I CARE INTERVIEW

How Abuja MoU Sustained Shipping Amid COVID-19 – Umoren

How Abuja MoU Sustained Shipping Amid COVID-19 - Umoren

By Kenneth Jukpor Capt. Sunday Umoren is the acting Secretary-General of the Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control for West and Central Africa. During the 11th Port State Control Committee (PSCC) meeting of the Abuja MoU in …

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Seafarers’ Ordeals Heightened With Struggle For COVID-19 Tests – Macfoy

Seafarers Ordeal Heightened With Struggle For COVID-19 Tests - Macfoy

By Kenneth Jukpor Mrs. Rollens Macfoy is the new President of WIMA-Nigeria, the national chapter of African Women in Maritime (WIMAFRICA). Prior to her emergence as WIMA-Nigeria President, she had this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper on the sidelines …

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Freight Forwarders’ Interest In CRFFN Governing Council Fueled By POF – Shittu

Freight Forwarders' Interest In CRFFN Governing Council Fueled By POF - Shittu

By Kenneth Jukpor Prince Olayiwola Shittu is a former President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he speaks on the motivation of most freight forwarders ahead of the Governing …

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How Inconsistent Govt Polices Stall Maritime Sector Growth – Haastrup

How Inconsistent Govt Polices Stall Maritime Sector Growth - Haastrup

By Kenneth Jukpor Princess Vicky Haastrup is the President of Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN). She is also the Executive Vice Chairman of ENL Consortium. During the recent flag-off of Removal of Wrecks from the Nigerian waterways along …

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How Maritime Industry Deficiencies Affect Power, Agric Sectors – Usoro

No African Country Among World's Top 20 Shipping Nations - Usoro

By Kenneth Jukpor Barr. (Mrs.) Mfon Usoro is the chairperson of the Governing Board of Nigerian International Maritime Summit (NIMS). She is the immediate-past Secretary General of the Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control for West and …

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How FG Can Convert Illegal Refiners Into Gainful Entrepreneurs – Wachukwu

How FG Can Convert Illegal Refiners Into Gainful Entrepreneurs - Wachukwu

By Kenneth Jukpor Prof. Confidence Wachukwu is the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Rivers State University. He represented the Vice Chancellor of the university last week, in an event organized by the Chartered Institute of Environmental and …

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How I Got Inspired To Write Beauty For Ashes – Olojo

How I got inspired to write beauty for ashes-olojo

  Oluwatoyin A. Olojo is the author of ‘Beauty for Ashes’, an outstanding book published by Parousia in 2021. We had an interesting conversation Oluwatoyin about her debut book. This interview gave insight about her and her book. Enjoy it: …

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Piracy: Why NIMASA Shouldn’t Rest On Its Oars -Dakuku

Piracy: Why NIMASA Shouldn’t Rest On Its Oars -Dakuku

Dr. Dakuku Peterside is a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus, he speaks on several pertinent issues in the nation’s maritime sector. Enjoy it! Several factors have …

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Why Excellent Policies Don’t Work At Nigerian Ports – Osita

Why Excellent Policies Don’t Work At Nigerian Ports - Osita

By Kenneth Jukpor Dr. Osita Chukwu is the Coordinator of Save Nigeria Importers, Exporters and Freight Forwarders Coalition (SNIEFFC), an advocacy group in Nigeria’s port sector. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper he shares his thoughts on several …

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Why Nigerian Youths Should Consider Transport And Logistics Business – Iwuoha

Why Nigerian Youths Should Consider Transport And Logistics Business – Iwuoha

By Kenneth Jukpor Miss Victoria Iwuoha is the General Manager at Gold Stable Limited, a thriving company specialized in logistics and transport as well as training and research based firm in the sector. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper, …

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Why Port Users Suffer Multiple Alerts At Tin Can Island Port – Customs

2021 Q1: Customs Collects N112.6bn At Tin Can Island Port

By Kenneth Jukpor Following a myriad of complaints leveled against Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at the Tin Can Island Port, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Uche Ejesieme sat with MMS Plus for this interview. Uche speaks on a wide …

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Expect N1000/$ With CBN Ban On Forex To BDCs – Chukwu

Expect N1000/$ With CBN Ban On Forex To BDCs - Chukwu

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Johnson Chukwu is the Managing Director of Cowry Assets Management Limited. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he bares his mind on several pertinent economic issues in the country, analyzing the impact of the …

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How I Bought A Truck For N50,000 – Inuwa

How I Bought A Truck For N50,000 – Inuwa

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Alhaji Inuwa Mohammed is a Chieftain at the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus he speaks on some pertinent issues affecting truck operations at the nation’s …

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How Plane Crash Earned NIMASA GMDSS Approval – Jamoh

NIMASA seeks FDFA partnership to combat illegal fishing

By Kenneth Jukpor Recently, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh held a media parley to acquaint newmen on the activities at the apex maritime agency. MMS Plus was there to capture …

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There’s A Place For Women In AfCFTA – Ogbeifun

There’s A Place For Women In AfFCTA - Ogbeifun

By Yusuf Odejobi Engr. Greg Ogbeifun is the Chairman, Starzs Investment Company Limited. He is also the former President of the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN). Ogbeifun was a guest at the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) …

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Seafarers’ Positive Perception Can End Nigeria’s War Risk Toga – Ilori

Seafarers' Positive Perception Can End Nigeria's War Risk Toga – Ilori

By Kenneth Jukpor Engr. Emmanuel Ilori is the 2nd Vice President of the Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES). He is also the Assistant Chaplain of the Management Committee of Mission To Seafarers (MTS) Lagos. In this interview with …

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How We Can  End War Risk Insurance – Orakwusi

How We Can  End War Risk Insurance - Orakwusi

The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers(LOMEP) continued with its intellectual and professional conversation with business and maritime stakeholders called “Roundtable”. It is an engaging session that spares no moment as a value definer in the industry. This was birthed …

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Why Govt Agencies Operate Indiscriminately Outside Ports – Apampa

Why Govt Agencies Operate Indiscriminately Outside Ports - Apampa

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Mr. Soji Apampa is a Co-Founder  and Chief Executive Officer of Integrity Organization Limited GTE, an anti-corruption research, advocacy & consulting organization concerned with issues of accountability and transparency in public and business life. …

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Deep Blue Project: Addressing Root Causes Of Piracy Is Vital – Akinsoji

Deep Blue Project: Addressing Root Causes Of Piracy Is Vital – Akinsoji

By Yusuf Odejobi Engr. Olu Akinsoji is a maritime expert and former Pioneer Alternate Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), London. He is also a former Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron and …

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Why Port Concession Has Not Added Value To Businesses- Aniebonam

Why Port Concession Has Not Added Value To Businesses- Aniebonam

Dr. Boniface Aniebonam is the Founder of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF). In this Roundtable discussion with the League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP) , he speaks on an array of issues in the nation’s …

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