Saturday, April 9, 2016

Trader Swallow 144 Wraps Of Cocaine, Arrested At The MMA En-route Dubai

Two men are currently in the custody of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency after being nabbed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos over 252 wraps of cocaine weighing 4.3kgs

The NDLEA put the street value of the drugs at about N39m.

According to NDLEA spokesperson, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, the suspects – 54-year-old Chinweuba Echezona, who is a driver and 44-year-old Ekwueme Louis, a trader – had ingested some of the drugs and concealed part of it in their luggage.

Nigerians have not entered One Chance - President Buhari Begs the masses

President Muhammdu Buhari on Friday called for patience with his administration, stating that he feels the pains of Nigerians and that he was working towards turning the hardship around.
Buahari made the appeal in Lagos during the Vanguard Personality Award ceremony where he was jointly honoured with his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan as Personality of the Year, 2015.

Represented by the Minister of information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Buhari said, “Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, let me use this opportunity to tell our compatriots that this administration is keenly aware of the difficulties they are facing at this time, resulting mostly from the fuel scarcity, poor power supply, inflation etc.

Gunmen In Military Camouflage Attack Palace Of A Prominent Monarch In Bayelsa

Gunmen on Saturday attacked the country home of King AmalateTurner at Opume in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa destroying household furniture and electronics.

Prominent Bayelsa Monarch, King Amalate Turner of Opume in Ogbia Local Government Area, has been reportedly attacked by unknown gunmen at his country home on Saturday, destroying household furniture and electronics.

The gunmen, about 20 of them who wore military camouflage for the attack, were said to have stormed the community in two speed boats at about 12.55 a.m. on Saturday.

President Buhari leaves for China tomorrow

Read the press statement from the presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja tomorrow for a working visit to China aimed at securing greater support from Beijing for the development of Nigeria's infrastructure, especially in the power, roads, railways, aviation, water supply and housing sectors.

Protesters in London Demand Cameron's Resignation Over Offshore Tax Scheme

Protesters have gathered in front of the UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s 10 Downing Street residence in London to call for his resignation, starting on Saturday. The demonstration has been called as a consequence of Panama Papers leak, which involves Cameron's family and earnings. On Thursday night the prime minister admitted that he and his wife sold shares for more than £30,000 in a fund set up in Panama by his father, who passed away in 2010. The protest will end only after he resigns, according to organisers.