Customs arrests truck conveying N17m worth of clothing materials

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has arrested a truck conveying 340 bales of clothing materials worth N17 million in Sokoto State, an official has said. NCS Controller in-charge of Kebbi/Sokoto/Zamfara Command, Mr Nasir Ahmad, made the development known to newsmen...

Kwara cassava farmers yet to benefit from N1b agric loan

The Kwara State Chapter of Cassava Growers Association of Nigeria on Friday said its members had not benefitted from the N1 billion Federal Government Agriculture Loan Scheme in the state. The Secretary of the association, Mr Sunday Moses, disclosed this...

NDDC to reposition Niger Delta through ICT devt

 The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has reiterated its commitment to re-position the region through the development of Information Communication Technology (ICT). The Chairman, Governing Board of NDDC, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN) said this when the Managing Director of the...

Missing journalist found dead in Anambra

A Cameraman with the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Mr Ikechukwu Onubogu, has been found dead four days after he was declared missing by members of his family. Although the cause of his death remained sketchy, TBI Africa gathered that the...

SON issues 25 MANCAP certificates to 13 firms in Anambra

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Friday issued 13 Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certificates to 13 manufacturing firms in Anambra for 25 products. The Coordinator of SON in Anambra, Mrs Nwaoma Olujie, who presented the certificates to the...

Anambra election: NSCDC deploys 14, 000 personnel for security

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it deployed 14, 000 personnel for Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra to boost the number of personnel provided by other security agencies. The Corps said the measure was also to guarantee...

Corruption fight brings respect to Nigeria-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the ongoing fight against corruption has started yielding fruitful results as Nigeria is now a respected nation in the world. The President stated this on Thursday at the public presentation of a book titled; Making...

Jonathan administration won gold medal in corruption – Tinubu

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Chieftain, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday in Abuja said the Goodluck Jonathan administration won gold medal in corruption and red card in good governance. Tinubu stated this in a keynote address at the presentation of...

Why we approved Buhari’s $5.5b loan request— Reps

The House of Representatives on Thursday said it approved the 5.5 billion dollars loan request from the executive because President Muhammadu Buhari is trustworthy and keeps to his words. It said the approval was in spite of the nation’s rising...

Ghana budgets $13.9b in 2018

The Ghanaian government plans to spend 13.9 billion dollars (62 billion Ghana cedis) in the 2018 fiscal year, the country’s finance minister said on Wednesday. Presenting the government’s fiscal policy to parliament, Kenneth Ofori-Atta, said the budget, with the theme...