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GRIDLOCK: The Changing Lifestyles Of Apapa Night Crawlers

GRIDLOCK: The Changing Lifestyles Of Apapa Night Crawlers

Apapa seaport and wharf environment, normally wears a different outlook in the nights. The sharp difference between the nightlife and daylight is of great significance. In the day, the ever busy port activities cum commercial operations notable of every entreport ...

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Q1 Rating: How Did NRC, MAN Oron Perform?

Q1 Rating: How Did NRC, MAN Oron Perform?

By Kenneth Jukpor MMS Plus presents the scorecard of transport sector agencies based on their performance in the first quarter of 2018 with regards to their core functions. In this week’s appraisal we x-ray the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) and Maritime ...

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ACHIEVING AN EFFECTIVE PROFESSIONAL FREIGHT FORWARDING REGULATION IN NIGERIA

ACHIEVING AN EFFECTIVE PROFESSIONAL FREIGHT FORWARDING REGULATION IN NIGERIA

 By Dr. Eugene Nweke. Introduction Since the establishment of the Nigerian port Act of 1955 to date, the quest to achieve an effective professional freight forwarding regulation in Nigeria has been a tall order or a up-hill task.   The ...

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PRESENTATION ON ACTIVITIES OF NIMASA TO MARITIME EDITORS

Missing Sailors: NITOA, Merchant Navy Accuse NIMASA Of Negligence

BY: DG/CEO NIMASA DR. DAKUKU ADOL PETERSIDE BACKGROUND In order to remain focused on our mandates, the Agency in its entirety adopted a new VISION, MISSION and CORE VALUES, which is to serve as a compass towards realizing our goals ...

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The Place Of Maritime Industry In The Economic Growth Of A Nation -A Case Study Of Maritime Americans     

The Place Of Maritime Industry In The Economic Growth Of A Nation -A Case Study Of Maritime Americans     

By Chief (Dr) Eugene Nweke 1. Introduction     This modest is borne out of the quest to undertake a comparative study of an ideal Maritime industrial  settings.     The aim is to comparatively sample an efficient and effective ...

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PERSONAL BANKING: How to close bank account after owner’s death

PERSONAL BANKING: How to close bank account after owner’s death

When an account holder dies, her relatives and friends are often left to handle the details, including closing bank accounts. Bank accounts should be closed as soon as possible after death, but doing so isn’t always a cut-and-dry process, according ...

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Economic recovery: Now that the night seems over…

Maximizng The Gains Of PPPs In Africa

  By Uchenna Uwaleke For an economy that witnessed five quarters of negative GDP growth in a row, a growth rate of 1.40 per cent (year on year) in the third quarter of 2017 after recording 0.55 per cent (later ...

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The Absurdity And Theatrics In Trade Fair Complex Concession Agreement Revocation

No plan to sell Lagos trade fair complex — FG

 By Julius Okechukwu, Ojo, Lagos   To ascertain the propriety or otherwise of the purported revocation of the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC) concession agreement with Aulic Nigeria Limited will require a dispassionate look at the whole arrangement from ...

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Unveiling The Spirit Of Smuggling (Book Review)

Unveiling The Spirit Of Smuggling (Book Review)

  By Kingsley Anaroke There hasn’t  been any bold attempt at  combating  smuggling in Nigeria like the book and in the book: “Appraisal of the Crime of  Smuggling in Nigeria”,  authored by  a serving Customs officer  with academic temperament and  ...

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Averting a Human Capital Crisis in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 

Chain Management 

As technological innovation and automation takes centre stage in the world of logistics, there is one crucial component of success in the industry that is alarmingly in danger of being overlooked.  The first of its kind investigation on the effectiveness ...

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BALLAST WATER MANAGMENT CONVENTION: What Nigerian Stakeholders Must Know?

BALLAST WATER MANAGMENT CONVENTION: What Nigerian Stakeholders Must Know?

By Ada Montserrat Okeke, LL.B (Durham), LL.B (IMLI, Malta), B.L INTRODUCTION Shipping is essential to the global economy; over 90% of all global trade is carried by ships.[1] Nigeria is a maritime nation; with a coastline measuring over 853 kilometres, a 12 ...

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Faces Behind Apapa Traffic Logjam

Faces Behind Apapa Traffic Logjam

Apapa wharf road traffic logjam which has brought sleepless nights to Lagosians may never come to an end, MMS Plus can authoritatively reveal.  The logjam which is 90  per cent man-made has become a big contract giving those behind it a ...

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CRFFN AMENDMENT BILL : The Nigerian Freight Forwarding Profession In Retrospect

How To Make Nigeria A Ship Building Nation

By Dr. Eugene Nweke This memo serves as a “Save Our Soul” emanating from the stable of a  concern Freight Forwarder. It is a professional position paper and not an executive summary. A professional enlightenment memo aimed at aiding your ...

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DEARTH OF NORTHERN FEMALE JOURNALISTS

DEARTH OF NORTHERN FEMALE JOURNALISTS

A presentation by Hajia Lami Tumaka,Director, Special Duties at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA) At the 4th Women in Journalism Africa Conference I am delighted to be in your midst today to share my thoughts on the dearth of female ...

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Usman’s Efforts at Reducing Corruption, Boosting Revenue At NPA

BULLS: NPA 'Promo'

By Shola Fadeyi  The  current Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) , Hadiza Bala Usman  has justified the confidence reposed in her  by President Muhammadu Buhari , which informed her appointment  as  she continues to implement  reforms that ...

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50 Years After  Biafra: Lessons From Aburi Conference

50 Years After  Biafra: Lessons From Aburi Conference

BY MAX SIOLLUN The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief  John Nnia Nwodo, delivered a heart-rending speech last week, in Abuja to mark the 50 years of the declaration of Republic of Biafra. His speech recalled the realities of the past ...

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TSA Policy: Atiku Throws Challenge At NPA

Crude Oil Not Sold For U.S.$100 In 16 Years Of PDP - Atiku

  By Hassan Adebayo The Nigerian Ports Authority and and Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited (Intels), Nigeria’s leading logistic firm for the oil and gas industry, are locked in a fierce business dispute, with the NPA threatening to terminate Intels’ port ...

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YEAR 2016 IN RETROSPECT – ASIMPIN

YEAR 2016 IN RETROSPECT - ASIMPIN

By the Association of Igbo Maritime Practitioners In Nigeria -ASIMPIN. You  recall that the Association of Igbo Maritime Practitioners in Nigeria – ASIMPIN, formally known as Igbo Maritime Forum, before its registration with the Corporate Affair Commission – CAC, is ...

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Driving Connectivity Among Govt Agencies

FG to diversify economy with $41bn railway investment

 Barring the activities of fifth columnists or those bent on frustrating efforts at repositioning the ports, the move by frontline stakeholders and well-meaning Nigerians to create synergy among the ministry of transport agencies may just be the needed boost to ...

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EXPLORING NATIONAL SINGLE WINDOW IN READINESS FOR THE REGIONAL SINGLE WINDOW INTEGRATION .

  AfCFTA: The Relationship Between Prosperity And Imperfect Contemporary Implementation Of A Free Trade Agreement

 This strong position paper is born out of passion to offer reasonable suggestions that will improve and move our Maritime sector forward, especially, with a consideration to boosting our international trade supply and security chain, as well as taking our ...

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