Category: Reports

Lawmakers accuse NIWA of dubious contracts

The senate’s ridiculous bill on import and sale of generators

  The 9th Senate of the national assembly is gradually, but relentlessly cutting the image of an unserious upper legislative chamber – a senate where anything...

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Shipping not immune to a pandemic

  By Peter Sand, BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus a pandemic. There is little...

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The ‘camp boys’ syndrome and Customs officers

  The ‘camp boys’ phenomenon is one of the oddities of the goods clearance process at Nigerian ports that have refused to go away. It is the creation of...

Fighting Coronavirus at Nigerian seaports

Fighting Coronavirus at Nigerian seaports

  The Coronavirus has continued to strike fear into nations as it spreads like wildfire in Asia, Europe and other parts of the world, with the death toll rising by...

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Year 2020 and the battle against piracy on Nigeria’s waters

  Maritime stakeholders and Nigerians who are worried about the state of insecurity of the nation’s maritime domain have a reason to believe that this year 2020...

Customs to commerce electronic cargo tracking in 2019- Ali

Nigeria Customs, Madmen and Specialists

  “Madmen and Specialists” is the title of one of the popular plays of Nigeria’s Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka. It is a pessimistic satire that deals...

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Who pays for IMO 2020?

  The United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) implemented its low-sulfur fuel mandate on January 1, 2020. Full enforcement begins in earnest on...

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Dakuku owes Nigerians apology over N50bn floating dock mess

  At a recent press conference in Lagos, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, took time to...

Amaechi: I never collected pension from Rivers 

Of CVFF and disbursement

  Baring another whimsical change of mind, the Cabotage Vessels Financing Fund (CVFF) will soon be disbursed to qualified Nigerian ship owners in line with the...

Group lauds NPA for addressing Apapa gridlock

The hidden culprits of Apapa gridlock

  To the average Nigerian, the traffic nightmare notoriously known as the ‘Apapa gridlock’ is caused by trucks entering and exiting the Lagos ports to evacuate...

Trading remains restricted at Seme border on third day 

Maximising gains of border closure through import duty reduction

  There is no doubt that Nigeria’s border closure, especially the Benin-Seme border, has dealt a severe blow to the thriving vehicles smuggling business across...

South African Foreign Affairs Minister, Naledi Pandor

Pandor’s audacious Insult on Nigeria

  Amidst the brewing diplomatic row between Nigeria and South Africa sparked by the latest massive burning of business premises and looting of property belonging to...