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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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When Nations Fail: The Leadership That Matters

When Nations Fail: The Leadership That Matters

By Kingsley Anaroke, Kenneth Jukpor & Okuneye Moyosola The Change We Need The word ‘Revolution” has lately become a subject of national debate. This followed the declaration of intention by Omoyele Sowore to stage a national protest code-named: #RevolutionNow and ...

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 AfCFTA: The Relationship Between Prosperity And Imperfect Contemporary Implementation Of A Free Trade Agreement

  AfCFTA: The Relationship Between Prosperity And Imperfect Contemporary Implementation Of A Free Trade Agreement

By Dr. Eugene Nweke. In my Global Trade Review, released last quarter October,2018, I did raise issues and concerns of note having gone through the proposed Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). I also requested the management of the Council ...

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 Positive Impact of Shippers’ Council on  Seaport , Maritime , Economy

Intra-African Trade: Cross-Border Trade Group To Partner NSC

By Shola Fadeyi The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has undoubtedly impacted the seaports, the maritime sector and the economy tremendously in so many aspects, since its establishment in 1978, through the instrument of Decree 13, NSC Act Cap . N133 LFN ...

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A Search For Good Leadership In Transport Sector

AfCFTA: Why Investors, Manufacturers May Quit Nigeria

  By Kingsley Anaroke, Kenneth Jukpor & Moyosola Okuneye “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”Abraham Lincoln. The above expression could stir the mind in different directions in relation to one’s level of understanding. But when ...

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Gulf of Guinea Piracy: A Reality Or Farce?

Pirate attacks in Gulf of Guinea increased in 2019

It has become a strange, yet an acceptable tale that reports on piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) vary depending on whose side from the prism one takes a peep from. Despite commendations from renowned global maritime bodies ...

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The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018

Buhari dissolves BOA management, appoints Hassan acting MD

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria recently released the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance (‘the Code”) on January 15, 2019. The Code highlights key principles that seek to institutionalise corporate governance best practices in Nigerian companies. KPMG recognises that ...

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Making The Eastern Ports Work Again

NPA’s Modest Infrastructural Strides At Nigerian Ports

The ongoing effort by the Nigerian Ports Authority to make other ports across the country viable and efficient will end the seemingly intractable traffic gridlock in Apapa Seaports in relation to trade are major gateways to the economy of a ...

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3RD GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE CRFFN: A CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE

An Open Letter To The President Federal Republic of Nigeria.

At first the news trailing the emergence of Col.Abubakar Tsanni (Rtd) as the 3rd Governing Council Chairman of the Council for the Regulations Freight Forwarding in Nigeria(CRFFN) and Chief Henry Njoku was not received with any iota of rude shock, ...

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Appeal Court Affirmed Shippers Council As Port Economic Regulator – Vongtau

Mr. Samuel Vongtau is the Director, Legal Services of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council(NSC),and in this interview with MMS Plus, he explains the misinterpretations arising from the judgment of the Court of Appeal, positing that the Judge did not rule that ...

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WHAT THE MARITIME LAWYERS SAY ABOUT THE JUDGMENT

WHAT THE MARITIME LAWYERS SAY ABOUT THE JUDGMENT

 Barr. Emmanuel Nwagbara is a maritime lawyer The court held that NSC didn’t have the right in law to issue the notice which it did. The notice was published in 2014. The court did not pronounce on the NSC gazette ...

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Court Voiding Shipping Line Charges Is A Triumph For Shippers – Akabuogu

International Shipping Week: Nigeria Takes Security Discourse, Ease Of Doing Business To London

 Emeka Akabogu is one of the defense counsels of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council(NSC) in the case between the shipping companies and NSC. In this brief chat with MMS Plus, he explains triumph of the shippers and the council. On SLAC ...

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NSC vs Shipping companies Appeal Court Judgement

Shipping companies Appeal Court Judgement

  “ The Confusion We Put Ourselves In”—-Chidi Ilogu Barr. Chidi Ilogu, SAN is a maritime lawyer, and one of the attorneys working for the terminal operators and the multinational shipping firms in Nigeria challenging the economic regulatory powers of ...

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NIMASA DG’s Contributions to Development of Maritime , Nigeria’s Economy

NIMASA expresses concerns about carbon emissions from ships

 Despite that Dr Dakuku Peterside  became  the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) just over a year ago,  he  has  nevertheless enunciated measures that have repositioned the organisation and made it to have a more ...

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