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Custom Intercepts Illegal Importers Of N7.31bn Tramadol, Other Goods, Rejects N150m Bribe

Custom Intercepts Illegal Importers Of N7.31bn Tramadol, Other Goods, Rejects N150m Bribe

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Thursday said the Apapa Command of the service intercepted 40 × 40ft containers of pharmaceutical products with Duty Paid Value of N7.31bn. Ali…

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Jonathan Lied In His Book – Presidency Reacts

Jonathan Lied In His Book – Presidency Reacts

Presidency has replied former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, saying the former president lied when he said Nigeria is now more corrupt under the present administration of President Buhari than it was before 2015.…

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Saudi Crown Prince Leaves On First Foreign Tour Since Khashoggi Murder

Saudi Crown Prince Leaves On First Foreign Tour Since Khashoggi Murder

Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, on Thursday left on a visit to “brotherly Arab countries”, state media reported his first official trip abroad since the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Prince Mohammed will visit…

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Strike Continues As ASUU Rejects FG Negotiation

Strike Continues As ASUU Rejects FG Negotiation

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that the ongoing strike by the union will continue until the federal government resolve all the issues in contention. It also said it has rejected Babalakin…

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Visa On Arrival Paying Off In Nigeria

Visa On Arrival Paying Off In Nigeria

Nigeria’s Visa on Arrival (VOA) policy has increased the influx of tourists as well as facilitated ease of doing business in the country. Mr Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), said on Thursday…

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EFCC Seals-Off 6 Fayose’s Landed Property

EFCC Seals-Off 6 Fayose’s Landed Property

No fewer than six landed property allegedly owned by immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, were on Thursday sealed-off in Ado-Ekiti by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The News…

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No Automatic Shirt For Mikel In 2019 AFCON – Rohr

No Automatic Shirt For Mikel In 2019 AFCON – Rohr

Tianjin Teda of China midfielder, John Mikel Obi has been warned that he will not get an automatic shirt in the Super Eagles’ squad to next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, but the…

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Offa Robbery: Reps Launch Investigation Into Death Of Key Suspect

Offa Robbery: Reps Launch Investigation Into Death Of Key Suspect

The House of Representatives is to investigative circumstances of the death Michael Adikwu, a key suspect in the Offa, Kwara State robbery attack that claimed scores of lives seven months ago. The Committee on Police…

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Don’t Let Politicians Use You For Money Laundering – CBN Warns Banks

Don’t Let Politicians Use You For Money Laundering – CBN Warns Banks

As the 2019 elections approach and political maneuvering intensify, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to be careful not to violate the money laundering Act. Banks that violate the…

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French Priest, Bishop Convicted Over Paedophilia Scandal

French Priest, Bishop Convicted Over Paedophilia Scandal

A French priest from the town of Orleans was handed a two-year jail term on Thursday and a bishop was convicted for failing to report him in rare prosecutions that have shaken the French Catholic…

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