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Nigeria Prisons promotes 11,000 officers, to recruit 6,000 staff

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Prison Service, CGP, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has disclosed that over 11,000 officers have been promoted as part of efforts to boost the morale of the rank and file.

Kano traders lost N27 billion to recent market fire outbreak – Governor Ganduje

An estimated N27 billion worth of property was destroyed as a result of recent fire outbreaks in Kano markets, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has announced.

Nigeria Customs cancels promotional examination over malpractices

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has cancelled the promotion examination recently conducted for senior officers from the rank of Assistant Comptroller to Deputy Comptroller over irregularities noticed in the conduct of the examination

Nigeria is open to foreign investment – Muhammad Babandede

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it is promoting the policy of selective migration that opens the country’s borders to genuine investors across the world.

Federal govt, Turkey sign MoU on illicit imports

The Federal Government through the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with its Turkish counterpart with a view to stemming the importation of arms, ammunition and other illicit cargoes.

Why National Assembly may not meet December target for 2018 budget passage – Senate

The Senate has said Nigerians should not blame the National Assembly if it is unable to meet the December target for the passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill.

How shipping companies import illicit firearms into Nigeria – Hameed Ali

The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has lashed out at shipping companies in Nigeria for their roles in the importation of illicit firearms into the country.

Nigeria Customs burns N25m raw donkey hides in Kano

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service Compliance Team on Thursday in Kano destroyed over 2,700 pieces of raw donkey hide, estimated at about N25m.

Nigeria Customs impounds N15m worth of goods

The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday seized goods estimated at N15 million from smugglers along the Gbao, Yekeme and pasha creeks of Lagos and Otta axis.

Prisons officer drags comptroller-general to court over promotion

An officer of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Mr. Longinus Njoku, who has not been promoted in the last 20 years, has dragged the Comptroller General (CG) and the Prisons Service Board to the National Industrial Court, Imo state division.

President Buhari to attend D-8 Summit in Istanbul, visit Ankara

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday depart for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Theory and practice of Igbo marginalization

This was barely weeks after he was inaugurated on may 29th 2015 when he honored an invitation extended to him by the then United States’ president Mr. Barack Obama.

Many Free Trade Zones now smuggling routes –Ali

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali, (retd.) has sounded a note of warning to those engaged in activities going in the Export Processing Zones in the country, saying that the zones have become routes for smugglers.

Immigration chief orders probe into passport scam

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede, has ordered an immediate investigation into cases of bribery and corruption at passport offices.

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