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Herders/crop farmers clash: Senate condoles with Kogi communities, to convoke national summit

The Senate has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to help find lasting solution to the continuous herders and crop farmers clash across Nigeria. The resolution followed a motion by Senator Isah Jibrin(Kogi East) at plenary on Wednesday The senate said the ad hoc committee would work towards convoking a national summit that […]

Customs C-G decorates newly confirmed members of Customs Management Team

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, has decorated 13 members of his management team with new ranks. This is contained in a statement by the National Public Relations Officer, Chief Superintendent of Customs Abdullahi Maiwada in Abuja. He said five Deputy Comptroller-Generals(DCGs) and eight Assistant Comptroller-Generals(ACGs) were decorated following the approval of their appointments by […]

Customs signs MoU with China Customs to enhance trade

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) to foster bilateral relationship for the enhancement of economic growth. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, who led some of his management team to Shenzhen, highlighted the significance of bilateral […]

Senate passes bill prescribing death penalty for drug trafficking

The Senate has passed the bill prescribing death penalty for persons convicted of drug trafficking in Nigeria. This followed report of joint committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, and Drugs and Narcotics at plenary on Thursday. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Sen. Mohammed Monguno (Borno North) presented […]

Senate approves 2024 NCC budget of N549.7bn

The Senate at plenary on Thursday, approved 2024 Budget of the Nigeria Communications Commission(NCC) of N549, 674, 311. This followed presentation of the harmonised report of the House of Representatives;by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Communications, Sen. Bilbis Ikra (Zamfara Central). Ikra, while presenting a breakdown of the budget, said the sum of N155billion had […]

Insecurity: Defence Headquarters receives 20 improved Armour Personnel Carriers

The Defence Headquarters has received 20 improved versions of Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC’s) to boost the fight against insecurity in Nigeria. This is contained in a statement by Brig.-General Tukur Gusau, Director Defence Information in Abuja. He said the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Dr Ibrahim Abubakar Kana, handed over the documents and keys of […]

Bill to adjust judicial officers’ salaries scales second reading in Senate

Bill to adjust judicial officers’ salaries scales second reading in Senate The bill to prescribe salaries, allowances and fringe benefits of judicial office holders in Nigeria has passed second reading in the Senate. The Bill is sponsored by the Majority Leader of the Senate, Bamidele Opeyemi. Presenting the Lead Debate in plenary, the Deputy Majority […]

Bill to protect domestic workers, employers passes second reading in Senate

Bill to protect domestic workers, employers passes second reading in Senate The bill to provide for documentation and protection of domestic workers and employers has passed second reading in Senate. The sponsor of the bill, Sen. Hussaini Babangida (Jigawa North West), while presenting the lead debate, said it was important to have a legislation to […]

Insecurity: CDS harps on need for increased collaboration with NIA

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa, says increased collaboration with the National Intelligence Agency(NIA) is necessary¬† in tackling insecurity in Nigeria. This is contained in a statement by Brig.-Gen. Tukur Gusau, Director, Defence Information, in Abuja. The CDS according to the statement, made the call when he paid a courtesy visit to […]

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