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NDLEA intercepts truck load of cannabis worth N250m in kwara

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) intercepted a lorry load of compressed Cannabis Sativa worth over N250m, in Kwara, the Kwara State Assistant Commander, Operations and Intelligence, Mr. Dandi Emmanuel, said on friday. He stated that the illicit drug was concealed in bags of fairly used clothes loaded in a

After hours of DSS interrogation, Oshiomhole departs to U.S

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole suddenly left the country early Wednesday morning to United states (US) after facing hours of interrogation by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday and Monday. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State secured bail for Oshiomhole from DSS

Army, Customs to strengthen collaboration against insurgency 

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Army has resolved to collaborate with the Nigeria Customs Service  for optimal performance against terrorists and insurgent groups across the country. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Brig-Gen. Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, made this known on Friday 2 November 2018, during an operational study tour of participants of

Eight killed as Boko Haram attacks four villages in Borno–NEMA

Godsgift Onyedinefu No fewer than eight people have been killed after Suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked four villages in outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) disclosed on Thursday. According to a statement by the Zonal coordinator NEMA North East, Bashir Garga, The attack occurred on

FG stops levy on Nigerians with dual citizenship at airports

The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS),  to with immediate effect, put an end to the payment of fines by Nigerians holding dual citizenship at the nation’s International Airports. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, stated this in a statement issued by Mr. Mohammed Umar,

Flood: NEMA, NIHSA warns of rising water level in Lokoja

•To declare national emergency over 12 states Monday Jude Johnson The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) have given a flood alert, warning of rising water level in both Rivers Niger and Benue. The two agencies in an update message circulated on Sunday, disclosed of a continuous rise

Flood: NEMA inaugurates Emergency Operation Centres for 12 worst-hit states

Senator Iroegbu The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, has inaugurated five Emergency Operation Centres (EOC) to facilitate prompt search and rescue operations as well as humanitarian supports in the 12 states worst affected by flooding. The Head Media and Public relations, Mr. Sani Datti, in

Flooding: FG approves N3bn for emergency response

•NEMA activates 5 Zonal Emergency Operational Centers Godsgift Onyedinefu   Following the escalating cases of flooding in several communities, the Federal Government has approved N3 billion for emergency responses, announced Director General National Emergency Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja. Maihaja also announced that the agency has activated five zonal Emergency Operational Centers (EOCs) which

ICPC Nabs 4 immigration job scammers

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested one Mohammed Rabiu Isa, 48 years old and 3 others for allegedly duping unsuspecting job-seekers with fake employment letters. Spokesperson for the Commission Mrs.Rasheedat Okoduwa in a statement she issued on tuesday revealed that the suspects defrauded six