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Aviation Sector Gains And Losses Under Sirika

Aviation Sector Gains And Losses Under Sirika

By Okuneye Moyosola It’s been almost 4 years since Senator Hadi Sirika assumed office as the Minister of State for Aviation. What achievements has he made so far? What promises did he not fulfill during his tenure? MMS Plus takes ...

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Ship Acquisition: Customs, NIMASA, Operators Vary On FG Policies

Ship Acquisition: Customs, NIMASA, Operators Vary On FG Policies

By Kenneth Jukpor The absence of locally owned ships The absence of locally owned ships operating in international waters has affected the sea time training for Nigerian seafarers, and seen the indigenous ship-owners lose out in the massive earnings that ...

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Addressing Nigerian Airports’ Debts Issues

Over 7, 000 Delayed Flights Recorded Amongst Nigerian Airline In Q1 2019

By Okuneye Moyosola In April, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) threatened to shut down its services in nine airports where operators did not pay for services rendered. The Authority also warned that the debtors had until April 30th ...

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Air Freight: The Need For Digitalization

Air Freight: The Need For Digitalization

Air freight is a key enabler of cross border trade which becomes especially critical for express deliveries, long-distance and efficient transportation of sensitive and critical goods. The air cargo industry has been slow to embrace digitization. While passenger airlines offer ...

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Q1 Report: How Customs, CRFFN, FAAN, Others Fared

Q1 Report: How Customs, CRFFN, FAAN, Others Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola MMS Plus presents the scorecard of transport sector agencies based on their performance in the first quarter of 2018 with regards to their core functions. In this week’s appraisal we x-ray the Nigeria Customs ...

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Q1 Report: How Shippers’ Council, NIWA, NAMA, NCAA Fared

Q1 Report: How Shippers’ Council, NIWA, NAMA, NCAA Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola MMS Plus presents the scorecard of transport sector agencies based on their performance in the first quarter of 2019 with regards to their core functions. In this week’s appraisal we x-ray the National Inland ...

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2019 Q1 Rating: How NIMASA, NPA, AIB & NCAT Fared

2019 Q1 Rating: How NIMASA, NPA, AIB & NCAT Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola The first quarter of 2019 has just ended. Despite the nation shifting its attention to the recent general elections, the transport sector was at the centre of such activities. MMS Plus x-rays the activities ...

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Curbing Flight Delays In Nigeria

Curbing Flight Delays In Nigeria

By Okuneye Moyosola The problem of flight cancellation has become a bane in the aviation industry. This has also led to economic losses in the aviation sector as well as disruption in the plans of passengers. Experts have also said ...

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Maritime Amazons Set Feminine Agenda At MMS Night Of Bliss

Maritime Amazons Set Feminine Agenda At MMS Night Of Bliss

By Kenneth Jukpor The 2019 United Nation’s International Women’s Day (IWD) was celebrated flamboyantly around the world on March 8th, but the MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative chose to take the festivity a step higher with ...

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Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft: From Best Seller To Bad Business

FAA To Commence Safety Assessment Of Boeing 737 Max

By Okuneye Moyosola Following the recent Ethopian airline crash, Boeing 737 the world’s best-selling aircraft Next-Generation 737 has become a dreaded death-trap for the flying public rather than a tool that guarantees aviation safety. Over the years, the aircraft manufacturer, Boeing ...

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Why Foreign Airlines Charge Colossal Sums From Nigerians

Why Foreign Airlines Charge Colossal Sums From Nigerians

By Okuneye Moyosola It has become the norm for foreign airlines operating in Nigeria to always charge exorbitant sums as air fares and Nigerian passengers travelling to other parts of the world have suffered this fiscal burden without relieve. While ...

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Waterways Passengers Decry SIFAX Monopoly At Ojo Jetty

Waterways Passengers Decry SIFAX Monopoly At Ojo Jetty

By Kenneth Jukpor Users of the Ebute-Ojo jetty managed by SIFAX Group has accused SIFAX of masterminding a monopoly which has seen the jetty users spend long hours outside the facility as penalty for not patronizing SIFAX ferries. While the ...

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Nigerian Agro-Cargo Terminals: Analyzing Economic Benefits

Nigerian Agro-Cargo Terminals: Analyzing Economic Benefits

By Okuneye Moyosola In 2013, thirteen airports were designated as perishable cargo terminals to transform the aviation sector into a major revenue earner for Nigeria. Six years after these airports were designated as perishable cargo airports by the Federal Airports ...

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Transport Professionals Vs Transport Sector Deficits

Transport Professionals Vs Transport Sector Deficits

By Kenneth Jukpor Like every sector of a nation’s economy, the success of transportation can be attributed to the quality representation and contribution of the professionals to the growth and development; however, Nigerian transport experts have been guilty of been ...

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2018 Q4 Rating: How NCAA, NITT, NAMA, AIB Fared

2018 Q4 Rating: How NCAA, NITT, NAMA, AIB Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola MMS Plus x-rays the activities of transport agencies in the third quarter of 2018. Parastatals in the sector were crippled by the financial constraints with indebtedness even on the most negligible amount of money ...

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2018 Q4 Rating: How Did NIMASA, NRC, CRFFN Fare?

2018 Q4 Rating: How Did NIMASA, NRC, CRFFN Fare?

MMS Plus x-rays the activities of transport agencies in the third quarter of 2018. Parastatals in the sector were crippled by the financial constraints with indebtedness even on the most negligible amount of money earlier but the funds were finally ...

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2018 Q4 Rating: How FAAN, NPA, MAN Oron Fared

2018 Q4 Rating: How FAAN, NPA, MAN Oron Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor MMS Plus presents the 2018 fourth quarter rating of transport agencies in the country based on their performance with regards to their core functions. This appraisal covers; Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) ...

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Q4 Report: How Customs, NIWA, Shippers’ Council Fared

Q4 Report: How Customs, NIWA, Shippers’ Council Fared

MMS Plus presents the scorecard of transport sector agencies based on their performance in the last quarter of 2018 with regards to their core functions. In this week’s appraisal we x-ray the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Nigerian Shippers Council ...

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2019 In Perspective: Maritime Stakeholders Set Agenda

2019 In Perspective: Maritime Stakeholders Set Agenda

By Kenneth Jukpor It’s already a fortnight into the year 2019. Where there successes in the Nigerian maritime sector in 2018? Who did what? To what effect and what where the overt and covert reasons one may ask? While these ...

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Yuletide Fuel Scarcity: Demystifying Oil Marketers Perennial Feud With FG

Yuletide Fuel Scarcity: Demystifying Oil Marketers Perennial Feud With FG

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigerians have described the annual fuel scarcity in the country especially at Christmas as an act of cruelty that could not be justified. Indeed it has become a frightening trend expected to occur in December every year ...

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