I know that with the lifting of the ban, rice importation will also suffer some set back because we will have a lot of it coming through the borders which […]
Issues in the news
Are you satisfied with the pace of activities at the various Customs commands since the appointment of Ali?
Everything is slow but the Comptroller General (CG) is doing his job. He has come to play his own part to carry out instructions from the President who assigned him […]
The shipping industry particularly in the aspect of Nigerian participation has not taken off well. We had a good start but midway it collapsed. We should be looking at other […]
If the train is working effectively, we won’t be experiencing the type of traffic congestion we are seeing on Apapa road. I don’t think they are doing enough because if […]
It cannot be sustained because as there is no guarantee for security of both the driver and the goods. We carry goods worth more than N20 million and without provision […]
Do you support the implementation of the law restricting movements of articulated trucks to nighttime in Lagos?
I will support the directive if the issue of security and the condition of our roads are looked into. As it is, there is no security which is very key […]
Mater Mariners’ reaction to the death of Captain Abiodun Omoteso, a foremost Master Mariner and former Managing Director of the defunct Nigerian National Shipping Line (NNSL). Omoteso died on Monday 31st […]
How Nigerians reacted to container falling off Ojuelegba bridge on Wednesday in Lagos on social media.
What is your view on the appointment of Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) as Customs Comptroller-General?
I actually believe that the job of a Comptroller General of Customs is technical and before he (the new CG) can get hold of it, it will be about six […]
The resignation of the Comptroller-General Of Customs portend good because he has been there for over six years and he had to leave on his own honour for the greater […]
SON was one of the agencies of government that were domiciled at the port but government saw them as increasing cost of doing business because there were so many organisations […]
Do you support the deployment of Pre-arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) officers to the port by the Nigeria Customs Service?
No. I am sorry to say this but it seems Customs don’t know where they are heading. The first day they introduced PAAR to us, the Comptroller General promise us […]