NDLEA Intercepts Hard Currency Smugglers

Story Views: 78 National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Special Area Command has intercepted two currency smugglers at the Airport in Abuja. The suspects, Obasi Derek Chidi who hails from Enugu State and Nebo Obunmneme Lloyd from Abia State were apprehended as they arrived the airport aboard an Ethiopian Airline Flight 911, connecting from Tel Aviv, Israel. They were arrested with various sums of hard currencies neatly concealed in their travelling bags which they failed to declare at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel or upon arrival…

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Police dismantles fake drug syndicate in Lagos

Story Views: 145 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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ALLEN ONYEMA: I STARTED AIR PEACE TO CREATE JOBS NOT FOR PROFIT

Story Views: 15 Allen Ifechukwu Onyema, a billionaire, lawyer, businessman, conflict resolution expert is the Chairman of Air Peace Airline. He is a native of Mbosi town in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. The big break however came into full play when the Anambra born billionaire was commissioned to sell over 300 plots of land in Lagos and with his profit ushered a great focus in investment. Furthermore, as a student and man of peace, one of his ideals and the height of his venture in business is…

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FCT Police command arrests, ATM theft, kidnappers, introduced command hotlines

Story Views: 13 The Federal Capital Territory FCT Police Command paraded suspects Thursday for drugs, theft/house breaking, one chance robbery, Armed Robbery, car theft and cultism.The Commissioner CP Bala Ciroma said the command have arrested six notorious member of the robbery gang that specializes in transferring money through bank accounts linked to their victims SIM cards.CP Bala Ciroma disclosed this during a news conference in Abuja.According to Ciroma, “the suspects whose robbery operations is targeted at their victim’s SIM cards, especially SIMs linked to bank accounts, were arrested at their…

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War against Poverty (WaP)

Story Views: 53 Called the Third World War, the harm Poverty is doing to Humanity is worse than the First and Second World Wars put together. It masquerades as sicknesses and diseases, hunger, starvation, extreme deprivation, criminalities, violent extremism and outright conflict. In any of these conditions, a victim of poverty is rendered financially helpless in a manner that he cannot come out of the situations. In fact, Poverty is one very potent push and pull factor. The war of Poverty is without borders and it is an equal opportunity…

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NDLEA Recruitment 2019

Story Views: 16 National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, invites suitable applicants for recruitment to the posts of Narcotic Officer and Narcotic Assistant (NASS) cadres. HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should apply on http:// www.emplug.com. For more information on the a d v e r t i s e d p o s i t i o n s , p l e a s e v i s i t https://www.ndlea.gov.ng/careers. Deadline for submission of completed applications is Thursday August 29, 2019. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will…

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Army Respond to Police over killing of their men

Story Views: 11 The attention of the Army Headquarters has been drawn to the Press Release by DCP FRANK MBA on the  unfortunate incident that occurred on the 6th of August 2019 in which troops of 93 Battalion  Nigerian Army Takum pursued and exchanged fire with some suspected Kidnappers who  indeed turned out to be an Intelligence Response Team from the Police Force Headquarters Abuja on a covert assignment from Abuja resulting in the death and injury of some members of the Team.On the 6th of August 2019, the said Nigerian…

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Soldiers, killed 3 Police officers on special duty at Taraba state

Story Views: 14 Today, the IGP of police M.A Adamu issued an order for a full flege investigations into the circumstances surrounding the killings of three police officers and one civilian by some soldiers in Taraba state. According to Mba the Police force PRO in a statement  said, “Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu,NPM,mni  has ordered full-fledged investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of three (3) Police operatives and one (1) Civilian, and serious injury to other Police operatives, who were on investigation activities to Ibi, Taraba State,…

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No hideout for killers of REV FR PAUL OFFU, RCCG pastors to be rescued IGP assured

Story Views: 20 Following the tragic death of Rev Fr Paul Offu who was shot dead on the 1st of August, 2019 by some hoodlums suspected to be notorious fulani herdsmen and the abduction of RCCG pastors. The IGP Mohammed Adamu who condemned  the killing of Rev. Fr Paul Offu a priest of the Catholic diocesan of Enugu has order for massive manhunt  for the killers  of Fr Paul Offu.According to the FPRO Frank Mba ”Consequently, crack detectives from the IGP-Intelligence Response Unit (IRT), the Forensic and Homicide sections of the…

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Police recover 1,181 firearms in 7 months

Story Views: 16 Juliet Ezeh, Abuja The Police on Tuesday said that they recovered 1,181 firearms of various descriptions and calibre, including improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and rocket launchers in seven months. Mr Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) disclosed this in Abuja during a conference organised by the Force Headquarters for senior police officers in the country. He said that 4,187 high profile suspects were arrested nationwide, including 1,629 armed robbery suspects, 1,053 suspected kidnappers, 1,023 cultists and 482 murder suspects with the period. Adamu said that…

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Guber poll: Adoji PDP Aspirant seeks unity against Bello

Story Views: 23 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Ahead of November 16, 2019 governorship election in kogi state,  Dr.Victor Adoji a frontline Aspirant  on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) and a   renowned economist has promised  to give his support to whoever wins the forthcoming party primary. Adoji who was formerly with the Zenith Bank PLC as  Executive  Director in charge of Public Affairs said he decided to contest to the election for the abysmal performance of  incumbent governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. He charged politicians to put their acts together …

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World Day Against Trafficking of Persons: Action Aid Nigeria charges PMB on Poverty

