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Foreign Airlines Lose N67bn To New Forex Policy

Excessive charges killing Nigerian airlines, others — IATA

The over 25 foreign airlines flying into Nigeria have lost a combined sum of $240m (N67.2bn) following the adoption of a new foreign exchange policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria, investigations by our correspondent have revealed. The International Air ...

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Investors Target $350m Cashew Profits

Investors Target $350m Cashew Profits

Investors in cashew business are optimistic about reaping at least $350m from the industry this year. The National Publicity Secretary of the National Cashew Association of Nigeria, Mr. Sotonye Anga, who gave the indication in a telephone interview with our ...

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DG NIMASA’s First 100 Days Unveils 3 Year Medium Term Plan

NIMASA urges stakeholders to maximise maritime sector potential

  The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside has spent over 100 days in office before he called for his maiden media parley with journalists. Since his appointment as DG NIMASA, many have seen ...

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FG, Oil Workers’ Postpone Meeting Over Salah Break

PENGASSAN rejects NLNG Act amendment

The meeting between the Federal Government and Labour unions in the oil and gas sector could not hold on Thursday last week as announced by the Ministry of Labour and Employment as a result of the extended Muslims Eid El ...

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APM Terminals To Provide Container Weighing Services

Aggrieved Clearing Agents Shut down APMT

The APM Terminals Apapa Limited and West Africa Container Terminal have created controls to ensure that containers loaded with shipping line for export have valid Verified Gross Mass (VGM), in line with the prescription of the International Maritime Organization’s Safety ...

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BEARS: The NPA Factor

BEARS: Reckless Police Officer

Despite the efforts of the Western Ports of the Nigerian Ports Authority towards ensuring only healthy trucks are allowed to business at the ports via Truck registration exercise, several rickety trucks are still seen entering and exiting the ports daily. ...

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BULLS: New Crude Regime

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other stakeholders in the oil and gas industry have renewed contracts for lifting Nigerian crude oil. This ...

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NAGAFF Congratulates New Police IG

NAGAFF Blames NPA For Eastern Ports Neglect

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has congratulated the newly appointed Inspector General of Police Alhaji Idris Abubakar NAGAFF sent its felicitations via a letter signed by its founder, Dr. Boniface Aniebonam which described the appointment of ...

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NIMASA Reiterates Commitment To IMO Audit

NIMASA Reiterates Commitment To IMO Audit

  The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has declared the Agency’s support for the vision of International Maritime Organization Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) for Nigeria. The DG said this during ...

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MAG Fights EFCC Chairman Over Omatseye’s Intergrity

Gulf of Guinea Piracy: A Reality Or Farce?

Maritime Advocacy Group (MAG), a coalition of Industry Journalists, Ship owners and Critical Stakeholders, has frowned at the malicious statements of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu on the former DG Nigerian Maritime Administration ...

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NIMASA Set For Massive Restructuring – Dr. Peterside

NIMASA Ready To Disburse CVFF- Peterside

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) will undergo major reforms in the next one year to boast its capacity to drive the growth and development of the Nigerian maritime industry. The Agency’s Director General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside stated ...

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House of Reps Endorse National Transport Commission

N1tr Railway Contract Scam: Reps Fault Contract Award Process

Members of the House of Representatives and Transport industry stakeholders have agreed to set up a National Transport Commission (NTC) to oversee the activities of multi-modal transport in Nigeria. The decision was reached at a recent public hearing on the ...

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NIMASA Will Protect Nigerian Maritime Assets– Dr Peterside

BEARS: Beware! Dakuku’s Sarcastic Smile

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has vowed that the Agency under his leadership will take all necessary precaution to ensure that all national assets under its care are used for ...

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BEARS: Amaechi’s Smelling Ministry!

BEARS: Reckless Police Officer

When the National President of ANLCA, Prince Olayiwola Shittu said at the transport leadership lecture in Lagos recently that the Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi cannot succeed with the crop of inexperienced members of staff of the Federal ...

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BULLS: Tumaka’s Fortune

BULLS: Wedding Bliss

Hajia Lami Tumaka had never been happy like she is now. The assumption of duty by the new director-general of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside coincided with Tumaka’s listing as one of the top 100 Public Relations experts in the world by a ...

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Anti-Graft War- Buhari to launch Port Standard Operating Procedures

Credible Leaders: Ministerial List

UNDP, NSC, NPA, others form Steering Committee President Mohammed Buhari is expected to launch in June 2016, the maritime industry harmonized Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) programme designed by all the government agencies operating in the port. The SOP was designed ...

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CRFFN: Requirements For Membership

GOOD Corruption: How CRFFN Spent N3.9billion 2017 Budget

Shippers Guide is the learning page of MMS Plus. Here we answer the five W’s and H of several issues in the shipping industry. This week we look at the requirements for registering freight forwarders in Nigeria. Registered CRFFN Practitioners ...

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Transport Industry: Searching For The Ideal Leadership

Railways: FG seeks more time to negotiate with GE

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John C. Maxwell The responsibility of a leader is sacrosanct to achieving anything as an organization, group, industry and team. The crucial role of leadership ...

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Lack Of Seatime Crumbled Nigerian Cadets- Capt. Ishola

Lack Of Seatime Crumbled Nigerian Cadets- Capt. Ishola

Mr. Adewale Ishola is a former President of the Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM). In this interview he pours out his heart on the several pertinent issues concerning Master Mariners and the maritime terrain at large. Excerpts:   What ...

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Unbundling the Nigeria- China Agreement (1)

Suspend vehicle importation ban, Reps tell Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the outcome of his working visit to China, which has yielded additional investments in Nigeria exceeding $6 billion. President Buhari believes that the several agreements concluded with the Chinese during the visit will ...

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