Friday, 8th December 2023


14 Nov
Nigeria and the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation, (Eurojust), have signed a working arrangement to enable structured and closer cooperation in the fight against organised crime groups, (OCGs).
9 Nov
The Behavioural Change Cohort of MacArthur Foundation has said that it will hold this year’s edition of its behavioural change conference and exhibition, with the theme: “Fostering a Corruption-Free Nigeria,” on November 15, 2023, at D-Serene Exclusive Hotel in Abuja.
17 Oct
The Statistician General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Prince Adeyemi Adeniran, has said that corruption has remained a formidable challenge in Nigeria that requires all hands to be on deck to stamp it out of the country.
27 Sep
President Bola Tinubu has implored Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies, Africa (HONLEA) to collectively renew strategies towards fight against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking on the continent.
26 Sep
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has implored heads of national drug law enforcement agencies in Africa under the aegis of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies, Africa, (HONLEA), to collectively renew strategies towards the fight against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking on the continent.
4 Aug
Nigeria and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, (UNODC), as well as the United States among others, have agreed to join forces to overcome the crime of human trafficking and the attendant consequences.
1 Aug
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, (UNODC), has launched a Compendium of Best Practices in Combating Human Trafficking in Nigeria to promote efficiency in stakeholders' intervention.
31 Jul
Seeks end to human trafficking, illegal migration Edo State Government has said it would, from August 2023, begin clampdown on unregistered and unapproved schools in the state, as part of renewed efforts to sanitise the education system. This was disclosed by the Acting Director General (DG) of Quality Assurance (QA) of the Ministry of Education,…
21 Jul
Royal Foundation of The Prince and Princess of Wales and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have announced a new partnership, tagged United for Wildlife, a flagship programme to end global illegal wildlife trade.
6 Jul
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, yesterday, inaugurated two projects executed by the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC), which were funded by the German government.
21 Jun
There is rising panic over the reported target of commercial vessels by oganised crime syndicates to facilitate the global trafficking of illegal drugs.
19 Jun
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, (UNODC), has called for action from stakeholders to tackle rising grug abuse among school children in Nigeria.


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The UN said Friday it hopes the multinational security force heading to Haiti to help combat violent gangs will deploy before April.
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Former Super Eagles striker Joseph Akpala will take charge of Belgian club Kortrijk on a temporary bases. The club announced on their X handle that Akpala will handle the team pending the arrival of a new coach. Akpala was put in charge of the team following the sacking of former handler Glen De Boeck. The…
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Former Sierra Leone president reported to police in Freetown on Friday to be questioned over what the government has called an attempted coup at the end of November, an AFP journalist said. Koroma, who led the West African nation for 11 years until 2018, arrived at around 10:00 am local time (1000 GMT) at the…
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Dangote Oil Refinery on Friday confirmed the arrival of the first one million barrels of crude shipment so as to commence fuel production.
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N-Power beneficiaries announce nationwide protest over nine-month unpaid stipends
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The Nigerian Army on Friday announced it will hold the COAS Annual Conference 2023 for seven days in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State.
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French President Emmanuel Macron felt compelled Friday to justify allowing a Jewish ritual at the Elysee palace after critics accused him of failing to respect France's secular traditions. During an award ceremony on Thursday -- at which Macron was handed a prize for his stance against anti-Semitism -- France's Chief Rabbi Haim Korsia lit the…
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The Ministry of Works has said that preliminary works will begin on the proposed Abuja-Lagos Superhighway in the year 2024.
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All four members of BLACKPINK have renewed their contracts with their longtime agency, YG Entertainment. This comes after months of speculation and uncertainty surrounding their future with the company. The news was confirmed by YG Entertainment in a regulatory filing, sending their stock prices soaring by nearly 30%. Fans erupted in celebration online, expressing their…
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The Federal Government, on Friday, given palliatives to 80 cattle farmers affected by the 2022 flood disaster in Oyo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the palliatives were given to the beneficiaries on behalf of the federal government by Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (FMAFS) at Moore Plantation, Apata, Ibadan,…