1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Maritime Column in the vanguard Newspaper is the section in the Newspaper that discuss issues relating to the seas, Seaports, Ships and Shipping in Nigeria and the world. Issues such as goods import and export.
Inspection also feature in this column as a way of ensuring development of the Maritime Industry, the Federal Government recently passed the Cabotage Law.
There is also destination inspection for goods in imported through the sea ports to eliminate importation of Unwholesome importation labeled and substandard foods there is also concern about the safety and security of lives and property on the seas because of the divides of pirates and militants.
All these and more are reported by the Maritime column of the vanguard Newspaper 2006- 2008. The brings all these report and very clever and quick at seeing what to do in a particular situation with an index the aim is to facilitate easy access to these materials especially for research purpose in the form of an index. It is candy for research to easily locate these materials and determine their relevance instances of wasting time trying to locate them.
1.2 OBJECTIVE OF STUDY
The objective of this annotated bibliography is to assemble the mass of information materials on maritime column in vanguard to test the ability of the student in assembling information materials in an annotated form.
To mark the end of the ND programme as well as making the Leap toward for the next programme.
1.3 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The requirement that is bibliography should not have more than 200 entries already implies a degree of selectivity of selective the materials include.
Only materials written in English Language have been included and the articles on the Maritime column in vanguard have been selected.
The articles selected are those from the period of 2006-2008 the bibliography excludes non print materials such as tapes and films.
1.4 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
It will serve as reference tool to researchers who would want to know more on maritime column in vanguard it will also serve as reference tool at the researchers students and lectures for information.
This bibliography serves as a reference tool for researchers, lecturers, students and the petroleum Industry who are looking for material which relate to the subject being treated.
Since it covers all the information materials which bears topic being treated it saves the time of the users by directing them to the particular materials.
The bibliography comprises primary sources of information by consulting magazines and newspapers for the purpose of collecting the information needed for this period.
And in the process of the compilation of this bibliography I adopted a simple and self explanatory step. It includes the writing of the introduction, objectives of the study the important of the study and the methods adopted and the arrangement of the entries.
The entries were arranged in Alphabetical order ranging from A-Z with the Authors surname first followed by the other Names and title of the source of information while the Author title is also indicated.
I visited various libraries both special library, school library to collect information. These libraries are Federal Polytechnic Nekede and Imo state Library Owerri.
001 AHMED BELLO
Well follow due process new customs Base,
Vanguard: Thursday, June 12, 2008, P 28.
Recently the newly
Appointed comptroller appointed of the
Service Alhajis Bello Ahmed spoke to group of selected
Maritime reporters and Godwin Oritse was there when the head of customs outline the eight point agenda of this administration saying that the welfare and training
Of officers are top on his priority list.
002 AKPOR ALBER
Navy concludes plans on Local ship building.
The Nigeria Navy has announced that it has making plans
To commence ship building locally in the nearest Future with a view to meeting with capacity demands of the Nations maritime Industry.
003 BIVBERE and ORITSE GODWIN.
Apapa Port: Customs, agents trade words over alleged seized containers.
Vanguard:Thursday,June30,2007,p.37. Controversy has continued to trail the alleged seizure of 27 container of contraband and claims agents have disagreed on the authority of the claims by the Nigerian customs service (NCS).
004 Bivbere Godfrey,
BPE Opposes NAMASA’S 25% Extra
Bureau of Public enterprise (BPE) has throw weight behind opposition against for the Nation Maritime Administration and safety agency (NAMASA) before National which seeks to collect
Additional 2.5 percent which is about to 114.3 billion (900 million) annual already being collected by the agency is enough for task.
005 Bivbere Godfrey
BENUE State to get River Port.
Vanguard: Thursday, March15, 2007, p.24. Federal government has approved the
Construction of the river port in Benue State as sport of Measures to
Develop water transportation in the country, just as the federal government will soon commence the dredging of River Niger.