NUJ President Isiguzo Gets Confidence Vote, As Union Dares FG On State Of Nation

NUJ President Isiguzo Gets Confidence Vote, As Union Dares FG On State Of Nation

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Frowns @ Non Payment Of Journalists By Media Owners Wants Covid-19 Bail-Out Fund For Media Practitioners Urges FG To Rejig Security Apparatus Tasks FG To Tackle Electricity Supply Problems Condemns Soaring Unemployment Expresses Worry With…

IDUMUJE UGBOKO: RICH BUT IN SEARCH OF PEACE

IDUMUJE UGBOKO: RICH BUT IN SEARCH OF PEACE

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Osita BIOSE: TWO indices that can easily draw attention to any rustic environment are its human and natural resources. Humans who are gifted to turn around things, turning the impossible to adorable features in their localities are…

Drug Trafficker Excretes 1.750kg Cocaine After Arrest At Lagos Airport

Drug Trafficker Excretes 1.750kg Cocaine After Arrest At Lagos Airport

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO:: A Madrid-bound suspected drug trafficker, Okonkwo Chimezie Henry arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja has excreted a total of 113 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.750 kilogrammes, with a street value of N423…

NAF Faults Boko Haram Video, Says Crashed Alpha Jet Not Shot Down By Terrorists -See Press Release

NAF Faults Boko Haram Video, Says Crashed Alpha Jet Not Shot Down By Terrorists -See Press Release

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Mike SOGBOLO, (Edited By Albert OGRAKA): THE Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reacted to claims allegedly made by the Book Haram terrorists, which videos are being circulated on Social Media, and other news media reports, that he…

Meet Suppliers Of Tramadol, Rophynol, Cocaine, Heroin To Boko Haram Terrorists *See Pictures

Meet Suppliers Of Tramadol, Rophynol, Cocaine, Heroin To Boko Haram Terrorists *See Pictures

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: A 35-year Chadian male, alleged to be supplier of illicit drugs to Boko Haram and bandits, has been arrested by operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA with assorted hard drugs. The suspect, Adama…

NDLEA Intercepts N2Bn Illicit Drugs @ Lagos Airport *As Officials Undergo Integrity Test

NDLEA Intercepts N2Bn Illicit Drugs @ Lagos Airport *As Officials Undergo Integrity Test

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: OPERATIVES of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted illicit drugs worth over N2billion at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos. The Agency also arrested three suspected traffickers. This is just as…

“Respect University Autonomy”, Alumni Association Enjoins Federal Goverment

“Respect University Autonomy”, Alumni Association Enjoins Federal Goverment

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Federal Ministry of Education has been enjoined to respect the relevant laws that grants autonomy to Federal Universities. In a communique issued and signed by the Publicity Secretary of the Association, Comrade Lambert Iwueke at the end…

UZOR TASKS OLODIAMA, KPAKIAMA PEOPLE OF DELTA ON PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE

UZOR TASKS OLODIAMA, KPAKIAMA PEOPLE OF DELTA ON PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE

-Blank. NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: CHIEF Edwin Uzor, Special Adviser to Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, has urged the people of Olodiama community, Ughelli South local government area and Kpakiama community,…

Malaysia, India, Russia, 5 Other Countries Listed For NDLEA Visa Clearance

Malaysia, India, Russia, 5 Other Countries Listed For NDLEA Visa Clearance

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has listed the eight countries which require that it gives a mandatory visa clearance to those intending to travel to their land. The countries are: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia,…

Early Warning, Response Systems Vital Tools For Conflict Prevention, Says Bashorun Askia Ogieh

Early Warning, Response Systems Vital Tools For Conflict Prevention, Says Bashorun Askia Ogieh

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): MANAGING Director, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has said early warning and response systems are vital tools for conflict prevention in the country. The DESOPADEC boss was speaking at Uzere on Wednesday,…

Drug War: US, UK Pledge More Support For Nigeria

Drug War: US, UK Pledge More Support For Nigeria

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: GOVERNMENTS of United States and United Kingdom have expressed their readiness to offer more support to the drug war in Nigeria. The two countries said they were impressed with the latest zeal with which the…

Two Months Cocaine, Heroin Seizures In 2021 Exceeds 2019 At MMIA -NDLEA Boss

Two Months Cocaine, Heroin Seizures In 2021 Exceeds 2019 At MMIA -NDLEA Boss

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHAIRMAN/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has said that the seizures of cocaine and heroin at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in just over two months…

NAVY DESTROYS ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN DELTA, BENIN-RIVER BASIN **WARN OPERATORS

NAVY DESTROYS ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN DELTA, BENIN-RIVER BASIN **WARN OPERATORS

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Ambrose OLOGIDE/Warri: The Flag Officer Commanding ( FOC ) Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Suleiman Garba, has warned operators of illegal refineries to desist from the criminal act or face severe punishments. Rear Admiral Garba handed down…

Economic Sabotage: Illegal Oil Exploration Causes Spillage In Anambra

Economic Sabotage: Illegal Oil Exploration Causes Spillage In Anambra

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Sunny A. DAVID: AQUATIC life, agricultural activities and ecosystem were brought to a halt on Wednesday in Ogwu-Anaocha and Ogwu- Ikpere Communities in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The incident which was as a result…

Marwa Warns NDLEA Officers Against Hostage Arrest, Illegal Detention

Marwa Warns NDLEA Officers Against Hostage Arrest, Illegal Detention

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has told officers of the agency to desist from hostage arrest (arresting relations of suspected drug offenders on the run)….

North-East Govs Lament That Nation’s Insecurity Defying Solution

North-East Govs Lament That Nation’s Insecurity Defying Solution

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Northeast Governors on Wednesday said the insecurity in the nation seems to be defying known solution, even as they demand new strategies from Service Chiefs to combat the challenges. The governors also revealed the possibility…

Insecurity: Delta Police Boss To Sanction Area Commanders, DPOs **As UPU Condemns Political Killings

Insecurity: Delta Police Boss To Sanction Area Commanders, DPOs **As UPU Condemns Political Killings

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Mr. Ari Mohammed Alli, has ordered Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state to exhibit commitment in their duties of policing or risk sanctions. Alli, who…

SHEIK GUMI: THE NEGATIVE WAY OF A NEGOTIATOR

SHEIK GUMI: THE NEGATIVE WAY OF A NEGOTIATOR

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: It is daily becoming increasingly difficult, if not impossible, to understand the personality called Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, the Kaduna based, controversial Islamic Cleric and self appointed negotiator. On one front, he’s a religious teacher;…

Buhari Appoints NSCDC Commandant General, Nominates Comptroller General For NCoS

Buhari Appoints NSCDC Commandant General, Nominates Comptroller General For NCoS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi as the new Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). This follows the retirement from service of Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu….

Nigerian Prison Inmates Graduate From Open ‘Versity, Others On Various Studies

Nigerian Prison Inmates Graduate From Open ‘Versity, Others On Various Studies

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: 18 inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) studying with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Corrections’ Special Study Centres have graduated. They graduated on Saturday, February 02, 2021 in various fields with various…

NSCDC Deploys Personnel To Markets, Schools, Motor Parks, Churches, Mosques To Enforce COVID-19 Protocols

NSCDC Deploys Personnel To Markets, Schools, Motor Parks, Churches, Mosques To Enforce COVID-19 Protocols

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLO: Personnel of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been deployed to markets, schools, motor parks, churches and mosques, recreation centers and other public facilities across the nation to enforce compliance with COVID-19 protocols….