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Customs rakes in N1.12bn IGR, seizes 67 vehicles in Ogun

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun Area Command yesterday disclosed that it generated N1, 129, 119, 923 as monthly revenue for November out of N727, 775, 499 target. The Area Controller, Michael Agbara who disclosed this at the press briefing at the State Command Headquarters, Idi-Iroko, said the command recorded N401, 344, 423 excess. Agbara said the command equally confiscated ...

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#Smuggling: Customs places red flag on Ogun

The Nigeria Customs Service says it has placed a red flag on the activities of smugglers in Ogun State, especially during the yuletide. The Area Controller, Ogun Area Command, Michael Ojobo Agbara, disclosed this to newsmen at the Idiroko Border Command on Tuesday. The Controller expressed worry about the increasing use of motorcycles in conveying smuggled items, with little regards ...

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Is FG’s #TraderMoni a Commendable Micro-Economic Plan or a Mere Political Ruse?

It is no longer news that the Federal Government has launched its soft loan scheme for petty traders around the country. @Trader_Moni has previously been activated in Gwagwalada, Nyanya and Utako markets. Quite a number of petty traders and artisans have been registered and credited with this TraderMoni loan in Abuja. Today, we have enumerators in Wuse & Karu Market #Abuja#tradermonipic.twitter.com/FwjuWy3xpa — TraderMoni (@Trader_Moni) November ...

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African countries must leverage their strengths to accelerate drive towards integration

Participants to the 13th African Economic Conference called for African countries to leverage the full range of their strengths and resources to accelerate the region’s drive towards continental integration. Themed “Regional and Continental Integration for Africa’s Development” the 2018 AEC, jointly organized by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the African Development Bank ...

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#16DaysofActivism: CSOs seek ways to eliminate violence against women in Elections!

As 2019 elections draw near in Nigeria, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) , local and international development partners are collaboratively working toward ensuring that effective and efficient security apparatus are put in place to properly shield women – electorates and aspirants from electoral violence across the country. Speaking at a CSOs’ Dialogue organized by Women International League for Peace and Freedom ...

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Breaking: Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin makes history in Bayelsa By Theresa Moses

The General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, and founder, Mercy Television, Warri, Delta State, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin makes history in the core Niger Delta Region, Bayelsa state, Southern Nigeria as over hundred thousands of worshippers including a once notorious kidnapper, surrenders to God Almighty and receive salvation. The Tireless General breaks records as over 100,000 worshippers came out ...

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#WorldAIDSDay: Expert urges more awareness to prevent spread

Dr Victor Fayomi, a General Medical Practitioner with a private Hospital at Gwagwalada near Abuja, has called for more public awareness on the HIV/AIDS prevalence to prevent spread. AIDS SYMBOL Fayomi made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja to commemorate the World AIDS Day.He noted that the availability of antiretroviral ...

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IGP deploys 2000 personnel, CTU, sniffer dog to North East

The Inspector General of Police has deployed additional Two Thousand (2000) Police Mobile Force (PMF) and Counter Terrorism Units (CTU) Personnel of the Force and the Sniffer Dog Sections to the North East in the last few days for purely Military Duties to fight Boko Haram insurgency under the Operation Lafiya Dole. Police This new deployment is consistent with Section ...

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Buhari tasks Universities on Nation Building

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, tasked Nigerian Universities to contribute in finding solutions to the myriad of challenges facing the country through innovations and research. Speaking at the 48th Convocation ceremony of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), the President also said that they should develop patriotic ideas by identifying with national cause and ensuring corporate discipline through management and accountability ...

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Legislative Paradigm Shift is Coming – Barrister Nwafor

Barrister Anthony Okwudili Nwafor is the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Member, House of Representatives, representing Nkanu East and West Federal Constituency of Enugu State. Last Saturday, at the flag-off of the APC 2019 Campaign in Enugu State, he told reporters during a question and answer session that the next paradigm in governance would be a creative, innovate and ...

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