Editorial

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...

August 09, 2015 - 08:05:49 pm

With the recent inauguration of the eight assembly of the National legislature, it means that the Nigerian legislature has had...

July 26, 2015 - 08:48:42 pm

About 13 years after the idea was first mooted, and more than nine years after the Federal Government gave its nod, news broke...

July 13, 2015 - 09:32:31 am

When it was conceived in 2011, the Nigeria Maritime Expo, popularly called NIMAREX was meant to be an avenue to showcase the...

July 05, 2015 - 04:37:01 pm

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

June 28, 2015 - 07:07:47 pm

History has that in May 25, 1975,  15 West African countries came together to form the Economic Community of West African States...

June 21, 2015 - 04:58:19 pm

For the past six years or thereabout, June 25 of every year has come to stay as the world’s day of celebrating the seafarer. It...

June 14, 2015 - 04:53:58 pm

From available statistics, there more than 5,000 cadets of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria(MAN), Oron who though completed their...

June 07, 2015 - 03:15:52 pm

Nigeria's natural endowment in inland water transport system stretches across more than 10,000 kilometres of navigable waterways...

May 31, 2015 - 03:04:00 pm

Once again, the ever-present suspicion among the five registered freight forwarding associations has come to the fore, no thanks...

May 25, 2015 - 09:40:57 am

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

May 17, 2015 - 07:25:50 pm

When former President Olusegun Obasanjo came into office in May, 1999, he made it unambiguously clear that his government was...

May 10, 2015 - 07:46:12 pm

Historians say port operations and development in Nigeria began in the middle of the 19th century and that efforts towards the...

May 03, 2015 - 06:31:42 pm

At inception, it was christened Indigenous Shipowners Association of Nigeria (ISAN). A little over one year ago, it was...

April 27, 2015 - 09:40:35 am

Their number is growing, and as at the last count, the maritime industry has produced a state Governor, Senators, House of...

April 19, 2015 - 03:14:23 pm

After a few months delay, the Federal Government has announced the flag-off of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET). By...

April 12, 2015 - 02:20:34 pm

The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) was adopted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in February 2006, but it was...

March 29, 2015 - 02:42:09 pm

After almost three years of intense horse trading and very costly delays, parties to the conflict over collection of what was...

March 22, 2015 - 07:09:46 pm

Speaking ahead of the elections that brought him into power late last year as the second President of Nigeria Shipowners...

March 15, 2015 - 02:36:35 pm

Recent revelations that the Nigerian Shippers’ Council will transmute into the National Transport Commission (NTC) isn’t new. As...

March 08, 2015 - 03:36:20 pm

With an annual loss, said to be in the neighborhood of N100Billion, there is certainly no doubt about the need to indigenize...

March 01, 2015 - 03:17:22 pm

Upon its ‘birth’ on August 1, 2006, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) had a clear mission statement...

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