FILE PHOTO: Some smuggled poultry product Nigeria Customs Service has made seizures worth N28, 660,717 in the third week of its fight against smuggling of frozen poultry products tagged Operation Hawk Descend.
The crisis rocking the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is far from over as the aggrieved workers of the party have threatened to release more incriminating documents against the National Working Committee (NWC). This comes as indication emerged that some members of the Board of Trustees (BoT)
While the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is applying statutory process towards recovering the N23billion debt owed the federal government by four defaulting rice importers, the latter has engaged in attempts to justify their deeds. Reacting to a newspaper publication credited to the Nigerian Rice Millers Association (NRMA), which the NCS
Kaduna state governor Malam Nasir el-Rufa’i last week sacked his Aide De Camp (ADC), ASP Abdullah Usman over allegations of insubordination. Governor el-Rufa’i had particularly asked the Police authority to appoint ASP Usman to work with him after winning the gubernatorial election.
Lagos—The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to strike out the suit by BGL Plc, its subsidiaries and others over allegations that they were indebted to investors to the tune of N5.7billion.
Islamist sect, Boko Haram, has released a barbaric video of its brutality in Nigeria, the stronghold of the sect. The sect has been waging a six-year old war against Nigeria and its neighbours but has been repelled in recent times.
THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss, Ibrahim Lamorde yesterday said it has secured 800 convictions in its eleven year of existence and hundreds of cases still pending in various courts across the country. He also lamented that public funds management is secretive and that accountability is very poor.
The Consumer Protection Council on Monday said it had commenced investigative sitting into the operations of MultiChoice Nigeria through its Digital Satellite Television offering based on alleged consumer rights violation against the pay-television firm. The council said already, a four-man team led by MultiChoice’s Regulatory Affairs Manager had responded to
Cool TV’s The Blog this past week featured DJ Cuppy and she talked about her presidential inaugural performance, being an ambassador for peace with the previous government and attacks she faced for being away from Nigeria during elections. This episode also talks about Nicki Minaj’s rant on the VMAs, and
The Central Bank is working with the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to ensure the full disbursement in three weeks, of the more than N200 billion power support fund meant to resolve a pile of legacy debts and empower generating and distribution firms to produce and wheel more electricity to
The Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has fired back at those who criticised his trip to England to watch the Community Shield game between Arsenal and Chelsea rather than watching any of the two Nigerian teams that were involved in international matches on Sunday. The U-23 Eagles and the
President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent visit to the United States has revealed again how our national wealth, expressed in illegal crude oil deals , high profile funds etc, finds its way to foreign countries. The President was informed of a mind-boggling $150bn stashed away in foreign countries by past government officials!
The photo on the cover page of Sunday PUNCH of August 2, 2015,was most captivating. On a first glance, you are left to wonder what’s the business of these rural girls on the cover of a leading national newspaper?
When Muhammadu Buhari took office two months ago, hopes were high that the former general would act quickly to drag Nigeria out of the economic crisis he had inherited. But the prolonged search by Nigeria’s new president for his cabinet and the relative silence on plans to tackle the tough