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Aniebonam At A Year Older: When Failure Is Success

Aniebonam At A Year Older: When Failure Is Success

  By Okey Mark One subject matter that has been a subject of controversy in Philosophy is whether man is a by-product of luck, destiny or hard work. It has created different schools of thought. Dr. Boniface Okechukwu Aniebonam is ...

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WISTA Nigeria Protests Reckless Truck Driving, Demands Safer Practices

WISTA Nigeria Protests Reckless Truck Driving, Demands Safer Practices

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to curb the incessant deaths of Nigerian citizens from avoidable reckless driving, Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria held a peaceful protest/ sensitization march yesterday at Ikeja, Lagos. The group urged Lagos ...

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NAGAFF Compliance Team Calls For Unity Among Terminal Operators

NAGAFF Compliance Team Calls For Unity Among Terminal Operators

By Ayoola Olaitan As part of efforts to ensure seamless port operations in the country, National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has called for collaboration among port terminal operators and offdock terminals. The National Cordinator of the Compliance ...

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Local Content Development: Chevron Invested $1.45bn In Nigeria – 2019 Report

Local Content Development: Chevron Invested $1.45bn In Nigeria – 2019 Report

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) says it invested $1.45 billion in Nigerian Content Development (NCD) in 2019. The investment is in response to the government’s drive to increase local capacity and expertise through indigenous operators’ participation in the lucrative oil and ...

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My Efforts To End Lingering ANLCA Leadership Crisis – Shittu

CRFFN Act Only Gives Minister Of Transport Advisory Role - Shittu

By Kenneth Jukpor Prince Olayiwola Shittu is the immediate-past President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA). Since he vacated office as President of ANLCA, the association has been engulfed in an unending crisis. In this exclusive interview ...

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NSC Cooperative Expends N150m On Child Education Loans In 2019

Shippers’ Council Instructs Shipping Lines To Publish Rotation Numbers Of Vessels

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to help members of staff at Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) cater for their children school needs, the NSC Staff Multipurpose Cooperative Society paid over N150 million to applicants in 2019. The President of the ...

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APFFLON Condemns FG’s Move To Concession Customs

APFFLON Condemns FG's Move To Concession Customs

By Kenneth Jukpor The Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has frowned at the secrecy with which the federal government to concession the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) via a $3.1 billion contract Recall that the ...

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UBA Delivers N300.6bn Gross Earnings, Declares N0.17K Interim Dividend

UBA Delivers N300.6bn Gross Earnings, Declares N0.17K Interim Dividend

Africa’s leading financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced its audited financial results for the half-year ended June 30, 2020, showing commendable growth across key performance indices as well as an increased contribution from its African subsidiaries. ...

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CMA CGM Suspends Peak Season Surcharges

Shipping Companies Must Refund Arbitrary Charges For Cargo Transfer - NSC

By Kenneth Jukpor French Container Transportation and Shipping Company, CMA CGM has followed in the footsteps of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) in announcing the suspension of the application of the peak season surcharge on ships calling in Nigeria from ...

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APM Terminals Apapa Boosts Efficiency With Scalable 4G Wireless Network

APM Terminals Apapa Boosts Efficiency With Scalable 4G Wireless Network

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to ensure seamless port operations via technology, APM Terminals Apapa has rolled out public 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution) networks at its facilities. The rollout is aimed at enhancing efficiency and productivity at West ...

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NAGAFF Demands Clarity On $3.1bn Customs Modernization Project

NAGAFF Demands Clarity On $3.1bn Customs Modernization Project

Highlight several failed e-Customs contracts By Kenneth Jukpor   In a bid to address the ambiguity surrounding the $3.1billion Customs Modernization concession contract approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) recently, the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) ...

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How FG Spent N36bn COVID-19 Fund

How FG Spent N36bn COVID-19 Fund

  By Kenneth Jukpor The Federal Government of Nigeria has spent N30.54 billion of the N36.3 billion public funds and donations received to curb the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. MMS Plus gathered from a statement posted yesterday on ...

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NSC Staff Cooperative To Hold Virtual AGM This Week

How We Grew NSC Cooperative Fund To N307m In Three Years

Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Staff Multipurpose Cooperative Society holds its 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday this week, September 10, 2020. In line with safety regulations amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the event would be conducted virtually as only few ...

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Customs Raise Alarm As Boko Haram Target Abuja, Other Locations

Customs challenge ruling stopping duty on passengers baggage

According to Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Boko Haram terrorists are in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, planning to carry out coordinated attacks on five identified locations. In an internal memo dated August 20, 2020, and signed by the Comptroller, ...

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Chizoba Anyika – A Communications Strategist And Relationship Banker

Chizoba Anyika – A Communications Strategist And Relationship Banker

“If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur.” – Red Adair You shouldn’t opt for an amateur for the position of National Publicity Secretary at the upcoming elections of the Chartered Institute of ...

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Court Stops NPA From Terminating INTELS’ Boat Operation Service

Court Stops NPA From Terminating INTELS’ Boat Operation Service

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted an interim injunction stopping the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) from terminating the role of INTELS Nigeria Limited as manning agent in the Pilotage Districts of Lagos, Warri, Bonny/Port Harcourt and Calabar. ...

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Nigeria, Korea Deepen Partnership On Shipping Development

Nigeria, Korea Deepen Partnership On Shipping Development

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigeria and South Korea have agreed to intensify their collaboration in trade and shipping development. This was disclosed in Lagos during a meeting between the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir ...

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Local Content: NNPC Invites Tenders To Lift Nigerian Crude Oil

Local Content: NNPC Invites Tenders To Lift Nigerian Crude Oil

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to encourage indigenous participation in crude affreightment, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has issued a tender inviting qualified and reputable companies for the sale, purchase and lifting of Nigerian Crude Oil grades. This ...

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FEC Approves $3.1bn Customs Modernisation Project

Coronavirus: FG to review budget as oil price plunges

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $3.1 billion for the end-to-end automation of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, made the disclosure at the end of the 14th virtual Federal Executive ...

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FG Increases Fuel Pump Price, Electricity Tariff

FG orders all bank, other account holders to re-register

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigerian citizens would have to brace themselves for tougher economic times as the federal government has just effected an increase in Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) as well as electricity tariff. Pipelines and Products Marketing Company Limited (PPMC) ...

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