Police dismantles fake drug syndicate in Lagos

Story Views: 35 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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MRA, IMS Named Among 15 Global Finalists for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards

Story Views: 5 by emeka duru  Two Nigerian non-governmental organizations, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Institute for Media and Society (IMS) were today named among 15 “Global champions of free expression” that have been shortlisted for the 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards. In a statement issued in London, the United Kingdom-based campaigning organization, Index on Censorship, announced the 15 shortlisted individuals and organizations from around the world, saying they were drawn from more than 400 crowdsourced nominations which include “artists, writers, journalists and campaigners fighting for…

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IGP Abubakar Adamu Mohammed Assumes Office.

Story Views: 19 The Formal Inspector General of police Idris Ibrahim hands over to AG.IGP Abubakar Adamu Mohammed. With the appointment and assumption of duty of the New Inspector General of police AG.IGP Abubakar Adamu Mohammed to office has drawn a national and international policing leadership experience to bridge the missing link.The IGP during his speech said ” The absence of leadership has always been the missing link in policing  in Nigeria, it is my conviction, therefore, that if the quality personnel potentials of the force are blended with purposeful and…

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EFCC arraigns Ja’iz Bank staff for N33m fraud. two others for N44m fraud

Story Views: 9 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna zonal office, on January 9, 2019 arraigned one Alfa Ibrahim, a staff of Ja’iz Bank Plc. before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, on a one-count charge, bordering on dishonesty, to the tune of over N33, 000, 000 million (Thirty Three Million Naira) only belonging to Ja’iz Bank Plc. According to the EFCC, Ibrahim, a branch Automated Teller Machine, ATM custodian, was alleged by the Bank, to have converted to his personal use, N33, 810,000 meant…

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The Order of Shocking 2019 Prophecies

Story Views: 26 Prophet Ben Eleng, The presiding Pastor of Elohim City Of Mercy Christian Ministry has made a shocking prophecies during the 2018/2019 Cross Over Night. He is known for giving surprising prophecies that usually comes to pass and here again he has given another one that is shocking which everyone will love to know and watch out for it. His Prophecies ranges from the state of the country, Economy, concerning very big politicians and offcourse the 2019 Election. According to him; I see president Buhari winning 2019 Election,…

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Kogi Gov. Appoints Onogwu Mohammed as new chief press Secretary

Story Views: 19 Kogi state governor, His excellency Yahaya Adoza Bello has approved the immediate appointment of Onogwu Muhammed as the Chief press Secretary. He is to replace Petra Akinti Onyegbule who resigned earlier this week. The governor also announced the appointments of the following into his new direction government. Hon. Ogbodo Patience Yemi Senior Special Assistant to your Excellency on Multilateral and Donor Agencies Sanusi Abdul Usman Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Special Duties Kogi East (Governor’s Office) Opeyemi Ajiboye Special Assistant to the Governor on Grassroots…

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2019: A Clarion Call For Change In Government

Story Views: 16 With less than two months to go, Nigerians are still pondering on which presidential candidate to vote for in the general elections of 2019. It will be definitely fun to watch the winner of the election. In the build up of 2015 presidential election, many Nigerians were meant to believe that corruption increased by unimaginable proportions, leading to hardship, hunger, frustration and withdrawal. In fact, one of the strongest points the opposition had against the government of President Goodluck Jonathan was his seeming inability to curb insurgency.…

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Cacophony of Predictions of 2019: Heaven is empty, all the prophets are in Nigeria

Story Views: 20 By Jonathan Ochemeje In Nigeria, the year 2019 appears to be the year of astrologers. As 2018 was ticking to a close, star gazers, prophets, fortune tellers and apostles were busy brandishing their quivers of predictions.  It was not surprising that the predictions of what 2019 holds were as deafening as the knuckle cracking of the New Year knockouts. Many of the predictions bordered on the outcome of the 2019 presidential elections. As if competing with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, most of the prophets fell…

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Media rights agenda,(MRA) Condemns Raid on Daily Trust, Calls for Punitive Measures against Perpetrators

Story Views: 23 Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the military invasion, occupation and takeover of the Abuja and Maiduguri offices of Daily Trust newspaper and called on the Federal Government to take punitive action against the perpetrators in order to end the cycle of abuse of power by military officers. While commending President Muhammadu Buhari for his “swift response to the unlawful and unjustifiable action of the military” in directing the soldiers to immediately vacate the premises of the newspaper, MRA’s Programme Director, Mr. Ayode Longe said: “It is…

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EFCC Raises Alarm over Scam Mail

