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Grandmother, pregnant woman, others arrested with 5,527kg of drugs

  Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 60-year-old grandmother and a pregnant woman among those busted during interdiction operations. Spokesman of the agency, Femi Babafemi said: “During theoperstions 5,527.15 kilograms of methamphetamine and cannabis sativa, as well as 132,090 tablets of tramadol and 2,000 bottles of codeine were seized …

Serving Senator escapes assassination in Abuja

  A serving Senator Sani Musa (All Progressives Congress, APC Niger East), on Saturday, escaped an assassination attempt. It was learnt that the assassins, numbering nine, stormed Senator Musa’s home in Abuja around 11 pm. A former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the APC, Femi Fani-Kayode, confirmed the attack via a Twitter post. Fani-Kayode …

INEC: Our facilities attacked again in Imo

  Onyekachi Eze, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said its office was attacked again in Imo State – the second in three days. Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee Festus Okoye in a statement on Sunday, said the latest attack occurred in Oru West Local Government Area the early hours of Sunday. …

Nasarawa must surpass previous festival records, says commissioner

  Charles Ogundiya, Asaba The Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Nasarawa State, Ambassador Isaac Yargwa, has said the target of the state is to come out among the top 10 at the ongoing 21st National Sports Festival tagged, Asaba 2022. While addressing media at the weekend, Yargwa said the state has been working hard …

Fresh strike looms in varsities as ASUU holds NEC meeting

  There is a palpable fear of a fresh round of strikes in Nigerian public universities as the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, holds its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Calabar, Cross River State. It was learnt that the meeting started on Saturday, November 3, and is still ongoing at the time of …

Morocco’s ‘avocado head’ plots another World Cup shock

  Spain will be favourites to beat Morocco in the World Cup last 16 on Tuesday but the teams’ experiences in the group phase were a reminder of the unpredictability of tournament football. Spain, who humbled Costa Rica 7-0 in their opening game, finished second in Group E behind Japan while Morocco defied the odds …

SERAP institutes legal action against Buhari over missing ecological funds 

  Francis Iwuchukwu   The Federal Government, led by President Muhammadu Buhari, has been dragged before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, over alleged failure to probe the spending of trillions of ecological funds by governments at all levels from 2001 to date, and to ensure the prosecution of suspected perpetrators of corruption …

Qatar 2022: Pragmatic style pays off for Van Gaal’s Netherlands

  Louis van Gaal’s Netherlands have been repeatedly criticised for being “too boring” but a clinical counter-attacking display on Saturday saw them pick off the United States to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup. The veteran coach suggested a reporter should “go home” if he thought the Dutch were not entertaining enough after a …

Tireless Modric leading by example at World Cup as Croatia face Japan

  Croatia’s squad features only a few of the players which led them to the World Cup final in 2018, runners-up to France, but Luka Modric is defying time to be one of those few constants. The 37-year-old Real Madrid midfielder worked tirelessly across the full 90 minutes of the 0-0 draw with Belgium on …

Colombia makes progress in peace talks with rebels

  Peace talks between Colombia’s government and the ELN rebel group have reached a first point of agreement, the country’s president has said. President Gustavo Petro made the remarks during a visit to the province of Western Antioquia. Both sides have agreed that indigenous people displaced by the conflict should be guaranteed safe return to …

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