Category: News

Anxiety As Aviation Unions Vow To Shut Airports Over Concessioning

There is palpable tension in the nation’s aviation sector as workers in the aviation sector yesterday gave the Federal Government a 15-day ultimatum to suspend plans to concession airports nationwide. The workers, under the aegis of Air Transport Service Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the National…

Shocker: Buhari Approved N640B Oil Contracts From Sick Bed In London, Baru Indicates

President Muhammadu Buhari was granting approvals for oil deals to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation during the time he was on his sick bed in London – and when he had relinquished presidential powers to his Vice President – the head, Maikanti Baru, has indicated. Mr. Baru said Mr. Buhari approved at least two separate oil…

FG’s Trade Policies Fuelling Smuggling – Don

A university don has expressed disappointment at the Federal Government trade policies placing ban on importation of  items without viable alternative. Speaking over the weekend, Dr Austin Nweze, disclosed that Nigeria government banning import without viable alternative only improves the economy of neighboring countries. Dr Nweze, a university lecturer with Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos said banning…

Customs Seizes Two Containers Of Fake Cables In Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday said it intercepted two containers load of fake electric cables imported from China. Speaking yesterday, at a press briefing, the Customs Area Controller Of the unit, Compt. Muhammed Uba said the two containers worth over N18.5million were declared as electric distribution board…

Breaking: Fresh Container Of Arms Uncovered At Tin Can Port

Barely one week after it intercepted a 20-foot container load of 1,100 pump action riffles, the Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday uncovered yet another set of 475 riffles. It was gathered at the port yesterday that the pump-action rifles were discovered after the Customs Area Controller of the Command; Compt…