Category: Opinion

Will you risk travelling through the Mediterranean Sea to Europe?

I will never give it a try, never in my life. I have heard and read of so much that has been happening to people that went through this and is a sad and devastating...

Buhari can proclaim self as petroleum minister- Court rules

Do you like it that President Buhari did not change his Ministers all through his first term?

 Compiled by Oluwatoyin Amao I like the fact that the President did not change them because the Ministers are doing their jobs and if you can remember, it took a while...

Will the award of maritime security contract to an Israeli firm by NIMASA end criminal acts on Nigerian waters? 

There are two issues here: the award of contract to secure Nigerian waters to an Israeli firm, and whether that decision will bring to an end the criminal acts on...

Should the use of Made-In-Nigeria cars be made compulsory for government officials?

Should the use of Made-In-Nigeria cars be made compulsory for government officials?

  The government in the past four years have been campaigning for everyone to patronize made in Nigeria products to grow the country, yet as leaders we don’t...

What should the government do to make eastern ports more viable?

I think the government should be able to liberalise the ports, make it more effective for more ships to come. When you talk about challenge of insecurity, it is the...

Inflation Market Lagos

Should government increase value added tax to pay N30, 000 minimum wage?

My response to this question puts my thoughts into a dilemma. With every sense of consideration and fairness to all party, if the government should increase VAT as...

CRFFN

Should the Council for Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) be scrapped since it has failed to sanitize the industry after over 10 years?

Scrapping it is illegal and abuse of the principle of rule of law. Don’t forget that the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) is a...

Nigeria loses $325m annually to textile smuggling

Do you support CBN ban on forex sale to textile importers?

This is like putting the cart before the horse. For the Federal government to say they are banning issuance of foreign exchange to textile companies is certainly not the...

maritime-sector

How can women play more active roles in the maritime sector?

In the past, women have always shied away from some value chain in the economic sector that they feel are reserved for men but the situation is different today. I...

Should women work night shifts in factories and other industrial areas?

Should women work night shifts in factories and other industrial areas?

Night shifts generally refer to working hours between 7:00pm to 6:00am. I don’t support night shifts for women for obvious reasons. Women are the central nervous...

Bonded terminal operators condemn examination of export container at ports

Are bonded terminals still relevant in Lagos since most of them have been idle for years?

The reduction in active operations at the bonded terminal is as a result of the current drop in economic activities although we recorded increased activities in the...

UK to Nigerian politicians: Incite election violence, get visa ban

Has Nigeria’s electoral process improved since independence?

The electoral process in Nigeria has actually improved a little over the years. Firstly, technology has been introduced into our electoral process and before one can...