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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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Dakuku Charges Blue Economy Group To Attract Investments, Boost Employment

Dakuku Charges Blue Economy Group To Attract Investments, Boost Employment

By Kenneth Jukpor Dakuku Peterside, DG, NIMASA The immediate-past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has charged the newly inagurated Blue Economy Coordinating Group to explore strategies to attract investment, deepen wealth …

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ECONOMY: Nigeria Records N3.94 Trn Trade Deficit, Redeems USD642.43 Mn Foreign Debt in Q1 2021…

ECONOMY: EIU Expects FG to Raise VAT to 15%, Sees Limited Impact of PIB on Government Revenue …

CWR, Cowry Weekly Financial Market Review Outlook Friday, June 11, 2021

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NIWA Engages ACTL To Move Cargoes From Lagos Ports To Onitsha

NIWA To Establish Boat Operators Training School In Lagos

National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is set to engage the services of Akewa Colmar Terminal Limited (ACTL) to move containers from Lagos Ports to Onitsha River Port via Burutu Port in Delta State. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs of NIWA, …

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International Flights: Travellers To Arrive Three Hours Before Take-Off – PTF

How To Optimize Airport Experience In Nigeria

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has asked aviation authorities and airline operators to begin the process for the restart of international flights. With the reopening of domestic airports for local flights in July after about four months of closure …

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Naira trades at N381/$

Banks’ CEOs Summon Emergency Meeting Over BDCs’ Forex Ban

The naira resumed trading on the official market at 381 to the dollar after no quotes for two straight sessions, as the central bank unified the country’s multiple exchange rates, Reuters reported on Wednesday. It noted that the central bank …

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43% of world’s poor people live in Nigeria, two others – World Bank

43% of world’s poor people live in Nigeria, two others – World Bank

Global economic growth could rebound next year but the number of people living in extreme poverty is expected to remain unchanged after a huge surge this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the World Bank warned Tuesday. The bank said …

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Enugu Deputy Governor Leads Delegation To Promise Anaroke’s Grand Burial

As Shippers’ Council directors, veteran journalists, ANLCA President pay homage By Kenneth Jukpor   The Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo led a rich delegation of commissioners and some members of the State House of Assembly to the …

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Nations must enforce IMO 2020 sulphur regulations

Why Nigeria Needs Strategic Reforms In IMO Governance Structure

Member nations of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have be urged to fully implement the new global marine fuel sulphur cap rule for vessels. As of January 1, 2020, the maximum sulphur content of fuel consumed at sea will be …

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Over 100 Women To Benefit In MMS WILCEP Training

No fewer than one hundred Nigerian women are set to receive free empowerment, skill acquisition and career mentoring, as MMS Plus Woman Of Fortune Hall Of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative holdS its 3rd WILCEP Africa mentorship programme, this week. The event …

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Ibadan Airport Regains Lost Glory, Records 13,305 Passengers In Q1 Of 2019

Minister Commissions Upgraded Ibadan Airport

Ibadan Airport manager, Mr Victor Akinyelure has said that the airport recorded 13, 305 passengers traffic in the first quarter of 2019. Akinyelure, made this known while speaking with newsmen adding that,  571 aircraft movement was also recorded during the …

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Shippers’ Council Bags 2019 World Bank Ease of Doing Business Award

Nigeria To Protest “War –Risk” Tag At Global Shippers' Forum

In recognition of the immense contribution and support of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council towards driving PEBEC’s overall reform initiatives in 2018, the NSC was adjudged winner of the “World Bank 2019 Doing Business Ranking Award”  category,  while the NSC’s Reform …

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Efficient Dispute Resolution Critical To Growth Of Maritime Sector – Dakuku

Nigeria to begin online ship registration

* As NIMASA Organizes Admiralty Law Seminar for Judges The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged the Nigerian judicial system to ensure efficiency and timely dispensation of justice in maritime …

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Container-Laden Truck Kills Woman In Ibadan

Container-Laden Truck Kills Woman In Ibadan

A truck laden with a 40ft container lost control at Molete, Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday, killed an unidentified woman and injured others. An eye-witness narrated that the tragedy occurred at about 8am under the Molete flyover after the brake …

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IAPH Conference: NPA Urged To Learn Lessons From Neighbouring Ports

Dakuku, Bala Usman to grace security officers’ conference

One week after the inaugural African Regional Conference of the International Association of  Ports and Harbours (IAPH), stakeholders are admonishing Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to learn from the developments and strategies deployed by other African ports. Operators lament that despite …

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Shippers’ Council Kicks Against Empty Container Charges By Shipping Lines

Shippers’ Council Seals PS Maritime, Reopens Cosco Shipping

By Kenneth Jukpor Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has kicked against the proposed introduction of empty container positioning fees by some shipping lines in the country. The Council made this position known in a recent press release signed by the management. …

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BEARS: Strike Palava

BEARS: Reckless Police Officer

Aggrieved casual staff at Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Thursday grounded operational activities of Nigeria’s largest oil export terminal in Delta state over disparities in their remuneration . The workers who are allegedly termed casual staff of the company …

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FAAN Seeks Policy To Reduce Leftover Materials At Airports

FAAN seeks suspension of statutory revenue contribution

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has canvassed a policy to enforce recycling of plastics at airports. The Managing Director, FAAN, Mr. Saleh Dunoma, made the call at a programme to mark the World Environment Day in Lagos, he …

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Railway Revitalization: The Magic Wand of President Buhari’s Administration?

Lagos-Ibadan Rail Construction Begins Next Week

By Oyeniyi Iwakun The revitalization of the entire railway transportation systems in Nigeria via standard gauge construction and narrow gauge seem to be the flagship  project of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration. This project has been the mostly marketed …

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