• DSS to go after producers of fake drivers’ licences – FRSC

    DSS to go after producers of fake drivers’ licences – FRSC

    Operatives of the Directorate of State Security Service, DSS, are to be engaged by the Federal Road Safety Corps to help fish out those behind the production of fake drivers licences in the country.

    The action followed the inability of the Corps to get to the root of the illegality despite efforts made to stem the trend.

    The FRSC’s acting Sector Commander in Niger State, Mr Na Magana, who disclosed this in Minna on Thursday, said the headquarters of the Corps had […]

  • Rice producers raise alarm over increased smuggling

    Rice producers raise alarm over increased smuggling

    Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RIPAN) has raised alarm over the massive smuggling of finished rice into the country from the Republic of Benin, Niger and Cameroon.

    They alleged that their investigation have shown that the product are berthed and warehoused in the countries at very little import duties and then pushed into the Nigerian markets where they sell at exhorbitant rate.

    The Chairman RIPAN, Abubakar Muhammed, during a media briefing yesterday in Abuja pointed out that among countries in West Africa, […]