• Tue. Mar 5th, 2024

Return of Commercial Activities In Onitsha: CP Adeoye Assesses Security Measures

On March 4, 2024, the Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, paid a visit to Onitsha to evaluate the security deployment and engage with shuttle drivers operating along Upper Iweka…

NPF Reaffirms Ban On POS, Electronic Money Transactions In Police Facilities

In response to growing concerns over alleged illegal financial transactions, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has issued a renewed ban on the use of Point-of-Sale (POS) machines and other electronic…

Dare Akogun, 14 Journalists Secure Fellowship For Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

In a significant achievement, Dare Akogun, a well-known broadcaster from Kwara and Senior News Editor at Sobi FM Ilorin, has been chosen alongside 14 journalists globally to attend the 10th…

Troops Thwart Smuggling Operations Intercept 27 Sacks of Drugs, Petroleum Products

In a commendable display of vigilance, Nigerian Army (NA) Troops, in collaboration with the Nigerian Customs Service, successfully intercepted illicit activities in two separate operations within the 81 Division NA…

Nigerian Navy Arrests Motor Tanker “Sweet Miri” For Crude Oil Theft

In a significant achievement for Operation Delta Sanity, the Nigerian Navy (NN) has apprehended a syndicate of 13 crew members, comprising one Ghanaian and 12 Nigerians, aboard the Ghanaian-owned Motor…

IGP Egbetokun Ensures Improved Welfare With Commissioning Of New Facilities

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D. NPM, has reiterated his commitment to enhancing the welfare of officers within the Nigeria Police Force. This pledge was affirmed during…

Anambra State Police Command Announces Dates, Centers For 2022 Police Recruitment Computer-Based Test

The Anambra State Police Command extends a public announcement regarding the upcoming 2022 Police Recruitment Computer-Based Test (CBT) for general duty candidates. The scheduled test will take place between the…

Nigeria Customs Service Introduces 90-Day Window For Import Duty Regularization On Vehicles

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has taken a proactive step towards improving compliance and simplifying import processes by introducing a 90-day window for the regularization of import duties on specific…

Sterling Bank Partners With EAS To Boost Forex Earnings For Nigerian SMEs

Sterling Bank Ltd., one of Nigeria’s foremost commercial banks, has announced a strategic collaboration with Export And Sell Nigeria Limited (EAS) to host the “Export to Wealth” conference, set to…

Customs Embarks on Digital Transformation Journey With ICT/Modernization Retreat

In a landmark move toward digital transformation, the Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, initiated a 2-day NCS 2024 ICT—Modernization Management Retreat on Friday, March 1, 2024, in Abuja.…

The Time To Support President Tinubu Is Now — Adamu Salisu

When Nigeria’s President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, assumed leadership of the country on May 29th, 2023, he pledged to hit the ground running. This promise quickly manifested in an array of…

Police Announces Recruitment Exam Dates For Delta State Applicants

The Delta State Police Command has issued a press release regarding the upcoming Police recruitment examinations scheduled to take place from March 5th to March 6th, 2024. This announcement comes…

Retired Colonel Bello Fadile Marks 25th Anniversary of Liberation From Life Sentence

In a reflective interview over the weekend, retired Nigerian Army Colonel Bello Fadile, holding a Ph.D. in Law, recounted the momentous event of his release 25 years ago from what…

Ekunrawo Generously Awards Winners In Fulfillment of Giveaway Challenge Promise

Nigerian music sensation Ekunrawo has successfully delivered on his commitment to give back to society by honoring the winners of the highly anticipated Show Some Love EP Giveaway Challenge. The…

Rear Admiral Nwatu Bids Farewell To NAVTRAC As 10 Months Leadership Culminates In NHQ Appointment

In a heartfelt valedictory speech during the farewell parade at the Naval Training Command on Thursday, February 29, 2024, Rear Admiral Patrick Chibueze Nwatu, the 38th Flag Officer Commanding (FOC),…

Harvard Business School Examines Tony Elumelu Foundation’s Impact On African Entrepreneurship

In a groundbreaking move, Harvard Business School unveiled a case study on Thursday, February 29, 2024, delving into the transformative role played by the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) in catalyzing…

OPERATION DELTA SANITY: Nigerian Navy Records Successes In Anti-Crude Oil Theft Operations

The Nigerian Navy’s Operation DELTA SANITY, aimed at combating crude oil theft and illegal oil bunkering, has reported continuous successes in its efforts from February 5 to February 26, 2024.…

NCC Orders Telecom Giants To Block Unlinked Subscribers Amidst Tightened Security Measures

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reasserted its directive for major telecom service providers, including MTN, Airtel, Glo, and others, to promptly deactivate the phone numbers of subscribers who have…

Tony Elumelu Foundation’s Philanthropic Success Illuminated In Harvard Business School’s Historic Case Study

In a groundbreaking move, the Harvard Business School, renowned for its prestigious graduate business programs, is set to illuminate the philanthropic achievements of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) in a…

Nestle Nigeria Reports N104 Billion Loss For 2023, Shareholder Funds Turn Negative

Nestle Nigeria Plc has disclosed a significant financial downturn in its 2023 financial statement, revealing a loss before tax amounting to N104 billion. This marks a drastic shift from the…

NPF Dispels Allegations of Officer’s Extravagant Lifestyle, Confirms Investigation Concluded 5 Years Ago

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has issued a statement to address recent allegations circulating on social media concerning the lifestyle of Inspector Christopher Marcel Nabugwu, formerly known as such. The…

Lagos Protest For Economic Relief Sees Calm Amidst Frustration

Lagosians took to the streets for a second consecutive day as the protest over economic hardship, hunger, and poverty continued, gaining momentum with Labor Unions leading the charge in Ikeja,…

Nigeria Customs, DG TAXUD EU Forge Alliance For Streamlined Export Processes, Trade Growth

In a bid to enhance export monitoring and trade facilitation, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has forged a collaboration with the Directorate General Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) of…

NIMASA Boosts Maritime Education, Hands Over Institute Of Marine & Transport Technology Building To UNIPORT

In a significant move towards enhancing maritime education and fostering capacity development, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) officially transferred the state-of-the-art facility housing the Institute of Marine…

NCC Special Day At 45th Kaduna International Trade Fair Highlights Local Content, Consumer Protection

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) marked a significant occasion at the 45th Kaduna International Trade Fair with its “NCC Special Day” event. Dr. Aminu Maida, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of…

NIWA Issues Clarification In Response To Extortion Allegations

In a press statement released on the 27th of February, 2024, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) addressed recent allegations of extortion and interference within the Ministry of Marine and…

Delta State Commissioner of Police Strengthens Collaborative Efforts With Security Agencies

In a bid to enhance inter-agency collaboration and bolster the fight against crime, Commissioner of Police for Delta State, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi, undertook a significant courtesy visit today to key…

BetKing’s 6th Anniversary Extravaganza Unveils Football Spectacle, CSR Highlights In Lagos

In a jubilant celebration of its 6th anniversary, BetKing, Nigeria’s premier sports betting company, wowed audiences with a grand football showcase at the BetKing Mini Stadium. The event featured an…

Nollywood Economic Outlook 5.0: Strategies Unveiled For Industry Sustainability

In a bid to address economic challenges and opportunities in Nigeria’s film industry, industry experts gathered at the Nollywood Economic Outlook 5.0 organized by The Nollywood Mandate (TNM) last week.…

NASENI’s Technological Advancements Earn Praise From Senate Committee For Accelerated Technology Transfer

The Senate Committee on National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has lauded the Agency for its exceptional efforts in advancing local content development, specifically in Solar-Powered smart irrigation,…

Dr. Aminu Maida Unveils Strategies For Navigating Risks In Telecoms Industry Evolution

In a gathering of esteemed professionals at the “Telecoms Industry Risk Management Conference” held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos, Dr. Aminu Maida, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of…

Apapa Customs Records Daily Revenue of N16 Billion As Comptroller Jaiyeoba Emphasizes Sincere Declaration

In a historic accomplishment, the Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) reported a remarkable daily revenue collection of N16,021,660,412.00 on February 23, 2024. This achievement surpasses the previous…

Nigeria Customs Service Temporarily Suspends Food Disposal Initiative Exercise Over Stampede

In a devastating turn of events, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the temporary suspension of its Food Disposal Initiative following a stampede that occurred during the pilot exercise…

Anambra Police Apprehend Suspected Killers Of Umuoji’s President-General

In a swift operation, Anambra State Police Detectives, in collaboration with Umuoji Vigilante, have successfully arrested four suspects believed to be responsible for the murder of the President-General of Umuoji…

The Alternative Bank Partners With Katsina State Government To Drive Rural Economic Growth

In a significant stride towards fostering rural economic growth, The Alternative Bank has gained the official endorsement and collaboration of the Katsina State Government, led by His Excellency, Governor Dikko…

Capsized Boat Tragedy Along Ibeshe-Ikorodu Channel, 3 Dead, 11 Rescued

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) responded promptly to distress calls regarding a tragic incident involving a passenger boat named Oluwaseyifunmi, which capsized along the Ibeshe-Ikorodu Channel around 7…

Nigerian, Pakistan Naval Collaboration Strengthens Maritime Security Efforts

The Chief Staff Officer of the Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Abdul Hammed Baba Inna, welcomed a delegation from the Pakistan Navy War College, emphasizing the ongoing collaboration between the…

Rear Admiral Ayodeji Olugbode Elevates Nigeria’s Hydrography, Maritime Prosperity

