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Buhari appoints new Controller General, Federal Fire Service

President Muhammad Buhari has appointed a new Acting Comptroller General (CG) of the Federal Fire Service (FFF) . He is Liman AIhaji Ibrahim. The FFF Public Relations Officer, Anani Danlami confirmed the development to The Nation, on Friday. Before his appointment, Ibrahim was the Assistant Comptroller General in charge of Policy, Regulatory

Customs detain four officers over killing of man in Ogun

The Nigeria Customs Service has detained four of its officers  involved in in the killing of one Godwin Onoja on Sunday in Ogun state. It also stated that a panel set up to investigate the killing could not conclude its investigation because the officer, who accidentally shot Onoja, Destiny Onebamho, was

Baga Attack: NEMA commences distribution of relief materials to IDPs

Mukaila Ola  The  National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced distribution of relief materials to fleeing residents of Baga. Baga few days ago came under the attack of Boko Haram Terrorists , leading to residents of the town fleeing to Maiduguri, Monguno in Borno State and neighbouring countries. It is believed that over

Customs generates 1.2trn revenue in 2018

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Customs service (NCS) has  generated the sum of N1,202,271,240,478.30 trillion revenue for the year 2018. The Customs’ Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller, Joseph Attah dusclosed in a statement on Friday. He explained that the revenue generated in 2018 was N164.8 billion higher than the 2017 collection which was N1,03

FRSC promotes 4,660 personnel nationwide

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says it has elevated a total of 4,660 of its personnel nationwide in the 2017 promotion exercise. This is sequel to the approval by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. The Corps Public Education Officer, CPEO, Bisi Kazeem, said in a statement that

U.S. donates $100,000 equipment to NSCDC

•NSCDC Commandant-General, Ex-CDS call for synergy Mukaila Ola and Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, INL, has donated equipment worth 100,000 dollars to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to enhance its operation. NSCDC Commandant General, Muhammed Gana presented the equipment to the Borno

Prisoners’ feeding costs N200, not N115,000 or N14,000 daily–Interior Ministry 

•Deploys e-border patrol for effective counter-insurgency operations  Jude Johnson  The Ministry of Interior has clarified the issues of prisoners’ feeding, saying that contrary to insinuations that prisoners consumes N14,000 daily or N115,000,  the actual amount spent on each prisoners’ feeding is less than N200. This is coming as the Federal Government as part