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When Nations Fail: The Leadership That Matters

When Nations Fail: The Leadership That Matters

By Kingsley Anaroke, Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola The Change We Need The word ‘Revolution” has lately become a subject of national debate. This followed the declaration of intention by Omoyele Sowore to stage a national protest code-named: #RevolutionNow and ...

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 AfCFTA: The Relationship Between Prosperity And Imperfect Contemporary Implementation Of A Free Trade Agreement

  AfCFTA: The Relationship Between Prosperity And Imperfect Contemporary Implementation Of A Free Trade Agreement

By Dr. Eugene Nweke. In my Global Trade Review, released last quarter October,2018, I did raise issues and concerns of note having gone through the proposed Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). I also requested the management of the Council ...

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 Positive Impact of Shippers’ Council on  Seaport , Maritime , Economy

 Positive Impact  of Shippers’ Council on  Seaport , Maritime , Economy

By Shola Fadeyi The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has undoubtedly impacted the seaports, the maritime sector and the economy tremendously in so many aspects, since its establishment in 1978, through the instrument of Decree 13, NSC Act Cap . N133 LFN ...

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A Search For Good Leadership In Transport Sector

AfCFTA: Why Investors, Manufacturers May Quit Nigeria

  By Kingsley Anaroke, Kenneth Jukpor & Moyosola Okuneye “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”Abraham Lincoln. The above expression could stir the mind in different directions in relation to one’s level of understanding. But when ...

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Gulf of Guinea Piracy: A Reality Or Farce?

Gulf of Guinea Piracy: A Reality Or Farce?

It has become a strange, yet an acceptable tale that reports on piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) vary depending on whose side from the prism one takes a peep from. Despite commendations from renowned global maritime bodies ...

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The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018

The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria recently released the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance (‘the Code”) on January 15, 2019. The Code highlights key principles that seek to institutionalise corporate governance best practices in Nigerian companies. KPMG recognises that ...

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Making The Eastern Ports Work Again

NPA solicits rail infrastructure for seaports

The ongoing effort by the Nigerian Ports Authority to make other ports across the country viable and efficient will end the seemingly intractable traffic gridlock in Apapa Seaports in relation to trade are major gateways to the economy of a ...

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3RD GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE CRFFN: A CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE

ACHIEVING AN EFFECTIVE PROFESSIONAL FREIGHT FORWARDING REGULATION IN NIGERIA

At first the news trailing the emergence of Col.Abubakar Tsanni (Rtd) as the 3rd Governing Council Chairman of the Council for the Regulations Freight Forwarding in Nigeria(CRFFN) and Chief Henry Njoku was not received with any iota of rude shock, ...

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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

NPA Needs Unbundling For Administrative Competition At Nigerian Ports -Akabogu

 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

BULLS: Time Conscious Hadiza

“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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