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Four drug dealers drown in River Niger in Kogi

Four drug dealers were reportedly drowned in River Niger in Lokoja, Kogi State, in an attempt to evade arrest by the officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Suspected drug dealers drown in River Niger while trying to evade arrest

Two suspected drug dealers drowned in River Niger, Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, on Monday, in their bid to evade arrest by the men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

NDLEA arrests six, seizes 104kg of hemp in Kogi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi State says it has arrested six persons and seized 104.150 kg of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp between Oct. 25 and Saturday.

NDLEA arrests 60 traffickers, seizes 976.2 kg illicit drugs in Kogi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi on Friday said it had arrested 60 suspected drug traffickers and seized 976.2 kg illicit drugs between April and June.

JOHESU strike: FTH Gombe to sustain services

In spite of the ongoing nationwide strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), management of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FTH), Gombe, say services will continue to be rendered to patients at the facility.

Court remands sureties in prison for failing to produce suspects

Two sureties, Idris Bello and Yusuf Salisu, were remanded in the prison custody by the Sokoto State Magistrates’ Court II on Tuesday, for failing to produce three suspects.

NDLEA arrests policeman escorting lorry load of marijuana from Kogi

The Kogi State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a mobile police officer while escorting a vehicle loaded with 30 bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp out of Lokoja.

Gunmen kill three NDLEA men, steal guns

Three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Okene.

Gunmen kill 3 NDLEA operatives in Kogi

Three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been shot dead by gunmen in Okene.

Kogi govt to partner NDLEA against drug abuse

Mrs. Bolanle Amupitan, Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development in Kogi, on Thursday said the state government would collaborate with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to control drug abuse in the state.

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NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
Tunde Ayeni

EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.