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Four suspects arrested as police raid illicit drug factory in Bayelsa

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Four suspects arrested as police raid illicit drug factory in Bayelsa

Four suspects have been arrested following a raid carried out by police officers at a criminal hideout used in producing and selling illicit drugs at Gbarantoru community, a suburb of Yenagoa and arrested four suspected dealers.

 

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The state police spokesperson, Asinim Buswat said the anti-kidnapping unit of the command acted on a tip-off and raided the hideout.

 

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A large quantity of Crystal Meth, substances suspected to be Indian hemp and other illicit drugs were recovered during the raid. 

 

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Buswat said; 

 

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“Based on a tip-off that criminals are producing and selling illicit drugs at Gbarantoru community, a suburb of Yenagoa, operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit Bayelsa State Command, on 11 April 2022, at about 0300 hours, raided the hideout and recovers a large quantity of Crystal Meth, substances suspected to be Indian hemp and other illicit drugs.

“One Josephine Chibuzo, a female aged 51; Chibuzor Uzor, a male aged 33; Timi Peter, a male, aged 25 and Favour Josiah; a female aged 25 years were arrested.

“The suspects are undergoing interrogation and upon conclusion of the investigation will be charged to court”

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I’m proud of Bello’s development records in Kogi – Hafsat Abiola

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Ms Hasfat Abiola-Costello, the Director-General, Yahaya Bello Presidential Campaign Organisation, has said she will stand with Governor Yahaya Bello (GYB) of Kogi State in the race for the APC presidential ticket and not South West aspirants.

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Abiola-Costello said she is throwing her weight behind Bello because she had seen in him, qualities of the kind of leader Nigeria needed at this point in time.

She said this on Monday while addressing newsmen in Lagos ahead of the APC presidential primaries slated for May 30 and 31, in Abuja.

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Abiola-Costello, daughter of the winner of the 1993 presidential election, late Chief MKO Abiola, said she chose Bello over all other South West aspirants because she had seen in him, a true commitment to the progress of the country.

She also said she is proud of the governor’s records in Kogi.

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Abiola-Costello, however, said Bello was a loyal and respectful person, who would carry everyone along after he emerged.

On the economy, she noted that statistics from the World Bank on states’ accountability rating in Nigeria indicated that Kogi ranked top among other states in the country.

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She said: “This is a man who met a debt profile of about N135 billion in Kogi when he assumed office in 2016 but had been able to reduce it to about N70 billion.

“This is in addition to his huge investments in education, agriculture, security and infrastructural developments.

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“The World Bank accountability ranking of states in Nigeria evaluated Kogi as second in 2017, first in 2020 and 2020.

“The draft report for 2020 shows that Kogi scored 100 per cent in all the areas and from indications, the state will maintain the first position in 2021, judging from the draft report that was released just yesterday.

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“I am proud of Bello because of his development records in Kogi. This is a governor that is always looking for progress and the development of the lives of his people.

“This is me, a Yoruba, supporting someone from North Central.

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“There is no progress without demands, I lost both my parents, though unfortunately because Nigerians believed in them. I’ve been working with GYB for a while and I have seen that he has the courage and intelligence to deliver Nigeria.”

She said as one of the foremost presidential aspirants of the party, Bello had reached out to party stakeholders in nearly all parts of the country, adding that he stood a better chance to clinch the party’s ticket than others. (NAN)

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Ik Osakioduwa’s Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, And Education

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Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa is a Nigerian radio and television on-air personality. He was known to most just as Wildchild but since his marriage, has been known as simply IK.  He is known for his work with Rhythm 93.7 FM, but he is also a presenter on MNet’s Studio 53 and is best known as the presenter of Big Brother Africa. Here’s Ik Osakioduwa Biography, Age, Net worth, Wife, Children, Education, Occupation, etc.

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Who is IK?

Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa was born May 21, 1979 in Lagos. His parents are homemaker Felicia Oviawe and Brigadier General Samuel Oviawe, he is the middle child of five children. I.k. started out on stage at a young age, acting in stage plays and being in the choir as early as age 7. At age 15 along with some of his siblings and cousins recorded a tape in which he pretended to be a radio show host taking calls from listeners.

Full name: Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa

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Stage name: Ik, Wild Child

Date of birth: May 21, 1979

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Age: 43

Place of birth: Lagos

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State of origin: Edo State

Nationality: Nigerian

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Spouse: Olohije Osakioduwa (m. 2008)

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Parents: Rtd Gen Sam & Mrs. Felicia Oviawe

Children: Osahar and Micah

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Siblings: 5

Ik Osakioduwa

Ik Osakioduwa

Net worth: $7 million

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Education: University of Lagos, King’s College, Lagos

Occupation: On-air personality, TV Presenter, TV Producer, MD Lite Communication Limited

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Awards: Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for African Broadcaster of the Year (Male)

Social media: [email protected]https://www.instagram.com/ikosakioduwa/

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While studying Ik Osakioduwatook part in many stage plays and concerts, where he discovered and groomed his talent as a Master of Ceremonies/Host. After graduating from University in 2001, Ik Osakioduwa worked for Rhythm 93.7 FM, as a presenter popularly known as The Wild Child (thanks to his humorous and unpredictable personality).

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Kano prison official allegedly kills trader over cigarette

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Kano prison official allegedly kills trader over cigarette

A yet-to-be-identified official of the Goron Dutse Correctional Centre in Kano has allegedly killed a trader who refused to give him a stick of cigarette.

 

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DailyTrust reports that there was a misunderstanding between the duo after the trader refused to sell the cigarette to the officer.

 

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“We can’t really say, but, it seemed like the officer was owing the trader and this time around, he refused to sell to him which triggered his response as he suddenly shot him,” a witness said

 

It was gathered that the bullet that was fired at the trader went through his stomach and hit another person on his leg.

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The victims were thereafter rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in Kano where the trader was confirmed dead.

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Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in Kano, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said the police are still trying to ascertain the identity of the slain trader.

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The correctional center is yet to comment on the incident.

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