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NDLEA Arrests 173 Suspected Drug Traffickers, Confiscates 189.877 Kg Of Illicit Substances

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Bayelsa State Command, says it has arrested 173 suspected drug traffickers and confiscated 189.877 kilogrammes of various types of illicit substances. The State Commander, NDLEA, Abdullahi Abdul, said the arrests and seizures were made between January till date, noting that of the apprehended suspects, 127 were males while 46 were females. He said the ...

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Plateau Killings: Osinbajo Says FG Will Find Permanent Solution To Problem 

*Advocates give-and-take, concessions to end cycle of violence  *FG deploys relief materials, offers rehabilitation  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has described recent killings and violence in Plateau State as vicious and horrible, reiterating the resolve of the Federal Government to find permanent solutions to problems of insecurity in the country and ensure that the perpetrators of the recent attacks in ...

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Continue To Raise The Bar Of Excellence, Ambode Urges Civil Servants

…honours 90 outstanding officers  Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday evening urged civil servants in the State to continue to give their best to raise the bar of excellence which the State Public Service is known for, saying such was important to keep the State working efficiently. Speaking at a special dinner to honour outstanding public servants in ...

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INEC To Destroy Unclaimed PVCs

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Special Duties and Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) Dr. Florence Amaka Akudo has stressed the dire need for people to endeavour to collect their permanent voter cards as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would destroy such cards after a period of time. She said INEC reserved the exclusive right ...

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Plateau Killings: SERAP Seeks Human Rights Council Special Session

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to all the Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva urging their delegation “to initiative and actively support the urgent holding of a special session of the Human Rights Council to address the ongoing killings of Nigerians and residents by suspected herdsmen and/or ...

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Ekiti Gov Pre-Election Poll: Eleka In Early Lead Over Fayemi

Ahead of the forthcoming Ekiti State Governorship elections slated for July 14th 2018, a new public opinion poll conducted by NOIPolls has pitched Professor Kolapo Olusola, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in an early 8-point lead over Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The poll was conducted between 18th and 23rd June 2018 and it sought ...

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2019: ‘APGA Won’t Accept Adopted Sons, Candidates’ 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka As political actors gear up for the 2019 general elections, the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra state has made it clear that it would not accept anything called adopted sons or candidates. Governor Willie Obiano and the national chairman of the party Ozo Victor Oye have proverbially washed their hands off such on the ...

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U.S. Condemns Plateau Killings

The U.S. has strongly condemned the attacks in Plateau in which no fewer than 86 people were killed and several others injured. The U.S. in a statement by Ms Heather Nauert, Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, said the perpetrators of the attacks should be brought to justice. “The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing ...

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Plateau Killings: Attack Is Retaliatory, Says Miyetti Allah Leader

The Chairman of MACBAN (North Central Zone), Danladi Ciroma, has described the Plateau killings as retaliatory. He said, “These attacks are retaliatory. As much as I don’t support the killing of human beings, the truth must be told that those who carried out the attacks must be on a revenge mission. “There have been recent reports of cow rustling and ...

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