NAFDAC destroys counterfeit products worth N650m in Kaduna

As part of its efforts towards eradicating fake drugs in the society, the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) has destroyed goods worth N650 million at its Buruku dumpsite in Kaduna. Speaking to newsmen shortly after the exercise in Kaduna Thursday, the Director General of NAFDAC, …

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Transfer: Wenger lands new job after leaving Arsenal

Arsene Wenger is set to play an advisory role for the Japan national team, after Hajime Moriyasu was announced as head coach on Thursday. Before his 22 years at Arsenal, Wenger spent 18 months in Japan as coach of Nagoya Grampus from 1995 to 1996. The 68 year-old, who left …

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We are not aware Dino Melaye was kidnapped – Police

The Nigeria Police have reacted to the “purported kidnap” of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district. Melaye was reportedly kidnapped Thursday morning at Gwagwalada by unknown gunmen when he was heading to Lokoja to attend a court session. But the Nigeria Police denied knowledge of the kidnap, saying …

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Defection: What Okowa said about Ortom, lawmakers, APC

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has welcomed the defection of Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom and the All Progressive Congress (APC) lawmakers to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying that their action was an indication that the PDP was prepared to rescue Nigeria from the present state of affairs. In …

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BREAKING: Sen. Ben Bruce confirms Melaye has been kidnapped

Following the attack on Senator Dino Melaye by unknown gunmen in the Gwagwalada area of Abuja Thursday morning, it has been confirmed that the Senator has been abducted. Melaye’s abduction was disclosed by Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Bruce, via his Twitter handle. In a tweet, …

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PDP raises alarm over alleged plot to impeach Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to impeach Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose. The Party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan warned APC to stop its plot to avoid some terrible consequences. …

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What APC said about Gov Ortom’s defection

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the defection of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom from the Party. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, the ruling APC described Ortom’s political move on Wednesday as “somewhat surprising.” The Party recalled efforts made by the National …

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Osun guber: 48 parties to contest as INEC gives update preparation

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that 48 political parties nominated candidates for the September 22 governorship election in Osun. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this at the swearing-in of two Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. Yakubu said that the commission …

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70-year-old man jailed for removing tenant’s roof in Lagos

One Adekunle Akinsemoyin, 70, has been jailed for demolishing toilet and removing the roof of his tenants’ rooms. It was gathered that on June 14, 2015, around 6am, Akinsemoyin illegally removed the roofing sheet covering the rooms of his tenants, Wasiu Ramon and Fatai Andoyin, and demolished their toilet. Akinsemoyin …

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Police parade 20 suspected criminals, kidnappers in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has paraded suspected criminals arrested in different parts of the State within the last one month. State Commissioner of Police, CP Zaki Ahmed while briefing newsmen at the Police Headquarters in Port Harcourt said most of the successes were achieved by the operatives of Federal-Special …

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Man rapes daughter, blames wife

A 30-year-old man, Basiru Audu has been arrested for allegedly defiling his six-year-old daughter in Niger State. He blamed the wife for the incest, saying she travels very often. “I blame my wife for not being around when I need sex. She travels a lot and that was why I …

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