In a commendable display of leadership, Rear Admiral Ayodeji Olumide Olugbode has been steering the course as the Hydrographer of the Nigerian Navy and the President of the Nigerian Hydrographic…

UBA Commits To Driving Economic Growth In Africa’s Mining, Oil Sectors

The United Bank for Africa (UBA), known as Africa’s Global Bank, has restated its commitment to fostering economic growth and expansion across the continent by supporting the mining and oil…

Delta State Police Takes Proactive Measures Ahead of Planned Protest

In anticipation of the planned protest scheduled for 27th and 28th February 2024 by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and other unions, the Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Abaniwonda…

LASG Partners With Ghana’s JONSPONG For Advanced Waste Treatment Facilities

The Lagos State Government has entered into a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ghanaian Waste Management company JONSPONG, aiming to revolutionize the treatment of solid and liquid waste…

NPF Assures Protection Of Protesters’ Rights Amid Nationwide Protest Plans

In anticipation of the proposed nationwide protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) affirms the fundamental right of all citizens to engage in peaceful protest…

NPF To Harness Sports Capabilities For National Development — IGP Egbetokun

In a bid to foster peace, unity, stability, and overall development in Nigeria, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, emphasized the Nigeria Police Force’s commitment to…

NIMASA, MWUN Secure ITF-UK Grant For Seafarers’ Welfare, Infrastructure Development

In a significant move to enhance the well-being of seafarers, the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) have secured a grant…

Ecobank Group Receives Acclaim As Best Bank For SMEs In Africa 2024

In a testament to its dedication to supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the continent, Ecobank Group has been honored with the prestigious Best Bank for SMEs in Africa…

Nigeria Customs Service Strengthens Leadership Through New Appointments, Redeployments

In response to recent statutory retirements within the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has taken decisive steps to fortify the service’s leadership. This…

Nigeria, Argentina Set For Epic Clash In USA Friendly

In a much-anticipated showdown, the super Eagles of Nigeria and the formidable National team of Argentina, led by football icon Leon Messi, are gearing up for a friendly battle scheduled…

Police Nab Eight Wanted Criminals, Seize Arsenal Of Arms

After weeks of meticulous investigation, the Lagos State Police Command has successfully apprehended all eight members of two notorious syndicates wanted for a string of robberies and carjackings at gunpoint…

Barth Nnaji Unveils The Why Behind $800m Geometric Power Plant In Aba

In a recent leadership colloquium on “Igbo Leadership and Development,” Professor Barth Nnaji, Chairman of Geometric Power Group and former Minister of Power in Nigeria, shed light on the driving…

Legislators Pledge Swift Overhaul Of NIMASA, Fisheries Acts For Blue Economy Enhancement

In a proactive move toward optimizing the vast potential of Nigeria’s marine and blue economy sector for socio-economic development, the House of Representatives, through its Committee on Maritime Safety, Education,…

NASRE Urges Government Action On Food Crisis, Forex Shortage Amidst Import Ban Debates

Amidst a mounting food crisis and a foreign exchange (forex) shortage, the Nigerian Association of Social and Resourceful Editors (NASRE) has issued advice to the federal government (FG) on navigating…

Delta State Commissioner For Youths Denies Gun Possession Allegations

In response to recent allegations circulating on social media, the Delta State Commissioner for Youths, Hon Agbateyiniro Weyinmi, vehemently denies any involvement in the possession of firearms. The Commissioner of…

LAWMA Prioritizes Health And Safety With First Quarter Training For Sanitation Workers

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has undertaken the initiative of organizing a first-quarter health and safety training program for sanitation workers in the state. The training is designed to…

NNS PATHFINDER: Nigerian Navy Conducts Search, Rescue Exercise To Combat Boat Mishaps In Rivers

In response to the rising incidents of boat mishaps in the country, the Nigerian Navy, NNS Pathfinder under the Eastern Naval Command, executed a comprehensive search and rescue simulation exercise…

Nigeria Police Force Addresses Officers’ Arrest For Extortion In Abuja

In response to a recent case of extortion by officers from the Special Tactical Squad in Abuja, the Nigeria Police Force has taken swift action, arresting the involved officers and…

Nigeria Customs Service Initiates Nationwide Sale of Rice For N10,000

In a bid to address food scarcity and counter the unauthorized export of essential food items, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the commencement of nationwide sales of forfeited…

How To Link Your NIN/BVN On The PalmPay App

As part of its commitment to user safety and regulatory compliance, PalmPay has introduced enhanced features allowing users to seamlessly link their National Identification Number (NIN) and Bank Verification Number…

THE SCOURGE OF ILLEGAL FISHING HAUNTS NIGERIA’S WATERS: Can The Tide Be Turned?

Nigeria, a nation blessed with vast coastlines and abundant marine resources, finds itself grappling with a persistent threat that casts a dark shadow over its aquatic treasures: illegal, unreported, and…

Nigeria Police Force Reviews Tinted Glass Permit Issuance To Bolster National Security

In a proactive move aimed at fortifying national security and mitigating criminal activities linked to the misuse of tinted glass, the Nigeria Police Force has conducted a comprehensive review of…

IGP Empowers Complaint Response Units As Heads Receive Specialized Training

In response to public concerns and in line with the commitment to enhance the professionalism and responsiveness of the Nigerian Police Force, Inspector-General of Police Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun orchestrated a…

MARITIME SECURITY: Customs, Navy Forge Stronger Ties To Fight Smuggling In Nigerian Waters

In a significant move to bolster Nigeria’s maritime security, the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, met with the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ogalla, at…

Lagos Police Apprehend Two In Connection With Robbery, Recover Stolen Items

In a swift response to a distress call, operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have successfully apprehended two individuals linked to a street robbery incident, recovering stolen belongings in…

Tin-Can Port Access Road Rehabilitation Completed As Oyetola Commends Minister Of Works For Swift Action

Efforts to address the persistent gridlock at ports have shown positive results as the Tin-Can Port access road rehabilitation has been successfully completed. Adegboyega Oyetola, the Minister of Marine and…

Ekunrawo Launches “Show Some Love” EP Challenge, Win iPhone 15 Pro Max And Cash Prizes

Nigerian sensation Ekunrawo, the artist with a global footprint, is inviting fans to join the “Show Some Love” EP Challenge for a chance to win exciting prizes, including an iPhone…

IGP Warns Against Name Dropping For Corrupt Practices As FPRO Issues Strong Rebuke

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has vehemently denounced the use of his name for corrupt practices and extortion within the Nigeria Police Force. In…

DSS Urges Organised Labour To Prioritize Dialogue For National Harmony

In a press release issued today, the Department of State Services (DSS) has appealed to sections of the organised labour planning protests between February 27th and 28th, 2024, to reconsider…

Rights Groups Call For Revocation Of DISCOs’ Licenses, Blame Corruption, Lack Of Leadership For National Grid Collapse

In a joint statement, the Human Rights, Liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation (HURIDE) and Campaign for Democracy (CD), South East, have urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to revoke…

Delta State Police Command Reports Significant Achievements Under CP Abaniwonda Olufemi’s Leadership

In a press briefing held today, Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Abaniwonda S. Olufemi, provided an update on the achievements of the Delta State Police Command from February 1st,…

Nigeria Customs Service, Defence Intelligence Agency Join Forces To Bolster National Security

In a significant move to strengthen Nigeria’s security framework, the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, convened with representatives from the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) at the Nigeria…

Delta State Police Command Launches Complaint Response Unit To Ensure Accountability, Professionalism

In alignment with the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Egbetokun’s unwavering commitment to eradicating corruption, extortion, and abuses of fundamental human rights, the Delta State Police Commissioner, CP Abaniwonda…

Nigeria Customs Service Unveils Robust Measures To Tackle Food Security Crisis

Addressing the critical issues of food security and the rising costs of essential food items in Nigeria, the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has unveiled proactive measures to…

Fidelity Bank’s Visionary Leader, Dr Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe Making Strides In The Financial Sector

Dr. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, OON, has emerged as a trailblazer in the financial sector, currently serving as the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank Plc. As the…

Nigerian Navy Thwarts Illegal Oil Refining Operation, Seizes 750,000 Litres of Stolen Diesel In Port Harcourt

In a strategic move to curb illegal oil refining activities, the Nigerian Navy has successfully uncovered an illicit refining site in the Abonema Wharf area of Port Harcourt City, Rivers…

UBA Takes Lead As Official Sponsor At 2024 ECOWAS Mining Forum In Cotonou, Benin

…Tony Elumelu to Deliver Keynote Address United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Africa’s Global Bank, has been unveiled as the official sponsor for the 4th edition of the ECOWAS Mining…

Anambra State Security Forces Raid Insurgents’ Camp In Achalla, Awka North LGA

In a swift and well-coordinated operation, the Anambra State Joint Security Force has successfully raided an insurgents’ camp in Achalla, the headquarters of Awka North Local Government Area (LGA) in…

Rivers State Police Announce Downfall Of notorious Criminal 2baba, Leader Of Iceland Secret Cult Following Successful Operation

The Rivers State Police Command, under the leadership of Commissioner of Police Olatunji Disu, has successfully concluded a high-stakes operation targeting the notorious criminal known as 2BABA, the leader of…

Zenith Bank DMD, Adaora Umeoji, Honoured With Humanitarian Services Icon Of The Year Award At The Sun Awards 2023

