Bus driver, assistant sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for Trafficking 564.55 Kg of Marijuana

A bus driver, Ifeanyi Okorie, 39, and his assistant popularly called Motorboy, Israel Nwachukwu, 23, were today convicted and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, by a Lagos Federal High Court, for unlawful transportation of 564.55 Kilograms of Cannabis Sativa also known as Marijuana. In addition to the jail-term, the driver and his assistant were ordered to perform two months community service of one hour par day, anywhere in Eti-Osa Local Government area of Lagos State. They were also ordered to provide a credible sureties, that will stand for them during…

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Court sentences man arrested with 4.2 tonnes of Marijuana to 5 years imprisonment

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, convicted and sentenced a 24 year-old man, Yusuf Taofeek, to five years imprisonment, for unlawful transportation of 4, 238.29 Kilogrames of Cannabis Sativa, popularly called marijuana. Justice Daniel Osiagor, gave the man the jail-term, after he pleaded guilty to the two counts charge of conspiracy to transport and unlawful transportation of the prohibited leaves, made against him by the men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). NDLEA lawyer, Lambert Nor, had arraigned the convict before the court on the two counts charge,…

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Court jails nursing mother 6 years for drug trafficking

A Lagos Federal High Court, has convicted and sentenced a nursing mother, Adeoye Oluwakemi Fatimoh, to six years imprisonment, for trafficking in banned substances. Justice Tijjani Ringim who presided over the court, gave the convict the jail terms, after she pleaded guilty to two counts charge of unlawful export of 1.10 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa popularly called marijuana and 17 grams of Rohypnol, a Psychotropic Substance, made against her by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). NDLEA lawyer, Mr. Abu Ibrahim, while arraigning the convict, told the court that…

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Court sentences woman to 3 years imprisonment for receiving drugs from foreign based daughter

An Ibadan, Oyo State based woman, Igbinosun Sandra Esther, has been convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment, for receiving 5.5 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa, also known as marijuana, from her south Africa based daughter. Esther, a resident of Adunkole Agbofieti Street, Apata, Ibadan, Oyo State, was given the jail-term by Justice Daniel Osiagor of a Lagos Federal High Court, after she pleaded guilty to a count charge of unlawful importation of the said banned substance, made against him by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The NDLEA’s prosecutor,…

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Court sentences 2 Access Bank staff to 3 years imprisonment for removing N9.4m from customer’s account

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja presided over by Justice Mojisola Olajuwon on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 sentenced two Access Bank staff to three years imprisonment for removing N9.4m from a customer’s account. The two Access Bank Staff identified as Agbo John Agama and Edoh Steve were convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment for conspiracy, aiding, and abetting fraud to the tune of N9.4 million. According to the charge, the convicts — while being employees of Access Bank Plc, Makurdi Branch, Benue State — and others now at…

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NDLEA intercepts drug consignments in wooden statue, imported vehicle

.. Seizes 3,975kgs skunk, 58,200 tramadol pills in Kaduna, Kano, Imo, Lagos raids; arrests 11 suspects Attempts by elements of Organised Criminal Groups to use various disingenuous modes of concealment to import consignments of illicit substances into Nigeria and export same to the United Kingdom, and United Arab Emirate through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja and Tincan seaport in Lagos have been thwarted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. No less than 37.5 kilograms of such illicit consignments were intercepted in the past week,…

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Brazil returnee arrested with 105 parcels of cocaine in candies on Christmas Day

.. As NDLEA nabs 3 traffickers with 256kgs illicit drugs in Kwara, Kogi, Niger Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted a Brazil returnee, Agbasi Prosper Chux with 105 parcels of cocaine concealed in candies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos on Christmas Day. The suspect was arrested at the D arrival hall of the MMIA during inward clearance of passengers from Sao Paulo, Brazil via Doha on Qatar Airways on Monday, 25th December 2022 following credible intelligence. An initial search of the suspects…

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NDLEA intercepts Xmas Colorado, cannabis juice consignments at Lagos airport, seaport

.. 2 dock workers, businessman, 9 others arrested in Lagos, Kano, Imo, Abuja Consignments of Colorado concealed in vehicles imported from Montreal, Canada and packs of cannabis juice flown in from South Africa, meant for distribution ahead of the Christmas festive season, have been intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Tincan seaport, Apapa and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, both in Lagos state. At least, 12 suspects including two dock workers and a wine shop businessman have so far been arrested…

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NDLEA intercepts Brazil returnee with parcels of cocaine, others in powdered milk, baby food at Lagos airport

.. Arrests 16 suspects, seizes tons of narcotics in Akala, Idumota Lagos raids; 4,448kgs in Ondo, Delta, Kebbi Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, have intercepted parcels of cocaine concealed in different parts of a travel bag brought into Nigeria by a Brazil returnee, Nwadinobi Charles Uchemadu from Sao Paulo, Brazil via Doha on a Qatar Airways flight. Uchemadu was arrested on Monday 5th December at the Lagos airport during inward clearance of passengers on the Qatar airways flight…

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2 women bag 24 months imprisonment for human trafficking

Two women, Osunabi Fatimoh and Olayinka Eniola, were Tuesday’s convicted and sentenced to 24 months imprisonment, by a Lagos Federal High Court, for human trafficking. Justice Hadizat Rabiu-Shagari, who presided over the court, gave the two women the jail-term, after pronouncing them of two out of three counts charge of conspiracy and trafficking in person, made against them by the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP). In convicting and sentencing the two women who are residents of No.5 Itun-Oloja Street Poka, Epe, and,…

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