Today's headlines: Senate Convenes Emergency Session, NDLEA arrests 20 in Oyo mop-up operation
Senate Convenes Emergency Session Photo credit: Daily Trust According to the order paper, the bills up for debate are: A Bill for an Act to Amend the 2022 Supplementary Appropriation Act and for other matters connected therewith, 2023 (SB. 1124) – Second Reading.
NAFDAC Destroys N4.2bn Worth Of Drugs, Beverages
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) the day gone by destroyed faux, substandard, expired and unwholesome regulated merchandise really well worth N4.2 billion in Awka, Anambra State. NAFDAC’s Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, who become represented through the agency’s director of Investigation and Enforcement, Mr. Francis Nzeribe Ononiwu, stated the general public destruction of the medicine might take away the danger in their reintroduction into the Nigerian market.
Today's Headlines: I Plan To Be As Far Away From Abuja As Possible - Buhari,Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Approval To Pay N226bn, $566.7m Judgement Debts
I Plan To Be As Far Away From Abuja As Possible - Buhari Photo credit: channels television President Muhammadu Buhari has again hinted at his retirement plans after exiting office on May 29. Speaking during the inauguration of the new Customs Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, the Nigerian leader said he would be far away from the nation’s capital after handing over power to his successor next Monday.
2 Businessmen Excrete 193 Cocaine Pellets In NDLEA’s Custody After Being Arrested At Abuja Airport
Two businessmen who were arrested by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Abuja for ingesting cocaine have both excreted a total of 193 pellets of cocaine after spending three days in the agency’s observatory custody. According to reports, the businessmen were arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja.
NDLEA Raids Ogun State Drug Joints, Arrests 17 Suspects
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has conducted successful raids on drug joints in the capital city of Abeokuta, Ogun State, resulting in the arrest of 17 suspects. During the operations, a total of 6.2kg of drugs and a pistol were seized. In a statement released by Ibiba Odili, the Commander of Narcotics, NDLEA Ogun State, it was revealed that the joint operation was carried out in collaboration with the 35 Artillery Brigade of Nigeria Army, Alamala Barracks, Abeokuta, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
Abuja Drug Bust: 34 Suspects Apprehended by NDLEA
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency's Federal Capital Territory Command announced on Thursday that it had apprehended 34 suspects during a series of raids on illicit drug dens in the territory. Kabir Tsakuwa, the FCT Commander of the agency, revealed this during an interview with journalists in Abuja.
Today’s Headlines: What I discussed with Blair –Tinubu; I’m not contesting for senate president in 10th National Assembly – Lawan
Tinubu: What I discussed with Blair. News Credit: Daily Trust. President-elect Bola Tinubu has given a hint of what transpired at his meeting with ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Daily Trust had reported that Tinubu played host to Blair at Defence House, Abuja, on Tuesday.
NDLEA's Major Victory: N.5 Billion Meth Shipment Intercepted en route to UK
In a major breakthrough in the war against drug trafficking, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a large shipment of methamphetamine worth N.5 billion destined for the United Kingdom. The successful operation, which was carried out by NDLEA operatives, dealt a significant blow to international drug syndicates and highlighted Nigeria's commitment to curbing the illicit drug trade.
Over 70% of Nigerian Food Exports Are Rejected Abroad - NAFDAC
In a remarkable development, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), unveiled an urgent plan to address the alarming rate of rejection faced by over 70 percent of Nigerian food exports abroad. Speaking at the grand inauguration of the state-of-the-art NAFDAC Office complex for the Murtala Muhammed International Airport/NAHCO in Lagos, Prof Adeyeye expressed her determination to transform this troubling trend into a distant memory through enhanced collaboration with government agencies operating at the ports.
NDLEA arrests 34 for drug trafficking, usage in FCT
According to Punch, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency's Federal Capital Area Command reported that during a sweep operation against illegal drug dens in the area, 34 individuals were detained. In an interview with journalists on Thursday in Abuja, the FCT Commander of the NDLEA, Kabir Tsakuwa, revealed this.
