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The Senate has insisted that the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Colonel Hameed Ali (rtd), must appear before lawmakers at the plenary on Wednesday to explain the proposed Retrospective Policy on import duties on cars.

.Govt closes school

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

 

'Sa'adu Zungur' Model Primary and Secondary School, Bauchi has been shut down following alleged illegal marriages conducted among the students.

By Patience Michael,

Bauchi

 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) led Bauchi State government has been challenged to conduct a free and fair local government elections in the state.

The People's Democractic Party ( PDP) gave the challenge in a communiqué issued at the end of its expanded stakeholders’ meeting‎ at Zaranda Hotel Bauchi.

The Apapa Command of Nigeria Customs Service has impounded a 40-foot container laden with Tilapia fish from Turkey.

 Customs Area Controller of the Command, Jibrin Musa, disclosed in Lagos that the importer declared apples as the content of the container before scanning proved it to be 2,700 cartons of prohibited frozen fish.

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday, March 13, 2017, paid an unofficial inspection of the Minna International Airport on his way to Abuja.

 The visit was to know why many airlines have refused to fly the Kaduna Airport, as the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is undergoing six weeks rehabilitation.

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Robbers 'pose as police' in Johannesburg airport heist

 

Armed thieves masquerading as police have carried out a robbery at Johannesburg's international airport in South Africa, reports say.

The thieves are said to have driven into a restricted zone on Tuesday evening and taken containers of cash.

Couple 'detained in UAE over sex

 

A South African man and his Ukrainian fiancee have been detained in the United Arab Emirates for unlawful sex, a relative says.

Osinbajo fags off Lagos-Ibadan new rail project

 

Nigeria’s Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday performed the ground breaking for the commencement of work on the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project.

Ile-Ife communal clash claims five

 

Five people are said to have been killed in a clash at the Sabo area of Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Organizers correct ticket link for Eagles’ London games

Ayo Abada, Lagos

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and its official FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport, have released the correct link for those who desire tickets for the Super Eagles’ two international friendlies in London later this month.

Potiskum’s 80-bed hospital begins operation

By Mohammed Abubakar,

Damaturu

 

The 80-bed capacity hospital in Potiskum town of Yobe State built by Senator Muhammad Hassan and commissioned by the Senate President Bukola Saraki has commenced services.

Morocco applies to join West African regional economic bloc

Morocco is applying to join the Economic Community of West African States, the bloc confirmed Tuesday, a move that some analysts see as a continuation of checkbook diplomacy to consolidate the North African kingdom's claim on Western Sahara.

Mourinho to reward Manchester United star with new deal

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will reward midfielder Ander Herrera with a new deal after an impressive year for the player at Old Trafford, according to reports.

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