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Central bank lists measures for anti-money laundering, combating financing of terrorism

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned employees of financial institutions to avoid establishing relationships with individuals or entities who may pose undue reputational risks to their organisations.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu decries illicit financial flows, vote buying during elections

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has condemned the increasing wave of illicit financial flows and vote buying during elections in the country.
Lagos Port

5,000 containers trapped at ports as Customs bans third-party clearance

The big stick wielded by the high command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the unwholesome practice of ‘third-party’ clearance by freight forwarders has started to take its toll on clearance procedures as over 5,000 containers caught in the web of this practice are presently trapped at the ports.
Oil Spillage

Peter Idabor: Assent to NOSDRAs Amendment Bill will enable criminalisation of oil spill

Mr Peter Idabor, the Director General, National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on Tuesday called for assent to the agency’s amendment bill to ensure criminalisation of oil-spill in the country.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Nyesom Wike rescinds sack of Rivers broadcast stations’ chiefs

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has overturned the sack of the Managing Directors of Rivers State television and radio stations.

APC youths move to break barriers to youth leadership in Kaduna

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Youths in Kaduna State on Saturday held a gathering tagged, “Kaduna State APC Emerging Young Leaders Summit’’, to break the barriers to youth leadership in the state.
NAFDAC Director General Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye

Two companies sanctioned for marketing calcium sulphate without certificate

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has sanctioned two chemical companies for marketing calcium sulphate without listing certificate in Abuja.

Official: Benin accident victims not JOHESU members

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says none of its members was involved in an auto crash over the weekend in Benin City.

Senate threatens to pass 2018 budget without MDAs submissions

The Senate on Wednesday threatened to pass the 2018 budget without submissions from recalcitrant Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

House of Reps deny arrest warrant against Glo chief Mike Adenuga

The House of Representatives has denied report on the alleged threat to arrest against Mike Adenuga, chairman of Globacom Limited by the Ad-hoc Committee investigating the unremitted revenues by some telecom companies.

Recent Stories

Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
OLAMIJU ALAO-AKALA

Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.