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Railway Will Become Nigeria’s Transportation Hub- Mahmood

Railway Will Become Nigeria’s Transportation Hub- Mahmood

By Oyeniyi Iwakun Mr. Yakub Mahmood is the Director, Public Relations of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC). In this exclusive chat with MMS Plus, he appraised the activities of NRC in 2017, analyzed the extent of work done on the ...

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Nigerian Transport Sector Needs Massive Infrastructure Overhaul- Odewumi

Nigerian Transport Sector Needs Massive Infrastructure Overhaul- Odewumi

By Kenneth Jukpor Prof. Samuel Odewumi is the Dean, School of Transport at Lagos State University (LASU); in this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, he appraises the Nigerian transport sector in 2017 and sets the agenda for 2018. Odewumi also ...

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2017: Cargo Freight Increased By Over 120%, 2018 May Be Worse

2017: Cargo Freight Increased By Over 120%, 2018 May Be Worse

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Olalekan Alabi is the Operation Manager at Advanced Motors and Logistics limted (AML) Terminal. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, he bares his mind on several pertinent transport sector issues as well as giving an ...

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How Nigeria Can Fix Infrastructural Deficits – Izuwah

How Nigeria Can Fix Infrastructural Deficits - Izuwah

Dr. Chidi Izuwah is the Acting Director General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Nigeria. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, the ICRC Boss bares his mind on the general state of infrastructure in Nigeria, challenges facing the regulatory framework, ...

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Crude Theft: Fraudsters Must Return $17 Billion —Reps Committee Chairman

Crude Theft: Fraudsters Must Return $17 Billion —Reps Committee Chairman

Hon. Johnson Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma is the Chairman of the House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on US/Nigeria Relations. In this interview, Agbonayinma sheds light on the alleged secret exportation of estimated 391 million barrels of Nigeria’s crude oil to the United ...

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Port Concession And The Challenge Of Healthy Port Environment

Port Concession And The Challenge Of Healthy Port Environment

The victory of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) at the Appeal Court in Lagos, last week, over the terminal operators in the nation’s port on the issue of the introduction of arbitrary charges has been eliciting reactions of different shades. ...

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Form Conglomerate To Acquire Larger Vessels – Jibril tells Nigerian Ship-owners

Transport institute advises FG on economy, CILT bill

By Kenneth Jukpor Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril is the President of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Nigeria and the Director, Maritime Labour at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). In this interview, Jibril bares his mind on ...

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Financing IDPs and TTPs In Nigeria

Financing IDPs and TTPs In Nigeria

By Oyeniyi Iwakun In the quest to  ameliorate the infrastructure decay and also to improve the mode and means of transportation of humans, goods and services especially from the ports to other parts of the nation, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council ...

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

BULLS: Time Conscious Hadiza

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 Set-up Committee To Investigate Tin Can Fire Outbreak

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

CIF, FOB Are Market Forces Determinants—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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