• Customs seizes fuel tanker loaded with smuggled bag of rice

    Customs seizes fuel tanker loaded with smuggled bag of rice

    According to reports, the Ogun State Area Command, Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted a petroleum tanker, and no fewer than 25 other vehicles, loaded with smuggled bags of rice in some parts of the state, in the last two weeks.

    The new Area Controller, Hassan Gangua, addressing journalists at the command’s Idiroko border office on Thursday, said the MAN diesel petroleum tanker with number plate FST 51 XE, was specially built for smuggling.

    He said the tanker, filled to capacity with the […]

  • Minimum wage can’t buy a bag of rice – NLC

    Minimum wage can’t buy a bag of rice – NLC

    The Nigeria Labour Congress, Anambra state chapter, on Tuesday described as laughable that the country’s minimum wage could no longer buy a bag of rice.

    The Chairman of the congress in the state, Mr Jerry Nnubia, stated this during a rally in solidarity with Nasarawa state workers who were allegedly killed by the police while protesting against the slice in wages by the state government on July 29.

    Nnubia who said it was wicked for any state government to think of cutting […]

  • Check out this man’s happy smile after he got a bag of rice for Ramadan in Borno (photos)

    Check out this man’s happy smile after he got a bag of rice for Ramadan in Borno (photos)

    Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima distributed rice and maize grits to needy families in the state for Ramadan.

    The distribution which begun on Sunday is Chaired by Senator representing Borno Central, Sen. Babakaka Bashir Garbai and is expected to cover 30,000 households in Maiduguri and