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NDLEA arrests Pakistani with N120m heroin at Lagos Airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested a 35-year-old Pakistani with 13 kilogrammes of “high grade” heroin with an estimated street value of about N120m. The anti-drug agency said the suspect, Mr. Syed Ahmed-Bukhari, was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, shortly after arriving aboard a Qatar Airways flight from […]

N’Delta: Kuku Seeks Ex-militant Support for Peace

Views: 70 Font Size: a / A Chairman,   Federal Government Amnesty Programme, Hon. Kingsley Kuku, By  Ndubuisi Francis     P residential Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs and Chairman of the Federal Government Amnesty Programme, Hon. Kingsley Kuku, has admonished former leaders of the ex-militant groups in the Niger Delta to sustain the prevailing peace, which they […]

Obasanjo defends self over presidential library project

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday in Abeokuta said that the barrage of criticisms against the establishment of his multi-billion naira Presidential Library in the Ogun State capital has continued to inspire him to get the project completed. Obasanjo, who spoke at a regional forum organised by the Institute for African Culture and International Understanding (IACIU), […]

Cannibalism: S-Court frees accused 15 yrs after

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Fifteen years after he was sentenced to death by hanging, the Supreme Court, Thursday, discharged Mr. Edet Mbang, accused of eating the flesh of one Baba Okoi who was murdered on October 7, 1989. Mbang and his three alleged accomplices, Obeten Essien, Mbang Mbang and Fidelis Obeten, were said to belong to […]

Anarchy: Gunmen in Jonathan’s home state, Bayelsa, kill a Lt.Col, two soldiers and four policemen

By Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa – Four policemen and three military personnel among them a Lieutenant Colonel were yesterday, killed by unidentified gunmen along the waterways of Nembe and Brass local government council areas of Bayelsa State. While four policemen were reportedly killed at the Marine Police Checkpoint in the Nembe Creek at about 7am, the […]

Derivation: Why North can’t get more money

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South; Emma Ujah, Ben Agande & Gbenga Oke LAGOS— Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State joined elders and youths of the Niger Delta yesterday in dismissing demands by northern Governors for the scrapping of the derivation principle in revenue allocation just as it emerged that the restoration of peace to […]

Osaze booed as Rwanda holds Nigeria

NIGERIA’S striker, Osaze Odemwingie was singled out for jeers after he failed to impress in Nigeria’s goalless draw against Rwanda in a 2013 Africa Nations Cup qualifier decided yesterday in Kigali. Odemwingie had come to the match on the strength of five goals in two matches for his English Premier League side, West Bromwich Albion […]

Kigali pitch robbed us of victory — Etuhu

  Dickson Etuhu NIGERIAN midfielder, Dickson Etuhu was scathing in his assessment of the Kigali pitch after the 0-0 draw against Rwanda on Wednesday. The artificial pitch of the Stade Regional de Kigali was roundly blamed, as the uneven surface did not allow for quality passing. “What a bad pitch,” Etuhu wrote. He also added […]

Pastor Adeboye clocks 70 •Jonathan greets RCCG G.O.

THE General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, clocks 70 years old today, with the occasion coinciding with the March Special National Holy Ghost Service of the church. Fondly known as G.O or Daddy G.O, easy-going Pastor Adeboye, who was born into a poverty-stricken family from Ifewara in […]

Boko Haram: 2 schools set on fire in Maiduguri •As JTF kills 4 sect members

RESIDENTS of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital have called on members of the Boko Haram sect to consider the well-being of the common man in their activities, adding that it is the common man that suffers whenever there is an attack. A resident who spoke to Nigerian Tribune on condition of anonymity said he found […]

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