“Hameed Ali Must Go” + Other Top Stories In The NEWS Today!

In Case You Missed It: Omojuwa.Com brings you a recap of top stories in the NEWS today 21st of March, 2017.


“Resign Now”, Senate tells Customs boss Hameed Ali

The Senate has called for the resignation of the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali.

Bill to abolish tribal marks passes second reading in Senate

A Bill for an Act to provide for the Prohibition of Facial Mutilation, Offences, Prosecution and Punishment of Offenders on Tuesday passed second reading in the Senate.

Certificate Scandal: Harvard University disowns Dino Melaye

The battle to soil Kogi West Senator Melaye in the certificate scandal mud is far from being over yet.

Naira dramatically recovers to N405/$1

The Nigerian Naira dramatically recovered on Wednesday to 405 per dollar, less than 24 hours after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting.

Attorney General writes letter to Senate on invitation of Customs Boss

Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami wrote to the Senate, urging it to suspend its invitation to the Customs chief Hameed Ali.

FG To Embark On Construction Of Four New Runways

The Federal Government says four new runways will soon be constructed at four international airports in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano and Lagos.

Another PDP lawmaker decamps to APC

A member of the House of Representatives from Benue State, Hassan Anthony, has defected from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

UNICEF decries sale of Cambodian breast milk to US mothers

UNICEF on Wednesday condemned a company selling breast milk from “vulnerable and poor” Cambodian mothers to Americans, hitting out at the commercialisation of nutrients needed by babies inside the kingdom.

Body of doctor who jumped into lagoon recovered

The body of a man who jumped into Lagos Lagoon has been recovered. Allwell Orji, a medical doctor, jumped into the Lagos Lagoon Sunday evening after ordering his driver who drove him to the bridge to pull over.

“The enemies of your government are within”, APC senator tells President Buhari

Isa Misau, an All Progressives Congress (APC) senator from Bauchi state, says the enemies of President Muhammadu Buhari are within the presidency.

Nigerians celebrate people with questionable wealth – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said public servants and many in the private sectors who have questionable wealth are celebrated with alumni recognitions, honourary degrees, chieftaincy titles and sometimes higher religious titles in the country.

Nigerian Senate dragged to court over Hameed Ali uniform controversy

An Abuja-based lawyer has approached a federal high court in Abuja, seeking an order to restrain the national assembly from compelling Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) from wearing uniform.

Three more roundabouts to be removed in Lekki – Ambode

Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said the government has concluded plans to remove three more roundabouts on Lekki-Ajah corridor to ease vehicular movement.

How Prof. Osinbajo saved me from Toronto University certificate scandal – Tinubu

Kogi West Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye is not having a good time with Nigerian media over a report that he did not graduate from the department of Geography of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

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