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Lufthansa dumps NAHCO shares 

COVID-19: German government takes over Lufthansa airline

  The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,...

Failed IMO council bid, piracy, Apapa gridlock, secure anchorage brouhaha and other sour grapes of Nigeria’s maritime sector in 2019

How can government reflate the economy using the maritime sector?

Maritime is a service industry and the demand for maritime transport being a derived demand; it’s fortunes and/or misfortunes are inextricably tied to the level of...

FG reopens Leventis Bridge

Government to shut Apapa bridge for repairs 

  The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Kayode Popoola, on Wednesday said that the Marine Beach Bridge in Apapa, Lagos would be shut for repairs next week....

Coronavirus: India bars 16,076 seafarers from entering country 

UK shipping bodies call for government support of seafarers

  UK seafarers’ unions and shipowners’ body the UK Chamber of Shipping have issued a joint statement calling on the government to protect the interests of a...

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Are you satisfied with Nigerian government’s response to the Coronavirus disease?

The Nigerian government to a very large extent hasn’t really showed genuine preparedness towards COVID-19, which is now a global pandemic. I strongly believe the...

Is it right for government to prevent Nigerians from carrying out protests over insecurity?

It is not right. It is the sole duty of the government to provide security for its citizens. Every citizen has his/her fundamental right as written in the Constitution....

Border closure: Customs now rakes in N5.8bn a day — Ali

Customs: Why government must slash import duty on vehicles

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has asked the Federal Government to reduce the import duty on vehicles from 35% to 5%. The Comptroller-General of Customs,...

Greg Ogbeifun

AfCFTA: Ogbeifun tasks government on indigenous capacity development

  Foremost indigenous shipowner and Chairman, Starzs Investment Company Limited, Engr. Greg Ogbeifun, has advocated the need for more focus on building the...

Do you support government’s plan to increase VAT to 7.5%?

At 5 percent, Nigeria has one of the lowest VAT rates in Africa. However, I am not sure that the timing of this proposed increase is the best. People are struggling. For...

Nigeria Air

Should government abandon Nigeria Air project?

It is not a wise decision if the government wants to do so, looking at the benefits that could come out from such project in terms of employment opportunity, and the...

Customs to commerce electronic cargo tracking in 2019- Ali

Government to relax ban on vehicle importation through land border 

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has hinted of plans by the Federal Government lift the ban on importation of vehicles through the land border. The...

Buhari

Be proud to have been part of this government, Buhari tells outgoing Ministers 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday told his Ministers to “be proud to have contributed to our food security and economic diversification agenda which led to the...