Editorial

March 06, 2016 - 07:49:10 pm

Recently, the Minister of Transport; Mr Rotimi Amaechi did what previous Ministers failed to do. While his predecessors looked...

February 29, 2016 - 09:54:36 am

Apapa is very strategic to the nation’s economy. The port city of Apapa is home to Nigeria’s two foremost ports which are...

February 21, 2016 - 07:46:22 pm

The first Customs and Excise Management Act (CEMA) was enacted in 1954 and since then, there had been many amendments, but there...

February 15, 2016 - 06:56:24 am

In its latest report on piracy and sea robbery in Nigeria, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) stated that kidnapping on sea...

February 08, 2016 - 10:29:19 am

Those who can remember will attest to the fact that the emergence of the Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents...

January 24, 2016 - 06:13:51 pm

The appointment of Col Hameed Ali (rtd) as the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service by President Muhammadu Buhari...

January 17, 2016 - 12:54:44 pm

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

January 10, 2016 - 05:34:21 pm

There is no doubt that 2015 will draw more attention to the Nigerian maritime sector than the years before it. Of course, the...

December 13, 2015 - 04:02:04 pm

The visit to Apapa last week by the Senate committee on marine transport may be the last opportunity to fix the seemingly...

December 07, 2015 - 12:01:09 am

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has come a long way, from the two-room office of its...

November 29, 2015 - 04:05:59 pm

The Federal Ministry of Transportation as presently constituted has at least 13 departments and agencies under it. It has the...

November 23, 2015 - 11:13:15 am

Since the unfortunate, but preventable accident involving MT Tank, MT Elixir Accident  in which eight crewmen died, and only one...

November 15, 2015 - 07:03:53 pm

In June, when the Eight National Assembly was inaugurated, it signaled the commencement of 17th year of the Nigerian legislature...

November 09, 2015 - 10:12:26 am

Since his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs, Col Hameed Alli (rtd) has...

November 01, 2015 - 07:31:54 pm

Certainly, the Nigeria Customs Service is not the only Government agency in the ports, but it is the most notorious, it is tagged...

November 01, 2015 - 07:30:32 pm

Certainly, the Nigeria Customs Service is not the only Government agency in the ports, but it is the most notorious, it is tagged...

October 18, 2015 - 08:38:03 pm

The recent story credited to the Nigerian Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association is about the best...

October 11, 2015 - 08:25:09 pm

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

October 05, 2015 - 09:19:07 am

Last Thursday, Nigeria turned 55 as an independent nation. This year’s celebration is the first under the new administration of...

September 28, 2015 - 10:14:55 am

Until recently, there were only two government–owned maritime training institutions in Nigeria, namely: MAN, Oron and the Federal...

September 20, 2015 - 08:46:32 pm

Because we are a maritime industry media outfit, this newspaper has been harping on the chaotic Apapa traffic for years. We have...

September 14, 2015 - 08:40:46 am

No doubt, Nigeria, like many African nations, is a vehicle importation-dependent economy; a business that is divisible into two...

September 07, 2015 - 01:24:36 pm

The recent appointment of Col Hameed Ali as the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service is by far the most...

August 30, 2015 - 07:56:59 pm

His appointment in 2009 may go down in history as the least controversial and the one that came with the least mudslinging that...

August 23, 2015 - 07:53:26 pm

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) broke its own news penultimate week that it had...

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