The Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says it generated N24.80 billion in February up from N24.76 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2017. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mrs Nkiru Nwalla, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday. SheRead More
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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the arrest of the bandits responsible for the death of three persons, two adults and a minor in Ugboha, Esan South East Local Local Government Council of Edo State, at the weekend. The governor condemned the unwarranted killings by the bandits under the guise ofRead More
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The Super Eagles’ camp ahead of Friday’s international friendly against the Bialo-Czerwoni, the senior national team of Poland, will open in the Polish city of Wroclaw on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two teams bound for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup will face off at the 43,000-capacity Stadium Wroclaw.Read More
The professionalism and determination of ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ led to the fall of Sambisa Forest in the North East part of the country. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) programme which ended late on Saturday in Apapa, Lagos. He was representedRead More
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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) says plans are ongoing by the Federal Government to enforce regulations against abuses on federal roads. Fashola said this in Abuja when he appeared on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) flagship programme, NAN Forum. He said that President Muhammadu Buhari had issued instrumentRead More
The 110 schoolgirls abducted in Dapchi by Boko Haram insurgents will soon regain their freedom as the military is closing in on them. Defence minister Mansur Dan-Ali gave the assurance on Saturday during a television programme. “It can be earlier; maybe a week, it can be two weeks, but we are on it, and I’m telling youRead More
Mr Muhammadu Gana, the Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says over 2,000 personnel have so far been deployed to provide physical security to schools in the North-East. Gana made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Sunday in Yola. Gana said the deployment was in complianceRead More
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The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), said it had seized broadcast contrivance worth N36.1 million in Delta. Mr Augustine Amodu, the NCC Director of Enforcement, made the disclosure in Warri, while speaking with newsmen. Amodu said that two suspects were also apprehended by the enforcement team and were currently detained at the facilities of the NationalRead More
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The Nigerian Army said its troops killed four armed militiamen in Ningi Local Government Council of Bauchi State. Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, via a statement issued on Sunday, said that nine militiamen were also arrested. Chukwu said that troops of 33 Artillery Brigade of Operation “Lafiya Dole”, on patrol on MarchRead More
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Russians voted in a presidential election on Sunday set to give Vladimir Putin a runaway victory, the only possible blemish for the Kremlin being if large numbers of voters do not bother taking part because the result is so predictable. Opinion polls give Putin, the incumbent, support of around 70 per cent, or nearly 10Read More
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