Tin-Can Customs Command rakes in N78.8bn in 3 months

By Aisha Cole The Tin-Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it generated N78.8 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up from N76.7 billion realised in the corresponding period of 2018. NCS Area Controller, Mohammed Musa, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Lagos […]

Normalcy returns to Gombe

Security agencies, including the army, have confirmed that normalcy has returned to Gombe metropolis after Saturday’s violence amidst the burial of some youths. The violence caused the state government to impose a curfew on Saturday at about 3 pm. The curfew was on Sunday relaxed after due consultation with the security agencies in the state. […]

Activist tasks CAN, PFN, over proliferation of churches in Nigeria

Igbaugba Ehigimetor A Human Right Activist, Chief Patrick Eholor, has challenged religious bodies to rise up and regulate the proliferation of Churches in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria ((NAN), reports that the activist and founder of One Love Foundation, stated this in a chat with newsmen in Benin on Sunday. He said the […]

JUST IN: Cameroon win 2019 Under-17 AFCON

The Young Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have won the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Tanzania after defeating the Syli Cadets of Guinea 5-3 on penalties. The encounter played on Sunday at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, moved into penalties following a goalless outcome in regulation time. The Guineans had defeated Nigeria’s […]

Road linking Abia to A/Ibom, Rivers, Cameroon begins soon – Onuigbo

The first phase of a road that will link Abia state to Akwa Ibom state, Rivers, Cross River and even to Cameroon is set to commence soon, Rep. Sam Onuigbo has said. Onuigbo who represents Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South federal constituency, told newsmen in Umuahia, that the Umuahia-Ikwuano-Ikot Ekpene federal road was set to begin. Onuigbo spoke […]

Man City tighten grip on EPL title, win 1-0 at Burnley

Sergio Aguero was on target as Manchester City restored their one-point lead at the top of the English Premier League with a nervous and scrappy 1-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s side now need to win their final games at home to Leicester City and away to Brighton and Hove […]

Police arrest ‘spiritual father’ of kidnappers, killer of King Agom Adara

2 hours ago 0  104  0 The Police said Operation Puff Adder has nabbed its biggest catches since its launch: the arrest of Malam Salisu Abubakar, said to be the spiritual godfather of kidnappers and another man who claimed to have masterminded the killing of King Agom Adara in Kaduna state. The king who was returning from Kaduna […]

After indictment, FG pays suspended NHIS boss N13.8m

The Federal Government has paid the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, N13.8m in salary and allowances despite being indicted by a committee set up by the government to probe him, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. The seven-man committee, led by Dr. Hassan Bukar, a retired permanent secretary, set up by the […]

Buhari donates $500,000 to G’Bissau for elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has donated $500,000  in  support  of  the legislative election  in Guinea Bissau. He also approved five  Toyota Hilux, two trucks, 10 motorcycles and 350 units of electoral kits for Guinea Bissau. The Presidency said  Buhari made the donations  in response to an “urgent request” by Guinea Bissau to support the electoral process […]

MASSIVE JUBILATION FLOODS APC As Tribunal Releases Judgement In Their Favour

It has been reported that the Governorship and National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State on Thursday granted All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Ahmad Aliyu, leave to inspect used election materials. It also ordered that Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, be served the court processes through substituted means. According to the News Agency of Nigeria […]