Editorial

June 11, 2018 - 05:14:51 am

Prior to the recent cancellation of the controversial maritime security contract awarded to an Israeli firm, there was a deluge...

June 04, 2018 - 04:51:41 am

May 29 every year has since1999 been added to Nigeria’s list of public holidays. And as it has been since 1999, last week Tuesday...

May 28, 2018 - 05:23:55 am

Nigerians, especially stakeholders in the nation’s maritime industry say it very loudly everywhere that Nigerian ports are the...

May 21, 2018 - 03:24:00 am

Nigeria is now ranked next to lawless Somalia in sea piracy. She holds an unenviable record of being a giant in piracy activities...

May 14, 2018 - 03:36:14 am

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

May 07, 2018 - 05:58:43 am

Their names have come up again, this time they are being accused of being dishonest in the handling of container deposit refund;...

April 30, 2018 - 02:06:37 am

The Council for Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) caught everyone unawares last week, when it announced dates...

April 23, 2018 - 05:15:30 am

Recently, at the swearing-in ceremony of executives of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Comptroller...

April 16, 2018 - 05:16:04 am

All so soon, Prince Olayiwola has served two terms of eight years as the National President of the Association of Nigerian...

April 09, 2018 - 05:48:12 am

The National Transport Commission (NTC) Bill was passed last month by the Senate, about 10 months after the House of...

March 26, 2018 - 04:25:05 am

Recent events that are unveiling at the Maritime Academy of Nigeria in Oron, Akwa Ibom state have again confirmed that the more-...

March 19, 2018 - 03:31:45 am

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

March 12, 2018 - 05:11:37 am

Recently, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC); Dr Maikanti Baru raised the alarm...

March 05, 2018 - 05:25:10 am

It was the then- Nigerian Shipping Companies Association that kick-started the quest for  the enactment of the Cabotage Act.  At...

February 26, 2018 - 04:27:29 am

The palletisation policy is an initiative of the Presidential committee on Ease of Doing Business. Under the policy, all...

February 19, 2018 - 04:52:35 am

From the statistics reeled out by the Nigeria Customs Service at the PTML terminal at Tin Can Island port, the Federal Government...

February 12, 2018 - 04:21:32 am

 Recently, a group which called itself; Integrated Seafarers of Nigeria accused shipping companies of violating the Cabotage Act...

February 05, 2018 - 05:03:10 am

His was one of the first appointments that were announced by President Muhammadu Buhari and upon his appointment in August 2015...

January 29, 2018 - 03:48:39 am

Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed six persons as members of the governing board of the beleaguered Council for the...

January 22, 2018 - 03:07:00 am

 It was in October last year that the Minister of Transportation; Mr Rotimi Amaechi announced that the Federal Government has...

January 15, 2018 - 04:46:08 am

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

December 18, 2017 - 10:48:08 am

If anyone was asked about the maritime industry in 2017, it is most probable that he/she will devote ample time to the traffic...

December 11, 2017 - 09:51:22 am

Nigeria has been a member of the global maritime body; the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for decades.  In 2007, she...

December 04, 2017 - 10:32:42 am

Recently, at an event to appreciate its stakeholders, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC); Mr Hassan...

November 27, 2017 - 10:23:50 am

In the past few months, this newspaper has devoted ample attention to the failed access roads to Lagos ports of Apapa and Tin Can...

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