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Hadiza Bala Usman

Hadiza Bala-Usman exonerates NPA from lapses in cargo clearance

The Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman has said the NPA should not be solely blamed for lapses in cargo clearance in the nation’s seaports, stressing that it takes more than the agency to see cargo out of the ports.

Customs command generates over N1 billion in two months

The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Area Command, Lagos State, said on Monday that it generated over N1billion revenue between August and September.

Executive Order 6: Sambo Dasuki, Orji Kalu, Danjuma Goje, Sule Lamido, Chimaroke Nnamani, 45...

A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Daniel Onjeh

2019: APC’s chances under threat over primaries – Daniel Onjeh

Former president of the National Association of Nigerian Students and senatorial aspirant, Daniel Onjeh, has cautioned that the electoral chances of All Progressives Congress (APC) may be badly hurt if the party failed to quickly resolve the primary election crisis ravaging its state chapters.
Daniel Onjeh

Daniel Onjeh: Atiku Abubakar not a threat to Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election

Mr Daniel Onjeh, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Benue South Senatorial candidate has said that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is not a threat to President Muhammadu Buhari’s chances of re-election in 2019.

Customs intercept smuggled goods worth N2.24 billion

Smuggled items, including nine bulletproof Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) and 11,000 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice, with an approximate Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N2.02 billion, have been intercepted by the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’, Ikeja of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar defeats Bukola Saraki, Aminu Tambuwal to emerge PDP presidential candidate

Former Vice President, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, has emerged the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) after a keenly contested primary at the National Convention of the party held at the Adokiye Amasiemeka Stadium, Igwuruta-Ali, Port Harcourt.

2019: How Atiku Abubakar emerged PDP presidential candidate

At the end of the count of the votes at the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar polled 1,532 To bet 11 other contestants.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed tasks revenue generating agencies to double efforts

Nigeria's Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has tasked revenue generating agencies to re-double efforts to bring in more monies for the country to meet development plans, as well as debt financing commitments to creditors.

Nigeria Customs promotes officers, redeploys others

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Saturday said it had elevated four officers to the rank of Acting Comptroller-General (ACG) and redeployed 13 others to revamp the service.
Finance Minister, Mrs Zainab Ahmed and CG Customs, Col Hameed Ali

Zainab Ahmed: Why Nigeria’s debt appears high

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says Nigeria’s debt appears high because the country is currently facing a low revenue challenge.

Oil and gas export sales up to $416 million

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says a total of crude oil and gas export sales of $416.07 million was realised in June, which is 35.78 per cent higher than the previous month.
The Nigeria Customs Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ has intercepted a bus carrying two big sacks containing military uniforms and boots along the Ijebu-Ode expressway.

Customs intercepts military hardware along Ijebu-Ode expressway

The Nigeria Customs Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ has intercepted a bus carrying two big sacks containing military uniforms and boots along the Ijebu-Ode expressway.

Chibuike Amaechi tasks Shippers’ Councils on issues affecting trade facilitation

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, urged African Shippers’ Councils to focus on the implementation of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFC), and issues relating to trade.

Customs generate N852 million revenue

The Kaduna/Katsina Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N852 million as revenue for the month of August 2018.

FIRS to block bank accounts of 6,772 corporate tax defaulters

Babatunde Fowler, executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), said that 6,772 corporate bank accounts will be frozen for defaulting on tax payments.

FIRS rakes in N12.66 billion from billionaire tax debtors

Less than a month after it commenced its substitution of accounts of recalcitrant billionaire taxpayers, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has collected N12.66 billion in tax revenue.

Nigeria Customs intercepts 49 vehicles in Kaduna

The Nigeria Customs Service Strike Force has intercepted 49 vehicles and other contraband with duty paid value of N126.8 million in Zone B.

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The Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia speaking at the Africa Rise and Shine book launch in New York

Jim Ovia launches ‘Africa Rise and Shine’ in New York

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia recently launched his book, Africa Rise and Shine in New York. This prestigious event happened on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly and had foreign dignitaries and private sector captains of industry in attendance.

Mauricio Pochettino: I’m not available for Argentina job

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has alerted the Argentine FA that he is not available to replace Jorge Sampaoli as La Albiceleste coach.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government to partner ICAN for nation’s rapid development

The Federal Government says it will partner with meaningful organisations like the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) to ensure rapid development of the country.

NAF chief assures Agatu residents of end to herders’ attack

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has assured the people of Agatu, a riverside community in Benue, that days of horror from herdsmen are over .
APC Nigeria Supporters

Akwa Ibom APC dares PDP over alleged protest plan

The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has threatened to stage a counter protest against the administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel if the plan to protest against the APC government would go ahead.