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Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, NDLEA Chairman- says abuse of Tramadol, codeine based cough syrup still high among Nigerian youth

NDLEA: Harbour drug peddlers risk increased criminality

National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has urged communities in Anambra state to identify and expose illicit drugs sellers and circulators in their areas to reduce the burden of drug abuse in the society.

Nigerian Navy seeks Delta monarchs’ support to combat insecurity

Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Suleiman Garba, has solicited the cooperation of traditional rulers and other relevant stakeholders to combat insecurity in the Niger Delta region.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Nigerian Navy, DIA indict DSS for failure to produce detained Lagos hotelier in court

The Federal High Court in Lagos has been informed by the Nigerian Navy and Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) that the detained Lagos-based hotelier, Mr. Saibu Ogunmola, whom the court had directed them to produce before it, was not in their custody but that of the Department of State Security (DSS).

Ogun councillors protest their suspension

Scores of Councillors from the 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of Ogun on Thursday protested their suspension by a resolution recently passed by the State House of Assembly.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun declares state of emergency in education

Abiodun who arrived at governor’s offie, Oke-mosan Abeokuta at about 9:30am Thursday was received by the Head of Service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu.

Police confirm arrest of two suspects in Onitsha fracas

The Police in Anambra State on Tuesday, said they have arrested two suspects in connection with last Friday’s attack of persons by yet to be identified hoodlums in Onitsha.

Nigerian Navy seeks more collaboration between public, agencies against crime in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy has called for more effective collaboration between security agencies and the people to tackle crime in Rivers.

Nigerian Air Force graduates 20 additional trainees on avionics component maintenance

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday graduated 20 more officers and airmen on Avionics Component Maintenance after a seven-week training session at the Central Avionics Overhaul Calibration Centre, (CAOCC), NAF base, Kaduna.

NDLEA nabs Kenyan mother of two with 6.5 kilograms of cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has apprehended a 33-year-old Kenyan lady with 6.5 kilogrammes of cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA).
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: President Buhari’s second term inauguration will be memorable

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has assured that the May 29 inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will be memorable.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA intercepts hard currency smugglers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Special Area Command, has intercepted two currency smugglers at the Airport in Abuja.

Edo receives 4,764 illegal migrants

Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, Chairperson of Edo Taskforce Against Human Trafficking and Irregular Migration, has said the state received 4,764 migrants who illegally left Nigerian.

Jubilation as police arrests Don Wanny’s gang member in Owerri

There was jubilation in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Sunday following the arrest of a suspected deadly kidnapper and armed robber, Nzube Anagwu, popularly known as Italian.

Femi Falana calls for release of 40 persons allegedly held by Nigerian Navy

A Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of 40 persons reportedly in the detention of the Nigerian Navy.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has inaugurated 84 units of two-bedroom flat housing for the Nigerian Army at the Wellington Bassey Barracks, 6 Amphibious Battalion, Ibagwa.

Governor Emmanuel inaugurates 84-unit army housing estate

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has inaugurated 84 units of two-bedroom flat housing for the Nigerian Army at the Wellington Bassey Barracks, 6 Amphibious Battalion, Ibagwa.
Simon Lalong

Criminality: Plateau launches Operation Puff Adder

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has launched Operation Puff Adder in the state to curb the raising cases of kidnapping, banditry and other form of criminality.
Corps Commander Hafiz Mohammed on Monday resumed as the new Kaduna Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

FRSC gets new Kaduna sector commander

Corps Commander Hafiz Mohammed on Monday resumed as the new Kaduna Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

SARS: Rivers PDP agent was a cultist, murdered by his friends not police

The Rivers State Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Akin Fakorede, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), has maintained that policemen did not kill an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, during the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state as alleged.

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ICPC: Nigeria must deploy intelligence to combat terrorism, banditry

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has charged Nigeria to deploy intelligence if she wants to be able to combat terrorism, banditry and kidnapping.
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Maurizio Sarri takes charge at Juventus after leaving Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri was named new coach of Juventus on Sunday after his exit from Chelsea following a troubled single campaign in London.
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China: We would give preference to Nigerians applying for visas

The government of the People’s Republic of China on Monday said that it would create more opportunities for more Nigerians to visit China in the years ahead.

Peter Obi: INEC must provide server used for election

Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not escape providing the server it used for the election. =
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits attack Taraba villages, kill one, burn houses

At least, one person was said to have lost his life and several houses burnt and other valuable property destroyed on Sunday night when suspected herdsmen attacked Tudiri village in Ardo Kola Local Government and Kasuan Baila area of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital.