Home / I CARE INTERVIEW

I CARE INTERVIEW

Why Customs Duty On Vessel Import Has Economic Benefits

Why Customs Duty On Vessel Import Has Economic Benefits

By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the popular complaints by shipping experts that the Federal Government’s fiscal policy to collect duties on vessel imports kills the economy, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has a novel interpretation. DC Dera Nnadi is the Deputy Comptroller, ...

Read More »

How I Managed Fears, Disadvantage To Advantage To Break Barriers  – Hadiza

How I Managed Fears, Disadvantage To Advantage To Break Barriers  – Hadiza

  Woman!  To be a complete woman is not an easy task. But who, indeed, is a complete woman? Hadiza Bala-Usman has the answer,I guess and has graciously availed us. Well, what resonates in every working woman’s mind,especially mothers, is ...

Read More »

We Placed 500 Nigerians Onboard Vessels In Two Weeks –  Dakuku

NIMASA Begins Process To End Gas Emission On Vessels

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside recently had a media parley with the League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP). He seized the opportunity to roll out some achievements of the ...

Read More »

Why Manual Truck Call-Up System Failed At Lagos Ports

Why Manual Truck Call-Up System Failed At Lagos Ports

By Kenneth Jukpor Alhaji Inuwa Mohammed is the Chairman, Dry Cargo Section of the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO). In this interview with MMS Plus he reveals the plight of truckers, appraising the manual truck call-up system and ...

Read More »

How Nigeria Can Earn More From Agro-Exports – Kossonou

How Nigeria Can Earn More From Agro-Exports – Kossonou

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Noel Kossonou is the Policy Facility Manager of West African Food Markets Programme. During the launch of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalization Scheme ‘ETLS’ handbook by Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in ...

Read More »

More Patrol Vessels Needed to Secure Nigerian Waters- Onyung

More Patrol Vessels Needed to Secure Nigerian Waters- Onyung

By Kenneth Jukpor Dr. Mkgeorge Onyung is the new President of the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN). In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he expresses his views as well as strategies to secure Nigerian waters, he also reveals his ...

Read More »

How We Handle Irregular Immigrants -Asogwa

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Dominic Asogwa is the Controller of Immigration at Seme Border Post. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he bares his mind on the recent activities of the Service at the border highlighting their exploits, challenges ...

Read More »

Nigerian Women Derserve 40% Inclusion In Public And Private Sectors – Hamman

Nigerian Women Derserve 40% Inclusion In Public And Private Sectors - Hamman

By Okuneye Moyosola Mrs. Mary Hamman is the President of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria. After featuring as one of Nigerian maritime amazons celebrated at the recent MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Night of ...

Read More »

Local Airlines Should Grow Capacity And Partner With Foreign Counterparts – Adurogboye

Local Airlines Should Grow Capacity And Partner With Foreign Counterparts - Adurogboye

By Okuneye Moyosola Mr. Sam Adurogboye is the General Manager, Public Affairs at Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). In this interview with MMS Plus Newspaper, he shares his perspective on having a national carrier. He also talks about the importance ...

Read More »

Women Can Multitask, But They Must Prioritize Their Health – Khadijat

Women Can Multitask, But They Must Prioritize Their Health - Khadijat

By Okuneye Moyosola Khadijat Sheidu-Shabi is the Assistant General Manager, Environment with the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Department at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). In this interview, she reveals how she grudgingly joined NPA, her work experience with men ...

Read More »

Nigerian Maritime Amazons Should Mentor Their Successors- Nana

Nigerian Maritime Amazons Should Mentor Their Successors- Nana

By Okuneye Moyosola Nana Yakubu is the Assistant General Manager, New Business Development in the Public Private Partnership Division of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). After the MMS Hall of Famers’ Day and Night of Empowerment, Nana was interviewed by ...

Read More »

Why Importers Should Adopt Transit Insurance – Chikezie

Why Importers Should Adopt Transit Insurance – Chikezie

By Kenneth Jukpor Hon. Kingsley Chikezie is the National Secretary of the Importers Association of Nigeria (IMAN). After the launch of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalization Scheme ‘ETLS’ handbook by Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in ...

Read More »

Water Transport Has Immense Potentials In Lagos State – Omojoye

Water Transport Has Immense Potentials In Lagos State - Omojoye

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Felix Omojoye is the Operations Manager for SIFAX Group Ferry Terminal at Ojo. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper he shares his perspective on the challenges as well as opportunities  for waterways transportation in Lagos ...

Read More »

Why AIB Wants MOU With Airforce, Navy, Police – Oketunbi

Why AIB Wants MOU With Airforce, Navy, Police - Oketunbi

Mr. Tunji Oketunbi is the General Manager, Public Affairs of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB). In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he speaks extensively on how the agency has been able achieve a lot in recent times even as it ...

Read More »

Women Should Assist In Growing Family Businesses- Obelle

Women Should Assist In Growing Family Businesses- Obelle

By Kenneth Jukpor Chief (Mrs.) Nneamaka Joy Obelle is the amiable Director of Zenith Shipping and a nominee for special recognition as an amazon in the Nigerian maritime industry as MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) celebrates 2019 ...

Read More »

How Charges Without Commensurate Services Kills Nigerian Ports – Bakare

How Charges Without Commensurate Services Kills Nigerian Ports – Bakare

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola Mr. Adeyinka Bakare is the President General of the National Association of Air Freight Forwarders and Consolidators (NAFFAC). In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he bares his mind on the numerous port charges ...

Read More »

CVFF: Ship-owners Synergy Key To Decide Investment – Jamoh

CVFF: Ship-owners Synergy Key To Decide Investment - Jamoh

Dr. Bashir Jamoh is the Executive Director, Finance and Administration at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). After his investiture ceremony as President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administrators (CIoTA) Nigeria, he granted an exclusive interview to ...

Read More »

Extortion: How N30,000 Truckers Bribe Started

Extortion: How N30,000 Truckers Bribe Started

By Moyosola Okuneye & Samson Monehin Mrs. Folake Soji-George is the President of Corporate Fleet Owners Association of Nigeria. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, she spoke extensively on the myriads of challenges facing trucking in Nigeria especially at ...

Read More »

National Fleet Can’t Thrive Without A National Maritime Policy – Dr. Mbiah

National Fleet Can’t Thrive Without A National Maritime Policy – Dr. Mbiah

By Kenneth Jukpor Dr. 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. He was a Guest Speaker at the 20thAnniversary Lecture/ Awards ...

Read More »

Gulf War: How Nigeria Can Imitate Iraq’s Sustainable Oil Trade – Okorefe

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Charles Okorefe is the Managing Director of Kamany Marine Services Limited and the publisher of the book; “ABC of Shipping and Ports Operation in Nigeria”. He was a special guest at the 20th Anniversary Lecture/ Awards ...

Read More »