Monthly Archives: February 2017

EFCC recovers more vehicles, others from ex-Customs boss

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday raided the Kaduna warehouse of the former Comptroller-General of Customs, Abdullahi Dikko-Inde. The anti-graft agency recovered among others, items including vehicles, tricycles and motorcycles from the ex-Customs boss. The items recovered from … Continue reading

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South Africa deports 97 Nigerians

The South African Government has deported 97 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. The deportees landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday night in a chartered aircraft with the registration number GBB710 from Johannesburg. They … Continue reading

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Reps clash over Buhari’s health status

Members of the House of Representatives exchanged words on Tuesday over the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari. Lawmakers quarrelled over the use of the word “sickness” in referring to Buhari or explaining his reason for being away from the … Continue reading

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Akwa Ibom loses N180bn revenue

The Akwa Ibom Local Content Compliance Monitoring Committee (LCCMC) has alleged that the state government has lost N180 billion revenue following non-compliance of oil firms with Local Content Act 2010. The LCCMC Secretary, Mr Eti-mbuk Essien, made this allegation in … Continue reading

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Kidnapping: Lagos beefs up security in Epe

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday assured farmers in the state, especially in Epe axis, of adequate measures to protect them against incessant kidnappings. The governor vowed to pursue vigorously and sustain the renewed enforcement of the ban on commercial motorcycles … Continue reading

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Presidency says economy coming out of recession

Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu, Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters The Presidency on Tuesday reacted to the review of the economy by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), saying the report indicated that the economy was coming out of … Continue reading

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Prosecution of crime suspects ‘ll be prioritised – IG

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said the Force would henceforth monitor the prosecution of suspects arrested for kidnapping, terrorism, armed robbery and other crimes in the country. This, he said was necessary to ensure the diligent trial of … Continue reading

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