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NBS: FAAC disbursed N270.17 billion to federal government in January

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), disbursed the sum of N270.17 billion to the Federal Government in January, 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed.

INEC shifts elections by one week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2019 general elections.

President Buhari felicitates with Lamido of Adamawa on 75th birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa on the joyous occasion of his 75th birthday.
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$900 million worth of Pangolin seizures made in Nigeria in 2018

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says that more than 900 million dollars’ worth of Pangolin for illicit trading were seized in Nigeria in 2018.
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Police debunk raiding operation before elections in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has debunked a story in the social media that it will carry out general raiding in the state on Thursday and Friday before elections.

Customs distributes relief materials to orphanages in Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said on Tuesday that it had started distribution of seized smuggled rice and other items to orphanages in Lagos.

Comptroller: NCS generated N210 million in Niger in January

The Niger Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service generated N210 million internal revenue in January, according to its Comptroller, Alhaji Abba-Kaseem Yusuf.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Tight security at Lagos airport as President Buhari visits for campaign

A large number of security operatives were on Saturday deployed to strategic positions at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, ahead of the today’s visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.

Election: Customs intercept police uniforms, tear gas in Lagos

Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, the Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A,’ Nigeria Customs Service, said it intercepted bales of uniforms, tear gas canisters and other paraphernalia of the Nigeria Police Force.

ICPC to prosecute Dikko Inde, Garba Makarfi, Umar Hussaini over alleged N1.1 billion fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) will on Feb.14 arraign three men, Dikko Inde, Garba Makarfi and Umar Hussaini, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, over alleged N1.1 billion fraud.
the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state

VP Osinbajo survives as helicopter crash lands

Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, has escaped death as his helicopter crash landed in Kogi State, his spokesperson, Laolu Akande says.
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ANLCA urges federal government to cancel 35 percent import levy to discourage smuggling

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) on Wednesday called for an outright cancellation of the 35 per cent levy imposed on new vehicles imported into the country.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar denies perpetrating corruption while at Customs

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has dismissed allegation that he used his position in the Nigeria Customs Service to perpetrate acts of corruption.

Customs to sue insurance firms for delaying N1.8 billion premium

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Comptroller-General, (CGC), Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), on Tuesday vowed he would not hesitate to sue four firms for defaulting to pay the families of deceased officers’ backlog amounting to N1.819 billion premiums between 2009 and 2014.

Hameed Ali: Customs generated N4 trillion in four years

The Nigeria Customs Service said it generated about four trillion naira revenue for the country in the last four years.

Customs targets N887bn revenue in 2019

Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, disclosed on Monday that the Federal Government has set a revenue target of N887 billion for the Service in 2019, assuring that the figure will be surpassed as management has set a far higher in-house target for itself.

INEC: 2019 elections will test professionalism of security agencies

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the 2019 general elections will test the professionalism of Nigeria’s security agencies.
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.

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Adams Oshiomhole: APC to resume campaign

APC’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Saturday faulted the decision by INEC to bar political parties from embarking on another round of campaigns before the start of the rescheduled election.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: FAAC disbursed N270.17 billion to federal government in January

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), disbursed the sum of N270.17 billion to the Federal Government in January, 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed.
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Asa to headline 2019 MTN Bush Fire Festival

Nigerian-French musician, Asa Elemide, will headline the 2019 MTN Bush Fire Festival, according to organisers.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: INEC must not take us for granted

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, said that the Independent National Electoral Commission, must not take Nigerians for granted.
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Cristiano Ronaldo back in Madrid ready to tackle favourite victim Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Spain ready to bury the demons of his nightmare Champions League debut for Juventus on Wednesday against one of his favourite victims Atletico Madrid.