Last week, Senator Ade Fadahunsi, a retired Assistant Comptroller -General of the Nigeria Customs Service and the incumbent Senator representing …View More Customs’ N1.6bn Recruitment Scandal: Ali’s Integrity on Trial
For the beleaguered indigenous ship owners, accessing the controversial Cabotage Vessels Financing Funds (CVFF) is like a proverbial camel passing through the…View More CVFF disbursement: Ending the wild goose chase
Last week Thursday, December 12th, 2019, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, at a public function in Lagos, said President…View More Disbursement of Cabotage Funds: Can Amaechi be Trusted?
Penultimate Monday, the National Executive Council of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), at the prompting of Tony…View More Nwabunike Peace Move: Pulling ANLCA From Precipice of Disaster
Last week Friday, Nigeria once again lost its bid to regain the Category C seat of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)…View More Nigeria’s Loss of IMO Seat: One Defeat Too Many
During the penultimate week, a member of the House of Representatives representing Daura/Mai’adua/Sandamu Constituency, Katsina State, Fatuhu Muhammed, stunned Nigerians…View More Border Closure: A Tale of Two Cities
It is no gainsaying that the Lagos ports access roads have become a national embarrassment. The roads have also…View More Lagos Ports Access Roads: Killing the Goose that lays the Golden Eggs
Today makes it the 83rd day since August 21, 2019 when Nigerian government shut its border posts in the…View More Border Closure and Pains of Legitimate Business Owners
Penultimate week, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, at the behest of Minister of…View More Security for Sale at Nigerian Ports
On October 2, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed the National Auditor of All Progressive Party (APC), Chief George Muoghalu as…View More The Task before Muoghalu, New NIWA MD
In 2013, three Scanning Service Providers, Cotecna, SGS and Global Scan, transferred the Destination Inspection Scheme (DI) to the Nigeria…View More Is Nigeria Customs scared of Cargo Scanners?
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