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Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs redeploys five senior officers, appoints DCGs, ACGs

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (Retd), has effected the redeployment of five senior officers.

Customs appoints two acting DCGs, 5 ACGs in major reorganisation

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Thursday announced the appointment of two acting Deputy Comptrollers General of Customs, five acting Assistant Comptrollers General of Customs and effected redeployment of five senior officers.
Johanna Ng’eno is accused of using abusive and demeaning language against the president, the Daily Nation newspaper reports quoting a police report.

Kenyan MP arrested for demeaning president

A Kenyan MP was arrested on Monday evening for remarks made against President Uhuru Kenyatta over the weekend, according to local media.

Robbers steal N1.6 million from fishermen in Lagos

The Police in Badagry, Lagos, on Tuesday, said they had arrested three suspects, who allegedly robbed three fishermen of N1.6 million and other valuables at Gberefu beach in Badagry.
In a statement, Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe reported the testing of 3,197 samples in 24 hours, raising the total number of tests carried out in the country to 279,612.

Kenya reports over 1,000 coronavirus recoveries as cases reach 26,436

Kenya's coronavirus cases jumped by 599 on Sunday to reach 26,436, following the testing of 4,420 samples in 24 hours.

Customs in Seme intercepts 136,350 litres of petrol, 79 used cars

The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted 79 used vehicles known as ‘Tokunbo’ and 136,350 liters of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) called petrol in the last six months.
Addressing a news conference in Lagos on Wednesday, Setonji David, the lawmaker representing Badagry Constituency II in Lagos House of Assembly, said that the road had become a “national embarrassment.”

Lagos-Badagry expressway a ‘national embarrassment’ – assemblyman

A Lagos lawmaker and some concerned residents have lamented over the deplorable condition of Badagry Expressway, describing the road as a death trap.

Badagry monarch demands N10 million compensation from Customs for assault

A Badagry monarch, Alapa of Apa, Oba Adekanmi Oyekan, has petitioned the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hammed Alli (rtd) over assault.

Stray bullets hit two as Customs, petrol smugglers clash

Two youngsters have been hit by stray bullets during a confrontation between operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and petrol smugglers at Seme border in Lagos State.

Nigerian government completes plan to start work on Lagos-Badagry expressway

The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rep. Babatunde Hunpe, on Sunday assured residents of the town that palliative work would soon start on the bad section of Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
One of the two luxurious buses that brought the Nigerian returnees from Ghana at Seme border post on Saturday.

53 more Nigerian returnees from Ghana, Benin Republic arrive Seme border

Another batch of 53 Nigerian returnees from Ghana and Benin Republic arrived Seme Border Post in Lagos State on Saturday.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Senegal reports 59 more coronavirus cases

Senegal’s Ministry of Health and Social Action, on Friday, reported 59 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the confirmed total to 1,551 in the country.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

Another 23 Nigerian returnees from Togo arrive Seme border

Another batch of 23 Nigerian returnees from Togo Republic arrived Seme Border Post in Lagos State in the early hours of Sunday.
The partial closure of Nigeria’s land border with neighbours will continue beyond January 2020 and will only be terminated until the set objectives are achieved.

Nigerian returnees from Ivory Coast arrive Seme border

The much-awaited 67 Nigerians resident in Ivory Coast on Wednesday arrived at Seme Border Post in a luxurious bus with registration number Osun XA 240 EJG.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Nigerian government politicising fight against coronavirus

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the Federal Government of politicising the fight against the spread of coronavirus, describing the selective support to states as unfortunate.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Official: Lagos may record 39,000 virus cases

The Lagos State Government has projected that the numbers of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the state might reach 39, 000, if good social distancing was not adhered to by the public.
Liverpool star forward Sadio Mane donated £41,000 to help fight coronavirus in his country Senegal.

Sadio Mane donates £41,000 to fight coronavirus in Senegal

Mane, 27, has been one of the standout players in world football this season with 18 goals and 12 assists for Liverpool.
A regional minister in Lombardy, the Italian region most affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak, has tested positive for the virus.

Coronavirus hits Senegal holy city ahead of religious event

A novel coronavirus case has been confirmed in the central Senegalese city of Touba, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday, ahead of a large religious gathering planned there later this month.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.