Customs narrates how 2 drivers smuggled 36 bags of foreign rice with bullion van

An operative of the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS) Marina Sanusi, today, narrated before a Federal High Court, Lagos, how two bullion van drivers Smuggled 36 bags of prohibited foreign rice from Owode-Idiroko border. The two bullion van drivers, Onoja Lawrence, a resident of 2, Joseph Street, Oshodi, Lagos, and Oluwalogbon Oluwafemi of Apapa road, Lagos. The two were arrested with the banned rice on September 23, 2019, while driving a bullion van marked MUS-574-XW and an escort pickup van marked APP-319XS. While the bullion van was used to smuggled 30…

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Exam malpractices: Lawyer asks court to stop JAMB, others from probing of 2009-2019 Candidates

A Lagos-based lawyer, Chief Kuala Emmanuel Nwagbara has instituted a suit against the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and two others, over proposed planned to publish names of candidates allegedly cheating in the United Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) within 2009 and 2019. Nwagbara’s suit marked FHC/L/CS/980/19, filed before Justice Saliu Saidu of a Lagos Federal High Court, wants the court to stop JAMB and others from the planned probe of the credentials of candidates and declare it unconstitutional right to fair hearing. The lawyer instituted the suit on behalf of…

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N437m fraud: Court fixes Mar. 10 for trial of 3 BDC operators

The trial of three Bureau De Change (BDC) Operators, who allegedly defrauding a company of N437 million, has been fixed for March 10, 2020, by a Federal High Court, Lagos. The three BDC operators;  Jimmy Ibrahim, Obianuju Tessy Umejesi and Uche Madubuko.  The three BDC operators who operates under the names of Regis Bureau De Change, Jayjibs Ventures, Johim Ventures and Jajibs Bureau De Change  were first arraigned before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, by the men of Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), Ikoyi, Lagos, on August 22, 2019, on a five count-charge of conspiracy,…

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EFCC arraigns 7 men for unlawful dealing in petroleum product

Seven men and a vessel were today arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly dealing in petroleum product without lawful authority, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The seven men are: Etta Agboriso; Asike Collins Omonegho; Ubani T. Friday; Akinola A. Olantrwaju; Sanusi Adeola; Njoku O. Joshua and Sunday Okenwa, while the vessel was Mt. D ‘Favour. Arraigning the defendants before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke led-court, the prosecutor, Mr. M. K. Bashir, told the court that the defendants were arrested sometimes in March 2019, by the men…

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IATA lauds Air Peace for upholding safety standards

Photo Caption: L-R: Assistant Director, Safety and Flight Operations, International Air Transport Association, IATA, Jennifer Yeates; Chairman, Air Peace Limited, Barrister Allen Onyema; Head of Account Management, West and Central Africa, IATA, Dr Samson Fatokun; and Engr. Patrick Achurefe, Quality Manager, Air Peace Limited.. during the presentation of third IATA Operational Safety Audit, IOSA, certificate to Air Peace in Lagos recently. The Head of Account Management, West and Central Africa, International Air Transport Association, IATA, Dr Samson Fatokun, has commended Air Peace, for upholding high standards of safety in its…

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