Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Banks lost N2.19bn to fraudsters in 2016 – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday said that Deposit Money Banks in the country lost a total of N2.19bn to fraudsters in the...

Custom impounds N6.8m worth of rice

The Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command, (WMC), on Tuesday said its officers seized 941 bags of rice estimated at N6, 830,791 being smuggled...

Police nab inspector, soldier for robbery

The Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday paraded a dismissed police inspector, Herbert Mbachu 55, and a soldier attached to 2 Mechanised Division of...

FUTA launches first varsity satellite into space Thursday

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, will Thursday launch a CubeSat, with the code name NigeriaEdusat-1, into space from the Kennedy Space Centre in...

Nigeria spent N49trn on raw materials import- Onu

Between 2000 and 2015, Nigeria spent as much as N49 trillion on importation of raw materials and products, Science and Technology Minister Ogbonnaya Onu...

Union backs threat to close land borders

The National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN) says it supports the Federal Government’s threat to close land borders over...

Osinbajo to sign 2017 Budget Thursday

Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will sign the 2017 Budget into law on Thursday by 9:00 A.M at the Presidential Villa. A source in Abuja...

FG: 12% of N423bn Niger Delta projects executed under Yar’Adua, Jonathan

The Federal Government has revealed that the N423bn projects awarded in the Niger Delta between 2009 and 2015 are at 12 percent execution. The Minister...

Police hunt for perpetrators of violence at Oshodi LG primaries

The Police say they are on the hunt for perpetrators of the violence at Shogunle during the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) primaries for councillors...

Housewife in court over alleged theft of pigs

A housewife, Mrs Kemi Joshua, 30, was on Wednesday brought before an Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly receiving two stolen pigs valued at...
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