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MARITIME PLATFORM RADIO – a popular 30 minutes weekly audience-participatory radio program where major news and topical maritime matters are extensively discussed by maritime professionals. The program is a live phone-in Programme which gives listeners the opportunity of immediate feedback through direct participation by way of comments, questions and contributions via phone calls, SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter …

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Play In global Market, SIFAX Boss Challenges African Businesses

Mr. Adekunle Oyinloye, Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group, has urged businesses on the African continent to dream big by taking advantage of emerging opportunities on the global stage. He said doing this would transform them to global business brands with attendant bigger rewards for their stakeholders. Speaking at the maiden edition of the Africa@Scale 2019 …

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NAGAFF Writes President, NASS, SGF, Others, Disputes MAN’s Claims On Port Activities

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has written a strong-worded letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, the National Assembly, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and others, disputing the presentation made to the president by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) over the current situation of things in the ports. According …

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Apapa Customs Rakes 203bn In 6 Months As Command’s Exports Hit 14.2bn

The Apapa command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has collected a total of two hundred and three billion, two hundred and sixty-four million, fifty-four thousand, six hundred and eighty- two naira, sixty-nine kobo (N203,264,054,682.69) in the first half of 2019, even as goods worth over 14.2 billion naira were exported from the command within …

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Aisha Buhari Leads Others To Encourage Female Participation In Maritime

• As NIMASA, Maritime Stakeholders Host World Seafarers’ Day • More Females Needed in Maritime Business – Dakuku The First Lady, Her Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, will be leading other dignitaries and stakeholders in the maritime community to campaign and encourage more female participation in seafaring and maritime trade as the country joins the rest …

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What Sylvanus Obasi Told Maritime Students At 4th Annual Conference

A WELCOME ADDRESS PRESENTED BY MR SYLVANUS OBASI, CEO PLATFORMS COMMUNICATIONS AT THE 4TH EDITION OF ‘A DAY WITH NIGERIA MARITIME STUDENTS’ HELD ON MONDAY, MAY 27, 2019 AT ACE-OLIVIA HALL, LAGOS CITY MALL, ONIKAN LAGOS. PROTOCOL It is with happiness and gladness that I welcome you once again to this epoch-making occasion, being the …

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WARTU, NARTO To Introduce Truck Loading Form

West Africa Road Transport Union (WARTU) and National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) have concluded plans to introduce Truck Loading Form (TLF) which will be used as means of payment on trucks loading from Nigeria. With this, truck which is not from Nigeria will be compelled to pay Royalty to the country. The Chairman, …

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NPA Approves 10% Discount On Habour Dues For Vessels Calling At Eastern Ports

As part of efforts to increase patronage at the Eastern Ports, the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has approved a ten Percent (10%) discount on harbour dues in all concession terminals at the Eastern Ports. According to a press statement sent to Platform Reporters and signed by the Authority’s image-maker, Engr Adams Jato, the …

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‘Be The Best In Your Chosen Career’, Dakuku Urges Maritime Students

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has challenged the Nigerian maritime students to give in their best and be the best in their chosen profession as nothing is static in life. Peterside who gave this charge while speaking on the topic, “Maximizing Nigerian Blue Economy for …

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What Stakeholders Resolved At ‘A Day With Nigeria Maritime Students 2019’

COMMUNIQUE OF THE FOURTH EDITION OF A DAY WITH NIGERIA MARITIME STUDENTS WHICH HELD AT THE ACE-OLIVIA HALL, LAGOS CITY MALL, ONIKAN, LAGOS ISLAND, LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA, ON MONDAY, MAY 27, 2019. PREAMBLE A DAY WITH NIGERIA MARITIME STUDENTS 2019, the fourth edition in the annual series had as its theme: Beyond Sea-Time. Organised by …

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