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NDLEA Intercepts 1.5m Tramadol In Edo

By Ibrahim Ismail, Kano About 1.5 million tablets and capsules of pharmaceutical opioids such as Tramadol, Exol-5, and Diazepam have been intercepted in Edo State by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday 14th January. The

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Seven Months On, NIWA-Onitsha River Port Remains Unoperational

Charles Ebi In October 2020, the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, piloted the arrival of the first cargoes from Onne Port in Rivers State to the Onitsha River Port in Anambra State by barges. NIWA had said the ceremony marked

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48 Hours After, Onitsha Witnesses Another Petrol Tanker Explosion

A fuel-laden tanker has exploded at Upper Iweka near Omagba, along the Enugu/Onitsha Expressway, and as the other incidence, the tanker spilled its content, which flowed through an underground tunnel into Heritage Street before it exploded. Eyewitnesses said the incidence

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Petrol Tanker Explosion In Anambra Rakes Havoc, Kills Mother, Child

BY MOSES OKORIE The fire disaster caused by a petrol tanker explosion at Upper Iweka area of Onitsha, Anambra State has raked a lot of havoc in the area. It has been reported that a woman and her child lost

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Tanker Carrying Petrol Explodes In Onitsha

The Anambra State Police Command has confirmed that truck carrying petroleum product has exploded at Upper Iweka in Onitsha, the commercial nerve centre of the state. Commissioner of Police, John Abang, has visited scene for on-the-spot assessment. The Fire Service

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Tragedy: 3 die in Onitsha mysterious well

The mysterious death of three persons in a well located at No. 1, Hanik Street, at the Trans Nkisi Federal Housing, 33, Onitsha, has re-ignited the call for the completion of the Greater Onitsha Water Scheme. The News Agency of

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