If I’m to comment on Akpobolokemi’s tenure, I think he did well as the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). That is my own summary […]
Government should liberalize trade because most of the items said to be on the prohibition list still find their way into the country. I think it is better now that […]
Do you think the creation of another taskforce by the Lagos State Government will solve the traffic problem in Apapa?
Task force will not solve the problem we have on the access roads. Taskforce will only work for three weeks after which they will start collecting bribes from trucks and […]
Do you support the Federal Government’s directive banning the use of camouflage uniform by paramilitary agencies including Customs operatives?
The ban is unreasonable. If they say the camouflage is being abused, don’t they have a way of checkmating officers for abuses? Will they throw away the water and the baby […]
As it is done in developed countries, the government should build a special lane for heavy duty tankers to ply. I say this because most Nigerian roads are not built […]
No. The government’s position is simple. Every other thing they are doing now is ‘four leprous fingers’ which cannot carry anything. If the government has said that until the council […]
To the best of my knowledge the organizers have tried and they can still do more. The competition has become a ritual that has cultivated friendly relationships between the operators […]
I am in support of review in as much as our local manufacturers cannot produce the rice that will satisfy our local consumption. So there is need for us to […]
The reason for the scarcity is obvious. We are not refining our crude here in Nigeria. The incoming government should look into the subsidy regime, you know we have refining […]
The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) has a lot to do if the will is there. Unfortunately, it appears the will to really assist the agents is not there. All they […]
What are your expectations of the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, for the maritime industry?
In the face of dwindling oil revenue, the government of General Muhammadu Buhari should open up the economy by first having a maritime policy. The maritime policy must consider aspect […]
What do you think of the federal government’s approval of the implementation of ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET)?
The Common External Tariff unifies all tariff structures within the ECOWAS sub-region, which means they will now fall within the same rates in the region. But I don’t think Nigeria […]