Police dismantles fake drug syndicate in Lagos

The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team has uncovered a clandestine factory for the production of fake drugs. The Factory was discovered in the residential Area of Ikotun in Lagos State where substantial production, packaging and distribution of suspected fake drug to different parts of the Country. Jimoh Moshood, Police spokesperson who disclosed this in a press release noted that “These dastard acts may have resulted in several deaths, health complications and physical disabilities to many victims Nationwide.”    According to him, the criminal drug factory located on No.…

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Failure To Swear-In Vice Chairmen, Councilors From Opposition Parties, Violation Of Rule Of Law-Governor Bello

Peterclaver Egbochue Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has condemned the actions of some Local Government Council chairmen of the All Progressives Congress, APC for failing to swear-in their elected Vice Chairmen and or councilors from the opposition political parties, describing it as antithetical to the rule of law. Governor Bello who disclosed this while addressing the newly elected local government chairmen at the closing of a 3-day retreat held for them in Kaduna stated that the rule of law remains sacrosanct and must be observed, adding, “The Rule of…

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Governor Bello Sues For Synergy Among Arms Of Government

Peterclaver Egbochue    Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has emphasized the need for the executive arm of government to work in synergy with other arms of government to fast-track the development of the state.   The governor stated this when he received members of the Niger State House of Assembly who paid him a congratulatory visit following his recent Supreme Court verdict that affirmed his victory at the 2019 poll.   He noted that the affirmation of his victory by the Supreme Court would enable his administration to…

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Governor Bello Reacts To Supreme Court Judgment

Peterclaver Egbochue    Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has described his landmark victory at the Supreme Court as the will of God and reaffirmation of the people’s mandate.   In a statement signed by Mary Noel Berje, the Chief Press Secretary, CPS Governor Bello stated that the judgment made by the supreme court in Abuja would enable the government focus more on meeting its mandate to  Nigerlites.   He reiterated that the present administration operates an all inclusive government which allows everyone to make contributions towards the development of Niger State.…

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NSITF South East Office in a Mess

Trouble is brewing at the National Social Insurance Trust Funds (NSITF), and the case may consume many heads at the corporate headquarters of the NSITF. The crisis rocking the agency is that of high politics of godfatherism, corruption, tribalism, high-handedness, power tussle and official recklessness of those at the South-east branch of the organization. Trouble started with the organization sometime early 2019, when the Principal Manager, the Zonal Director of the Federal Agency, and the head, South East, engaged themselves in power tussle that culminated into unwarranted transfers of some…

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4.417 Kilograms of Cocaine targeted at West African market seized

Uruguayan Authorities at the port of Montevideo has on Thursday seized a Cocaine bound for Togo, a coastal couuntry whic is two coutries away from Nigeria. The drugs was discovered in a seizure operation jointly carried out by the National Customs Directorate and the Naval Officers attached to the port. According to crime watchers, the final destination could not be far from Nigeri, being the most populous and largest market in the West African subregion. According to the director of the National Customs, Jorge Borgaini, at least 4,417 Kilograms of…

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Prince of Peace in search of Peace at Christmas

In Nigeria, the Christmas lyrics “Peace to the World” has failed to apply for many years It is one peaceful Christmas celebration in a long while in Nigeria. There was no large scale eruption of violence as characteristic of previous years. Nigerian Christians freely held programs to mark the Christmas festivities without any serious breach of security in places outside of North Eastern Nigeria where the Islamist terrorist groups hold sway. Before now, there used to be gloom in every part of the country as Christmas approached for fear of…

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NDLEA intercepts 181.2 tons of Cannabis at Ala Forest in Ondo State

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has recorded another major Cannabis haul in its Operation Thunder Strike IV, launched to rid the forests in Ondo and Edo States of Cannabis warehouses.  The Agency yesterday intercepted and burnt down 181.2 tons of the illicit drug crop concealed in warehouses in Ala Forest in Akure North of Ondo State.   Yesterday’s haul was made from three different warehouses spread across the Forest. A total of 12, 078bags of the illicit drug crop were discovered in the three warehouses out of which 16 bags…

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Nigerians Reacts To The New Update On National ID Card

Many Nigerians took to social media to express their selves on the new policy updated on national Id Card. The Federal Government has incur price on National ID Card. so to get a National ID Card you must pay money and CBN also will charge you for every transactions made in your Bank. See More Comments:Tosin Olugbenga Give everybody a National Identification Number NIN,so if you want to open bank account,collect drivers license,get int’l Passport,or register for anything just present your NIN,which would be used to query the national database to…

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Former Minister Ocheni urges Igalas to vote gov Bello as CoS Onojah becomes Commander General of Igala kingdom

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The immediate past Minister of state, Labour and Productivity, Profssor Stephen Ocheni has called on the people of kogi Eat  to vote massively for  the governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello , candidate of the APC in the forthcoming governorship election to enable him complete laudable programmes he has started.This is as he added that the conferment of Commander of Igala Kingdom ( CIK) award on the erstwhile Chief of staff to the governor, Chief Edward David Onojah as a  well deserved for his contributions to the promotion and…

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We ‘ve worked hard to unite our people- Bello.

