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Not too long ago, the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Dr Dakuku Peterside...

December 03, 2018 - 12:30:34 am

Recently, a new freight forwarding association which called itself All Ports Unified Freight Forwarding Practitioners Association...

November 26, 2018 - 12:43:11 am

The National Transport Commission (NTC) Bill has since been passed by the Senate; several months after the House of...

November 19, 2018 - 12:33:04 am

At the peak of the agitation that shipping lines should have holding bays to warehouse their empty containers, the Nigerian Ports...

November 12, 2018 - 06:12:34 am

As a maritime media organisation, we have devoted ample attention to the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in...

November 05, 2018 - 12:54:34 am

Nigeria's natural endowment in inland water transport system stretches across more than10,000km of navigable waterways. This...

October 29, 2018 - 01:14:44 am

Recent piracy reports indicate that Nigerian pirates accounted for all 35 kidnapping of seafarers in the Gulf of Guinea in the...

October 22, 2018 - 12:39:28 am

Prince Olayiwola Shittu served two terms of eight years as the National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs...

October 15, 2018 - 01:04:16 am

Not many are in doubt that the current Comptroller General of Customs; Col Hameed Ali (rtd) has delivered on the mandate that he...

October 08, 2018 - 12:40:28 am

Last Monday, Nigeria turned 58 as a sovereign nation. This year’s independence anniversary is the fourth since the All...

September 24, 2018 - 12:21:00 am

There are four river ports in Nigeria, they are at different stages of abandonment or completion.  They are in Lokoja in Kogi...

September 17, 2018 - 04:04:01 am

Recent revelations at the seaports have cast doubts on the continued relevance and infallibility of the celebrated Customs fast...

September 10, 2018 - 03:36:13 am

 When he was appointed as the Minister of Power Works and Housing, many users of Lagos ports and those who either live or commute...

September 03, 2018 - 01:53:53 am

While at a forum organised by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) earlier this year, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime...

August 27, 2018 - 01:55:19 am

Three things came out of the recent Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime (TAAM) Conference which held at the University of Lagos, which...

August 20, 2018 - 02:46:54 am

For decades, the Nigeria Customs Service used the most unorthodox way to dispose of seized and overtime cargoes. It used its own...

August 13, 2018 - 02:55:39 am

Recent piracy reports indicate that Nigerian pirates accounted for all 35 kidnapping of seafarers in the Gulf of Guinea in the...

August 06, 2018 - 03:00:22 am

  This is not a particularly good time for the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA). Its members are currently...

July 30, 2018 - 01:28:48 am

It is almost certain that Nigeria Air which was unveiled recently in London will soon start flying Nigeria’s flag all over the...

July 23, 2018 - 03:00:23 am

 Apparently reacting to the recent strike by road haulage operators in Lagos ports and the alleged culpability of shipping lines...

July 16, 2018 - 04:11:59 am

This is about the second time this year that our Editorial Opinion is focusing on issues pertaining to the once-troubled Council...

July 09, 2018 - 05:25:06 am

The recent inferno caused by a tanker carrying 33,000 litres of petrol on the Otedola Bridge end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway...

July 02, 2018 - 04:30:35 am

In the history of the Nigeria Customs Service, there had been attempts to modernize and automate its operations. First, there was...

June 25, 2018 - 04:21:07 am

For the past eight years, June 25 of every year has come to stay as the world’s day of celebrating seafarers. It was actually in...

June 11, 2018 - 05:14:51 am

Prior to the recent cancellation of the controversial maritime security contract awarded to an Israeli firm, there was a deluge...

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