Story Views: 16 The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to the activities of fraudsters who disguise as officers of the Commission and send scam mail to individuals, purporting such to be from the EFCC, with the aim of extorting money from them. The Commission has uncovered a number of email addresses, telephone numbers and websites used by unscrupulous persons to perpetrate such fraudulent activities, and is acting on them. In some instances, they send fraudulent emails, letters and make telephone calls to unsuspecting…

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We’re Determined to Secure More Convictions in 2019 – Magu

Story Views: 21 …secures Three Convictions Already Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that the Commission is committed to intensifying its efforts in order to ensure that it secures more convictions in 2019. “With 312 convictions in 2018, we are strategizing to redouble our effort in 2019, as part of our concerted efforts aimed at ensuring that the negative narrative of pervasive corruption in the system is changed for the better, and the perception that some persons are above the law, remains altered,” he…

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Disregard the handiwork of photoshoppers ,Lagos CP warns

Story Views: 13 The attention of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State has been drawn to the picture of a police officer bearing a banner on which was written “IS NOT OUR DUTY TO FIGHT BOKOHARAM, WE ARE NOT TRAINED TO” being circulated on the social media by mischief makers to discredit the Force. To put issue in proper perspective, the Command hereby clarifies that the picture is that of CSP(as he then was) Yusuf Ajape, former DPO, Ago Okota Police station, taken on November 4, 2017, during the launch…

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Group blames poor economy on insecurity

Story Views: 29 The Promoters Hunters Forum, PHF, under the aegis of Alhaji Akitu Abubakar support group and the People’s Democratic Party PDP has said that the state of insecurity in the country has gradually derailed the nation’s economic growth. The National coordinator of the group Misbawu Sani who made this known in Abuja promised to hunt for more supporters across the country for Atiku Abubakar vowing to turnout in their numbers to vote for the PDP presidental candidate in the forth coming general elections. Sani who graved for urgent…

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Sustaining the Momentum of Drug War

Story Views: 13 Col. MM Abdallah (Rtd.) Chairman/Chief Executive, NDLEA, is a ‘Combatant at War’. He has not only rekindled the anti-drug fire but has sustained the momentum of the drug war Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, Chairman/Chief Executive, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is an accomplished military strategist. From the rank of a second lieutenant up to that of a colonel where the infantry-trained officer retired, his forte had remained core operational responsibilities. This is the background that perhaps earned him the very delicate responsibility of leading the asymmetric drug…

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IGP felicitates with Nigerian Christians on the occasion of the 2018 Christmas Celebration

Story Views: 21 Orders massive deployment of Police Personnel throughout the Country to ensure hitch free Celebration The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni, felicitates and rejoices with Christians across the Country on the occasion of this year 2018 Christmas celebration. To ensure a hitch free celebration, the Inspector General of Police has directed the implementation of a comprehensive operational strategies, robust and elaborate security arrangement throughout the Country. The Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commissioners of Police in Zonal and State Commands Nationwide are…

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NDLEA bursts cannabis warehouse, seizes 10, 210 bags

Story Views: 29 National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has burst a make shift warehouse for storage of Cannabis harvests in Ondo State. This led to the recovery of 10, 210 bags of cannabis sativa weighing 132.730 tons. The warehouse was located in Uteh, a remote community in Ondo State.     The warehouse which belongs to a man simply referred to as Peter, was located in a very thick forest where all the cannabis harvests within the forest are stored for distribution to the illicit drug markets. Peter who…

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Presidential Advisory Committee against Drug abuse vows to support NDLEA to curb the problem

Story Views: 68 There are indications that the problem of drug abuse in the country will soon abate. This followed the visit of the Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, PACEDA, yesterday to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Headquarters at No. 6, Port Harcourt Crescent, Off Gimbiya Street, Area 11, Garki-Abuja. Chairman/Chief Executive, NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd.) while receiving the Committee expressed optimism that the inauguration of the Committee has come at the right time and would go a long way to reinforce…

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Manchester united appoints Carrick as acting manager

Story Views: 27 Manchester united have appointed Michael Carrick as acting manager. Michael Carrick will be acting as interim manager of Manchester United until a new temporary manager is appointed – an external appointment is expected within 48 hours. Carrick and Kieran McKenna will continue to take training in the meantime.

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Mourinho leaves Manchester united

Story Views: 23 The Red Devils said Tuesday morning that the Portuguese coach had left the club. The loss to Liverpool (3-1) precipitated its end. Finally, José Mourinho will not see the Parc des Princes or Paris Saint-Germain in 2019. Between the Portuguese coach and Manchester United, it’s over. The Red Devils have indeed announced his departure on Tuesday morning. According to the BBC, this would be a dismissal for the one who had had very disappointing results since the beginning of the season. In its statement, the Manchester club said the Special…

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