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Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.
Joint Border Operations Drill (JBOD) Sector 3 has identified notorious border communities reputed for smuggling activities in the North Central geopolitical zone of the country.
The North Central Zone of the Joint Border Operations, JBO, led by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has impounded various contraband goods worth N1.2 billion, even as it disclosed that 53 suspects were arrested between May and June this year.
Armed bandits have again raided two local government areas of Niger State, killing no fewer than six people.
The Joint Border Operations Drill Sector 3 of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has seized more than N135 million worth of illegal contrabands in the last one month in North Central Nigeria.
Alhaji Usman Usama, Sore Yerima of Babanna District, Borgu Local Government Area, Niger has urged community leaders in the area to evolve ways of strengthening security.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Niger/Kwara/Kogi Area Command on Thursday said that it intercepted no fewer than seven hundred and thirty-two (732) bags of rice, eleven (11) vehicles and one hundred and seventy-five (175) litres of vegetable oil between January and March this year.
The Peoples Democratic Party Governorship (PDP) candidate for next year’s election, Alhaji Mohammed Umar Nasko, has said he cannot be intimidated by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration as he is determined to liberate the people of Niger State from the hardship inflicted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) government in the past three years.
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Niger State Monday inaugurated a 50-man governorship campaign committee where the party promised to focus its attention on the reform of the entire education sector in the state.
The Niger state government on Friday said it would spend over N2 billion on procurement of motorcycles for 10,000 primary and junior secondary school teachers, to facilitate their movement to hard-to-reach areas in the state.
The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has put to rest the false claims making the rounds across the country that commercial quantities of crude oil have been discovered in the Bida Basins, pointing out that the claim is not only alarming but untrue.
Facts have emerged as to why the local government autonomy amendment bill did not scale through at the state houses of assembly and the National assembly.
The African Action Congress (AAC) on Tuesday said it would contest only three councillorship seats in two local government councils at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.
On a small island where the Senegal River meets the sea, hundreds of mask-wearing jazz enthusiasts listened to French-Senegalese vocalist Awa Ly sing the blues for uncertain times.
Alphabet Inc’s Google plans to shut down a long-running program aimed at entry-level engineers from underrepresented backgrounds after participants said it enforced “systemic pay inequities,” according to internal correspondence seen by Reuters.
Belarus views Western sanctions, imposed in response to Minsk’s forced landing of a Ryanair plane last month to arrest a journalist on board, as a declaration of economic war, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
Iran accused the United States on Tuesday of interference for saying its election was neither free nor fair as political factions traded blame for the record low turnout and high number of invalid ballots.
Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri on Tuesday praised his former Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini for turning Italy into possible Euro 2020 title challengers despite a lack of obvious star players.
The director-general of the budget office, Ben Akabueze, says cutting budget allocations to ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) will not have a significant impact on Nigeria’s revenue.
Yaya Toure will succeed in his coaching role at FK Akhmat, according to Henry Abiodun who feels the experience garnered during his active days would count.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the report by World Bank that seven million Nigerians have been pushed into poverty in the last one year, clinically belies the integrity posturing of President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The price tag placed on the England international is approximately €40 million. Trippier won LaLiga with Atlético and has been outstanding for Diego Simeone’s side since joining from Tottenham.