Court grants NDLEA approval to destroy explosive-laden container

A Lagos Federal High Court, on Monday, granted the request of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to destroy a 1×20 feet container housing 381 bags of Ammonium Nitrate, a Chemical used in producing explosive. Th court presided by Justice Ayokunle Faji, gave NDLEA the permission to destroy the said chemical, after listening to the submission of the agency’s lawyer, Mr. Fingere Owen Dinneys, for who argued an exparte application and affidavit in support for the order. In pleading to Justice Faji for the order, Barrister Dinneys told the…

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Court sentences man to 2months imprisonment for dealing in hard drugs

Justice Nicholas Oweibo, of Lagos Federal High Court, has convicted and sentenced one Oluseyi Oladapo, to two months ‘suspended imprisonment’, for unlawful dealing and production of hard drugs Justice Oweibo, gave the verdict on the convict, after he changed his plea, on the charges made against him by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The 41 years old convict, also called Dayo, who is a son a Nigerian Professor father and a Dane mother, was brought before the court on September 4, 2020, by the NDLEA on four counts…

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NDLEA arraigns South Africa returnee for importing 5.3kg heroine

A 48 year-old, South Africa returnee, Obi Ofodile Conrad, have been arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for alleged importation of 5.340 kilograms of heroine into Nigeria. The South Africa returnee was arraigned before Justice Saliu Saidu led-court, by the men of National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on charges bordering on illegal importation of the said drug and aiding and abetting. NDLEA in a charge marked FHC/L/393c/18, alleged that the defendant while being cleared on October 19, from a South African Airway, coming from Johannesburg, at the E-arrival…

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Drug trafficking: Court sentences man to 37 years imprisonment, as Congolese bags 4 years

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, sentenced a 36 year-old, Efobi Onyeka Innocent, to a total of 37 years imprisonment, for unlawful importation of 1.515 kilograms of Cocaine into Nigeria, from Brazil. The convict was arraigned before the court by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on three counts charge which bordered on unlawful possession of the said drug and conspiracy to unlawfully import the said drug into the country. The offences which are contrary to and punishable under sections 11(d) 11(b) and 14(b) of the National Drug Law Enforcement…

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Alleged drug trafficker urges Court to unfreeze account

Justices Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court, Lagos, has fixed December 11, for ruling in an application filed by a suspected drug trafficker, Eze Remigus Rapuruchukwu, against the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), over his seized N208.5 million in a bank The NDLEA by a consent of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) had  obtained an order of the court placing a Post No Debit (PND) on the suspected drug trafficker’s account with a bank, on the ground the said the Federal Government Treasury Bill to the sum…

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Drug Trafficking: businesswoman narrates how husband abandoned her with 3 kids

A businesswoman, Chidi Konyeaso, on Wednesday, September 5 narrated before a Federal High Court, Lagos, how her estranged husband, Dennis Konyeaso, abandoned her and three kids for several years, after he was involved in a hard-drug related offences. The businesswoman who is standing trial before Justice Mohammed Idris led-court, on a four counts charge of conspiracy, aiding and abating, unlawful dealing and storing of 3.3 kilograms of cocaine. The estranged couple are being tried  by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The offences according to the NDLEA’s prosecutor, Mrs.…

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