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NDLEA Arraigns Five Nigerians, Four Mexicans For Operating Illegal Drug Lab

Chief Executive Officer, NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arraigned four Mexicans and five Nigerians for allegedly operating a super laboratory for the illicit production of methamphetamine. The Head of Public Affairs, Mitchell Ofoyeju, who disclosed this in an online statement said the accused persons on Monday […]

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NUJ Tasks FG On Lingering Fuel Scarcity, Security, Others

…Says No Corrupt Person Should Enjoy Media Protection The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the Federal Government to urgently address the lingering fuel scarcity to ameliorate the suffering of the masses. NUJ made the call in a communiqué signed by the National Secretary of NUJ, Shuaib Usman Leman, the Walin Shadalafiya, at […]

’’You Have No Power To Summon Justice Danladi Umar’, SERAP Tells Senate

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the leadership of the Senate to “immediately withdraw the unconstitutional summon for Justice Danladi Umar, Chairman Code of Conduct Tribunal to appear before its Ethics Committee, as the Senate cannot arrogate to itself the power to summon judges without violating constitutional safeguards.” According to the group, […]

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Collapsed Building:Synagogue’s Trustee, Engineers Arraigned For Manslaughter

…As Court Remands Accused Persons In Kirikiri Prison The Lagos State Government has arraigned the Trustees of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) and two engineers, who constructed the collapsed six-storey building within the premises of the church before a Lagos High Court in Ikeja on 111 counts criminal charge bordering on manslaughter and […]

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LEDAP Condemns NASS Bill To Amend Administration Of Criminal Justice Act

…Says NASS Desperation Portrays Saraki Guilt The Legal Defence & Assistance Project (LEDAP) has condemned the move by the National Assembly(NASS) to amend the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 (ACJ Act), describing it as self-service and contrary to paragraph 1 of the Code of Conduct for Public Officers. The condemnation is contained in an […]

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Saraki’s Trial: Senators Summon Tribunal Judge

…Panel: You Must Appear On Thurs …I Won’t Come, Says Judge …‘My Trial Won’t Disturb Senate’ Senators may have set the stage for a major confrontation between them and the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over Senate President Bukola Saraki’s trial for alleged falsification of assets. The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions […]

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CCT Amendment Bill: SERAP Drags Senate To UN Over ‘Legislative Rascality

‘ Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Prof. Philip Alston, asking him to urgently request Nigeia’s National Assembly specifically the Senate, to withdraw amendments to the Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB) and Code of Conduct Tribunal Act. The body argued that if passed […]

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NDLEA Arrests Woman With 1.720kg ‘Cocaine Pregnancy’ At Lagos Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos has arrested a woman, Dorothy Onyekasi, with 86 pellets of a white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine tied to her belly. NDLEA stated that she was arrested yesterday during the inward screening of passengers on an […]

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NDLEA Detects 193 Wraps Of Cocaine In Passengers Sucks At Lagos Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos has detected 193 wraps of cocaine inside passenger sucks. According to the anti narcotic agency, the drug which tested positive for cocaine with a total weight of 3.4kgs was detected during routine screening of passengers on an […]

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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 […]