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NPA’s Modest Infrastructural Strides At Nigerian Ports

NPA’s Modest Infrastructural Strides At Nigerian Ports

By Kenneth Jukpor When President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman as the first female Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) not many Nigerians expected her to succeed at the job of manning the gateway to the nation’s ...

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Aviation Activities And The Numerous Health Hazards

Aviation Activities And The Numerous Health Hazards

By Okuneye Moyosola People living near airports have shown concern over health effects of activities of the airport. These concerns are substantiated by MMS Plus findings which indicate that aircraft noise have adverse health effects on people, such as annoyance, ...

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Why Aviation Sector Needs Local Content Law

Why Aviation Sector Needs Local Content Law

By Okuneye Moyosola Over the years, the Nigerian aviation sector has been mostly dominated by foreigners. Today, most of the aviation service providers depend on other countries for the provision of critical functions including heavy aircraft maintenance, calibration/spare parts for ...

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Demystifying Local Aircraft MRO’s Challenges In Nigeria

Demystifying Local Aircraft MRO's Challenges In Nigeria

By Okuneye Moyosola A maintenance facility, otherwise known as Maintenance and Repair Organization (MRO), is an essential requirement in civil aviation, to ensure aircraft are top-notch, airworthy for passengers and cargo without the fear of falling off the sky. Aircraft ...

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Analyzing Nigeria’s 2025 Quest For Gender Balance In Aviation

Analyzing Nigeria's 2025 Quest For Gender Balance In Aviation

  By Okuneye Moyosola Aviation has been associated with men for decades despite women’s significant contributions from the beginning but now, aviation leaders globally have sued for more leading roles for women. Women have played a pivotal role in the ...

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Maritime Amazons Explore Avenues To Boost Women Involvement In Maritime

Maritime Amazons Explore Avenues To Boost Women Involvement In Maritime

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to create an opportunity to raise awareness on the importance of gender equality and to highlight the important contribution of women all over the world, to the maritime sector, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ...

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Are NAHCO, SAHCO Facilitating Delays At Airports?

Are NAHCO, SAHCO Facilitating Delays At Airports?

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola Despite the Federal Government’s Ease of Doing Business plans to facilitate the process of clearing goods at the airports, there are allegations that Ground Handling companies have continued to prioritize their selfish gains over ...

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Nigeria Ports And The Mystery Of Scanners

Nigeria Ports And The Mystery Of Scanners

By Kenneth Jukpor Despite Nigeria’s hope to emerge hub port in the West and Central Africa sub-region, cargo examination is subjected to 100% physical examination at all ports as well as border posts in the nation. The problem has led ...

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Why Aviation Fuel Scarcity Persists In Nigeria

Why Aviation Fuel Scarcity Persists In Nigeria

By Okuneye Moyosola The recent ordeal of Nigerian pilgrims from Saudi Arabia whose travel arrangements were disrupted due to scarcity of aviation fuel (Jet A1) in the domestic market brings to the unending dilemma of aviation fuel scarcity. Is this ...

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Competitiveness or Protection: What Do Nigerian Manufacturers Really Need?

Competitiveness or Protection: What Do Nigerian Manufacturers Really Need?

By Kenneth Jukpor The productive sector in every nation is usually cherished as the live-wire of the economy, thus, fiscal policies, infrastructure as well as grants are developed to support manufacturers. Despite this important role of the manufacturing sector, in ...

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AfCFTA: Problems and Prospects of Nigerian Ports

AfCFTA: Problems and Prospects of Nigerian Ports

By Kenneth Jukpor Seaports are critical infrastructure which enable nations attract increased maritime trade and generally improve global trade and businesses. As a result revenue from custom duties and taxes are realized, while the connectivity of ports ensures timely delivery ...

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Nigerian Airports And The Missing Economic Regulator

Nigerian Airports And The Missing Economic Regulator

By Okuneye Moyosola Six years after the former Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah presented a National Civil Aviation policy which stressed the need for an autonomous Economic Regulatory Unit to address numerous challenges in the aviation sector; nothing has ...

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Port Concession Failures: Stakeholders Lament Absence In Ongoing Review

Port Concession Failures: Stakeholders Lament Absence In Ongoing Review

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigerian seaports have observed commendable transformation since they were concessioned in 2006. Some areas which recorded success include; efficiency, automation, turnaround time, security, among others, however, the concession also brought about problems of arbitrary charges, divested and ...

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Why Aviation Insurance Is Unpopular In Nigeria

Why Aviation Insurance Is Unpopular In Nigeria

By Okuneye Moyosola Aviation is one the main drivers behind globalization. It supports 63 million jobs worldwide and enables $2.7trillion in global Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, despite the huge business potentials in the industry, aviation business remains very risky ...

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2019 Half Year Rating: How NRC, MAN Oron Fared

2019 Half Year Rating: How NRC, MAN Oron Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor MMS Plus brings you an assessment of the major parastatals in the transport sector for the first half of the year 2019. The first six months was centered on pre-election, elections and post-election drama, but how did transport ...

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2019 Half Year Rating: How Customs, NRC, NITT, Others Fared

2019 Half Year Rating: How Customs, NRC, NITT, Others Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola MMS Plus brings you an assessment of the major parastatals in the transport sector for the first half of the year 2019. The first six months was centered on pre-election, elections and post-election drama, ...

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2019 Half Year Rating: How Shippers’ Council, NIWA, NiMET Fared

2019 Half Year Rating: How Shippers’ Council, NIWA, NiMET Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola MMS Plus brings you an assessment of the major parastatals in the transport sector for the first half of the year 2019. The first six months was centered on pre-election, elections and post-election drama, ...

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2019 Half Year Rating: How NPA, NCAA, AIB Fared

2019 Half Year Rating: How NPA, NCAA, AIB Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola MMS Plus brings you an assessment of the major parastatals in the transport sector for the first half of the year 2019. The first six months was centered on pre-election, elections and post-election drama, ...

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2019 Half Year Rating: How NIMASA, FAAN, NAMA Fared

2019 Half Year Rating: How NIMASA, FAAN, NAMA Fared

By Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola MMS Plus brings you an assessment of the major parastatals in the transport sector for the first half of the year 2019. The first six months was centred on pre-election, election and post-election drama, ...

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Why NLNG’s Fiscal Incentive Has Become A National Burden

Why NLNG’s Fiscal Incentive Has Become A National Burden

By Kenneth Jukpor The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) is one of the most celebrated organizations in the nation’s oil and gas sector. It has commendably converted about 119 Bcm (billion standard cubic metres) or 4.2 Tcf (trillion cubic feet) ...

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