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Tweet excreted liquid cocaine in condoms The intervention of regional bodies has become imperative for a healthy and drug free life. “Heroin is usually smuggled from Pakistan, Iran and India but things are changing with the seizure of heroin coming from Tanzania. This is strange because they have turned drug trafficking into a relay race. The first set of traffickers...

Tweet JUBA, South Sudan—South Sudan says it shot down a Sudanese fighter jet Wednesday after two military planes dropped bombs around its oil fields, but Sudan denied it had lost such an aircraft.Military spokesman Col. Philip Aguer said the downed plane was a Sudanese MiG-29 jet fighter flying in South Sudan’s Unity State, but Sudan’s army spokesman...

Tweet Security operatives in Kano have uncovered a plot by the extremist Boko Haram sect to detonate a deadly explosion in Kano today. The Joint Task Force, an interagency team overseeing security in the ancient city, has just issued a statement saying it had found a car, laden with explosive, on Zaria Road area of the city. A spokesperson for the JTF, Lieutenant Ikebechi...

Tweet Oil rose above $123 a barrel on Thursday, bouncing from sharp falls in the previous two sessions, on growing concerns over Iranian oil supplies being disrupted due to Western sanctions. In a move that could lead to a near standstill to Iran’s crude oil exports ahead of its European Union ban from July 1, a major Chinese ship insurer will halt indemnity cover...

Tweet TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi on Wednesday called on the neighboring states to avoid joining a US-Israeli project for deploying a missile shield in the Persian Gulf. “This missile defense shield (in the Persian Gulf) is a US-Israeli project and everyone should pay attention to the fact that anyone who gets involved...

Tweet By: Our reporter, Delta state   Officers from the Delta State Police Headquarters, Asaba at about 9:20am on Saturday 17th March, 2012 invaded the family house of publishers of a local newspaper, Zion Nationale Newspapers in Okpanam to fish out one Jude and Chris Obiemenyego whom they alleged to be publishers of Zion Nationale Newspapers.   The officers...

Tweet   UDUAGHAN MEETS DELTA TRADITIONAL RULERS By: Our reporter, Delta state   The officer in-charge of operations in the Delta State Security Services (SSS) Asaba, one Mr. Chinedu was alleged to have used his position to manhandled one Mr. Maxwell Okonkwo Ezechie over a controversial land in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area.   The controversial...

Tweet The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has said its reaction to the bribery allegation against President Goodluck Jonathan, over the construction or ‘renovation’ of a church in his village, has nothing to do with religious or ethnic considerations. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party...

Tweet Written by Odimegwu Onwumere It was a fixation to read in some of the newspapers of 6th April 2012 that Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State had directed the National Poverty Eradication Programme (NEPAD) coordinators in the 17 Local Government Areas of the state to get on a project/programme that would be of profit to the bucolic natives. What made it grubby was...

Tweet   Senator Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman representing Kogi Central Senatorial District has reiterated his call for the quick completion of the dualisation of Abuja/Lokoja/Okene road to ease vehicular movement during festive periods and prevent accidents. Abatemi-Usman, who spent about 15 hours to travel from Abuja to Okene on Easter Friday due to gridlock, lamented the...