Students Of Oko Poly Protest Imposition Of N5000 Examination Fees

Students Of Oko Poly Protest Imposition Of N5000 Examination Fees

BY SUNNY A. DAVID Federal Polytechnic Students, Oko in Anambra State, have staged a protest against imposition of compulsory N5000 examination fees on them by the management. The protest is also on insistence of the school management to deny those who have…

NDLEA Destroys 304,436kg, 40,042 litres of Illicit Drugs Seized in Lagos, Ogun

NDLEA Destroys 304,436kg, 40,042 litres of Illicit Drugs Seized in Lagos, Ogun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has destroyed a total of 304,436 kilogrammes and 40,042 litres of illicit substances seized from parts of Lagos and Ogun states. Speaking at a brief ceremony where the seized drugs were publicly destroyed in Badagry,…

TANTITA Grabs Independent Newspaper security company of year 2023 award, amid thumbs-up

TANTITA Grabs Independent Newspaper security company of year 2023 award, amid thumbs-up

TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Limited has emerged Independent Newspapers “Independent Security Company of the Year 2023” in its fight against oil theft in the Niger Delta region. This is even as Independent Newspaper is set to confer the security firm with the…

NSCDC Discovers Illegal Petroleum Refinery Site in Imo

NSCDC Discovers Illegal Petroleum Refinery Site in Imo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has discovered in Egbema West of Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State illegal petroleum refinery site with massive capacity. A statement on Friday by the spokesman of the security agency, Afolabi Babawale read:…

India-bound Passenger Vomits, Excretes 80 Wraps of Ingested Cocaine

India-bound Passenger Vomits, Excretes 80 Wraps of Ingested Cocaine

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a Delhi, India-bound passenger, Freeman Ogbonna at the screening point of terminal 2 of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos for ingesting 80 wraps of cocaine. According to a statement on…

NDLEA intercepts Qatar-bound illicit drugs concealed in African salad, dried vegetables

NDLEA intercepts Qatar-bound illicit drugs concealed in African salad, dried vegetables

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have detained a 35-year-old lady, Chidinma Agbazue after she was caught attempting to export 20 parcels of cannabis sativa weighing 10.7 kilogrammes concealed in African salad popularly called Abacha and dried vegetables to…

THE TRUTH ALLIANCE EXPOSES BOKO HARAM’S DECEPTION, MANIPULATION

THE TRUTH ALLIANCE EXPOSES BOKO HARAM’S DECEPTION, MANIPULATION

The newly formed Alliance of civil society groups who work to expose the truth behind the tactics of violent extremist groups such as Boko Haram and ISWAP, have spoken about the utter disregard for human life and respect for the Islamic faith…

Nigeria’s Position on Russia/Ukraine Situation Remains Unchanged- Tuggar

Nigeria’s Position on Russia/Ukraine Situation Remains Unchanged- Tuggar

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar has said despite the recent condolence message to Russian on Moscow attack, the country’s criticism of Russian aggression on Ukraine still remains unchanged. The minister made this clarification when he hosted members of the diplomatic…

Moscow Concert Hall Attack: Fani-Kayode, Pantami Say Russia is Not Alone

Moscow Concert Hall Attack: Fani-Kayode, Pantami Say Russia is Not Alone

As the Russian Republic continues to mourn the killing of its citizens in an attack on Moscow concert hall, some prominent Nigerians including a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and the immediate past Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami paid…

UN to Support Nigeria’s War on Drug Trafficking- Amina Mohammed

UN to Support Nigeria’s War on Drug Trafficking- Amina Mohammed

The United Nations has assured Nigeria of support in its ongoing war against drug abuse and drug trafficking. The assurance was given by the Deputy Secretary General of the UN, Mrs. Amina Mohammed when she paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman/Chief…

EDO STATE PDP CHAIRMAN FREED AFTER ELEVEN (11) DAYS IN KIDNAPPER’S DEN

EDO STATE PDP CHAIRMAN FREED AFTER ELEVEN (11) DAYS IN KIDNAPPER’S DEN

By Our Reporter The people’s Democratic party (PDP) chairman, has been released after spending eleven days in captivity. The Chairman was abducted by unknown persons on march 16th, close to his residence in Edo state. It is not yet clear who was…

Human Trafficking: NAPTIP Warns Nigerians Against Fake Oil and Gas Job Offers in West African Countries

Human Trafficking: NAPTIP Warns Nigerians Against Fake Oil and Gas Job Offers in West African Countries

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said it has uncovered a new ploy by some suspected human traffickers who are exploiting coordinated global brand trademarks and offering unrealistic oil and gas job offers to traffic unsuspecting youths…

OKUAMA: DOPF Sends Condolences, Calls for Transparency, Accountability in Wake of Tragic Losses

