Category: Reports

Rotimi Amaechi

CRFFN a moribund organization?

Like most unregulated professions in Nigeria, the business of clearing and forwarding is highly regarded as unstructured with free entry and free exit. What it takes to...

Dr. Boniface Aniebonam

Challenges on the path to making cargo handling and terminal operations efficient and competitive – the freight forwarder’s perspective

By Dr. Boniface Aniebonam   Ports are no longer seen as mere gateways or doorways to nation state economies.  Globalization has launched ports into the mainstream...

Africa's ports revolution: Railway ports of the east

Africa’s ports revolution: Railway ports of the east

The population of Africa is presently 1.2 billion and growing at a rate of 2.5% a year, more than twice that of any other continent. In two years’ time, it will...

modular refinery

Modular refineries as a bailout strategy

Amidst rising tension in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, the recent announcement by the Acting President, YemiOsinbajo. that government is planning to set up modular...

Nigerian airlines

Frequent collapse of Nigerian airlines

The recent takeover of Nigeria’s largest carrier, Arik Air, by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) aimed at preventing the airline from total...

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Toxic fuel import: The danger, the crisis, the cost

Recent move by Nigeria and four other ECOWAS nations to stop importing toxic fuels from Europe has raised hope among citizens of these nations of efforts to arrest the...

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Diesel, kerosene scarcity cripple businesses, households

  Businesses and households are reeling under the weight of scarcity of diesel (AGO) and Kerosene (DPK) forcing businesses to either close down or look for...

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Nigeria as victim of oil boom and burst

Analysts believe that Nigeria is currently paying the price for the failure of the leadership elite to diversify the economy and expand the country’s revenue...

Emefiele

How CBN forex restriction on 41 items destroyed manufacturing, port operation

In a bid to curtail rampant weakening of the naira against the dollar, the Central Bank of Nigeria have had to swim in inconsistent foreign exchange policies in the last...

Trade facilitation: Implications of not ratifying WTO Agreement by Nigeria

  The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is increasingly focusing on ways to ease trade among member countries. With only four countries left to ratify the...

Perspectives on deep seaport investments

Perspectives on deep seaport investments

Recently, there have been concerns about low government stake in the 60:20:20 equity ratio for ownership of the deep seaports, where the private sector funds the project...

National Automotive Policy

Nigeria Auto Policy: A timeline of inconsistency

For most countries seeking industrialisation, the automotive industry has always come not only handy, but also helpful to reach industrialisation goals. From the...