80-year-old woman, grand-daughter, others nabbed with 192kg cocaine, heroin in Ondo

May 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

An 80-year-old woman, Mrs. Mary Adebayo, her 19-year-old granddaughter, Funmilola Adebayo and two other ladies have been arrested in Akure, the Ondo state capital by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for selling assorted illicit drugs like cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, tramadol, swinol and skuchies. A press statement by NDLEA Director of Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, Read More

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Why FCTA re-introduced park and pay – Emetu

May 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

Mr. Kalu Emetu is the head of public relations and enlightenment, Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), also known as the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO). In this interview with PAUL OKAH, he speaks on the Park and Pay Policy in the FCT, the reasons for the past failure and the re-introduction of the Read More

How to curtail drug abuse in schools

April 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

Drugs are medical substances admitted by professional medical practitioners to sick people. Drug abuse is the misuse of those drugs to cope with personal problems most times. Any student who engaged him/herself in this act of drug abuse could cause problems to the body organs. The symptoms of drug abuse include sleepiness, slow-talking, violence, and the rest, that’s why most Read More

Human trafficking, a national security threat – NAPTIP DG

April 20, 2021 Ifeanyi Emeka 0

Director General National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim has called for the establishment of an effective counter trafficking structures and policies that will mitigate the prevalence of human trafficking across the globe. The NAPTIP DG who stated this at the graduation ceremony of officers of the agency who participated in the Law Enforcement Read More