Today's Headlines: My Aides Are Christians, Nigeria Will Not Be Islamised – Shettima; President Buhari Speaks To The Nation Sunday
No Islamisation Agenda, My Aides Are Christians - Shettima Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers The Vice-president-elect, Kashim Shettima, has said there is no Islamisation agenda by the incoming administration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Speaking on the Muslim- Muslim ticket, Shettima said his aides are Christians.
Today's Headlines: I’m Not A Coward To Run Away From EFCC–Ortom; No Islamisation Agenda–Shettima
I’m Not A Coward To Run Away From EFCC–Ortom Photo Credit: Daily Trust Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said he is not a coward that will run away from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) whenever his attention is needed. Ortom spoke during his cabinet valedictory session held at the old banquet hall of Government House, Makurdi.
I was in the toilet smoking with my friend when police officers came in and arrested me- Suspect
A recent parade conducted by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Ogun state, Superintendent Abimbola Oyeyemi, showcased several individuals who were apprehended for various criminal activities in the state. Among the suspects was a male individual who claimed that he and his friend were arrested while smoking in a restroom, without any evidence of wrongdoing being found on them.
Today's Headlines: Tinubu's Victory Will Of God- Prophet Iginla, Obi, Atiku, Tinubu, Shettima, INEC To Call 237 Witnesses
Tinubu's Victory Will Of God, Nothing Will Stop May 29 Inauguration - Prophet Iginla Photo credit; p.m news General Overseer of the Champions Royal Assembly, Prophet Joshua Iginla has shed more light on his 2023 prophecies about the victory of Bola Tinubu. Iginla, whose predictions since 2021 about Tinubu came to pass, in an interview today, noted that he was not moved by the opposite prophecies from the fathers of the faith.
Today's Headlines: Wike Asks NASS Leadership Aspirants To Respect APC, Tinubu Returns To Nigeria
Wike Asks NASS Leadership Aspirants To Respect APC Photo credit: channels television Ahead of the May 29th swearing-in of the President Elect, Bola Tinubu, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has advised him to ensure he assembles only people with capacity, character and track records of performance into his cabinet irrespective of their political backgrounds in order to hit the ground running immediately.
Murder: I Used Hoe To Cut My Mother On Her Head – Suspect
A young suspect identified as Owate Bode has been recently arrested by the Rivers state police command after he allegedly hit his mother on the head with a hoe, leading to her death in Rivers state. According to the report on The Nation News, the suspect who hails from Aleto Community in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State was said to have committed the crime on Saturday, 13th of May 2023.
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.
Today's Headlines: INEC, EFCC To Discuss Corruption In 2023 Elections; kwara Govt Shuts Chinese Quarry
INEC, EFCC To Discuss Corruption In 2023 Election Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The Independent National Electoral Commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have been listed among other panelists to discuss corruption in Nigeria’s 2023 elections. The panel is put together by The Conversation Africa which has over the last two years been hosting science policy dialogues that bring scientists and policymakers together to discuss issues.
Son Kills Mother over Drug Money in Rivers State
A man identified as Owate Bode has been arrested by the police in Rivers State for allegedly killing his mother in Eleme Local Government Area of the state. The suspect reportedly hacked his mother to death with a hoe for refusing to give him money to buy hard drugs. According to a police spokesperson, the incident occurred on Saturday and the suspect has confessed to the crime. The Commissioner of Police has ordered a thorough investigation into the matter. It was reported that the suspect had demanded ₦10,000
Today's Headlines: INEC Can’t Defend Tinubu On Drug –Atiku Tells Tribunal; Court Sacks Alex Otti
INEC Can’t Defend Tinubu On Drug, Dual Citizenship Offences, Atiku Tells Tribunal Photo credit: Leadership News The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 25 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, has told the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacks legal right to defend the President-elect, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, in the drug and dual citizenship accusations against him.
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.
NAFDAC arrests producer of illegal drugs in Ibadan; suspect says he paid N500,000 to get approval
Abdulroheem Ajao, a manufacturer of illegal herbal items, was taken into custody by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control in Ibadan, which is the capital of the state of Oyo. At- Taqwah Herbal Medicine is the name of the herbal product that is forbidden to possess.
Drug Baron, 2 Others Arrested As Narcotic Agency, NDLEA Intercepts Over N560Million UK-bound Drugs
Charles Chinedu Ezeh, a suspected drug lord, and two others were detained by agents of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, after a large shipment of methamphetamine was intercepted at the SAHCO export shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos.
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: LEADERSHIP, NDLEA Partner To Address Drug Abuse; EFCC Re-arrests Mompha Over N6n Money Laundering
LEADERSHIP, NDLEA Partner To Address Drug Abuse Photo Credit: Leadership News LEADERSHIP Group Ltd will partner with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on conference on drug abuse, crime, and national development. This was confirmed in a letter of endorsement addressed to the senior vice chairman/editor-in-chief, LEADERSHIP Group Ltd, Azu Ishiekwene by the NDLEA dated May 10, 2023.
NDLEA seizes ₦567m worth of meth bound for UK
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has made a significant seizure of methamphetamine disguised in powdered custard containers at the SAHCO export shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The consignment, weighing 30.10 kilograms and valued at ₦567 million, was destined for London, United Kingdom.
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,
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.
NDLEA arrests baron in Lagos hotel over N567m seized drug
According to Punch News, Charles Ezeh, a drug lord, was detained on Thursday by agents of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency after they found a shipment of methamphetamine worth N567 million and weighing 30.10 kg. At the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc export shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos, on Tuesday, the illicit drug shipment disguised in powdered custard containers as part of a consolidated cargo headed to London, United Kingdom, was discovered.