Buhari Begins Working Visit To Lagos On Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari is to commence a two-day working visit to Lagos state from on Monday, May 23, 2016. Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, made this known in a press statement on today; Saturday May 21,2016 . He explained that this would be the President’s first official visit to the […]

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Dispatches: Return Of Chibok Schoolgirl Renews Hope

After more than two years, Amina Ali, one of the 276 schoolgirls Boko Haram fighters abducted from a Chibok school in a 2014 attack that sparked lasting international outrage, was found this week. She was reportedly identified by a member of a civilian vigilante group assisting Nigerian soldiers in the fight against Boko Haram. Amina’s […]

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Nigerian Army Releases Photo, Identity Of Second Rescued Chibok Girl

The Nigerian Army has made public the photograph and the identity of the second rescued Chibok School girl. The Army stated that the girl was rescued by troops civilian vigilante group on Thursday, May19, 2016. The Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, who made this known in a press statement, identified the […]

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NDLEA Nabs China Bound Mother Of Two With Cannabis At Lagos Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 38 year-old mother of two children, Obudike Faith Ndidiamaka with 1.155kgs of cannabis hidden in melon at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. According to NDLEA, she was arrested by anti-narcotic officers during outward screening of passengers on Kenyan Airways flight […]

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Factional NLC, Civil Society Groups Protest At Lagos Airport

…Blocks Roads Leading To Airport …Passengers ,Commuters Trek To Terminals ,Destinations …Threatens To Shut Down Lagos Airport Completely …As FAAN Assures Passengers Of Adequate Services Members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) belonging to the Comrade Ayuba Wabba led faction and Civil Society Organisations yesterday blocked the road leading to the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), […]

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US Supports NDLEA Operations With $11M

The United States Government has provided training to one 1,580 officers and supplied equipment worth over $10 million to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The United States Consul General, Mr. John Bray made the disclosure while presenting 11 operational vehicles to the Chief Executive of the agency, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah in Lagos. […]

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Cocaine Trafficker Jailed For 12 Years

Honourable Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court 10, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on Monday May 16, 2016 sentenced a 31 year old technician, Michael Nwobodo to 12 years imprisonment with hard labour. The convict, who attempted to escape on the day of arrest, will now, spent 12 years in prison custody with […]

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Again, Lack Of Interpreter Stalls Super Laboratory Operators Trial

  The trial of four Mexicans and five Nigerians over alleged operation of a super laboratory for the illicit production of methamphetamine has again been stalled on Friday, May 13, 2016 due to lack of a suitable interpreter. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on April 25, 2016 arraigned nine accused persons before Honourable […]

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The Illegality, Immorality And Insensitivity Of Fuel Price Increase

  During the campaign last year, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, General Mohammadu Buhari pledged that if elected as President by the Nigerian people his administration would not remove fuel subsidy. Since he won the election last year President Buhari has consistently resisted pressures from the neo-liberal characters in the government to remove […]

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LG Boss Inaugurates Peace Committee To Reconcile Okpolo-Enwhe, Igbide Communities

…Tension Still High Despite Military Presence The Chairman of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, Sir Itiako C. Ikpokpo, has inaugurated a Peace Committee to work towards reconciling the Okpolo-Enwhe and Igbide communities both of Isoko South Local Government following clashes last week that claimed lives and properties. The peace committee comprises the […]