Passengers Injured As Commercial Bus Upturns Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (video)

Lagos – Passengers in a commercial bus sustained varying degrees of injuries after the bus upturned. The accident happened Saturday, Jan. 21, after Arepo bus stop along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. A video from the scene shows some of the injured passengers lying by the side of the road, waiting for help. The person filming is heard saying that 5 passengers have already been rushed to the …

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NDLEA Intercepts Cocaine, Skunk Consignments From Brazil, Canada

By Ibironke Ariyo Abuja, – NDLEA has thwarted efforts to bring 126.95kg of cocaine and skunk into Nigeria by drug cartels. Director, Media and Advocacy at the NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi stated on Sunday in Abuja that the drugs were concealed in herbal tea packs and in vehicles imported from Brazil and Canada. He said that the consignments were intercepted at the Akanu Ibiam International …

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C/River: NSCDC impounds 8 Trucks, Arrests Many Suspects in 2022

By George Odok Calabar, Jan. 22, 2023 (NAN) The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Cross River Command, impounded 8 trucks laden with suspected adulterated petroleum product in the state in 2022. Commandant of NSCDC in Cross River, Mr Samuel Fadeyi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on his achievements in office in 2022. Fadeyi told NAN on …

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Alleged Defamation: MKO Abiola’s Widow Slams N100bn Suit On Police, Others

By Wandoo Sombo Abuja, – Prof. Zainab-Duke Abiola, widow of late MKO Abiola has dragged the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Alkali and Insp. Teju Moses to court for alleged defamation. Prof. Abiola, through her counsel, Mr Tawo Tawo, SAN,  in her statement of claim, averred that she was framed on Sept. 20, 22 by the defendants for allegedly assaulting Insp. …

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2023: Nigeria is a nation in darkness, desperately in need of divine light – Fr Mbashi

By Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo As the 2023 general elections draw closer, the Catholic Priest in Charge of Saint Justina’s Pastoral Area Mayodasa in Jalingo Diocese has said that Nigeria is a nation in darkness and desperately need divine light to salvage the future. Nbashi, who made the assertion during his Sunday sermon said that all indications of poverty, infrastructural decay, failing institutions, insecurity and others …

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APC Taraba Rally: Monies meant for event hijacked by some politicians – PCC Coordinator

By Our Correspondent The Coordinator of Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council for Southern Taraba Chief David Sabo Kente has revealed that some politicians in the party at the state level have hijacked the funds meant for the presidential campaign rallies in the state to frustrate the success of the campaigns. Kente, who disclosed this at a rally organized for the zone at Wukari said that some …

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Abia-North: Accolades flow as Sen. Kalu delivers another road project in Umunneochi (Photos)

By Abubakar Liman Constituents of Umunneochi local government area of Abia North, Abia state have again become beneficiaries of another road project currently being executed in their Senatorial district as facilitated by the Senator representing the zone at the National Assembly, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. The project which is the Construction of the Umueze Isi-Obinolu Road in Obinolu Ngodo Isouchi, Umunneochi adds to other road …

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