Dame (Dr.) Adaora Umeoji, OON, Deputy Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc, received the prestigious Humanitarian Services Icon of the Year Award at The Sun Awards 2023 held on February…

Major Energies Marketers Association Of Nigeria Addresses NARTO, PTD Strike

The Major Energies Marketers Association of Nigeria (MEMAN) expresses deep concern regarding the strike initiated by the National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD),…

SINET Calls For Probe Into $2.4 Billion Forex Trading Fraud, Urges CBN To Honour Forward Contracts

The Social Integrity Network (SINET) has called for a thorough investigation into the alleged $2.4 billion forex trading fraud, demanding further clarification on statements attributed to the Central Bank of…

Senate Greenlights Nigeria Customs Service’s N5.09 Trillion Revenue Target, N706.4 Billion Budget For 2024

Nigeria’s Senate has granted approval for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to pursue a revenue target of N5.079 trillion and a budget of N706.4 billion for the fiscal year 2024.…

NUPRC Confirms Stay In Abuja Amidst Speculations

The Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has clarified that it is not leaving Abuja, dispelling recent speculations. The Commission, with a crucial role in overseeing compliance with petroleum laws and…

Nigeria Customs Service Leverages Technology For Trade Enhancement

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, led a steering committee meeting to reinforce advancements made in the implementation of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Trade Modernization Project…

Nigeria Police Force Vows To Thwart Illegal Sales, Theft At Ports

In a determined effort to combat illegal activities at Nigeria’s ports and economic hubs, the Nigeria Police Force reaffirms its commitment to enforcing laws and implementing anti-crime strategies. The objective…

Nigerian Air Force Officer Heroically Foils ‘One-Chance’ Robbery Attempt In Abuja

In a remarkable display of courage and quick thinking, Air Commodore John Ijudigal, a serving officer in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), successfully thwarted a robbery and kidnapping attempt by…

National Assembly Committees Retreat Addresses Critical Food Challenges In Nigeria

A comprehensive two-day retreat organized by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG), E-Health Africa, and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) has addressed critical…

WSCIJ Report Advocates For Gender Equality In Nigerian Newsrooms, Leadership Positions

In a groundbreaking move, the Wole Soyinka Centre for Journalism (WSCIJ) unveiled a report on February 15, 2024, exposing the stark gender disparities within Nigerian newsrooms and calling for deliberate…

Domestic Worker, Husband Apprehended For $51,000 USD Theft

On January 31st, 2024, the Zonal Criminal Investigation Department (ZCID) Zone 2 Command Headquarters, Onikan Lagos, successfully arrested Blessing Effiong ‘f’ and her husband, Bassey Effiong ‘m’, for allegedly stealing…

Nigeria Police Force Escalates Crackdown On Criminals, More Arrests Confirmed by FPRO

The Nigeria Police Force, under the leadership of the Inspector-General of Police, continues to demonstrate unwavering commitment in the fight against crime, with recent successes in apprehending criminals involved in…

NIGERIA’S NEW SECURITY PARADIGM: The Impact And Prospects Of The Special Intervention Squad (SIS)

The nexus between a nation’s development and its security architecture cannot be overstated. Recognizing this interconnection, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D, NPM, introduced the Special Intervention…

Nigeria Police Force Cracks Down On Oil Theft, 40 Suspects Arrested, 2 Vessels Recovered

In a significant move to combat illegal oil theft and economic sabotage, the Nigeria Police Force, in collaboration with the military and private security contractors, apprehended forty (40) individuals and…

Customs Officers’ Wives Association Launches Vision To Empower Women And Combat Drug Abuse

Kikelomo Adewale Adeniyi, wife of the Comptroller-General of Customs and National President of the Customs Officers’ Wives Association (COWA), has unveiled an ambitious vision to empower 100,000 women and combat…

Nigeria Customs Service Refutes Allegations Of Wrongdoing In E-Auction Of Overtime/Seized Goods

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has issued a press statement strongly refuting allegations of impropriety in the e-auction process for overtime/seized goods. The statement comes in response to a report…

OGUN Customs Celebrates Third Edition Of Art Festival For Economic Development, National Security

In a vibrant celebration merging art, education, and customs awareness, the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun 1 Area Command, joined hands with the Integration Art Palace and Tour company for the…

Nigeria Customs Service Partners With WASP To Strengthen Trade Security Measures

In a significant move towards bolstering trade security, the Nigeria Customs Service joined forces with the West Africa Security Project (WASP) on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. The collaboration aims to…

Ecobank Nigeria And Soto Gallery Unveil +234Art Exhibition For Emerging Artists

Ecobank Nigeria has joined forces with Soto Gallery to launch an international art exhibition, “+234Art,” dedicated to showcasing and uplifting emerging young Nigerian artists. The 10-day art fair, scheduled to…

CP Disu Hosts Valentine Love Fest For Police Widows

In a heartwarming gesture, Commissioner of Police Olatunji Disu, Rivers State Police Command, orchestrated a love fest for 200 widows of late police officers, marking this year’s St. Valentine’s Day.…

Collaborative Efforts, Legislative Vision Drive Nigeria’s Food System Transformation

In a groundbreaking two-day retreat organized by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Nigeria’s food security challenges took center stage. Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani), CISLAC’s Executive Director, set the…

Customs Intercepts Cameroonian Smuggler With Pistol, Elephant Tusks In Mfum

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has made a significant breakthrough in combating wildlife trafficking and illegal arms trade, announcing the arrest of a Cameroonian national found in possession of a…

Ecobank MySME Growth Webinar Advocates For eCommerce To Propel Small Businesses

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria have been urged to harness the potential of eCommerce to enhance sales and foster business growth. This advice was emphasized by Ijeoma Arum,…

MILO® Nigeria Partners With Real Warri Pikin, Aproko Doctor To Promote Child Empowerment Through Sports

In a strategic move to promote holistic child development through sports, Nestlé MILO® has announced a collaboration with two popular Nigerian social media influencers, Anita Asuoha, widely known as Real…

Police Respond To Allegations of Kidnapping Involvement In Ughelli Protest

In response to allegations of police involvement in kidnapping, the Delta State Police Command has issued a statement refuting the claims. The incident occurred during a protest in Ughelli North…

AIG Olatoye Durosinmi Warns Officers Against Extortion And Unprofessional Conducts

In a stern address to officers and men of the Zone 2 Command covering Lagos and Ogun States, Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Olatoye A. Durosinmi, B.Sc., LLB, BL, LLM, expressed…

Police Officer Removed, Queried For Extortion In Abraka Division

…As Delta State Commissioner of Police Takes Swift Action Against Misconduct In response to a reported case of extortion involving the sum of Two Million, Four Hundred and Sixty-Five Thousand…

IGP Advocates Collaborative Effort Against Crime During Bauchi Visit

…Commissioning of MOPOL Base The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, made a significant visit to Bauchi State on February 14, 2024, emphasizing the crucial role…

NSCDC FCT Parades 42 Suspected Bandits Arrested In Gwagwalada Forest

The FCT Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has made a significant breakthrough in the fight against criminal elements, parading 42 suspected bandits arrested in a…

ACAMB Mourns The Tragic Exit Of ‘The Fearless One’ Dr. Herbert Wigwe, CEO of Access Holdings

In a sober moment, The Association of Corporate & Marketing Communications Professionals in Nigeria Banks (ACAMB) expresses deep sorrow over the untimely demise of Dr. Herbert Wigwe, CFR, the esteemed…

INTERNAL SECURITY: NPF Speaks Tough Against Fake News, Cyber Bullying

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has issued a stern warning against the dissemination of fake news and cyberbullying, emphasizing the severe consequences for those involved. The Force strongly condemns the…

Police Eliminate Notorious Kidnappers, Eradicate Camps In Mpape Raid

In a decisive operation in the early hours of February 9, 2024, the Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Bureau – Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT) successfully neutralized and eliminated notorious kidnappers, including…

Shippers’ Council Unveils Online Portal For Registration

On the 6th of February, 2024, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) marked a significant milestone with the launch of its Online Portal for the Registration of Regulated Port Service Providers…

Police Operatives In Anambra State Seize Two Stolen AK-47 Rifles, Heighten Pursuit Of Criminals

In a significant stride against criminal elements, the Anambra State Police Command has successfully recovered two AK-47 rifles that were stolen from police formations in previous attacks. One of the…

Halilu Assures BPSR Of NASENI’s Delivery On Its Mandate

The Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu, has conveyed assurances to the Bureau of Public Service…

Anambra Police Apprehend Ring Leaders Of Ihiala Cultist killers

In a significant breakthrough, the Anambra State Police Command has successfully arrested two ring leaders associated with the recent spate of killings in Ihiala. The arrests were made during a…

Delta State Commissioner Of Police Pledges Effective Policing In Courtesy Visit To Governor

In a significant move towards enhancing security in Delta State, the Commissioner of Police, CP Abaniwonda S. Olufemi, paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency Rt (Hon) Sheriff Oborevwori, the…

CBN Adjusts Exchange Rate For Customs Duties, Impacting Importers At Seaports

In a move that will have direct implications for importers and manufacturers reliant on the country’s seaports, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has increased the exchange rate used for…

Oyetola Receives Port Community System Report To Enhance Trade Facilitation In Nigeria

The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, officially received the report for the implementation of the Port Community System (PCS) in Nigeria on Tuesday. This initiative aims to…

NPF Reports Significant Arrests, Rescues In Two Weeks As Enhanced Tactical Deployments Take Effect

