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Cross-section of some of smuggled 2018 Model Toyota Haice Bus seized by Nigeria Customs Service in Lagos on Wednesday (25/7/18). 04002/25/7/2018/Wasiu Zubair/TA/HB/NAN

Border Closure: Customs intercepts 55 fairly-used vehicles

The official described as baseless and unfounded reports on social media alleging that officers were collecting money in order to allow passage of fairly-used vehicles into the country despite the border drill.

Hong Kong on map

Pro-Beijing lawmaker stabbed while campaigning in Hong Kong

A video widely circulated online shows the attack on Ho in the far-north town of Tuen Mun.

NNPC Towers: P&ID and the Petroleum ministry signed the contract here

First phase of Port Harcourt refinery repairs completed – NNPC

The NNPC boss highlights of the achievements by his management since he assumed office a few months ago.

Otojareri Governor Lucky (a.k.a Sam Lewis) and Otojareri President Mayor (a.k.a John Jacob Carison)

Two brothers jailed five years for fraud

The brothers were arraigned by the Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

senate plenary

Reps advocate increased funding for Nigerian missions

The lawmaker said many of the missions abroad operate from dilapidated buildings and rented properties.

Minister of Communication, Dr Isa Pantami

Communication Minister directs NCC to resolve ‘illegal data deduction’

Mr Pantami also directed the communication agency to ensure the downward review of the price of data in the country.

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FOA). [Photo credit: Opportunity Desk]

Four million Nigerians face acute food insecurity – FAO

The organisation projects that about 5.94 million Nigerians would be in food crisis phase or worse off between June and August 2020, if nothing is done.

Former Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako. [Photo credit: OlaitanAjiboye]

Alleged N40 bn fraud: EFCC witness testifies in court via video link

Kobis Arithimni, a former Secretary to Adamawa State Government, currently resides in the United Kingdom.

Former Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan

Ex-Governor Uduaghan speaks on Court of Appeal loss

Mr Uduaghan said he had called Mr Manager to congratulate him on his victory


Alleged Same-sex Offence: Lack of space in courtroom forces judge to adjourn arraignment of gay suspects

The defendants face a one-count charge of “making a public show of a same-sex amorous relationship with each other in hidden places”

Dapo Olorunyomi

Premium Times seeks collaboration with NAN to curb fake news

“The problems of fake news or what we professionally will call disorder in the information ecosystem has really made things tough.”

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (Photo Credit: DailyPost)

Nigeria yet to settle N150 billion judgement debt – AGF

Mr Malami says the Federal Government has the responsibility of striking a balance between genuine judgments and fraudulent ones.

EFCC operatives

EFCC arraigns FCMB, two workers for criminal negligence

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges filed by the EFCC.

Some legislative aides protesting

Lawan, Gbajabiamila meet minister over ex-legislative aides’ severance pay

Mr Lawan said the essence was to ensure the payment of severance allowances for legislative aides who worked between 2015 and 2019.

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Security guard charged with negligence after theft at facility

The security guard was remanded in prison.

Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

Onnoghen: Supreme Court strikes out referral appeal

The referral appeal filed by Samuel Nwawka was struck out by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, who led five justices.


Bank worker, wife arrested over alleged $1.49 million money laundering

EFCC said the couple allegedly laundered $1.49 million through the wife’s bank account in Nigeria.

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Church protocol officer arrested for blackmailing girls with nude photos

The suspect, Victor Duru, a Madonna University drop out, was arrested in Surulere on Thursday.

Customs intercept bags of foreign rice

Price of rice will soon drop across Nigeria – Gov. Bagudu

“The bumper harvest the rice farmers have recorded this rainy season will bring down the price…”

NiMet predicts weather across Nigeria

NiMet predicts Monday’s weather across Nigeria

“For central states, partly cloudy to sunny conditions are expected over the region.”

Uduak-Joe Ntuk (Photo Credit: Grunion Gazette)

Nigerian appointed oil and gas supervisor by California governor

The division prioritises protecting the public and the environment in its oversight of the oil, natural gas and geothermal industries.

ICPC Operatives

ICPC arrests two officials over SIP fraud

The arrest was the outcome of a recently launched collaboration between the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) and ICPC.

Activist dismisses Jibrin’s demand for apology, N3 billion damage

Mr Jibrin, a former lawmaker, had accused the activist of making false allegations.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Police arrest fake doctor, shutdown clinic

“According to first intelligence report, Adamu is a patient medicine operator but suddenly turned a three-bedroom house to a clinic…”

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Senate Last Week: Budget defence continues behind closed doors

The Senate also urged the University of Maiduguri to reverse its fee hike.