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How Absence Of Export Base Hampers Efficiency Of Nigerian Ports – Udofia

How Absence Of Export Base Hampers Efficiency Of Nigerian Ports - Udofia

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Ofon Udifia is the Executive Secretary of the Institute of Export Operations and Management (IEOM) and Chairman, Bayelsa and Rivers Shippers Association. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he expounds on the numerous challenges facing shippers in ...

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How Women Can Align Themselves For Leadership Positions – Ezeoke

How Women Can Align Themselves For Leadership Positions - Ezeoke

By Kenneth Jukpor & Olaitan Ayoola Mrs. Eunice Ezeoke is the new President of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, she unveils the association’s goals under her leadership. Eunice also proffers ...

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Who Is Afraid Of Cargo Tracking Note?

Who Is Afraid Of Cargo Tracking Note

By Francis Ugwoke The ugly scenario in the nation’s maritime industry leaves much to be desired. To some extent, it would appear like a survival of the fittest. The fraudulent practices involve all layers of shipping, from the point of ...

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Why NIMASA N50bn Floating Dock Hasn’t Been Operational – Dakuku

Buhari removes Peterside, appoints Jamoh NIMASA DG

By Kingsley Anaroke & Kenneth Jukpor Dr. Dakuku Peterside is the immediate past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he recounts his experience as Director General, noting the ...

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Mother Vessels Reject NIMASA Certified Ships For STS – Akinpelumi

Mother Vessels Reject NIMASA Certified Ships For STS - Akinpelumi

By Kenneth Jukpor Capt. Taiwo Akinpelumi is the Chief Executive Officer, Oceanic Energy Limited. He is also a member of the Nigerian Indigenous Ship-owners Association (NISA) steering committee saddled with the onus of repositioning the association. In this interview with MMS ...

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Why Nigerian NGOs Aren’t Compliant To Laws And Regulations – Ozolua

Why Nigerian NGOs Aren't Compliant To Laws And Regulations - Ozolua

By Kenneth Jukpor Princess Modupe Ozolua is the Special Adviser to the Deputy Senate President on Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). After a recent stakeholders consultation summit organized by the office of the Deputy Senate President in ...

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Nigeria Domesticated UNCLOS, SUA Convention With SPOMO Act – Ladan

Nigeria Domesticated UNCLOS, SUA Convention With SPOMO Act - Ladan

Prof. laden By Kenneth Jukpor Prof. Muhammed Ladan is the Director General, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS). At the 9th edition the Admiralty Law Seminar for Judges organized by NIALS in collaboration with the Nigerian Maritime Administation and ...

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How We Have Been Managing NPA – Hadiza

Operations will continue at seaports, says NPA

By Kingsley Anaroke & Kenneth Jukpor The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman had an exclusive chat with MMS Plus newspaper recently. She recounts the highpoints and top challenges as Managing Director, reveals the goal maritime sector goal ...

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How WISTA Improved Lives Of Nigerian Women In Coastal Areas – Hamman

How WISTA Improved Lives Of Nigerian Women In Coastal Areas - Hamman

By Kenneth Jukpor Mrs. Mary Hamman is the President of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria. As her second tenure as President winds down this week, she sat with MMS Plus for this thrilling interview as she recounts ...

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IMO Low Sulphur Rule: Freight Cost May Outweigh Hazards – Nwabunike

IMO Low Sulphur Rule: Freight Cost May Outweigh Hazards - Nwabunike

By Kenneth Jukpor Hon. Tony Iju Nwabunike is the President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA). In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he bares his mind on the myriad of challenges at Nigerian ports, unveils his ...

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Why I Worked From Hotels During Maiden Months – CRFFN Registrar

CRFFN Begins Full Enforcement Of POF Collection, Today, Seeks Compliance

By Kenneth Jukpor After a strategic end of year managerial meeting by the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN), MMS Plus newspaper had a chat with the Council’s Registrar, Barr. Samuel Nwakohu. In this interview, Nwakohu ...

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2020: How Transport Sector Can Grow Nigeria’s GDP – Folarin

2020: How Transport Sector Can Grow Nigeria’s GDP - Folarin

By Kenneth Jukpor Otunba Kunle Folarin is the Chairman, Nigerian Ports Consultative Council. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he gIves an appraisal of the nation’s economy in 2019, scrutinizing the effects of major global activities on Nigeria ...

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How APMT Frustrates FG’s Effort To Ease Apapa Gridlock – NPA

How APMT Frustrates FG’s Effort To Ease Apapa Gridlock – NPA

By Kenneth Jukpor Mrs. Funmilayo Olotu is the Port Manager, Lagos Port Complex (LPC), Apapa, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). At a recent port stakeholders’ meeting, she harped on the numerous challenges at Lagos port access roads, NPA’s challenges with armed ...

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Shippers’ Council Will Stop Container Deposit In 2020 – Bello

Shippers' Council Will Stop Container Deposit In 2020 – Bello

… insurance can play key role in road haulage, container return By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Hassan Bello is the Executive Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he gave a thorough appraisal ...

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How Political Interference Negates PPPs, FDIs In Nigeria - Utomi

By Kenneth Jukpor Prof. Patrick Utomi is the Founder, Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL). He was a guest speaker at the recent National Transport Summit organized by the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIoTA) National Transport Summit and he discussed ...

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AfCFTA: Nigeria Can Become Supplier Of Transport Professionals – Dakuku

AfCFTA: Nigeria Can Become Supplier Of Transport Professionals - Dakuku

By Kenneth Jukpor  Dr. Dakuku Peterside is the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). He was a guest at the National Transport Summit organized by the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIoTA) in Abuja, last week and ...

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No Significant Achievement For Nigeria’s Maritime Industry In 2019 – Aniebonam

Bears: Aniebonam's Advert

By Kenneth Jukpor Dr. Boniface Aniebonam is the Founder, National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF). In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper he gives an appraisal of Nigeria’s transport sector from the prism of a freight forwarder. Aniebonam ...

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Nigerian Ports Crisis: There Are Practical Solutions – Iheanacho

Nigerian Ports Crisis: There Are Practical Solutions - Iheanacho

By Kenneth Jukpor Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho is the Chairman, Integrated Oil and Gas Limited and former Minister of Interior. He visited the CIoTA press centre yesterday for a parley with journalists on critical transport sector issues in the country. Enjoy ...

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Most Agro Products Damages Aren’t Results Of Bad Handling – Fagbemi

Most Agro Products Damages Aren’t Results Of Bad Handling – Fagbemi

By Okuneye Moyosola Mrs. Tokunbo Fagbemi is the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO Aviance). During a media parley with the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondent (LAAC) at the Gateway forum, ...

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Maritime Security: Nigeria Has Ignored Pertinent Issues – Akinpelumi

Maritime Security: Nigeria Has Ignored Pertinent Issues - Akinpelumi

By Kenneth Jukpor Capt. Taiwo Akinpelumi is a member of the 3-man committee tasked with reviving the Nigerian Indigenous Ship-owners Association (NISA) and Chief Executive Officer, Oceanic Energy Limited. In this interview with MMS Plus, he reveals how maritime security ...

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