Again, IG Idris Shuns Senate

For the second time in nine days, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has once again failed to show up at the Senate as ordered by the senate. Idris was represented by the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Joshak Habila, for his appearance before the Senate on the arrest and detention of Senator Dino Melaye last week. A security source had informed the magazine that the IG had arrived at the National Assembly ‎Complex while the Senate had begun a closed-door session. It was however reliably gathered that the IG is…

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Expired G-Glutamin Syrup Causes Concern

By Akinwale Kasali Greenlife Pharmaceuticals Limited, makers of G-Glutamin Syrup has intensify efforts to mop up expired G-Glutamin Syrup after public outcry against the brand. For the past three months, the magazine has observed that  expired G-Glutamin Syrup are still been sold in the market. The law stipulates that three months before the expiration of a drug, it must be off the shelf and not to be sold or consumed. But reverse is the case of G-Glutamin Syrup. It is still been sold in the market, which poses a threat…

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Okorocha Unleashes Terror On Imo Communities

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Imo state government under Governor Rochas Okorocha has allegedly concluded arrangements to resort to brute force to enforce the newly introduced #3,000 levy on every taxable person in every community in the state. However, communities in the state are girding their loins for a battle against the levy. Feelers from virtually all the over 500 autonomous communities in Imo indicate that the levy is not popular with the people and will therefore not be paid, threats of severe of sanctions for obstinate communities and their traditional rulers…

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2019: Intense lobby for Buhari second term begins

Intensive lobbying is said to be going on in Nigeria in connection with Buhari’s second term agenda, raising fears that those that raised opposition against his contesting may have capitulated on their position. Three former presidents and a retired Chief of staff gave a scatting verdict against the second term bid. Olusegun  Obasanjo wrote a verdict on the second term, advising Buhari not to run. Ibrahim Babangida insisted he must relinquish power to the younger generation while Theophilus Danjuma asked natives to protect themselves because the army is not to…

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FG Bans Codeine Syrup

By Akinwale Kasali Following the abuse of codeine based syrup by Nigeria youths, the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control to ban with immediate effect further issuance of permits for the importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough preparations. This statement was made by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole yesterday. The directive came less than 48 hours after a documentary titled, ‘Sweet, Sweet Codeine,’ was aired on BBC. The documentary which has…

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Land owner fears for his life over legal tussles on his land

By Chibuike Osuji Aderotimi Lateef Balogun, a Lagos based business man has alleged that since he bought a piece of land from a Lagos Lawyer and Estate Agent, Babatunde Olabode Johnson, Principle Partner, Johnson and Johnson Solicitors, his life has been a nightmare following litigation that followed the land purchase and subsequent threat to his life. According to Balogun, he has been trailed by unknown men since the he bought the land in 2012 without being informed that it is under litigation. Trouble started in 2012 when Balogun purchased a…

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Tax Debt: OAU Sealed

By Akinwale Kasali For several weeks now, Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has been in the news over sex for marks scandal that rocked the institution. Officials of the Osun State Internal Revenue Service today stormed the institution, and sealed the main gate and the administrative block over a tax debt of N1.8 billion. The magazine gathered the officials of the revenue agency, together with heavily armed security operatives, stormed the university and sealed the institution after getting an order of the court to do so.  An official…

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Abducted Customs Officer Feared Killed

By Stephen Ubanna Hopes of rescuing Rasheed Abdulsalam, the abducted Customs driver, attached to the Nigeria Customs, NCS, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, Ikeja, by a combined  team of the Customs, Army and the police who had been in search for him  looks slim as people feared that he  may have been killed . This is evident going by the rumours making the rounds in Sango Otta, Ogun state  and its  environs that he has been killed by the” fireworks”. The rumour became  more pronounced  last week   that ”…

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USA Financial Aid: Trump Exposes Buhari’s Government

By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari visits to the United States on the invitation of  Donald Trump  appears to have revealed how the United states had been giving  $1 billion in foreign aid annually to Nigeria . The US President may have opened because he felt his country needed something  in return from Nigeria for the financial aids. ”We think we are owed that”, Trump had said. Trump revelation of   the US $1 billion yearly  financial aid  to Nigeria may had come as a surprise to many who are still…

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