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Barely a week after it seized 50 containers of controlled drugs in Lagos, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of another nine 40ft containers of Tramadol and other controlled pain-killer drugs with a duty paid value of N3,060,000,000 at the Onne Port, Rivers State.
The Lagos State All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Femi Hamzat, on Tuesday pledged to run a transparent budgetary system if elected into office in next year’s polls.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday called on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode and all relevant stakeholders to embark on aggressive campaign against drug abuse.
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said that ‘ember months’ were periods in the year when people erroneously believed that evil forces on the roads were responsible for crashes and fatalities.
Great Ogboru, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have vehemently opposed a suit filed by Victor Ochei, challenging the outcome of the party gubernatorial primaries held on September 30, 2018.
The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday received six bills from Gov. Ibikunle Amosun, Mr Suraj Adekunbi, the Speaker, disclosed during plenary in Abeokuta.
The Nigerian Communications Commission on Thursday said that the positive impact of Value Added Services on consumers outweighed the negative impact.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has condemned the nation’s loss of over Three Trillion Naira (N3.46tn) annually, that should accrue to the economy through Port inefficiency.
Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami on Monday in Abuja inaugurated a 17-man monitoring and evaluation committee on the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy spanning 2017 through 2021.
A civil society organisation, Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to commence immediate enforcement of the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Act signed into law in 2015.
President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that Nigeria was in dire need of new engineering technologies to address its power supply and metering challenges.
The Directorate of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FSAN) of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned Nigerians to beware of consumption of contaminated PINGUIN brand of mixed vegetables, shipped to Nigeria recently.
Foreign companies, particularly those based in the United States of America, are complaining of pervasive corruption, poor judicial system, inconsistent regulations, and lack of transparency as hindrances to doing business with ease in Nigeria.
“Tramadol has ruined the lives of many promising youths who should have been the future and asset of our beloved country,” Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director-General of NAFDAC has said.
Nigeria is set to partner foreign consultants, comprising legal practitioners and other experts in Switzerland on a voluntary offshore asset repatriation scheme.
The Federal Government says the implementation of the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) will ensure a minimum baseline daily power supply of 4,500Mega Watts (MW) from 2018.
Boboye Oyeyemi, corps marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has approved the deployment of 33,000 personnel to improve vehicular movement and to mitigate crashes during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.
The New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi State has pledged to conduct Local Government Council election within six months, if elected into power.
The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo.
Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, on Saturday lambasted the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over his campaign centered around the economy.
Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.
Two supporters of a Democratic Republic of Congo opposition presidential candidate were killed in clashes with police at a rally on Tuesday, a local human rights organisation said, as tensions rise just 12 days before a crucial election.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for the establishment of state police to curb crime in the country.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday alleged intimation of its members in the University of Lagos by the institution’s Pro Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin.