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Why NPA Disbursed N1.8Billion For Wharf Road Reconstruction – Usman

Why NPA Disbursed N1.8Billion For Wharf Road Reconstruction - Usman

By Kenneth Jukpor The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman recently hosted the Maritime Press. During the interactive session she addressed several pertinent maritime and port sector issues. MMS Plus brings you the details: Enjoy ...

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Banks With More Women On Their Boards Perform Better – Newman

Banks With More Women On Their Boards Perform Better - Newman

By Oyeniyi Iwakun Dr. Lucy Newman is the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Financial Institution Training Centre (FITC). She was one of the 2017 MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) inductees. In this exclusive interview with MMS ...

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Expect MAN Oron’s Restructuring Scorecard In December– Rector

Expect MAN Oron's Restructuring Scorecard In December– Rector

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Duji Efedua is the Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) Oron. During the World Maritime Day celebration in Lagos, he spoke exclusively to MMS Plus on several issues ranging from the roles of the interim ...

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African Politicians Don’t Understand The Significance Of Shipping- Kofi Mbiah

Nigerians To Honour Kofi Mbiah

Mr. Kofi Mbiah is a former Chairman of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Legal Committee in London and former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority. In this interview with MMS Plus he highlights the common challenges facing African ...

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Nigerian Customers Benefit From Competition Among Airlines

Nigerian Customers Benefit From Competition Among Airlines

By Nkem Osuagwu We are seeing strength in Nigeria’s economy with improvement in air travel, says Kola Olayinka, British Airways Regional Commercial Manager, West Africa. In this interview, he spoke about the challenges of his carrier in the country’s aviation industry, ...

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National Integration: Women’s Role In Leadership and Mentorship – Joe Odumakin

National Intergration: Women’s Role In Leadership and Mentorship - Joe Odumakin

By Oyeniyi Iwakun Dr. Josephine “Joe” Obiajulu Okei-Odumakin is a Nigerian women’s rights activist. She is the Executive Director, Institute of Human Rights & Democratic Studies; Founding President, Women Arise for Change Initiative; Chairman, Task Force of the Citizen Forum; ...

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How Nigerian Women Can Enhance Their Financial Capacity – Newman

How Nigerian Women Can Enhance Their Financial Capacity – Newman

Dr. Lucy Newman is the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Financial Institution Training Centre (FITC). She was one of the inductees during the 2017 MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) induction, conference and awards last week. She ...

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Importers Can Use SONCAP To Prevent Post-Shipping Ordeals

Importers Can Use SONCAP To Prevent Post-Shipping Ordeals

The Director General of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) Barr. Osita Aboloma was represented by Engr. Bede Obayi, Director, Inspectorate and Compliance at SON. He expounded several pertinent issues bothering on SON’s activities, challenges and the efforts towards enhancing ...

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How I Manage Experienced And Older Subordinates At Work – NPA MD, Usman

NPA: When Audit Negotiates!

By Kenneth Jukpor During the 2017 annual conference of Port Management Association of West & Central Africa (PMAWCA) which held in Lagos last week, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman chaired a technical session, titled; ...

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Public Servants No Longer Care About Developing Nigeria – Dr. Maduka

Public Servants No Longer Care About Developing Nigeria – Dr. Maduka

By Kenneth Jukpor Until his retirement last week, Dr. Sunny Oby Maduka was the Chief Internal Auditor of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) Tin Can Island Ports Complex. In this interview with MMS Plus, he spoke extensively on the numerous ...

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Chinese Yuan Can’t Displace US Dollar In Global Trade – Johnson Chukwu

Chinese Yuan Can’t Displace US Dollar In Global Trade – Johnson Chukwu

By Kenneth Jukpor Following the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) acceptance of the Chinese Yuan into IMF’s foreign reserve basket, MMS Plus reached the Managing Director of Cowry Assets Management, Mr. Johnson Chukwu to provide expert analysis of this development on ...

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Our Efforts At Decongesting The Ports – Jerry Oche

3 Die, Several Injured As Truck-Train Collides In Lagos

By Oyeniyi Iwakun Engr. Jerry Oche is the Lagos Railway District Manager (RDM). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, he appraised the activities of the district in the past eight  months, explained the district’s efforts in decongesting the ports and ...

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Supreme Court’s Ruling On SLAC Will Affect Nigeria’s Economy- Nwagbara

Supreme Court’s Ruling On SLAC Will Affect Nigeria’s Economy- Nwagbara

By Kenneth Jukpor Barr. Emmanuel Nwagbara is a renowned maritime lawyer. In this interview with MMS Plus, he bares his mind on the multifarious challenges facing the nation’s maritime sector, highlighting the relationship between admiralty law and maritime development in ...

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FG Depleting Nigerian Shippers With Ridiculous Customs Duties – Nicol

FG Depleting Nigerian Shippers With Ridiculous Customs Duties - Nicol

By Kenneth Jukpor Rev. Jonathan Nicol is the President of Shippers Association Lagos State (SALS). After a recent stakeholders seminar on the place of ethics and integrity at the ports, where he was the Chairman, he spoke to MMS Plus. ...

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Corruption And Challenges Of  Bitumen Development —Janet Adeyemi

Corruption And Challenges Of  Bitumen Development —Janet Adeyemi

By Oyeniyi Iwakun   Engr. (Mrs) Janet Adeyemi is the President of Women in Mining in Nigeria, an affiliate of International Women in Mining. She is also the founder of Succor for Battered Lives (SUBATEL), a charity organization which fends ...

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How Nigeria Can Become A Maritime Hub In Africa- Hassan Bello

How Nigeria Can Become A Maritime Hub In Africa- Hassan Bello

Following the reappointment of Mr. Hassan Bello as the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), he sat with MMS Plus to recount his experience in the last four years and sets his agenda for the Nigerian ports and transportation ...

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Private Monopoly Is Killing Nigeria’s Economy- Prof. Oditah

By Kenneth Jukpor Professor Fidelis Oditah, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and legal counsel to Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), gives a heart-felt interview with MMS Plus on the maritime sector under President Buhari’s administration, highlighting the failures ...

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The Global Conspiracy Against Africa On Fishing – Orakwusi

The Global Conspiracy Against Africa On Fishing – Orakwusi

By Kenneth Jukpor Barr. Mrs. Margaret Orakwusi is the Board of Trustees Chairman of MMS Woman of Fortune (WoFHoF) Initiative, Chairman of Nigerian Ship Owners Forum and a former President of Nigerian Trawler Owners Association (NITOA). In this interview with ...

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Training Crucial To Organizational Growth- Yunusa, NSC Training Manager

Training Crucial To Organizational Growth- Yunusa, NSC Training Manager

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Ibrahim Yunusa is the Training Manager of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC). This interview was conducted during the recent 2-day in-house seminar on the “Carriage of Dangerous Goods” facilitated by Kings Communications Limited. Yunusa explains the ...

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TTPs Can Make Nigeria A Transnational Hub In Africa – Clark, Former UK Tansport Minister

Road Accidents Drop By 37.7 % -- FRSC

 By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Paul Clark is a former Minister of Transportation in the United Kingdom. After the first session of the recent national conference on Truck Transit Parks in Abuja, he sat with MMS Plus to share his experience ...

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