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SEC bars Wale Tinubu, Others from holding Directorship of Companies for Five Years

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has concluded investigation of Oando Plc and directed among others the resignation of affected Board Members. The commissioning a statement on Friday also barred the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Wale Tinubu and the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (DGCEO) of Oando Plc from being directors of public companies for a period of five ...

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Customs Hands Over N32.750million Worths of Cannabis to NDLEA

By Innocent Orok   The Western Marine Command, an arm of the NCS policing the western waterways has intercepted cannabis sativa (Indian Hemp) valued at N32,750,000. The Command also seized 2 ,035 bags of foreign rice worth N44,937,500, 1308 cartons of frozen products as well as other items with a total Duty Paid Value of N90,967,00. This was contained in ...

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Customs CG Decorates 7 Senior Officers with new Ranks

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali has decorated seven new senior officers, who are also management staff with their new ranks. The Seven officers who have been serving under acting capacities comprises of one Deputy Comptroller General and six Assistant Comptroller General of Customs. According to a brief statement by the National Public Relations ...

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POLICE ARRESTS 13 KIDNAPPERS TERRORISING KANO, KATSINA STATES

BY INNOCENT OROK   The Katsina State Police Command has arrested 13 kidnappers and armed bandits terrorising the states of Katsina, Kano and Zamfara in recent times. Among the deadly kidnappers arrested are those terrorizing Katsina State and responsible for the recent Kidnapping of the Katsina State Governor’s Mother Inlaw, 65years old Hajiya Hauwa Yusuf and Several armed robberies and ...

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REDEEMED CHURCH DENIED SUICIDE VICTIM BEING THEIR MEMBER

BY INNOCENT OROK   The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has denied the trending story on social media of one of its pastor, Mr Micheal Arowosaiye who committed suicide in Abuja few days ago as being a pastor nor a member under it’s fold. According to a statement sign by Pastor Olaitan Olubiy,Head, Media & Public Relations of the ...

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BEWARE OF FAKE APTITUDE TEST ON CUSTOMS RECRUITEMENT, NCS WARNS

By Innocent Orok   The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has warned the Nigerian public not to fall into the trap of mischief makers on the process of selecting qualified candidates for the over 3000 Customs jobs as the system will sort the qualified candidates out itself. This was contained in an announcement on the Customs facebook page, it stated thus. ...

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LAGOS POLICE ARRESTS TWO EX-CONVICTS, ONE OTHER

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two ex – convicts and one other suspect for robbery in Lekki Phase, Lekki area of Lagos State. The robbers, one of whom was released from Oke – Kura Prison, Kwara State on Friday, April 26, 2019, was re – arrested on Monday in Lekki, Lagos, along with his colleagues after ...

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AUDIT REPORT INDICTS NPA MANAGEMENT OF MONUMENTAL CONTRACTS FRAUD

As expected, an audit report carried out by the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation has indicted the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) led by Ms Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of monumental frauds ranging from abuse of the procurement act, contract inflation and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)abuses. According to Shipping World Magazine ” ...

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We Won’t Facilitate Non -compliant Trade – Compt. Abba-Kura

By Innocent Orok   The Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has called on Importers, Freight forwarders and Agents doing business within the command to be compliant with trade regulations as the command will not process non compliant trade no matter the pressure. The Controller of the Command, Comptroller Mohammed Abba-Kura said this when the executives of the ...

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