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Why The NIMASA NSDP Failed – Akinsoji

Why The NIMASA NSDP Failed - Akinsoji

By Kenneth Jukpor Engr. Olu Akinsoji is a former Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron and also a former Alternate Representative of Nigeria at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council. In this interview with MMS Plus, he reveals ...

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Our Challenges Of Managing Accident At Sea – NIWA

Our Challenges Of Managing Accident At Sea – NIWA

Following the recent boat mishaps in Lagos State, and other parts of the country, the General Manager, Lagos Zone of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Mr. Muazu Sambo  recently had stakeholders meeting with boat operators, jetty owners, waterways passengers ...

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IAPH Regional Conference Can Address Nigeria’s Transport Woes- NPA MD

NPA boss advocates enhanced cargo clearance framework

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) recently held a press conference where she spoke extensively on the opportunities for Nigeria in the upcoming the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) Conference scheduled to take place in Nigeria. MMS ...

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WISTA Is A Platform To Network And Acquire Apt Skillset – Akpan

WISTA Is A Platform To Network And Acquire Apt Skillset - Akpan

By Kenneth Jukpor Mrs. Anna Akpan is an Assistant Director of Shipping Development at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). She is also the Secretary of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria. During a recent maritime ...

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How FG Should Support Indigenous Airline Operators- Iwarah

How FG Should Support Indigenous Airline Operators- Iwarah

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Chris Iwarah is the General Manger, Corporate Communications at Air Peace. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, he appraises the potentials and challenges in the nation’s aviation sector, highlighting the modest achievements of Air Peace ...

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Nigerian Waterways Can Become Safe Haven With PPPs- Agbude

Nigerian Waterways Can Become Safe Haven With PPPs- Agbude

By Kenneth Jukpor & Michael Saka Mr. Pius Agbude is the Chairman, United Waterways Passengers Association (UWPA). Following the incessant boat mishaps which has left scores dead in the last few weeks across the country; Mr. Agbude discussed extensively with MMS ...

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How Nigerian Women Can Maximize Opportunities In Blue Economy- Macfoy

How Nigerian Women Can Maximize Opportunities In Blue Economy- Macfoy

By Kenneth Jukpor Mrs. Rollens Macfoy is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ocean Deep Services Limited. She was one of the speakers at the 2018 edition of MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame(WoFHoF) Initiative  mentorship programme  organized under ...

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How Changes In Global Crude Oil Market Would Rock Nigeria’s Economy -Chukwu

Nigeria Needs Well-Structured Trade, Industrial Policies – Chukwu

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Johnson Chukwu is the Managing Director of Cowry Assets Management. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he discusses the fiscal opportunities and challenges in Nigeria for the second half of the year; highlighting the effects ...

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THE DRAFT CONVENTION ON RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN JUDICIAL SALE OF SHIPS: NIGERIA’S POSITION

THE DRAFT CONVENTION ON RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN JUDICIAL SALE OF SHIPS: NIGERIA’S POSITION

BY JEAN CHIAZOR ANISHERE (LL.M); M.T.M.; F.IoD, F.CIArb   INTRODUCTION. In general as a matter of International Law, Sovereign States are not obliged to recognize the decisions of foreign Courts. This may be different however where States have become party ...

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Blue Economy: FG Should Develop Entrepreneurial Policies To Maximize Opportunities -Dawodu

Blue Economy: FG Should Develop Entrepreneurial Policies To Maximize Opportunities -Dawodu

Mr. Mahmoud Dawodu is the Managing Director, FirstUnion. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, he discussed the opportunities and challenges with the blue economy while also advocating for the resuscitation of Vocational Training schools’ structures in Nigeria as a ...

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PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AT SEA: Economic Application

PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AT SEA: Economic Application

  Kamal-Deen Ali, PhD Executive Director Centre for Maritime Law & Security Africa Dr. Kamal Deen Ali is the Executive Director, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa, Accra, Ghana. He delivered the paper titled: Piracy and Armed Robbery at ...

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APPLICABILITY OF TREATIES TO NIGERIAN LAW

APPLICABILITY OF TREATIES TO NIGERIAN LAW

By AKIN OYEBODE  Prof. Akin Oyebode, Ph.D is a former Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos (UNILAG). He delivered a paper titled, “Applicability of International Treaties to Nigerian Laws” at the just concluded 15th Maritime Seminar for Judges in Abuja. Read ...

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UNDERSTANDING MARITIME LAW

 Positive Impact  of Shippers’ Council on  Seaport , Maritime , Economy

BY HASSAN BELLO 1.0 INTRODUCTION The subject maritime or admiralty law has continued to evolve as new versions of old problems come to force and new areas of concern are arising. The judicial system all over the world has been very ...

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Problems And Prospects In Accounting Profession In Nigeria- Osakwe-Ogo

Problems And Prospects In Accounting Profession In Nigeria- Osakwe-Ogo

Mrs. Blessing Ngozi Osakwe-Ogo is the Chairman, Lagos and Mainland District Society  (LMDS), Chartered Institute of Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). In this exclusive interview with MMS plus, she briefly speaks on her experience as the District’s Chairman for the past ...

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How To Enjoy Optimal Fiscal Benefits In Haulage Business

How To Enjoy Optimal Fiscal Benefits In Haulage Business

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Adewale Adetayo is the General Manager, SIFAX Haulage & Logistics Limited. During the formal commissioning of twenty new trucks by SIFAX at the SIFAX Bonded Terminal, Okota, Lagos, Adewale granted this interview to MMS Plus. Enjoy it: ...

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Why Port Access Roads Should Be Given National Priority – Victor

Why Port Access Roads Should Be Given National Priority – Victor

By Oyeniyi Iwakun In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, Mr. Victor Onyiriuka, a stakeholder in the industry, he highlighted some key challenges confronting the nation’s ports which have been exerting adverse effects on the nation’s economy. He believes the ...

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Our Strategies At Achieving Railway Revitalization In Nigeria – Amaechi

Our Strategies At Achieving Railway Revitalization In Nigeria - Amaechi

In this chat with journalists during a recent tour to the Papalanto railway station to inspect the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway project, Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and his counterpart at the Information and Culture Ministry, Alhaji ...

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Maritime Stakeholders Must Hold Regulators Accountable – Akabogu

International Shipping Week: Nigeria Takes Security Discourse, Ease Of Doing Business To London

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Emeka Akabogu is the Principal, Akabogu & Associates.  He is a widely recognized expert in the field of maritime law and policy in Nigeria. During the recent 2018 Lagos International Maritime Week, he discussed several pertinent ...

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Nigeria’s Maritime Industry Needs Should Drive The Laws – Edodo-Emore

Nigeria’s Maritime Industry Needs Should Drive The Laws - Edodo-Emore

  By Kenneth Jukpor Mrs. Oritsematosan Edodo-Emore is the Principal, Zoe Maritime Resources Limited, organizers of the annual Lagos International Maritime Week. In this interview with MMS Plus, she discusses the objectives of the upcoming 2018 Lagos International Maritime Week, ...

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How Nigeria Can Survive On Blue Economy- Dr. Obatola

How Nigeria Can Survive On Blue Economy- Dr. Obatola

By Oyeniyi Iwakun and Patrick Imo Dr. Parcy Ochuko Obatola is the Director/Head, Fisheries Resources Department, Nigeria Institute for Oceanography and Marine research, Lagos. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, she discusses the prospects in blue economy and the ...

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