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Appeal Court Affirmed Shippers Council As Port Economic Regulator – Vongtau

Mr. Samuel Vongtau is the Director, Legal Services of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council(NSC),and in this interview with MMS Plus, he explains the misinterpretations arising from the judgment of the Court of Appeal, positing that the Judge did not rule that ...

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WHAT THE MARITIME LAWYERS SAY ABOUT THE JUDGMENT

WHAT THE MARITIME LAWYERS SAY ABOUT THE JUDGMENT

 Barr. Emmanuel Nwagbara is a maritime lawyer The court held that NSC didn’t have the right in law to issue the notice which it did. The notice was published in 2014. The court did not pronounce on the NSC gazette ...

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Court Voiding Shipping Line Charges Is A Triumph For Shippers – Akabuogu

Court Voiding Shipping Line Charges Is A Triumph For Shippers - Akabuogu

 Emeka Akabogu is one of the defense counsels of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council(NSC) in the case between the shipping companies and NSC. In this brief chat with MMS Plus, he explains triumph of the shippers and the council. On SLAC ...

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NSC vs Shipping companies Appeal Court Judgement

Shipping companies Appeal Court Judgement

  “ The Confusion We Put Ourselves In”—-Chidi Ilogu Barr. Chidi Ilogu, SAN is a maritime lawyer, and one of the attorneys working for the terminal operators and the multinational shipping firms in Nigeria challenging the economic regulatory powers of ...

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NIMASA DG’s Contributions to Development of Maritime , Nigeria’s Economy

NIMASA expresses concerns about carbon emissions from ships

 Despite that Dr Dakuku Peterside  became  the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) just over a year ago,  he  has  nevertheless enunciated measures that have repositioned the organisation and made it to have a more ...

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Hadiza: A Dynamic Corporate Feminism In Nigeria’s Port Sector

Why NPA Disbursed N1.8Billion For Wharf Road Reconstruction - Usman

“If you want something done ask a woman, if you want something said ask a man.” -Margaret Thatcher. The world has realized that the criteria or qualification for a job has no gender face and qualification doesn’t only have to ...

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TRIBUTE TO OLOLU PAUL DARE OLORUNFEMI: AN UNCOMMON KABBA LEGEND

 BY DR GBENGA OLORUNFEMI It was ten fast years on October 202006,that the late Ololu Paul Dare Olorunfemi left this side of the world to eternity. We have been making arrangements to celebrate and honour his life and times this ...

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NPA: Promoting Healthy Competition Among Maritime Stakeholders

NPA: Promoting Healthy Competition Among Maritime Stakeholders

It is not entirely out of place to expect the emergence of a female leadership at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to bring about ‘change’ in the core values of the Authority and herald a campaign for healthy competition among ...

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 NIGERIAN SHIPPERS’ COUNCIL As The Best Maritime Agency Of The Year

 NIGERIAN SHIPPERS’ COUNCIL As The Best Maritime Agency Of The Year

  Established in 1978, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council was primarily charged with the responsibility of protecting the interests of Nigerian shippers. This, it did through provision of adequate and up-to-date trade information to Nigerian importers and exporters as well as ...

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Hassan Bello Emerges Best Maritime CEO Of The Year 2015

5000 Trucks Cloaking Apapa Port Roads

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council(NSC) Barr. Hassan Bello has been selected as the Nigerian Maritime Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the year 2015 by industry stakeholders in a random survey conducted by Kings Communications Limited, the publishers ...

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Tracking The Cargo For Speed, Safety, Security Guarantee, Handling Efficiency And Trade Facilitation

Tracking The Cargo For Speed, Safety, Security Guarantee, Handling Efficiency And Trade Facilitation

Background To Cargo Tracking. The security imperative of Cargo Tracking Note: The United Nations through the International Maritime Organization (IMO) introduced the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, with Cargo Tracking (CT) as one of its critical components. ...

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Our Position On Changes In Customs – Nweke

X-RAYING THE COMPLIANCE LEVEL TO THE 'COLUMBUS DECLARATION' BY THE NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE - Nweke.

Fwdr (Dr) Eugene Nweke, President, National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) and Chief Executive Officer, Virtues Marine and Freight Services Limited, evaluates the six-year tenure of the Immediate Past  Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Dr  Abdullahi Dikko and sets an agenda ...

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Port Economic Regulations: How Has Nigerian Shippers’ Council Fared?

ICRC, NSC To Tackle Transport Infrastructure Deficits In Nigeria

Over the past decades, many ports, with exception of the United Kingdom(UK) and New Zealand ports that were privatized, have introduced private participation in port operations  through different forms of concession or lease agreements. One of the key reasons is ...

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Inside NIMASA: 4 Years Heart of Darkness 2

Inside NIMASA: 4 Years Heart of Darkness 2

Impunity and consequences In continuation with last week’s edition of Inside NIMASA: 4 Years Heart of Darkness, impunity is a plaque President Goodluck Jonathan’s government will ever remember as a sour point in its leadership. And so were and are many ...

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Inside NIMASA: 4 years Heart of Darkness

Inside NIMASA: 4 years Heart of Darkness

The story of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for more than four years (2010 – 2015) now under the leadership of Mr. Patrick Ziakade Akpobolokemi as the Director-General is a twisted tweed of brazen corruption laced with ...

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E-PROCUREMENT: A PANACEA TO EFFICIENT SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

E-PROCUREMENT: A PANACEA TO EFFICIENT SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Globalization has consistently reduced the age long stress we previously experienced in carrying out our business transactions over the years. E-procurement is an online business to business (B2B) purchase and sale of supplies and services over the internet. E-procurement software such as; ...

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 How Transport Minister Frustrated 48 hour Cargo Delivery-ANLCA president

 How Transport Minister Frustrated 48 hour Cargo Delivery-ANLCA president

Prince Olayiwola Shittu is the National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA). In this chat he takes looks clearing process at the ports and role of Customs agents in the global village. What were the things you ...

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Here Comes The Visioner

Along Comes the Visioner!

A  Visioner is someone who converts imaginary and often difficult situations, circumstances, ideas and concepts to workable reality. This feat is an exclusive preserve of the highly articulate, highly creative and highly innovative individuals. Such individuals naturally accomplish what others ...

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What The Aviation Industry Needs For Growth – SAHCOL

SAHCOL Records Losses Over Abuja Airport Reforms- Basil

Mr. Basil Agboarumi is the General Manager, Corporate Communications of the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL). In this interview recently, he bares his mind on the activities of the aviation industry in the last one year, their challenges, his ...

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How To Make Nigeria A Ship Building Nation

How To Make Nigeria A Ship Building Nation

Chief Eugene Nweke is the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF). In this chat with The Verdict he was eloquent as ever on economic matters. Excerpts: What is the impact of government policies on the maritime sector last ...

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