FRSC Records 11% Decrease in Road Deaths during 2018 Sallah

Following the just concluded 2018 Eid-El-Fitri Sallah Special Patrol which lasted from Wednesday 13 June 2018 to Monday 18 June 2018, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) recorded 51 deaths (11% decrease in the number of people killed) in road traffic crashes nationwide compared to 57 deaths during the same period, in 2017. The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, ...

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Nigerian Borders to Be Manned Electronically

The Nigerian government says it will deploy electronic border management to control illegal migration and address insecurity. The Minister of Interior, Abdurahman Dambazzau disclosed this on Thursday at the opening of 2018 International Press Institute (IPI)’ World Congress in Abuja. The congress attended by international and local media personalities was declared opened by President Muhammadu Buhari. Dambazzau who was fielding ...

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Nigeria Opposes Boost in Crude Oil Supply

Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, said Nigeria would advise against additional oil supply to the global market by OPEC and non-OPEC members. Kachikwu made the country’s position known in an interview with journalists on Thursday ahead of the 174th Meetings of the OPEC Conference and the OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial meeting scheduled for Friday and Saturday ...

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Anti-Smuggling War: Nigerian Customs Receives 50 Toyota Hilux Vehicle

…Gets Approval for 68 Other Patrol Vehicles As a boost to war against smuggling in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration on Monday donated a total of 50 Toyota Hilux to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). At the presentation ceremony, the Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs, Aminu Dangaladima, expressed appreciation to President Buhari for his consistent support to the service and assured ...

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7 Family Members Die in Road Crash

The Police have confirmed the death of eight persons, seven of which are of the same family, on Sunday died in a road accident. The accident occurred at Ugwuonyeama on the Enugu-Onitsha road on Sunday morning. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Enugu State, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the accident occurred at 8 a.m. Amaraizu said the accident involved ...

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Abuja Light Rail to Create 20,000 Jobs

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chinyeaka Ohaa, has said that the coming into operation of the Abuja Light Rail service would accelerate FCT economy by boosting investments and creating job opportunities. Ohaa gave the assurance on Thursday in Abuja when he led directors and management staff of the Administration on an inspection of the 78km Abuja Light Rail. ...

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Nigeria Imports 6.149b billion Litres of Petroleum Products in Q1

Nigeria imported 6.149 billion liters of refined petroleum products in first quarter of 2018, according to the latest report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). As contained in a report on NBS website, published by Shipping Position on Wednesday,  5.67 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also called petrol was imported into the country within the period under ...

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