17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik

(Photo): Airport Officials Nabbed

Four officials of the Nige­rian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) have been arrested over at­tempt to export 144kg of ephedrine to Maputo, Mo­zambique.

The officials included the Chief Security Supervisor of NAHCO.

The spokesman of Na­tional Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr. Mic­thel Ofoyeju, said the drug was ..........
concealed inside noodles and packed in three brown cartons with relaxers and cereals

He said that the prompt in­tervention of NDLEA officers at Nnamdi Azikiwe Interna­tional Airport (NAIA) Abuja aborted the plot.

Ofoyeju said one of the sus­pects, Victor Ahenje, a load controller, who is linked with the conspiracy is on the run and has been declared wanted. He said that the plot was to smuggle the drugs out of the country in an Ethiopian Air­lines’ flight.

The NDLEA Commander at the Abuja Airport, Mr. Hamisu Lawan, said some officials at the cargo section were invited for questioning and four NAHCO workers were detained. “Those being interrogated in respect of the seized drug include the Chief Security Supervisor, Mr. Audu Garba, two security officers, Nasiru Ibrahim and Haruna Abdullahi as well as a driver, Adamu Dasura.

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He said that preliminary investigation suggests serious lapses on the part of NACHO security in charge of cargo.
The Chairman of the NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd) called for proper vetting and re-vetting of airport personnel to prevent acts of sabotage and compromise which could un­dermine national security.