Police dismantles fake drug syndicate in Lagos

Story Views: 44 The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team has uncovered a clandestine factory for the production of suspected 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…

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Kogi Deputy Governor commends press, Commissioner of police over restoration of security details

Story Views: 0 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA Following the outcry over the sudden withdrawal of his Security details , the Deputy Governor of kogi state Elder Simon Achuba has disclosed that the leadership of the police force has promptly restored his security to him.  In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary,  Akor Sylvester and made available to newsmen in Lokoja Monday , the Deputy Governor said his security details have been restored in full yesterday night and have since resumed duties. He commended the Inspector General of Police and…

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My life in danger , kogi Deputy Governor cries out as his ADC, Orderly , security details withdrawn

Story Views: 0 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA Kogi state Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba has called on the Inspector General of police , Commissioner of police and the governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello to ensure the release from detention his ADC and police orderly  who have been detained since Friday to safeguard him from untold death. The Deputy Governor made the call on Sunday at a press conference held in his official quarters at Lugard House Lokoja.  He said the call became necessary when his ADC and orderly were summon to the…

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Elections postponement: Governor Bello urges electorate not to despair

Story Views: 2 Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has called on Nigerians not to be disappointed over the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), adding that the development shouldn’t demoralize us, but strengthen our collective resolve to grow our democracy. While calling on Nigerians not to lose confidence in the electoral process due to the cancellation of the scheduled exercise, Alhaji Bello urged INEC to put all machineries in place to avoid a repeatof such unfortunate occurrence. According to a press…

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Two Killed As Thugs Burn INEC Buses In Akwa Ibom

Story Views: 3 Two persons have been killed in Akwa Ibom state after an attack on buses carrying sensitive materials to Obot Akara local government area, the buses were accompanied by NYSC corp members who will serve as polling officers in their various locations. The election have been rescheduled due to some logistics reasons being cited by the INEC Chair, we seem to be getting some heartbreaking news on the hour. According to reports, it was reported that two buses carrying sensitive materials to Obot Akara local government in Akwa…

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PDP Condemns Postponement Of Elections, Asks INEC Chairman To Resign

Story Views: 15 The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has said that the ‘shoddy’ arrangements for this election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is a deliberate predetermined agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari to cling on to power. Prince Secondus said that the postponement which is part of a grand design by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to thwart the will of Nigerians at all cost, clearly exposes INEC as a failure and calls on the Chairman of the Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu…

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BREAKING: INEC Postpones 2019 Presidential Elections To February 23rd

Story Views: 10 The Independent National Electoral Commission has decided to shift Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections till next week 23 February. It was one of the decisions reached early today in a crunch talk between between INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu and 12 national commissioners in Abuja, according to sources close to the meeting. Professor Yakubu will be briefing the media later today on the decision, amidst reports of logistics problems faced by the commission. The meeting, which began Friday evening, was still in progress up till 1.30…

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Atiku reacts to the killings of 66 people in Kaduna

Story Views: 10 PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the killings of 66 people in kaduna which happened on friday evening. Atiku reacting to this on his twitter handle wrote “No one deserves to die over an election. Whichever way it goes, we are bound by a common heritage. I urge for calm & respect for all persuasions. It is my hope security be stepped up in hotspot areas. May the souls of the scores of lives lost in the Kaduna crisis rest in peace.” See below 

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Sen. Bruce condole with Gov. Shettima over attack on convoy

Story Views: 9 The senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Sen. Ben Murray Bruce have sent a condolence message to the Executive Governor of Borno State Gov. Kashim Shettima over Book Harams attack on his convoy on Wednesday. Governor Shettima was on his way to Gamboru-Ngala for a political rally when some boko hara militia opened fire on his convoy leading to the death of 3 persons and dozens reportedly missing. Senator Bruce in his message to Shettima on twitter said “Dear Dear Governor Shettima, Please accept my condolences. I…

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kogi East leadership Forum endorses Atiku pledge support for PDP

Story Views: 9 ATABOR JULIUS Lokoja. Kogi group under the aegis of Igala / Bassa leadership Forum has endorsed the candidature of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,  of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP)  for  the February 16,2019  presidential poll. The group also threw her weights behind all  the candidates of the PDP in the forthcoming general elections. In a communique  at the end of  the enlarged meeting held at Ankpa , headquarters of Ankpa LGA of the state on Sunday, and signed by  Dr. Odekina John noted with distraught the abysmal…

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We have sustained peace and security in kogi -HRH Alhaji Bello Audu

Story Views: 8  ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Unexpectedly, on the 16th October, 2018 a tribal head of the Yoruba ethnic nationality in kogi state was appointed third class traditional ruler in kogi by the governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello . Alhaji Bello  Audu Oke alias Owoniboy, a reknown bread maker in lokoja, was full of praise for the Governor who has broken the bars to reward the yoruba race who first migrated to Lokoja in 1896.  He said the general elections would come and go without bloodshed contrary to the expectations of…

