Customs: FG Cracks Down On Diplomatic VIPs

By Bayo Bernard The intelligence unit of the Seme command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS has been stressed to the limit as it struggles to apprehend criminals and smuggler who sometimes use various means, including hiding under the cloak of diplomatic immunity to get passage at the border. The situation is not helped by the delay on the part of the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority, NNRA to approve for use the multi-million dollar scanner donated by European Union, EU to aide seamless clearance of goods at the Seme/ Krake…

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FAAN vs Air Peace: Pilots Leave In Anger, Fidelity Bank Still Backs Air Peace

The Federal Airports Authority, FAAN, has been battling to extricate itself from the ethnic slur being given to the Ground handling company in the way they handled the Air peace landing crisis. Recall that a Boeing 737-300 acquired by Air Peace was denied Landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos by FAAN for several hours.  After several hours of wrangling, the Aircraft was allowed to pack at the Cargo terminal instead of the normal parking bay. The visibly angry foreign Pilots who were expected to train the crew on…

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Rivers: Amaechi’s Camp Collapses As Presidency Wades In

Things have fallen apart in the camp of Rotimi Amaechi following revelation by one of his trusted allies that the Minister of Transport plotted to hijack power in the state by crook. The deputy governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC Akpo Bomba Yeeh disclosed this in Port Harcourt, the state’s capital shortly after he decamped to the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Yee has also announced his withdrawal from the race. Reacting to the development, Barrister Teni Aduno, a Lagos lawyer said the implication of Yee’s resignation is that…

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