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Bears: Death Knocks

BEARS: Reckless Police Officer

Death knocked on the doors of the amiable Customs Public Relations Officer at PTML Command, Mr. Steve Okonmah, snatching his beautiful wife; Mrs. Mercy Okonmah. Last week we asked a rhetorical question: how would you like to die if you ...

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Bulls: Medially SIFAX

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

The media remains a very crucial aspect to the growth of any organization but only few companies in the Nigerian maritime terrain fully understand and exploit this. The media relations team of SIFAX Group is showing itself worthy to be ...

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Customs adopts electronic auction system, Seizes 16 Containers

Pay duties on imported vehicles by April 12 –Customs

. . . abolishes issuance of Debit Note The Nigeria Customs Service, (NCS) has said that it will adopt the Electronic system for auctioning of seized cargoes just as it has also abolished the issuance of Debit Note for payment ...

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AGM, Elections Divide CILT As Danger Hangs On Lives

CILT Elections: Crisis Looms, Jubril May Step Down

The expected national council election during the 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and National Conference of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport(CILT)  has polarized members into warring groups, with the palpable fear that if the drift is not quickly ...

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Power generation Steadies Around 3,000MW

Magboro, others’ll be connected this week, says NDPHC

The partial cessation in the disruption of oil and gas installations by vandals and the rise in water levels for hydroelectric plants have resulted in a steady increase in electricity generation in the last one month, according to operational reports ...

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Foreign Airlines Lost N6.4bn To Naira Devaluation

Foreign Airlines Lost N6.4bn to Naira Devaluation

The Country Manager of British Airways, Kola Olayinka has disclosed that foreign airlines operating in Nigeria lost N6.4billion in the N157.6 billion ($800) of their revenues trapped in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) when the Naira was devalued from ...

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SIFAX Group Cuts Workforce By 10%

SIFAX Group Cuts Workforce By 10%

SIFAX Group has revealed that it downsized 10% of its staff as a result of the tough economic times which had seen the company’s revenue dip by 25% in the first half of 2016. MMS Plus confirmed this during a ...

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NIMASA Reiterates Commitment To IMO Instruments

NIMASA urges stakeholders to maximise maritime sector potential

… Stakeholders Commend Dakuku

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Niger Delta Crisis: Multifaceted Managerial Approach

Niger Delta Crisis: Multifaceted Managerial Approach

Our state is in crisis. Our people are hurting. Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional, selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state. It is time to leave the corner, ...

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FG, States To Discuss Strategies To Boost IGR

Graft: FG gets 5,000 tips from whistle-blowers

The federal and state governments are to meet in Kano today to brainstorm on strategies to boost internally generated revenue in the states. This, according to the Ministry of Finance, is part of efforts aimed at increasing revenue generation to ...

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Dangote Cement To Recruit 5,000 Workers In Ghana

Nigeria’s Oil Fortunes Face Terrorism Threat – Dangote

As part of its plan to improve access to cement in all parts of Ghana, Dangote Cement, Ghana has commenced the process of recruiting drivers, truck driver assistants and loaders to drive its newly procured 1,000 trucks. In a statement ...

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Chevron, Shell, Others Evacuate 700 Staff From Bayelsa

Niger Delta Crisis: Multifaceted Managerial Approach

No fewer than 700 oil workers, including expatriates, are being evacuated by International Oil Companies (IOCs) and their local counterparts from oil and gas platforms in Bayelsa State. This came as the Federal Government is considering the request of the ...

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IMO To Support Nigeria On Piracy, Maritime Education

IMO To Support Nigeria On Piracy, Maritime Education

The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has called for increased cooperation with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to assist Nigeria in combating piracy and enhancing maritime education. The Minister said this when he paid a courtesy visit to the ...

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200 PHCN Containers Abandoned At Ikorodu Terminal

Travellers, Customs at loggerheads over seized vehicles at checkpoints

Discos, Customs Disagree On Collection While millions of Nigerians continue to suffer grossly as a result of the scarcity of power supply in the country, over 200 containers of power equipment and transformers have been abandoned at the Ikorodu Container ...

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Oil Workers Strike: Fuel Scarcity Looms

3,000 Oil Jobs Under Threat as Labour Dispute Threatens Nigerian Content Policy

There are indications that if the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria be allowed to linger beyond Wednesday, most depots in Apapa, Lagos, will run out of fuel stock. Following the ...

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DG NIMASA Mourns Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi

DG NIMASA Mourns Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has condoled with the governments and people of Sokoto and Zamfara States on the passage of a foremost politician and former boss of the National ...

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Nigeria Lost N138bn To Public Holidays

Nigeria, Others May Repay Debts In Instalments 

At the end of the three-day public holiday declared by the Federal Government last week, Nigeria’s economy inched closer to recession as the nation had lost N138 billion by the time activities resumed on Friday. This was because there were ...

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SON Blacklists 23 Cable Coys In Ekiti

SON Gives LPG Marketers Two-week Ultimatum over Substandard Storage Tanks

The Standards Organization of Nigeria in Ekiti State has blacklisted 23 companies for manufacturing of fake and substandard electrical products. The agency said the companies failed both the performance, safety, and parameter tests conducted by Electrical and Electronics Laboratory Department. ...

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Energy Mix To Reduce Electricity Tariff – Fashola

N100bn needed to reconstruct Apapa road — Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, last week said that the Energy Mix document will reduce electricity tariff. Fashola made the assertion during a public forum in Abuja, where he said the Federal Government was working hard to ...

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Guidelines For Registration Of Imported Cosmetics In Nigeria

BULLS: Meticulous NAFDAC

There are guidelines for the registration of imported cosmetics in Nigeria. In this week’s edition of Shippers Guide, the learning page of MMS Plus, we take you through these guidelines. These guidelines are for the interest of the general public, ...

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