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has achieved notable success in its ongoing efforts to combat crime and restore order to troubled regions. Enhanced tactical deployments and collaborative initiatives have led…

Nigeria Customs Secures Conviction Of Smugglers With Charm For Assault On Officers

The Nigeria Customs Service has achieved a significant legal victory with the successful conviction of two smugglers, Felarun Oluwasegun and Fakorede Jelili, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday, February 6,…

Navy Nabs Motor Tanker SAISNIL II In Suspected Crude Oil Theft Bust

In a significant demonstration of maritime security capability, the patrol team of Nigerian Navy Ship BEECROFT, led by its Commander, Commodore Kolawole Olumide Oguntuga, also the Maritime Component Commander Operation…

US Coast Guard Collaborates With NIMASA To Enhance Maritime Security

In a significant move towards bolstering maritime security, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) has proposed a three-year collaboration with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to facilitate…

Operation SAFE HAVEN Clarifies Detention of Bauchi Bikers Amid Bye-election

Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) has responded to recent news reports from Daily Post and Daily Trust online newspapers, clarifying the circumstances surrounding the detention of nine individuals traveling from Bauchi…

LAWMA Academy Impacts Over 4,258 Pupils Through School Advocacy

The educational initiative of the Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA Academy, has successfully reached and sensitized over 4,258 pupils from various public schools across the state through its school enlightenment…

IGP Highlights Police Achievements As 814 Criminal Suspects Arrested, 107 Kidnapped Victims Rescued

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has unveiled significant achievements by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over the past 7 weeks. The IGP shared these milestones during…

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is pleased to announce the amicable resolution of the interconnect debt dispute between MTN Nigeria Communications Plc. (MTN) and Globacom Limited (Globacom). In light of…

Joint Military-Police Operation Debunks Malicious Video Alleging Clash In Plateau State

The Special Task Force Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) has vehemently addressed a recent viral video falsely claiming that soldiers attacked a Police post in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau…

Police Engage, Neutralize Notorious Kidnappers, Gunrunners, Recover Arms

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CAPACITY BUILDING: IGP Orders Reorientation Programme, Arms Drill For Police Personnel

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D, NPM, has ordered regular and continuous reorientation courses, arms drills and Baton and Rifle Exercises (BARE) for all Police personnel across…

Anambra’s Educational Revolution Under Governor Soludo’s Leadership

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APM Terminals Commits $500 Million For Transformation Of Apapa Port

In a significant move to enhance maritime infrastructure, APM Terminals, the owners of Apapa port, have declared their intention to invest half a billion dollars in transforming it into one…

Nigeria Customs Launches Time Release Study To Accelerate Trade Facilitation

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has launched the introduction of the Time Release Study (TRS) tool, a significant step towards enhancing trade efficiency. The launch event which held on Thursday…

Customs To Deploy ‘Virtual Reality Tech’ For Trade Efficiency, Smuggling Control

The Nigeria Customs Service, under the leadership of Comptroller-General Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, is set to revolutionize trade efficiency and strengthen its efforts against smuggling through the implementation of Advanced…

IGP Commends Lagos Cops For Resisting 4 Million Naira Bribe During Drug Investigation

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, NPM, has lauded the officers of the police tactical team attached to Area K, Marogbo, Lagos State Command, particularly SP Rilwan…

Delta State Police Command Welcomes 22nd Commissioner Of Police, CP Abaniwanda Surajudeen Olufemi

In a significant transition, CP Abaniwanda Surajudeen Olufemi has assumed office as the 22nd Commissioner of Police for Delta State Police Command. The seasoned law enforcement officer officially took over…

Delta State Police Nab Armed Robber, Drug Traffickers During Stop & Search Operation

In a successful operation focused on crime prevention and proactive policing, the Delta State Police Command has arrested a suspected armed robber and apprehended three individuals in possession of illicit…

AIG Olatoye A. Durosinmi Assumes Office As AIG Zone 2 Command

In a formal ceremony at Zone 2 Command Headquarters in Onikan, Lagos, AIG Olatoye A. Durosinmi took charge on February 6, 2024, succeeding AIG Ari Mohammed Ali. The event marked…

FOU ZONE A: Nigeria Customs Seizes Contraband Worth N854 Million In January

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) revealed on Tuesday that its officers conducted successful operations in January 2024, resulting in the seizure of various…

Dr. Arase, Retired Senior Officers Engage IGP On Police Welfare, Training Initiatives

In a significant move towards enhancing the welfare and training programs within the Nigerian Police Force, Dr. Solomon Arase, former Inspector-General of Police and current Chairman of the Police Service…

Police Charges Wilfred Bonse In Connection With Patricia’s Financial Security Breach

In a dedicated move to fortify Nigeria’s cyber space, the Nigeria Police National CyberCrime Centre arraigned Wilfred Bonse before the Federal High Court Abuja on 1st February 2024. Bonse, a…

Soludo’s Impact In Transforming Anambra Through Infrastructure, Power Initiatives

Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR, has crafted a commendable legacy in just 18 months, steering Anambra State towards unparalleled growth. The administration’s strategic pillars—security, law and order, infrastructure, economic transformation,…

Nigerian Navy Undertakes Minor Shake-Up, 24 Rear Admirals, Seven Commodores Redeployed

In a strategic move, the Nigerian Navy implemented a minor shake-up, redeploying a total of 24 Rear Admirals and seven Commodores in a recent announcement. This reshuffling of appointments, revealed…

Customs CG Adeniyi Reveals Ambitious 2024 Budget, Aims To Surpass Revenue Targets

The Comptroller-General of Customs, CGC Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, presented the 2024 budget of 706.43 billion naira to the Nigeria Senate Committee on Customs highlighting plans to enhance staff welfare,…

Worship For Change Foundation’s ₦33 Million Donation Illuminates Lives Of Special Needs Children Across Nigeria

In a compassionate gesture, the Worship for Change Foundation, a non-profit organization, has extended a transformative donation of ₦33 million to four schools dedicated to caring for children with disabilities.…

Oba Elegushi’s Title Fails On Inland Waterways, As Supreme Court Struck Down Lagos State Government’s Control Of Inland Waterways 

The Supreme Court of Nigeria in a land mark judgment delivered in the case of NATIONAL INLAND WATERWAYS AUTHORITY & OTHERS VS LASWA, GOV. OF LAGOS STATE & ATTORN. GEN.…

Anambra State Police Command Declares Inspector Audu Omadefu Wanted For Murder

In a press release issued on the 6th of February, 2024, the Anambra State Police Command has officially declared Inspector Audu Omadefu, with AP No. 362178, wanted for the crime…

BAT Nigeria Marks 20 Years Of Manufacturing Excellence With Ibadan Factory Anniversary

British American Tobacco (Nigeria) Limited (BAT Nigeria) is commemorating two decades of impactful operations at its Ibadan factory, a milestone that reflects exceptional contributions to the Nigerian economy, environmental sustainability,…

CSOs Unite To Address ECOWAS Stability Threats, Advocate For Regional Harmony

Amid rising concerns over stability threats to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have joined forces to address challenges and advocate for regional harmony…

GOC 81 DIV Lauds Nigerian Army Intelligence School For Remarkable Infrastructural Transformation

In a commendable showcase of massive infrastructural improvement, the Nigerian Army Intelligence School (NAIS) received accolades from the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division, Major General Mohammed Usman. The praise…

Pan-Atlantic University Alumni Association Unveils New Leadership To Spearhead Advancement

The Pan-Atlantic University Alumni Association (PAUAA) has taken a significant stride in its growth trajectory with the inauguration of a dynamic set of Executive members. The ceremony, held at the…

Nigeria Police Force Advances Digitalization As IGP Orders Reactivation of Smartforce Database System For Enhanced Efficiency

In a significant move towards modernizing the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun Ph.D, NPM, has mandated the reactivation of the Police Smartforce Database…

Order Your SA, Market To Stay Clear From My Mall- Business: Man Pleads With Gov. Soludo

Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State has been urged to urgently prevail on his Special Adviser on Market, Evaristus Ubah, to stop further harassment and intimidation of Chief Sabest Uzoeto,…

Borno State Police Clarifies Alleged Attack On Headquarters, Confirms Stability and Operational Status

The Borno State Police Command has issued an official statement to address and refute baseless claims circulating regarding an alleged attack on the State Command Headquarters in Maiduguri. The Command…

NASENI Commits To Enhance Nigerian Police Operational Efficiency

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has unveiled its dedication to refurbish and upgrade redundant operational assets of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), including vehicles, helicopters, and…

Lagos State Government Takes Decisive Action, Clears Illegal Squatters From Ijora Under Bridge Over Environmental Concerns

In a resolute move to combat further environmental violations, the Lagos State Government has initiated the dislodgment of illegal squatters residing under the Ijora Bridge. The enforcement action, executed by…

Data Analytics and Sustainable Circular Economy: A Key Match

Lagos residents awoke on January 21, 2024, to the groundbreaking news of the State government’s prohibition of polystyrene (Styrofoam) and other single-use plastics (SUPs). While some were surprised by the…

DSS Issues Plea For Calm, Calls For Non-Violence In Upcoming Re-run, Bye-Elections

The Department of State Services (DSS) has issued a press release urging citizens, political parties, and stakeholders to maintain decorum during the re-run and bye-elections scheduled for February 3, 2024,…

LAWMA, MAN Unite Forces For A Greener Lagos

In a concerted effort to enhance environmental sustainability, the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) recently joined forces to implement comprehensive waste management strategies.…

