Category: Issues in the news

Is NIMASA doing enough to address insecurity on Nigeria’s waters?

Talking about the issue of security, for Nigeria, it is always armed robbery and piracy. It is not a one day result thing. In any case, it is not peculiar to Nigeria and...

Lagos ports

Are women playing enough roles in Nigeria’s shipping sector?

No they are not. Shipping has historically been a male-dominated industry and that way of doing things in the industry has a long and deep tradition. Many countries...

Customs-checkpoint_

Should Customs continue to intercept goods on the highway?

I will say yes when one considers the number of containers being released daily from the ports. Physical examination is not enough to check all the products in the...

pirates

How can pirate attacks on Nigerian waters be curbed?

I am aware there was a plan to implement the anti-piracy bill but not much has been said about it till now.This is something the Federal government needs to look into...

Why tank farms remain unmovable from Apapa

Should government shut tank farms in Apapa to ease the gridlock?

The relocation of tank farms from the Apapa port road remains the permanent solution to the persistent gridlock in the area. The tank farms are not meant to be on the...

Has Operation Restore Sanity worked well?

They are doing their best. However, since the operation began last Friday, I have been in this traffic. We were told to move to Lilypond; I only got out of there this...

Court suspends sitting over Apapa gridlock 

Resurgence of Apapa gridlock: What is the way forward?

The way forward may be injurious to other people but we have to look at it holistically. Since the inception of tank farmsin Apapa, the gridlock has worsened.The...

Customs Intercept 200,000 live ammunitions in Niger

How can the Federal Government curb importation of illegal arms into the country?

The government should make sure that the importers of these illegal arms should be unmasked and brought to justice. This is the only way to give citizens a sense of...

dg-son-osita-aboloma

Is it right for SON to return to the ports? 

Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON)has no business at the ports.Returning to the ports might not help the system because if SON is intercepting goods, it will cause...

seaf

Are you happy with the condition of Nigerian seafarers? 

I am, I know the seafarers are going to be happy because there is light at the end of the tunnel. However we do not all know their plight except they go to their various...

NIMASA dakuku peterside

Is it within NIMASA’s mandate to acquire a floating dock?

It is a big surprise to stakeholders in the maritime industry that NIMASA acquired a floating dock. The money should have been used to support indigenous shipowners as...

lagos-port

Is government policy on ease of doing business at the port working?

It is working but there are still so many challenges. The infrastructures are not in place. You talk of ease of doing business and you cannot even get access to the...

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!