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Why Cannabis Shouldn’t Be Legalised In Nigeria – NDLEA

The Director of Media and Advocacy National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Femi Babafemi, has given reasons why cannabis, popularly referred to as Marijuana, should not be allowed in Nigeria. He…

Two Feared Killed In As Nupe, Fulani Clash In

Two persons have been feared dead in a clash between Nupe and Fulani in Kwara state. Many others were injured in the clash among youths in Kpada village in the…

Arrest of Army Deserter, 33 Yahoo Boys Sparks Protest in Osogbo • Govt Calls For Peace • Five Tertiary Students Held In Kwara

Youths yesterday went on rampage in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, after operatives of Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) arrested an Army deserter, Adebisi Jamiu, 22, and 33 others. The…

Court Orders Suspended Abiodun’s Aide Remain In Detention • Brother Refuses To Serve As Third-Party Custodian

A Magistrate Judge for Eastern District of New York, Ramon Reyes, has ordered suspended Ogun Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties, Abidemi Rufai, should be detained until his trial.…

NLC Suspends 5-Day Warning Strike In Kaduna

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has announced immediate suspension of the five-day warning strike it embarked upon in Kaduna over the sack of 4,000 workers by the State Government. Its…

Three Feared Killed In Fresh Communal Clash In Cross River

Three persons have been feared killed in a fresh communal clash in Odukpani local government area of Cross River. Vice-Chairman of the council, Mr. Aniofiok Inyang, who visited the area,…

Banning Open Grazing Is Like Banning Sale Of Spare Parts

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, says the resolve to ban open grazing by southern governors is equivalent to prohibiting spare parts trading in the north. Last Tuesday, southern governors…

El-Rufai/Labour Faceoff: We’re Working To End Standoff – FG

The federal government, on Wednesday, assured that it was taking steps to end the labour crisis unfolding in Kaduna State, even as it is taking steps to prevent a breakdown…

Fourth Mainland Bridge Cost Reviewed To $2.5bn

Construction of the proposed fourth mainland bridge will now cost $2.5 billion, Director-General, Office of Public Private Partnership (PPP) Ope George has said. The government in September 2020 said the…

NASS Approves N74b For Police Trust Fund

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Police Affairs has approved N74 billion for the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF) for its 2021 operational budget. Executive Secretary NPTF, Ahmad Sokoto, disclosed…

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