Orphan, 2 others jailed 39 months for dealing in Indian Hemp

A 21 year-old orphan, Lucky Adesua and two others have been convicted and sentenced to three years, three months imprisonment, for unlawful dealing in 2.050 kilograms of cannabis sativa, also called Indian Hemp. Others convicted and sentenced alongside the orphan are: Habeeb Yusuf, 18 years and 24 years old Maduka Uchechukwu. The trio were given the jail terms by the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday, after they had all pleaded guilty to a count each of the offence leveled against them by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).…

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Courts sentences man to 19 years imprisonment for importation of hard drugs

A Federal High Court Lagos, presided over by Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo today sentenced a 44 year-old man, Onyeuka Chirotam Slyvanus, to a total of 19 years imprisonment for unlawful importation of hard drugs . The judge passed the jail term on the convict after he pleaded guilty to three counts charges of conspiracy and unlawful importation of the said banned drugs from Kenya. The convict, according to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), was arrested on May 18, 2018, at the Murtala International Airport, Ikeja-Lagos, during inward clearance of…

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Man docked for Importing Codeine worth N167m

National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFADC) has arraigned a businessman, Luke Mbah, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly importing drug containing codeine valued N167 million. Mbah was arraigned before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo’s court, on a four count-charge of unlawful importation of Barcading with codeine cough syrup, Afrodic Diclofenac potassium caplets, Fees fine (cyprohetatine caplets) and De really extra Diclofenac sodium tablets. NAFADAC in the charge marked FHC/L/55c/19, alleged that the defendant, a resident of 9, Ehi Street, Ijesha, Lagos, on December 16, 2018, imported the…

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Company’s manager remanded over alleged fraud, issuance of dud cheque

The general manager of Cash Craft and Asset Management Limited, Mr. Ayo Balogun, has been remanded in prison custody at the order of a Federal High Court, Lagos. The order for his remand was sequel to his arraignment before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo led-court on charges bordering on alleged fraud and issuance of dud cheques, by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Balogun’s arraignment before the court on Friday, was due to a bench warrant issued by SFU and granted by the court, following his failure to…

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