Fake Drugs Valued At Twenty- Seven Million Naira Intercepted By Customs On Abidjan- Lagos Highway
The Seme Customs Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) recently conducted large-scale confiscations along the border corridor between Abidjan and Lagos. Commando officers seized unregistered drugs with a declared value (DPV) of Naira 27,861,538.00. Commander Customs and Territorial Director Dera Nadi addressed the press in Seme regarding the seizure.
Today's Headlines: GEJ conceding defeat in 2015 –Buhari, No court can stop Tinubu inauguration–FG
Jonathan conceding defeat in 2015 un-Nigeran - Buhari. News Credit: Daily Trust. President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, described as un-Nigerian the call made by former President Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat in the 2015 presidential election. The President spoke at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, during a farewell meeting with his media support group, the Buhari Media Organization (BMO).
May 29 Inauguration- NDLEA Arrests Over 500 Suspects In Black Spot Raid
In a concerted effort to eradicate drug-related crimes and ensure a peaceful transition of power at the national and sub-national levels, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has initiated "Operation Mop Up." The operation, which has already yielded significant results, involved the raiding of drug dens across the country.
Today's Headlines:Ban Import Of Goods Nigeria Can Produce–Mamora;Fayemi Declines EFCC Invitation
Ban Import Of Goods Nigeria Can Produce–Mamora Photo Credit:Punch Newspaper Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora has asked the Federal Government to ban all foreign food commodities Nigeria can produce. Mamora made the call on Tuesday at the ministerial media briefing orgainised by the presidential communications at the Presidential Villa, Abuja,
Police Parade Four Suspected Kidnappers and Other Criminals in Ekiti, Boosting Security Efforts
According to Punch News report, In a significant breakthrough for law enforcement, the police have paraded four suspected kidnappers and several other criminals, further strengthening the ongoing efforts to combat crime and ensure the safety and security of residents. The arrest and subsequent parade of these individuals signify a resolute commitment by the police force to maintain law and order within the state.
May 29: NDLEA raids drug joints nationwide, arrests 534 suspects.
In a massive nationwide operation, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) conducted raids on drug joints across the country on the eve of May 29, resulting in the arrest of 534 suspects involved in drug-related offenses. The operation, aimed at curbing the illicit drug trade and ensuring a safer society, signifies the agency's commitment to the fight against drug abuse and trafficking.
Tramadol Worth N1.8bn From India, Pakistan Siezed at Lagos Airport
In a significant operation, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) successfully intercepted and seized a staggering 23 packages of tramadol, valued at a whopping N1.8 billion. These illicit substances were imported into the country from both India and Pakistan, only to be apprehended at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.
Abba Kyari: Why we Opted for Behind Closed Door Trial – NDLEA
According to Vangaurd News report, the trial of Abba Kyari, the former Deputy Commissioner of Police, has attracted significant attention and scrutiny from the public and the media. The decision to conduct the trial behind closed doors has raised questions about transparency and accountability in the judicial process.
Today's Headlines: We Won’t Lose Sleep Over Visa Ban–FFK; You're Fake News Author–Suleman To Keyamo
We Won’t Lose Sleep Over Visa Ban–FFK Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that Bola Tinubu’s camp won’t lose sleep over threat of visa ban by foreign countries. Fani-Kayode added that “Those that have imposed a visa ban on some “selected Nigerians” for allegedly “undermining democracy” and “rigging elections” acted within their rights.
Abba Kyari: Court Bars Lawyers, Journalists From Covering Trial
Reporters covering the trial of the suspended DCP Abba Kyari and others were, on Tuesday, restricted from gaining access to the venue of the trial, Court 10 of the Federal High Court, Abuja, according to a report released yesterday, May 16, 2023 by DAILY POST.