I CARE INTERVIEW

How Plane Crash Earned NIMASA GMDSS Approval – Jamoh

How Plane Crash Earned NIMASA GMDSS Approval – Jamoh

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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Why Security Threats At Eastern Ports Are Politicized, Exaggerated  – Ohaegbuchi

Why Security Threats At Eastern Ports Is Politicized, Exaggerated  - Oyebuchi

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Uche Ohaegbuchi is the Chairman, Calabar Seaport chapter of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Custom Agents (ANLCA). He is also a fellow of Nigeria Institute of Shipping (NIS) and a fellow of Chartered Institute of Transport …

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Why We Abandoned PAAR FoR Cargo Tracking Note(CTN)- Shittu

Why We Abandoned PAAR FoR Cargo Tracking Note(CTN)- Shittu

By Okey Mark The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers(LOMEP) conceived and delivered a new baby of intellectual and professional conversation with business and maritime stakeholders called “Roundtable”. It is an engaging session that spares no moment as a value …

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How NPA, NIMASA, Customs Frustrate Automated Port Operations – Russo

How NPA, NIMASA, Customs Frustrate Automated Port Operations – Russo

By Kenneth Jukpor Mr. Ascanio Russo is the Managing Director of Ports and Terminal Multipurpose Limited (PTML) and Grimaldi shipping agency in Nigeria. In this interview with MMS Plus newspaper he speaks on several pertinent issues hindering port operations in Nigeria while …

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How Waterways Commuters Can Ensure Safety – Balogun

How Waterways Commuters Can Ensure Safety - Balogun

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Mr. Ganiyu Balogun the Managing Director of Tarzan Marine Enterprise. He is also the President of the Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON). In this exclusive interview with MMS …

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Hadiza’s Suspension: Why Nigerian Civil Service System Is Unpatriotic – Shittu

Why Apapa Traffic Persists

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, Shittu speaks on several pertinent issues in the maritime sector. Excerpts: What is your take on …

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Why SON’s Return To Ports Would Benefit Freight Forwarders – Aniebonam 

Why Port Concession Has Not Added Value To Businesses- Aniebonam

By Yusuf Odejobi Dr. Boniface Okechukwu Aniebonam is the Founder of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF). After being conferred as Grand Fellow of the Institute of Transport and Management Technology (ITMT), he granted this interview to …

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Fuel Subsidy: How Nigeria Loses N80bn Monthly – Oforiokuma

Fuel Subsidy: How Nigeria Loses N80bn Monthly - Oforiokuma

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Mr. Mina Oforiokuma is a Governing Board member of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB). He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Sopetro Marine Limited and a founding member of Ship …

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Akwa Ibom Govt Jettisoned Ibaka Natural Harbour For Dugout Seaport – Nkpubre

Akwa Ibom Govt Jettisoned Ibaka Natural Harbour For Dugout Seaport - Nkpubre

Engr. Nkpubre Okon Nkpubre is a former Managing Director of Nigerdock Plc and former Director of Engineering, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC). Currently the Managing Consultant, Green Seas International Nig. Ltd., Engr Nkpubre is also the Chairman of Oron Nation Technical …

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Nigerian Seaports Were Concessioned To Wrong Port Operators – Nweke

Nigerian Seaports Were Concessioned To Wrong Port Operators - Nweke

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Dr. Eugene Nweke is a former President, National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF). In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he bares his mind on a myriad of port sector issues …

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Drones Can Save Nigeria’s Oil Sector $1.3 Billion Annually –  Ajiboye 

Drones Can Save Nigeria's Oil Sector $1.3 Billion Annually -  Ajiboye 

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Engr. Ronald Opeyemi Ajiboye is an Aerospace Engineer and the Chief Executive Officer of Track Your Build. In this exclusive interview with MMS Plus newspaper, he bares his mind on a myriad of issues …

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Strike Is Our Last Resort When All Options Fail  – MWUN

MWUN Sends Eid Mubarak Felicitations, Pirates Kidnap 5 Members

By Kenneth Jukpor & Yusuf Odejobi Comrade Adewale Adeyanju is the President-General of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN). On Tuesday last week, Adeyanju had an exclusive chat with MMS Plus newspaper where he spoke about recent strike ultimatums to …

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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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