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Femi Falana faults ex-President Obasanjo’s comment on deceased Senator Kashamu

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has condemned the condolence message of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, noting that he should stop insulting the collective intelligence of the Nigerian people.

Benue governor urges Nigerian government to allow responsible citizens carry AK-47 rifles

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged the Federal Government to allow responsible citizens to protect themselves with weapons such as AK-47 rifles as part of measures to curb the rising insecurity in the country.
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NDLEA to conduct drug test on teachers, security personnel, others

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it would conduct a drug integrity test for security personnel, civil servants, medical personnel, teachers and public servants in the country.
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has expressed worry over the increased rate of drug abuse in the State despite efforts by relevant stakeholders to curb the menace, saying his administration would not tolerate the disturbance of peace in the State under whatever influence.

Governor Lalong fumes as NDLEA destroys over 16KG of illicit drugs in Plateau

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has expressed worry over the increased rate of drug abuse in the State despite efforts by relevant stakeholders to curb the menace, saying his administration would not tolerate the disturbance of peace in the State under whatever influence.
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NDLEA seizes 3,546kg hard drugs, arrests 205 suspects in FCT

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT Command, says it seized 3,546.632 kilograms of hard drugs from January to July.
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NDLEA files drug trafficking charge against 25-year-old man

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday, filed a one-count charge of drug trafficking, against a 25-year-old man, Joshua Benson, in a Federal High Court in Lagos.
The Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo (SAN), says members of the National Assembly cannot stop the selection process of the 774,000 Special Public Works Programme jobs.

774,000 jobs: Festus Keyamo’s outburst, display of rascality – senator

Anambra senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, had described the outburst of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, at the National Assembly on Tuesday, as a display of rascality.
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NDLEA: How drug traffickers operate during coronavirus lockdown

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed how traffickers of illicit drugs have been circulating cocaine, heroin, cannabis and other psychotropic substances in Borno amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
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NDLEA arrests 188 suspected drug peddlers in Rivers

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Rivers State Command, has arrested 188 suspected drug peddlers in the state.
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NDLEA restates commitment to tackle pandemic of substance abuse in Anambra

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) has extolled Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state for his dogged and relentless fight against drug and substance abuse coupled with various initiatives put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.
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NDLEA arrests 273 suspects, prosecutes 15 in Akwa Ibom

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Akwa Ibom State Command, said it has arrested 273 drug traffickers and prosecuted 15 suspects in the state.
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World Drug-free Day: NDLEA says synergy, cooperation most effective strategy for drug-free society

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Sokoto State Command, has solicited for public engagement to end the ugly trend of drug abuse and illicit trafficking in the state.
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NDLEA secures 18 convictions in 11 months in Gombe

A total of 18 convictions have been secured by the Gombe State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) between July 2019 and June 2020 for various illicit drug-related offences.
Muhammad Abdallah, chairman and chief executive officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday, June 25, stated that the insurgency witnessed in the North-East region of the country is fuelled by tramadol abuse.

Tramadol abuse is fueling insurgency in North-East – NDLEA chief

Muhammad Abdallah, chairman and chief executive officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday, June 25, stated that the insurgency witnessed in the North-East region of the country is fuelled by tramadol abuse.
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NDLEA destroys 14.73 hectares of Indian hemp farm in Osun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Osun on Monday said it had destroyed 14.73 hectares of cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) farm discovered in Ikire, Irewole Local Government Area of Osun.
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NDLEA: Women getting more involved in Tramadol sale in Kwara

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the weekend raised the alarm on the rising involvement of women in the sale of Tramadol and other illicit drugs in Kwara state.
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Cross River, NDLEA demolish hard drugs joints in Calabar

The Cross River Government in partnership with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have demolished suspected narcotics joints in Calabar metropolis.

Germany kits enforcement agents with PPEs

The German Mission in Nigeria on Monday donated personal protective equipment worth €300,000 to security agents in the country as part of collective measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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Lagos Assembly proposes N20 million licence fee for lottery, betting operators

The Lagos State House of Assembly says a bill that will make operators of lottery, pools and betting in the state to pay N20 million as licence fees to the state government is underway.
Facebook is launching a new digital platform that will let event organizers create paid online events to try to fill the gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media giant announced on Friday.

Facebook accuses the ‘Apple tax’ of stifling its plan to help struggling small businesses

Facebook is launching a new digital platform that will let event organizers create paid online events to try to fill the gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media giant announced on Friday.
The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.

Cross River Basin Authority managing director suspended

The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.

PDP reconstitutes Kaduna caretaker committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), has reconstituted the Kaduna State Caretaker Committee.
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Miley Cyrus: How I lost my virginity to Liam Hemsworth at 16

American singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus, says she lost her virginity to her ex-husband, actor Liam Hemsworth at the age of 16.