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Nigerian Senate

Senate investigates alleged N4 trillion revenue leakage in Customs

“The committee also frowns at the level of collusion and corruption within the Customs Service.”

Murtala Muhammad Airport, Lagos

NCAA fines airline N9.5 million for violating Nigerian airspace

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance. The NCAA spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, said in a statement on Sunday that the Letter of Sanction conveying the penalties had been sent to Lyxor International, a non-schedule general aviation operator. […]

Kuchingoro Primary Health Care Centre, Abuja

Major health stories in the news last week

A Nigerian drug company was acquired by a French firm.

Gov Dickson and former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan [Photo: NAN]

PDP: Jonathan backs Dickson reconciliation committee

The former president said he believes in a political solution.

House of Reps [Photo: Twitter - @HouseNGR]

Budget padding: SERAP wants Buhari to order prosecution of indicted lawmakers

The civic group alleges fresh padding of the 2017 budget.

Nigerian army

Why Nigerian Army holds championship in Sambisa forest — Buratai

The event opens on Monday.

London's Big Ben and Houses of Parliament [Photo: TripAdvisor]

Climate Change: Lights to go off for one hour around the world to mark Earth Hour

Lights will be switched off at 8.30 p.m.

President of Senegal, Macky Sall [Photo: CGTN Africa]

Senegal’s Macky Sall lauds Buhari on Gambia

Mr. Sall praised President Buhari’s role in Gambia.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

DOWNLOAD: New SSS report on acting EFCC chair, Magu

The SSS had, in controversial reports to the Senate, claimed Mr. Magu is tainted and should not be confirmed to head the nation’s top anti-corruption body.

Kuchingoro Primary Health Care Centre, Abuja

World Tuberculosis Day: Nigeria outlines plans to improve identification, treatment

“Currently Sokoto has the estimated highest prevalence cases in Nigeria with 127 TB cases per 100,000 in 2016.”

Drugs

French firm takes over Nigerian drug manufacturing company, Swipha

Swipha was the first Nigerian pharmaceutical company to obtain ISO 9001 certification in 2007.

Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie makes Fortune magazine’s list of 50 world leaders

Adichie’s book ‘Americanah’ recently won the “One Book, One New York” campaign.

Nigerian Army in Sambisa Forest

Sambisa forest secured for small-arm championship – Army

The annual games will hold from Monday to Friday.

Former Egyptian leader, Hosni Mubarak [Photo: CNN.com]

Former Egyptian leader, Mubarak, walks free for first time in six years

A top appeals court cleared Mr. Mubarak on charges of killing protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his 30 year rule.

Forensic workers at the scene where Miroslava Breach was shot dead by unknown assailants [Photo: Fox News]

Journalist who wrote about Mexico’s organised crime killed

Her death comes just days after the killing of the director of the news portal, El Politico, in the state of Veracruz.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in a handshake with the  Chairman  Tactical Committee on Economic  Recession  Dr Bode Ayorinde during  House of  Representatives Tactical Committee on Economic  Recession  Interactive Session  with the Vice President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on  Thursday (23/03/17)

Osinbajo meets with lawmakers, calls for collective action against corruption

“It is in our interest to deal with corruption, this is not moralising.”

BVN suspects

Men who defrauded Nigerians using BVNs jailed

Two men were jailed for six months.

Alex Badeh in court
Photo: DailyPost

Badeh: Nigeria Air Force’s N800 million used for private shopping mall – Witness

Ex-Air Chief Alex Badeh is being prosecuted for alleged corruption.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Federal character should be based on merit, not on ethnicity – Emir Sanusi

“The issue of federal character should not be an excuse for nepotism; it should be based strictly on merit and not on family or ethnic sentiments.”

Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, NACA, Sani Aliyu

NACA urges stronger collaboration between TB, HIV programmes

Tuberculosis is the most common infection suffered by people living with HIV.

Ahmed Makarfi

No vacancy at PDP national secretariat – Makarfi

The caretaker committee said it was drawn to some newspaper publication, titled “Vacancies in the PDP National Secretariat”.

NDLEA officials [Photo credit: www.ndlea.gov.ng]

NDLEA ‘uncovers new tricks’ used by drug trafficking cartels

Two suspected drug traffickers were caught at Lagos Airport on Thursday

Rape victim 
Photo: guardian.co.uk

Court strikes out alleged rape case for lack of diligent prosecution

The prosecutor was repeatedly absent in court.

Hadiza bala Usman

I’m ready for probe – NPA boss, Hadiza Usman

Ms. Usman, who was appointed in July 2016, denies being investigated fraud.

A Nigerian Passport and Visa used to illustrate the story {Photo:Naij.com]

Nigeria unveils online Visa-on-Arrival platform

The policy will serve investors and visitors from countries where Nigeria does not have a Mission.‎