okada’ Traps

BEARS: LASG 'Okada' Traps

The Lagos State Task Force on Environment and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit, last week impounded 125 motorcycles plying restricted routes in the state. The Chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed that the task force was forced to clamp ...

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BULLS: Sustainable  Dr. Aminat

Sustainability as a strategy for sustainable living and business success is lacking in the maritime industry in concept and perspective.  A lot of wastages still exist, while the people and the environment suffer. This is captured in the United Nations’ ...

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BEARS: Algerian Mortality Concert

Five people were killed and 100 others injured in a stampede before a concert at a stadium in Algiers, on Thursday last week as over 45,000 fans were involved in a struggle to get into a stadium at the central Algiers ...

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BULLS: Hbd! Mhoyor

BULLS: Hbd! Mhoyor

Kings Communications Limited congratulates one of its staff who celebrates her birthday this week. Moyosola Okuneye is an amazing reporter for MMS Plus newspaper whose diligence and hardwork is commendable. We hope that this new age brings you favour and ...

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BULLS: Fabulous Folake

BULLS: Fabulous Folake

The Co- Director of Al-Hadiat, Folake Soji-George thrilled participants at the 3rd Women In Leadership and Career Empowerment Programme (WILCEP) Africa Mentorship when she donated ten WILCEP books as part of efforts to invest in the lives of her audience. ...

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