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Spaghetti, furniture, drugs, footwear and the full list of Nigeria’s import prohibition

Not less than 25 items that have been banned from being imported into Nigeria. The Ministry of finance on Friday, circulated the list which includes soaps, spaghetti and used fridges. The ban on the items was put in place by ...

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Alison-Madueke temporarily forfeits $153.3 million to Nigeria

Sequel to an order by a Federal High Court in Lagos, former Nigerian minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, temporarily forfeited $153.3 million to the Nigerian government on Friday. The seized money, according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, ...

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BREAKING: Military rescue another Chibok girl with baby

One of the 218 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls has been found at an undisclosed location in Borno state. Sani Usman, a brigadier general and acting director army public relations identified the girl as Rakiya Abubakar, in a statement issued. “Troops of ...

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Two injured in Aso Rock as firearm goes off

A female staff member of Nigeria’s president’s office, Aso Rock, is undergoing treatment at the State House Clinic, after being injured by an accidental discharge from a gun belonging to an operative of Department of State Services, DSS. Accounts given ...

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Power generation hits 4,959 megawatts

Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI, operational report for Jan. 3, said the power sector hit a peak generation of 4,959 megawatts as against 3,321 megawatts recorded on Dec. 2.On Wednesday, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wheeled out about 3,959 megawatts ...

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Hameed Ali shakes up Custom to meet the challenges of 2017

In a bid to strengthen operations and reposition the Service to meet the challenges of the new year 2017, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the redeployment of 8 Assistant Comptrollers-General and 238 Deputy Comptrollers ...

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Army bars soldiers from uploading pictures, videos to social media

The Nigerian army has stated that its men are prohibited from uploading pictures and videos of their operations on social media. As reported by DailyTrust, a lieutenant-general and general officer commanding (GOC) 1 Division Mechanized Army, Kaduna, gave the directive ...

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ALARMING! Civil war officers yet to be paid 38 years pension

Civil War Officers who voluntarily retired or were discharged from service under the 1976 – 1979 military administration want their 38 years pension arrears paid. The group made the demand in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, retired Sgt. ...

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Ahead of the game: NDLEA discovers cocaine inside imported shoes

The officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja have discovered parcels of whitish substance that tested positive for cocaine inside foot wears. The cocaine, according to the statement released on ...

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Buhari begins payment of N5000 to 1million “vulnerable” Nigerians

The Buhari administration has done it again, by fulfilling another campaign promise to the poor, vulnerable Nigerians. On the heels of the payment of N30,000 stipend to graduates employed under the N-Power programme and N1.2 million micro credit scheme,  the ...

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