Category: Commentary

Weighing the accounting implications of IMO 2020

Weighing the accounting implications of IMO 2020

Earlier this year, the Moore Stephens international member firm in Greece published ‘Owners’ Dilemma’, a thought leadership article looking at the...

Fish farmers seek ban on tilapia import

Making a case for tilapia

It is no news Nigeria is majorly an import dependent nation with fish imports featuring prominently. However, in a bid to diversify the economy, the current...

Revisiting NPA’s dodgy dredging contracts

Revisiting NPA’s dodgy dredging contracts

The shallow depth of much of Nigeria’s waterways was last Monday, the focus of a probe by the House of Representatives into alleged malpractices in the Nigeria Ports...

Bukola Lawal

Why barges, wagons must be used for cargo evacuation

By Bukola Lawal Emerging issues in the Nigerian Seaports requiresall-inclusive approach and will-powerto resolve. The evacuation of cargoes recently initiated by the...

pirates robbers

A case for urgent action on the anti-piracy bill

A recent global maritime report on Nigeria has been damning; for the second consecutive quarter, Nigeria clinched the number one spot in the number of recorded pirate...

Chief-Audu-Ogbeh

Ogbeh’s ambitious $10bn yam export plan

Last month, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, reiterated Nigeria’s plan to earn a minimum of $10 billion annually from yam...

Alhaji Ahmed Kuru

AMCON’s N5.4tn debt burden

Recently, the media was agog with news about the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) threatening to publish a list of debtors. According to AMCON’s...