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NIWA Releases 18–Point Guidelines To Regulate Dredging Activities

…Warns Dredgers Against Flouting Rules, Regulations As part of efforts to put an end to indiscriminate dredging activities in Lagos State, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has released 18- point guidelines for dredging operations in the state The agency stated that the guidelines, which take effect from today April 14, 2015, became necessary to […]

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NDLEA Impounds Drugs Valued At N574m At Lagos Airport In Q1 Of 2016

  …Arrests 30 Suspects …As Abdallah Advocates Integrated Drug Control Approach The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah( rtd), has disclosed that the agency impounded drugs worth N574 million and arrested 30 suspects at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos in the first […]

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Alleged N9.6B Theft: Court Grants NAMA Officials N20m Bail Each

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has y, re-arraigned the Managing Director of the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency(NAMA)Engr Ibrahim Abdulsalam and six other persons over alleged stealing and conversion of the agency’s money amounting to N6,850,447, 609.90. Abelnews recalled EFCC had last week arraigned the NAMA boss, three directors of the agency and the […]

Panama Papers: SERAP Gives CCB 14 Days To Investigate Named Public Officers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has requested Mr Sam Saba, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB) “to use his good offices and leadership to urgently investigate current and immediate past high-ranking public officers named in the Panama Papers and others that are maintaining and operating or have maintained and operated foreign accounts in other safe […]

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NDLEA Arrests 2 With 252 Wraps Of Cocaine At Lagos Airport

… Estimates Drug Value At N39m The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos has apprehended a driver and a trader over unlawful importation of 252 wraps of cocaine weighing 4.325kgs. According to the anti drug agency, the suspects were found to have ingested and […]

EFCC Arraigns NAMA MD, Directors For N2.8b ‘Theft’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Managing Director/Chief Executive Ibrahim Abdulsalam at the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing N2.8billion. He was charged along with Nnamdi Udoh (still at large), Adegorite Olumuyiwa, Agbolade Segun, Clara Aliche, Joy Ayodele Adegorite, Randville Invesment Ltd and Multeng […]

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NDLEA Discovers Drugs Inside DJ Rack Box, Boxer Shorts At Lagos Airport

… Arrests 2 Suspects The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos has discovered 28 packs of Tramadol weighing 21.99kgs inside a DJ Rack box and 1.8kgs of cocaine in boxer shorts. An online statement made available by the Head, Public Affairs, Ofoyeju Mitchell stated […]

2015 Recorded Highest Execution Figure In 25 Years –—Amnesty Int’l

… Death Sentences Dropped In Sub-Saharan Region From 909 In 2014 To 443 In 2015 Due To Reduction In Nigeria. …Says Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia Responsible For Almost 90% Recorded Executions Amnesty International said that a dramatic global rise in the number of executions recorded in 2015 saw more people put to death than at […]

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Breaking Pictures Overloaded Trailer Stuck Under Ikeja Along Pedestrian Bridge

This incident happened this morning.Motorists and commuters should please look for alternative routes

Over 1,000 Persons Sue Johnson & Johnson Company

…Alleges Talc In Johnson’s Baby Powder Causes Ovarian Cancer More than 1,000 people are suing Johnson & Johnson Co. and Imerys Talc America, alleging that the producers of baby powder failed to warn them of the product’s connection to ovarian cancer, reports Bloomberg Business week. The lawsuits draw from 20 studies that have found long-term […]