Category: Editorial

Buhari can proclaim self as petroleum minister- Court rules

Maritime Development: The missing piece in President Buhari’s policy document

In campaigning for the 2019 Polls, President Muhammadu Buhari, recently launched his policy document dubbed Next Level. Based on specified priority areas, the document...

Customs officers

It’s time to review salaries of Customs officers

On November 23, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) announced that its officials had intercepted and impounded forty containers of tramadol and other dangerous drugs...

Olorunnimbe-Mamora

Ensuring safety on our waterways

Newly appointed Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, recently had a near death experience along the Lagos...

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...

Maikanti-Baru-NNPC

Oil boom, the greedy few and crushing burden of subsidy

For the first time in two years, oil prices have risen steadily from $30 per barrel to a little over $80 per barrel. In addition, crude oil production is proceeding...

Human development

The place of human capital in Nigeria’s quest for development

Human development has been identified as Nigeria’s biggest deficiency and a root cause of the country’s underdevelopment and poverty. A Human Development Index...

pirates robbers

Making a kill out of sea piracy in Nigeria

For the second consecutive quarter this year, Nigeria has occupied the number one spot in the world as regards the number of pirate attacks on commercial vessels plying...

Buhari mourns victims of Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

Lessons from India’s economic reforms

Nigeria, other than being the most populous black nation, has attained the number one status in many undesirable areas. Recently, a report released by the Bill and...

lagos rail line

Need for rail link at Lekki port

The Lekki deep seaport has been hailed as a strategic addition to the nation’s network of ports; needless to add that many of them have remained underutilised. Studies...

Container-Shipping

Nigeria missing in the global maritime space

Container shipping, which is the use of containers to load, transport, and unload goods, has become an integral part of the shipping business worldwide. It is perhaps...

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...