• Senate seeks new laws for Customs to block leakages

    Senate seeks new laws for Customs to block leakages

    According to reports, the Senate is considering new laws for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) that will effectively block revenue leakages in the service.

    The Senate Committee on Customs and Excise which began the tour of Customs facilities in Abuja Wednesday gave the hint at NCS headquarters, Abuja.

    The committee said that the new laws would fashion ways and means to increase revenue generation capacity of the service by blocking all sources leakages.

    Chairman of the Committee, Senator Hope Uzodinma, insisted that the […]

  • Market women protest, block Benin-Lagos highway

    Market women protest, block Benin-Lagos highway

    Protesters on Monday blocked the Uselu/Ugbowo section of the Benin-Lagos highway over plans by Egor Local Government Area of Edo State to relocate traders.

    The protesters, under the aegis of Uselu Market Women Association, were resisting the directive to move to lock-up stores built by the council.

    The women, displaying placards, blocked both sides of the highway, preventing motorists from continuing with their trips.

    Some of the women said the N1.2m charged for the stalls was too expensive for them, especially given the […]