The most crucial need for the maritime industry today is effective policy intervention to bring life back to the industry. Import policy, fiscal policy and foreign exchange policy all need […]
Issues in the news
I was browsing when I came across the competition on Ships & Ports website, and it indicates it closes last week Friday and I got to know about it last […]
Firstly, we must make sure that our ports in Nigeria are very competitive. This is because if there are policies that hinder the free flow of goods and services within […]
Should the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) commence collection of Practitioner Operating Fee (POF) without having a governing council in place? I think what is […]
Considering the various controversies and allegations dogging the path of Rotimi Amaechi, should he resign as Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation? Well unfortunately in this part of the world, we don’t […]
How would Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States of America impact on globalization and trade?
Globalization is accepted by developed and developing nations and it is all about breaking barriers to moving distance through business under common understanding and removing string barriers that brings about […]
One year into the appointment of Rotimi Amaechi as Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, has the maritime industry made appreciable progress? Yes the industry has made significant progress, most especially on […]
It has really affected everyone’s business because there is no road to get to Apapa anymore. Many companies operating at Apapa does not function. They have all relocated to other […]
To stop Custom officers from doing the work of clearing agents is to engage them and the way to engage them is by training and retraining of Nigerian Customs because […]
What is your view on the recommendation of the merger of Nigeria Customs Service and Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) by the National Tax Policy Review Committee?
It depends on what the administrative structure is for implementing it because to the extent that the recommendation proposes to merge their function and that they have the same mandate […]
There is a lot of politics in the Calabar Channel dredging; it depends on who they awarded the contract to and who actually monitored the dredging whether they did it […]
It is easier to say something and not keep to it at the end of the day. Customs and other agencies might say they are ready to operate 24 hours, […]