Senate investigates alleged N4 trillion revenue leakage in Customs
“The committee also frowns at the level of collusion and corruption within the Customs Service.”
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. […]
PDP: Jonathan backs Dickson reconciliation committee
The former president said he believes in a political solution.
Budget padding: SERAP wants Buhari to order prosecution of indicted lawmakers
The civic group alleges fresh padding of the 2017 budget.
Why Nigerian Army holds championship in Sambisa forest — Buratai
The event opens on Monday.
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.
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.
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.”
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 makes Fortune magazine’s list of 50 world leaders
Adichie’s book ‘Americanah’ recently won the “One Book, One New York” campaign.
Sambisa forest secured for small-arm championship – Army
The annual games will hold from Monday to Friday.
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.
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.
Osinbajo meets with lawmakers, calls for collective action against corruption
“It is in our interest to deal with corruption, this is not moralising.”
Badeh: Nigeria Air Force’s N800 million used for private shopping mall – Witness
Ex-Air Chief Alex Badeh is being prosecuted for alleged corruption.
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.”
NACA urges stronger collaboration between TB, HIV programmes
Tuberculosis is the most common infection suffered by people living with HIV.
NDLEA ‘uncovers new tricks’ used by drug trafficking cartels
Two suspected drug traffickers were caught at Lagos Airport on Thursday
Court strikes out alleged rape case for lack of diligent prosecution
The prosecutor was repeatedly absent in court.