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The folly of import prohibition
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The folly of import prohibition

Countries ban importation of certain items mostly to protect their local industries but in Nigeria, the resultant effect is more often than not, the opposite of that intended by government. […]

Using God to cover-up non-performance
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Using God to cover-up non-performance

It was Mrs. Margaret Onyema-Orakwusi, Chairman of the Nigeria Maritime Expo (NIMAREX) Planning Committee that invited me to the formal launch of the autobiography of erudite scholar, foremost constitutional lawyer […]

Obasanjo, a maritime hero
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Obasanjo, a maritime hero

“History will forgive us for taking wrong decisions but will never forgive us for not taking decisions at all.” – Author unknown Notwithstanding the various criticisms that trailed his administration, I […]

Adieu Captain Omotayo
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Adieu Captain Omotayo

“The captain goes down with the ship” is the maritime concept and tradition that a sea captain holds ultimate responsibility for both his ship and his passengers and will die […]

The Lilypond mischief-makers
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The Lilypond mischief-makers

Some of the clearing agents operating at Lilypond container depot, Ijora, are either suffering from crass ignorance or engaging in palpable mischief by claiming that APM Terminals Apapa is deliberately […]

KILLED BY A PADDLE 6
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KILLED BY A PADDLE 6

Continued from last week The management of the company was changed as often as Transport Ministry officials liked. Every NNSL Managing Director who was seen as uncooperative by the Ministry […]