Story Views: 19 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA.   As the nation join other countries to mark this year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons,  both within and outside the country , the ActionAid Nigeria (AAN),  has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to do everything within his powers  to reduce the  incidence of mass poverty and insecurity  to discourage people from  seeking greener pastures outside their domain  . In a statement made available to Journalists in Lokoja, today to mark this year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the Country Director,  Ene Obi…

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Poverty Played Me Like Football-Infinity

Story Views: 17 An upcoming musical artist, Edoror Ebosele popularly called Infinity has expressed profound gratitude to God for transforming his life after a challenging period of seeming hopelessness in his musical career. In a chat with journalists during his recent media tour in Lagos state, the Edo state born upcoming artist said he experienced serious challenges at the start of his career almost to the point of giving up but for God’s grace. He however expressed confidence that he would conquer the world using his music. Infinity, a graduate…

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Kogi Retired Police officers petitions PMB over under payment of pensions and gratuities

Story Views: 28 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Kogi state chapter of Retired Police Officers  under the NPF pension limited has appealed to  Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu and president Muhammadu Buhari to  call the pension fund administrators to order to stop the lingering fraudulent act, torture, and in-inhuman treatment melted to them. The retired police officers  under the eaiges of Retired Police Officers Forum disclosed  this in Lokoja at a press conference on Wednesday, saying that the pains and agony which the NPF pensions managers has deliberately placed on is…

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Ministerial list: Action Aid Nigeria decried exclusion of Women, Youths, PLWD

Story Views: 33 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA    ActionAid Nigeria, a Non  Govenernmental  Organisation which is  committed to human rights and social  and  economic   justice  has decried  the lopsidenedness  against  women , , Youths and those living  with dissabilities in  the list of  ministerial  nominees  submitted to  National Assembly by president Muhammadu Buhar saying it fell short of meeting the 35%  affirmative action. The Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi  said  her organisation  is dismayed  that despite the  assurances     by the ruling All People’s Congress (APC)   and the . President Muhammadu…

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NUJ President cautions Buhari on insecurity

Story Views: 29 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The President of Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ) Comrade Chris Isiguzor has called on president Muhammadu Buhari to urgently overhaul the security architecture to tame the widespread insecurity of  lives and property across the country. The President gave the advise on Thursday in Lokoja, at the grand finale of the Kogi state Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists 2019 press week. He reminded the government  of their principal responsibility  to ensure safety of lives and property disclosed that the present trend in…

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Kogi Deputy Governor threatens Bello with Court Action over his unpaid salaries

Story Views: 25 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Kogi State Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba, has threatened to drag Gov. Yahaya Bello to court if after seven days, his entitlements amounting to N819,709,980.00 since 2017 is not paid. A letter signed by Femi Falani, SAN, on the instructions of the Deputy Governor, called for the release of all statutory allocation due to the office of the Deputy governor amounting to N819,709,980.00, but withheld since 2017, 2018 and 2019, The letter addressed to Governor Yahaya Bello and dated 17th July, 2019, said the…

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Senate President Lawan receives list of ministerial nominees

Story Views: 43 The senate President today has confirmed receiving the list of incoming ministers to be screened. According to information made available on the official twitter handle of the APC @APCNigeria, “43 ministerial nominees were sent to the Senate for confirmation,” See details below: In all, 43 ministerial nominees were sent to the Senate for confirmation,”. In no particular order, we have Chris Ngige Hadi Sirika Rotimi Amaechi Festus Keyamo Uche Ogah Emeka Nwajuiba Sadiya Farouk Musa Bello Babatunde Fashola Godswill Akpabio Sharon Ikeazor Ogbonnaya Onu Akpa Udo Adebayo…

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Kogi Govt to end childhood killer diseases, commences health week

Story Views: 28 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Kogi state Government  has assured the citizenry of its preparedness to end preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths in the state. The Commissioner for Health , Dr. Saka Audu gave the assurance  on Monday in Lokoja while fielding questions from Journalists after a week long Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCHW)  meant to providing  free healthcare services for women and children under 5 years across the state. The commissioner said the present government of  Alhaji Yahaya Bello has given priority  to maternal,  newborn…

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Kogi Ceramic coy to establish technical colleges

Story Views: 36 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The West Africa Ceramic Company Limited , located at the industrial hub of  Ajaokuta Local Government Area of kogi  state, has promised to establish technical colleges to improve the skills manpower needs of the state. The General Manager of West Africa Ceramics Limited, the producer of Royal Ceramics ,  Mr. Baskar Rao disclosed this  when the Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists ,Kogi State Council, Comrade Adeiza Momoh Jimoh  paid him a  courtesy call  over the weekend in Ajaokuta as part of the activities…

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Healthcare Agency urges Councils’ Administrators to support activities

Story Views: 30 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Kogi  state Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA), has  appealed to Local Government Administrators  to give maximum support to its activities to enhance quality healthcare delivery to the people at the grassroots. Dr Abubarka Yakubu, Executive Director, KSPHCDA, made the call at the inauguration of the first round of the 2019 Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Week (MNCHW), held at Banquet Hall, Government House, Lokoja. ”If the SPHCDA is going to ever operate at optimal level, all hands must be on deck. ”With the recent…

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Varsity Don tasks Journalists on stories that reduces violence in the country

Story Views: 34 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Worried by spate  of violence extremism across the Country,  Working Journalists have been tasked to pay more attention to the dissemination of news that will help reduce the incidences that trigger off the crisis.  Ibanga Isine, a   lecturer with American University  of Nigeria Yola   and a Resource person at a three day Advance Conflict Sensitive Reportage organised by Action Aid Nigeria (SARVE 2 ) with funding from Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund  Geneva  ( GCERF ) . The seminar which is holding between 15-…

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