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Hameed Ali

Customs CG Ali to Nigerians: Stop eating imported rice, it is poisonous

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has described rice imported into Nigeria as poisonous, advising Nigerians to stop consuming it.  “A chemical must have...

Migrants drink urine to stay alive, says Libya returnee 

Another batch of Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 145 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Idris...

Amaechi: Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll ready in June

$195m maritime security contract: Is Amaechi deceiving Nigerians?

Despite a $195 million (N60 billion) maritime security contract awarded by the Federal Government to an Israeli firm, HLSI Security Systems and Technologies Limited at...

Nigerian beans set for export to Europe

Nigerians import N16bn beans annually from Cameroon, Burkina Faso

The Federal Government said Nigerians spend as much as N16 billion annually on the importation of beans from Cameroon and Burkina Faso.  Permanent Secretary of the...

Migrants drink urine to stay alive, says Libya returnee 

New batch of 136 Nigerians returns from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 136 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Idris...

Kenya arrests 33 Nigerians over illegal drug dealings 

Kenya arrests 33 Nigerians over illegal drug dealings 

The Police in Kenya have arrested 33 Nigerians, who are staying in the country illegally and are also involved in drug deals. They were arrested during a raid of...

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu-

‘Reduction of importation will create 4.4m Nigerians jobs’

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, on Thursday said no fewer than 4.4 million jobs will be created if Nigerians reduce their dependence on...

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New minimum wage: Nigerians to pay more in VAT

The Federal Government is considering increasing the Value Added Tax (VAT) presently at 5 percent to fund the new national minimum wage. VAT is a consumption tax placed...

Dr. Maikanti Baru

Nigerians consumed 1.8 billion litres of petrol in one month — NNPC 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said that 1.8 billion litres of petrol was supplied to various dispensing outlets in the country in December 2018....

Two Nigerians among 157 passengers killed in Ethiopian Airline crash

Two Nigerians among 157 passengers killed in Ethiopian Airline crash

A retired Nigerian ambassador, Abiodun Bashua and a scholar, Pius Adesanmi (who travelled on a Canadian passport), have been confirmed to be among the 157 passengers...

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Nigerians pirates responsible for Gulf of Guinea attacks, says London group 

Delegates at the 10th Chemical & Products Tanker Conference held in London on Tuesday and Wednesday this week have been told that Nigerians are responsible for most...

How oil marketers cheat Nigerians — Official 

The Director, Weights and Measures Department, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mohammed Sidi, says that oil dealers have been cheating Nigerians of...