Daily Archives: July 24, 2013

National drug-concealed

A suspected drug trafficker arrested recently by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has allegedly confessed that he went into the illegal business to raise money to take care of his Brazilian wife. The suspect, simply identified as Ogbona, together with one other was arrested on his way from Brazil with ceramics allegedly stuffed with cocaine.

COVER policemen

Gunmen on Monday night attacked Darazo Divisional Police Station and a commercial bank in Bauchi State, killing one policeman and two girls. The armed men also injured another girl during the attack. Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Hassan Mohammed confirmed the incident to newsmen yesterday in Bauchi.


Senate yesterday gave 24-hour ultimatum to its Committee on Appropriation to conclude work on the amendment of the N4.987 trillion 2013 budget. The Senator Ahmed Mohammed Maccido-led committee is expected to submit the report to the whole house for consideration and passage into law today.

Abuja Metro dan zaria

Since the days of President Shehu Shagari, a particular man has been the first citizen’s animals’ keeper. Shagari left office some 30 years ago. That means the man, who was hired then and just died at 58, took up the job in his 20s.

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