Category: Reports

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...

vessel-maritime

Creating and enforcing right policies for maritime growth

The need for making and enforcing effective policies to drive development of a country’s economy cannot be overemphasized. In this report, SAMSON ECHENIM takes a deep...

Heaps of refuse take over Tin Can Port

Heaps of refuse take over Tin Can Port

Crawling through years of abandonment, the Tin Can Island Port access road has finally become a dumpsite, having deteriorated from a buzzing port road to a truck dumping...

Recession: Apapa Wharf prostitutes device survival measures, as Lagos port city loses night life

Recession: Apapa Wharf prostitutes device survival measures, as Lagos port city loses night life

Apapa, Lagos seaport city and home to West Africa’s biggest seaports, including Nigeria’s premier seaport, the Lagos Port Complex, Apapa and Tin Can Island Port is...

manufacturing

Harsh operating environment for manufacturers continue to raise unending concerns

The recent alarm by the Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Apapa Branch, Babatunde Odunayo on the loss of N500 billion incurred by manufacturers as a...

npa-md-hadiza-usman-tour-delta-port

NPA MD’s tour of Delta Ports: stakeholders, staff, indigenes lament abandonment

  Last Thursday’s visit of Delta Ports by the NPA team led by the managing director,Hadiza Bala Usman has once again highlighted the need for the government to...

cargo-clearing

Cargo clearing has worsened – Stakeholders

When President Buhari came to power, stakeholders were ecstatic that the impediments to cargo clearing which has remained a major setback to the growth of the Nigeria...

akinwunmi-ambode

Why wharf landing fee collection by Lagos govt may remain controversial

Despite alleged arrogance of Chairman of the Lagos State Wharf Landing Fee Committee, Joe Igbokwe,in responseto inquiries concerning the rationale for the continued...

Hadiza Bala Usman - NPA

Why port agencies should collaborate for maximum effect

One of the glaring featuresof operating structures in third world countries is that rather than work together, people see themselves as competitors. At the end, less is...

rail cargo

Massive movement of cargo by rail not yet a reality

There are indications that the call for a more organised intermodal approach to facilitate movement of cargo in and out of the ports in the country may not be realisable...

continers auctioning

A Case for auctioning process; re-arrests of containers by Customs

Before now, most stakeholders especially those that witness the clearing of consignments at ports had quarrelled with the long process of clearing which they believe was...