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Customs impound pick-up vans worth N432m in Abuja

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)  has evacuated 27 Toyota Hilux pick-up vans with duty value of N432 million and suspected to have been smuggled into the country, from sales stands. Mr. Aminu Dangaladima , the Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs in-charge of Enforcement, Investigation and Inspection, made the development known to newsmen …

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Buhari Asked Us To Focus On Northern Nigeria — World Bank

Buhari Asked Us To Focus On Northern Nigeria — World Bank

The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, said on Thursday that the bank had concentrated on the northern region of Nigeria in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s request. Kim and the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, who spoke at separate press conferences in Washington DC, …

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Monkey pox: Anambra schools register poor attendance

Monkey pox: Anambra schools register poor attendance

Schools in Anambra State, Thursday, witnessed poor attendance resulting from Wednesday’s monkey pox disease scare which began as a result of the commencement of a military medical outreach sponsored by the 82 division of the Nigerian Arny. Daily Post correspondent who moved round the capital city of Awka to monitor …

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Lagos State Govt. Denies Backing Demotion Of CP Edgar Imohim

Lagos State Govt. Denies Backing Demotion Of CP Edgar Imohim

The Lagos State Government has denied issuing a statement on the alleged demotion of the State Police Commissioner Ag CP Edgal Imohinmi. A top government official said on Thursday afternoon (October 12) refusing to disclose his identity the government is still studying the situation and will speak at the appropriate …

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Pope hits 40 million Twitter followers

Pope hits 40 million Twitter followers

Vatican City (AFP) – The pope has racked up 40 million followers on Twitter, the Vatican said on Wednesday, underlining the Catholic leader’s status as one of the world’s biggest social media players. The total, spread across accounts in nine languages, leaves Francis neck and neck with his occasional online …

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40 Boko Haram terrorists surrender to NSCDC in Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno State says about 40 Boko Haram insurgents have indicated willingness to surrender to the Corps. The Commandant of the corps in the state, Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Abdullahi …

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Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s 56 houses

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The houses, located in Lagos and Port Harcourt, were said to have been acquired by the ex-minister between 2011 and 2013 using front companies. …

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