Editorial

February 27, 2017 - 02:33:48 pm

Upon his appointment on August 27, 2015, the incumbent Comptroller General of Customs; Col Hameed Alli (rtd) told the officers...

February 20, 2017 - 11:34:20 am

The National Assembly is currently pushing for regularisation of two maritime universities in Nigeria. Recently, the Senate...

February 13, 2017 - 10:59:21 am

The recent interception and subsequent seizure of 661 guns in Lagos, after the container in which they were tacked had been duly...

February 06, 2017 - 11:30:00 am

Since its creation in 2007, the CRFFN has not enjoyed peace; it has had to contend with freight forwarding associations and...

January 30, 2017 - 01:51:12 pm

Since 1995, when the then-minister of transport, Major General Ibrahim Gumel (now deceased) supervised the liquidation of the...

January 23, 2017 - 01:21:17 pm

Officially, there are only two government–owned maritime training institutions in Nigeria, namely: Maritime Academy of Nigeria,...

January 16, 2017 - 11:52:36 am

From available records, the business of vehicle importation wasn’t very pronounced in Nigeria until the late 1970s when Nigerians...

January 09, 2017 - 10:39:42 am

Even though it was predicted, not everyone thought seriously that it would be as bad as it turned out to be. Certainly, 2016 gave...

December 19, 2016 - 10:03:11 am

Every year is unique in its own way; likewise, 2016 that is rolling away. If there is any year that the Nigerian maritime sector...

December 05, 2016 - 11:25:04 am

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

November 28, 2016 - 02:00:41 pm

So soon, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi has done one year as the Minister of Transportation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Prior...

November 21, 2016 - 11:31:31 am

When the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council; Mr Hassan Bello met with concessionaires of the various Dry Ports...

November 14, 2016 - 11:18:43 am

Unlike conventional ports that are situated on a river or water channel that have access to a sea or ocean through a channel,...

November 07, 2016 - 12:17:41 pm

When the government of former President Olusegun Obasanjo introduced the policy of bringing in the private sector into port...

October 31, 2016 - 07:16:20 am

Upon his appointment on August 27, 2015, and his subsequent resumption of duty, the incumbent Comptroller General of Customs; Col...

October 24, 2016 - 08:01:10 am

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

October 17, 2016 - 06:54:05 am

t is a fact that Nigeria is the world’s largest importer of rice, accounting for about 25 per cent of all rice imports into sub-...

October 10, 2016 - 12:33:26 pm

 Recently, Nigeria turned 56 as a sovereign nation. This year’s independence anniversary is the second since the All Progressives...

September 26, 2016 - 12:24:35 pm

When the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) was born in 2006, one of its responsibilities was training,...

September 19, 2016 - 11:15:11 am

When the government of former President Olusegun Obasanjo introduced the policy of bringing in the private sector into port...

September 05, 2016 - 11:17:17 am

After a long time of apprehension and  almost 18 months after being sworn in, President Muhammadu Buhari recently approved the...

August 29, 2016 - 03:34:40 pm

"Somebody will stand up and claim to belong to a‎ group, but when it comes to customs operations, we have to work with the mother...

August 22, 2016 - 10:39:52 am

It first started in Lagos, now its rearing its head in far-away Calabar. The controversial Wharf Landing Fees from which the...

August 08, 2016 - 08:51:40 am

"If MAN Oron was working at optimum level, we wouldn't have had the issue of sending our boys to Philippines, it is a shame that...

August 01, 2016 - 01:01:35 pm

Until the recent open vexations of the Minister of Transportation; Mr Rotimi Amaechi, perhaps  not many people knew that he had...

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