Editorial

April 26, 2009 - 02:26:58 pm

<p>This is the first time that we are focusing our&nbsp;&nbsp;editorial on oil and gas related issue. The&nbsp...

April 19, 2009 - 02:11:25 pm

<p>After what appeared like an endless wait leading to&nbsp;&nbsp;insinuations that it may have been swept under...

April 14, 2009 - 02:09:37 pm

<p>From all indications, the nation&rsquo;s seaports are no&nbsp;&nbsp;longer congested; at least ship&...

April 05, 2009 - 08:31:29 pm

<p>Come November, 2009, Nigeria will be filing out again to vie for&nbsp;&nbsp;retention of the Category &lsquo...

March 30, 2009 - 10:32:57 am

<p>Prior to the emergence of the Comrade Onikolease Irabor-led national executive council of the Maritime Workers Union of...

March 22, 2009 - 04:51:48 pm

<p>There is yet no agreement as to when the Nigeria Customs&nbsp;&nbsp;Service was actually &lsquo;born&...

March 15, 2009 - 01:08:16 pm

<p>It is now a matter of weeks and a matter of procedures&nbsp;&nbsp;before the controversial Lagos State &...

March 08, 2009 - 03:02:09 pm

<p>After touring the ports recently in company with board members of Nigerian Ports Authourity <br /> &nbsp;(NPA...

March 01, 2009 - 05:09:32 pm

<p>Even though it took President Umar Musa Yar &lsquo;Adua a little close to two years to appoint members of board of...

February 22, 2009 - 03:51:49 pm

<div>Until the recent withdrawal of services by licensed customs agents, there was no meeting point between the three major...

February 15, 2009 - 02:09:11 pm

<p>Last week, the three main freight forwarding groups withdrew &nbsp;their services from Lagos ports in protest...

February 08, 2009 - 03:02:35 pm

<p>The port system comprises of a web of suppliers and users of shipping services on one side and suppliers and users of...

February 01, 2009 - 01:25:58 pm

<p>Towards the end of last year, an anonymous group&nbsp;&nbsp;sent a petition to the National Assembly; precisely...

January 25, 2009 - 12:07:23 pm

<p>One of the last official assignments of the immediate past Customs Comptroller General, Alhaji Hamman Bello Ahmed was...

January 18, 2009 - 05:07:19 pm

<p>The defunct National Maritime Authourity (NMA) and the &nbsp;Joint Maritime Labour Industrial Council (JOMALIC) were...

January 11, 2009 - 03:47:25 pm

<p>In the editorial opinion of our November 17 to November 23, 2008, this newspaper called attention to the then-re-...

December 22, 2008 - 11:09:34 am

<p>When we came out with our first edition for 2008, which happened &nbsp;to be our volume one, 10th edition, we...

December 15, 2008 - 11:03:25 am

<p>Just when the shipping community thought that all issues concerning dockworkers have been resolved amicably, a...

December 01, 2008 - 10:34:07 am

<p><strong>CUSTOMS ANNUAL COMPTROLLER GENERAL&rsquo;S CONFERENCE IS TOO MUCH TALK, LESS ACTION</strong>...

November 24, 2008 - 11:45:17 am

<p>On September 4, 2008, a top-level meeting was held between the leadership of the House of Representatives including...

November 17, 2008 - 11:29:27 am

<p><br /> The media is once again agog with the story that another era of the embarrassment that is commonly referred...

November 10, 2008 - 11:59:54 am

<p>The Lagos State Government is set to introduce an additional levy on importers who want to continue to patronise Lagos...

November 03, 2008 - 11:53:40 am

<p>We can feel people shrink and ask; how can you talk of happy New Year (a ritual that is meant only for past midnight of...

October 27, 2008 - 11:05:59 am

<p>How time flies. When the idea was forming in our&nbsp; &nbsp;mind and the seed was being sown, we prayed that...

October 19, 2008 - 04:32:13 pm

<p>The port concession programme of the federal government is in its second year in some ports while it is less in others....

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