OKUAMA: DOPF Sends Condolences, Calls for Transparency, Accountability in Wake of Tragic Losses

The Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF) extends its heartfelt condolences to the Nigerian Army and Okuama Community, following the gruesome and devastating loss of lives in recent tragic and unfortunate incidents. The heinous killing of 17 military personnel and the subsequent collateral…

DELTA: Oborevwori meets Tinubu over attacks on military 

DELTA: Oborevwori meets Tinubu over attacks on military 

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has met with President Bola Tinubu over killing of 17 military personnel in Okuoma community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.   Recall that 17 military personnel comprising a lieutenant ​colonel, two majors,…

Okada Riders’ Protest: Delta Govt Calls For Calm

Okada Riders’ Protest: Delta Govt Calls For Calm

Director-General of the Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency, Chief Patrick Ukah, Monday, called for calm over protests by Okada and tricycle riders in the state capital. Ukah in a statement made available to newsmen in Asaba, after inspecting the scene of…

Edo PDP CHAIRMAN’s ABDUCTION LEAVES FAMILY, PARTY IN LIMBO; as kidnapers are yet to contact family, party

Edo PDP CHAIRMAN’s ABDUCTION LEAVES FAMILY, PARTY IN LIMBO; as kidnapers are yet to contact family, party

Authorities are still searching for the kidnappers and have not yet received any ransom demands. The lack of contact has raised concerns that the kidnappers may have other motives than financial gain. As at the time of filing this report, a family…

EDO STATE PDP CHAIRMAN REPORTEDLY KIDNAPPED

EDO STATE PDP CHAIRMAN REPORTEDLY KIDNAPPED

By: TINA AYIGBE. The Edo state police command has not yet issued an official statement regarding the reported abduction. But, they are said to be investigating the incident and are working to bring the perpetrators to justice. The motive for the kidnapping…

NDLEA uncovers illicit drug consignment in commercial bus engine, arrests two grandpas

NDLEA uncovers illicit drug consignment in commercial bus engine, arrests two grandpas

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted illicit drug consignment concealed in the engine compartment of an interstate commercial bus just as two grandfathers were taken into custody over drug trafficking. A statement on Sunday by the spokesman…

Ramadan: Marwa seeks prayer for President Tinubu, Governors, other leaders. Urges parents to pay more attention to their children over drug scourge

Ramadan: Marwa seeks prayer for President Tinubu, Governors, other leaders. Urges parents to pay more attention to their children over drug scourge

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig Gen Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has urged Nigerians especially muslim faithful to use the period of the holy month of Ramadan to pray for God’s guidance for President Bola Ahmed…

UN Condemns Abduction of Over 200 IDPs in Borno

UN Condemns Abduction of Over 200 IDPs in Borno

The United Nations has strongly condemned the reported abduction of internally displaced persons (IDPs), many of them women, boys and girls, in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. In a statement on Wednesday, UN lamented that while the exact number of…

Funkekeme Solomon counsels FG to Adopt Tompolo’s template to combat oil theft in Nigeria

Funkekeme Solomon counsels FG to Adopt Tompolo’s template to combat oil theft in Nigeria

The Senior Policy Adviser to the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, has urged the Federal Government to adopt the strategies used by Chief Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, in effectively combating crude oil theft in the Niger Delta…

Breaking: DOPF Inducts Tompolo Into Niger Delta Hall Of Fame

Breaking: DOPF Inducts Tompolo Into Niger Delta Hall Of Fame

The Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF), today inducted High Chief Government Ekpomupolo aka Tompolo into the DOPF Niger Delta Media Hall of Fame. The official induction was performed at Oporoza, the traditional Headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri Southwest Local Government Area…

NDLEA officers Express Gratitude to President Tinubu for Support on Drug War

NDLEA officers Express Gratitude to President Tinubu for Support on Drug War

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has expressed the appreciation of officers and men of the anti-narcotic agency to President Bola Tinubu for his continuous support for the on-going efforts to curb…

Kashim Shettima: Abati’s response and Rufai’s reactions to hunger in the land

Kashim Shettima: Abati’s response and Rufai’s reactions to hunger in the land

By: Dr. James Bwala The Arise News TV morning show of Wednesday, February 21, 2024, like others before it, is a butchers table where thoroughbred professionals are supposed to be speaking to Nigerians on matters that affect them. However, while a professional…

30 Seconds Biometric Clearance at Nigeria’s International Airports Begin in March -Tunji-Ojo

30 Seconds Biometric Clearance at Nigeria’s International Airports Begin in March -Tunji-Ojo

All International airports in Nigeria will now have 30 seconds biometric clearance gates in line with international standards and best practices. The Federal Government installed the facilities for the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), at all international airports in the country. The biometric…

