Category: Opinion

What should the Federal Government do to earn more Customs revenue in the last quarter of the year?

Government is to reverse some of the stringent measures like the foreign exchange rate because it is really affecting and biting hard on every Nigerian. The exchange...

What do you think can be done to transform the transport and logistics sector?

A lot needs to be done in the sector, like in the area of the ports. The congestion on the road to the port should be addressed and the bottlenecks removed. At a point...

agric produce export

How can Nigeria earn more money from export?

Due to the economic recession and low revenue from importation, the government has decided to diversify into the non-oil sector as a way to boost the economy. Oluwatoyin...

What do you think can be done to transform the transport and logistics sector?

A lot needs to be done in the sector, like in the area of theports. The congestion on the road to the port should be addressed and the bottlenecks removed. At a point...

What should be done to curb the influx of substandard products into the country?

Nigeria has groaned under the burden of influx of fake and substandard products into the country resulting to human and material losses. The drugs category is one of the...

Do you think Customs CG, Hameed Ali has done enough so far to restructure the Service?

As far as I am concerned, I have not seen any impact so far. Everything is still as going as usual. I read in the newspaper recently about the flying of containers from...

What is your opinion on the Federal  Government’s plan to audit NIMASA and NPA?

If it’s in line with government policies, there is no harm in doing that because we all know that there have been leakages in the past. So, if it’s for the...

Niger-Delta militant

Do you think the Federal government should dialogue with the Niger Delta Avengers to stop the bombing of pipelines in the country?

By OluwatoyinAmao   I think the government should. It’s their land, they exploit them and they should be given incentives or compensation, the Niger Delta people...

What do you think of the 43% hike in Customs duty?

Without mincing any word, it will definitely increase the cost of clearing goods from the port because at the beginning it was on N160 or N180 to the US dollar and now...

Do you think the floating of the naira by Central Bank of Nigeria will enhance the value of the naira and stabilize the economy?

OluwatoyinAmao samples the views of Nigerians on the impact of devaluation of the Naira on the economy.   It would allow qualified banks to have sufficient...

Will the renaming of Lilypond Customs Command to Tin Can 2 Command improve its fortunes?

  Lilypond still remains a command on its own with its controller and other senior officers in place working but the name has now changed from Lilypond Container...

Do you think the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP) initiatives will improve cargo clearance at the port?

When the Standard Operating Procedure is implemented, it is going to be like a single window as such where the roles played by various agencies of government and port...