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EPL: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer & Marcus Rashford win monthly awards

Story Views: 20 Manchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has won the manager of the month award for January. United earned 10 points from 12 available with wins over Newcastle United, Tottenham and Brighton and a draw with Burnley. United striker Marcus Rashford won the January player of the month award. The 21-year-old England international scored three goals in four league games, including winners against Spurs and Brighton. United have cut the gap to the top four from 11 points to two under Solskjaer, who took over from the…

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INEC extends PVC collection deadline

Story Views: 14 he Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the collection of permanent voters cards (PVC) by three days. The collection of PVCs was scheduled to end on Friday, February 8. The agency has now extended it to Monday, February 11. The chairman of INEC, Mahmoud Yakubu, said the decision was as a result of complaints received by the agency. He spoke at the opening of a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) in Abuja on Friday. Mr Yakubu said the extension of the deadline…

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President Buhari saddened by stampede on campaign ground

Story Views: 8 President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over loss of lives at the All Progressives Congress, APC Presidential Campaign Rally in Jalingo, Taraba State on Thursday. Reacting to reports of the tragic death of some APC supporters due to the overwhelming crowd at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, the President said: “I always feel very sad and distressed when ordinary Nigerians who love me and our party because of what we stand for and have done, make personal sacrifices by taking the pains to show their support, end their…

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BREAKING: At last, FG, ASUU reach agreement, sign deal

Story Views: 15 The federal government and the striking University teachers have finally signed an agreement, raising hope of an end to the three months old strike. The agreement was signed on Thursday in Abuja during a meeting between the warring parties. The University lecturers commenced a nationwide strike late last year to demand for the full implementation of the agreement it reached with the government in 2009. Until now, government and the leadership of the union have met nine different times, with non-yielding any meaningful result. Meanwhile, ASUU has…

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SDP adopts President Buhari as Presidential candidate

Story Views: 13 The National Executive Council of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as the consensus candidate for the February 16, Presidential election. The endorsement follows the recent legal battle between two candidates former Information Minister, Jerry Gana and former Cross River State Governor, Donald Duke who jostled for the Presidential ticket. An FCT High Court in Abuja had on December 14, 2018, declared the Jerry Gana, as the winner of the presidential primary of the SDP. Professor Gana had gone to the court in…

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New Commissioners Of Police Deployed Across Nigeria (Full List)

Story Views: 9 The Police Service Commission on Wednesday announced the redeployment of Commissioners of Police across Nigeria ahead of the country’s 2019 elections. This development coming 9 days to the 2019 general elections saw the replacement of several police commissioners.  Mu’azu Zubairu officially takes over from Imohimi Edgal as the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, while Kayode Egbetokun, who until this redeployment was acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos, has been appointed the Commissioner of Police in Kwara state. Egbetokun served as chief security officer to APC Chieftain, Bola Tinubu, before…

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NLC Designates Kogi, Kaduna, Ogun Workers’ Unfriendly States

 Get voters cards, vote out governors who failed to pay your salaries, allowances-NLC tells workers

Story Views: 18 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has identified Kogi, Kaduna and Ogun states as states that are most unfriendly to Nigerian workers in terms of policies and treatment of labour matters. The Congress particularly said that the sack of 22,000 teachers by the Kaduna State Government in 2018 without recourse to extant laws, and in total disregard to existing collective bargaining agreements and social dialogue procedure would not be forgotten in a very long time to come. President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba stated this in Abuja on Tuesday…

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NDLEA defies charm, nabs man with 77 wraps of Cocaine in Kano, seizes 360.6 kilograms of Cannabis in Yobe

Story Views: 42 National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a suspected drug trafficker in the bid to smuggle out 77 wraps of Cocaine, weighing one (1) kilogram. Adam Abubakar Muhammed, aged 50 had ingested 77 wraps of Cocaine but was nabbed during the outward screening of passengers of Tarco Airline to Khartoum, Sudan. According to Ambrose Umoru, NDLEA Commander of Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, the suspect who hails from Maiduguri, Borno State, basking in the validity of his “charms” had boasted to persons close to him…

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IGP decorates newly promoted DIGs and inaugurated vibrant IGP teams

Story Views: 18 By Juliet Ezeh, Abuja Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar Adamu  today decorated 8 Newly promoted DIG’s and also  inaugurated the IGP management teams.The newly decorated DIGs are ; Usman Tilli Abubakar, Abdul Majid Ali, Aminchi Samaila Baraya, Fredrick Taiwo Lakanu, Godwin C. Nwobodo, Yakubu O. Jibrin, Usman Yakubu, and Anthony Ogbizi Michael. The event was held today at the peacekeeping hall of the Nigeria Police headquarter Abuja.The IGP at the decoration ceremony of the DIG’s and inaugural ceremony of the IGP teams expressed that the task of policing…

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