• Customs impounds 20 containers of vegetable oil over false declaration

    Customs impounds 20 containers of vegetable oil over false declaration

    It was gathered that the Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has uncovered 20 containers of groundnut oil said top be falsely declared as Disodium Phosphate.

    Disclosing this to newsmen, Customs Area Controller of the Command, Comptroller Yusuf Bashar said a certain clearing agency named Patwed Investments Company presented 3 Single Goods Declarations (SGDs) with C-No. 102101, purporting to be having 7 containers of 7588pk of Disodium Phosphate, while another 7 and 6 containers had different pkgs […]

  • We welcome Buhari’s declaration that any Nigerian can leave – IPOB

    We welcome Buhari’s declaration that any Nigerian can leave – IPOB

    According to reports, the Indigenous People of Biafra, on Wednesday, reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that any Nigerian who has another country to relocate to should do so.

    Buhari made the statement at a meeting with Niger Delta leaders in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday.

    “We are determined to make life comfortable and affordable to all Nigerians. If anybody has a country to go to, let him go, we will stay here and salvage our country,” the President said.

    However, reacting […]

  • CCB commends, indicts public servants, political appointees over assets declaration

    CCB commends, indicts public servants, political appointees over assets declaration

    Commendations has again come the way of the Chief Of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, from the Code of Conduct Bureau for his asset declaration, which the Bureau has again certified to be accurate

    Several other public servants also got commendation from the Bureau for declaring their assets within the stipulated timeframe.

    These other public servants include: Semenitari Mary-Gab Tamunoibim (Ag. MD/CEO NDDC); Ibrahim K. Idris (Inspector General of Police), Boboye Oyeyemi (Corps Marshall FRSC); Amina Mohammed (Minister of Enviroment) and […]

  • Buhari, others adopt New York declaration for refugees, migrants

    Buhari, others adopt New York declaration for refugees, migrants

    President Muhammadu Buhari and several other world leaders have adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants.

    The adoption took place on Monday night in New York.

    The declaration expresses the political will of world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save lives and share responsibility for large movements on global scale.

    The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, while congratulating member states for adopting the declaration, said: “Today’s summit represents a breakthrough in our collective efforts to address the […]

  • Customs impounds 16 containers over wrong declaration

    Customs impounds 16 containers over wrong declaration

    The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali has ordered the immediate detention of 16 containers wrongly declared by the importers/agents with the aim of paying lower duties and thus short-change the government in the process.

    He also warned beneficiaries of port fast track clearance as the Service will not tolerate any breach of the trust.

    Briefing journalists Friday, Ali said the containers of new tyres were wrongly declared as paper boards and machine parts that obviously attract lesser duties.

    According […]

  • Why we cancelled declaration of Niger Delta Republic – Adaka Boro Avengers explain

    Why we cancelled declaration of Niger Delta Republic – Adaka Boro Avengers explain

    A militant group, the Adaka Boro Avengers, ABA, said yesterday that it has cancelled earlier plan to declare the Niger Delta territory a Republic today (Monday).

    The militant, however, threatened to continue its mission to destabilize Nigeria’s economy.

    Recall that ABA had July 17 issued a three-week notice of its intention to declare the Niger Delta a Republic on August 1.

    According to them, “Will not stop until the Nigerian government is ready to sit on a round-table to dialogue and to restructure […]