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June 19, 2018 10:48 AM Nigerian govt spent N2.4bn daily on fuel subsidy in May – PPPRA

The Federal Government’s subsidy on fuel has risen to N2.4 billion daily in May, from N774 million in March 2018. This rise in subsidy payment is as a result of the high price of crude oil in the international market. Unlike in March, this year, when the price of crude oil hovered at $66 per barrel, it hovered between $75 and $80 per barrel since last month 22

February 15, 2018 5:01 AM Nigeria dumping ground for lowest quality of milk in the world – Senator Abdullahi Adamu

Former governor of Nasarawa State and Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial district, Abdullahi Adamu has stated that Nigeria is a dumping ground for the lowest quality of milk in the world. Reacting to a motion to suspend tariff on some imported goods by Senator Sabo Mohammed, Adamu was emphatic that the Federal government’s effort at encouraging 21

January 26, 2018 3:04 AM I’ve come to educate Nigerians on art of drinking champagne –Carlos Ipanema

France-born Carlos de Ipanema embarked on a luxury adventure to Nigeria last November, he was preoccupied with the export, marketing and distribution of Taittinger champagne brand as the export manager for Africa, Middle East and Europe. But then he discovered that beyond the enchanting connoisseur style and vintage cocktail soiree, Nigeria purveys great 23

October 23, 2017 3:02 AM We’ll comply with govt’s directive on TSA – Intels

The Chairman of Intels Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gabriele Volpi, has pledged that his company will comply with the Federal Government’s directive on the Treasury Single Account policy. He stated this when he flew into the country to intervene in the rift between his firm and the Nigerian Ports Authority over remittances into the TSA. While the NPA had insisted 36

October 1, 2017 3:26 AM We must move from luggage economy to knowledge based economy — Sen. Joy Emodi

Senator Joy Emodi, the Chairman/Founder, Brickhall School, Abuja, wants an end to fixation on oil at a time the world is phasing out petrol powered vehicles. I just finished watching, for the umpteenth time, the short documentary by the United States Information Service (USIS) highlighting the July 1961 state visit by the late Prime Minister, Alhaji 52

September 21, 2017 5:04 PM Another 2,671 pump action rifles imported from Turkey intercepted by customs

The Tin-Can Island command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted another 2,671 rifles illegally imported into Nigeria. The guns were alleged to have been imported from Turkey through profiling approach. The comptroller-general of NCS, retired Col Hameed Ali, told journalists in Lagos on Thursday, September 21 that the seizure was the fourth 22

August 21, 2017 1:13 AM Snake smugglers disappear from custody in Calabar

CALABAR—TWO persons, suspected to have smuggled 145 poisonous snakes and other tropical rainforest reptiles from Cameroon to Nigeria, have disappeared from the custody of the Nigerian Agricultural and Quarantine Agency in Calabar, the office they were handed over to by the Nigerian Customs Service along with their consignment. Mr. Ibrahim Jubril, the Minister 38

July 25, 2017 3:06 AM Naira Depreciates To N367/$1 As MPC Meeting Continues Today

The naira falls yesterday to N367 against the Dollar on the parallel market from N376 it opened for trading as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Monetary Policy Meeting commences today (Tuesday). The sell side of the naira exchange rate against the pound also dropped by N3.00, to close at N475 to the pound on the parallel market yesterday, as against 50

July 12, 2017 5:16 AM Customs, NPA, NIMASA, others lose over N5bn

LAGOS—At least N5 billion was lost by stakeholders to yesterday’s shut down of port operations across the country by aggrieved ports’ workers, led by officials of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, and Senior Staff Association of Communication, Transportation and Corporation, SSACTAC, Maritime branch. The shut-down was a protest against moves by National 31

July 2, 2017 6:37 PM “Dino Melaye should be running for president, instead”

It is quite ironic to hear that Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello is alleged to be the person sponsoring efforts to recall one of the brightest and obviously the most out-spoken and audacious Senator in Nigeria’s recent history, Dino Melaye. In serious societies, those who should be preparing to contest the 2019 presidential election should be the likes 24