IGP Orders Stringent Measures For 2024 Elections, Swift Action In Ekiti Security Crisis

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has issued a directive for the extensive deployment and enforcement of movement restrictions during the 2024 run-off and bye-elections in 26…

PSC Chairman Arase Affirms Commitment To National Duty, Denounces False Allegations On Police Transfers

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase, CFR, retired Inspector General of Police, has categorically rejected misleading reports circulating in an online publication concerning police transfers within…

President Tinubu Demands Swift Action, Instructs IGP TO Apprehend Perpetrators In Ekiti Incident

In response to the recent security challenges in Ekiti State, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has issued a directive to the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, ensuring the…

Massive Police Deployment, Travel Restrictions Anticipate Rerun Elections In Two Anambra LGAs

In anticipation of the rerun elections scheduled for Saturday, February 3, 2024, in Nnewi North and Orumba North Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Anambra State, the Commissioner of Police, Anambra…

MEMAN Unveils Rebranded Identity, Shifts Focus To Diverse Energy Sources

In a historic move, Mr. Huub Stokman, MD NNPC Retail Limited and MEMAN Chairman, announced the rebranding of the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) to the Major Energy…

Prince Eniola Ojajuni Unveils Vision For Ondo State, Aspires To Transform Governance, Ignite Development As Next Governor

In a recent press statement in Akure, Prince Eniola Ojajuni, an aspirant in the governorship race of Ondo State under the Labour Party (LP), outlined his reasons for aspiring to…

Zone 2 Command Addresses Unprofessional Conduct, Commences Trial Of Officers In Viral Video

The Zone 2 Command of the Nigeria Police Force has initiated the trial of three officers whose actions were captured in a viral video posted by a user with the…

Zeez Designs Elevates Fashion Landscape With Grand Relaunch And Innovative Offerings

Zeez Design, a leading beauty outlet based in Ibadan, is set to redefine the fashion scene with its upcoming grand relaunch in the coming weeks. Under the visionary leadership of…

Nanka Elders Flays Ezeobi, Soludo’s Aide Over Outburst, Call For His Sack

Governor Chukwuma Soludo’s Special Adviser on Budget Matters, Mr Okey Ezeobi’s outburst against the people of Nanka community has elicited the anger of elders of the community The elders under…

Customs CG Urges Newly Promoted Comptrollers To Enhance Service Delivery, Emphasizes Technology, Trade Facilitation

In a bid to bolster effective service delivery within the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the Comptroller-General, CGC Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, urged newly promoted Comptrollers to prioritize streamlining operations and…

Nigeria’s Telecom Indicators Show Rise In Voice, Internet Subscriptions, Teledensity Drops

Nigeria’s telecommunications landscape has experienced a consistent surge in active voice and internet subscriptions, coupled with a decline in teledensity, according to the updated statistical indicators released by the Nigerian…

Government, Security Forces Collaborate To Combat Illegal Mining In Nigeria As Technical Committee Establish Joint Taskforce

In a determined effort to bring order to Nigeria’s mining sector, the technical committee appointed by the Federal Government, under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, gathered on Tuesday,…

Customs CG Pledges Collaboration With Public Accounts Committee For Transparent Account Auditing

The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, has committed to enhancing transparency in the financial statements of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) during a session with the…

Ecobank Nigeria Launches MySME Growth Series To Empower Over One Million SMEs

Ecobank Nigeria, a subsidiary of the Ecobank Group, has unveiled an ambitious training program, the MySME Growth Series, designed to empower small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Nigeria. The initiative,…

Minister Commends Nigerian Firms For Local Content Achievement In LPG Vessel Project

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas), Ekperikpe Ekpo, has commended Nigerian firms for their courage, vision, and hard work in breaking new frontiers in gas businesses, aligning with the…

Joint Security Operation Nabs Five Suspected Kidnappers In Ekiti State

In a collaborative effort to rid the state of criminal elements, a joint operation involving the Police, NSCDC, AMOTEKUN, O.P.C, and local hunters successfully apprehended five individuals suspected of involvement…

Electricity Meter Manufacturers Urge Government Intervention Amidst Forex Crisis, Inflation

In a plea for urgent government action, the Association of Meter Manufacturers of Nigeria (AMMON) is calling for intervention to address the pressing challenges in the electricity metering sector, particularly…

Police Force Reorganization Aims At Enhancing Policing Effectiveness, Professionalism

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) responded to recent concerns and allegations, shedding light on the ongoing force reorganization designed to maintain effective, professional, and accountable policing. The strategic transfer of…

KLT Customs Command Generates N53.4 Billion In 2023

In a remarkable display of operational excellence, the Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) under the leadership of Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Martina Tilley-Gyado,…

Customs PTML Command Celebrates Success As Winners Acquire 190 Vehicles through E-Auction

The Customs Area Controller of PTML Command, Comptroller Saidu Abba Yusuf, has expressed satisfaction as the command marks a successful electronic auction, with winners acquiring a total of 190 vehicles.…

Police Service Commission Emphasizes Need For Mentally Mobile Policemen In Recruitment

Dr. Solomon Arase CFR, retired Inspector General of Police and Chairman of the Police Service Commission, highlighted the importance of recruiting mentally mobile individuals with fertile minds who can effectively…

Fidelity Bank Facilitates Key Milestone In Nigeria’s Gas Industry With Temile Development Company

Fidelity Bank Plc, a leading Nigerian bank, has played a crucial role in advancing Nigeria’s domestic gas industry and boosting gas revenues by part-financing the commissioning of a 23,000 cubic…

Customs Implements World Customs Organisation Led PCA, AEO Diagnostic Mission For Enhanced Trade Facilitation

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, announced the implementation of robust risk management strategies to bolster the integrity of Customs processes and mitigate risks.…

IGP Decorates AIGs, Other Senior Police Officers, Orders Posting/Deployment

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, adorned thirty-five Senior Police Officers with their new ranks at the Goodluck Jonathan International Peacekeeping Centre, Force Headquarters, Abuja.…

CUSTOMS: Western Marine Command Seizes 4,070 Parcels Of Cannabis Sativa In January 2024

The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has demonstrated its unwavering commitment to combatting smuggling activities in the Western Waterways, intercepting and confiscating 51 sacks containing 4,070 parcels…

IMO Police Command Thwarts Kidnapping Ring In Avu-ihiagwa Forest, Arrests Five Suspects

In a swift response to actionable intelligence, the Imo State Police Command, led by Commissioner CP Aboki Danjuma, in collaboration with local hunters, successfully dismantled a suspected kidnapper’s den concealed…

Nigeria Customs Service Enhances Expertise With EU-WCO, GIZ Collaboration In Customs Laboratories

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is scaling up its capabilities with a strategic collaboration with the EU-WCO Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, GIZ, and other partners in the implementation of…

Police Arrests Notorious Kidnapper, Destroys Bandits’ Camp In Kaduna

In a significant breakthrough, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has apprehended Bello Mohammed, a 28-year-old suspect from Zamfara state, in Kaduna, for his involvement in the kidnapping and gruesome murder…

Nigeria Police Force Collaborates With INL To Launch Specialized Tactical Training For SIS Commanders, Operatives

In a concerted effort to enhance the capabilities of the newly launched Special Intervention Squad (SIS), the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has partnered with the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement…

Why Anambra Needs A World-class Hotel In Awka — Christian ABURIME

Anambra State Government’s strategic plan to build a 10-storey international hotel in Awka has sparked controversy in different quarters. While some dismiss it as an unnecessary project of less priority,…

Ecobank Nigeria Unveils SuperSavers Account With Up To Nine Percent Interest Rate

Ecobank Nigeria, a prominent subsidiary of the Ecobank Group, has introduced attractive interest rates for its SuperSavers accounts, a high-yield savings option designed for customers aiming to optimize returns on…

Blue Economy Initiative Gains Momentum With Emphasis On Collaboration For Port Efficiency, Maritime Development

In a significant move towards bolstering Nigeria’s Blue Economy, the Honorable Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, HE Adegboyega Oyetola CON, spearheaded a delegation from the Ministry to the International…

Emir Endorses The Alternative Bank In Kano

The arrival of Nigeria’s largest ethical bank, The Alternative Bank, has been endorsed by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, as the bank opens its first stand-alone branch…

The One Million Trees Project Is An Initiative To Immortalize Late Da Vincent Gwott Choji By His Children

Representing Da Vincent Gwott Choji family, the grandson Damen Choji, a passionate advocate for environmental sustainability, is leading the Lekki Million Trees initiative, a community-driven effort aimed at fostering a…

Soludo Hails Super Eagles’ Heroic Win over Cameroon

…Urges Team Onward To AFCON Glory Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR, has joined millions of Nigerians across the nation in celebrating the Super Eagles’ emphatic 2-0 victory…

CNPP, CSOs Blame Smear Campaign Against Naval Chief Ogalla On Frustrated Oil Thieves

Conference Of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) and over 38 Civil Society Organisations, under the umbrella of the Coalition Of National Civil Society Organisations (CNCSOs) have described online reports linking Nigeria’s…

OGUN DCoS ASSURES RESIDENTS OF STEADY DEVELOPMENT

The Deputy Chief of Staff to Ogun State Governor, Dr. Oluwatoyin Taiwo, has assured people of the State that the remaining part of the second term of Governor Dapo Abiodun-led…

