Category: Periscope

Pastor Enoch Adeboye

Agony of the common man

By Bolaji Akinola Are all men created equal? Perhaps, but all men are not equal. When the job of Pastor Adeboye and a handful of other big men of God was on the line,...

nigerian ports

Egg eaters don’t know how tough it is to lay one

By Bolaji Akinola Last year was bad for the operations of shipping lines and port operators but this year has been worse. Whilst the slowdown in the shipping business,...

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Unsung heroes of Nigerian ports

  By Bolaji Akinola Present leaders of the labour unions in the maritime industry have not been accorded sufficient credit for the patriotic roles they played and...

prophet-tb-joshua

The monkey and the false prophet 

By Bolaji Akinola Few days to the U.S. Presidential election, a Chinese monkey predicted that Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump would win but back home,...

rotimi-amaechi

Bribery allegation: In defence of Amaechi, morality, common sense 

[box]By Nkechi Odoma [/box] Blackmail is another weapon Nigerians deploy to flaunt their innocence whenever they are at the threshold of being nailed on any issue....

obasanjo-olusegun

Killing the goose that lays the golden egg

[box]By Bolaji Akinola[/box]   Sometimes I wonder why successive governments treat the maritime industry with disdain. With the exception of the administration of...

Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu

Help me beg Magun

[box]By Bolaji Akinola[/box] Pepe: Turaya, good afternoon. Long time. You no even ask for your sister. Na so life be?   Turaya: You are not my sister. You were my...

World Maritime Day

World Maritime Day 2016 and the imperative of harnessing Nigeria’s maritime potentials

By Bolaji Akinola Every year, the last week of September is set aside to mark the World Maritime Day. The World Maritime Day is recognized by the United Nations as a day...

Hadiza

Making Nigeria regional hub: Task before NPA

By AbdulkadirNuhu Over the years, there has been the agitation for which country is best suitable for the onerous responsibility of serving as the maritime hub station...

Buhari’s emergency economic bill: We’ve been here before

By Bolaji Akinola   It emerged sometimes last week that President Muhammadu Buhari will be presenting an emergency economic stabilisation bill to the National...

Lekki Sea Port

Deep seaports everywhere, but which of them will be viable? 

By Bolaji Akinola   It appears some state governors are trying to outdo each other in the establishment of so-called deep seaports in their domains. Lagos State is...

NLNG’s evil treatment of Nigerian seafarers 

By Bolaji Akinola   Elsewhere, seafarers are highly respected; enjoy good remuneration and good living standards. But not in Nigeria. Many of our seafarers are...

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