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NDLEA Nabs Rice Farmer With 74.5kg Of Cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has apprehended a rice farmer Usani Ibiang, 45 years for allegedly dealing in cannabis. According to NDLEA,the suspect was nabbed at Ugep in Cross Rivers State with dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis weighing 74.5kgs. The agency stated it was working hard to eradicate illicit drugs from […]


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NDLEA Boss Hails Life Sentence Passed On Drug Trafficker

…As Mother Of Convicted Trafficker Weeps Uncontrollably In Court The Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Roli Bode-George, has commended the judiciary over the life sentence and 25 years imprisonments passed on two drug convicts by Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia in Lagos on Wednesday. While the mother of the convict that got life sentence was weeping uncontrollably, […]


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N2.1b Arms Deal: Dokpesi Pleads Not Guilty

…Remanded EFCC Custody Former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi was yesterday docked before the Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged N2.1billion arms deal fraud. The High Chief was arraigned before trial Justice Gabriel Kolawole along with his firm; Daar Investment and Holdings Limited .to answer a six-count criminal charge leveled […]


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FG Earmarks N500b On Social Welfare For Poor Nigerians In 2016

  President Muhammadu Buhari has earmarked a total of N500 billion on social services to provide for the unemployed youths and other groups in 2016 as part of the All Progressive Congress (APC) campaign promises. The N500 billion proposals was contained in the 2016-2018 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, the President sent […]


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Police Transfer Suspects With 781.5kg Of Cannabis To NDLEA

The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2 command Lagos, Mr Bala Hassan, has transferred two suspected cannabis smugglers to officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The suspects were arrested with 863 compressed parcels of dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis weighing 781.5kgs being smuggled from Ghana by […]


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Senate Tasks FG On Decay Infrastructure At Airport

The Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Aviation has called on the Federal Government to take a critical look at improving the infrastructural decay at airports across the country especially the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport (NAA), Abuja. The committee made call while inspecting facilities during a facility tour at Lagos Airport, […]


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Reduce Expenses On Frivolities Kalu Tells Governors

…Buhari’s Move to Recover Looted Funds on Right Track Former Governor of Abia state, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has called on state governors to cut down on frivolities to meet the financial obligations of their respective states especially workers. He stated that what the country needed now is deep reflection and serious financial reengineering by […]


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Fire Razes Houses At Ojuelegba, As Petrol Tanker explodes

A fuel tanker belonging to Forte Oil, one of the major oil marketers in the country went into flame this morning at Ojuelegba, Lagos consuming houses. The fire,an  eye witness, said was still raging as at 10.30, when he left the scene, adding that already several houses close to the bridge were affected by the […]


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NDLEA Raids Cannabis Warehouse In Aba

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Abia State, said that it has carried out raid operation in Aba town leading to the arrest of two major cannabis dealers. The NDLEA State Commander, Mr Dele Akingbade, who made this known on Friday, also disclosed that a house used for illegal storage of cannabis was […]


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Fayose Suspends Ekiti SSG For Three Months

  The Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has suspended the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr Modupe Alade, for alleged incompetence. The suspension is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Idowu Adelusi, in Ado Ekiti on Thursday. The CPS said that the governor has subsequently directed […]