Nigerian Navy Denies Allegations Of Wrongdoing In Sponsored Publication

The Naval Headquarters has strongly refuted recent claims made by Peoples Gazette, known for its history of character assassination and libel, against Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ogalla.…

IGP-SIS Launch Apprehends 139 Suspects, 154 Kidnapped Victims, 604 Ammunition, Others

In a triumphant revelation, the Special Intervention Squad (SIS) under the command of Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, PhD, NPM, has delivered unprecedented outcomes within a mere two…

New Nigeria Peoples Party Responds To Loss In Taraba State Governorship Election 2023

In a startling revelation, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) attributes its loss in the Taraba State governorship election of 2023 to what they describe as a discrepancy between the…

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMS DAY 2024: Oyetola Emphasizes Collaborative Efforts In Transforming Nigeria’s Maritime Sector

At the heart of the 2024 International Customs Day celebration, Minister Adegbenga Oyetola of the Marine and Blue Economy Ministry delivered a resounding keynote address, underscoring the pivotal role of…

BASHIR ADEWALE ADENIYI MFR: CGC Applauds Effective Inter-Agency Collaboration As Tin-Can Island Port Intercepts N4.279 Billion Worth Of Contraband

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, has commended the success of inter-agency synergy, particularly between the Nigeria Customs Service and the Nigerian Drug…

Nigeria Customs Strengthens Partnership With NPA To Enhance Ports Efficiency In Trade Facilitation

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Bashir Adewale Adewale MFR, has taken a significant step to deepen collaboration between the Nigeria Customs Service and the Nigerian Ports…

Customs Seizes N4.279 Billion Drugs At Tin-Can Island Port

In a major operation at the Tin Can Island Port, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted and seized illicit drugs valued at N4.279 billion. Comptroller-General Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, MFR,…

NIMASA DG Jamoh Emphasizes Commitment To Dangote Refinery’s Operational Success, To Ensure Cabotage Adherence, Regulatory Harmony

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has affirmed the agency’s unwavering commitment to fostering an enabling environment for the operations of…

LERSA, Lekki Community Unite For Lekki One Million Trees Initiative

In a laudable effort to promote a greener and healthier environment, the Lekki Residents and Stakeholders Association (LERSA) Environment Committee, under the leadership of Mr Sulyman Bello as LERSA President…

Lagos State Maintains Unwavering Commitment To Styrofoam Ban

In a resolute stance, the Lagos State Government has affirmed its unwavering commitment to the total ban on the usage and distribution of Styrofoam within the state. This affirmation came…

TIN-CAN ISLAND PORT: Customs Area Controller, Dera Nnadi mni, Discusses Prioritizing 24-Hour Port Operations, Revenue Targets

The Customs Area Controller of Tin Can Island Port Command, Comptroller Dera Nnadi mni, emphasized the significance of prioritizing 24-hour port operations during an exclusive interview. Nnadi urged freight forwarders…

Unnatural Offences, Same-Sex Marriage Remains Illegal In Nigeria As NPF Orders Arrest Of Culprits

In response to a recent surge in social media activities promoting what is deemed unnatural under Nigerian laws, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has issued a press release clarifying the…

Irate Youths Causing Mayhem In Kerang Apprehended As Operation SAFE HAVEN Condemns Violent Attack

Operation SAFE HAVEN has strongly condemned the recent violent attack and wanton destruction of properties carried out by youths in Kerang communities. The unrest not only involved the destruction and…

Nigeria Customs Launches Senior Course 10 & Junior Course 18 At NCCSC Gwagwalada

The Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College (NCCSC) in Gwagwalada witnessed a significant event as the Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, inaugurated the Senior Course 10 and…

Police Service Commission Announces Major Appointments, Promotions, 1897 Senior Officers Elevated – AIG Dasuki Galadanci As DIG

In a significant move to fortify the Nigerian Police Force, the Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment of Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Dasuki Galadanci as the new Deputy…

ACAMB Elects New Executive Committee To Drive Next Phase Of Growth

Members of the Association of Corporate and Marketing Communication Professionals in Nigerian Banks (ACAMB) convened for their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, where a…

Emir Of Ilorin Congratulates DCP Moshood Jimoh On Promotion To Commissioner Of Police

The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman of the Kwara State Traditional Rulers Council, Mai-Martaba Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari CFR, has expressed delight in congratulating the former Police Public Relations Officer…

Apelogun Celebrates Ijaomode, Describe Him As True Ambassador Of ACOMORAN

The National President of Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Amb. Prince Adebayo Samsudeen Apelogun has congratulated the Deputy Chairman of Ogun State ACOMORAN, Alhaji Yusuf…

Customs Officers Wives’ Association President, Kikelomo Adeniyi Unveils National Secretariat in Grand Ceremony

Mrs. Kikelomo Adeniyi, the National President of the Customs Officers’ Wives Association (COWA), led a significant launch of the COWA National Secretariat on Monday, 22 January 2024, at the Federal…

NCS Strengthens Officers’ Expertise In Rules Of Origin Through Collaboration With WCO, GIZ, Alliance For Trade Facilitation

The Nigeria Customs Service remains steadfast in its commitment to bolstering border security and trade facilitation through comprehensive capacity-building initiatives. The announcement came from the Comptroller-General of Customs, CGC Bashir…

Time For NCC To Ease Consumer Pain By Unraveling The Data Expiry Dilemma

Elvis Eromosele In recent years, the telecommunications landscape in Nigeria has witnessed exponential growth, with an increasing number of users relying on data services for communication and connectivity. Data service…

IGP Egbetokun Intelligence Department, Deploys ACPs Nationwide

In a strategic move to bolster the intelligence capabilities of the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D, NPM, has mandated the posting of…

Police Issue Stern Warning Against Self-Kidnapping, Highlights Recent Arrests In Lagos, Plateau, And Abuja

The Nigeria Police Force has issued a strong caution against the rising and troubling trend of self-kidnapping, emphasizing that it is a punishable offense under existing laws. This warning comes…

CAC Nnadi mni Advocates Collaborative Approach To Counter Currency Fluctuations In Trade

In a proactive move to address the repercussions of an unstable foreign exchange regime on trade, Comptroller Dera Nnadi mni, the Customs Area Controller of the Nigeria Customs Service, Tin-Can…

NNS QUORRA: Nigerian Navy Elevates Naval Expertise With Inauguration Of Specialized Training Courses For 163 Officers

In a strategic move towards enhancing the capabilities of the Nigerian Navy, NNS QUORRA initiated specialized training courses with the inauguration of the Sub-Lieutenant Technical Course for 120 officers and…

OPERATION WATER GUARD: NNS Beecroft Operatives Seizes Massive Narcotics Of Over 2500KG

In a resounding victory against narcotics trafficking, the Nigerian Navy Ship Beecroft’s Quick Response Team, led by its Commander, Commodore Kolawole Olumide Oguntuga, has successfully intercepted an astonishing 2500KG of…

NPF Foils Assassination Plot, Local Government Chairman Arrested For Targeting Benue Speaker

In a significant breakthrough, the Nigeria Police Force has thwarted an alleged assassination plot and apprehended two suspects, including the Chairman of a Local Government Area in Benue State. The…

Lagos State Police Debunks Kidnapping Alert On Gbagada Expressway; Enhances Security Measures

In response to a viral travel advisory circulating on social media concerning an alleged increase in kidnapping incidents along Gbagada Expressway, the Lagos State Police Command vehemently denies issuing such…

CUSTOMS: PTML Command Achieves Record Revenue Of N256.3 Billion In 2023, Surpassing 2022 Figures

The Port Terminal Multiservice Limited (PTML) Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has celebrated a commendable milestone in revenue collection for the year 2023, exceeding the achievements of the previous…

Federal High Court Declares NBC’s Fines On Media Houses Null And Void

By: Innocent Orok In a significant legal development, the Federal High Court in Abuja has rendered null and void the provisions within the Nigeria Broadcasting Code that empower the National…

S&P Global Maintains ‘B-/B’ Ratings For Ecobank Nigeria Amid Currency, Economic Challenges

S&P Global, a renowned global rating agency, has affirmed its long- and short-term issuer credit ratings on Ecobank Nigeria at ‘B-/B.’ Despite the challenging economic landscape in Nigeria, the ratings…

Lagos Implements Sweeping Ban On Styrofoam And Single-Use Plastics

In a decisive move aimed at combating environmental degradation, the Lagos State Government has officially prohibited the usage and distribution of Styrofoam and other single-use plastics across the state, effective…

FCT Police Rescue Yet Another Kidnapped Victim, Apprehend Suspect

In an unwavering commitment to eradicating criminality in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Operatives from Iddo Divisional Headquarters successfully rescued Suleiman Sabo, a kidnapped victim, on Sunday, January 21,…

LASG Closes Oke-Afa, Katangua Markets Over Sanitation Concerns

In a proactive move to address escalating environmental health issues, the Lagos State Government has taken decisive action by sealing Oke-Afa Market in Isolo and Katangua Market in Abule Egba.…

Fire Engulfs Mandilas Mall At Lagos Island, Emergency Response In Full Swing

In a harrowing incident, a fire broke out at Mandilas Mall, situated on Broad Street, Lagos Island, triggering an immediate and coordinated emergency response from various agencies. The Lagos State…

Shippers’ Council Executive Secretary, Pius Akutah Fosters Collaboration With NIMASA

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council, led by Executive Secretary Barrister Akutah Pius Ukeyima, undertook a significant working visit to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), expressing mutual interest in…

