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2 May 2019
Two days after the release of Maryam Aliyu from prison, the Federal Government on Thursday secured release of another Nigerian, Ibrahim Abubakar, who was accused of drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia. Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to facilitate the release of the duo as they were innocent…
30 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), to immediately...
20 Apr 2019
The Kano State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested two suspects in possession of 2.927 kilograms of cocaine in the state.
15 Apr 2019
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 66 -year-old woman, Sikirat Adeyemi to five years in prison for exporting 1.340 kg of heroin. Adeyemi who was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) had pleaded guilty to the offence. When the matter was called on Monday, she pleaded for forgiveness, almost…
14 Apr 2019
The Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, has urged Nigerian Women to support the fight against illicit drugs to free the society from inactive youths.
13 Apr 2019
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) called for collaboration from the Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in taking drastic action toward strengthening drug demand reduction strategies.
13 Apr 2019
The Federal Government, yesterday, said drugs were found in the body of Kudirat Afolabi, who was executed in Saudi Arabia on April 1, adding that she was among the 20 persons arrested with drugs hidden in their body parts.
5 Apr 2019
The House of Representatives is to approve the draft National Tobacco Control Regulations (NTCR) before June this year. Speaker Yakubu Dogara gave the assurance yesterday during an interactive session with stakeholders organised by the Simon Arabo-led committee on delegated legislation on the tobacco control regulation in Abuja. Represented by the Deputy Whip, Pally Iriase, he…
2 Apr 2019
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on the judiciary to be more proactive in handling criminal charges.     The Centre made the call at a one-day Nigeria Criminal Justice (Crimjust) Project Review Meeting held penultimate week in Keffi, Nasarawa State.     The Executive Director, Auwal Ibrahim Musa, who was represented…
29 Mar 2019
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday destroyed unsafe and unwholesome products seized by the agency...
21 Mar 2019
Medical experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in fake and adulterated drugs, medicines’ abuse and misuse, misdiagnosis, disease treatment errors and failure as well as morbidity and mortality in the country. They blamed the situation on the delay and failure by the Federal Government (FG) in reconstituting the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria…
13 Mar 2019
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo State command, have arrested a 23-year-old polytechnic graduate...


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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has restored the national grid after its partial collapse on Monday.
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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has described as false reports that the N400 million money laundering case against former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh had been struck out.
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Bandits have threatened to kill three sisters, who were kidnapped in Kaduna, including a housewife, Hajiya Zainab Yusuf Mohammed, that eventually gave birth in captivity, alongside the baby
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