The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that it generated the sum of N1,562 trillion in revenue for the year 2020, exceeding the target by about N181bn. According to a press statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Service, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah, the last year’s revenue generation...
Justice Lateefa A. Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, convicted and sentenced Okey Nwosu, a former Managing Director, Finbank Plc, to three years imprisonment for over 10m fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Nwosu alongside Dayo Famuroti,...
The umbrella body of all leaders of Urhobo youth groups Urhobo Youth Leaders Council (UYLC), led by Comr. Lucky Emonefe, over the weekend in Warri issued a press statement which was made available to the media. The group warns that if the President does not follow the Act establishing the...
Following a careful review of the first phase of the end of year special patrol being embarked upon by personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and increasing cases of speed related crashes recorded within the period, the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has expressed deep concerns and...
The Federal Government has declared Friday 25, Monday 28 December 2020 and Friday, January 1, 2021 as public holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year Celebrations respectively. According to a statement released by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Shuaib M. L Belgore, the...
The National Identity Management Commision, NIMC, today shut down a number of enrollment centres across the country, as a result of non-adherence to the Covid-19 pandemic prevention protocols. This is according to a statement addressed to the general public via the Commission's social media handle. As a control measure, the Commission...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Saturday, December 19, 2020 received an award from Interpol's National Central Bureau, NCB, for her contributions in combating crime and criminality in Nigeria. The Commissioner of Police in charge of NCB, Garba Baba Umar, in his speech commended the EFCC for being...
The Commandant General, (CG) Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Abdulahi Gana Mohammadu, on Friday, in his office, received Covid 19 testing equipment (Polymerase chain reaction CPR machines) and personal protective equipment which he ordered for, to help fight novel coronavirus. The equipment will provide results within a short...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, gas approved the licensing of 173 private sector agents as well as 30 State Governments/Public Sector Institutions to conduct enrollment of Nigerians and legal residents into the National Identity Database (NIDB) on behalf of the National Identity...
Following the Federal Government's directives on the harmonisation of citizens' data by relevant agencies, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) had, in compliance with the directives, earlier put members of the public on notice. As a follow up to that, FRSC Management has resolved that effective 21 December, 2020, all...