• Man Caught With $300k Worth of Marijuana Wrapped as Christmas Gifts (Photos)

    Man Caught With $300k Worth of Marijuana Wrapped as Christmas Gifts (Photos)

    The State Highway Patrol says troopers found 71 pounds of marijuana and other drugs wrapped as Christmas gifts in a vehicle that was stopped for a driving violation in northwest Ohio.

    A 31-year-old California native may not be celebrating Christmas as he planned after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers found 71 pounds of marijuana and other cannabis products disguised as gifts in the back of the suspect’s SUV.

    Daniel A. Yates was driving down Interstate 80 in Wood County in a rental […]

  • MMM-Nigeria donates relief materials worth N5 million to IDPs in Abuja

    MMM-Nigeria donates relief materials worth N5 million to IDPs in Abuja

    ‘MMM-Nigeria’, a community of mutual financial aid and donations, on Saturday donated relief materials worth N5 million to two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the Federal Capital Territory.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the gesture was part of the community’s humanitarian week tagged ‘MMM cares’ to mark its one year anniversary.

    The Gwoza and Bama IDP Camp located in Durumi area and the New Kuchingoro IDP camp were the two beneficiaries of the relief materials. Bags of rice, […]

  • 11 Farmers Nabbed With Cannabis Worth N309m in Osun State

    11 Farmers Nabbed With Cannabis Worth N309m in Osun State

    Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday said they arrested 11 suspects and destroyed 2, 317 bags of cannabis weighing 30,992kgs.

    The agency’s spokesperson, Mr Mitchell Ofoyeju, stated this in a statement on Friday in Lagos.

    He also said that some 67 bags were also transferred to Osun State Command of the agency as exhibits for further investigation.

    “The cannabis will also serve as evidence against 11 suspected farmers arrested during an operation inside the cannabis plantation.

    “The suspects arrested […]

  • Nigerian Graduate Sets Up Fufu Processing Firm Worth N75,000

    Nigerian Graduate Sets Up Fufu Processing Firm Worth N75,000

    A Nigerian graduate has been praised for his industrious ability after he set up a fufu processing firm to sustain himself.

    A young university graduate, Wilson Ekeledirichukwu, who set up a fufu processing plant valued at N75,000, at Ihiagwa, near Owerri, said he established the outfit in order to be self-employed and also create jobs.

    Mr. Ekeledirichukwu, a graduate of animal science from the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on […]

  • Senate uncovers unclaimed overtime cargoes worth billions of naira

    Senate uncovers unclaimed overtime cargoes worth billions of naira

    According to reports, the Senate had discovered overtime cargoes worth billions of naira stacked at the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal, Lagos State, by the Nigeria Ports Authority for not less than 10 years.

    The Chairman Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, made the disclosure when briefing newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday.

    He said that the containers were moved there by the NPA to decongest the Apapa Port.

    Uzodinma said that the committee discovered the cargoes during its oversight visit to […]

  • See Obafemi Martin’s Newly Acquired 2017 Bentley Bentayga Worth Over N100m (Photos)

    See Obafemi Martin’s Newly Acquired 2017 Bentley Bentayga Worth Over N100m (Photos)

    Obafemi Martins is enjoying his life in a most wonderful way as the footballer has added another expensive Bentley to his fleet of cars.

    It is a good time for Nigerian international footballer, Obafemi Martins popularly called Obagoal as he has just acquired the latest Bentley Bentayga 2017 model worth over N100 million.

    The pacy striker who now plays in China, took to Instagram to share a photo of the expensive car writing: “Coming thru otalenu Yeri Yeri.”

    Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins is […]

  • NDLEA seizes contraband drugs worth N50m in Kaduna

    NDLEA seizes contraband drugs worth N50m in Kaduna

    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Kaduna State Command said it has seized contraband drugs worth over 50 million naira hidden inside a warehouse following a tip off.

    The State Commander of the Agency, Mr. Samule Azige, disclosed this while parading drugs suspects in Kaduna yesterday.

    According to Mr. Azige, the drugs were in 60 cartoons of Unpalidon which has been banned by the World Health Organisation (WHO)

    The owner of the drugs, according to the Agency is at large, but the […]

  • NDLEA seizes N30m worth of illicit drugs from traffickers

    NDLEA seizes N30m worth of illicit drugs from traffickers

    It was gathered that the Kaduna State Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has seized illicit drugs worth over 30 million Naira and arrested nine suspected drug addicts and peddlers in Zaria.

    Parading the suspects before journalists at the command’s headquarters in Kaduna, the state commander, Samuel Azige, said the suspects were arrested during a raid at their hideouts in Zaria where they stored the illicit drugs in a warehouse.

    According to him, preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects stored […]

  • Ize-Iyamu not worth 50,000 votes, says Oshiomhole

    Ize-Iyamu not worth 50,000 votes, says Oshiomhole

    Outgoing governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, has said the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last week’s governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is not worth 50,000 votes.

    Ize-Iyamu, who lost the election to Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 253,173 votes, while Obaseki polled 319,483 votes.

    Speaking while leading a counter-protest after PDP’s demonstration on Tuesday that the election was rigged, Oshiomhole dared the losers to go to court.

    “We encourage our opponents to go to court. We […]

  • NCC confiscates broadcast equipment worth millions of Naira in Onitsha

    NCC confiscates broadcast equipment worth millions of Naira in Onitsha

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Copyright Commission has impounded illegal broadcast equipment worth more than N20 million in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra.

    Addressing newsmen after the raid on Thursday, its Director of Enforcement, Mr Augustine Amodu, said the confiscated items included cables, 150 decoders, network boosters, channel splitters and other rebroadcast machines.

    Amodu said that the commission embarked on the raid after a series of enlightenment to persuade people against piracy.

    “It is unfortunate that in spite of the series […]

  • Flood kills three, ashes away crops worth millions of Naira in Kano – Official

    Flood kills three, ashes away crops worth millions of Naira in Kano – Official

    According to reports, the Kano State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency said three persons lost their lives as a result of flood in the state in 2016.

    The Executive Secretary of the agency, Alhaji Aliyu Bashir, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Friday.

    NAN reports that the figure contradicts the earlier one given by the North West zone of the National Emergency Management Agency, which put the number of deaths at 18.

    Bashir said out […]