NDLEA arraigns prince Ilomuanya, one other for running hard drug cartel

A prince of Obinuagwu community in Orlu Local Government of Imo State, Ilomuanya Uzoma Valentine a.k.a.Uzo, has been arraigned by the men of the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly operating and financing a hard drug cartel, Drug Trafficking Organisation (DTO) The 49 year old Orlu prince was arraigned alongside one Okeagu Osinachi Michael a.ka. Uwa, before Justice Saliu Saidu led-court, on a five count-charge bordering on conspiracy, operating a drug cartel, production of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of the banned drug The…

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Board dismisses rumours on sale of National Theatre

.. Says sale has neither been conceived nor discussed The Board of the National Theatre/ National Troupe has dismissed the insinuations or rumours that National Theatre has been sold or put for sale. The Board in a statement signed by Agbo A Ita, secretary for governing board of National Theatre/National Troupe of Nigeria: Titled re sale of National Theatre, said the sale of the National Theatre has neither been conceived nor discussed at any given time or meeting. Ita noted in the statement that the National Theatre remains the national…

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Court remands Ecobank manager over N411m fraud

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, order the remand of a manager with the Ecobank Plc, Ifeanyi Chukwu Azike, for allegedly defrauding the bank’s customers to the tune of N411 million. Azike was brought before the court presided over by Justice Ayotunde Faji, by the men of Zone 2, of Nigeria Police Command, Onikan, Lagos, on a three count-charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence, false representation and fraud. The Police in the charge marked FHC/L/56c/2019, alleged that the  Ecobank manager between 2016 and 2017, fraudulently obtained the sum…

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Four Points by Sheraton Lagos adds sparkle to Valentine’s Day Celebration

Four Points by Sheraton Lagos is adding sparkle and delight to Valentine’s Day with a bouquet of romantic treats which include accommodation, lavish spa treatments and delectable culinary dishes that are perfect to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a loved one. “If you’re searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day surprise to leave your loved one happily speechless, Four Points Lagos offers breathtaking experiences to make this day unforgettable,” said the general manager of the hotel, Mr. Jonathan Patterson. Patterson stated that: “From its delicious meals and…

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Court sentences tailor to 12 months imprisonment for selling Indian Hemp

A 30 year-old tailor, Akeem Alao, has been convicted and sentenced to 12 months imprisonment, by a Federal High Court, Lagos, for smoking and selling Indian hemp. Alao was convicted and given the jail terms by Justice Ayotunde Faji, after pleaded guilty to a count charge of unlawful dealing in the banned weed by the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Following his guilty plea, the prosecutor, Mr. Jerry Aernan urged the court to convict and sentence him as prescribed by section 11(c) of the NDLEA Act. Cap N30, laws…

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16-year-old Anumudu wins InterswitchSPAK 1.0 National Science Competition

Sixteen year old Akachukwu Anumudu of Apostolic Faith Secondary School, Anthony, Lagos, on Saturday, February 9, 2019, emerged winner of the first edition of the InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition held in Lagos – Nigeria. He beat eight other contestants in an intense quiz session to win the grand prize of N7.5 million worth of tertiary education scholarship spread over five years, a laptop and a monthly stipend during the course of the scholarship. The first runner-up was 16-year-old Henry Umunna of the Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja. Umunna won N4 million…

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We have introduced lots of training for NCAT staff – Capt. Abdulsalam

“We are up to task of sustaining RTCE status- Capt. Abdulsalam” Captain Muhammed Abdulsalam, the Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria is a renowned professional in the aviation industry with many years of experience. Captain Abdulsalam is an alumnus of NCAT and a renowned civil aviation trainer and examiner with accreditation by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority and the Federal Civil Aviation Administration. In this interview with aviation Correspondents at the recently concluded League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) Training at NCAT, the Rector speaks…

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Man docked for Importing Codeine worth N167m

National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFADC) has arraigned a businessman, Luke Mbah, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly importing drug containing codeine valued N167 million. Mbah was arraigned before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo’s court, on a four count-charge of unlawful importation of Barcading with codeine cough syrup, Afrodic Diclofenac potassium caplets, Fees fine (cyprohetatine caplets) and De really extra Diclofenac sodium tablets. NAFADAC in the charge marked FHC/L/55c/19, alleged that the defendant, a resident of 9, Ehi Street, Ijesha, Lagos, on December 16, 2018, imported the…

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Finals of InterswitchSPAK 1.0 hits airwaves

After 15 weeks of high-octane quiz sessions, extremely entertaining and educative interactions among the students, the grand finale of the InterswitchSPAK 1.0 National Science Competition will be aired on AIT and Africa Magic Channel 154 today, Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 6pm and 7pm respectively. The first edition of the InterswitchSPAK TV Quiz competition, a brainchild of Interswitch Group, a leading Pan-African electronic payment and digital commerce company, debuted on television stations across Africa on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Other television stations on which the show will be aired are:…

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Court sentences drug exporter to 9 year imprisonment

A Federal High Court, Lagos on Friday convicted and sentenced Nigeria hard drug exporter, Diarra Saidou, to nine year imprisonment for attempting to export 355 grams of cocaine to China. The convict, aged 37, who refused to divulge his Nigeria’s name, was arrested on August 20, 2016, by the men of National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), during an outward clearance of passengers into Ethiopia Airline from Addis-Ababa to Hong Kong, at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. He was first arraigned before the court sometimes in 2016 and…

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