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FG stops levy on Nigerians with dual citizenship at airports

The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS),  to with immediate effect, put an end to the payment of fines by Nigerians holding dual citizenship at the nation’s International Airports. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, stated this in a statement issued by Mr. Mohammed Umar,

Flood: NEMA, NIHSA warns of rising water level in Lokoja

•To declare national emergency over 12 states Monday Jude Johnson The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) have given a flood alert, warning of rising water level in both Rivers Niger and Benue. The two agencies in an update message circulated on Sunday, disclosed of a continuous rise

Flood: NEMA inaugurates Emergency Operation Centres for 12 worst-hit states

Senator Iroegbu The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, has inaugurated five Emergency Operation Centres (EOC) to facilitate prompt search and rescue operations as well as humanitarian supports in the 12 states worst affected by flooding. The Head Media and Public relations, Mr. Sani Datti, in

Flooding: FG approves N3bn for emergency response

•NEMA activates 5 Zonal Emergency Operational Centers Godsgift Onyedinefu   Following the escalating cases of flooding in several communities, the Federal Government has approved N3 billion for emergency responses, announced Director General National Emergency Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja. Maihaja also announced that the agency has activated five zonal Emergency Operational Centers (EOCs) which

ICPC Nabs 4 immigration job scammers

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested one Mohammed Rabiu Isa, 48 years old and 3 others for allegedly duping unsuspecting job-seekers with fake employment letters. Spokesperson for the Commission Mrs.Rasheedat Okoduwa in a statement she issued on tuesday revealed that the suspects defrauded six

Customs Boss Hails FOSSRA on Inter-agency Collaboration

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Colonel Hameed Ali (Rtd) has commended the Forum of Security and Response Agencies (FOSSRA) for sustaining inter-agency Collaboration on Crisis and Information Management. Hameed Ali, who made the commendation while hosting the monthly rotational meeting of FOSSRA at Customs Headquarters Abuja said the collaboration

Customs redeploys 70 comptrollers

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has approved the redeployment of 70 comptrollers to meet the challenges of fighting smuggling, revenue collection and trade facilitation. Mr Ali announced this in a statement by the Service Public Relations Officer, Joseph Attah, on Friday in Abuja. Mr Attah said “among those affected were Comptrollers

Customs intercepts container load of military uniform, others in Abia

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized a container-load of military uniforms and other items on Friday along Aba- Port Harcourt road. This was disclosed  in a statement on Friday in Abuja by the Public Relations Officer, NSC, Mr. Joseph Attah, who noted that examination of the container was conducted in the presence

NPS wins global PR award on crisis management

The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS), Nigeria’s apex reformatory agency, has won the Golden World Award (GWA) on Crisis Management instituted by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) for a media campaign on Prison Decongestion and the plight of Awaiting Trial Inmates (ATI). The award ceremony will take place in Barcelona, Spain

No life lost in Niger state pipeline explosion-NSCDC

•Three persons injured, suspects arrested •Cause of explosion still uncertain Jude Johnson The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has confirmed that no life was lost in the twin fuel pipeline explosion that rocked Niger State on Sunday, July 8, 2018. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of NSCDC, Niger State Command, Ibrahim