Category: Editorial

Nigeria and Niger Republic’s cargoes

Nigeria is eagerly expecting landlocked Niger Republic to resume importing and exporting the cargoes through Nigerian ports again after several years hiatus. Acting...

NPA and exemplary CSR

The road traffic situation makes Apapa not the most friendly environment in Lagos, even by the chaotic standards of road transportation in the state. Matters are...

On the ANLCA Western Zone Chapters Elections

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Western Zone Chapters Elections continue to be still as intriguing as can be given the barrage of...

The need to minimise physical examination of cagoes

A number of port operators have attributed the significant rise in Federal Government revenue from the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), particularly the Apapa Area One...

Lessons for Nigeria from the defeat at IMO Council’s election

Penultimate Friday Nigeria for the first time in about three decades, failed to be elected into the Council of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Operators...

Re: Opinions on MAN, Oron continued existence

For sometime now, the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) has come under severe criticisms over its performance rating over the years. MAN located in Oron, Akwa Ibom...

Customs Management and calls for the merger of Apapa and Lilypond Area Customs Commands

Calls for the merger of these two Lagos-based commands, Apapa and Lilypond area commands of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), is a major issue thrown up by importers...

Lagos ports roads: Jinxed by abuse?

Last Thursday, the Nigerian media was awash with the outcome of the previous day’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House,...

What exactly is the issue about disbursement of CVFF?

The issue of the disbursement of the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has again assumed the front...

Feasibility of Customs new cargoes exit procedures at LPC

Over the years government through the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and several other means had made conscious efforts to ensue that cargoes exit the nation’ s port at...

Between the FG, the LASG and Wharf Landing Fees

Penultimate week the issue of the collection of Wharf Landing Fees by the Lagos State Government (LASG) was again brought to the front burner as the Federal Government...

NSC and its mandate to protect shippers’ interest

Established in 1978 by decree 13 NSC Act Cap. N133 LFN, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) was vested with the responsibility of protecting the interest of the...