July 1, 2015


Customs to collect N10bn duty on seized Kano textiles

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it is set to collect a N10 billion from importers of textile materials uncovered in 75 warehouses in Kano. The recovery of the amount, according to a press statement signed by Customs spokesman Wale Adeniyi ...

Court orders sale of seized vessel, MV Regina

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos has ordered the Admiralty Marshall to commission the valuation and sale of a vessel MV Regina, which is lying at Lagos Port under the lawful custody of the court, pursuant to an order of the court. The ...

Cosco falsified earnings from 2008-13, China audit finds

China’s shipping conglomerate Cosco Group has ended up on the list of companies found to have falsified revenue and profits, according to the country’s National Audit Office. Cosco, together with 13 other state-run companies, ...



Apapa gridlock, the product of two evils

  • June 29, 2015

Stakeholders in Nigeria’s maritime sector have blamed the unending traffic gridlock in Apapa, location of the nation’s busiest ports on the twin ...


The Jonathan we didn’t know

  • April 13, 2015

Alexandra Gillies, a specialist on natural resource governance and transparency, aptly captured the mood of her Nigerians in her recent post. ...


4 Days to go

  • May 25, 2015

Let me begin this edition of my column by hailing my fellow editor FemiAdesina of the Daily Sun for his new appointment as an aide to incoming ...


CRFFN will deregister ANLCA- Aniebonam

  • June 8, 2015

With the disagreement over the collection of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) practitioners’ fees ...


Government should return the ban on the importation of textile products

  • June 29, 2015

The Federal Government last week lifted the ban on the importation of textile materials into the country in a move that exposes our textile ...