Month: March 2021

Rep Calls for Lifting of Ban on Imported Vehicles through Land Borders

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA A member of the house of representative committee on customs, Femi Adebanjo is calling for a review of the presidential order against the importation of vehickes through the land borders. This according to him will increase revenue for customs as vehicles are still been smuggled into the country. Meanwhile the controller General …

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DPR assures Nigerians of petroleum products availability during Easter

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA The Department for Petroleum Resources has assured Nigerians of an adequate supply of petroleum products before, during and after the Easter. Mr Paul Osu, Head, Public Affairs, Department for Petroleum Resources made this known in a statement issued today in Lagos. Yabatech Radio recalls that the Federal Government had declared April 2 …

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Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently presiding over the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President, Muhammadu Buhari , is currently in London where he is scheduled to undergo routine medical check-up. SOURCE-PUNCH

Trial Of Embattled IMN Leader, El-Zakzaky Resumes Today

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA The trial of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim Elzakzaky and his wife Zeenat resumes today at a Kaduna state high court sitting in the state capital. Elzakzaky and his wife are standing trial on an eight-count charge bordering on alleged culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption …

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Customs: donkeys, motorcycles used to smuggle in arms

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service Hameed Ali, HAS disclosed that Donkeys and motorcycles are used to smuggle arms and ammunition into the country with the active collaboration of border communities. The Comptroller-General who appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Customs and Excise, said it was worrisome that Nigerians living in …

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Supplementary budget not yet in National Assembly – Presidency

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA The Presidency has said it has yet to transmit the supplementary budget for 2021 to the National Assembly. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters,Umar el-Yakub, made this known to newsmen. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, had earlier on the  25TH of February …

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Nigeria is better, stronger as one nation – Buhari

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA Notwithstanding the various tendencies threatening the unity of the country, Nigerians have been charged to accept the fact that they stand a better chance when they stick together as one nation. This was President Muhammadu Buhari’s message to Nigerians when he spoke as Special Guest of Honour at the 12th Asiwaju Bola …

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