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Family Begs Customs CG To Expedite Action For Release Of Customs Chief Held By Boko Haram

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A call has gone to the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Colonel Hameed Ali, to expedite action and secure the release of the abducted Deputy Superintendent of Customs, DSC Jimoh Folowosele, by the dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram. The family of the abducted senior customs officer,at  a press conference  addressed by the victim’s brother,  […]

I’m Afraid Malami May Interfere In The Duty Of New EFCC Boss, Bawa

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Itse Sagay, chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), says he is worried that Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, may interfere in the duties of Abdulrasheed Bawa, newly-appointed chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The senate on Tuesday, confirmed Bawa as substantive chairman of the EFCC […]

Abuja High Court Denies Ex-Pension Boss, Maina Bail

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday,  refuses to grant Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team (PRTT),  bail. Delivering a ruling, Justice Okon Abang, alleged that Maina’s application for bail lacked merit. Justice Abang said though it was at the court discretion to grant bail, the ex-pension reformed boss […]

Ijaw Youths Caution Buhari Against Plot To Retire New Promoted DIG Moses Jitoboh

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against any plot to summarily retire newly promoted and decorated Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Moses Jitoboh, an Ijaw son. The IYC said Jitoboh’s recent promotion to the rank of DIG should not be a ploy to remove him from the Nigeria Police […]

Customs Announces New Venue For Final Screening Of Shortlisted Candidates In S/East, S/South

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Wednesday disclosed that Hero’s Square, New Owerri, in Imo State, will be the new venue for the final screening of candidates from the South-East and South-South as it gradually concludes its ongoing recruitment exercise. According to Customs Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah, the earlier chosen […]

Nigeria Govt To Begin Trial Of 5,000 Boko Haram Suspects

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Federal Government says it will soon begin the trial of 5,000 suspected Boko Haram members who are in various detention facilities across the country. The Director General of Legal Aid Council, Aliyu Abubakar, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to Borno Governor Babagana Zulum at the Government House, Maiduguri. Abubakar identified […]

Truck Driver Fleeing From Revenue Collectors Kills Four Female Hawkers

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A truck driver has been arrested in Anambra state for allegedly killing four female hawkers at Upper Iweka flyover in Onitsha, the commercial hub of the state today February 24. The truck driver was said to be running from revenue collectors in the area when he suddenly lost control and crushed the deceased persons. […]

When Is It Better To Have Sex? Morning Or Night?

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Early birds prefer to get to bed early and wake up early, whereas night owls would rather stay up late and sleep in — but do our internal clocks tick the same way when it comes to our appetite for sex? One 2015 survey from the sex toy company Lovehoney found that […]

Liverpool Goalkeeper, Alisson’s Father Drowns In Brazil

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Two Brazilian clubs have expressed condolences following the sudden death of the father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker. Fluminense posted on social media Thursday that it’s deeply sorry for the death of José Agostinho Becker. Alisson’s brother, Muriel, is a goalkeeper at Fluminense. Internacional, where both Alisson and Muriel played, also offered […]

More Than 6,500 Migrant Workers Died during Qatar’s World Cup Prep-Report

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-More than 6,500 migrant workers have died in Qatar amid the nation’s preparation to host the 2022 World Cup, The Guardian reports. The report cites government data from the home nations of migrant workers, including India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The data have been compiled since Qatar was awarded the […]

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