NDLEA urges communities to expose illicit drug dealers in their areas

By Sunny A. David, Awka The National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has urged Communities to identify and expose those selling and circulating illicit drugs in their areas to reduce the burden of drug abuse in the society. In a lecture during a programme organized by the Special Marshall Unit of the State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps at FRSC Headquarters Awka, the State Director of the Agency, Mr. Sule Momodu said the fight against illicit drugs should be a collective responsibility. Mr. Momodu explained that illicit…

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Madonna takes on frightening world with new album ‘Madame X’

File photo: 2019 Billboard Music Awards- Show – Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., May 1, 2019 – Madonna performs with Maluma (not shown). REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo Gun control, poverty and the marginalised, Madonna’s new album “Madame X” sees the Queen of Pop wanting to “fight back” in what she sees as a frightening modern world. Madonna also said she was horrified by moves to restrict LGTBQ and women’s rights, namely in her native United States. “If you’re talking about the far right and the rights that are being taken away from,…

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Onitsha Catholic archdiocese sanctions 2 priests for disobedience

By Sunny A. David, Onitsha The Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha has sanctioned two Priests from the diocese for acts of insubordination. The priests; Reverend Fathers Michael Chigbata and Joseph Onuorah were sanctioned for celebrating masses in parts of the Archdiocese, using what they called Traditional Catholic Mass. In a press statement issued by the Chancellor of the Archdiocese, Very Rev. Fr. Prudentius Emeka Aroh which was made available to our correspondent in Onitsha described them as disobedient priests and called for prayers for them to change their ways. The statement…

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Civil societies and media coalition condemns malicious social media attacks against NSCDC management

The Governor of Plateau State, Mr. Simon Lalong when he paid a confidence building courtesy visit to NSCDC DG, Abdullahi Gana Mohammadu (left) The Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG) has condemned malicious and spurious text messages circulated in the social media by fifth columnists and agent provocateurs against the proactive leadership of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). As champions and propagators of transparency, good governance and accountability in Nigeria over the years, these malicious, spurious messages and smear campaigns…

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Group condemns senseless killings by ISWAP in Lake Chad region, charges supranational bodies to rise in support of Nigeria

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Buratai Following series of heightened attacks by the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) around the Lake Chad Basin, the Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has called for the intervention of the international community. With the Nigerian military effectively chasing out Boko Haram leftovers, the sect switched focus to the Lake Chad region , wrecking havoc on helpless women and children. Remnants of Boko Haram elements dislodged from the north-east region had converged around the area forming an alliance with displaced…

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