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The scam of the affluent

Import duty waivers, exemptions and concessions are used by governments in various parts of the world to protect local businesses and jobs but they have typically been serially abused here […]

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Delays in cargo clearing

The Cargo Defence Fund (CDF) of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) did well last week to organise the second in the series of its roundtables on critical issues affecting shippers. […]

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MINT and the shipping sector

MINT is a neologism referring to the economies of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey. The term was originally coined by Fidelity, a Boston-based asset management firm and was popularized by […]

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Stuck in ice

I started writing this piece at a most unusual place; the licensing of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) at Ikeja, Lagos. No I did go there to interview the […]

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My Man of the Year

The Federal Government’s port reform of 2006, laudable as it was, did not come without its own share of pains. Workers of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) who lost their […]

America Wonder!
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America Wonder!

Wonders, they say, shall never end. The story of the vessel known as C-Retriever is an amazing one. For the benefit of those who might not have followed the story, […]

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America Wonder!

Wonders, they say, shall never end. The story of the vessel known as C-Retriever is an amazing one. For the benefit of those who might not have followed the story, […]