Ships & Ports

Nigerian National Shipping Lines Limited – The Beginning And The End

The establishment of the Nigerian National Shipping Lines Ltd was borne out of government deliberate policy not only to participate in the invisible earning sector of...

The truth in Customs’ sermon on zero tolerance for corruption

When Alhaji Dikko Inde Abdullahi was appointed the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), promoting zero tolerance for corruption was listed as part...

Between the Presidential Committee on Port Reforms and Customs agents, who is lying?

For a couple of weeks now, the issue of the purported return of evicted agencies from the nation’s ports has occupied the front burner, drawing the ire of notable...

UMAR AND SULEIMAN: Who copied who?

All through last week, from Monday to Friday, the Port Management Association of West and Central Africa (PMAWCA) held its 35thAnnual Council Meeting and 11th...

We Were Happy, But We Are so Sad Now

The Igbo saying mgbe onye tetalu ula bu ututu ya, simply translated, states: “Whenever one wakes from sleep is that person’s morning.” On a deeper level, the...

Range Rover Sport evokes a little bit more lust for 2014

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How NIMASA could do real good with the current re-jigging of NSDP

Obviously disenchanted by the lukewarm attitude by most state governments and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration, the Nigerian Maritime Administration...

No Story (2)

“Did I state earlier that my arrest and interrogation by the SSS Adamawa State Command was in 2011? If I did, it was a slip of the tongue. It was in November 2001. I...

Now that the trucks are off the Lagos Ports access roads, what next?

Motorists, especially port users, have been having a nice time plying the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway and other roads leading to the port city of Apapa, Lagos, hosting two...

Of A Garrison Called NIMASA (1)

A seemingly unending circle of bad leadership makes Nigeria a sad country. No entity that does not have inherent problems, but Nigeria’s are compounded by the...

Finding real solutions to trade facilitation

Good governance exists only when there is synergy and symbolic relationship between the government and the governed – the public and private sectors. When there is...

Range Rover Evoque for Victoria Beckham

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