Agbakoba urges FG to appoint minister of maritime

  L-R; Dr Wilfred Mamah  Partner, Development Law Group; Dr Olisa Agbakoba, SAN,  and  Mrs. Bisi Akodu, Partner Corporate/Commercial & Public Sector Group of OAL at the news conference in Lagos.
Dr Olisa Agbakoba, a maritime lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to appoint a minister of maritime.

NCS Marine Command trains 80 officers on anti-smuggling operations

Yusuf  Umar, CAC, Western Marine Command

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Western Marine Command on Monday commenced the second batch training of 45 officers to combat smuggling activities, in addition to 35 officers earlier trained.

2015 Elections: Agbakoba’s discourse proposes new agenda for Nigeria’s democracy


Dr Olisa Agbakoba, Lead Partner, OAL


Olisa Agbakoba has suggested that Bola Ige’s questions: ‘Do we want to remain as one country? And under what condition,’ should set the agenda for the 2015 campaign issue if the pursuit of a ‘National Order’ would become achievable.

Don tasks students, parents, government on roles for academic excellence

Dr Mike Adebamowo, a former Head of Architecture Department, University of Lagos (UNILAG), says that achieving academic excellence is the joint responsibility of students, parents and the government.

2015 Nigeria Maritime Expo will produce blueprint for maritime sector development--Official

Dr Omogbai Omo-Eboh, Head of Intellectual  Group, NIMAREX Planning Committee 

The Planning Committee of the 2015 Nigeria Maritime Expo (NIMAREX), says the event would come up with a blueprint for the development of the maritime sector.

INEC should be unbundled, says Agbakoba

Maritime and Human Rights lawyer, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and lead partner, Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL) has called for the unbundling of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Association wants more government agencies at borders to curtail smuggling

Alhaji Olayiwola Shittu, National President, Association of Customs Licensed Agents(ANLCA), says more government agencies should be transferred to the border areas to curtail smuggling.

Maritime Review: Expert advocates Cabotage Act reform

Mrs Bisi Akodu


Activities in the maritime industry closed last week Friday with a call for Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act reform for the benefit of indigenous ship owners.

Strong growth for cruise industry in 2015


Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released its annual State of the Cruise Industry Report, which has projected strong growth for the industry in 2015.

ANLCA urges duty free for manufacturers of automobile parts


National President, ANLCA, OLayiwola Shittu


Alhaji Olayiwola Shittu, National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA)  has urged the Federal Government to make importation of equipment duty free for automobile parts manufacturers.