We ‘ve worked hard to unite our people. — Bello. Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello has assured the people of his determination to sustain the peace and unity of the people across the religious, political and ethnic divides which his administration has worked hard to achieve that has brought total transformation of the state. He said without unity of the people there would be no meaningful development of the state . Bello disclosed this while receiving some members of the aggrieved APC and PDP led by former Chairman Of Dekina…

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Igala and paradox of development agenda as Chief Edward David Onojah becomes Commander General of the Igala Kingdom

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Igala Nation and the Paradox of Development as  Chief Edward David Onojah Bags Commander General of Igala Nation Award. The Igala kingdom is one of the  earliest  most organised kingdoms  in the ancient Norhern Nigeria. The Igala nation has surplus men and women of high integrity and industry.Its fame extended to the Benue, Igbos, Benin, and even to Wukari in the present Taraba State. Her children had  dominated both socio economic and political lives of the entire Northern region. The Igala nation because of her organised system of…

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Kogi guber; PIBCID calls for more voters education.

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Participation Initiative for Behavioural Change in Development (PIBCID), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has called for increased sensitisation and awareness to communities to reduce incidences of violence, thuggery in the November 16 governorship election in the state. Dr Mohammed Usman, chairman, Board of Directors of the organisation made the call in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday in Lokoja. Usman said that the violent disruption of the PDP primary by gunmen on Tuesday was a clear demonstration of the fact that the coast was not…

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Kogi guber; Ebira youths in SDP, PDP collapse structures into Gov’ Bello , defects to APC

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The candidature of Kogi State  governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16, 2019 governorship election received a boost as some  youth leaders and representatives of Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  in theCentral senatorial district, have pledged their unalloyed support for him as they bade farewell for their former parties. The youth leaders on behalf of several other members of their former parties, officially decamped to APC  in Lokoja, and pledged their allegiance and loyalty for the re-election of Governor Yahaya Bello. Receiving the…

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Engineer Musa Wada best for kogi.–Awareness group.

From lokoja. The Coordinator of Victory Awareness group for Engineer Musa Wada  for Governor, Comrade Gbadebo Olamide has disclosed that the emergence of Engineer Wada as the standard bearer of PDP has signaled victory for party in  the November 16, 2019 governorship electionOlamide noted that with Engineer Musa Wada on the ticket of PDP the long awaited liberation of the people of the state will finally come , adding that the choice of Wada has bolstered the confidence of the electorate.He  described the PDP governorship flag bearer as a round…

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Kogi CAN denies prayers against Gov Bello.

FROM ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Kogi state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) said it has not issued any mass prayer against any political party or their candidate towards the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state. A statement by Dr John Ibenu, Kogi state CAN chairman on Monday in Lokoja, debunked the information making the round that the body has prayed against certain candidate and the party saying it was a lie from the pit of hell. According to the clergyman , there was a statement in…

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NDLEA arrests man over 10 hectares of Indian hemp farm in kogi.

From LOKOJA. The kogi command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency  (NDLEA ) said it has  arrested suspected cannabis sativa farmer James Ameh and six of his accomplices.The  kogi state commander of the Agency Alhaji Idris Bello stated  that the arrest of the  principal suspect who has been on the wanted list of the agency for months was effected by the combined efforts of his personnel and officers from the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps.( NSCDC)Bello added that the principal suspect and six of his accomplices were arrested…

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NDLEA nabs indian hemp farmer in kogi, says gun in his possession a collateral

NDLEA nabs indian hemp farmer in kogi. The kogi command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency  said it has  arrested suspected cannabis sativa farmer James Ameh and six of his accomplices.The  kogi state commander of the Agency Alhaji Idris Bello stated  that the arrest of the suspect who has been on the wanted list of the agency for months was effected by the combined efforts of his personnel and officers from the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps.( NSCDC)Bello added that the principal suspect and six of his accomplices…

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Action Aid Nigeria charges African governments to promote policies to ending xenophobic Attacks

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), a non-governmental organisation working on human rights and social justice has condemned the xenophobic attack going on in South Africa and called on African Union  member Governments to decisive action to arrest the ugly trend. Fielding questions from Journalists over the weekend, the Country Director, Ene Obi  decried the  high rate of nemployment, poverty, widening gap between the rich and the poor urging African goverments to place premium on the investment on  human capital development as panacea for reoccurring attacks.   According to Ene…

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Action Aid Nigeria charges African governments to promote policies to ending xenophobic Attacks

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), a non-governmental organisation working on human rights and social justice has condemned the xenophobic attack going on in South Africa and called on African Union  member Governments to take decisive action to arrest the ugly trend. Fielding questions from Journalists over the weekend, the Country Director, Ene Obi  decried the  high rate of nemployment, poverty, widening gap between the rich and the poor urging African goverments to place premium on the investment on  human capital development as panacea for reoccurring attacks.   According to…

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NGO partners Kogi Council of ulamas to ending violence against women in politics

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA Against the backdrop of the sustained violence against women in politics by their male counterparts, a non Governmental Organisation under the aegis of Challenged network of parenthood Initiative ( CNPI) has taken the campaign of ending violence against women in politics  to the kogi state , Lokoja chapter of the Council of Ulamas to help propagate the message to their members. Speaking to the leadership of the council, in Lokoja over the weekend, the Executive Director, Mrs Eunice Abimbola  stated that the Stop Violence Against Women In…

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