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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Is New WTO Director-General; First African, First Woman In Post

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the new Director-General at the World Trade Organization. She is slated to be the first woman, and the first African, to lead the institution. Today’s announcement that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is to be the new director-general of the World Trade Organization is a tremendous boost for Africa and lines her up for one of the toughest jobs ...

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End SARS: Hoodlums Stole 110 Tractors From Our Warehouse – Yola Farmers

The Chairman, North East Commodity Association, NECAS, Alhaji Sadiq Umar-Daware, has said that hoodlums who took advantage of the End SARS protest, have made away with 110 new tractors and implements from the association’s warehouse in Yola. Umar-Daware made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, NAN reports. He said the hoodlums broke into another warehouse filled with ...

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Fear Grips Residents As Police Abandon Streets In Lagos Abuja

By: Marygift Sunday Fear has gripped residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and Lagos State due to the absence of policemen on the streets. They have also withdrawn from major highways since the weekend. Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu last Saturday ordered the mobilisation of all police operational assets and resources to bring an end to the violence, ...

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NAFDAC Blacklists Indian Firm, Mars Remedies For Drug Falsification

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has blacklisted an Indian company for manufacturing falsified drugs for a pharmaceutical company located in Lagos. Moji Adeyeye, director-general of the agency, in a statement on Sunday, announced the ban on importation of all drugs manufactured by the Indian company. She explained that the company illegally manufactured ...

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Six Feared Dead As Hoodlums Defy Curfew, Vandalise NYSC Camp, Others

No fewer than six people including a youth Corps member died in a stampede as hoodlums vandalise government warehouses in Jalingo. Besides government warehouses at FGGC road, TSTC park and THU road, other warehouses and businesses belonging to private individuals were also vandalised by the hoodlums. Though the deputy governor of the state, Alhaji Haruna Manu had announced the imposition ...

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Gunshots Rent The Air As Hoodlums Loot Ex-Speaker Dogara’s House In Jos

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the resident of former speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara in Jos, Plateau state capital. According to a report by The PUNCH, the hoodlums defied the ongoing curfew imposed by the state government to also invade other buildings in search of COVID-19 palliatives. Dogara’s house was attacked about 9 am, an eyewitness told newsmen. Policemen and ...

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My Thugs Were Caged When Hoodlums Looted My House- Folarin

The lawmaker representing Oyo-Central senatorial district, Senator Teslim Folarin, says his thugs were ‘caged’ when hoodlums stormed his Ibadan residence on Saturday to cart away several items such as motorcycles, freezers, generators, and grinding machines he claims were meant for the empowerment of his constituents. Folarin, who is a member of the All Progressives Congress, said this during a chat ...

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Arson: High Court Exhibits, Files Missing, Says Lagos CJ

*Begs lawyers to make case files available for court archive Segun James The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Kazeem Alogba, has said that most of the exhibits and files tendered in various cases in the Lagos State High Court located at Igbosere, have been destroyed by arsonists who attacked the court when the EndSARS protest turned violent. Alogba disclosed this ...

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Attacks On Lagos Targeted At Weakening South West Economy – Govs

Last Wednesday’s attacks on public infrastructure and private businesses across Lagos were aimed at weakening economic power of the South West, Governors from the region have declared. They spoke on Sunday after undertaking a tour of public assets and private properties destroyed in Wednesday’s coordinated arson in Lagos State. The Governors, who undertook the tour with Ministers from the region, ...

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Kaduna Govt Raises Alarm Over Impending Health Risks On Looted Drugs And Grains At NAFDAC Office

The National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has updated the Kaduna State Government about the items looted on Saturday from their warehouse in the Narayi area of Chikun Local Government Area. The agency hinted that the looted items include expired, prohibited and dangerous drugs. To this end, it warned that Persons who consume such drugs are ...

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