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Katsina CJ frees 300 Prisoners, promises judicial reforms

Katsina State Chief Judge, Justice Musa Danladi Abubakar, Tuesday in Katsina announced the release of a total number of about 300 prisoners from the State’s Prison Custody, following the visit to the various prison camps.
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Official: Federal government may complete second Niger Bridge before 2022

The Second Niger Bridge in Onitsha, Anambra State, being constructed by the Federal Government, may be completed before the 2022 completion date.

Ogun Customs intercept 29, 905 bags of smuggled rice in six months

The Ogun State Area Command, Nigeria Customs Service, has said it has intercepted 29,905 bags of smuggled foreign rice within its areas of jurisdiction between January and June this year.

Ebonyi CJ frees 26 prison inmates

The Chief Judge of Ebonyi State, Alloy Nwankwo, on Monday in Abakaliki freed 26 awaiting trial inmates of the Abakaliki prisons in a jail delivery exercise.

Customs begins online auction of seized vehicles, goods

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has commenced electronic (online) auction of contrabands, including exotic cars of different brands seized from smugglers in Imo/Abia and Edo/Delta commands.

Minister charges RCC to step up action on Onitsha-Enugu road rehabilitation

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has charged contracting firm handling the rehabilitation of Umunya/Amawbia axis of Onitsha/Enugu expressway to expedite action in its work.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

N20 million fraud: Kwara permanent secretary , others to remain in EFCC custody

Four officials of the Kwara state government accused of N20.3 million money laundering by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) were Wednesday returned to the custody of the anti-graft agency.

Nigerian Navy arrest three suspects with 416 bags of contraband rice

The Nigerian Navy in Akwa Ibom State have arrested three suspects with 416 bags of contraband rice said to have been smuggled into the state from neighboring Republic of Cameroon.

DPR cautions depot owners against conniving with illegal refineries operators

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Friday warned depot owners not to connive with operators of illegal refineries to avoid sale of adulterated products to unsuspecting consumers.

Customs seize 1,942 bags of foreign rice, other goods in Katsina

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone B, has seized no fewer than 1,942 bags of foreign rice and other goods in Katsina State in two months.
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Nasarawa chief judge discharge 14 inmates

Justice Suleiman Dikko, Chief Judge of Nasarawa state, has discharged 14 inmates awaiting trial in Federal Prison, Lafia.

Election: NPS beefs up security in prisons in Enugu

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says it has beefed up security in prison yards across Enugu State ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-5

FEC approves new policy on public building maintenance, oil pipelines contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, approved a new policy towards maintaining public buildings in the country.

300 Kuje prison inmates get Christmas haircut

Rev. Jolly Nyame, former Taraba governor, on Tuesday joined his excited colleagues to celebrate stylish Christmas haircuts offered to 300 inmates of Kuje Prison, FCT.

Customs impounds 22 armoured vehicles in Edo, Anambra

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone C, Owerri of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has impounded 22 exotic cars including armoured vehicles of various models, bags of foreign rice bearing an overall Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N591 Million.

Customs seizes five vehicles, 720 bags of rice in Kaduna

The Zone `B’ of Nigeria Customs Federal Operation Unit, has seized a truck and four cars conveying 720 bags of smuggled rice, with Duty Paid Value of over N22 million.

FCT fire service decries non-payment for fire safety fee

Julius Opetunsin, Assistant Controller-General, Federal Capital Territory Fire Service, has decried the non-payment of Fire Safety Certificate by managers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plants and filling stations in Abuja to the service.
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Air traffic controllers urge federal government to fix runway lightings of Lagos airport

The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) appeals to federal government to fix runway lightings at Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) in Lagos

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Enugu Disco denies collecting N2 million from estate residents in Aba

Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) is working to replace a faulty transformer in Federal Housing Estate, Ogbor-Hill, Aba, Abia and restore regular electricity supply to the estate, an official has said.
Japanese Prime Minister and ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) president Shinzo Abe gestures as he greets his party’s executive office members before a press conference at the party’s headquarters in Tokyo on July 22, 2019. – Japan’s ruling coalition has retained its grip on the country’s upper house, but failed to secure a “supermajority” that would ease the path to constitutional reform, results showed on July 22. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP)

Japan’s premier vows to reform constitution despite no ‘supermajority’

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday pledged to keep alive his plans to amend the country’s pacifist constitution, despite failing to secure a “supermajority” in upper house elections.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi decries incessant killing of Nigerians in South Africa, others

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, on Sunday in Abuja, decried the killing of Nigerians in some countries including South Africa.

Police arraign architect for allegedly impersonating ICPC official

The police on Monday arraigned a 40-year-old architect, Idris Unkange, in a Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court , for allegedly impersonating an official of the Independent Corrupt Practice and Others Offences (ICPC).
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Stoke City send warning to other clubs over Peter Etebo

Stoke City have sent a warning to other clubs over the availability of Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo in the transfer market.