Ships & Ports

Nigeria detains Emirates Airline plane

Nigeria detains Emirates Airline plane over $22,103 debt

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the detention in Lagos of an Airbus aircraft belonging to Emirates Airline over N8.1 million ($22,103) judgment...

Apapa Customs generates N170.4bn in 5 months

Many Customs officers are falling sick due to bad roads — Abba- Kura

  Comptroller Muhammed Abba-Kura is the Controller, Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service. In this exclusive interview with Shulammite ‘Foyeku, he...

Arrested

Man steals N.4m under pretence in Apapa

  A 38-year-old man, Bolaji Hassan, was on Friday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing N400,000 under pretence to supply 134 empty...

Nigerian, Australians arrested in Thai drug bust

Nigerian, Australians arrested in Thai drug bust

  A Nigerian, Chimezie Stanley Duru, 38, and two Australians aged 46 and 58 were among those arrested during a police drug sting in Thailand Thursday. The operation...

hameed ali

Customs CG, Ali accuses DPR of aiding smuggling of petrol 

  The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has accused the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) of shielding illegal petrol stations at...

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari directs ministries, agencies to go digital

  President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to comply with the ongoing transition of all government operations to digital...

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Reps approves VAT hike to 7.5% 

  The House of Representatives has approved the request by President Muhammadu Buhari to increase value added tax (VAT) from 5 percent to 7.5 percent. The lower...

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari: What we earn from oil does not meet our needs 

  President Muhammadu Buhari says although Nigeria is rich in petroleum resources, the earnings from oil is not enough to take care of the country’s needs. The...

Nigeria, Benin, Niger set up joint border patrol  

Ogun monarchs ask Buhari to reopen land borders

  Traditional rulers and residents of border communities in Ogun state have made a joint appeal to President Muhammed Buhari to review the border closure and bring...

Lagos gas explosion claims 4 lives 

Lagos gas explosion claims 4 lives 

  Four persons were feared dead while 23 others were injured in a gas explosion that occurred early Thursday morning at Aduke Street, Ifelodun Local Council...

Senate seeks automation of Nigeria’s oil facility management 

Senate seeks automation of Nigeria’s oil facility management 

  The Senate has urged the Federal Government to set up consortium of experts to evaluate possibilities of installing computerised oil facilities management gadgets...

Lagos: 2 dead, 23 burnt in gas explosion

Lagos: 2 dead, 23 burnt in gas explosion

  A gas explosion has been recorded at Ajegunle area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, with two children burnt to death and 23 others severely burnt.  The incident...