Former NIMASA boss arraigned in court over N2.6billion fraud

A  Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, was, yesterday, told how former Managing Director of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Patrick Akpobolokemi, allegedly disbursed the N2.6 billion stolen by him. Akpobolokemi, who was accused of defrauding the Federal Government to the tune of N795.2 million, was arraigned before Justice Ibrahim Buba alongside three… Read More Former NIMASA boss arraigned in court over N2.6billion fraud

Suicide bombing kills 10, leaves 20 injured in north-western Pakistan

At least 10 people have been killed by a suicide bomber riding a motorbike close to a police checkpoint in north-western Pakistan, police say. About 20 people were also wounded in the blast, which took place in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on the outskirts of Peshawar. There has been fierce fighting in the… Read More Suicide bombing kills 10, leaves 20 injured in north-western Pakistan

Hasten up the work; Gov. Ugwuanyi urges road contractors

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has warned contractors handling various road projects in the state to re-double efforts to ensure they deliver quality jobs within the stipulated contract period as his administration is in a hurry to complete all ongoing projects for the overall benefit of the people. Gov. Ugwuanyi, who spoke through the… Read More Hasten up the work; Gov. Ugwuanyi urges road contractors

Former Comptroller Gen. of Customs, Chief Oladipupo Kuye (rtd.) dies at 81

Chief Oladipupo Kuye (rtd), the former Comptroller of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has died. Chief Kuye died after a brief illness. He was aged 81 years. Until his death, Kuye held the position of the Otun Baba Ijo, Methodist Church Nigeria, Ijebu Ode, Diocese of Ijebu, Ogun State. According to a statement signed by… Read More Former Comptroller Gen. of Customs, Chief Oladipupo Kuye (rtd.) dies at 81

NUJ, Lagos Chapter, sues Nigeria Customs Services over battery of staff

The Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has filed a N500 million criminal suit against the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, over the brutal assault on one Yomi Olomofe, a journalist at Seme border post of the NCS last year. It will be recalled that the Badagry based journalist was severely beaten… Read More NUJ, Lagos Chapter, sues Nigeria Customs Services over battery of staff