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Customs Generates N239.4bn In First Quarter

The Nigerian Custom Service (NCS), generated N239.4billion in the first three months of this year, figures obtained from the Federal Ministry of Finance have revealed.     The amount was contained in a document obtained yesterday in Abuja, showing the activities of the ministry in the last two years.   The NCS, according to the document, stated that its revenue ...

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Edo, 22 Other States Owe LG Workers 1-16 Months Salaries — NULGE

A total of 23 states are presently owing their local government workers monthly salaries ranging between one to 16 months; a diligently computed local government staff salaries indebtedness in Nigeria has revealed. Against this background, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), has warned state governors not to divert or tamper with the second tranche of Paris Club Loan refund; ...

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How A Recently Recalled Judge From Suspension Received #90 Million Bribe From 100 Lawyers – Presidential Aide

One of the judges recently recalled from suspension by the National Judicial Council will be charged this week with offences bordering on receiving gratification from lawyers, the Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, has said. Obono-Obla alleged on Sunday that the judge was found to have received gratification worth N90m from 100 lawyers. The presidential aide ...

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Breaking News: Court Grants FG’s Application, Witnesses To Testify Behind Screen Against Sambo Dasuki

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, okayed request by the Federal Government to shield identities of 14 witnesses billed to testify against detained former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd. . The court, in a ruling that was delivered by trial Justice Ahmed Mohammed, granted leave for all the prosecution witnesses to give their evidence behind ...

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Breaking News: Court Grants FG’s Application, Witnesses To Testify Behind Screen Against Sambo Dasuki

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, okayed request by the Federal Government to shield identities of 14 witnesses billed to testify against detained former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd. . The court, in a ruling that was delivered by trial Justice Ahmed Mohammed, granted leave for all the prosecution witnesses to give their evidence behind ...

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Alleged Tax Fraud: Cristiano Ronaldo Debunks Claims

Cristiano Ronaldo has denied ever hiding any income from the taxman or committing any tax fraud in Spain. The Portuguese international stated this on Tuesday through his representatives, hours after a tax fraud lawsuit was filed against him in Madrid. “There is no tax evasion scheme … There has never been any hiding nor any intention to hide anything,” Gestifute, ...

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Arms Deal: Witness Tells Court how Dasuki’s Aide Cornered N5.2bn

The first prosecution witness, Hassan Seidu, in the ongoing trial of Col. Nicholas Ashinze, a former aide of the detained former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Mohammed Dasuki (rtd) and three others on Monday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja how N3.15 billion and N2.5 billion were cornered by the defendants by proxy.   Led in evidence by ...

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Senate Gives CBN 7 Days To Recover N536bn Unremitted Revenue

The Senate, on Tuesday, gave the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) seven days to recover money collected by banks on behalf of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) but not remitted to it.   The order was given by the Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff at an investigative meeting with the CBN, Ministry of Finance, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Corporate ...

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