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Group: ‘Massive rice smuggling’ threatening local production

Babatunde Ajibola, head media and communications, Elephant Group Plc, on Friday in Lagos said that massive rice smuggling into the country was threatening the confidence and ability of local rice millers and farmers.
Markets in Lagos

Alaba traders move against substandard goods

The Alaba International Market Association has embarked on a raid to rid the market of substandard electronic products.

Environmentalist warns against imminent epidemic in Lagos

An Environmentalist, Mrs Glory Williams, on Monday warned against the possibility of an epidemic in various parts of Lagos state due to the indiscriminate dumping of waste on major streets and roads in the state.
Markets in Lagos

Yuletide: Alaba traders groan over traffic gridlock

Traders in Alaba International Market are lamenting the negative effect the perennial traffic situation along the road leading to the market is having on their sales this Christmas.

Rochas Okorocha inaugurates committee to relocate traders in Owerri

Owelle Rochas Okorocha, Imo State governor, has inaugurated a 25-member joint committee on the relocation of traders in Owerri municipality to an international modern market at Egbeada/Ubomiri, Mbaitoli Local Council Area.
Nigeria Police

Suspect: I hack into bank accounts with ease

A 23-year-old man, Olalekan Ayoola, yesterday told police in Lagos how he hacked into people’s bank accounts with a software application to withdraw money.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Police arrest man for ‘defiling five-year-old’

The state Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, told newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday that the suspect lured the girl out of her mother’s room while she was asleep.

Censors Board seizes films worth N300m, prosecutes 5 suspects

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth over N300 million and prosecuted five suspected pirates in 2017.

Censors Board seizes pirated films worth N200m

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth about N200 million and arrested 12 suspected pirates between March and December, 2017.

Five Alaba traders remanded in prison for pirating movies

Five suspected pirates of Nollywood movies have been arraigned and remanded in prison over copyright infringements.

Let’s invest our wealth to grow South East – Senator Oduah

The Senator representing Anambra North in the National Assembly, Senator Stella Oduah, has called on all South Easterners to plough some of their investments back home to develop the region.

Trio in court for allegedly burgling Alaba shops

Three men who allegedly burgled three shops at Alaba International Market and carted away goods worth N7.9 million were on Wednesday brought before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court.

Censors board seizes pirated films in Alaba

The National Film and Video Censors Board has seized many copies of Nigerian movies and duplicating machines from pirates in Alaba market.

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ICAN president boasts members are ICT-focused

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Senator Shehu Sani urges lecturers to withdraw from election duties

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