Editorial

March 16, 2014 - 12:57:35 pm

It is a fact that Nigeria is the world’s largest importer of rice, accounting for about 25 per cent of all rice imports into...

March 09, 2014 - 08:46:31 pm

We had all thought that the monster called fuel scarcity had been defeated in Nigerian, until events of the last two to three...

March 02, 2014 - 02:51:22 pm

The history of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) actually started  in 2000, from the...

February 23, 2014 - 06:59:21 pm

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

February 16, 2014 - 10:24:41 am

Arguably, the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has transformed into a good example of how a freight...

February 09, 2014 - 06:04:19 pm

“The only way to reduce the preponderance of second hand cars on our roads is to produce good quality cars with affordable...

February 02, 2014 - 04:05:25 pm

Last Monday, the Nigeria Customs Service joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 2014 World Customs day. And as customary...

January 26, 2014 - 02:42:05 pm

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council was established in 1978, primarily charged with the responsibility of protecting the interests...

January 20, 2014 - 11:45:18 am

For reasons not far-fetched, the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) enjoys more attention on...

January 12, 2014 - 06:32:31 pm

Looking back, one might be tempted to agree that nothing has changed, that is between 2013 and 2014. May be, may be not,...

December 20, 2013 - 04:54:03 pm

Some might say; what is different between 2013 and the years before it, yes there may be no difference beyond the fact every...

December 13, 2013 - 05:00:01 pm

The idea of the scheme called Destination Inspection of imports was first mooted in 2001, with July of the same year fixed as...

December 06, 2013 - 04:45:30 pm

Nigeria has been a member of the global maritime body; the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for decades. But her...

November 29, 2013 - 05:11:45 pm

Since his recent revelations that more than 2000 vehicles have been abandoned at Port and Terminal Multiservices Limited PTML...

November 22, 2013 - 05:23:46 pm

In the last few weeks, there has been a rise in the number of attacks on seafarers and their ships; there have also been a few...

November 15, 2013 - 04:18:46 pm

One of the many reasons that were adduced to justify the 2006 merger of the National Maritime Authority (NMA) with the Joint...

November 08, 2013 - 04:41:15 pm

The recent one week training programme organised by the Maritime Reporters Association (MARAN) has drawn  attention to the Oron...

November 01, 2013 - 05:24:51 pm

When it was created in 2007 via an Act of the National Assembly, the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in...

October 25, 2013 - 05:08:58 pm

At the onset of the lobby to enact the Cabotage Act, we can recall quite vividly how the then-Nigerian Shipping Companies...

October 18, 2013 - 05:37:33 pm

Nigeria is a vehicle importation-dependent economy; a business that is divisible into two broad categories, namely: locally...

October 11, 2013 - 03:48:42 pm

Nigerian seafarers have indeed seen better days. Not only did first generation seafarers, notably marine engineers and master...

October 04, 2013 - 05:03:43 pm

Nigerian's natural endowment in inland water transport system is more than10,000km of navigable waterways. This water wealth...

September 27, 2013 - 05:32:14 pm

Nigeria is now 53 years old as a sovereign nation. And as it has been in the last couple of years, Nigeria, also about the...

September 20, 2013 - 06:16:10 pm

The nation owes ship owners a great deal of gratitude for the attention that has now been turned to the menace called piracy...

September 13, 2013 - 05:34:30 pm

Just when thoughts of it have started fading from our memories, the Nigerian Shippers Council has once again brought into our...

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