Kogi Staff Screening: Police Superintendent Arrested Over Pension Scam

Mr. Muhammed Alhaji Yusuf, a Superintendent of Police with Force NO-86581 was apprehended on 6th March 2017 by the  State Staff Screening Appeal Committee. Muhammed Alhaji Yusuf, a serving Police Officer attached to Kaduna State Police Command, was discovered to be fraudulently receiving monthly pension from Idah Local Government for the past 12(twelve) years between…

Gov Bello Saves 10-Months Old Baby at Screening Center

By Gbenga Olorunpomi A Kogi State civil servant, Mrs. Habibat Abubakar Abdulkareem, had her fervent prayers answered on Monday, 6th February, when the Governor of the state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, promised to foot the medical bills of her 10-months-old son, Abdulfatai Abdulkareem, who is suffering from a hole in the heart. The Governor made the…

Kogi Screening: Gov Bello Inaugurates Appeal Committee

In the bid to ensure that all genuine workers in the State Civil Service are cleared, and address complaints emanating from the recently submitted report of the Staff Verification and Complaints Review Committee, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has inaugurated a 32-members Appeal Committee. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Petra Akinti Onyebule hinted…

Magu’s fears confirmed, rejected by Senate

The Senate, on Thursday, rejected the confirmation of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. Ripples Nigeria had earlier exclusively reported that out of anxiety, Magu had recruited Ali Ndume to intensify lobby of lawmakers who can sway the pendulum in his favour. The report also noted that…

Saudi-Bound Nigerian Pilgrim Excretes 76 Cocaine Wraps

A pilgrim heading to Medina, Saudi Arabia, to perform the annual pilgrimage has tested positive to narcotic ingestion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said in a statement Friday. Basira Binuyo, 55, was arrested during the outward screening of passengers on an Emirate flight to Medina through Dubai….

NDLEA Nabs 2 Drug Traffickers In Abuja, Lagos Airports

A 55-year-old female pilgrim to Medina, Saudi Arabia to perform the annual pilgrimage, Mrs Binuyo Basira Iyabo has tested positive to narcotic ingestion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja while another Hong Kong bound passenger, Diara Sauduo was also found to have inserted 7 wraps of cocaine weighing 355 grammes inside his anus…

Mass wedding: Kano Government screens 1,000 prospective couples

The Kano State Hisbah Board said it had commenced medical screening of 1,000 prospective couples for the next Mass Wedding Programme in the state. NAN reports that no fewer than 4, 395 prospective couples were registered by the state government to participate in the programme. The Director General of the board, Dr Abba Sufi, told…

NDLEA arrests female pilgrim to Saudi Arabia for drugs

BY CHRISTOPHER OJI A 55-year-old female pilgrim to Medina, Saudi Arabia has tested positive to narcotics. Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, arrested and placed her under observation. The suspect, Mrs. Binuyo Basira Iyabo, has so far excreted 76 pellets of substances found to…

PDP invites the Police to arrest all those buying PVCs in Edo

Whereas, the People Democratic Party candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu is using his ongoing seven days free cervical cancer screening to assist the needy in Edo State, the All Progressives Party candidate has intensified his criminal and deceitful activity of buying PVCs for N2000 and N5000. There is no better way to show that the APC

Saudi-bound female pilgrim caught, excretes 76 pellets of cocaine

A 55-year-old female passenger’s planned pilgrimage to this year’s hajj came to an abrupt end at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, after she was arrested for alleged narcotic ingestion. Basira Iyabo Binuyo has already excreted seventy-six (76) pellets of substances found to be cocaine, according to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)….