Editorial

June 27, 2016 - 11:06:56 am

From available statistics, more than 5,000 Cadets have graduated from the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), in Oron, Akwa Ibom...

June 20, 2016 - 11:28:58 am

The social media and a section of the conventional media were agog with the misleading news that the Senate is currently in...

June 13, 2016 - 11:23:51 am

Participants at the recent Maritime Seminar for Judges which held about three weeks ago in Abuja rose with a suggestion that the...

June 06, 2016 - 11:43:51 am

Since 1999, May 29 has become a public holiday in Nigeria. It is the nation’s democracy day, and a few days ago, we indeed rolled...

May 16, 2016 - 08:01:24 am

By last week when Chief Eugene Nweke handed over to his successor, the National Association of Government Approved Freight...

April 25, 2016 - 11:13:20 am

Prior to the emergence of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), there used to be four workers union in the Nigerian...

April 19, 2016 - 06:49:49 am

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

April 19, 2016 - 06:49:48 am

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

April 10, 2016 - 11:15:39 pm

For the second consecutive week, we are focusing on the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). We are...

April 03, 2016 - 10:44:41 pm

In its history, NIMASA (that is from 1987 when it was created and first christened National Maritime Authourity) and now, has...

March 20, 2016 - 07:57:48 pm

Prior to his appointment as Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi had been Speaker of Rivers State House of...

March 13, 2016 - 08:08:21 pm

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), in building a bridge to facilitate trade, defined an Inland...

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...

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