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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 […]

Customs suspends 25% penalty on improperly imported vehicles

The Nigeria Customs Service has suspended 25 per cent penalty on improperly imported vehicles. This is contained in a statement by the Customs National Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Maiwada in Abuja. He said the suspension followed directive from Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun, as part of effort to cushion […]

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