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 The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Command,

has disbursed a total of  N1.2 billion to the Federal Government as revenue in November this year (2016).

 It also recorded 99 seizures with Duty Paid Value of N82.9 million despite lull in business.

By Patience Michael,

Bauchi

 

Education  and health sectors got the lion shares in Bauchi State 2017 Appropriation Bill as presented to the state House of Assembly by Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar.

.Tasks Ogboko youths on education

 

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has lambasted pensioners in the state; asking them if they were not dying.

 Okorocha, who spoke in Owerri, was irked by the massive turnout of pensioners, who protested in Owerri last week Thursday, over non-payment of backlog of pension.

 

Families of the Nigerian "Chibok girls" freed by Islamist group Boko Haram say they are being closely guarded and were not allowed home for Christmas.

Avail International Consults Limited (AICL Education), an organization set up to help students and Nigerians in general fulfill their dreams of studying and or relocating abroad, has unveiled a special quarterly career workshop for Secondary Schools in Lagos State.

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Re-examining Abia governance

By Uche Nwosu

 

Lawyer lambasts Obasanjo for calling judge ignorant, stupid

Kolawole Olaniyan, the legal adviser of the International Secretariat of Amnesty International in London, has criticized former president Olusegun Obasanjo for insulting Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Dialogue with Niger Delta militants, Fayose advises Buhari

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to dialogue with the Niger Delta militants, especially the

Buhari cancels trip to Senegal for ECOWAS Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has again cancelled his scheduled trip to Dakar, Senegal for the 49th Extra-Ordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), adding to a string of abruptly scrapped travels by the Presidency in the last two weeks

Buhari gives CBN go-ahead on flexible naira

 

Faced with an economy nearing recession and inflation at the highest in almost six years, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, has backed down on his refusal to allow the naira to weaken.

 

Dollar ticks up on rate-hike talk, exports lift Aussie

 

The dollar edged higher against the yen and euro Tuesday as traders weighed the impact of a likely US interest rate hike, while Australia’s currency jumped after upbeat trade data boosted hopes for the economy.

Niger Delta Avengers threatens 'bloody' attacks

 

A militant group in the Niger Delta, Niger Delta Avengers, has issued a renewed threat to international oil companies as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly plans a visit to the troubled region.

Ekweremadu condemns killings in South-East

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has condemned the reported killing of young men and women by security operatives in parts of the South East, all in the name of quelling disturbances.

Ebonyi PDP suspends youth leader

 

Ebonyi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended its youth leader, Mark Onu.

 Onu was alleged to have caused public disorder and attempted to disrupt the 2016 Democracy Day celebration in the state.

RRS raids 59 black spots, quizzes two cultists

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command over the weekend arrested 59 suspected social miscreants during a raid on criminal hideouts and black spots in the state.

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