Part of the move towards local influence in the Nigerian and West African shipping market was the creation of theNigerian National Shipping Line (NNSL), which was set up in 1959 […]
What do you think can be done to curb the increase of pirate attacks and pipeline vandalism in the country?
Piracy off the coast of Nigeria and Pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta region are increasing at an alarming rate. A peace deal was signed in 2009 between the Nigerian […]
The Ease of doing business index ranks countries against each other based on how the regulatory environment is conducive to business operations and stronger protections of property rights. Economies with […]
Are you aware that frozen poultry products are contraband goods and what do you think can be done to curb the importation of the product into the country?
The ban on importation of frozen poultry, especially turkey and chicken into Nigeria began in 2003, but had not been effective as the products still saturate various markets across the […]
Market survey has shown that Nigerians still have appetite and patronise foreign products despite the fall of the naira. Lydia Ojarikre went to town to ask ordinary Nigerians how the […]
Have you been following the trials of some former top officials of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)?
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is the nation’s apex maritime regulatory and promotional agency. However, the agency has been in the news lately for alleged fraudulent cases […]
Do you support plans by the Federal Government to scrap the Nigerian Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta State?
On Tuesday January 19, 2016, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi told lawmakers in Abuja that the Federal Government had cancelled the Nigerian Maritime University project, which was initiated by […]
Amaechi is a very nice, humble and honest man. He is the man that people need in the transportation sector. I believe he is the best person for the role […]
In this edition of Layman Page, Lydia Ojarikre went to town to ask average Nigerians what they think about working in the shipping sector. You will certainly find their responses […]
As I have heard and read, NIMASA is the top promotional and regulatory maritime agency. They were merged together with two former parastatals of the federal ministry of transport that […]
Shipping has to do with water transportation. Several goods such as cars, clothing, foodstuffs, fruits, drinks, equipment and so on are exported and imported into the country. I know that […]