Student caught at Lagos airport with 10.255kg of drugs hidden in garri

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Thursday arrested a student and four other suspected drug traffickers with 10.255 kilogrammes of narcotics at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA), Lagos. Speaking on the arrest, NDLEA Airport Commander, Mr. Ahmadu Garba said that the suspects were apprehended for their involvement in smuggling drug hidden in… Read More Student caught at Lagos airport with
10.255kg of drugs hidden in garri

Colombia, FARC sign peace deal

Colombia’s President and leaders from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, on Wednesday signed a breakthrough peace commitment setting the groundwork for a final accord within six months, President Juan Manuel Santos announced. The agreement establishes peace tribunals and a reconciliation commission to provide justice for victims related to the yearslong rebellion and… Read More Colombia, FARC sign peace deal

Saudi crown prince orders investigation of Hajj stampede

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince ordered an investigation into the stampede at the hajj pilgrimage that left more than 700 dead on Thursday, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who chairs the Saudi hajj committee, ordered the probe during a meeting with senior officials responsible for the pilgrimage in Mina, where the… Read More Saudi crown prince orders investigation of Hajj stampede

4,000 policemen dispatched to aid Army in war against insurgency

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, has reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to sustain the fight against insurgency in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by the Force Spokesperson, Olabisi Kolawole, in Abuja on Thursday. The statement stated that Arase said this when a delegation from the… Read More 4,000 policemen dispatched to aid Army in war against insurgency

Gov. Okorocha suspends two Perm. Secs, six directors for alleged fraud

No fewer than two permanent secretaries and about six substantive directors (names withheld), serving in the Imo State civil service, have been summarily suspended by Governor Rochas Okorocha, for alleged fraudulent acts. Government’s action, which was aired severally on the airwaves of the Imo Broadcasting Corporation, IBC, Owerri, also ordered the affected officials to immediately… Read More Gov. Okorocha suspends two Perm. Secs, six directors for alleged fraud

NSA warns of likely terrorist attacks on Lagos Ports

The office of the National Security Adviser, NSA, has issued a security alert on the likelihood of Boko Haram attack on Lagos seaports. The alert was as a result of the concern expressed by the United States Embassy on the security situation at the nation’s seaports. The security alert was signed by Assistant Comptroller General… Read More NSA warns of likely terrorist attacks on Lagos Ports