Launch Of SIS Yields Success In FCT Security Enforcement

The recent launch of the Special Intervention Squad (SIS) by Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has proven to be a pivotal step in enhancing security within…

DECEPTION UNVEILED: River Park Estate “Kidnapping” A Clever Fraud Ploy

In a startling revelation, the FCT Police Command dispels rumors of a kidnapping at River Park Estate, exposing a meticulously planned deception. Investigations disclose that Nnandi Agu from Games Village…

Oraifite ‘Activist’ Bonny Okonkwo Legally Detained, Anambra Police Clarify Amidst Misinformation

The Anambra State Police Command cautions the public against misinformation propagated by the legal representative of Bonny Okonkwo, a criminal suspect presently in custody for Criminal Defamation. Dismissing claims that…

NNPP Urges Media And INEC To Uphold Party Constitution

In a special appeal to media houses and practitioners, as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has called for respect for its…

Navy Thwarts Illegal Smuggling Operation Of 30 Litres Of PMS In Wooden Boat

In a remarkable display of maritime security expertise, the Nigerian Navy Ship BEECROFT, under Operation WATER GUARD, has successfully apprehended a wooden boat transporting over 800 jerricans, each filled with…

Inspector-General Of Police Applauds EOD Unit For Exemplary Service

During a gathering at the IGP’s Conference Hall, Force Headquarters, Abuja, on Thursday, January 18, 2024, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbeokun, Ph.D., NPM, expressed commendation for the Explosive…

NCS Unveils Enhanced E-Auction Platform For Transparent Disposal Of Seized/Overtime Goods

In a significant step towards enhancing transparency and fairness, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) introduced its upgraded e-auction platform on Tuesday, January 16, 2024. This initiative is in alignment with…

ACOMORAN National President Applauds Governor Abiodun’s Supreme Court Victory

In a significant development, Amb Prince Samsudeen Apelogun, the National President of Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) and GMD Allrounder Groups, extended warm congratulations to…

Apapa Customs Command Achieves Outstanding Performance, Collects ₦1.172 Trillion, Seizes ₦22.8 Billion DPV In 2023

In a commendable display of fiscal prowess, the Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) showcased exceptional achievements in revenue collection and anti-smuggling efforts during the year 2023. Despite…

I’m Not Dating GNC CHUKWUEMEKA – Pinky Presh Debunks Rumours

Precious Ifeanyi, better known as Pinky Presh ( Pinky Baby ) has debunked rumours that she is dating her colleague, who’s also a close friend GNC CHUKWUEMEKA popularly known as…

IGP Egbetokun Commits To Quality Service Delivery With Comprehensive Insurance Policy For Police Personnel

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has reaffirmed the Nigeria Police Force’s dedication to enhancing the welfare of its personnel and their families. In a significant…

Jersey Court Orders Seizure Of $8.9 Million Linked To Arms Procurement Corruption In Nigeria

In a significant development for asset recovery, Transparency International Defence & Security UK and CISLAC applaud the Royal Court in Jersey’s ruling to seize $8.9 million misappropriated by corrupt Nigerian…

NCC Resolves Impending Disconnection Between MTN And Glo Following Agreement

In a recent development, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced a resolution to the looming disconnection of Globacom Limited (Glo) by MTN Nigerian Communications Plc. (MTN). The approval for the…

Customs FOU “C” Decorates 49 Promoted Officers, Declares Seizures Worth Over 5 Billion Naira In 2023

In a ceremony held on Wednesday, the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone “C,” decorated 46 officers who were promoted in the zone. The occasion also marked the…

Lagos State Police Thwart Criminal Activities, Apprehend 37 Suspects, Seize Weapons

In a decisive move against criminal activities, the Lagos State Police, under the leadership of Commissioner Adegoke Fayoade, has successfully apprehended Thirty-Seven (37) suspects involved in crimes ranging from armed…

Fidelity Bank Launches Read2Lead Initiative: A Nationwide Platform For Young Writers

In a bid to promote literacy and empower Nigerian youth through quality education, Fidelity Bank Plc, a prominent financial institution, has introduced a creative writing competition for secondary school students…

Smile Communications Bold Devices

Smile Communications, the leading 4G LTE telecommunications company in Africa, has innovative 4G LTE connectivity devices that will change how people communicate and connect namely, The Smile SMiFi portable hotspot,…

Tin-Can Customs Aims For N1.13 Trillion Revenue In 2024, Declares Stakeholders Year

The Tin-Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has set an ambitious revenue target of N1.13 trillion for the year 2024, marking a significant increase from the…

ARMED FORCES REMEMBRANCE DAY REPORT: A Call For Honour And Improved Welfare

In the midst of multifaceted discussions on security challenges, the focal point of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day is to honour fallen heroes, veterans, and the men on the force,…

Joint Tax Board, Nigeria Customs Service Forge Collaboration For Effective Tax Management

In a significant move towards bolstering effective tax management in Nigeria, Mr. Olusegun Adesokan, the Secretary of the Joint Tax Board, embarked on a visit to the Comptroller General of…

Father Arrested By FCT NSCDC While Attempting To Sell 8-Year-Old Son For N20m In Child Trafficking Bust

In a commendable operation, operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) FCT Command apprehended Mr. Chinana Solomon Tali at the point of attempting to sell his eight-year-old…

CGC Receives Courtesy Visit From Nigeria Wrestling Federation

The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, was honored with a courtesy visit by the Board of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation. The visit aimed to express gratitude…

IGP Directs Accelerated Operations To Tackle Rising Insecurity

In response to the surge in criminal activities, particularly the recent abduction incident in the Federal Capital Territory, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, convened a…

LAWMA Collaborates With Ekiti State In Waste Bin Fabrication Initiative

In a significant move towards enhancing waste management strategies, the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has commenced the fabrication of waste bins for Ekiti State, as part of a collaborative…

61-Year-Old Mr. Sobowale Emerges Overall Best Graduating Student At UNILAG’s Distance Learning Institute

In a remarkable feat, Mr. Sobowale Babatunde, aged 61, defies stereotypes and emerges as the overall best graduating student with a CGPA of 4.84 at the Distance Learning Institute (DLI),…

IGP Urges Swift Action On Insecurity, Tactical Squads Mobilized For Accelerated Operations

In response to the recent surge in insecurity, particularly the abduction incident in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has convened…

Soldier Of 35 Artillery Brigade Loses Life In Accidental Weapon Discharge

The Headquarters of the 81 Division Nigerian Army (NA) has addressed insinuations circulating on social media regarding an alleged suicide by a soldier from the 35 Artillery Brigade, linked to…

RACO Orphanage Children Back To School Initiative – Urgent Appeal For Educational Support

In a heartfelt update from the RACO Child and Rural Care Initiative, caring partners are urged to extend their support to the “Back 2 School Initiative” for the 2nd Term…

Customs CG Contemplates Establishment Of Customs Polo Club As Officers Triumph In Tournament

In a noteworthy display of sportsmanship, the Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, has expressed his commitment to support and foster the engagement of Officers and Men of…

Oyetola, Customs CG Strategize On Ports Decongestion, Forge Collaborative Plan For Enhanced Port Efficiency

In a significant move aimed at bolstering port efficiency and competitiveness, the Ministers of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, Transportation, Senator Said Ahmed Alkali, and Customs Comptroller General Bashir…

Police Force Vows Swift Action Against Kidnapping As IGP Bolsters Tactical Intelligence Teams

In response to the recent abduction of six young girls in the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, the Police Force has activated a robust plan of action,…

Anambra Police Thwart Armed Gang, One Neutralized, Three Apprehended In Igboukwu

In a significant operation, officers from the Anambra State Police Command successfully dismantled a four-man armed gang in Igboukwu, Aguata Local Government Area. The gang, which had boarded a commercial…

Ecobank Group Launches ‘A BETTER WAY | A BETTER AFRICA’ Brand Campaign At AFCON 2023

Ecobank Group, a leading pan-African financial services institution, unveiled its new brand campaign, ‘A BETTER WAY | A BETTER AFRICA,’ at the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire…

Anambra Police Thwart Armed Robbery Plot In Ihiala, Eliminate Gunman

In a proactive move ahead of the festive season, the Anambra State Commissioner of Police deployed a Special Crack Squad to Ihiala, successfully disrupting an armed robbery attempt and neutralizing…

HabariPay’s Squad Launches Take On Squad Hackathon 1.0 For Young Innovators

In a bid to empower young innovators in Africa, HabariPay’s Squad has officially announced its inaugural hackathon, “Take on Squad Hackathon 1.0.” Scheduled for January 19th and 20th, 2024, at…

FG/NIWA: Lawyer lauds S’Court’s judgment, Accuses Oba Elegushi of Illegal Land Acquisition

A Lagos based lawyer, Olajide Ajana has lauded the Supreme Court’s judgment on reaffirming the authority of the Federal Government (FG) through the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and the…

IDIROKO: Customs Service Celebrates Promotion of Officers At Ogun 1 Command

…Your promotion is a call to higher responsibility — Comptroller Ahmadu Shuaibu The Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun 1 Command, Idiroko, witnessed a jubilant atmosphere on 11th January 2024, as newly…

Unity Bank Customer Strikes N1m Jackpot In CashToken Rewards Promo

In a stroke of luck, Mr. Musa Dayyabu, a dedicated Unity Bank customer from Bello Road Branch, Kano, has clinched a One Million Naira cash prize in the ongoing CashToken…

