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Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs, Hameed Ali

Custom seizes smuggled items worth N2 billion

Some of the smuggled items are vehicles, drugs, parboiled rice and frozen poultry products.

L-R: David, Godswill and Obinna during their arrest in Lagos. (Photo: Mojeed Alabi)

Malpractices: Thousands of 2019 UTME candidates won’t get their results – JAMB Registrar

Mr Oloyede said no results will be released until all the recordings on the CCTV installed across the over 700 centres in the country have been viewed.

Candidates writing the JAMB exam at a CBT centre

390 visually impaired participate in 2019 UTME

The UTME for the visually impaired, which is taking place in four centres, started on Tuesday and will be concluded on Wednesday, April 17.

FRSC officials on duty

Motorists driving against traffic to undergo psychiatric test – FRSC

Any driver caught driving against traffic during the forthcoming Easter would also be prosecuted for dangerous driving.

Members of the House of Reps

Speakership: Another Rep declares interest, writes Oshiomhole

About six member of the House have declared their intention to run for the position in June.

Voters voting at the Nomadic Primary School, Polling Unit , at Tudun-Fulani , during the FCT Area Council at Bwari Area Council in Abuja on Saturday (9/03/19). 02036/9/3/2019/Sumail Ibrahim/JAU/NAN

Nigeria’s ‘freest’ election witnessed vote-buying ‘worth N120m to N1bn’- Group

The 1993 election is generally believed to be the ‘fairest and freest’ in Nigeria’s history.

Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture

Nigeria produces 90 per cent of rice it consumes – Minister

Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, on Tuesday expressed satisfaction that Nigeria was now producing 90 per cent of the rice it consumed locally.

Buhari’s aide tackles Omotola over ‘hellish’ comment

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde had described the poor state of the country under President Muhammadu Buhari.

Men of the fire service putting out the fire

Interior minister decorates new fire service CG

Liman Ibrahim takes over from Joseph Anebi who retired from service recently.

Raymond Dokpesi

FCDA demolishes AIT’s ‘building’ in Abuja

The agency says it only demolished the firm’s fence encroaching on the land of other residents.

Court of Appeal Headquarters

Nigeria’s Appeal Court affirms conviction of Congolese for money laundering

The court also approved the forfeiture of $551,225.

Voters voting at the Nomadic Primary School, Polling Unit , Esu Palace Polling both Bwari Area Council, during the FCT Area Council at Bwari Area Council in Abuja on Saturday (9/03/19). 02037/9/3/2019/Sumaila Ibrahim/JAU/NAN

2019: Female political aspirants share election experiences

A few of them identify vote-buying, stereotyping, and lack of funds as some of the challenges they faced.

Nnimmo Bassey

Why Nigeria Should Develop own Indigenous Plant Variety Protection Laws – Experts

Nigeria currently does not participate in the multibillion-dollar global seed trade as a result of lack of a Plant Variety Protection law in the country.

Sex workers used to illustrate the story. {PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria]

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Seven things you did not know about Truvada

Truvada is intended to be used along with condoms, not in place of them, and doesn’t protect against other sexually transmitted diseases

FILE PHOTO: Former NSA Sambo Dasuki and others arraigned over misappropriation at the FCT High Court in Abuja

Court orders SSS to produce Dasuki

Mr Dasuki has been in detention of the State Security Service (SSS) since December 2015, despite about six court orders that granted him bails.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Abuja workers beg Buhari on minimum wage

They ask the president to make the signing of the bill an Easter gift for Nigerian workers.

Abuja communities protesting at the National Assembly

Abuja communities hold protest at National Assembly over Army invasion

The protest has left journalists and other staff of the national assembly stranded outside the complex as the main entrance has been blocked.

Rev. Tor Ujah, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission NCPC

Why 2019 Easter pilgrimage is delayed – Commission

The Easter pilgrimage had been slated for this month.

Maikanti Baru

Nigeria’s daily crude production in 2018 stood at 2.019 million barrels – NNPC

The volume of crude produced translated to an increase of nine per cent above the 2017 average of 1.86 million barrels.


2019 UTME: JAMB arrests over 50 ‘professional examination writers’

Over 1.8 million candidates are expected to sit for the board’s ongoing UTME that commenced nationwide on April 11.

National Agriculture Seeds Council (NASC), conference.

Nigerian agency to begin electronic verification of seeds – DG

The National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) says e-certification will enable easy tracking of seeds to the source

Festus Keyamo

Nigerians don’t need WAEC certificate to become president – Keyamo

Mr Keyamo speaks in defence of President Buhari who was accused of not possessing a WAEC certificate.

The IGP of Police, Mohammed Adamu. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter handle of the Nigerian Police]

Extra-judicial killings by policemen unacceptable – IGP

The IGP says vows to arrest, investigate and punish any police personnel involved in misuse of weapons.

Freshly Removed Human Brain [Photo: Truth Inside Of You]

Study reveals impact of poverty on children’s brain activity

The research revealed that children from lower-income backgrounds, had weaker brain activity and were more likely to be distracted.

Omotola (Photo: Tadall)

Nigeria ‘hellish’ under Buhari, Omotola says

Omotola made the statement on Twitter and Instagram on Sunday evening.