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NDLEA raids eateries selling drugged cookies in Plateau, Enugu

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have raided some eateries selling drugged cookies in Jos, Plateau and Enugu states. In a statement released by the agency, some arrests were made and hard drugs recovered during the raid. Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have raided some eateries in Jos, the Plateau state capital where freshly baked cakes made with cannabis sativa were recovered in addition to 48.726kilogrammes of assorted psychotropic substances. Some of the drug joints raided include KNL Lounge located along Lamingo…

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NDLEA Arrests Three Travelers With 134Kg Of Cocaine At Lagos Airport

The suspects were arrested with cocaine Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have apprehended three persons with cocaine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The suspects, it was gathered were arrested with 137.8 kilograms of cocaine on January 6 and 8, 2021 with the illicit drugs hidden inside hair relaxers, embroidery tailoring materials and shirts packaged with carbon and other oily substances to avoid being detected by the scanning machines. The suspected drug traffickers whose names were given as Okeke Uchenna and Azubuike Jeremiah Emeka…

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Panic As 6900 People Test Positive For HIV Within 6 Months In Oyo

The Oyo State Agency for the Control of AIDS (OYSACA) has revealed that between January and June 2020, over 6,900 individuals tested positive for HIV in the State despite measures taken to reduce the spread of the virus. While briefing the press on Thursday to kick start the 2020 World AIDS celebration in Ibadan, the Chairperson of OYSACA who is also the Wife of Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said the prevalence of HIV in the state remains at 0.9 percent, with more women as victims than men. Engineer…

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Car Belonging To Benue State Govt Agency Reportedly Put Up For Sale In Kano

Car Belonging To Benue State Govt Agency Reportedly Put Up For Sale In Kano According to a man identified as James Ornguga, a vehicle owned by the Benue State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency was discovered among vehicles put up for sale along Katsina road in Kano. His Post Below; “While I am still chopping my birthday chinchin, a friend who went to Kano to buy a car sent this picture to me”. According to him, this vehicle, supposedly belonging to “Benue State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency,…

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NAFDAC Bans Mars Remedies PVT Limited for Manufacturing Fake Medicines

NAFDAC An Indian company has been banned in Nigeria by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). According to the agency, Mars Remedies PVT Limited, India was banned for manufacturing fake medicine for a pharmaceutical company in Nigeria. The Agency made this known in a statement signed by its Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye on Tuesday in Abuja. Adeyeye said all products manufactured by Mars Remedies PVT, 635, GIDC Estate Waghodia Vadodara, Gujurat, India, due to unprofessional practices have been banned from importation into Nigeria with immediate…

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NDLEA nabs Cyprus-bound student with 13.55 kg of Cannabis

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has nabbed a Cyprus-bound student identified as Sunday Odi, while attempting to smuggle 13.55 kilogrammes of cannabis to Turkey. The NDLEA’s Head of Public Affairs, Mr Jonah Achema made this revelation in a press statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday October 27, in Abuja. Achema said the suspected drug trafficker was intercepted at the departure hall of the airport, while attempting to board a Turkish airline to Northern Cyprus en-route Istanbul, Turkey. According to him, 23-year…

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Dakuku Peterside: “It will be difficult for police to reform itself”

Immediate-past Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the ongoing #EndSARS protestprovides an opportunity for the government to embark on a comprehensive reform of the Nigeria Police. He made this known at the weekend in Port Harcourt on the sidelines of this year’s edition of Arise Walk-For-Life, an initiative of Pastor Siji Iluyomade of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). He stressed that it would be difficult for the police to reform itself without the direct involvement of the government…

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Atiku, Wives, Under International Banking Surveillance

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an agency of the U.S. Department of Treasury, has placed former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar and his family members under close watch. According to a report by online medium, PREMIUM TIMES, new findings have now shown that FinCEN flagged some transactions linked to the senior politician as suspicious as it surveilled money movements within the international financial system. hese findings, according to the report, also offer fresh insight into how huge funds linked to Atiku may have been moved across international jurisdictions using…

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Kano housewife arrested for allegedly killing stepson

A 29-year-old housewife, Jamila Abubakar, has been arrested by The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons in Kano State over the alleged murder of her stepson, Mohammed Bashir. The NAPTIP Zonal Commander in charge of Kano, Shehu Umar, said the suspect was apprehended on Thursday, after she beat the seven-year-old boy to death at Tarouni market area of Kano metropolis. Umar recalled that the agency earlier invited the housewife over alleged child abuse after rescuing the deceased whom she confined to a room without food. He told…

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Four women arrested for allegedly selling new born baby for N1.5m (photo)

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested four women for allegedly selling a newborn for N1,500,000. According to NAPTIP officials, two of the women, Bernadette Ihezuo and Cecilia Onyema, are civil servants with the Federal Ministry of Finance Abuja, and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, respectively. The third woman, Okasi Ekeoma, is said to be Cecilia’s sister, while the fourth suspect is the baby’s grandmother Harrieth Nmezi who resides in Imo state. NAPTIP officials said the teenage girl got pregnant while staying with…

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Married Teacher Exposed After Allegedly Having S*x With Two Underage Students In Kano

File photo Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, has arrested a 35-year-old teacher identified as Ibrahim Mohammed for alleged sodomy, Daily Post reports. The NAPTIP Zonal Commander in Kano, Shehu Umar disclosed that Mohammed was arrested for sodomizing two of his underage Al-majiri students. Umar disclosed that the 35-year-old teacher was arrested over the weekend in the state. Speaking with newsmen in Kano, Umar said the 35-year-old was arrested at Unguwar Kadawa, Kwanar Dillalai Quarters Kano. According to Umar: “We, on the 25th…

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Single Ladies Will Undergo Drug Tests Before Marriages – NDLEA

Mohammed Mustapha Abdalla The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has proposed to carry out drug tests for single ladies before embarking on marriages. NDLEA Chairman, Mohammed Mustapha Abdalla, made this known on Friday, August 21, while destroying seized illicit substances in Maiduguri. Abdalla said drug tests may be included in premarital screenings due to the increase in rate of drug addiction among girls and married women. The NDLEA boss said the target of illicit trafficked drugs which hitherto used to be among the male youthful population was fast expanding…

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Acting NDDC Boss, Pondei Who Fainted In National Assembly Spent N5 Billion Naira To Do Medical Checkups

According to a report from the Senate has indicted that the top management agency at the Niger Delta Development Commission have shared N4.9bn among themselves in the guise of medical checkup. The document also showed that the management paid N114.9m as supplementary medical allowance to 26 staff member during the same period. It stated that both disbursements were made when the nation was under lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. The report was adopted and approved by the Senate shortly before it proceeded on its annual recess penultimate week.…

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Why we raised fuel price to N143.80 per litre ― PPPRA

Coming after the petrol price was increased, the petroleum products pricing regulatory agency (PPPRA) has explained the reason behind the increment. According to PPPRA, the Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol which was recently increased to N143.80 wasn’t as a result of the prices of crude oil alone, but mainly as a result of the increase in the price of petroleum products in the international market. In an interview with Vanguard in Abuja, General Manager, Corporate Services of the PPPRA, Mr. Kimchi Apollo, disclosed that as a result of…

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