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Stakeholders Urged To Invest In Airline Expansion.

Stakeholders Urged To Invest In Airline Expansion.

The National President of the Unemployed Licensed Pilots Association of Nigeria, Capt. Kenneth Nogie has advised stakeholders in the Nigerian aviation sector to invest more in airline expansion. He said this while answering questions from our correspondent in his office ...

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New Maritime Research Center Debuts

A newly registered Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Centre for Transport and Maritime Research (CTMR) has recorded membership across the country despite its relative newness. The NGO which was registered in August 5, 2014 by the Corporate Affairs Commission on August 5 ...

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FERCSARA Sensitises Road Users On Road Abuse

FERCSARA Sensitises Road Users On Road Abuse

The Federal Road Committee on Surveillance and Action Against Abuse (FERCARA) has handed all  road users a warning especially the dry and wet cargo truck drivers against parking along the port access roads which has been causing obstruction to traffic ...

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NPA Takes Stock Of Habib-led Management Two Years After: Introduces e-SEN

As part of its human capacity building, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Mallam Habib Abdullahi trained 3, 091 personnel out of the 4, 245 personnel representing 90 percent of the total workforce in 2013 even as the authority launched an ...

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Why NNPC Can’t Fund Pension Scheme

Why NNPC Can’t Fund Pension Scheme *NUPENG, PENGASSAN Suspend Action *Diezani’s Intervention Political

*NUPENG, PENGASSAN Suspend Action *Diezani’s Intervention Political The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have finally shelved its four day old strike in the Nigerian National ...

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CEO, Solochus Bags Double Honour

CEO, Solochus Bags Double Honour

In recognition of his hard work, contribution to the development of the youth and consistency in service delivery, Mr. Solomon Chukwu, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Solochus Group of companies has been honoured with awards for Youth Empowerment for ...

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How Security Operatives And Truckers Grinded Activities In Apapa

Apprehension Grows At Ports As Amato Strike Enter Third Week 

The Apapa port gate was shut down last week following a disagreement between truck drivers and security operatives over what the truckers referred to as excessive extortion by the security officers leading to a long queue which made road impassable ...

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NALPGM Boss Calls For Sanity In The Gas Sector

NALPGM Boss Calls For Sanity In The Gas Sector

The proliferation of the sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) products by mediocre has seriously been warned against because of its volatile implications to lives and property. This warning was made by Mr. Basil Ogbuanu, the National President of Nigeria ...

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FG Closes Former Nigeria Airways Facility for Illegal Occupation

FG Closes Former Nigeria Airways Facility for Illegal Occupation

The federal government last week sealed off the office complex of Sky Catering Company Limited a subsidiary of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) for allegedly subletting part of its facility to one of the domestic carriers in the industry. ...

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Nigerian Shipowners’ Elections Take Another Twist

Nigerian Shipowners' Elections Take Another Twist

*Labinjo: “I’m Still In The Race”   *Ogbeifun: “NISA Needs Me, Now”   *Omatseye: “I Have Answers To NISA Challenges” The race for elective positions in the Nigerian Indigenous Shipowners Association (NISA) took another twist last week as some non-members, ...

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Jimi Agbaje To Chair 2014 MMS Hall Of Fame    

Jimi Agbaje To Chair 2014 MMS Hall Of Fame

It is less than one week to the 2014 Class of MMS Plus’ Woman of Fortune Hall Fame billed to be chaired by Mr. Jimi Agbaje, the Lagos State Governorship aspirant under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Among the expected ...

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Apapa Gridlock Slows Economic Growth – Tank Farm Operators

Apapa Gridlock Slows Economic Growth – Tank Farm Operators

The gridlock experienced in major cities of the country especially in the Apapa area of Lagos has been attributed as one of the major contributors to the slow growth of the economy. This was revealed to MMS Plus Weekly by ...

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Ekene Ajunwa Wins NAGAFF  Seat In Seme

NAGAFF Dissolves Executive Council Over Repositioning Of Management Team

The incumbent chairman of the Seme chapter of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Eze Ekene Ajunwa has been re-elected the chairman of the chapter for the second term unopposed in an election organised by the association ...

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Ebola Virus, Boko Haram Grind Maritime Activities In Calabar, Akwa Ibom

Ebola Virus, Boko Haram Grind Maritime Activities In Calabar, Akwa Ibom

The international trade between Nigeria and the West and Central African countries has virtually grinded to a halt following the closure of borders by Cameroun and other countries to stem the spread of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease(EVD) and to ...

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Aviation Minister To Focus On Security

Aviation Minister To Focus On Security

The new Minister of Aviation Chief Ostia Chidioka has said that he would henceforth channel the resources of the Ministry to boost safety and security of Nigeria Airports rather than remolding of the Airport terminals. The Minister made this known ...

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Seme Customs Rakes In Over N781m In August

Some Customs Resolves To Curtail Smuggling: Rakes In Over N781m In August

The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service is currently fine tuning plans towards further tightening their operational noose, towards ensuring a bleak Christmas season for smugglers operating in the area. The Customs Public Relations Officer, (CPRO), Mr. Ernest Olottah ...

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Chapters Election: ANLCA Lift Ban On Campaign

Chapters Election: ANLCA Lift Ban On Campaign

The Association Electoral Commission (ASECO), the body constituted to conduct elections into the executions position of the association at all levels has announced that contestants into any elective office in Port Harcourt can now commerce campaign and electioneering processes. The ...

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Indigenous Shipowners’ Election: Labinjo Zoned Out For Omatseye, Ogbeifun “No Zoning In NISA” – Labinjo

Nigerian Shipowners' Elections Take Another Twist

The race for the chairmanship of the Nigerian Indigenous Shipowners Association (NISA) is getting hotter by the day as the incumbent Executive Secretary, Capt. Dada Labinjo may have been ruled out of the race as a result of a zoning ...

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NCAA Threatens to Sanction Airlines That Fail To Meet Their Financial Obligations

N15bn debt: Group asks EFCC to prosecute airline operators

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned domestic airlines operators and threatened to ground those that are facing financial challenges and are unable to meet their financial obligations in the course of their operations, including the payment of staff ...

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Stakeholders Support Minister’s Aviation Master Plan

Stable Democracy And Strong Economy Make A Nation– NIMASA DG

Members of the unemployed Pilots Association of Nigeria have said that the new Aviation Master plan recently introduced  by the new Minister of Aviation, Chief Ostia Chidoka remains the way forward to tackle the challenges that beset the industry. According ...

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