Ships & Ports

Oil marketers docked for $8.4m AGO fraud

Tanker driver docked over petrol theft

A 38-year-old tanker driver, Agboola Biliaminu, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of 1,550 litres of petrol valued at...

kemi-adeosun

Implement BVN in Microfinance Banks, Adeosun writes CBN

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to implement the requirement for Bank Verification Number (BVN) to account holders in...

CBN

Nigeria to have 15th largest industry by 2020 – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed plans of positioning the Nigerian insurance industry among the 15 largest in the world come year 2020. The apex bank said...

15 dead as truck conveying cows, passengers plunged into river

Fifteen persons lost their lives in Adamawa on Sunday when a truck conveying cows and passengers lost control on a bridge and fell into the drying river. The Adamawa...

Hameed Ali

I was not appointed to wear uniform, customs CG replies Senate

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, has said that he was not appointed to wear Customs uniform. “I was not appointed...

FG opposes bail for suspected illegal arms importers

Court orders NAMA boss, officials to forfeit N3.4bn, properties

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the temporary forfeiture of sums of N3,468,933,487.8 and $67, 586.27 found in possession...

NEMA deploys rescue helicopter, ambulances to Kaduna

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said it has deployed a rescue helicopter, three Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) Ambulances and three Rapid Intervention...

Customs hands over seized pump action rifles to DSS

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has handed over the 661 pump action rifles seized by the Federal Operations Unit Zone `A’ Ikeja, to the Department of State Security...

Oil marketers docked for $8.4m AGO fraud

$250m freeze: Firm denies involvement in illegal activities

An oil drilling company, Seadrill Mobile Unit Ltd has filed an objection to the interim forfeiture order made by an Abuja Federal High Court freezing its bank account....

Istanbul helicopter crash

5 dead including Russians in Istanbul helicopter crash

  Five people were killed including a number of Russians when a privately-owned helicopter crashed in Istanbul on Friday, the provincial governor said. Turkish...

CBN

Nigeria foreign exchange reserves exceed $30 bln as of March 8- CBN

Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves rose above $30 billion as of March 8 to its highest level since October 2015, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) data showed on...

Berlin’s airports strike

Strike causes cancellation of over hundred flights

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at both of Berlin’s airports on Friday due to a strike by ground crew. A spokesman for the capital’s airports, Schoenefeld in the...