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Tony Iju Nwabunike: A Man for All Seasons

Tony Iju Nwabunike: A Man for All Seasons

As Tony Iju Nwabunike, the President of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), marks his birthday on June 13th; a peek into his personality would mirror the persona of Sir Thomas More in ‘A Man for All Seasons’, by …

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Eto Call- Up System Needs Stakeholders’ Support To Succeed- Aisha Ali-Ibrahim

Eto Call- Up System Needs Stakeholders’ Support To Succeed- Aisha Ali-Ibrahim

Hajia Aisha Ali-Ibrahim is the Founder and Managing Director of Confluence Logistics and Transport Consults Limited. She also founded Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT), which she piloted for ten years as the Global Convener/Chairperson.  She retired recently from NPA as …

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Jamoh’s Lessons For Effective Leadership

Jamoh's Lessons For Effective Leadership

By Kenneth Jukpor Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. —Peter Drucker Few weeks ago, the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Bashir Jamoh clocked one …

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Confluence Logistics and Transport Consults: Showcasing Hidden Treasures In Kogi State

Confluence Logistics and Transport Consults: Showcasing Hidden Treasures In Kogi State

Entrepreneurship is essentially not about the profit margin in an enterprise. Prof. Pat Utomi, a popular Nigerian political economist of the Asian Tigers’ transformational breed lent credence to this when he asserted years back that a sustainable business should aim …

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Capt. Biu: Workers’ Delight At Shippers’ Council

Capt. Biu: Workers' Delight At Shippers’ Council

By Kenneth Jukpor As the entire maritime community in Nigeria mourns the demise of a former Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Capt. Adamu Biu, the loss is one that would be felt across the nation’s shipping industry. Capt …

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UN@75: Making A New World With MMS UN Generation Amazons

UN@75: Making A New World With MMS UN Generation Amazons

As the United Nations marks its 75 years anniversary with a search for the “Third Paradise”-A new world where humanity and sustainable development  are the concerns of mankind, MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame(WoFHoF) Initiative presents a bevy of beauty …

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A Tripod  Ovation In Honour Of Aisha Ali-Ibrahim

A Tripod  Ovation In Honour Of Aisha Ali-Ibrahim

Hajia Aisha Ali-Ibrahim bowed out of civil service recently on attaining  60 years of age.  It was a journey punctuated with many successes. Many took a bow in style celebrating peaceful retirement. Hers was not only an appreciation of God’s …

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KONGI’s  Jewel  Sails Into New Age

KONGI’s  Jewel  Sails Into New Age

By Kingsley Anaroke It was her birthday on October 15th last week, but she chose to keep it low. The demands of her office  kept her busy like footballers on pitch, focused on goals. It took me several innocent phone calls …

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Shittu @70: One Man, Many Lenses

Scanners Have Been Highly Politicized At Nigerian Ports - Shittu

By Okey Mark It hurts.  Yes, when one shares the pains and agony foisted on one by another especially when the predator is presumed to be a big brother and held in high esteem. It hurts. Yes, too when the prey …

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Nana Yakubu @60 Inspires Personality Adventure

Nana Yakubu @60 Inspires Personality Adventure

By Kingsley Anaroke Do you know Nana Asmau Yakubu?  If you know her, how well do you do? These were the questions asked by the MC, who was comically inspired to embark on humor escapade . But the nudity of …

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My Efforts To End Lingering ANLCA Leadership Crisis – Shittu

Scanners Have Been Highly Politicized At Nigerian Ports - Shittu

By Kenneth Jukpor Prince Olayiwola Shittu is the immediate-past President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA). Since he vacated office as President of ANLCA, the association has been engulfed in an unending crisis. In this exclusive interview …

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Chizoba Anyika – A Communications Strategist And Relationship Banker

WISTA Nigeria  Lauds Anyika As MMS UN Generation Amazon

“If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur.” – Red Adair You shouldn’t opt for an amateur for the position of National Publicity Secretary at the upcoming elections of the Chartered Institute of …

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Next Maritime Phase After C-19: How Are PR Managers Coping?

Next Maritime Phase After C-19: How Are PR Managers Coping?

While digitization  has changed the face of communications and media practice ,globally, the coronavirus (C-19) pandemic forced a paradigm shift  in the new normal. These trends have created mixed results and thinking in the discharge of duties among corporate communications …

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WISTA-Nigeria Election: Who Becomes The Next President?

· Their chances, weaknesses, strengths   Because We Are All Involved No election in Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria has generated so much interest as this coming election of February 20th 2020 in which a new executive is expected …

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Orao Orakwusi: Rhapsodies Of Memorial And Empowerment

Orao Orakwusi: Rhapsodies Of Memorial And Empowerment

By Kingsley Anaroke “Jehova Jireh my provider, Chimamanda Jehova Nisi my healer, Chimamanda (omanda) Ocean divider my redeemer, Chimamandanata (onyeoma) Ebube dike my comforter, Chimamandanata (ebube Jesus) Onye nwelu Chukwu nwelu nchekube Chi gi amandanata (omanda) Itukwasi obi na Chineke, …

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Maritime Experts, Political Bigwigs Recount Promise’s Good Deeds

Maritime Experts, Political Bigwigs Recount Promise’s Good Deeds

If encomiums could wake the dead, Late Hon. Promise Anaroke would have risen up with the kind words and numerous good deeds she was remembered for at the recent Night of Tributes and Service of Songs. The event was graced …

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An Open Letter To The President Federal Republic of Nigeria.

An Open Letter To The President Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, Federal Capital Territory , Abuja. Your Excellency, Re: Agitation For The Concession Of The e-Customs Modernization – An Appeal To Restore And Preserve National Interests. First, it is important to …

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Late Mrs. Promise Anaroke: Epitome Of Goodness

Late Mrs. Promise Anaroke: Epitome Of Goodness

Late Mrs. Promise Anaroke’s death was untimely. It is sad and words can’t aptly describe the grief of the family, friends, colleagues and the entire maritime industry. However, as encomiums continue to pour in for her from the maritime sector …

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The Un-promised Exit Of Promise

The Un-promised Exit Of Mrs. Promise Sends Shocks

Death is a path of equity that we all must travel. However, only good name defeats death. Hon. Mrs. Promise Anaroke is dead but she lives on in the lives of many  business, political and maritime industry players. She passed …

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Leadership: Do We Need Saints Or Performers?

Leadership: Do We Need Saints Or Performers?

Nigeria has never been at crossroads than it is now. A country that was the pride of Asians, other Africans, especially Gambians, Ghanians and whites of different origins in the 70s and 80s has gradually become “coffee dregs” in the comity …

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