It has been an annual ritual for the Federal government to set revenue target for the Nigeria Customs Service. For…View More Trade Facilitation as Casualty of Customs’ Revenue Targets
From today, Monday October 7, 2019 and for three days, the world will literally turn its attention on the Nigeria’s…View More As The World Converges On Abuja To Tackle Insecurity in Gulf of Guinea.
On September 17, 2019, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, reopened a protracted war over the control of the Lagos…View More Amaechi’s gambit over renewed supremacy war on Lagos waters
On September 12, 2019, during the third maritime stakeholders conference in Lagos, Hassan Bello, the Executive Secretary of the…View More Maritime Agencies As Strange Bed Fellows
On October 26th, 2011, there was a presidential directive that pruned down the mushroom government agencies at the ports…View More The Sour Song of SON to Return to Ports
In June 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria(CIOTA) bill into law after it…View More CIOTA and challenges of professionalism in Transport industry.
Every sovereign country secures its borders against all form of criminality such as terrorism, illegal immigration, smuggling, banditry and other…View More Customs Joint Border Patrol: A Parody of Border Security
The efforts of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to revive the ailing ports in the Eastern flank of the country have…View More The Need To Rescue Eastern Ports From Throes of Death
One of the dark spots of pre-concession era of the Nigerian Ports was the activities of ‘Wharf rats’ ‘Wharf rats’…View More The Return of Wharf Rats to Lagos Ports
Last week Monday, Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), took delivery of a report…View More Reformed Ship Registry: Raising Nigerian Flag from Ashes of Shame.
Nigeria recently sent a strong signal to both the local and international shipping community of its intention to reduce…View More Anti-Piracy Law: The Task Before NIMASA
Except there is a last minute political manipulation and portfolio rejigging, Rotimi Amaechi, the immediate past Minister of Transportation, is…View More Now that Amaechi may come back
For several years in the past, African Heads of Government have been desirous of having a single and unified African…View More Before Nigeria ratifies African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)
Penultimate week, July 8th, 2019, Nigerians were treated to a mild drama at the Abuja Headquarters of the Nigeria Customs…View More Nura Dalhatu’s aborted “Coup” As Metaphor For Officers’ Disenchantment in Customs
Today, July 8th, 2019, marks the 41 days since President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for the second term in…View More Maritime industry: Waiting for the Minister
Penultimate week, the Nigeria Customs Service and its counterpart in Republic of Benin, launched a joint interconnectivity platform which is…View More Nigeria-Benin Republic Joint Border Trade Portal: The Benefits, the Challenges.
Today, June 25, Nigeria will once again join other member-nations of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to celebrate the Day…View More Day of the Seafarer: Beyond Annual Ritual of Rhetoric
In 2013, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA) came up with an ambitious project that is meant to stimulate…View More NIMASA’s Floating Dock: Good venture gone awry?
On May 30th, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari wrote back to the National Assembly that he would not assent to a…View More Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, a child of necessity
Amaechi’s stewardship in maritime industry Until recently when President Muhammadu Buhari dissolved his cabinet, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, bestrode the Nigerian Maritime…View More Amaechi’s stewardship in maritime industry