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Diezani : A Portrait Of A Pacesetter 

The history of Oil and Gas globally cannot be fully written without the exploits of one very important woman Mrs Diezani Allison –Madueke. Equally, the footprints she left and still leaving in the annals of Nigeria history can never be ...

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Quest For Sanity In The Maritime Sector, Any Hope?

Quest For Sanity In The Maritime Sector, Any Hope?

Hypothetical solutions to the challenges facing the maritime sector in Nigeria were the highlights of a one-day event organized by the Nigerian Ports Consultative Council (NPCC). The Maritime sector has been plagued with numerous problems that have hampered the smooth ...

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Transport Sector: Tips For Reform

Transport Sector: Tips For Reform

Theoretical analysis and perusal of germane issues affecting the economic and social life of a nation may not be enough without an attendant political will action from the government to pursue the core of the recommendations. Arrived at by experts at ...

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WAPIC: Alternative To Power Epilepsy?

WAPIC: Alternative To Power Epilepsy?

In Nigeria the issue of power has been a very contentious one as different administrations had made several failed promises on solving the power problem. Huge amount of money had been channeled towards the direction but there has been very ...

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Why Judges Need Convocation

Why Judges Need Convocation

The 6th Strategic Admiralty Law Seminar for Judges organised by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for members of the bench is in not without a statement. It definitely was meant to remind or educate the bench on ...

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NISA: A Boat In Stormy Waters

NISA: A Boat In Stormy Waters

The first assignment expected of the newly inaugurated executives of the Nigeria Ship owners Association (NISA) should be how to nip the numerous problems confronting the members in the bud and to how to create an enabling environment for the ...

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NISA-GATE: The Undertakers

NISA-GATE: The Undertakers

I saw it sprouting We saw it grow They sawed it off with aides Brothers in tribal colours   And the anthill came crumbling Ants are scampering for safety The man of the people feasts On denial cooked on trite ...

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Aviation Sector: Searching For Local Manpower 

Chidoka Reveals Plans to Improve the Aviation Sector

One industry that is dominated by foreigners with technical skills is the aviation industry. Majority of pilots and engineers are expatriates. Shortage of indigenous manpower had been a major challenge for airline operators in the country. This has led to ...

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Songs Of Port Rebirth

The inability of the Nigerian Ports before now to compete favourably with other ports on West and Central African Sub-region as a result of numerous factors bedevilling the ports has made the nation’s ports to be unfriendly to port users. ...

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Nigerian Police Chiefs: A Missing Trust

Nigerian Police Chief: A Missing Trust

On appointment, one recurring refrain among police chiefs in Nigeria, whether commissioner of police or Inspector General of Police is “no more roadblocks, or toll blocks on the roads”. It has become very predictable. And the recently appointed Acting IGP, ...

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SON: How Relevant Is It? 

SON: How Relevant Is It?

As the maritime industry is full of different sub-sectors, so are there different voices either condemning or commending the activities of some government agencies, individual organisations, government policies as they affect them. Recently, when the Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) was ...

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Echoes From MMS Plus 3rd Hall Of Fame

Echoes From MMS Plus 3rd Hall Of Fame

Those who were present at the third edition of the MMS Plus Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame has the following to say about the vent that attracted  both the high and the mighty in the society especially in the ...

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Testimonies At The 2014 MMS Hall Of Fame

Testimonies At The 2014 MMS Hall Of Fame

In the just concluded 2014 MMS Plus Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame which was well attended by icons of the industry and political circle from across the country. Both old and young, men and women have something to say ...

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Which Should Relocate: Tank Farms Or Residential Buildings?

Why DPR Approves Unregulated Tank Farms In Lagos

The Federal Government’s proposed relocation of tank farms to non-residential area has generated a lot of questions than answers. The issue has generated so much concern in recent time that it has become a fly perched on human scrotum that ...

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ANLCA’s Permanent Secretariat: Time To Act Is Now

ANLCA's Permanent Secretariat: Time To Act Is Now

It is the first of its kind in the freight forwarding sub-sector of the maritime industry as the Association of Nigerian Customs Licensed Agents (ANLCA) recently commissioned an edifice that can be called its own. The Dikko Inde House, as ...

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ATM Charges: Emefiele’s Pain, Sanusi’s Relief  

ATM Charges: Emefiele’s Pain, Sanusi’s Relief

On September 1, free transaction on Automated Teller Machine (ATM), which bank customers have enjoyed for about two years ended. In spite of the reasons alluded by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the policy has attracted terse and negative ...

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MENA: Bridging The Gap In Maritime Industry

MENA: Bridging The Gap In Maritime Industry

Identification of roles and objectives in the pursuit of one’s ideals often helps to chart a lucid path in achieving such goals. Moreso, pragmatic approach at getting the desired goals and objectives forms part of the factors that determines the ...

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NIMASA/Air Force Union: Playing A New Rhythm For Pirates

With the recent launch of space satelite to monitor the movement of vessels within the Nigerian territorial waters and the Gulf of Guinea by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), in collaboration with the Nigerian Airforce is a ...

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Repositioning NIWA For Sustainable Development

Repositioning NIWA For Sustainable Development

I am delighted to welcome you all to the first International Conference and Exhibition organised by the National Inland Waterways Authority. This conference is historic because this is the first time we have gathered stakeholders and intellectuals in the Inland ...

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2015: The Emerging Faces of Logistics Democrats

2015: The Emerging Faces of Logistics Democrats

Ignorance could be worse than illiteracy in legislative duties and policy drafting because illiteracy is pardonable especially when originally established. But ignorance is a cheap excuse that is very expensive and therefore not pardonable. Unfortunately, this is where 90 percent ...

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