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FG bans import production of codeine cough syrup

The Federal Ministry of Health has banned the production and importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough preparations to check substance abuse among Nigerians. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made the decision known in a statement issued by Mr Olajide Oshundun, Assistant Director of Information in ...

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Okada-snatching Robber Dies While Trying To Escape Arrest In Ogun

An armed robber who specializes in robbing and dispossessing commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada riders’ of their motorcycles has died in an accident while trying to evade arrest after shooting at a victim and snatching his motorcycle at Abule Ijaiye area of Lefenwa, Ogun State. A statement by the ...

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President Buhari Should Be Given A Speech To Read During His Meeting With President Donald Trump Today – Governor Fayose

The governor made the appeal on his twitter handle.  

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You Are The Greatest Terrorist That Has Ever Ruled Nigeria – Ffk To Buhari

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode has just described President Buhari as the greatest terrorist to ever rule Nigeria and he says former US President Barack Obama helped put him there following the ousting of Goodluck Jonathan . See his tweet below…

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Another Nigerian Romance Scammer Arrested In Thailand For Deceiving Women Into Transferring Him Money

  A Nigerian man has been arrested in Thailand for deceiving women into transferring him money as a part of a romance scam. The suspect identified as Light Chinezurum Mmaramigro was arrested on Friday morning, April 27, at his apartment in Bangkok after he posed as an online suitor, engaging ...

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Apc Speaks On Dino Melaye’s Failed Recall

  The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Haddy Ametuo, says “some ghosts “ initiated the recall process against Sen. Dino Melaye. Mr Ametuo, who stated this in a statement issued in Lokoja on Sunday on the botched recall process, expressed delight that the efforts had ...

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See What Drug Addiction Did To A Once Hardworking Young Man In Maiduguri

The young man pictured, according to Mohammed Ciroma, used to work at an abattoir in Missouri before he became addicted to drugs, precisely codeine syrup. “This young man is at the abattoir in maiduguri. He was a hard working fellow, before becoming a victim of drug abuse, namely, codeine syrup. ...

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Students In Kaduna School Sit On The Floor In Dilapidated Classrooms Despite ”N74million” Allocation For The Construction Of Classrooms

This is according to Tracka, an independent body which tracks government spending.  

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Photo: Two People Jailed For Human Trafficking In Sokoto State

A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto has sentenced two persons, Abubakar Umar (Abuja) and Rukkayya Isa(Nana), to one year each and a fine of one hundred thousand naira each for human trafficking.   Abubakar Umar, from Sokoto State, and Rukkayya Isa, from Republic of Benin, were arraigned by the ...

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Tinubu, Fayemi, Akande, Others Meet In Lagos To Strategise

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Friday, met behind closed doors in Lagos with all the APC aspirants for the Ekiti State governorship election. The meeting, which held at the old State House, Marina, had in attendance the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, ...

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Nec Bans Movement Of Herdsmen In Benue, Taraba, Others

The National Economic Council, NEC, presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday April 26th, agreed to stop the movement of herdsmen in the country, starting with Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna and Plateau. The meeting which had in attendance state governors, approved the creation of ranches across the country. Briefing ...

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Media Aide To Sokoto State Governor, Imam Imam, Dies At 41

  The spokesperson of Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, Imam Imam, has died. He died in the early of today April 27th at an Abuja hospital where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed alment. He was 41. Presidential media aide, Bashir Ahmad, who confirmed Imam’s death, took to twitter ...

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“Nobody Deserves To Go Through This Kind Of Hell” – Man Narrates How A Suspected Homosexual Was Allegedly Lynched Today In Imo State

  Romeo Oriogun from Ilesha and a worker with Community Individual Volunteers for LGBTQ/KAPs, has narrated how a man suspected to be a homosexual was allegedly lynched today in Isiala Mbano, Imo State. Mr Oriogun said he will share details of the incident on Friday. “He didn’t steal, he didn’t ...

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I’ve Been Denied Food, Access To My Lawyers, Family Members; Cries Dino Melaye

chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, APC, Kogi West has said that he has not been allowed to see his family, his lawyers. He also said that he has been denied food at the National Hospital in Abuja where the operatives of the Nigeria ...

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24 Hours After 2 Priests Were Killed, Herdsmen Strike Again In Benue Killing 16

Barely 24 hours after two catholic priests and 17 parishioners were killed by suspected herdsmen, 16 persons were today killed by suspected herdsmen in Ali Agundu and Tsav council wards of Guma Government Area (LGA) of Benue State. Confirming the attack, the state commissioner of police, Fatai Owoseni, said unidentified ...

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2019: I Would Disrupt Nigeria’s Budgeting Process – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday unveiled his plans for Nigeria if elected as president in next year’s election, promising to offer a matching grant of $250 million each to the 36 States of the federation to challenge them to enhance their internally generated revenue (IGR). Delivering a lecture entitled, ...

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Replies Nigerians Attacking Her Over Her Comment To Hillary Clinton

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has reacted to the backlash she has suffered from Nigerians following her comment to Hillary Clinton. While interviewing the former first lady at a PEN World Voices Festival lecture at the Cooper Union in Manhattan on Sunday night, Chimamanda who is well known for her stance on ...

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Man Tortured And Raped 11-year-old Girl For One Week Then Killed Her After Failing To Sell Her Off To Paedophile Gangs

  A tilefitting contractor identified as Harshsahai Gurjar has been arrested for the murder of a 30-year-old woman and her 11-year-old daughter in Surat, India. The accused, 27, had tortured and raped the 11-year-old girl for at least a week before killing her. According to Indian media, the man had ...

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Nigerian Man, Two Brazilians Arrested In India With 2.650 Litres Of Liquid Cocaine Concealed In Condoms

  The Indian Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has busted an international drugs smuggling racket and seized condoms filled with liquid cocaine. Two Brazilians and a Nigerian were arrested by the agency from a guest house in the Paharganj area of central Delhi on April 16, as part of an intelligence-based ...

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Facebook Deletes 1.9m Terror Related Posts In 3-months

Social network giant, Facebook found and removed 1.9 million social-media posts by the Islamic State and al Qaeda terrorists during the first three months of 2018, using new anti-terror algorithms. “In Q1 (first quarter) we took action on 1.9 million pieces of ISIS [Islamic State terror group, outlawed in Russia] ...

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