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?
By Dapo Olawuni | The Presidential Task Force on Apapa Traffic was inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari…View More The Visible Strides of Presidential Task Force On Apapa Traffic: How Far, So Far
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
In recent times, the security architecture of the country has come under ceaseless bombardment by insurgents and militants, stretching our security…View More Insecurity and vulnerability of Nigerian Ports
The creation of Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria(CRFFN) was a deliberate attempt of government to reform…View More CRFFN and burden of leadership
Recently, Tony Iju Nwabunike, the National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents(ANLCA) marked his one year in…View More One Year of Macabre Dance of Nwabunike as ANLCA President.
Shipping is a big business. So the shipping companies are in this business to make profit, just like all the…View More Container Deposit as tool for extortion by shipping companies.
On April 25, 2019, a circular issued on behalf of the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali and signed by DCG…View More The CGC Strike Force – a monster in the making
Seafarers or seamen are essential parts of shipping activities in a maritime nation and form the nucleus of its human capacity…View More How much is NIMASA’s Certificate of Competence Worth?
By ZION Olalekan /Tayo Oladipupo In what appears to be a vote of no confidence in his Area controllers at…View More Customs boss passes ” vote of no confidence” on Area Controllers — empowers strike force team to intervene in cargo release.
A well structured and coordinated transport sector often triggers a phenomenal growth in the economy. Most developed economies of the…View More National Transport Commission (NTC): Catalyst for growth in Transport Sector