Have Customs and other government agencies been implementing the Executive Order on Ease of Doing Business at the port?

No they have not been implementing the Executive Order. Customs have been delaying the clearance of…

How can government reflate the economy using the maritime sector?

Maritime is a service industry and the demand for maritime transport being a derived demand; it’s…

What’s your view on the increase in benchmark exchange rate for import duty payment?

The decision is uncalled for. It buttressed the insensitivity of the ruling class to the plight…

Do you support moves by the Standards Organization of Nigeria to return to the port?

I am in support of it because most government agencies not officially assigned to be at…

What is your take on the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as DG of NIMASA?

I am in total support of the appointment of Jamoh as DG of NIMASA. I believe…

Do you think the ban on okada has affected cargo clearance at the port?

It has not because every freight forwarder does not go into the port by okada. We…

Do you think Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) will curb criminal activities in the port?

I do not think that CTN will curb criminal activities in the port. We have tried…

Should Customs revert to manual auction of seized vehicles?

Reverting to the old manual method of auctioning seized vehicles is like going back to Egypt,…

Should the border closure policy be sustained?

It should be sustained because it has really helped checkmate the influx of arms into the…

Do you support the cancellation of so-called Secured Anchorage Area by NPA?

  The Nigerian Navy, NIMASA and Marine Police have the statutory responsibility of ensuring safe and…

Comments on Ships & Ports Maritime Cup Competition 

It is a nice competitive game and it is quiet enjoyable to watch. The organisers of…

Do you support the imposition of 25% penalty on detained vehicles by Customs?

This is not a levy but penalty on detained vehicles by Customs, which ought to have…

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