Author: NAN

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decorated the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Kano Bureau Chief, Aminu Garko, as the agency’s “Ambassador for War Against Drug Abuse” in the state. The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, NDLEA, Brig.-Gen Mohammed Buba-Marwa (rted), performed the decoration Tuesday in Kano. Buba-Marwa, represented by NDLEA State Commander, Abubakar Idris-Ahmad, said the agency seized nine tonnes of illicit drugs worth N1.5 billion and arrested 1,078 suspects in Kano State in 2022. He said the agency also discovered and destroyed six farms of Cannabis sativa in five local government areas of the state. “Adequate and proper…

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The Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Fleur Hassan-Nahoum has called for the support of more women in political positions, saying women are critical decision makers and peace building advocates. Hassan-Nahoum made the appeal while fielding  questions from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Sunday in Jerusalem on women participation in Nigeria’s upcoming general elections. This is also as she harped on the need for women to support each other, be good mentors to younger girls, the change of certain cultures and legislations to encourage more women vie for political offices. “We should be a sisterhood, we can achieve a lot if…

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My view is grounded against the backdrop that INEC, as the sole organ responsible for the preparation and conduct of elections in Nigeria, is well abreast with the relevant position of the law, and same would be lax to make such comments or publication. 

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