SPORTS: Police Gear Up For 14th Biennial Games In Ibadan

In anticipation of the 14th Biennial Games, the Nigeria Police Force is in full swing with preparations for the upcoming sports extravaganza slated to take place in Ibadan, Oyo State.…

LAWMA Boosts Communication Channels With New Toll-Free Number

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has taken a significant step towards enhancing public engagement and operational efficiency by introducing a dedicated toll-free number, 08000LAWMA. Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, the Managing…

IGP Mourns The Passing of Retired AIG Okoye Ikemefuna

The Nigeria Police Force, under the leadership of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, is deeply saddened to announce the peaceful departure of retired Assistant Inspector…

Orangun of Ila Kingdom In Osun, Oba Oyedotun Olukayode Urges CP Adegoke Fayoade To Excel In Lagos

The Orangun of Ila Kingdom in Osun, Oba Oyedotun Olukayode, visited the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Mr Adegoke Fayoade, on Thursday, urging him to excel in his new…

Comptroller Nnadi mni Emphasizes Service Over Power During Promotion Ceremony At Tin-Can Island Area Command

…110 Officers Decorated, Including Nine Newly Promoted Comptrollers In a ceremony held on Tuesday at the Tin Can Island Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), 110 newly promoted…

Police Arrest 7 High-Ranking Cultists In Ikorodu, Lagos

…Commissioner Fayoade Emphasizes Crackdown on Cultism, Traffic Robbery, and Kidnapping In a significant operation, the Commissioner of Police for the Lagos State Command, Mr. Adegoke Fayoade, announced the successful arrest…

CISLAC Expresses Displeasure Over Appointment Of Enitan In Humanitarian Ministry

…Civil Society Group Urges President Tinubu to Reconsider Appointment In a press release issued today, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), in partnership with Transparency International in Nigeria, expressed…

Customs FOU Zone ‘A’ Makes 1,119 Seizures Worth N10.3 Billion, Arrests 136 Persons With 16 Convictions In 2023

No attacker of our personnel will be spared from facing the full wrath of the law — Comptroller Ejibunu In a remarkable display of anti-smuggling efforts, the Federal Operations Units…

Academia Has A Crucial Role In Blue Economy Development, Says NIMASA DG

In a recent meeting between the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, the Director General of NIMASA, emphasized the pivotal…

Zenith Bank Rubbishes Fake Report on CEO’s Arrest By EFCC, Insists Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu Performing Official Duties

Zenith Bank PLC, one of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions, has dismissed as entirely untrue reports on the purported arrest of its Group Managing Director, Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, in a section…

ACG Jibo Decorates Comptroller Shuaibu, Other Officers, Emphasizes Enhanced Dedication

Mohammed Bello Jibo, the Assistant Comptroller General of Customs and Zonal Coordinator overseeing Zone A, presided over a significant decoration ceremony in Lagos, where several senior officers, including Comptroller Bello…

Jamoh Applauds Supreme Court Verdict On Inland Waterways Jurisdiction

Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has hailed the recent Supreme Court ruling reaffirming the Federal Government’s authority, through both the…

NIMASA Expands Maritime Safety With Arrival Of 2 Ballistic Enforcement Vessels

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has further fortified its maritime security capabilities with the recent acquisition of two additional Ballistic Enforcement Vessels, elevating the agency’s total count…

Access Bank Zambia Ltd Successfully Concludes Atlas Mara Acquisition

Access Bank Zambia Limited has successfully completed its acquisition of African Banking Corporation Zambia Limited, operating as Atlas Mara Zambia (“Atlas Mara”), following the acquisition obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals.…

Police Arrest 67 Suspects Across Nigeria For Various Offenses

In a recent press release from the Nigeria Police Force, it has been confirmed that a total of 67 suspects have been apprehended for a range of crimes spanning kidnapping,…

United Bank For Africa Achieves N1 Trillion Market Capitalisation On NGX

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has made history by crossing the N1 trillion mark in market capitalisation on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) at the close of trading on…

ACAMB Announces Burial Arrangements For Late Abdul Imoyo

The Association of Corporate & Marketing Communications Professionals in Banks in Nigeria (ACAMB) has released the burial details for the late Mr. Abdul Kolawole Imoyo, its esteemed Publicity Secretary, who…

CGC Adeniyi Collaborates With AfCFTA Secretariat To Foster Enhanced Trade Initiatives

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, has embarked on a groundbreaking partnership with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat. This collaboration aims to…

President Tinubu Suspends Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Poverty Alleviation, Orders Investigations

In a decisive move to ensure the highest standards of accountability and transparency in governance, President Bola Tinubu has suspended Dr. Betta Edu, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty…

NASENI Prioritizes Human Capital Development To Propel Innovation — Halilu

Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu, the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), emphasized the pivotal role of investing in human capital development…

Navy Conducts Successful Medical Rhapsody, Community Service In Kirikiri

In a bid to express gratitude to the Kirikiri community for their enduring peaceful coexistence, Rear Admiral Mohammed Dahiru, Commander of the Nigerian Navy Ship WEY, orchestrated a free medical…

Police Arrest Three Suspects For Disruptive Street Carnival In Shasha, Lagos

In a recent operation, operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) apprehended three individuals in the Akowonjo area of Lagos for organizing a street carnival that violated existing laws governing…

NPF Announces Commencement Of Recruitment Screening For Police Constables Nationwide

The Nigeria Police Force, through its recruitment board, has officially declared the initiation of physical and credentials screening for applicants seeking roles as Police Constables in both the General Duty…

NIWA Mourns Tragic Loss Of 8 Passengers In Anambra Boat Mishap

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has expressed deep sorrow over the distressing boat mishap that occurred in Anambra and claimed the lives of Eight passengers. In a statement by…

Customs CG Encourages Work-Life Balance Through 6.6 Kilometer Walk, Infrastructure Inspections

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, demonstrated an exceptional commitment to work-life balance and the overall well-being of the Nigeria Customs Service by leading officers on a…

Ecobank’s EPAC Studios Collaborates With Top Photo Artists, Unveils Immersive Photo Experience

Ecobank Nigeria’s renowned media establishment, EPAC Studios, has partnered with esteemed Nigerian photographers for an enthralling exploration of contemporary photography at the Ecobank Pan African Centre (EPAC) situated on Ozumba…

Customs Chief Extends Gratitude To Vice President Kashim Shettima, Discusses NCS Goals For 2024

The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, orchestrated a gesture of appreciation coupled with strategic discourse during a visit to His Excellency, Vice President Kashim Shettima GCON,…

NPF-NCCC Makes Breakthrough Arrests In Cyberstalking, Blackmailing Blog Case

The Nigeria Police Force National Cybercrime Center (NPF-NCCC) has made significant strides in combating cyberstalking, threats, and blackmail schemes operating through microblogging pages. Three individuals have been apprehended in connection…

LAWMA Unveils Ambitious Waste Management Plans For 2024

In a recent announcement, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, the Managing Director/CEO of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), outlined ambitious plans to bolster waste management efforts across Lagos State in the…

Customs CG Decorates Newly Appointed, Promoted Officers, Urges Redoubled Efforts

A momentous event unfolded at the Customs Corporate Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, January 4, 2024, as the Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, decorated newly appointed Assistant…

IGP Announces Police Awards Night To Celebrate Exemplary Officers

In a bid to recognize and honor officers demonstrating exceptional dedication in the line of duty nationwide, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) has given the green light for the organization…

Nigerian Army Responds To Water Shortage Concerns At 14 Brigade Ohafia Barracks

The Headquarters 14 Brigade has taken note of the circulating report by Sahara Reporters regarding the grievances expressed by soldiers and their families over the scarcity of water for cooking…

Nigerian Army Reacts To Viral Video, Assures Transparent Recruitment Process

The Nigerian Army (NA) has responded to a viral video circulating on social media, showcasing the apprehension of fraudulent candidates during the ongoing 86 Regular Recruits Intake in Lagos. The…

Nigeria Customs Service PRO Maiwada Engages NCBN For Broadcasting Revitalization

The National Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and Director of Nigeria Customs Service Broadcasting Network (NCBN), Chief Superintendent of Customs Abdullahi Maiwada, embarked on a working…

IGP Egbetokun Initiates Reforms For Improved Police Pension Scheme

In a proactive stance towards bolstering the welfare of both active and retired police officers, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has undertaken significant steps to review…

Police Officers Dismissed For Armed Robbery, Corruption, Illegal Duty In Lagos, Ogun States

The Assistant Inspector General of Police overseeing Zone 2 Command, which includes Lagos and Ogun States, AIG Ari Muhammed Ali, has issued the dismissal of AP. No. 279495 Inspector Sunday Adetoye and…

Nigeria Police Force Suspends POCACOV Operations For Strategic Revamp

The Nigeria Police Force has taken a decisive step by ordering the immediate suspension of all activities under the Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), a community policing…

Navy Denounces Malicious Media Campaign, Affirms Commitment To Curbing Maritime Crimes

Nigerian Navy has raised concerns over fraudulent publications aimed at discrediting the Nigerian Navy’s (NN) relentless efforts to combat crude oil theft and other illegalities within the nation’s maritime domain.…

KAYODE ADEOLU EGBETOKUN: IGP Advocates Love And Tolerance For A Peaceful New Year In Nigeria

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has extended heartfelt New Year wishes to all Nigerians, emphasizing the significance of embracing love and tolerance as fundamental elements…

Demolition of POWA Shopping Complex In Ikeja Spurs Public Controversy