NDLEA Intercepts Large Consignment of Loud Concealed in Loudspeakers at Lagos Airport

NDLEA Intercepts Large Consignment of Loud Concealed in Loudspeakers at Lagos Airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted a large consignment of Loud, a synthetic strong strain of cannabis, concealed in giant loudspeakers tucked in a consolidated cargo imported from New York, United States of America. A statement on…

Present Insecurity May Debar Achievement of SDGs 2030-IPCR

Present Insecurity May Debar Achievement of SDGs 2030-IPCR

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has lamented that with the current insecurity in the country it would be difficult to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Speaking at the 7th International Conference on Love and Tolerance in…

BREAKING: See 42 Suspected Bandits, Terrorists in FCT, Paraded by NSCDC

BREAKING: See 42 Suspected Bandits, Terrorists in FCT, Paraded by NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has paraded 42 suspected bandits and terrorists in Abuja The suspects were intercepted at Tsunami village forest bothering Lambata in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State. Parading the suspects to newsmen at the…

Insurgents’ drug supplier arrested as NDLEA intercepts 7.6 tons of illicit drugs in Borno, Nasarawa

Insurgents’ drug supplier arrested as NDLEA intercepts 7.6 tons of illicit drugs in Borno, Nasarawa

A total of 24 suspected drug traffickers and dealers including a 42-year-old man taking thousands of concealed opioid pills to insurgents’ enclave in Banki area of Borno state, a six-month-pregnant lady, a mother of three children and three other women have been…

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has declared all round war against drug barons, instructing all commanders of the agency at different level to go all out and smoke out those still…

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has said that a total of 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders that were successfully prosecuted and convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years of imprisonment…

Damasak: Zulum plans subsidised petrol for farmers to boost agricultural activities

Damasak: Zulum plans subsidised petrol for farmers to boost agricultural activities

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has announced plans to provide petrol for farmers in Damasak at subsidised rates to enhance food security among residents, most of whom are recovering from the over a decade long insurgency. The move allows Zulum to key…

FG Assures Nigerians in Diaspora Seamless, Efficient Passport Processing System

FG Assures Nigerians in Diaspora Seamless, Efficient Passport Processing System

Nigerians in Diaspora have been assured that their pains in getting Nigerian passport would soon be a thing of the past as multi-faceted approach is underway to ensure seamless and efficient passport processing system. The Federal Government said it will roll out…

US Renews Commitment To Peace and Tolerance in Nigeria

US Renews Commitment To Peace and Tolerance in Nigeria

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), renewed its commitment to supporting peace and tolerance in Nigeria by holding a youth, peace and security summit, in Abuja. Minister of Youth Development Jamila Bio Ibrahim attended as the keynote…

Belgium Government warns of irregular migrants who end up on the streets in Belgium

Belgium Government warns of irregular migrants who end up on the streets in Belgium

The Belgium government has told prospective irregular migrants to Europe to bury the dream as there is no more Golden Fleece in Europe. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Friday, Director General, Office of Foreigners, Belgium, Mr. Freddy Roosemont, said right now…

NDLEA Arrests ‘deaf and dumb’, for dealing in illicit substance…Intercepts 14.5 tons of Ghanaian Loud linked to wanted drug baron in Lagos

NDLEA Arrests ‘deaf and dumb’, for dealing in illicit substance…Intercepts 14.5 tons of Ghanaian Loud linked to wanted drug baron in Lagos

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted large consignments of Ghanaian Loud, a strong strain of cannabis sativa, smuggled into Lagos from Ghana loaded in two trucks and a J5 bus with a total weight of 14,524.8 kilogrammes….

Operation Delta Safe: Major General Abdussalam urges abandonment of illegal bunkering for legitimate livelihood

Operation Delta Safe: Major General Abdussalam urges abandonment of illegal bunkering for legitimate livelihood

• Troops clampdown on illegal bunkering sites In a relentless effort to curb illegal activities in the Niger Delta Region (NDR), Major General Jamal Abdussalam, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, and Land Component Commander of Joint Task…

Youth Ministry Partners with NDLEA on Drug War

Youth Ministry Partners with NDLEA on Drug War

The Federal Ministry of Youth Development has expressed its preparedness to partner with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on raising awareness, providing rehabilitation and skills acquisition for Nigerian youths afflicted by the scourge of substance abuse. The assurance was given…

Nigeria Expresses Sadness Over Decision of Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali to Exit ECOWAS

Nigeria Expresses Sadness Over Decision of Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali to Exit ECOWAS

Nigeria has expressed sadness over the decision of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso to exit Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the subregional economic bloc. The Nigerian government expressed its feeling over the decision of the military juntas reigning in the…