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NDLEA Nabs Bricklayer With 2kg Of Cocaine

NDLEA Nabs Bricklayer With 2kg Of Cocaine The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a bricklayer suspected to be working for a drug cartel for ingesting 83wraps of substances weighing 2.065kgs that tested positive for cocaine. The suspect, …

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WHO, Boko Haram’s doctor arrested

ABUJA—The Joint Task Force, JTF, implementing the state of emergency imposed on Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, has arrested a medical doctor (names with-held) in Borno State, who is the  medical consultant to the  terrorist group. He is at the …

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Rivers CP doing his job professionally – IGP

IN its bid to stamp out corruption within its ranks, the Nigeria Police is now implementing sting operations, an action designed to catch their officers and men committing acts of corruption. The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, who …

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Church to punish members over fetish festivals, wakes

The Anglican Diocese of Ohaji/Egbema in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo state said it would  sanction  members found participating in wake-keep, ‘Owu Okorosha’ festival or any other idolatrous ceremonies. The church announced the resolution at the end of its …

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2 children dumpped inside fish pond in Bauchi

Bauchi – Unknown persons  allegedly dumped two children in a fish pond along  Dumi road, close to Railway quarters in Bauchi metropolises Thursday. It was gathered that one of the kids died before help could come to them while the …

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Ebonyi governor sacks environment commissioner

Governor Martin Elechi of Ebonyi State on Thursday ordered the immediate removal of Engr. Paul Okorie as Commissioner for Environment. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Emmanuel Chike Onwe, said Okorie, a two- time Commissioner …

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US Promises Easy Visa Application Process For Nigerians

The US Consul-General, Mr Jeffery Hawkins, yesterday said that the American government was determined to make visa application process easier for Nigerians. Hawkins said this in a paper he presented at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), in Lagos. …

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50% CRR: CBN Withdraws N1trn From Banking System

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday withdrew  an estimated N1 trillion ($6.27 billion) from the banking system to reflect the increase in Cash Reserve Requirement (CRR) on public sector deposits as announced earlier, causing interbank lending rates to spike …

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NMEC, UNESCO To Train 4,107 Facilitators

As parts of efforts to reduce the number of illiterate people in the country, the National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC) and the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) have concluded arrangements to train …

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