NDLEA arraigns Brazil returnee for smuggling 2.05kg of cocaine to Nigeria

Men of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) today, arraigned one Ezekiel Chibuzor, who allegedly brought to Nigeria 2.050 kilogrammes of Cocaine from Brazil without lawful authority. The defendant was arraigned before Justice Akintoye Aluko led-court on a count charge bordering on the offence. The prosecutor, Abu Ibrahim, told the court that the defendant was arrested with the drug on April 16, at the arrival Hall of Murtala Mohammed international Airport, during the inward clearance of passengers on Qatar Airways flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil. He told the court that the…

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Marketer docked for defrauding accountant of N5.2m 

A 35 year-old United Arab Emirates based marketer, Jamiu Adewale, was today, arraigned before a Lagos Federal High Court, for allegedly defraud a Charter Accountant, Albert Olaniyl Folorunsho, of the total sum of N5.2 million. The defendant was arraigned before court presided over by Justice Akintoye Aluko on a six count-charge of Conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence, threatening and cybercrime by the men of Police Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi-Lagos. Arraigning the defendant, the prosecutor, Mr. Henry Obiaze, told the court that the defendant committed the offences between January and March 2021.…

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Restarting tourism in Nigeria: The NATOP new template

Nigerian Association of Tour Operators, NATOP Annual General Meeting, AGM offered the tourism body and other stakeholders the opportunity to share their new template for restarting tourism in the country after the ravaging impact of Covid 19 on the travel and tourism industry globally. The 2021 AGM hosted by one of the leading tourism states in Nigeria, Akwa Ibom ushered in a new template well articulated by experienced tourism professionals. Akwa Ibom state which is poised at promoting its tourism offering lashed on the AGM to drive tourist traffic to…

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NAMA simulates aircraft search and rescue operations

Ahead of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) audit coming up by first quarter of 2022, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Saturday joined forces with critical stakeholders in  aviation emergency rescue operations  to conduct a live aeronautic simulation of an air crash which occurred at the Mafoluku area of Oshodi in Lagos, a few meters from Runway 18 Left and the local airport, Ikeja. Code named “SAREXNAMA 2021,” the search and rescue exercise focused on a disaster that could result from an air crash and create mass casualty…

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