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Boko haram drug supply intercepted by NDLEA In Adamawa

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Adamawa State have intercepted about 1,316 tonnes of tramadol worth 20M, believed to be a supply for the Boko Haram terrorists. NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Yakubu Kibo, revealed this to reporters on Friday in Yola, the state capital in

Nigerian Prisons turning Inmates to animal -Dambazau

Port-Harcourt Prison Has 5000 Inmates Instead of 800    The Vice- President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that the Port-Harcourt Prison, originally designed by the British colonial masters to conveniently take 800 prisoners, currently has total inmates of almost 5000. Professor Osinbajo disclosed this in a public presentation of three volumes of prison

NSCDC warns personnel on misuse of fire arms

  Cautions on use of social media Jude Johnson  The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has cautioned the personnel against unauthorised use of firearms and abuse of social media. Muhammadu gave this warning on Wednesday during the passing out parade of Batch 7 2018 Special Basic

Lassa Fever:  107 suspected cases, 16 deaths recorded in 10 states

•NCDC activates emergency operation centre Babatunde Abiodun  Following the increasing number of Lassa fever cases reported from several States across the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to coordinate the response to the outbreak on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Health. The EOC has

Dambazau promotes 12,588 security officers in Interior Ministry 

  Jude Johnson   The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board (CDFIPB) has approved the promotion of 12,588 officers spread across the Services under the Ministry of Interior.  The Minister of Interior, who is also the Chairman of the Board, Lt Gen. (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, disclosed this in Abuja.   Dambazau in a statement on

Boko Haram: Bajoga satellite prison reopens 4 years after closure

Jude Johnson  The Controller General of Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) Jafaru Ahmed has directed the immediate reopening of Bajoga satellite prison in Gombe State Command.   The Gombe Command Public Relations Officer, Gambo Musa Bade, in a statement on Wednesday, said the prison was closed down on 4 November 2014 following an insurgent attack in

Ikot Ekpene Prison Jailbreak: 4 prisoners killed, 7 recaptured, 36 escaped

Babatunde Opalana  Four prisoners lost their lives in an attempted jailbreak at the Ikot-Ekpene Prison in Akwa Ibom state while seven of the prisoners were caught and 37 escaped. According to the Public Relations Officer of the State Prison Command, ASP Ogbajie  Ogbajie the attempted jailbreak occurred at about  11.47pm  Wednesdaynight when some prisoners attacked the

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