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BULLS: Cave Men

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

Recently, some maritime reporters were invited to an event in Lagos, but they did not show up, may be for the fear of being denied “Brown Envelopes”.  In turn the organizers became happy that they did not show up because ...

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Bears: Change Your Ways

BEARS: Golden Toilets

It is disheartening that the  toilet in Apapa command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is in such a deplorable state, not only is the stalls under lock and key with king size padlocks, the surroundings of the lavatory of ...

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Bulls: Shittu Celebrates

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

Prince Olayinwola Shittu, the national President of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), added a year, last week. The astute minded leaderhas been in the saddle of leadership of the largest number of Customs agents formore than five years ...

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BEARS: Leave Tumaka Alone 

BEARS: Golden Toilets

It is surprising and equally not, that some members of the executive management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) will take their turn one after another to lampoon Hajia Lami Tumaka for a story on how they ...

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BULLS: Ali Makes A Move

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

The recent move by the Controller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Rtd. Col. Hameed Ali, to lift the ban  on rice importation through the border axial routes, has been applauded in some quarters and has given  a glimpse ...

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Bulls: Newly Wedded

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

The entire staff and management of Kings Communications Limited congratulate our very own newlywed Lynn Nwannah on the success of her wedding, recently. We wish her a happy and fulfilled married life and as she embarks on this journey to ...

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BEARS: Death Warrant

BEARS: Golden Toilets

Accidents do happen, unfortunately. The key thing is for accidents, especially life-claiming accidents, not to become a recurring decimal in our places of work. In very recent time, in fact, in under two weeks, two workers have been killed at ...

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BEARS: Agile Police

BEARS: Golden Toilets

Pandemonium broke out at the Tincan Island ports, Apapa during a street protest staged by truckers when they were forced to obey the directive of the Lagos State Government, to work from 9pm to 6am. A driver brought out a ...

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BULLS: Transparent NNPC

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

Formerly, the Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was run almost as a clandestine organization, with a lot of the Corporation’s dealings cloaked in secrecy. Those were the days of the cabals. Today, the gab of secrecy is being pulled down. ...

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BEARS: Badagry Expressway Gridlock

BEARS: Golden Toilets

Although the Mile 2/Badagry expressway project is on-going, the pace and progress of the construction leaves cause for concern. Unquantifiable man hours are lost on that toad every single day, and it doesn’t appear as if the difficult traffic situation ...

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BULLS: Crude Nonsense

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

With the United States and European countries renewed interest in Nigerian crude oil, it appears that president Buhari’s recent visits to the ‘powers that be’ is producing result so soon. We hope that the revenue from these oil deals would ...

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BULLS: NNPC Facelift

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that the fuel section of the Kaduna Refinery is presently being revamped, and production of Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol), should commence within the next three months, so that Nigerians can start to ...

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BEARS: Labinjo Peppers NIMASA

BEARS: Golden Toilets

A mild drama ensued at the platform communication-sponsored event last thursday, when the Head of Cabotage Services of NIMASA, Capt. Sunday Umoren, gave a presentation centred around the provisions of the Cabotage Act. In response, Capt. Dada Labinjo, an industry ...

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BEARS: Innocent Death

BEARS: Golden Toilets

To be crushed to death unexpectedly by a falling container while sitting in the comfort of your car is certainly not something anyone prays for. So when reports came that a 40-foot container fell off Ojuelegba Bridge, killing no fewer ...

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BULLS: Good Thinking

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

Following the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pay up all outstanding allowances and tuition fees owed Ex-Militants which had been delayed, the Amnesty Office has confirmed that the accounts of students studying ...

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BULLS: AMATO’S SUSPENDED STRIKE ACTIONS

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

Whereas the Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) had previously planned to embark on a strike action, in protests of the dilapidated port access road, someone must have gone to whisper something in their ears, for which they later had ...

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BEARS: CONCERNING THE NEW CUSTOMS’ CG

BEARS: Golden Toilets

It is no news now that the Nigeria Customs Service has gotten a new boss. However, it is unfortunate to note that a section of the media is already making insinuations as to the new CG’s credibility to lead the ...

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Bear: AMATO Sheathe Your Sword

BEARS: Golden Toilets

That the port access road is in very poor shape and in need of urgent rehabilitation is not in doubt. But that a body like the Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) would threaten strike action over the state of ...

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Bulls: Amnesty Again!

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

As the end-date of the ongoing Amnesty Programme for former militants and youths in the Niger-delta draws near, not a few people are apprehensive that “the boys” would have no option but to return to the creeks. But it would ...

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BULL: Happy Birthday Chima

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

With a resounding high pitch cheer, we the colleagues of Chima Ogbonna wish him a happy birthday as he added another year, last week. Chima who has displayed a high level of diligence and commitment in discharging his responsibilities as ...

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