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Customs slams N165,000 Duty on traveler for designer bag

The Nigerian Customs Service has reacted to a traveler’s claim of being maltreated by its officers because of her tribe and gender.   In a statement released by Customs’ spokesperson Joseph Attah, the woman identified as Mrs. Udensi Adaeze Nwagboliwe who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport onboard a British Airways Flight 083, …

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FG sent 150 Nigerians to China to study railway engineering – Minister of transportation

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Monday October 21, announced that the Federal Government has sent over 150 Nigerians to Chinese universities to study railway engineering.   Amaechi who disclosed this while defending his Ministry’s budget before the National Assembly’s joint committee on marine transport, said the aim of sending …

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FG suspends USSD service charge by telecom companies

Following the outcry of Nigerians to the introduction of USSD charge by telecom companies, the Federal Ministry of Communications has ordered the companies to suspend the service charge immediately.   The telcos had on Sunday, October 20, 2019 notified customers that they will be charged N4 per 20 seconds when …

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Don’t associate Christ with criminality, CAN warns MURIC

The Christian Association of Nigeria has warned the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) to stop associating Christ with criminality.   CAN issued the warning over MURIC’s director, Ishaq Akintola’s comment on the abduction and conversion of 9 Kano children who were reunited with their parents after 5 years.   Akintola said: “kidnapping for Christ …

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