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How To Solve Nigeria’s Empty Container Conundrum – Osonwa

How To Solve Nigeria's Empty Container Conundrum - Osonwa

By Kenneth Jukpor Barr. Emmanuel Chekwube Osonwa is the Legal Adviser, Clarion Shipping (WA) Ltd. Ahead of a novel barge operation to convey empty containers from Lagos to Cotonou, the veteran maritime lawyer sat with MMS Plus correspondent for this ...

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It’s Time To Replace Container Deposit With Insurance – Mohammed

It’s Time To Replace Container Deposit With Insurance - Mohammed

By Kenneth Jukpor Alhaji Inuwa Mohammed is a chieftain of the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO). In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he explains while the substitution of container deposits with insurance should be prioritized immediately. The ...

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Eto: Challenges Are Surmountable, We’ll Fix Them – NPA

Eto: Challenges Are Surmountable, We’ll Fix Them - NPA

By Yusuf Odejobi The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala-Usman had a chat with newsmen recently. She spoke on the modest success as well as challenges of the new electronic truck call-up system (Eto) since its inception. ...

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Nigerian Ports Won’t Develop Until Stakeholders Unite, Prioritize Altruism- Obiageli

Nigerian Ports Won't Develop Until Stakeholders Unite, Prioritize Altruism- Obiageli

By Kenneth Jukpor Barr. Obiageli Obi is a former Director General of the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping (NCS). She was a guest speaker at the recent MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) roadwalk/  sensitization programme to mark the ...

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Nigerian Women Should Be Prioritized In FG Covid-19 Funding – Anyika

Nigerian Women Should Be Prioritized In FG Covid-19 Funding - Anyika

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Mrs. Chizoba Anyika is an Assistant Director, Shipping Development, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). After delivering a lecture at the MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative event to mark ...

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Why Nigerian Ports Have Recurring Problems – Nwagbara

Why Nigerian Ports Have Recurring Problems - Nwagbara

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Barr. Emmanuel Nwagbara is a veteran maritime lawyer and Chairman, Legal Committee of Nigerian Ports Consultative Council (PCC). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he speaks on several pertinent issues in the ...

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Why Access To NHF Loan Is Cumbersome – Hamman

Why Access To NHF Loan Is Cumbersome – Hamman

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Mr. Madu Hamman is the Managing Director of Abbey Mortgage Bank. In this interview, he speaks elaborately on mortgage banking, bringing to bare his 35 years of banking experience across commercial, merchant and mortgage ...

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How To Identify Importers With Suspicious Cargoes – Olanrewaju

How To Identify Importers With Suspicious Cargoes – Olanrewaju

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Alhaji Hakeem Olanrewaju is a former Governing Board Chairman of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN). He is also a Co-Founder of the Congregation of Registered Freight Forwarding Practitioners of ...

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Kaduna Dry Port Still Functions Like A Bonded Terminal – Raimi

Kaduna Dry Port Still Functions Like A Bonded Terminal – Raimi

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Mr. Rotimi Raimi is the Port Manager, Kaduna Inland Dry Port. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he bares his mind on the business of dry port operations in Nigeria. Raimi reveals ...

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NIWA Has Been Singled Out For Political Patronage – Ezenwa

NIWA Has Been Singled Out For Political Patronage – Ezenwa

By Kenneth Jukpor, Ayoola Olaitan & Yusuf Odejobi  Chief Mrs. Chinwe Ezenwa is the founder of Le Look Nigeria Limited. She is also a former acting Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). Ahead of her 70th birthday celebration, she granted ...

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Nigeria Has Lowest Ground Handling Charges In Africa -Fagbemi

Nigeria Has Lowest Ground Handling Charges In Africa -Fagbemi

In this interview, the Managing Director, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO Aviance), Mrs. Olatokunbo Fagbemi, bares her mind on several pertinent issues in ground handling operations, giving detailed responses on other pertinent issues in the industry. Enjoy it: By ...

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AMCON Shouldn’t Increase Unemployment In Maritime Sector – Adeyanju

AMCON Shouldn’t Increase Unemployment In Maritime Sector - Adeyanju

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Mr. Adewale Adeyanju is the President General of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he speaks on a wide range of maritime issues ranging from maritime ...

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Nigeria’s Maritime Sector Lacks Data To Make Forecasts – Maiguwa

Nigeria's Maritime Sector Lacks Data To Make Forecasts - Maiguwa

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Emmanuel Maiguwa is the President of the Alumni of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron (AMANO). In this interview MMS Plus, he bares his mind on several pertinent issues in the maritime sector. Emmanuel highlights the challenges ...

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Why Nigerian Importers Will Abandon Cargoes At Lagos Ports – Uche

Why Nigerian Importers Will Abandon Cargoes At Lagos Ports - Uche

By Kenneth Jukpor Chief Increase Uche is the President of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he speaks on the numerous transport sector challenges in the country, recalling some alternatives ...

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Quality Lecturers Are Scarce For New Universities – NMU Vice Chancellor

Quality Lecturers Are Scarce For New Universities – NMU Vice Chancellor

By Kenneth Jukpor & Ayoola Olaitan Prof. Emmanuel Adigio is the Vice Chancellor of Nigerian Maritime University (NMU). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he shares his thoughts on a myriad of issues affecting human capital development in ...

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How Women Can Attain Progressive Career Growth – Anyika

How Women Can Attain Progressive Career Growth – Anyika

By Kenneth Jukpor Mrs. Chizoba Anyika is an Assistant Director, Shipping Development, Apapa Port at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). She is also the Secretary of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria and the Publicity ...

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Nigeria Needs Dedicated Fishing Terminals For Fishing To Thrive -Orakwusi

Nigeria Needs Dedicated Fishing Terminals For Fishing To Thrive -Orakwusi

By Kenneth Jukpor Barr. (Mrs.) Margaret Orakwui is a Board of Trustee (BOT) member of the MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative. She is also the Chairperson of Nigerian Ship-owners Forum and Chief Executive Officer of Morbod ...

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ARSON: Why NPA Headquarters Was Possibly Attacked  – Usman

Eto: NPA Suspends Export Receipts At Lagos Ports

By Kenneth Jukpor Following the recent arson at the headquarters of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the Managing Director of NPA, Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman had a media chat with newsmen. She narrated the unfortunate incident and revealed NPA’s strategy to address ...

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How African Nations Can Tackle Marine Pollution – Mogo

Ex- NIMASA Director Donates Maritime Book, Retires From Public Service

By Kenneth Jukpor Dr. Felicia Mogo is the Founder of African Marine Environment Sustainability Initiative (AFMESI). She is also a former Director, Marine Environment Management (MEM) at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). During the 2nd AFMESI symposium which ...

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Low Level Of Exposure, Literacy Hinder Women’s Fiscal Education – Akpaida

Low Level Of Exposure, Literacy Hinder Women’s Fiscal Education - Akpaida

According to the World Bank, there is a 14 per cent gap between men who own bank accounts and women who don’t. What this means is that more women (than men) are financially excluded even though they are major drivers ...

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