Month: August 2019

FOU: Olusemire Tightens Security In The South-South And South-East To Checkmate Smugglers

August 30, 2019

By  Stephen Ubanna Those who think that the Border drills across the south, south west, north west and north west, will slow down the anti-smuggling operations of the Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone C, overseeing Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Edo, the six states in the south south-south and the five states […]

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Customs: AMTO: Battles To Get their Detained Trucks Detained Released

August 29, 2019

By Stephen Ubanna For much of 2017 and now, officials of the Association of Maritime Owners, AMATO, led by Remi Ogungbemi, the national president, haven been  holding series of meetings  with the Customs Authorities to facilitate the release of their trucks  detained in in various Federal Operation Units, FOU, across the country.  Investigation by The […]

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Customs: Unusual Seme As Border Drill Make Seizures of Foreign Rice And Other Items Across The Country

August 28, 2019

By Stephen Ubanna   For much of last week and now Economic and social activities at the Seme-Krake Joint Border between Nigerian and Republic of Benin had come to a  halt This is because f the Border drills jointly carried out by the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, under the leadership of Hameed Ali,   a retired […]

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Security: AfCTA A Threat To Nigeria Maritime Borders As Border drill Takes A Toll On The People

August 27, 2019

By Stephen Ubanna Those who think that Nigeria would benefit tremendously from the signing of  the African Continental  Free Trade  Agreement , AfCTA, at the last the last African Heads of States and Government , in Niger, may have to  do d o a think Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police, appears to  have […]

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Elumelu Takes UBA And TEF to Tokyo International Conference On African Development

August 27, 2019

By Elizabeth Chukwuma When President  Muhammadu Buhari, left for the Tokyo  International Conference on African Development , TCAD 7, with the government delegation including  some private sector investors, not many  expected  Tony Elumelu, Chairman , United Bank for African, plc and founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation, to be there.  Unknown to them, the organisers of […]

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Cyber Crime: EFCC Moves To Block Loopholes Exploited By Scammers To Exploit Victims

August 26, 2019

 By Stephen Ubanna  More facts have emerged why officials of the Financial Institutions and money exchangers across the country are jittery over the revelation  by Paul Delacourt , an Assistant Director, Federal Bureau  of Investigation, FBI, over the alleged Collaboration between some Nigerian Banks and Scammers fleecing American business men. This is because the Central […]

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Customs: Joint Border Security Operation Cripple the Economy of Benin, Niger and Chad

August 26, 2019

By Stephen Ubanna Abubakar Amajam, an Assistant Comptroller General, ACG, of Customs is a happy man. Amajam source of happiness, was that the Joint Security  exercise,  code named ‘’Ex-Swift Response’’, which had resulted in the closure of the Borders between Nigeria and Republic of Benin, Niger and Chad  as well as that of the Central […]

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Customs: Ex-Swift Response Members Tighten Security At The Borders As Multi-national Rice Importers And Distributors In Republic Of Benin Cry Out For Help

August 24, 2019

By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari policy on food importation, particular, foreign rice ,  and the recent   moves to protect the Nigerian Borders  through  the joint  efforts of the Nigerian customs Service, NCS, Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, the Military, other security and Intelligence agencies appear to have put the Benioise  Customs Authority and the multinational […]

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Sowore, IPOB, And The Naked Beating Of Ekweremadu

August 23, 2019

By SKC Ogbonnia The naked beating of Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Germany evokes painful lessons, particularly with Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and, of course, the continued detention of the frontline anti-corruption advocate and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore.   First, the sympathy generated from the Ekweremadu beating has to do […]

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EFCC: Fear Grip Banks over Planned Probe

August 23, 2019

By Elizabeth Chukwuma  Those who think that the next four years would be a rosy one  for the Banks and non- designated financial Institutions would be disappointed. This is because the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC , and the Independent and Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, have  beamed their search light on the Institutions to […]

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