Daily Archives: November 19, 2020

Customs intercept falsely declared cargoes worth N767m

Customs intercept falsely declared cargoes worth N767m

The Comptroller-General of Customs Strike Force in Zone ‘A’ has intercepted contrabands and raised Debit Notes on under-declaration of cargoes worth N767m. While the contrabands were smuggled into the country from Benin Republic, the DN raised were from 13 containers ...

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2021 budget report ready on Dec 3, says Senate

Some banks, MDAs colluding to divert funds, alleges Lawan

The Senate Committee on Appropriation on Wednesday promised to submit the harmonised version of the 2021 budget at plenary on December 3. The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Jubril Barau, stated this after some chairmen of other standing panels, submitted ...

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Obaseki hails Supreme Court verdict affirming Diri’s election

Obaseki hails Supreme Court verdict affirming Diri’s election

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has commended the latest Supreme Court verdict on the election of Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, and the deputy governor, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. The governor, in a statement, described the ruling as “a victory for democracy”. ...

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Google to integrate bank accounts in payments app

Google to integrate bank accounts in payments app

The internet giant said Wednesday it would be partnering with commercial banks and credit unions starting next year to allow users to manage mobile-based accounts through the Google Pay platform, in the latest move by tech giants into consumer finance. ...

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Wike says another PDP governor defecting

Wike says another PDP governor defecting

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says another Peoples Democratic Party governor is planning to join Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, in the All Progressives Congress. Wike said this on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ programme on Wednesday. The governor said, ...

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Reps quiz firm for insuring Immigration’s grounded aircraft

Reps quiz firm for insuring Immigration’s grounded aircraft

The House of Representatives on Wednesday grilled the management of Northlink Insurance Brokers Plc for insuring two grounded aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Immigration Service. The aircraft insured for N198.5m and for which a renewal premium of N13,409,800 was paid ...

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