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NDLEA nabs Malian with 4kg cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Friday said it had apprehended a 22-year-old Malian for being in possession of compressed cannabis weighing 4kg. A statement issued in Lagos on Friday by the agency’s Head of Public Affairs, Mr Mitchell …

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Gunmen kidnap Bayelsa speaker’s mother-in-law

Madam Ogboro Dark, 90, the mother-in-law of the Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon. Kombowei Benson, has been kidnapped by armed gunmen. Dark, fondly called Obololo, was reportedly abducted by unknown gunmen operating along the waterways of Southern …

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Body of Emir of Gwoza recovered – DHQ

Abuja – The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Friday said the body of Emir of Gwoza, who died when gunmen attacked a convoy of three emirs had been recovered.   The gunmen attacked the convoy of emirs of Gwoza, Uba and Askira …

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On being a Vice President or Deputy Governor

Azuka Onwuka wrote I think the most difficult post in politics is that of Vice President or Deputy Governor. I marvel at the way VP Sambo relates with President Jonathan. It reminds me of how Ekwueme related with Shagari or …

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JAMB: Kaduna cancels environmental sanitation

The Kaduna State Government on Friday cancelled the May 2014 edition of the state’s monthly environmental sanitation. Alhaji Kasimu Abubakar, the state’s Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna. He said …

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Bayelsa And Israel Strengthen Tie

The Governor of Bayelsa State on Friday played host to the Israeli Ambassador, Mr. Uriel Palti at the Government House in Yenagoa, where he paid a courtesy call. The Governor, while welcoming him, described the state of Israel as a …

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We have located Chibok girls, Okupe insists

The federal government is aware of the location of the girls abducted by Boko Haram in Chibok last month, and they will soon be reunited with their families, senior special assistant to the president on public affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe …

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